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Enactus Jai Hind College

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rakhi Sharma

  Students Co-Founders of Enactus Jai Hind College: Prerana Mundhra, Sagar Ahuja and Suyash Gupta of TYBMS.

Enactus is an international non-profit organization that works towards mobilizing university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders. Enactus partners with leaders in business and the higher education space and leverages the power networking model to provide a robust platform that encourages social entrepreneurship. Jai Hind College has become a member of Enactus in February 2015.

Team :
Enactus Jai Hind College comprises of 40 members.

Enactus Business advisory board:

Our BAB is dynamic and will depend on the project we are undertaking, as every project calls for a different advisory portfolio to achieve optimum efficiency and focus effort to tasks at hand. The projects on which Enactus Jai Hind College is working on are Project Greensole, Project Vikas &Training students and Community entrepreneurs on HP future classroom.

 Enactus National Competition 2015:
Project Greensole

Project Greensole was founded by Jai Hind College alumnus- Shriyans bhandari (Batch of 2015) and it aims to recycle discarded sports shoes to comfortable footwear and provide them to the neediest through corporate, NGOs and schools. We also market a part of the footwear manufactured towards building a self-sustaining social venture. The vision of this project is o recycle discarded sports shoes with an absolutely minimum carbon footprint, to give livelihood to the underprivileged sections of the society and to ensure that no needy is barefeet in the World by 2023.

The activities undertaken by Enactus Jai Hind college team as a part of Project Greensole are:
-Visit to Kondana Village, Maharashtra to donate shoes: The team successfully donated pairs of Greensoles to the villagers.
-Collection of shoes from households and educational institutions.

The achievements for Greensole through the National Competition:
-Project Greensole successfully managed to get an order of 10,000 shoes from JLL for their Q3 CSR project with DTDC as the logistics partner.

Political Science Forum 2014-2015

Chairperson : DR. Reema Julka
Secretary: Shraddha Desai
Joint Secretary: Mahesh Chandnani
All political science students are members of this association. 

Every year the Political Science Forum organises several thought provoking events and talks in order to apprise the students of important national & international issues. The Academic year 2014-15 began with a guest lecture on ‘Human Rights’ by Dr. Rashmi Oza. Mr. Arun Ferera was invited to deliver a talk on “Socio-Political & Economic dimensions of Globalisation”. Besides it one of the most popular events which was organised was the ‘Youth Parliament’ event. It helped the students to understand the actual proceedings of the Parliament. Ten of our students have been selected by Mumbai University to participate for the State level competition. We intend to organize some more events during the second term of this Academic year.

To know more about Political Science Forum plz contact Reema.julka@gmail.com

Sexual Harassment Prohibition Committee 

Professors in charge: 
Chairman : Ms Dilber Daruwalla 
Ex-officio members :Dr. Sushil Kulkarni, Ms. Safina Rakhangi and Ms. Renu Jaisinghani 

Student Secretary : Ms. Anis Fatima Syed

Motive behind the Sexual Harassment Prohibition Committee: 
The aim of the Sexual Harassment Prohibition Committee is to prevent sexual harassment of women employees at workplace. It is mandatory for all colleges to constitute this committee. 

A short introduction to the events held so far: 
The inaugural function named “Question Everything” of the committee was held in association with “Laadli" and included several short films screening followed by a group discussion under the guidance of a renowned singer, Miss. Suneeta Rao. We also conducted a poster competition named "Splash" with Gender as its primary topic, which had students from varied courses as participants. 

Student Council Member list

Name Class
Ria Joneja (G.Sec.) TYBFM
Kejal Savla (D.G.Sec) NSS
Isha Kakkad FYBA
Sanskruti Patil SYBA
Divyani Khaitan TYBA
Lamiya Dohadwala FYBSC
Raihan Navroze SYBSC
Janhavi Damania TYBSC
Vinit Bhasme FYBSC(IT)
Tasneem Balsara SYBSC(IT)
Sandeep Donugiri SYBSC(CS)
Hitasha Malavia FYBCOM
Subham Golcha SYBCOM
Kyrus Modi TYBCOM
Geetika Choudhary FYBMS
Baazil Rakhangi TYBMS
Vedika Gupta FYBMM
Aakriti Thapar SYBMM
Jehan Lalkaka TYBMM
Aneesha Rastogi FYBBI
Anupama Rangswami SYBBI
Vinay Bhatia TYBBI
Shreya Rai FYBAF
Khalsa Ratanjot FYBAF
Mitali Gopani SYBAF
Jeenal Parekh TYBAF
Astha Juneja FYBFM
Sumer Ahuja SYBFM
Prachi Mehta NSS
Manali Pokale SDU
Sayam Bafna Gymkhana
Zeenia Avari WDC

