Gyanodaya’19 Inaugurated

Gyanodaya’19- “Education is a lifetime idea that will develop your character”-Swami Bhramhasthanandji

Tuesday 6th August, 2019, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management hosted GYANODAYA 2019, the Induction Program for First Year Engineering & MBA Integrated students. The function was inaugurated by lighting the traditional lamp at the hands of Swami Shri. Bramhasthanandji, President, Ramkrishna Math, Nagpur, Chief Guest for the occasion, Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar, Vice Chairman, RCOEM, Shri Satyanarayan Nuwal, Vice Chairman & President of the function, Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM, Shri. Kailash Chandra Agrawal, Secretary RCOEM, Shri Rajendra Purohit, Secretary, RCOEM, Shri Ashok kumar Pacheriwala, Tresurer, RCOEM, Dr. R. S. Pande, Principal, Dr. Y. M. Sonkhaskar, Dean Students’ Representative Council (SRC) and Dr. Sanjogta Meshram, In-charge First Year BE.

Dr. Y.M Sonkhaskar, Dean, SRC introduced Swami Bramhasthanandji, the chief guest of the function who enlightened the audience on the meaning of GYANODAYA. Swamiji quoted a few teachings by Swami Vivekananda on education and character building and the ability to decide what to take in and discard. He also emphasized on being sincere and truthful in the endeavors one takes. He also  threw light upon the importance of real knowledge of working of mankind and character building. “Education is a lifetime idea that will develop your character” were his words.

Shri Satyanarayan Nuwal addressed the first-year students and asserted upon the importance of hard work and ethics. He gave an overview of the functioning and of all opportunities provided by the institute and shared his insights on having a clear vision and objective to be able to achieve a set goal. “Knowing is not enough, we must apply; Wishing is not enough, we must do” is his idea of true knowledge.

Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM addressed the gathering of parents and students by emphasizing on the importance of quality development in education.

The Principal presented the Gram Geeta to the Chief Guest and delivered his opening remark. It focused on the accomplishments of the college focusing on the recent national level achievements of the students, the colleges’ efforts and provisions for the overall development of the students and other academic and non-academic attributes of the college. He ended his note by extending warm and good wishes to the newly inducted students. 

In the second half of the function, Dr. S. D. Mohgaonkar, Dean Second Shift introduced the various deans, HODs and functional in-charges of the institutes. He also briefed about the various functional committees of the institution and the expectations and the responsibilities of the students towards the institute. He also urged the parents to be an active part of the various events and their responsibilities towards the same.

The previous day, Ms. Jharna De and DCP Shri Chinmay Pandit (Zone 2, Nagpur) had a motivational talk with students. Dr. Sanjogta M. Meshram (First Year In-charge), Dr. A.J. Agrawal (Dean Academics), Dr. Abhijeet A. Aghase (Controller of Examinations), Prof. N. M. Deshkar and Dr. Rashmi Shahu (In-charge Counselling Cell), Dr. Anupam Kher (Dean T&P), Dr. Preeti Voditel (Prof. In-charge GEMS), Dr. C. P. Pandhurnekar (Anti Ragging and Disciplinary Committee Member), Dr. J. P. Kalambe (Presiding Officer, ICC), Dr. Cynita Christy (Librarian, RCOEM), Dr. Y.M. Sonkhaskar (Dean SRC), Dr. Amit Anurag (HOD, Physical Education) addressed the students about their respective portfolios and existing facilities in the college.

Concluding the event, Ms. Jasmine Jadwani, Student Welfare Head, SRC and Mr. Yash Khandelwal, Cultural Secretary, SRC delivered the vote of thanks. The event was compared by Ms. Tanvi Bhat and Mr. Samwardhan Khandelwal, SRC Students of RCOEM.


Club SAE INDIA RCOEM Collegiate

Team TRIDENT of Club SAE INDIA RCOEM Collegiate have scucessfully cleared the Virtual round of E- BAJA SAE INDIA 2020 and has been selected for the Final event to be held at Pithampur in January 2020 for which they will be fabricating an electric powered ATV.

The team has recieved 5 licences of ANSYS 19 R2 ( approximately 4 lac. each) for a period of one year and 25 licences of Solid Works (approx. 2.5 lacs each) for period of two years.

The students team comprises of 25 students from Mechanical, Industrial, EN and EDT branches. Their innovative design was approximated by the industry experts during the virtual round held at Chitkara University Chandigarh recently.
The entire project is sponsored by the college. The entire fabrication will be done in central workshop of the college.

RCOEM got 'Best New NPTEL Local Chapter' outside top 100 rated local chapter for July-Oct 2018.

NPTEL –  SWAYAM ,  RCOEM   Local Chapter : Id : 1981

Appreciation of Students and Faculty members of the college for their exemplary performance in the NPTEL Online Examination run July-Oct 2018 during the college annual function ‘PRATISHRUTI-19’ at the hands of Chief Guest,  Mr. Ghanshyam Ahuja , Alumnus of RCOEM, CEO, Copernicus Consulting Pvt Ltd. Singapore.

