Junior

COMMERCE CLUB

Coordinator: Ms. Laju Sharma

The Club aims to develop business acumen among the students who are the budding entrepreneurs of tomorrow by organizing field trips and guest lectures by the experts in the field of business. The Club also organises Business Quiz and Debate on current topics in the field of trade, commerce and International Marketing, thereby, encouraging students to participate in Inter-collegiate business quiz competitions.

Students get opportunity to complement their theory with practice as SYJC syllabus in Secretarial Practice and Organisation of Commerce includes the topic of BSE and Joint Stock Company. ON a visit to the BSE, officials enlightened students on the working of BSE and covered wide ranging topics from Euro Crisis, sub-prime crisis, Asian Crisis, 1991 LPG Policy, Policy freeze by the present Govt., to the history of scams in the stock market in India and abroad. A question-answer session helped clarify queries on a wide range of topics.



COMQUIZ


September 25, 2017





32 participants were shortlisted for COMQUIZ, organized by the Commerce Club, from the Elimination Round to make eight teams of four members each for the battle of brains between FYJCs and SYJCs. The final quiz consisted of 5 rounds namely general business Q&A round, Rapid Fire Round, Audio-Visual Round and category based Business Round. Vice Principal Mrs. Dipika Bhatia gave away the trophies to all SYJCs Winning team consisting of Amal Mody, Manas Taparia, Kavya Chovatia and Ankit Agarwal and SYJCs Runners up team comprising of Prakyath Shetty, Shloka Shah, Meet Shah and Roshni Shinde.

The newly elected members of the Commerce Club along with the Core team were inducted by Vice Principal Mrs. Dipika Bhatia and Prof. In-charge Ms. Laju Sharma.

CASCADE CLUB

Coordinator: Ms. Rashmi Redkar

A cultural club of the college, regularly organizes Competitions, spanning a variety of activities: Rakhi-Making, Card-Making, Mehendi, Rangoli Nail Art and Tattoo - Making, Poster-Making and Calligraphy. The club organises an H.R. Bash which includes Twins Day, Indo - Western Day and Traditional Day.


PHILANTHROPY BY CASCADE CLUB


August 22, 2017




The students of the Cascade Club of H.R. College along with the Vice Principal Mrs. Dipika Bhatia & Teacher in-charge Ms Rashmi Redkar, visited Punarvas Special School & Vocational Training Centre for Mentally Handicapped, Goregaon. The kids there are aged 3 years and above.

The school aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. They also seek to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the inclusion of persons with disabilities in every aspect of life, to provide for Practical Vocational Training according to Personal Talent Ability & make them self-reliant (age 18 years & above); laying a foundation for them to be integrated in the society.

A career makes them financially stable besides bringing them out of their shell. They are taught home science and the focus is on all round development of the kids rather than just the academics. They are encouraged to develop their talents through singing, dancing, painting, etc. The students express themselves so well that they have represented the institution at international levels as well. Small scale industrial attributes are developed where they are taught packing, sewing, making towels etc.

The HR Team interacted with the students and saw how diligently they work. The Club had purchased 'rakhis' made by these talented children, sold them at college and gave the profits back to the organisation! Chocolates were distributed with gratitude, as a token of appreciation and camaraderie. It is inspiring to see the kids excel and make an impact in this beautiful world and to push ahead in face of adversity.

CODE CLUB

Coordinator: Ms. Misha Bothra

The Council of Debates and Elocution (CODE) hold MUN's, debates, elocution and impromptu speaking competition which enhance the communication skills among the students and builds up their confidence to speak before the large audience.

ECONOMICS CLUB

Coordinator: Ms. Anuradha Iyer

The club aims at inculcating knowledge of finance, business and economics among the students.

FRENCH CLUB

Coordinator: Ms. Milita Ganguly

The French Club aims to encourage and enhance the linguistic skills of the students by creating a mélange between the love for France, French language and the French culture.

HINDI SAHITYA PARISHAD

Coordinator: Ms. Sheela Shahe & Ms Sheela Yadav

HSP aims to promote not only our national language Hindi but also Indian ethics, values and culture amongst the students by organising various activities like essay writing competition, debates and cultural events like Independence Day and Guru Purnima etc.

It provides a platform for its students to participate and organize events like Gul-E-Gulzar, Dance Competition, One Act Plays and Antakshari..

GURU PURNIMA CELEBRATIONS


July 10, 2017





H.R. College celebrates the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima organized by the Hindi Sahitya Parishad every year with great enthusiasm. Guru Purnima is an Indian festival dedicated to spiritual teachers. This festival is traditionally celebrated by paying respect to teachers and expressing their gratitude.

The event started with lightening of the lamp by I/C Principal Parag Thakkar and Vice- Principal Mrs. Dipika Bhatia. I/C Principal Parag Thakkar spoke fondly about the tradition of Guru Purnima.

A small cultural event entertained the teachers and students. It included various traditional and graceful dance performances by the students of SYJC. The performance ended on a happy note with entertaining games for teachers.

The new committee for HSP was inducted by Vice Principal Dipika Bhatia.

INSIGHT CLUB

Coordinator: Ms. Amrita Kambli

InsighT, the I.T. Club of H.R. College of Commerce and Economics is the proof of the dawn of the technological era. It aims at promoting technology and also being eco-friendly. It organizes events at intra-collegiate and inter-school level i.e. Faculty development programme, Education Drive, IgniTe, Technitude, to name a few.

WORKSHOP FOR THE UNDER PRIVILEGED


July 22, 2017





Students of the Insight club of H.R. College visited the Ganpatrao Kadam Marg Municipal School in Lower Parel and conducted a workshop with around 50 students from the 8th and 9th standard of the school.