Extension cell

Please visit annual exhibition of articles made by mentally challenged and physically impaired underprivileged held by extension activity cell on 12 th December 2015 in the foyer between 9am to 3 pm of new building.

Special feature is stalls of our students selling articles/food items made by them. Please do not miss the opportunity.

Students please visit library to know about the career options on 11 th December Between 9am to 2 pm. There is career project exhibition by extension activity cell.

 

Extension activity


The Department of lifelong learning and extension  unit of University of Mumbai conducts the extension activity. Jai Hind college  joined Lifelong   learning and extension unit of university of Mumbai in the academic year 2009-10.The goal of extension cell is to sensitize the students to social issues .Students through social activities reach the unreached and  through student networking  college can  lend a helping hand to the society .
Students are awarded 10 marks at the end of the year and  get a certificate from University of Mumbai for their extension activities. Students enrolled in this activity have to work for 120 hours in which they have to do community based projects like status of woman in society  ,population education, Annapurna project, career project
Students have to participate by undertaking any one project from the following.
Career project : Students undertaking this project exhibit the career options to other  students .
Anna poorna yojana :Student opting this has to sale food items in college .In the process

the student learns to be entrepreneur.

Survey of women in society: This project reveals the educational status of woman in our society. students do survey and from the results students interpret the status of woman in society.
Online projects: The relevant course content is available to the student when he logs in
and online students complete the course.
Prizes won by the students:

  1. In 2009-10 students  won third prize in a street play competition held at Udan intercollegiate activity organized by DLL&E of University of Mumbai.The play emphasized the need of girl child.
  2. In 2010 -11 the students  won 3 rd prize for street play ” Natha Pratha” showcasing Bad practices followed by the society at Udaan festival .The college also received consolation prize for the poster competition at Udaan festival
  3. In 2011-12  the students won 3 rd  prize for Street play at Udaan festival
  4. In 2012-13  students   presented the skit’ AMHI DEBI TMHI DEBI’ which won third prize and 3 rd prize for poster competition at UDAAN festival
  5. A special prize in poster competition  was awarded to Ms.Bindi Shah in January 2014, in Amlani College for the  poster on Women Empowerment and our students bagged consolation prize for skit and consolation prize was awareded to Eram Sharif for poster competition in Udaan.

Major activities conducted by the cell:  Extension activity committee invited Mouth and foot painting organization, Asmita and Kalbagh rehabilitation centers for sale of articles in 2011-12 and 2013-14.In the year 2012-13  students participated in the PEACE MARCH RALLY – which began from the Indian Merchants chamber and ended at Taj Intercontinental Hotel. The rally was held as a protest towards Terrorist attack on Mumbai. A film on organ donation was shown to students in 2013-14 Committee had organized a demonstration on self defense with USP Foundation Rakshnay Ancient Indian Martial Art Training School and Shaolin Association of Black Panther Commandos.
15th December 2014 with student entrepreneurship talk by eminent speakers from Maharastra Chamber of Commerce ,Industry and Agriculture. Mrs. Geeta Currmsey Member, MACCIA & Entrepreneur spoke on  “How to be Entrepreneur” and Mr. Samir Dudhgaonkar Vice President &Chairman of Training & Education Committee, MACCIA  Spoke on Last Mile Employability.
Our college hosted Udaan festival in association with DLLE University of Mumbai in the year 1011-2012.Udaan festival is intercollegiate skit and poster competition organized by DLLE of University of Mumbai.
Our college also hosted intercollegiate research meet in the year 2014-15.
This year during  first term training program students were made aware of importance of
organ donation along with their training about the projects they will be undertaking.

