Workshop On ‘KOHA & LIBRARY AUTOMATION’

The central library of our College hosted a one day workshop ‘Koha & Library Automation’, on 12th  October, 2018, for library staff and system administrators. This was organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, our College being Remote Centre No. 1367.

The workshop began through a live video interaction using A-View. Koha software is an open source platform which can be used free of cost. Through this workshop training was given by course coordinators on its use, installation, and maintenance. 33 participants representing around 28 schools/colleges had participated in this day long workshop.

The last session of the day was that of question-answer through A-View. The program ended with Fr. Paul Chandrakunnel, Director of our College addressing the participants. Dr. Vijay M Deshmukh (Librarian) was Course Coordinator of the workshop, Mr. Javed Sheikh, System Administrator and Dr. Ashutosh Werulkar, IIT Remote Centre Coordinator.

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Webinar on “Preparing for Placement”

On September 29th, 2018 an interaction for third and final year students was organised with Mr. Aditya Malviya (Alumnus 2016) in the department of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. He is presently working in Honeywell Aerospace division as a full stack IOS Python Developer, CI/CD – Automation and Build Engineer. The webinar was organised with an objective to make students aware of different trending technologies in the industries and the steps to prepare for core electronics and software placement.

The session started with Mr. Aditya Malviya taking the audience through the latest emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, IOT, IIOT, Bi Data, Data Science, Digital Twin, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, Cyber Security, Data Privacy and Develops. He explained each technology and also listed different industries who are working on them. These are the companies students should target for placement.

He also explained what the companies are expecting from the students to recruit them like knowledge of C++, Python with good foundationin their basic subjects of their graduation. He also shared the experience of the 6 level interview he faced at Honeywell and what things made him stand out from the crowd. The session ended with students asking queries regarding the requirements for core electronics placement and software placement and cities to choose to get a specific line of career.

The webinar got a good response with around 40 students and 6 faculty members participating in the interaction. Prof. Binu Joy with the able guidance of Head of the department of E&TC Dr. Ashutosh Werulkar made this enriching interaction possible.

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‘Quizonix’ 2K18

A total of 113 students from different semesters, on 10thof October 2018, participated in ‘Quizonix 2K18’, organized by the Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering in Association with IETE, Nagpur. This is an online test based on Gate and other PSU exam questions, conducted to inbuild within students the culture of competitive exams. In turn, this would help them understand the pattern of exam and time management to be kept in mind while appearing for competitive exams. This is a one hour exam consisting of 35 questions, including Aptitude, English and Technical subjects depending upon the semester (3rd, 5th & 7th).
The event was coordinated by Prof. S. Samuel and Prof. S. Ramachandran along with student coordinators Abhilash Tiwari, Rmalakshmi Udhoji, Priyanka Naik & Saurabh. This test helped students to gain confidence in facing future competitive exams.

Industrial visit to MSRTC Workshop

On a day’s industrial visit to MSRTC Workshop, MIDC Hingna, Nagpur, were 53 students of the 5th semester, Mechanical Engineering Department. Dr. Sushant S Satputaley and Prof. S. V. Deo accompanied these students on 1th September, 2018.

The Workshop Superintendent guided students throughout the visit where they got a thorough understanding of body work techniques & procedures for transport buses, engine assembly dis-assembly process, working of different types of fuel pumps used in MSRTC buses and maintenance process followed by them.

Through this tour students were productively engaged in a first hand experience of visiting various sections within the industry.

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FDP101x Face to Face Interaction

On 6th & 7th Oct, 2018, twenty faculty members of our College participated in a Face to Face Interaction under the Faculty Development Foundation Program in ICT for Education (FDP101x), conducted by IIT Bombay. This is a two-week AICTE approved FDP under the aegis of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission for Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) offered in a blended/hybrid mode.

The participants were supposed to be present in person for the face to face interactive sessions at our college, a designated Remote Centre (RC-1367) of IIT Bombay. The interactions were held online between remote centres established across the country by them. The Focused interactive sessions for participants were conducted by their own faculty using A-View online platform.

Dr. Surendra Gole, Principal, actively participated and interacted with IIT Bombay resource persons during the FDP. Faculty members too eagerly immersed themselves in the learning process and created web based content during the lab sessions.

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Infinity 2K18- Geeks Ignite in the limitless!

A uniquely enkindled event in Computer Engineering Department  ‘INFINITY 2K18′, was organized in association with Computer Society of India (CSI) forum, on 28th & 29th September, 2018. The Department fest received an amazing response from across the campus. It comprised of various events and workshops based on programming skills, decision making, teamwork, enhancing soft skills and promoting team harmony.

