Independence Day

On the auspicious occasion of 71st Independence Day, there was zealous celebrations organised on the grounds of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur by college management committee and NSS Unit of RCOEM. The programme started with Flag Hoisting at 9:30 A.M. by the hands of Hon'ble Chief Guest Shri. Chandrakantbhai Thakar (Vice-Chairman, Shri Ramdeobaba Sarvajanik Samiti) in the august presence of Shri. Govindlalji Agrawal (General Secretary, Shri Ramdeobaba Sarvajanik Samiti ) , Dr. R.S Pande (Principal, SRCOEM) along with staff and students of the College.

Flag Hoisting was followed by National Anthem, and then Chief Guest enlightened the staff and students about importance of freedom with his motivational speech. Various acts were performed by Music club , Dance club and Drama Club. The celebrations reflected India's struggle for freedom, achievements after freedom in the sector of Agriculture , Science and Technology along with the plight of Naxalism. The ceremony concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Miss. Shrutika Patel (Secretary, NSS Unit) along with distribution of sweets.

Jai Hind!!

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Gyanodaya-2017, an induction programme for the newly admitted first year students was held at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management on 5th August, 2017. Following the Indian cultures and values, the event began with the traditional lightening of the lamp. The event was graced by the auspicious presence of Rev. Swami Brahmasthananda; President of Ramkrishna math, Nagpur and also the Vice Chairman Shri Satyanarayan Nuwal, RCOEM; Shri Govindlalji Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM; Shri Kailashchand Agrawal and Shri  Rajendra Purohit, Secretaries, RCOEM; Shri Ashok Kumar Pacheriwala, Treasurer, RCOEM; Dr. R. S. Pande; Principal, RCOEM, Prof. S.H. Deshmukh; Dean SRC and Prof. Prachi A. Saoji; First Year In-charge, RCOEM.

Dr. Y.M. Sonkhaskar introduced Swami Brahmasthanandaji, the chief guest of the function. Swamiji threw light upon the importance of real knowledge of working for mankind and character building. He also stressed on following the path of Swami Vivekanada and work for the betterment of humanity.

Shri Satyanarayan Nuwal addressed students and asserted upon the importance of hardwork and ethics.   He also stated that the College is ragging free and has various disciplinary cells like the anti-ragging and anti-harassment cell.

Dr. R. S. Pande, Principal RCOEM gave the opening remark stressing on the glories and achievements of RCOEM and also gave importance about academics and examinations. He also introduced about the offers and opportunities for UG and PG courses and informed about the autonomy.

Mr. Sanghpal Wasnik, the Joint Cultural Secretary, SRC, delivered the Vote of thanks and the event was compeered by Mr. Nihal Kashyap and Ms. Sanjana Nandy.


The College continued with its winning streak for the third consecutive year by winning one of the top positions in the Annual College Magazine Competition held by Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. Arceon’16 was awarded the 2nd prize in a high profile function held at Gurunanak Bhawan of RTMNU on the ‘Vardhapan Din’ of the University held on 4th August 2017. The Magazine team was felicitated by the Chief Guest for the function, Dr S P Kane, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of RTMNU and Dr Yeole, Hon’ble Pro-Vice Chancellor of RTMNU. The prize comprised a cash prize of Rs.5000 and a certificate.

The theme of Arceon’16 was ‘Startups’ that carried features of different successful start-ups initiated by College students. The magazine was entirely designed by the students of the magazine committee including the main cover and the section covers. The editors for the Arceon’16 magazine were Mihir Raichura, Rashmi Naidu and Shirin Chimthanawala and faculty coordinators were Dr Deepshikha Mehra, Dr Gayathri Band, Prof Pratishruti Singh and Prof Vandana Gandhi.

Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD)

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The Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD) a seven day workshop was inaugurated at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur on 3rd July 2017.The chief guest of the function was Dr. P.G. Yeole, Pro Vice Chancellor, R.T.M.N.U.Shri Rajendra Purohit, Secretary RCOEM, Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary RCOEM, Dr. R.S. Pande, Principal RCOEM and Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener WAD were present on the dais.

Over 200 delegates from various colleges like IIIT Nagpur, D.Y.Patil College of Engineering Mumbai, Terna College, Mumbai, National Law University Delhi, Manipal University, BIT, Durg and different colleges from Nagpur participated in the workshop. In her opening remark Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener WAD, said that the aim of such an endeavor was to explore excellence within an individual to help him reach to highest altitude. Dr. R.S Pande, Principal RCOEM, welcomed the chief guest Dr. P.G.Yeole. He also appreciated such kind of workshops and emphasized on the need to expand them on a local level. Quoting the famous autobiography of Jack Well, He said that our problem is instead of thinking mediocre and achieving it, we should think high and have high ambitions. Dr. R.S. Pande also stated that such kind of workshops prove to be helpful in placement procedure.