 

The Entrepreneurship Cell

Teacher incharge - Mrs Haseena Sayyed
Mrs Rakhi Sharma
Mrs Reshma Jaisighani
Student incharge/President - Ms Urvisha Jagasheth (TYBCom)
Vice President - Ms Chelna Shah (TYBA)

Jai Hind College Entrepreneurship Cell Does a Hat Trick - 2016



Jai Hind college ENTREPRENEURSHIP CELL does a HAT TRICK. "Awarded the PREMIER IMPACT AWARD on 5th March, 2016 at the annual NEN award event. This award is given to institutes which have demonstrated exemplary determination and dedication in running high impact programs to create more start ups." Was awarded the honour of being selected the "WADHWANI CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE" in February 2015. Was awarded the "ROLL OF HONOUR" for entrepreneurial impact in March 2014.



The Entrepreneurship Cell of Jai Hind College aims and encourages Entrepreneurial growth and development in campus. We impart knowledge and skills to help out our students to expand their horizons and get more familiar with the “Entrepreneur Style of Working”.

The year started off with our inauguration and instillation ceremony held in Jai Hind College auditorium on 19th July 2014. Our chief guest of honor was Mr. Dheeraj Gupta, founder and owner of “Jumbo King” and Mr. Rakesh Kumar from India Angel Network. Their experience and pearls of wisdom inspired our students immensely and lot of questions was asked by the students which were answered by our guests.

The Entrepreneurship Cell organizes a two day festival “PHOENIX” for its members comprising of four events spread over two days.

Day 1 Event 1: Esensex
Esensex is an IPO simulated game where five student entrepreneurs pitched their business venture to the audience who acted like investors and to our four judges. The audience was divided into 21 teams and the team with the highest market capital value wins. The teams were also asked to abide by a set of rules pertaining to each round of buying and selling of shares. Mr. Raj Bhat, Mr. Indranil Deb, Mr. Abhijeet Kumar and Mr. Satish Kataria were our are judges for Esensex. Mr. Shriyans Bhandari’s business venture “KADAM” was the winning venture followed by Mr. Yash Chandiramani’s “GO PANDA”.

Day 1 Event 2: Making Your Own Business Plan.
The students were given three products and with these products they had to create an innovative product. A proper Business Plan with the specified parameters (key recourses, revenue and distribution channels, costing, etc) had to be made on the winning product which was decided by the teachers. The best Business Plan pertaining to all the relevant parameters wins the competition.

Day 2 Event 3: SP Jain Family Managed Business Seminar
Conducted by the Director of SP Jain Mr. Parimal Merchant. This was a two hour interactive session which was organized to help students who have established family managed business so that they can expand it and take it to a whole new level. Mr. Parimal is a very influential speaker and his session was very successful as the AV Room was fully packed with students. Questions from the students were also entertained personally by Mr. Parimal.

Day 2 Event 4: Idea Generation
Ten items divided into two lots and each team had to select one item from each lot, combine it and make a business venture out of it. The most off beat idea and unconventional business venture would win the prize. The winning team who won the idea generation workshop was the Brick and Beads idea where the concept was to use beads with bricks to decorate the house (DECO-BEADS). Idea generation proved to be an excellent brainstorming session with unique business ideas from our students.

The Psychology Association

Teachers Incharge:
Dr. Monica Kumar (H.O.D)
Dr. Ruchi Chaturvedi 
Ms. Jyothi NK
Students Incharge:
Karan Chugh & Yashika Shah (chughkaran@gmail.comyashika7979@gmail.com)

Psychology is one of the most popular courses of Jai Hind College. The Psychology Association of Jai Hind College provides a platform for all young budding psychologists to mould themselves as well as get a fresh perspective of the subject. The Psychology Association, through its activities aims to foster a spirit of togetherness and unity within the department. With the help of it's interesting activities and passionate leadership, the psychology association has been successful in engaging not just the psychology students, but also many other students from the college.

  We have a number of activities that are conducted annually- 

Chitrakatha - The year kick starts with the annual poster making competition where the FY psychology students make posters on different topics related to Psychology. Chitrakatha provides students an opportunity to display psychological concepts and theories in an artistic form. These posters are displayed in our psychology laboratory and in and around the college.

Manthan - Manthan is the annual psychology quiz competition that is conducted by the Psych Association. Different teams from FY and SY compete with each other in different innovative rounds that test their knowledge of Psychology. It is usually followed up with an interactive session by a guest lecturer on psychology related topic. 

