Graduation Ceremony and Alumni Meet 2019

The institute organized its third Graduation Ceremony and Alumni Meet on 6th April, 2019. The Graduation ceremony received an overwhelming response from the 2017-2018 batches students. In all 651 alumni participated in the meet. The ceremony began with welcome address by Fr. Varghese Pullan, Chairman, The Nagpur Pallottine Society followed by the institute progress report presented by Fr. Dr. Paul Chandrankunnel, Director. The Chief Guest of the function Mr. Benny Augustine, Director Human Resource, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Unisys, delivered the keynote address. He highlighted the rapid developments in technology and asked the graduates to prepare themselves for meeting the challenges. The college recently received NAAC ‘A’ grade as highlighted in the welcome address by Fr. Varghese Pullan.
The graduates as well as dignitaries clad in ceremonial gowns and cap filled the arena with grace and the event was witnessed by all the distinguished invitees and guests having an association with the institute since its inception. The graduates pledge was administered to the degree recipients by the Chief Guest Mr. Benny Augustine. An aggregate of 415 certificates were distributed to the postgraduate and graduates in the ceremony.
The academic excellence is acknowledged by the institute through the student academic performance awards, distributed at the hands of dignitaries for Winter and Summer 2018 university examinations. The toppers were given away the cash prizes and certification. A total of 106 students received the awards.
The college alumni newsletter was released at the hands of Chief Guest Mr. Benny Augustine along with other dignitaries in presence of Dr. Sushant S. Satputaley, Alumni Cell Incharge. The Final Year Students were also invited to witness this grand annual meet and to be a part of this celebration. The program coordination was done by Mr. Manoj B. Maurya and Dr. S. S. Satputaley. The ceremony concluded with graduation caps flying high followed by gala dinner.

Use of Fire Extinguisher – Mock Drill

As a safety measure, students were given a demonstration on how to handle a Fire Extinguisher and precautions to be taken when using it. This drill was planned and conducted to make sure of various measures to be taken during fire hazards. Mr. Kishore Bonde from Anjani Enterprises demonstrated the same to student volunteers.

‘Donate Blood – Promote Humanity’

150 plus generous donors, voluntarily donated their blood on March 09th & 16th 2019, at the Blood Donation Camp organized by the NSS unit of our college in association with Rainbow Blood & Component Bank, Nagpur.

Prof. Prafull Tarwatkar, NSS Program Officer, Prof. Anthony Augustine and Prof. Ashlesha Nagpure were conveners of the camp along with Department Faculty Coordinators Prof. Kanchan Wagh, Prof. Prajakta Bodakhe & Prof. Priya Parkhi. Student coordinators and NSS volunteers worked diligently, making the event a success.

Celebrating International Women’s Day

She is clothed in strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future…..

International Women’s Day was celebrated in the campus with much enthusiasm under the aegis of the Happiness Center, on 8th March, 2019.

All ladies, both students and staff members were dressed up in bright colors to celebrate this day. RJ Neha, BigFm entertained girl students with fun activities, spreading the joy of womanhood. Later in the day, all female staff both teaching and non-teaching gathered together for a time of celebration through fun games followed by snacks. Prof. Sachin Nagmote anchored this part of the program.

The Happiness Center team, comprising of faculty and students, is grateful to the Management for encouraging them in organizing the same .
  

  

  

Tech Pallottines shine out at ‘Yuvarang’ 2k19

The students of our College actively showcased their talents, winning laurels for the college in ‘YUVARANG’ 2k19, organized by RTMNU from 21st– 24th February 2019, at Guru Nanak Bhavan, Ambazari Road, Nagpur.

Out of the competitions held, Ms. Unnati Ambulkar stood 3rd in Poster Making, Shreya Sorte stood 1st in Mehendi, Sajal Shrivastav stood 3rd in Light Vocal and Aditya Meshram stood 1st in Spot Collage Making, 2nd in Clay Modeling and also bagged the ‘Mr. Fine Arts’ Trophy.

