International Conference

International Conference on Smart Strategies for Digital World Organized at RCOEM, Nagpur.

L to R: Dr. Rupesh Pais, Co-Convenor, Dr. Rajesh Pande, Principal RCOEM, Cdr. B. M. Bhandarkar, Director General, IIIE, Shri R. G. Rajan, former CMD, RCF, Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary RCOEM, Shri D, V. Bhagat, Chairman, IIIE, Dr. I. P. Keswani, Convenor.

“Every business must leverage the digital technologies for achieving competitive advantage” insisted Shri. R. G. Rajan, Former CMD, Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd., Mumbai. He was speaking during the inaugural ceremony of the 58th National Convention of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (IIIE) & International Conference on ‘Smart Strategies for Digital World - Industrial Engineering Perspective’, organised jointly by IIIE and Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management (RCOEM), Nagpur.

Amidst the presence of a galaxy of eminent personalities on the dais including Shri R. G. Rajan, former CMD, Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd. as Chief Guest; Shri. Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM as President; Cdr. B. M. Bhandarkar (Retd.), Director General IIIE; Shri D. V. Bhagat, Chairman, IIIE National Council; Dr Rajesh Pande, Principal RCOEM; Dr. I. P. Keswani Convenor and Dr. Rupesh Pais, Co-Convenor of the conference,  58th National Convention of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering and International Conference was inaugurated recently at RCOEM.

Dr. I. P. Keswani gave opening remarks where he elaborated the theme of conference and informed the gathering that the earlier convention of IIIE which were held in Nagpur in 2009 and 2013 had received a very good response which encouraged the Nagpur Chapter to host this National Convention & International Conference this time.

Speaking on the occasion Dr. Rajesh Pande, Principal RCOEM, said that such conferences involving intensive interaction between industries & Institutions would help both industry and academia.

Cdr. B. M. Bhandarkar (Retd), Director General IIIE, elucidated the crowd about the importance of smart digital strategies.

Shri D. V. Bhagat, Chairman IIIE, spoke about the objectives and activities of IIIE and informed that IIIE organises two key events every year, CEO conference and National Convention with a National or International  Conference. IIIE founded in 1957 works for the promotion of Industrial Engineering and improving the productivity of the manufacturing organisations.

Shri Govindlal Agarwal in his presidential address expressed the need of more research and contribution in this area from academia and industry in order to achieve dream of Digital India.

Shri R. G. Rajan, former CMD, Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd., in his speech, explained the key industrial Engineering strategies for performance improvement of business and also emphasized the role of digital technologies in the profitability of the organisation.

A Souvenir of the conference was also released at the hands of Shri R. G. Rajan.  Dr. Rashmi Sahu compered the programme while vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Rupesh Pais

Along with the conference a National Productivity Competition (NPC) was also held which received a very good response as the industries from various parts of the country enthusiastically participated in the same. National Productivity Competition in which 38 teams from various organisations in India presented their Productivity Improvement Case Studies.

On the second day of conference around 80 papers were presented by the various delegates in 7 different technical sessions. Also a panel discussions was held on the theme of the conference.

Conference was concluded with a valedictory function. Addressing the gathering during the valedictory function of the conference, Cdr. B. M. Bhandarkar, Director General IIIE, congratulated IIIE Nagpur Chapter & RCOEM for the commendable efforts in successfully organising the event.

Dr. Shalini Vanjari, Vice –Chancellor, SNDT University, and Chief Guest of the function deliberated upon the universal. She lauded the work of IIIE in this area as the largest professional body promoting the principles and practices of Industrial Engineering.

On this occasion, IIIE Fellowships, various IIIE National awards and awards for the various categories in the conference were distributed  at the hands of the President & Chief Guest of the function.

Dr. Vivek Sunnapwar, Hon. Secreatery, IIIE, presented the report of all the activities during the two days of the conference. Prof. Rakshal Agrawal, compered the programme, Prof. Harish Kutemate, Vice-Chairman IIIE , proposed the vote of thanks. It was informed that the 59th National Convention of IIIE will be organised at Aurangabad during October 2017.



The students of Department of Civil Engineering, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur had organized  central India’s largest civil techno event NEEV – A National Convention of Civil Engineering Students on 15th,17th,18th & 19th October, 2016 under the banner of CESA-Civil Engineering Students Association. More than 1000 Civil Engineering students participated in six different technical events & two workshops from all around the Central India. NEEV 2016 this year aimed to promote the concept of SUSTAINABILITY IN CIVIL ENGINEERING.

The NEEV started its activities by organizing a social event on the auspicious day of Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October 2016 as their Corporate Social Responsibility towards society & named it as NEEV-Our Social Face with the collaboration of a home grown NGO “Sankalp-Nayi Soch Nayi Ummeed”. This drive included Cleanliness Drive at Futala Lake where local cleanliness NMC workers were also felicitated with a shawl & a memento. A free Health Check up Camp at the Sundergarh High School with Awareness for under privilege people was organized under the guidance & collaboration with Meditrina Institute of Medical Science and a Tree Plantation Drive near RCOEM Campus.

NEEV2016 was formally inaugurated on 15th October. The chief guest for the function was Dr. Vimal Ghalot, Engineer, PWD Research Wing, Bikener, Rajasthan. The day then began with the first workshop of NEEV conducted on the idea of “Attitude Aptitude Attribute”enhancement of corporate skills of participants. The extravaganza of NEEV continued on 18th October too as formal two days technical Workshop on this year’s theme “SUSTAINABILITY IN CIVIL ENGINEERING” was inaugurated. Both the workshop got a huge applause from the participants as renowned faces with great experience & expertise in the field gave the lectures on the workshop topics.

