Showing posts from January, 2020

Inspiring INSPIRA’20

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa has been inspiring students and faculty alike in their ventures and initiatives. CHRIST, Lavasa has persistently functioned on the ideology of bringing within its fold external and industry partners including, but not limited to, academic institutions, corporate bodies, stakeholders and well-wishers to build, strengthen and develop its core focal objective - `Excellence and Service’. Thereby the objective of the holistic evolution of young minds is achieved. Department of Commerce and Management came up with a novel idea of initiating a business fest entitled, `INSPIRA’ on 31st January and 1st February 2020 in the premises of CHRIST, Lavasa. A wide variety of events have been meticulously planned to showcase the talent of young enthusiasts across various disciplines. INSPIRA intends to ignite young minds with unique ideas and ascend on the path to success. 31st January 2020 marked the beginning of INSPIRA’20, a two-day event. The

`La Galleria Mercadeo’

Marketing Club has set yet another benchmark and conducted an impeccable program on 30th January 2020. After a befitting curtain-raiser the previous day, hopes were raised and they lived up to everyone’s expectations. The activity commenced at 2.30 pm in the Auditorium of Management Block, Christ University, Lavasa. The meticulous sitting arrangement was noteworthy. It brought novelty to a pattern and was a treat to the eyes. The students of marketing specialization put up a grand show with zeal and enthusiasm, consisting of varied competitions such as ad poster gallery, video competition and press conference. The entire program had a tinge of professionalism and the seniors were able to present a meaningful and engaging show. The judges on this occasion were Dr Ginish and CRM, Mr JK Pandey and unanimously they felt elated to declare the results. Team `Zandu Balm’ won the best brand promotion award. All the senior students of marketing specialization worked diligent

Flash Dance In A Flash Of A Second

As soon as the first lecture got over on 29th January 2020, there was a pleasant surprise for one and all. Suddenly the ambiance in amphitheater came alive with a surprise flash mob initiated by students of Marketing and eventually others too joined in. The impromptu flash dance was a curtain-raiser for their upcoming program. Despite the bright warm sun, the students danced while the other students and faculty members watched in rapt attention. The audience was thrilled to the core watching them dance with gay abandon. The ecstasy and frenzy could be seen on their faces as they flashed a beaming smile and dance in sync with each other. In all, it was a pleasant surprise and a break from the routine. With renewed energy, they went back to their classes and resumed the daily routine. Marketing Club, `La Mercadeo’ of Department of Management, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa will conduct its fun-filled club activities on Thursday, 30th January 2020 in the Audit

Release Of Moot Problem For THEMIS 2020

First-year students of the School of Law are slowly and gradually being introduced to the nuances of the law. They are observant enough to understand how theoretical knowledge is combined with practical experience to achieve a purpose. On 19th January 2020 the School of Law, CHRIST, Lavasa released the moot problem for THEMIS 2020. CHRIST Lavasa National Moot Court Competition has been scheduled to be held from 27th to 29th March 2020. The moot problem was released by Director & Dean, Dr Fr Jossy P George, CHRIST Lavasa Campus in the presence of Dr. Daisy Alexander, HOD, School of Law along with other faculty members of the department and student office bearers of the Moot Court Society. The official release began with a silent prayer and then coffee toast was raised and released the case. The momentous moment infused a spirit of pride in the hearts of the gathering. The sense of achievement for the School of Law was further enhanced when the students were appre

CHRIST, Lavasa Celebrates 71st Republic Day With Utmost Reverence

The country's 71st Republic Day was celebrated at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa on 26th January 2020. The guards assembled in attendance and after a floral tribute Academic Coordinator, Dr Fr Arun Antony unfurled the national flag to mark the occasion and Mr JK Pandey along with HOD, School Of Law, Dr Daisy Alexander saluted the flag as staff representatives for MBA and UG courses respectively.  Shubham Singh delivered a speech in Hindi and Astha Singh proudly spoke about Republic Day in English on this occasion highlighting the relevance of the day. She further narrated the importance of constitution and how it has brought about a remarkable change in the society. Satarupa Goswami anchored the entire show. It was heartening to listen to heart rendering soulful rendition of patriotic songs sung in nearly each Indian language. The college band,`Dua’ sang a befitting song commemorating the solemn occasion. It showed CHRIST’s solidarity towards the nation as a un