Dr. P.G.Yeole, in his inaugural address enlightened the audience with his inspiring words on the importance of presentation of individual’s personality and character. He also shared his views on job interviews and gave a few tips on the same. He explained the difference between aptitude and attitude relating it with sharpening the acquired skills and developing the inbuilt skills. Giving the famous concept of three mothers Dr Yeole said that our first mother is the biological mother, the second one is the teacher and the third one is our profession. Dr. Yeole also spoke about 3 D’s,that should have in every student’s life i.e. Discipline, Dedication and Determination. Shri Govindlal Agarwal in his presidential address spoke about how Engineers are leaders of the world, He also said that every student should learn to change oneself and accept others. He assured the delegates that this 7 day workshop will give a life time learning to all the participants

The Student Secretary Mr. Sarvesh Shastri proposed the Vote of Thanks. Student in Charge, Mr. Sanghpal Wasnik presented the report of WAD WINTER December’16.



  • Non-stop 36 Hours digital programming competition begins
  • A total of 80 teams, from 16 states from all over India
  • World’s biggest hackathon
  • 698 problem statements under 26 Ministries
  • Judges Panel from RT&H Ministry, AICTE & Persistent Systems
  • PM Narendra Modi to interact with participants on 1st April, 2017

“Swadeshi, economic and sustainable innovations is the need of the hour and we all must strive incessantly to achieve it”, asserted Shri Nitin  Gadkari at the inauguration of Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon ’17, a pan Indian 36 hour nonstop digital programming competition, kickstarted at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur to conduct this mega technical extravaganza.


The event at RCoEM, Nagpur was formally inaugurated by Shri Nitinji Gadkari, Hon’ble Union Minister, Ministry of Road, Transport & Highways, Government of India. He was welcomed by the Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar, Vice Chairman, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management. Shri Nitin Gadkari, spoke extensively on the theme ‘wealth from waste’ like biofuel, lithium battery, ethanol, etc. where he said that knowledge is the locus for futuristic development. He stressed on the fact that research and innovation is the need of the hour and students have a huge responsibility of coming up with sustainable and economically feasible solutions for the betterment of the countrymen. He elaborated on the various ambitious projects that the Ministry of Roads, Transport and Highways is undertaking for cost-cutting benefits. He mentioned about the state-of the art 9km long road tunnel that has been constructed at Srinagar which will be inaugurated by Shri Narendra Modiji, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 2nd April, 2017. Shri Nitin Gadkari gave a clarion call to all the students and technocrats to contribute in nation building by encouraging swadeshi technology. He wished the students a technologically sound future. He also interacted with the members of the participating teams to know about their domain of problem statements and how they planned to come up with solutions. Prominently present at the occasion were Shri Dilip Malkhede, Advisor, AICTE;  Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCoEM;  Shri Rajendra Purohit, Secretary, RCoEM;  Shri Shyamsundar  Rathi, Shri Sanjay Agrawal, Shri Dwarkaprasadji Gupta, Executive Members, RCoEM;  Dr R S Pande, Principal, RCoEM & Nodal Officer, Smart India Hackathon’17, Nagpur; Dr M B Chandak, Assistant Nodal Officer and delegates from NIC, Persistent Systems, various faculties and Heads of the Department, RCoEM. The programme was compeered by Prof Pratishruti Singh-Agarwal.

The icing on the cake for the participating teams at Smart India Hackathon’17 will be the live video interaction of PM Narendra Modi with over 10,000 young innovators across India today late evening. The 36 hour event includes hands-on training sessions by AICTE personnel, who will be also judging the competition. The panel of judges from the Ministry of Road, Transport & Highways includes Mr Sanjay Jaju, Director, NHIDL; Mr R C Palekar, General Manager, NHAI; Mr Vipin Mangla, General Manager, NHAI; Mr Mansoor Ul Haque, Director, MIC; Mr Sandeep Kumar, General Manager, NHIDL; Mr Tarun Srivastava, Director, NIC; Mr Shishir Dani, Project Manager, Peristent; Mr Madan Tiwari, CEO, Click2Cloud and Mr Kunal Kuller, Manager, NHIDL

The judges for the event at Nagpur centre from the Persistent Systems include - Mr Jaydeep  Ayachit, Mr Rahul Gade, Mr Niket Pathak, Mr Sachin Khot, Mr Naresh Waswani, Prashant Chaware, Shailesh Wadhankar, Prakshit Umare, Manoj Dhanorkar, Vinit Kapoor, Laxman Potbhare and Rajeev Reddy.

Recreational activities like yoga and zumba dancing have been planned to ease the young innovators’ minds during the hackathon.  The event will conclude on 2nd April, 2017 at 8:00 pm followed by valedictory function across all the 26 centres where prizes worth more than 50 lakh Rupees will be given away. All the prize winners will be connected to form a ‘Community of Innovative Minds’.

Dr S D Mohgaonkar, Dean Second Shift, RCoEM; Dr D S Adane, Head, Dept. of Information Technology; Dr Priti Voditel, Head, Dept. of Computer Application; Prof S H Deshmukh, Dean, SRC; Dr A A Khurshid, Head, Dept. of Electronics; Prof Lalit Agrawal; Dr M Korde; Dr R Pais, Head, Dept. of Management Technology; Dr J Kene, Dr Y Sonkhaskar, Prof M R Wanjari, faculty and student members have worked relentlessly to make Smart India Hackathon a successful event.