Overall, the college stood 4th among 113 colleges participating at ‘YUVARANG’ 2k19. The winners were congratulated for their achievement by Fr. Paul Chandrakunnel (Director), Dr Surendra Gole (Principal), Prof. R. B. Govardhan (Vice-Principal), staff and students.

Nagpur Regional Alumni Meet

The  Regional Alumni meet was held in the College on 2nd March, 2019, organized by the Alumni Cell, with a total of 56 alumni attending the same. The program witnessed the felicitation of Nagpur Chapter team members, followed by the address of Mr. Kalpak Onkar (ME 2010 batch), Coordinator of the Nagpur Chapter. He emphasized on entrepreneurial thinking of students and highlighted objectives of the Nagpur Chapter team.

Also addressing them were Dr. Surendra Gole (Principal) and Prof. R. B. Gowardhan (Vice Principal),  encouraging the alumni to assist the  current batches in all spheres. The meet concluded with an open forum followed by cake cutting and lunch.

Dr. Sushant Satputale, Faculty Coordinator of the Alumni Cell and his team thanks the Management for their support in organizing the same.

Pune Regional Alumni Meet 2019

St. Vincent Pallotti College of Engineering and Technology organized an alumni meet for the Pune region on 24th February 2019. A total of 135 alumni, some of them with their spouses, enthusiastically participated in the meeting. Five faculty members – Dr. Sushant Satputaley, Coordinator, Alumni Cell, Dr. Nitin Dhote, HOD EE, Dr. Ashutosh Werulkar, HOD ETC, Prof. Komal Jaisinghani, assistant professor CE, Prof. Sohail Ansari, assistant professor CE– and the director Fr. Paul Chandrankunnel represented the institute.

The meeting sought to provide a platform for mutually beneficial social and intellectual interaction between the alumni themselves, and the alumni and the institute. It also aimed at reinforcing a sense of belonging towards the alma mater. The meeting discussed concrete ways of productive collaboration among the alumni and also between the alumni and the institute.

Ms. Raina D’Souza, Alumnus of 2016, IT Batch was the Master of Ceremony and she accorded a warm and enthusiastic welcome to the participants.

Mr. Abhijeet Roy, Steering Committee member of Alumni Association addressed the gathering and appealed to all the participants to strengthen the association, and spelled out concrete ways of contributing to the institute. These include conduction of seminars, guest lectures, webinars, project- guidance, finding places for internship and placements and financial contributions.

Dr. Sushant Satputaley placed before the alumni the ways in which they can support and help each other. For example the alumni association of the particular region can warmly welcome a new comer to a job in the region and help him/her to settle down. He reiterated the suggestion of Mr. Abhijeet Roy to strengthen the bond among the alumni themselves and the one between the alumni and the alma mater. He asked the members to consider the possibility of taking up the mentorship of students in the institute. Dr. Sushant invited the alumni for the Graduation Ceremony scheduled for 6th April at SVPCET, Nagpur.

Fr. Paul appreciated their presence and participation and acknowledged that the institute owes much to the alumni. He also updated the alumni on the recent developments in the college and felicitated the office bearers.

The Office bearers of the Pune Chapter are: Mr. Abhijeet Roy, Ms. Swati Robert, Ms. Raina D’Souza, Ms. Diana D’Souza, Mr. Vinay Koyadkar, Ms. Amu Johnny and Mr. Saurav Sarogi.

The married couples present in the meet were invited to cut the cake and they were specially felicitated. The formal session concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Ms. Swati Robert. She expressed the gratitude of the association to the entire management of SVPCET, and in particular to Dr. Sushant Satputaley, the Alumni Cell in- charge for organizing the meet.

The formal session was followed by lunch and informal interaction.