Mindscape - Mindscape is the annual Theme based Psychology Fair, where a number of different stalls are put up by the psychology students. The stalls include- Graphology, Metaphor Therapy, Tarot Card Reading, Memory Tests, EQ-IQ Tests, NGO Stalls, Photo Booths and many other interesting personality tests. The theme, along with these fascinating stalls, makes it one of the most sought after events of the Association. 

Rangmanch -  Rangmanch is the annual creative role playing competition. Students of FY form groups and perform skits every year on different topics. The students, through Rangmanch, get a much deeper understanding of the subject by enacting roles that are related to their topic. It is followed by a few cultural performances by the students of the department, giving them a platform to showcase their talents.

  2014 is a landmark year for the psychology association as it is starting its first Inter - Collegiate Psychology fest which will be held in the month of December. 

Publications of the Department:
The Association publishes a newsletter, "Espectro Psychologico" as well as a Journal of Psychology every year which consists of various research papers by professors and the students. 

The Association organises Industrial Visits every year to enrich our practical knowledge of the subject.  The students also get an opportunity to attend National and International Psychology Conferences throughout the year. The Psychology Association stands on the shoulders of three strong pillars, Dr Monica Kumar, Dr. Ruchi Chaturvedi and Ms. Jyothi NK. Their extreme approachability, brilliant guidance and passion towards psychology has inspired each one of us to engage in various activities related to the subject. 

The Student Council 2014-15

Professors Incharge : Dr. Haseena Sayeed
Mrs. Niloufer Kotwal
The Student Council is the chief student body of Jai Hind College. Comprising individual representatives from all classes across all years, it is the most diversified body. The Student council acknowledges issues faced by students in college and comes up with meaningful solutions to the same. It acts as a bridge between the management and students and implements ideas for the betterment of the college as a whole by conducting Annual General Meeting for students and staff members.

The integral binding and coordinating council between all cells and societies within the college ensuring smooth functioning of the various events held in college. It has been responsible for managing the admission process for FY, SY and TY aided courses.

The Council also conducts activities for the benefit of the students, one such initiative was the voter’s id campaign, with over 420 registrations. This year, we plan to organize an education fair, inviting corporate from various fields to help students decide their future career plans. We would be organizing the Achiever’s Nite too. Contact details : studentscouncil.jhc@hotmail.com

Nature club

Chairperson: Ms Safina S Rakhangi

Dep Chairperson: Mr Udhav Zarekar

Ex-officio member: Ms Leena Upadhya

Dr Devangi Chachad

Ms Roonal Jain

Students Secretary: Ms Prerna

Deputy Secretary: Ms Jennifer Bose(Mob:8976623340)

On 10th December 2013, a Nature Trail was undertaken to Uttan. Mr Udhav, Ms Leena and Dr Devangi accompanied the students. The trail saw an overwhelming response from the commerce students who brought back sweet memories and learning experiences of observing nature from a lens mans view.

Awareness about conservation of tigers was done by screening a BBC documentary in February 2014, titled “Broken Tail’. The important role tigers play in an ecosystem and the problems associated with the extinct numbers of tigers in India was highlighted through the film. Ms Roonal Jain planned a visit to Taraporewala Aquariaum to enable the students to understand the marine ecosystem and as young minds participate in citizen based activities which can enhance the functioning of the aquarium.

Nature Club and Extension Works Programme organised a talk on 'Enviornmental Pollution - Relevance of Plastics" on 31st August 2014 between 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM. Dr. Tushar Bandhopadhyae, ICPE Secretariate interacted with students and teachers in the AV Centre. The programme sequence was:

  1. Screening of two short films of 7 - 10 mins duration each.
  2. Discussion with the help of PPT on the subject matter.
  3. Interaction on Plastics - Its benefits, issues and solutions.
Students put some pictures and information regarding the theme of the talk on its notice board, 4th floor Old Building.

Nature Club along with CSR and NSS undertook tree plantation on ‘A’ Road and ‘B’ of Churgate (W) on 26th August. Assistant Municipal Commissioner Mr Devidas Shirsagar inaugurated the event and the BMC wholeheartedly assisted the tree plantation drive.