On the auspicious occasion of country’s 71st Republic Day CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa presented a panoramic extravaganza of contemporary performing arts through a vibrant program aptly entitled `Colours of India on 25th January 2020 at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa.  It showcased spectacular performances based on dance, drama and music. It was a perfect manifestation of Indian culture, which is rich in varieties of art form and a wonderful representation of unity in diversity. The day began with Sports Day celebration of Dasve Public School at CIML followed by annual alumni meet, which was attended by nearly 26 students. The stage was set, anchors, singers and dancers were all geared up for a spectacular show. The vibrant, colourful and exciting extravaganza of dance and music presented by extremely talented students from Christ University, Bengaluru and CHRIST, Lavasa held everyone spellbound. It was followed by a scintillating and vibrant performanc

Inauguration of Sapience- The Quiz Club

The inaugural ceremony of Sapience: The Quiz Club of Christ (Deemed to be University), Lavasa was conducted on 22nd January 2020 in the classrooms and later in the Auditorium, Management Block from 2.30 PM onwards. It was inaugurated by Director & Dean, Dr Fr. Jossy P George and organized by First Year MBA students.  An array of activities were planned for an enriching experience. All the activities were evaluated and the winning team was awarded certificates. The preliminary round was conducted in respective classrooms and the students assembled in the Auditorium for Finals. The event began with a brief introduction about Sapience, by Annabell. Then Dr Fr. Jossy gave the inaugural address and unveiled the Sapience Logo and the quiz began in earnest. Round 1 was Pictionary and was conducted by Isha and Shruti wherein one participant drew a given word on the board and the partner had to guess the word within a minute. Round 1 was won by SY Finance. In order to keep

Best Manager Award And More Won By CIML Students

It is a matter of great pride and honours that MBA students of Christ Institute of Management, Lavasa participated in `Symplulse, a BFest organized by Symbiosis Centre For Management Studies (SCMS), Pune and won many awards. They brought laurels to CHRIST by winning many contests. It was a proud moment for the contestants to surpass participants from over 60 colleges from Pune, Mumbai and the rest of India. Sympulse 2020 was a national level fest, organized from 15th to 17th January 2020. Utsavi Bhatia was prepared from the beginning and the preparation began when she gave virtual online tasks which were given at 11:00 PM and had to be submitted by 2:00 AM. She feels overwhelmed after competing for the Best Manager Competition. The event incorporated an in-depth analysis of a case study followed by situational analysis. It moved on to budget formation rounds, operation activities and presentation formation. The first elimination round saw just 7 being selected out of 47 tea

Assistant Professor Amrita Tamang Presented A Paper At SIFICO 2020

Assistant Professor Amrita Tamang from Department Of Computer Science, CHRIST, Lavasa presented a research paper at SIMSR International Finance Conference conducted by Somaiya Vidyavihar University, K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (SIMSR), Mumbai on 17th and 18th January 2020. The theme of SIFICO 2020 was “Risk Management in Banks and Financial Markets”. Assistant Professor Anshul Saxena, Assistant Professor Amrita Tamang, and Dr Vandana Vijay Bhagat had jointly prepared the paper.  Assistant Professor Amrita Tamang presented the paper during Conference TRACK V - Capital Markets. The title of the paper was `Using NLP on Financial News Headlines to Spot Stock Market Trends’. She was allotted precisely 10 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for the question and answer session. A workshop session was conducted by Dr. Abhishek Behl, Associate Editor for reputed journals. The Chief Guest on this occasion was Prof. Bernard McSherry, Founding Dea

A Perfect Score

Business Standard conducted a quiz on 15th January 2020 for MBA students. The result was overwhelming. The students took part in the quiz with a great deal of enthusiasm, which was clearly reflected in their perfect score. A large number of students got cent percent, they were delighted and further inspired by a perfect score. This has inspired them to take part in future and add on to their knowledge. A flawless score has motivated others as well to read more and reach the highest level of success in a quiz. The quiz was coordinated by CRM, Mr JK Pandey. Christy K Yesudas was always interested in taking part in business related events. Sine he has had an experience of taking part in a quiz at the state level, so this experience helped him to actually brush up with the current general knowledge. It proved him that he has the caliber to give competition to others and is abreast with the current information. Rimple Rai was highly excited and frankly confessed that she wasn’t prepared f