Mumbai Regional Alumni Meet 2019

St. Vincent Pallotti College of Engineering and Technology, organized an alumni meet for Mumbai region on 23 February 2019 at St. Vincent Pallotti Church, Marol. The meeting constituted Mumbai which was formerly clubbed together with Pune, as a separate unit. The objective of the Mumbai Regional Chapter was to provide a platform for the alumni for social and experiential interaction and to build up a mutual support system. A total of 65 alumni, some of them with their spouses, made it to the gathering. Five faculty members – Dr. Sushant Satputaley, Coordinator, Alumni Cell, Dr. Nitin Dhote, HOD EE, Dr. Ashutosh Werulkar, HOD ETC, Prof. Komal Jaisinghani, assistant professor CE, Prof. Sohail Ansari, assistant professor CE– and the director Fr. Paul Chandrankunnel represented the institute.

Mr. Sachin Karandikar, alumnus of 2017 ME, the local organizer and Master of Ceremony, welcomed the gathering and explained the scope of the meeting.

Fr. Paul Chandrankunnel, while thanking them for their presence in large numbers, said “you are part of the history of the college and the college is what it is today because of you”. He invited them to give suggestions based on their experience for the enhancement of the quality of training in the institute. Fr. Paul concluded his brief address by updating the gathering with regard to the recent developments in the college. A short video of the college was played which refreshed the old memories of the alumni.

Dr. Sushant Satputaley, Alumni Cell in-charge briefed them about the initiatives undertaken by the cell and asked them to connect with each other and with the institute. The association could help the institute in mentoring the present students; it could also help the institute in finding places for internship and placement in reputed institutions/companies; they could also contribute through expert lectures, sharing of their experiences and success stories etc. He also invited the alumni for the upcoming graduation Ceremony at SVPCET Nagpur on 6th April 2019.

The office bearers of the Mumbai Chapter are:

Ajinkya Karandikar ME, 2009 (Alumni Association Steering Committee member)

Sachin Karandikar, ME 2017 (Regional Coordinator)

Mr. Gaurav Topre, CE 2014 (Regional Co-cordinator)

Mr. Shubham Gupta, ME 2018 and

Mr. Sumedh Joshi, ETC 2013 (Members)

Fr. Paul introduced, thanked and felicitated the special invitees Mrs. Violet Serrao, HR, Jacobs and her husband Mr. Anil and Fr. Charles for their collaboration and enthusiastic support to the institution. Mrs. Violet in turn appreciated the culture of discipline and hard work that prevail among alumni of Pallotti College working in Jacobs.

The married couples present in the meet were specially felicitated. Mr. Shubham Gupta proposed the vote of thanks in which he expressed the indebtedness of the association to the entire management and Dr. Sushant the alumni cell in-charge for organizing such meetings.

The formal session was followed by dinner and informal sharing and interaction by the participants.

ISIE INDIAN KART RACING CHAMPIONSHIP 2018-19

St. Vincent Pallotti College of Engineering & Technology’s SAE motorsports team ‘Ashwa Riders-Go Karting’ competed with their creation Mirage 3.0 at the INDIAN KARTING RACE (IKR championship 2018-19 organized by Imperial Society of innovative engineers ISIE, INDIA in collaboration with the federation of motorsports club of India (FMSCI) at The Buddha International Circuit, Noida, held from 4th to 10th Feb, 2019. The team was declared National Champions, securing first position, also bagging the best innovation and best endurance award. This is for the second time in a row they bagged the National Championship award along with many awards as in the earlier edition IKR-2017-18.

A team comprising of 25 passionate Mechanical Engineering students participated in this 7 day event and witnessed participation of 64 teams from different colleges all over India. Only 33 teams qualified the pre-virtual and virtual rounds, moving into the final event. Team Ashwa Riders cleared the strict safety and technical inspection round in the first attempt conducted by FMSCI technical inspectors, becoming the first team to clear TI in the first attempt and day itself.