On 5th September Nature Club organized sale of medicinal plants in order to encourage growth and care of these plants in the college. Principal Dr Wadia, Sr VP Ms Mistry, Ms Dias (VP-Arts) and various other teachers and associations undertook the task of financially supporting the good cause.

To study the flora and fauna of Maharashtra a visit to Vishnubaug (Nature based park) of MTDC at Badlapur is planned for 16th December.

History Department

CHAIRPERSON
Ms.Mohini C. Dias
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS -
Ms.Safina Rakhangi
Dr.Archana R. Mishra
Dr.Vrushal T. Ghoble
Ms Yasmin Hashmatullah

Student Secretary - Fatema Contractor : 9819982712 Deputy student Secretary - Sanskruti Patil - 983370636 Tresurer - Madhuwanti Srinivasan Deputy Tresurer - Shrrea Khatri Editor in chief - Damini Kane

Marketing and PR - Kapil and team Creatives - Zohra and team.

Events and Activities from June 2014 to November 2014

1 Blue Bridge programme :
The History department organised an inter-disciplinary  Study India course under the Blue Bridge programme for the students of United States universities. Eight students got the chance to learn several aspects of the Indian society like polity, History, traditions, culture, economy and philosophy by the faculty and also to interact with the students of our college.This 20-day programme ended with a vibrant cultural programme put up by our students. This educational programme, led to an exchange of ideas and greater understanding of each others culture.

2. Certificate Course in International Relations:
International Relations as a subject is of great importance in the contemporary world and is gaining a lot of popularity and so the department felt to conduct one such course. The course was designed keeping in mind the needs of under graduate students. Faculties both in house and guest speakers contributed to the success of the programme

The programme methodology was innovative as besides lecture method it included combination of power point presentations, interactive sessions , debates , lectures , documentaries etc.

The department collaborated with  O.R.F. as our knowledge partners which was a cherry to the pie. The basic course successfully was completed in 1 month. Mr Sanjay Verma , an alumnus of our college is presently the ambassador to Ethiopia addressed students on his personal experiences and journey as a diplomat. He encouraged students to prepare themselves in pursuing a career in International Relations.

3. PUNE VISIT
The students of museology from TYBA had a trip to Pune to understand the different types of museums and their functioning. The visit to the GO CHEESE factory was educational as well as fun and rewarding as they were gifted with complimentary bags containing assortments of cheese.

The Shanivar Wada Fort enabled the students to understand the architectural style and history of Peshwa family. The light and sound show took the students back to the grandeur of the medieval period.

The Indian artefacts, belonging to 16th-18th century were seen in Raja Kelkar museum. The Gandhi Samadhi or memorial at Aga Khan palace was an all together different experience of its own as the students paid their tribute to ‘BAPU’. The place had the essence and the feel of what the Great Mahatma was made of.

4. Screening of movies
TYBA students were shown movies based on their syllabus as follows:
A- Junoon : Based on revolt of 1857.
B- Raziya Sultan : The 1St and Last Muslim women to sit on the throne of Delhi
C-Chhatrapati Shivaji - The great Maratha Warrior.

5.Museum visit
The perfect way to understand the Indus Valley Civilisation is to actually see the artefacts of that time. Therefore the SYBA student visited the Chatrapati Shivaji maharaj Vastu Sanghralay. It was a very informative and interesting visit where they interacted with the Education Officer Ms.Bilva and had vivid discussions on the technology of that time.

6- TYBA students were lectured on the ‘Sultanate Style Of Architecture’ by former TYBA student Ms.Binaisha Billimoria.

7- Rajasthan tour
The students were taken to ‘Rangeelo Rajasthan’ for a historical tour during the Diwali vacations. The students were indulged in the beauty of mesmerising forts, palaces, gardens, deserts and sunsets. They were taken back to the beautiful moments of history which made their experience fruitful and cherishing.

8. Methodology workshop was undertaken by Dr. Vrushal T. Ghoble to guide students in their preparation of seminar paper.

8- Fortcoming Events
A-Certificate course in Indian Cultural Heritage from 27Th November

B - Intra-Collegiate Fest commemorating World War I Shades screening of movies and documentaries related to World War I : 1st, 2nd and 3rd December.
Quiz - 3rd December (round one)
Collage competition -9th December
Seminar - 12th and 13th December.
Registrations open for all.