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ELECTROLITZ Student’s Society of Electronics Engineering Department of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management organized National Conference & Project Competition ENNOVATE 2017 on 24 March2017. Mr. Vinod Kumar Agrawal, CPM (Tele & Operation), Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation was invited as Chief Guest. The theme of the competition was “Challenge your Creativity”. E-book of abstract was released on the occasion.

Dr. R. S. Pande, Principal,RCOEM presided over the function. & Dr.(Mrs.) A.A.Khurshid, Head of Electronics Engineering department and staff members of Electronics Department were prominently present. Around 550 Students from various colleges participated actively in Project and Paper Competition. The projects were evaluated by eminent experts from industry and academia. Mr.Biswarajan Beura ,DY. General Manager (S&T),Nagpur Metro Rail Project, Mr.Cristian Bostan,Chief Signaling Expert,General Consultant,Nagpur Metro Rail Project, ,Mr.Arvind Kolte,Director ,Electronics Control System,Mr. Akhil Bahale,Director,Sterling Electricals & Technologies, judged the innovative project models of the participents.  The prizes and certificates were distributed to the winners at the hands of General Secretary Shri. Govindlal Agarwal. Prof. Poorvi K.Joshi & Dr. P.S.Jawarkar, conveners of ENNOVATE 2017 played a stellar role along with the staff members of electronics Department, Ms. Aishwarya Shrivastava, President of Electrolitz society and entire Electrolitz Team.


The winning team of Nautanki being awarded with the cash prize

On March 21st, 2017 National Level CSIR-NEERI Conference on Water Scarcity and Awareness was held, which focused on the problem of worldwide water scarcity and pollution. Also the conference stressed upon the ways to save water and make people aware about it. The Conference was open to the public as well as press. Approximately 300 people were in attendance. During the conference, attendees shared opinions, thoughts and suggestions for about this topic. Dr.Rakesh Kumar, CSIR-NEERI Director; Dr.Pawan Labhasetwar, Scientist & Head, WT & M division were present, to discuss in the conference. They were the keynote speakers.

The winning team along with Faculty In Charge, Pratishruti Singh-Agarwal being appreciated by General Secretary, Shri Govindlalji Agarwal and Principal, Dr R S Pande

During the day, CSIR-NEERI had organised various competitions for Drama and Short Films so as to send a strong visual message to the common man making them alert and aware about the Water related campaign. NAUTANKI-The Drama Club, participated in the competition under the Dramatics category under the guidance of the club mentor, Mrs. Pratishruti Singh Agrawal.

Participants had the opportunity to represent their college in front of the foreign delegates present on and off the dais. They had to research about their character and relate it to the present day scenario. Our college secured the 3rd position and was awarded a cash prize of Rs.10, 000.We were also invited on March 22ndto perform again. At the conclusion of the conference, the club was invited by a member of a theatre group based in Mumbai and invited to Pune to perform the same play. The team comprised Script Writer: Saurabh Hardas Director: Mustafa Neemuchwala Cast: Amar Mishra, Nikita Sen, Nishad Janefalkar, Nishigandha Gawande, Vedant Vyas, Viddhesh Gharpure and Vivek Thaware.

Anubhav Gupta and Anurima Chakraborty being appreciated for their performance at Litfest

Technovision 10.0

Technovision 10.0 - a national level technical festival is a part of initiative taken by the college with Technical Club of our institute to give an opportunity to budding engineers to implement their technical knowledge and explore their creativity. Dissemination of knowledge goes beyond classroom teaching. First Technovision was initiated with this vision 15 years before in the academic year 2002-2003.Silver Jubilee –Technovision 6.0 was a land mark event as it was inaugurated and graced by the presence of Honorable former president of India and well known Scientist Dr. A.P.J.  Abdul Kalam in 2010. Now this event has become the brand event of RCOEM.

This year the tenth edition of this technical extravaganza Technovision 10.0 was inaugurated along with Pratishruti 17 in the august presence of Mr. Rohit Dev, Co-Founder Ideas91, UAE, our own alumni on 6th March, 2017.

The event consists of many technical workshops on the recent trends, competitions, quizzes, challenging events.

To make aware about the recent developments in the field of engineering and technology to our students, we conducted six technical workshops on the recent trends like Big Data Science and Hadoop, Internet of things (IOT), Self balancing Bots, Additive manufacturing, Modern Surveying Techniques, and Technomusica-modern mixing of Music and technology. 275 participants from the various engineering colleges of the region have participated in these workshops. The speakers were from the industries like Robokart Mumbai, Capgemini Bangalore and VNIT Nagpur. All the workshops are well appreciated by the participants.

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The whole journey of this mega event Technovision 10.0 was a memorable experience for all the participants as well as a very good learning experience for the entire Technovision team who worked very hard with full dedication to make this event a grand success.