Capt. Samprit Shamkuwar along with the team and faculty advisor Prof. Homeshwar Nagpure took exceptional efforts for the technical inspection. This success raised the team’s morale, despite the chilling temperature of Delhi. The team performed exceptionally well on the second day too which was that of a business presentation. The third day was that of the brake & acceleration test, design and innovation round.

On the fourth day, the drivers of the team Samprit Shamkuwar and Anmol Durugkar showcased their fabulous driving skills. The event had elimination of the teams based on the safety norms and scores. Only 17 most scoring teams were cleared to compete in the endurance race in Buddha International Circuit.
The faculty advisor Prof. Homeshwar Nagpure encouraged and motivated the team and kept their zeal and enthusiasm alive and the kart finally lined up for the endurance race. The endurance test was completed with a lead of 3 laps. The crowd cheered loudly seeing the kart in the excellent driving conditions even after the end of endurance race.

The award ceremony was held in the Buddh International Circuit and was graced by the delegates from the FMSCI. The team bagged “Best Innovation Award” and Rs. 10000 cheque, followed by “The best Endurance award” and Rs.10000 cheque and finally the biggest of all “ The Champion trophy” and Rs 80000 cheque. The team lifted the trophy presented by the dignitaries from Hero Electric motors.

The Team is very much thankful to the Management, HOD of Mechanical Engineering Department, SAE collegiate club faculty coordinator, all the faculty members(Teaching & non teaching) and all the students of the TECH PALLOTTINE family. Also the Team extends gratitude to it’s valuable sponsors, NBEE Pvt. Ltd., Consera Equipments, SAI GLOW signs and TEXCTRA TECHNOLOGY for all their support and encouragement.
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Tech Pallottine Family Day Celebrating Togetherness…..

Sunday 3rd Feb 2019, the atmosphere in the College Campus was that of sheer joy and gladness. It was an evening to cherish. Members of the Management, non-teaching and teaching staff along with their family members gathered for an evening of fun and frolic followed by a fellowship meal.

This celebration was hosted by Chairman of the Nagpur Pallottine Society, Rev. Fr. Varghese Pullan. In their addresses to the gathering, Fr. Dr. Paul Chandrankunnel (Director), Dr. S Gole (Principal), Prof. R. B. Gowardhan (Vice-Principal) and Chairman extended words of appreciation to staff members for their dedicated service to the institution. They also thanked family members of the staff for indirectly supporting them in this endeavour.

Prof. Swati Mirlekar and Mr. Javed Sheikh beautifully sang the duet song ‘Jab koi baat…’. The Management felicitated Mr. Sushant Bodele (ETC Dept) for his extra curricular achievement in swimming at Sinhudurg and Sakoli. Also felicitated were 5 newly wed staff members- Mr. Atul Saxena, Mr. Aditya Khandare,  Mr. Tushar Aneyrao,  Mr. Kunal Onkar and Mrs. Avantika Bansod along with their spouses.  Staff members blessed with babies in the year 2018-19, Mr. Manoj Gaidhane, Mr. Pankaj Sonule,  Mr. Dennis Charlie, Mr. Sohail Ansari, Mr. Ajay Zope, Mr. Dushyant Khadse, Mr. Shubhash Bodkhe, Mr. Nitin Supatkar and Mr. Nilesh Kubde were also congratulated on stage as a family.

It was also the birthday of two staff members, Prof. Kirti Vaidya and Mohd. A Ansari, all sang for them.

Fun games such as rapid fire round for all, bombing the city for children and paper dance for the couples enthralled all. During the fellowship meal all were seen enjoying themselves, sharing light moments toghether.

Mr. Anthony Besterwitch and Prof. Trevelli Naidu were comparers of the evening. Prof. M Gudadhe (Program Coordinator) along with team members of the Happiness Centre coordinated the entire  program. Staff members are grateful to the Chairman and Management for organizing a gala evening of togetherness for them.

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