Accountancy Association

A Committee of Jai Hind College students working towards the importance of accounts in commerce, also provides career counselling and coaching to the needful commerce students. It also aims at updating, enhancing and enriching the knowledge and capabilities of the students.
Secretary & Treasurer: Miss. Reshma KR
Email id: reshmakr1508@gmail.com

Assistant Secretary: Miss. Luisa Barros Core committee: Alisha Fernandes, Devdutt Pardasani, Jinesh Dumlawkar, Keyur Shah, Krysha Fernandes, Sabir Bakali, Subham Golcha. Teacher in-charge: Prof. Reshma Jaisinghani Email id: jaisinghanireshma@yahoo.in

Events done: 
Session on stock market and visit to stock exchange: The JHC Accountancy Association kick started its year with stock market session. It was a seminar conducted by Mr. Roy and his colleagues. It provided students with deep insights regarding the working of stock market. The session went on to be quite a success with the students demanding a visit to stock exchange. The demand was accepted by the visitors and a visit was conducted on 26th of august. The visit to stock exchange was the third event of JHC's accountancy association. The event provided considerable knowledge about the stock market to the commerce students.

Session on research methodology:
The second event conducted by JHC Accountancy Association was a seminar on research methodology. This event was organised specially for the participants of Avishkar research competition conducted by Mumbai university. The main spokesperson for the event was Dr. Haseena Sayeed. She enlighted the students with her personal experiences while doing her Ph.D and gave many tips to students.

Future events:
Alumni Meet: The JHC Accountancy Association plans to conduct a Alumni meet of it's members.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an initiative by the college to foster a spirit of togetherness and unity within the college. It is a way of giving something back to the society which has given us so much. We aim at spreading awareness about social issues, to personally make efforts to help the less fortunate and help the society in whichever way possible. It is our moral duty to give back to our society, and there are many students in our college who would like to work for a social cause. CSR brings them together, channelizing their energies towards a social cause. Do join us in this initiative, and help us make all Jaihindites, socially active and responsible citizens.

Secretary: Mr. Jinesh Dumlawkar
Email id: jdumlawkar@gmail.com
Assistant Secretary: Mr. Subham Golcha
Email id: subham.golchha1@gmail.com
Treasurer: Miss. Reshma KR
Email id: reshmakr1508@gmail.com
Teacher in-charge: Prof. Santosh Ghag
Email id: ca_santoshgghag@yahoo.com

Events done:
Voters Registration: The Jai Hind College's Corporate Social Responsibility department started its year with voter's card registration campaign. The campaign lasted for a week during which awareness was spread regarding importance of voting and forms were distributed for registering themselves. Even though it was exam time during the drive, the students responded considerably and the campaign was successfully conducted. The Secretary and assistant secretary of CSR were appointed as the campus ambassadors by the Election commission of India.

Tree Plantation: 
The second event of JHC's Corporate Social Responsibility department was the tree plantation drive. The drive was conducted in collaboration with gymkhana and few other committees. Students actively participated in this drive. The initiative of JHC students impressed the BMC officials and workers alike who turned up for inauguration and stayed back till the conclusion of the event.  Trees were planted in the places of uprooted trees on 'A road' and 'B road'. The event was a huge success.

Future events:
Spandan: 
The JHC CSR department concluded the last academic year with 'Spandan'. The event was conducted in collaboration with the N.S.S. unit of the college and other committees. The event stressed on women empowerment and was supported by several NGOs. We even took on the sponsorship of a girl child last year. We intend to carry out this event at a completely new level during this academic year! Bacchat Gatt: The CSR plans to conduct 'Bacchat Gatt' fair in the next few months. During the fair the village craftsmen are provided a market to sell their wares in the college campus. It aims at protecting and preserving their traditional crafts and encouraging them to bring it forth to the city folks.