September 28, began with the Inaugural Ceremony hosted by Miss Nidhi Panchabhai (III Year student) and Miss Manisha Kaur (II Year student). The department extended a warm welcome to the guests Fr. Dr. Paul Chandrankunnel (Director, SVPCET) and Dr. Surendra Gole (Principal, SVPCET). They appreciated the involvement of students who stood up to accept responsibilities and also wished team infinity with best wishes. Students participated with intense zeal and vigour. The day witnessed with the events such as:

Speakathon: “Rise above the Rest”. A competition to find the best Orator at Pallotti. The event was coordinated by Sagar Dewale,III year CE, Student Coordinator.

Cracken: “The more you clock the less you unlock”. Legacy event where you need to have Google in your pocket and all your senses in the right place. The event was coordinated by  Minay Talathi, III year CE, Student Coordinator.

Talk@Pallotti: “Not just words beyond them”. The newest event in Infinity series, where professional speakers like Azeem Khan (CEO & Founder of The Tie Up) and Farheen Khan(Founder of Unschooled Artist) who shared their success stories and provided  guidance on industry and entrepreneurship to the audience. The event was coordinated by Uttirna Rao, III year CE, Student Coordinator.

Pixar: “Capturing life creating Art”. This workshop focused on editing photos and video animation. The event was coordinated by Kshitiz Barapatre, III year CE ,Student Coordinator.

Webster:Be a Web Master”. The event taught the participants web development. The event was coordinated by Nayan Agrawal, III year CE, Student Coordinator.

With the participant count of 300+students, day one entertained everyone.

September 29 began with the other events and workshops as follows:-

int Elligence: The intelligent way to  C programming’, a coding event. The event was coordinated by Kshitiz Barapatre, III year CE, Student Coordinator.

Caesar’s Palace: Where luck meets money’. It was a fun task based event along with a feel of casino. The event was coordinated by Abhishek Madankar and Kanishka Nema, III year CE, Student Coordinator.

Cyber Surge: Don’t Hate the Hacker Hate the Code’, was an ethical hacking workshop telling students how to keep themselves vaccinated in this world full of viruses. The event was coordinated by Akshay Parmar, III year CE, Student Coordinator.

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Industrial Visit to CPRI & BHEL, Hyderabad

Fifth Semester Electrical Engineering students went on an industrial to Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited [BHEL] and Central Power Research Institute [CPRI], Hyderabad on 27th and 28th September, 2018.
Forging ahead on a sturdy foundation of over five decades of engineering excellence and embracing the glorious next phase of its growth, BHEL is an integrated power plant equipment manufacturer and one of the largest engineering and manufacturing company of its kind in India. It is engaged in the design, engineering, manufacture, construction, testing, commissioning and servicing of a wide range of products and services for core sectors of the economy. At BHEL students were taken around to various sections of the Generator Manufacturing unit. They visited the Rotor & Stator Winding section, complete testing process and installation of alternators were thoroughly explained by the concerned engineers.
The second day visit was at CPRI, Ultra High Voltage Research Lab ( UHVRL) where students were shown ultra high voltage testing facilities, impulse generator, cascade transformers used to generate high AC voltages, environmental testing laboratory and testing area of high power equipments. Students interacted with the Engineers at CPRI and were briefed about research facilities available, as well as the consultancy projects undertaken by them.
Students who visited these industries, 51 in number, were glad to be a part of this learning experience along with faculty members Prof.( Mrs). S. V. Banode, Prof. M. B. Maurya and non-teaching staff member Mr. S. Wadaskar.

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Industrial Visit to ADANI Power Maharashtra Ltd.

On 29th Sept, 2018, students of 3rd Semester Section-A of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Department, under the supervision of Prof. Deepali Borakheda, Prof. Shiju Samuel & Shruti Ramachandran were taken for an industrial tour to ADANI Power Maharashtra Ltd., Tirora, Gondia. This is the biggest Asian electricity generation power plant where 3300 Mega-Watt/Hour is electricity is being generated.
Students saw first hand how electricity is generated using coal, right from its crushing to electricity generation. They also visited the control room gaining knowledge also in PLC.

The visit helped students understand industrial working conditions and various sections within the industry.

Workshop on Basics of Electronics Devices & Circuits

The Department of Electronics and Telecommunication had organized a workshop under IETE Forum on September 12th, 2018, for the 3rd semester students, 62 in number.  Atharv Hampiholi & Ashutosh Mhaske, both 3rd sem students lead this workshop.

Demos on various innovative projects made by Atharv Hampiholi were shown to students, which includes Inverter, Tesla Coil, Plasma Particle, Use of Clamp Meter, Super Capacitor, etc.

Dr. Ashutosh Werulkar, HOD, elucidated the importance of becoming technically sound. This would help them in their future projects. The workshop was a combination of both knowledge and practical experience put together, encouraging students to ignite the creative elelment within them.

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