CHRIST, Lavasa Hosted An International Conference On Management Research and Studies

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa hosted an International Conference on Management Research and Studies (ICMRS) on 18th and 19th January 2020. The theme was ``Evolving Business: Management, Ethics and Law’. ICMRS was organized in collaboration with technology partner - TCSION and business partner - Business Standard.  Today, we live in a VUCA world and change is a way of life. The breakneck velocity of innovations facilitated by technology is redefining almost every aspect of human society. Technologies are making production processes more efficient. Modern tools of business analytics are automated, refined and precise, thus freeing up time for businesses to focus on core activities. The frontiers of innovation are being extended continuously, often by start-ups with daring business ideas. Business enterprises do not have the luxury of complacency anymore and must move with the times to remain relevant. Many of these developments have ramifications for both ethics and law.

Crescedent, Annual Athletic Meet organized at CHRIST, Lavasa

Crescedent, the annual athletic sports meet was organized on 17th and 18th January 2020 at Central Block, CHRIST, Lavasa under the guidance of Academic Coordinator, Dr Fr Arun Antony and sports teacher, Mr Prakash. The students assembled according to their respective houses in the well manicured green lawn. It was a grand opening amidst loud cheer. Nihaal Thapa anchored the program confidently. The inter to intra competitions were meticulously planned and executed. It began with recital of a prayer song by Mallika and Anshika. It is a fact that sports ignite the fire in a student and playing a game in its true sportsmanship was exhibited on the track and field events. Director & Dean Dr Fr Jossy George called the present batch of 2019 very lucky since they have inaugurated most of the events including the sports meet of CHRIST Lavasa Campus on a new ground. He applauded the untiring efforts of sports teacher, Mr Prakash in ensuring a fair play. Fr Joss

`The Primis Moot Court Competition’ Conducted For First-Year Law Students

It was a proud moment for the School of Law, Christ University, Lavasa to conduct ‘The Primis Moot Court Competition’ for first-year students of Law on 12thJanuary 2020.  The event was conceptualized by Head of the Department, Dr. Daisy Alexander and participation by students marked the inception of mooting culture in the School of Law, which is mandatory for every Law student as a Freshman. The event was graced by a team of legal practitioners from various law firms and independent practitioners of the High Court of Bombay as the esteemed panel of judges. The panel of judges for the moot court included Solicitor Kamlesh Kharade, Solicitor Kamni Ahuja, Adv. Yuvaraj Singh, Adv. Sajal Yadav, Adv. Mathew Antony, Adv. Harsh Buch, Adv. Vikram Kamath, Adv Ahtesham Thaver, Adv. Kiran Padalkar, Adv. Preethi Brahmania, Adv. Gokul Narayan, Adv. Kavisha Shah and Adv. Prashant Uchil along with esteemed faculty members namely  Dr. Sunil John, Mr. Nishit Chaki, Ms. Adya Antya, and Dr. Alpa

Inauguration Ceremony Of 'Centre For Entrepreneurship Development'

The Inauguration Ceremony of 'Centre for Entrepreneurship Development' was held on 16th January 2020 at 3.30 pm in the Auditorium, Management Block, Lavasa. Shri Kiran Deshpande, President TiE Pune, Co-Founder - Mojo Networks, Ex-CEO Tech Mahindra was the Chief Guest. Entrepreneurship is considered as the engine of economic growth and development of any country. With a growing economy like India, having an increasing youth population, ‘budding’ entrepreneurs would be the key driving force to meet the needs of the industry and economy. Dr Ambuj Gupta welcomed the Chief Guest and introduced the objectives of this initiative.  The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at CIML aims to inspire, enable and research entrepreneurship. The Centre intends to serve as a ‘catalyst’ for promoting education, research, training and consultancy in the area of entrepreneurship. The chief objectives are to promote entrepreneurial awareness; cultivate and nurture entrepreneurial s