Highlights of RCOEM NPTEL Local Chapter during Examination Run July-Oct 2018

  • RCOEM NPTEL Local Chapter awarded with ‘BEST NEW NPTEL LOCAL CHAPTER ‘ (outside top 100 Local Chapters)
  • 47th Position in list of ACTIVE Local Chapters
  • Active SPOC Certificate : Dr. Asmita D. Deshpande
  • 1 Top Performing Mentor Certificate : Rajesh B. Raut
  • 1 Course Topper Certificate : Gaythri Band
  • Course Toppers Certificates
  • 1% topper category : Mr. Param Puranik, Ms. Pallavi Waghmare, Mr. Ashutosh Singh Prof. Sweta V. Jain.
  • 5% topper category : Mr. Sarang Nafde, Prof. Vrushali Bongirwar, Dr. Asmita D. Deshpande
  •  7 Gold category Certificates : Mr. Chaitanya .N. Asati, Mr. Kaivalya Sathe, Ms. Pooja Yadav, Mr.  Param Puranik ,Mr. Pooja Agrawal, Mr. Om Pandey, Mr. Ashutosh Singh

    • 65 Elite category Certificates
    • 19 Faculty Development Certificates (FDP) Certificates
    • 46 students have taken credit transfer through MOOCs on NPTEL against Open Elective of Semester VI (2018-19).
    • Pallavi Waghmare , student of VIth Semester from Department of  Management Technology has completed 2 Weeks Internship at IIT, Kharagpur under ‘NPTEL Internship Scheme’.

RCOEM’s International Conference ICACER-2019 inaugurated

International Conference on Advances & Challenges in Energy Research (ICACER- 2019) organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur has been inaugurated. The conference is organised in association with CSIR-NEERI, Institution of Engineers (India) as knowledge partners.

ICACER-2019 has been inaugurated on 15 th March 2019 at Chitnavis Centre, Civil lines, Nagpur at the hands of Chief guest Shri. Prafulla Pathak, Chairman, Solar Energy Society of India (SESI), New Delhi. Dr. Shripal Singh, Scientist & Officer Incharge CIMFR was guest of honor. Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar, Vice Chairman, RCOEM presided over the function, Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM, Shri Rajendra Purohit, Secretary, RCOEM, Dr. R. S. Pande, Principal and General Chair, Dr. K.N. Agrawal, Convener and Dr. M. M. Gupta Co-Convener were prominently present.

At the outset ICACER-2019 has been inaugurated by lighting the traditional lamp. The founder chairman of RCOEM and Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, his Excellency Shri Banwarilal Purohit expressed his best wishes to the conference through his message, that was read by Dr. R.S. Pande, Principal of RCOEM, Nagpur.

Dr. K. N. Agrawal, Convener, ICACER-19, in his introductory remarks highlighted the various sessions, plenary talks and deliberations to be held during the two days of conference. The conference delegates are from research organizations, academic institutions in India and abroad and industry personnel. A total of 54 research papers will be presented in the two days of conference. All registered and presented papers are likely to be published in online special conference issue of IJMPERD, a Scopus indexed journal.

In his presidential address Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar spoke about the direct relationship of electricity generation & development of the nation. He urged delegates and researchers to work for society and to use their research work for the benefit of common man. The knowledge partners & Sponsors R.C. Plasto Tanks & Pipes Pvt. Ltd, Moil Ltd & Manmohan Minerals & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. Were felicitated by the hands of President of the function Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar.

The abstract book was released by the hands of all digniteries. 

Dr. M.M. Gupta, CO-Convener & HOD Mechanical proposed the formal vote of thanks. The inaugural function was compered by Dr. P.S. Deole & Prof. R. A. Agrawal.

Keynote: In his keynote address Shri. Prafulla Pathak, Chairman, Solar Energy Society of India (SESI), New Delhi, said about advances & research going on in energy sector. He also pointed about cost of generation of power for conventional & unconventional methods of power generation like Solar & Wind energy. He brifed about the progress of unconventional energy generation & utilization after independence. He also highlighted about the e-mobility & large capacity solar power plants.

Plenary Talk 1: Dr. Lalit Kumar Sahoo, Principal Scientist CSIR-CIMFR Nagpur spoke on Energy efficiency Benchmarking. In his talk he highlighted the reduction in losses during energy conversion. He briefed about the energy conservation techniques for various household & commercial applications.

The day was followed by the sessions of industry experts on industrial case studies & technical paper presentation sessions by the participants. Conference Organising Secretary Dr. V.V. Shukla & Dr. S.S. Joshi, along with all the faculty members of Mechanical Department put consistent efforts for the success of the conference.

The day two of the conference would witness the technical paper presentation sessions, poster presentation competition & plenary talks.

On day Three the industrial visit for the participants to the nearby industries is planned.