Activities conducted included arts and crafts as well as simple tricks to remember math tables. Hand multiplication was taught to the students to make it easier for them to remember the tables.

In addition they were taught origami wherein each student made a throwing star out of 8 small sheets of paper. They also made scoobies of different colours using plastic strings. It was a good break for them from studies and the students thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The insight club looks forward to seeing these students during the next event Ignite.

MATH CLUB

Coordinator: Ms. Bhawna Shah & Ms Kausar Tasneem

Math club provides students who are interested in math or talented at the subject to develop and practice their mathematical abilities in an enjoyable, energetic setting. Teachers or math club advisers can lead students in a number of activities that will sharpen math skills, increase learning, be fun and make children excited to learn about math.





VEDIC MATHS SESSION



July 19, 2017

The Math Club is an umbrella organization for mathematics-related activities open to all students. The Math Club sponsors some events throughout the academic year……





A vedic maths session conducted by teacher in-charge Mrs. Bhavana Shah with various mathematic tricks for easier and fast calculation, got a stunning response from students. HSC topper Ms. Bhavya Kapadia who scored 100 marks in mathematics was also felicitated.

MASTERCLASS FORUM

Coordinator: Ms Mansi Bharne

H.R. College is acclaimed as one of the most prestigious institutions in the city and has always given its students an edge through various skill enhancing activities and opportunities, which go hand in hand with the excellent academic environment.

Today's corporate world is a prime example of Darwins 'survival of the fittest' theory. To enable students to shine in the future, they need something more than textbook learning. They need to know more than what the newspapers and internet can tell them.

It is said, "Experience is the best teacher." HR Masterclass is a unique skill enhancement programme which aims at enriching the student's knowledge and provides invaluable exposure with sessions conducted by several eminent personalities from diverse disciplines ranging from finance, business, actuarial, and many more. With these sessions to be held regularly twice a month, the students will have even more to look forward to in the college in addition to their daily lectures. Most of the speakers will be the college alumni, thus strengthening their bond with the college and the students. Hence HR Masterclass is the perfect opportunity for students to get new insights, guidance, and advice and to learn beyond what the syllabus offers.



'THE WORLD OUTSIDE A COMMERCE COLLEGE'

September 12, 2017



Masterclass Forum invited Mr. Akash Purohit (IRS officer) for this unique skill enhancement programme as Chief Guest to speak on 'The World Outside a Commerce College'.

Mr. Akash Purohit stressed on the road ahead for those who want to opt for or desire to be IAS, IFS officers etc. and the preparations required for the UPSC exam. He also gave some valuable references from his personal experiences and also explained the perks of giving back to the society and serving the county with this career path.

With a turnout of about 150 students for its first session, this forum further aims at providing regular sessions for the students to listen, interact and learn firsthand from seasoned experts from various fields. The session came to a close with a bouquet and token of appreciation being presented to the chief guest by Vice Principal Ms. Dipika Bhatia followed by a vote of thanks.

OPEN HOUSE

Coordinator: Ms. Rekha Verma

Open House is a unique platform for a dialogue between parents, students and teachers. The Open Houses are held periodically to provide opportunity to parents to interact with the Principal and teachers and get first hand progress reports of their wards. HR recognises the fact that students undergo a major change in their career as they come out of school and enter Junior College where the environment is of self-discipline. Naturally every parent is interested to know how his/her ward has adapted to this change. HR invites parents to visit the college periodically and provide an opportunity to interact with the teachers, and get a feedback. A Teacher is assigned as a mentor to the students.

SINDHI SANGAT

Coordinator: Ms. Laju Sharma

The sole objective of the club is the promotion of Sindhi Language, Sindhi Literature and its rich culture across the globe.


CHALIYA CELEBRATION AT H.R. COLLEGE

August 23, 2017




Sindhi Sangat of H.R. College (SSHR) celebrated the Chaliya function to orient the young Sindhi students about the importance of 40 days of fasting by the Sindhi Community in the months of July and August, a thanks-giving celebration in honor of Varuna Deva and Jhulelal for hearing their prayers.

To keep this tradition alive, students performed traditional folk dance and a skit with a theme on the ‘Importance of the Sindhi Language’. Students made a symbolic representation of their God Jhulelal through Bahrana Sahib. The programme ended with Aarti and Palav in Sindhi. Prasad was distributed to all present. I/C Principal Prof. Parag Thakkar appreciated the student’s talent and efforts to imbibe and carry forward their culture and language. He encouraged students to speak in Sindhi. The Chief Guest for the event was HSNC Board member Mrs. Padma Shah who was happy to note that the students were taking the initiative under the guidance of teacher coordinators. In her address to the students, she inspired students to speak in Sindhi and remain connected to their roots.

Mrs. Padma Shah inducted the new members of Sindhi Sangat from Degree and Junior College along with the Vice-Principal of Degree College Dr. Pooja Ramchandani and Junior College Vice-Principal Mrs. Dipika Bhatia. The coordinators Ms. Laju Sharma, Mrs. Bharti Sharma and Mrs. Kajal Ramchandani were felicitated by the Chief Guest, Vice-Principals and students.

YOUNG MINDS

Coordinator: Ms. Anuradha Iyer

Young Minds, the Junior College Students' Council provides a platform for leadership with its diverse set of activities. All council events offer students to learn event management & teamwork. Each activity is designed to nurture responsibility and leadership skills within students' community.

Young Minds plays a major role in all activities of the college and provides a strong student support system in the administration of the college. It actively engages the students in various events like Rose Day, Principals' Birthday Celebrations and also organises day treks.

One of the major functions of the council is to work alongside the teaching faculty and ensure co-ordination and integration of all college activities. These would include administrative activities, hospitality of guests and dignitaries, assistance to teachers and staff, participation in inter-collegiate events, student grievances and various extra-curricular activities including social projects.