Economics Association, Jai Hind College

Introduction: The Economics Association is one of Jai Hind College's most prominent bodies, with member strength of 130. An organization that aims for the professional and well rounded development of students, it opened up to streams outside of B.A. Economics in 2013 and and consists of diverse student members.
Office Bearers:
General Secretary:  Aayush Asthana
Joint Secretary:  Shubhangi Nagaria
Treasurer:  Pranjal Kriplani
Second Year Coordinators:  Vrudhi Doshi, Maithili Modi
First Year Coordinators:  Ridhima Rajpal, Yash Rathi
Fest Head: Sakshi Shahri
Deputy Fest Head: Rachel Chadha

Ex- Office members
Mrs. Sarita Jaishankar
Mrs. Vaidehi Dhamankar
Mrs. Mousumi Mazumdar
Mrs. Oindrila Dey

Conducted Events:  The Association has conducted the following activities so far in the year 2015-16: 
1. Arthanomics 2015 :  Arthanomics, the annual national level festival of the Economics Association, took place on the 30th and 31st of July. Hugely successful, it included ten events over two days with 20 premier institutions from across the country participating.

2. Social Initiative: The Association tied up with Teach For India, to promote its mission of educational equity across Jai Hind College. In the past, it has partnered with NGOs like Goonj, Cry and Samaritans in order to instill social responsibility in its members. Children from the classrooms of Teach For India also performed at Jai Hind College. The purpose of this partnership was to broaden the student conscience regarding the reality of the educational landscape in our country. The children, showcasing their talent through performance, demonstrated the power of quality education and thought. They were also taken around the campus to inculcate the importance and need of higher education in them.

3. Public Policy Workshop: The Centre for Civil Society is the leading think tank in India. CCS organized Freedom Caravan in Jai Hind College. This was a workshop attended by close to a hundred students including talks on topics such as 'Why is India Poor?' delivered by Mr. Luis Miranda. Students discussed livelihood and trade issues, adding to their understanding of economics.

4. The Association has also participated in inter college festivals such as - 
a. Mithibai’s Annual Economics Fest, Gnaritas had a wide array of events from a Mock Stock Exchange to an extremely well conducted Mock United Nations. The Jai Hind contingent secured the third position.
b. Synergy, St. Xaviers Jaipur’s National inter-collegiate academic fest took place in September. The Jai Hind contingent won three events, namely, State of the Nation, Treasure hunt and Pitfall.

Upcoming Events:
1. Research Symposium: The Association is organizing a research symposium on 28 November, 2015. The participants will be following a centralized paper presentation format and will be presenting it in the competition, competing for prizes.

2. Book Review Seminar:  All the avid readers get to portray their analytical and critical abilities at this Book Review seminar. The viewers get to listen to stories across the globe. 

3. Industrial Visit:  The Economics Department is organizing an Industrial Visit for the Economics students this year. Students and faculty collectively consider it to be an important educational component as it helps to directly translate theoretical knowledge in a real world, grass-root setting.

4. RBI Visit:  The application of all that is studied regarding the ‘apex bank ‘of the country will be contextualized in a true sense through the Reserve Bank of India museum visit.

Gymkhana Annual Report 2014-15

Gymkhana’s season started with the Treasure hunt which also marks the start of jai hind college events.

Treasure hunt was scheduled on 9th August and in spite of heavy rains there was shocking turnout of participants and treasure hunt proved to be great success this year.

Next was the much awaited inter-college Monsoon Marathon on 26th August at marine drive. Monsoon marathon is organized with a social cause every year, and this year our focus was on NO VILOENCE AGAINST WOMEN. The basic aim this year was to promote the cause and there were pre events held for the same where we got over whelming response and everything was covered socially and was promoted through every possible way. Gymkhana also tied up with an NGO and very well-known Suchit Singh graced us as the chief guest for the prize distribution ceremony and helped to promote the cause.

There were around 25 colleges with more than 1000 participants taking active part for the noble cause and made it an event of jai hind college and gymkhana.

Sport-o-mania, the event which brings each and every class of the college on the field and have great fun and at the same time the fighting spirit to excel their class in sports as well was carried out in the first week of December.

Sport-o-maina included football, cricket, chess, carom, table tennis and badminton which proved to be a great fun for every individual. The cause of the season was carried in the event with girls participation compulsory in each sport.

This year we also had Annual Athletic meet of Jai Hind college at university athletic ground on 11th December. It included all the track and field events where we explored lot of talent in athletics which will help jai hind excel in the field of athletics in the coming year.