NEEV2016 also had its celebrated events Mad-4-Cad, Tender-Filling, Buildcon, Elucidation and Elevate also started with a great enthusiasm on 17th October whereas the Town-O-Planner event started on 18th October. Students participated in a huge numbers in all the events and workshop in a thirst to learn something new and return back with cherishing memories.

STTP on “Embedded Systems using Raspberry Pi Single Board Computer”


The Department of EC of RCOEM organized ISTE approved STTP on “Embedded Systems using Raspberry Pi Single Board Computer” during 3rd oct to 8th oct 2016.

with the co-ordination of Prof. Anish Goel and Prof. Reena Rahate. Prof. Anish Goel highlighted on the topic Embedded systems with Rasberry –pi. Prof. Reena Rahate gave introduction of ARM Architecture. Prof. Vipul Lande conducted sessions on communication Interfaces with Rasberry-pi . The domain expert Mr.Ketan Paithankar from ProMax digital pvt. ltd, Nagpur gave exposure to Visual Computing with Raspberry Pi. Mr. Piyush Agrawal from KPIT technologies, Pune gave an insight about the application of single board computers in Embedded Industry. All the faculties of EC department worked dedicatedly for the success of STTP.

REEF (Shri Ramdeobaba College Engineers for Environment Forum)



REEF (Shri Ramdeobaba College Engineers for Environment Forum) the environment club of RCOEM, won the Vidarbha Bird Race organized by Maharashtra Forest Department in association with Birds of Vidarbha. It was arranged to during the Wildlife Week organized from 1st to 7th October 2016. This is the 3 rd consequent win of REEF in the past one and half years. REEF won among 30 teams that participated from all over Vidarbha. Rohit Hazare (3rd year EC) was the captain of the team. The other team members were Harjot Singh Kahai (4th Year Civil), Himanshu Gune (2nd Year, EDT), Atharva Mangrulkar (2nd Year, IT), and Udayaan Dyandand (2nd Year, Civil).

A bird race is where different teams visit various hotspots in a region which are rich in bird life. They correctly identify the bird species in the wild and list them out. The team which is able to identify the maximum number of species of birds in the wild wins the race. Winning is based on many aspects, knowledge about birds is most important.


RCOEM Students shine at Inter-collegiate sports


RCOEM Basketball (Men) Team won RTMNU Intercollegiate Championship third time consecutively whereas Basketball (Women) Team finished with Runner Up Place. Basketball (Men) Team also won The Punjabrao Krida Mahotsav Intercollegiate Championship second time in a row, Organised by DNC, Nagpur.



An International Conference on Management and Information Systems (ICMIS 2016) was held in Bangkok on 23rd and 24th September, 2016 organized by International Forum of Management Scholars (INFOMS) and Chitkara University. The paper titled “The factors of organizational role stress affecting the stress level of IT employees in Nagpur city” authored by Dr. Gayathri Band and Dr. Neeta Shah, of Department of Management Technology, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management and Mr. Sriram Rajagopalan , Electrolux Appliances, Dubai won the Outstanding Best paper Award at ICMIS 2016. The paper also received appreciation on the research carried out in the paper. Dr Neeta Shah also chaired a technical management session in the International Conference. 

Dr. Monika R Seth Brings laurels to RCOEM


Dr. Monika R. Seth , Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities has brought laurels to the college. She has received an International Honour as her name has been enlisted in prestigious International Publication entitled, “ASIA/PACIFIC WHO’S WHO” volume XIV published in 2016 for her academic achievements.

‘ASIA/PACIFIC WHO’S WHO’ volume recognises the outstanding achievements of people from Asia Pacific region who have significantly contributed for the promotion and amelioration of society in different domains.

Eco-Friendly Ganesh Idol of RCOEM wins First Prize


Boys and Girls of RCOEM hostel took a unique initiative to make eco-friendly idol of Lord Ganesha made of Alum under the guidance of Adocate Pradeep Agrawal, Chairman temple committee. This initiative of RCOEM of Eco Friendly Idol carries a great social message that the time has come when festivals must be celebrated with eco sensibility.

The idol was declared the 1 st winner of Avaneesh….Pratham Tula Wandito 2016 by a NGO Kaazwa in association with mini ARTS event. The NGO has surveyed all Ganesh Mandles in the city and on basis of 10 ecofriendly parameters, rated the whole festival celebration on a scale of 10 in which RCOEM Ganesh Festival Celebration got the highest, 9 points as it celebrated Ganesh festival in most ecofriendly manner. We are thankful to the NGO for spreading awareness in the society about ecofriendly celebration of festivals.

Students of Boys and Girls hostel such as Vishal Bagadiya(CSE – final year), Sagar Pokarna (Civil – final year), Sahil Saraf (Industrial – final year), Ayush Gandhi (MAM – fourth year), Pratik Mantri (Civil – final year), Pratham Singhaniya (Civil – final year), Abhishek Agrawal (Civil-final year), Tejal Chandak (Civil – final year), Radhika Agrawal (Civil – final year), Soniya Agrawal (CSE – final year) , Sumit Karnawat (Industrial – Third year), Krishna Agrawal (Civil – third year), Nipun Agrawal (IT – third year ), Sourabh Shah (EC – third year ), Harshit Nanda (EN – third year), Nishant Agrawal (Industrial – third year), Jayesh Chandak (Civil – third year ), Ayur Chourasiya (EC–third year), Yash Agrawal (CSE – third year) and Arya Agrawal (Civil -- third year) put their immense efforts in making this celebration a grand success.

Students also took the initiative of donating notebooks and stationary items to the children of orphanage which was a grand success. This celebration ultimately ended with immersion of Ganesha on 11th September, 2016 and students of Boys and Girls hostel celebrated Ganeshotsav with their immense contribution towards environment.