Director Congratulates Shubhankar Baloria On His Achievement And Success

It is a matter of pride and honor that Shubhankar Baloria has set a benchmark for all the students of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa by presenting a paper at an international conference. Shubhankar Baloria from BBA B Section - Business Analytics and Dr Guru Basava Aradhya from the Department of Commerce and Management worked diligently in close coordination and wrote the paper. Shubhankar successfully presented the paper entitled, `Ways Of Capturing The Rural Market Through Effective Advertising And Promotion in India’ at 25th World Conference On Applied Science, Engineering And Technology (WCASET - 2019) organized by the Institute For Engineering Research And Publication (IFERAP)at Goa on 29th and 30th December 2019. This impressive accomplishment has given recognition to the college at an international level and will definitely inspire students and teachers alike to present papers in forthcoming conferences. Shubham has the creativity and determination to do whatever

Finance Club Activity

HARMONEY – the Finance Club of CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Lavasa conducted its club activity on 10th January 2020 in the Auditorium of Management Block. It was organized by first-year MBA Finance specialization students and attended by around 60 students from the Management campus. The event was based on various competitive activities that were designed to test the knowledge of students pertaining to finance. The activity was quite interactive and engaging. The event began at 2:30 PM and continued for two hours. Assistant Professor Sanjay Sanjay and Assistant Professor Soumya V judged the rounds. 10 teams comprising of 6 students each competed with each other in different competitive activities. The first activity was based on unraveling a puzzle of jumbled pictures and logos. Each team was expected to solve the puzzle and name the brand or personality that emerged after the fragments were assembled. They then had to answer a question related to the picture and the points

Fr Abraham Inspires Teachers And Students At CHRIST, Lavasa

Dr Rev Fr Abraham VM, Vice-Chancellor of Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru, addressed the entire teaching fraternity and the admin staff on 10th January 2020 at CIML. He also addressed the students at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa. After instilling confidence in the students for the remarkable initiative he encouraged and inspired them to work in tandem with each other and help Lavasa Campus carve a niche for itself in the field of education. The students were highly inspired by Fr Abraham’s talk and wish to take everything in a stride and work with grit and determination. When Fr Abraham, Vice-Chancellor of Christ addressed the teaching fraternity and admin staff he remembered and recalled his initial days at CHRIST with nostalgia. He was appreciative of the young teachers who come with a fresh breath of energy. He was able to understand that it is quite tough time in the beginning but is hopeful that with the passage of time the teachers will feel at home a

Guest Lecture On Investment In Equity For Finance Students

Finance Department organized a guest lecture by Shri Sanjay Agarwal, CA on 6th January 2020. Mr Sanjay Agarwal, apart from being a Chartered Accountant, is also a keen equity investor. To put it in his own words he is CA by profession but an equity investor by choice. He is based in Kolkata, where his CA firm is located. He addressed the students about matters pertaining to investment in equity. He spoke about various avenues of investment available to salaried individuals and explained why it was not prudent to keep all savings in bank fixed deposits, as the post-tax return was quite often below the level of inflation. According to him, equity is an asset class that can give a reasonably satisfactory return, as it is taxed at a lower level than debt instruments. He cautioned that equity trading for quick gain is not at all advisable as it is akin to gambling and could lead to an erosion of capital. Further, any investment ought to be made only after first considering risk-bearin

Director, Fr Jossy Welcomes Students With A Motivational Presentation

6th January 202 marked the advent of a new trimester / semester for all the students of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa. Director & Dean Dr Fr Jossy George welcomed the Management and Economics students and PhD scholars. In a separate session he also welcomed undergraduate and Law students through a highly motivational presentation aptly entitled ` Leadershift‘. Fr Jossy began his presentation by instilling faith in everyone that as they reflect on new thoughts for 2020, they must remember that each thought is crucial as each individual present in the audience has the potential to do things in different ways. He further inspired the PGDM students, since they will leave the portals of the college and venture on their own in a professional world. Director applauded their accomplishments during their tenure in the college and told them to preserve good and pleasant memories as they have proved to be trend setters with some good initiatives. He further complimented them