Dr. B.K.N.Singh
(Chairmain)
Sanyam Bafna      Dishant Punjabi      Shiva Singh
(Secretary)      (Jt. Secretary)      Treasurer)
Mrs. Vandana Sawant    Mr. Sandesh Sthavarmath
(Sports Teacher)

National Service Scheme-2014-15

Programme Officer: Dr. Sajith Chandran
Assistant Programme Officer: Mr.Udhav Zarekar, Mr. Ashutosh Saxena and Ms. N.K.Jyothi
Secretary: Ms. Prachi Mehta
Assistant Secretary: Anis Syed
Cultural Secretary: Sonam Chandnani

The N.S.S Unit strongly believes in the statement "A nation as a society forms a moral person and every member of it is personally responsible for his society."Our objective is overall development of student’s personality through community service. N.S.S. Unit conducts many social events and projects with various organizations and NGO's such as solving civic issues with BMC, helping civilians filling complaints in police station, Women empowerment and Gender equality, Cleanliness drive, blood donation drive. We also have cancer, Aids, hepatitis, road safety and anti tobacco awareness campaigns,etc

We have our socio-cultural programme “UMEED” in association with NGO to spread awareness and joy. We actively participate in various rallies, seminars, workshops and inter collegiate competitions.

With great pride and pleasure we also celebrate Independence Day and Republic Day and organize a 7day residential camp too.

Contact Details:  Prachi Mehta: mehtaprachi26@gmail.com

Philosophy Association

The Philosophy Association started in the academic year 2014-15. The aims and objectives of the association are as follows:

  • To spread awareness about contemporary ethical issues
  • To promote individual spiritual growth of every student
  • To develop a critical & logical outlook towards life
  • To promote knowledge & dispel ignorance
  • To help every student realize their true potential
  • To encourage a healthy & holistic lifestyle
The events for the year 2014-15 are as follows:
  • Yoga camp at The Yoga Institute Institute, Santacruz
  • Talk by Dr. Rashmi Oza on ‘Human Rights’
  • Talk by Ms. Neha Shah on ‘Bridging the Generation Gap Between Youngsters and Senior Citizens’
  • A contingent of six philosophy students from SYBA and TYBA participated in a student philosophy seminar held by the Bombay Philosophical Society and Department of Philosophy, Mumbai University
  • Talk on ‘Science and Spirituality’ by Parth Raj Singh
  • Screening of movies related to the curriculum and sensitive and burning topic which are need of the hour
Teacher incharge: Ms. Simmin Bawa- Head of Department (Philosophy)

Student incharge: Ms. Zainab Kanorwala

Contact details: simminbawa@yahoo.com
                              zainabkanorwala@yahoo.com

Women's Development Cell Report for Students Council

Chairperson: Dr. Yasmina Dordi Avari
Deputy Chairperson: Ms. Safina Rakhangi
Ex- officio Members: Ms. Monica Kumar, Ms. K,.Srilatha, Dr. Archana Mishra
LMC Representative: Dr. B.K.N.Singh
NNS Coordinator: Dr. Sajith Chandran
CSR Coordinator: C.A. Santosh Ghag
Students female Representatives: Ms. Zeenia K. Avari (Lady Representative), Ms. Bhakti Bandekar,
Students male Representatives: Keegan Rose
The members of the Womens’ Development Cell annually organize activities aimed at safe-guarding the interests of the girl child and particularly our young girl students
This year the cell has will hold its annual talk along FOGSI President Dr. Suchitra Pandit’s Flagship project for the youth namely ‘Youth Mela’ for empowering the future generation!!!” during the 1st week of December
This program will include the following topics:

  • Self-Presentation Skills
  • Nutrition & Prevention of Anemia
  • Staying Fit
  • Know Your Body
  • Protecting Yourself from
    • Unwanted Pregnancy
    • Sexually Transmitted Infections
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Physical & Sexual Abuse
    • First Aid
Students will be addressed by a team of Senior practicing Doctors. The interactive program will end with Q-A session.

  During the month of January we organize a function on Nari Mukti Divas where the student members also stage plays, so as to showcase a cause related to “Women’s’ Empowerment”. Essay writing, photography and singing competitions will also be organised on this occasion Additionally under the aegis of Jagar Jani Vancha our members will also showcase their talent on a topic which emphasizes Gender equality and sensitization.