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CIMA (2021-22) VALEDICTORY

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The valedictory ceremony of CIMA for the academic year 2021-22 was conducted on 21st January 2022 at 2:30 PM in CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus. It started with a welcome speech by Ms Sabari Majumder. The event was attended by almost 125 students. She invited Reverend Fr Dr Jossy P George, Director & Dean, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa campus, to address the gathering. He appreciated the students’ efforts and motivated them to work hard. with his thoughtful and motivating words. It was followed by a recap video that highlighted all the activities conducted around the year. Then the coordinators conducted a game where the students were divided into different breakout sessions. After this, students showcased their talents like singing, dancing etc. Dr Jayant Mahajan distributed the certificates to the winners of the Sports Fest, followed by the most awaited moment of the ceremony - Dr Richa announcing the Samurai clan as the winners of CIMA (2021-

SAPIENTIA MUN 2022

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The Sapientia MUN’22 was conducted by the School of Commerce, Finance and Accountancy on the 7th January 2022 and 8th January 2022, on the Zoom online platform at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus. The event commenced with an opening speech given by Aniket Sharma, the presiding Secretary General of the MUN during which the MUN was declared open. The event ran for two days from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There were two committees-United Nations. Security Council (UNSC) and All India Political Parties Meet (AIPPM). Both the committees were presided by the very capable Executive Board who ensured the delegates remained interested and enthusiastic. The UNSC had 8 participants and AIPPM had 18 participants. The agendas discussed were “Discussions on the Implementation of Uniform Civil Code, keeping in view the observations made by the Honorable Supreme Court” in AIPPM and “Addressing the Proliferation of Armed Militias in Destabilized Countries” in the UNSC Committee. In the UN

WORKSHOP ON UGC NET/SET CAREERS IN TEACHING/RESEARCH/JRF

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A workshop on Careers in Teaching/Research/JRF UGC NET/SET was organized by the School of Business and Management (MBA) on 18th December 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus.  A total of 31 Masters' level students participated in the event including students from all MBA specialisations. The resource speaker was Prof Stanny Dias. The workshop was divided into 3 components where the speaker first spoke about careers in teaching and research. Details on a research fellowship and stipend were shared with the students if they opt for a full-time PhD. The next component was about what is UGC NET and its details in terms of eligibility, exam pattern. A clear understanding between the UGC NET asst professor and JRF was made known to the students. Tips regarding clearing competitive exams were shared including preparation for Paper I and Paper-II. The third component was Questions and answers and there were multiple queries from both marketin

GUEST LECTURE ON TAX PLANNING

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The School of Business and Management (MBA) organized a Guest Lecture on Tax Planning on 17th December 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:25 PM at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus. The event started with Ravula Gowthami introducing the guest speaker, Mr Poorav Doshi. Mr Doshi is certified by ICAI in forensic accounting & fraud detection. He established his CA firm PV Doshi & Associates which provides professional services including auditing & assurance, taxation, book-keeping, and advisory Service. He is also a cyber enthusiast and has hands-on knowledge in the field of information security and ethical hacking. The speaker, then, commenced his talk with the basics of income tax and talked about Arthasastra with reference to the modern Indian tax system. Then he explained various classifications of income heads such as landed property, professions, and trades, securities salaries, and pensions. He elaborated on the important sections amongst the taxpayers. Moreover,

WEBINAR ON ROLE OF DIGITAL MARKETING IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR

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The webinar on “Role of Digital Marketing in the Pharmaceutical Sector” by Dr Manoj Kumar, Senior Vice President and Strategic Business Unit Head with INTAS/Accord Pharmaceuticals was organized by the School of Business and Management (BBA) at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus on 16th December 2021.  The guest speaker, Dr Manoj Kumar, endorsed the impact and relevance of digital marketing in the Indian pharmaceutical industry with specific relevance to super-specialists. As doctors may not be available everywhere due to infrastructure and geographical constraints, digital consultancy showed a new way of a career in the pharmaceutical sector during COVID times The pandemic was the time when healthcare workers were praised and called superheroes. We realized how pharmaceutical companies had a big role in this too. From the production of life-saving medicines to covid vaccines, they did it all. But what we do not realize is that marketing had a big role to play in all o

GUEST LECTURE ON PAVING THE WAY FOR POSITIVE CHANGE

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On the 15th of December, a Guest Lecture on “Paving the way for Positive Change” was conducted via Webex from 02:00 PM to 03:05 PM at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus. The virtual event “Paving for Positive Change” was organised to highlight the importance of management concepts in real-life scenarios. The Guest Speaker, Dr Anand Sharma, was invited to enlighten the students on the importance of motivation, perception, learning, personality leadership, and change management. The programme helped us gain the practical aspects related to the topic at hand. He explained the impact of change in the perception towards certain scenarios and how these changes can be viewed through a different lens to see it as a positive change. He also explained the management principles from Bhagavat Gita which is specially designed for corporate India. The event was deemed a success in general. The majority of students said that they enjoyed the event and were pleased with the informati

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S MERCHANT OF VENICE

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The Theatre Club of the Student Bar Association School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus organized a students’ performance of the Trial Scene of the William Shakespeare’s play, Merchant of Venice, Act IV. The event was conducted to bring to the students’ notice a skillful examination of the tension between law and equity. The event was scheduled to be held on 17th December 2021.  The students’ performances were conceptualized by Ms Christine Elizabeth Samuel, Dr Sunil John, and Ms Amrutha Valavi. The play was directed by Ajay Thakur, a Third Year BBA LLB student. The event began at 11:15 AM. on Friday Rev Fr Dr Jossy P George addressed the audience and Dr Sunil John gave a brief introduction of the play along with its legal significance. The recorded trial scene by the first, second, and third-year LLB students in the Moot Court brought the themes of justice, revenge, mercy, love, marriage, and friendship of the play to the forefront. The event was conducted