The top ten alumni occupying prominent positions
Corporate Leaders : H.R. College of Commerce
& Economics has produced several corporate leaders
who have shaped the future of Corporate India. These
leaders constantly interact with the Principal, faculty
and students and help the growth of the college by bridging
the gap between academia and industry.
Film Stars : The college is proud of its leading
stars of the entertainment world who have redefined
Women Power : Of the 25 most powerful women stated
in the latest issue of Business Today(October 2007)
the college takes pride in stating that five of these
women are alumni of the college who have become role
models for the students.
Alumni as Faculty : The institution is proud
of its Alumni who have joined the college as teaching
iv) The alumni have played a very active role in the
growth and development of the institution. Some prominent
alumni form a part of the HR Advisory Council which
meets bi-annually to review and plan the progress of
The proposal to apply for autonomy was initiated
and supported by the alumni. The alumni interacted with
staff and students to build capacity for an autonomous
curriculum and improved teaching learning methodologies.
Support was also enlisted for infrastructural and technological
development in the college.
Mr. Piyush Goyal, Director SBI and Mr. Ashok
Wadhwa, leading financial wizard led the exercise of
revising the curriculum in Accountancy. Thirty-two experts
in the field were invited to participate and give their
recommendations for the new curriculum.
Mr. Adi Signaporia of Dorabjee Tata Trust supported
the college with many Faculty with Scholarships to attend
seminars and workshops in India and abroad.
Several leading alumni helped the college in
conducting corporate seminars for the students.
Several successful alumni have become visiting
faculty in the college and teach subjects as Accounting,
Finance, Quantitative Methods, Banking and Insurance.
The Alumni also actively help with the examination
supervision, as and when the college is short of supervisors.
They also offer their services for coordinating
various activities of the college e.g. Mrs. Suman Mehrotra
volunteers her time during admissions to man the help
desk and to answer questions from parents and students.
Mrs. Pratibha Jain offers counseling to students who
want to study abroad.
v) Sports Council an Organisation which consists of
all the best sportspersons.
The college has an alumni association. The alumni of
the college have played an active role in institution
building, faculty development and in providing student
support through endowments and scholarships.
i) The current office bearers of the college alumni
association are Dr.(Mrs.) Indu Shahani (Alumni &
Chair), Dr. Ruki Mirchandani, Prof. Gehna Hingorani,
Mrs. Kavita Shah, Mr. Ashok Wadhwa, Mr. Peshotan Kapadia
and Mrs. Suman Mehrotra.
ii) Activities of the alumni in the last two years are
listed below -
Published an Alumni Directory for students listing
their names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail
addresses. This is a best practise of the college and
helps the college and students maintain connectivity.
Invited alumni during Diwali and Christmas to
join the staff and the students in the college festivities.
Funded two International Travel Grants for faculty
development. In 2005, eighteen faculty members visited
leading Universities in USA for a curriculum development
training organized by Carnegie Mellon University. In
2007, twelve faculty members visited universities in
UK for training in teaching-learning methodology organized
by London School of Economics and University of Westminster.
Organised International Alumni Meet, second of
its kind, in New York, USA November 6, 2005, hosted
by Mr. Raj Mirchandani and Mr. Sunil Lulla of USA. The
alumni present promised to give 'a dollar a day' to
the college. The first International Alumni Meet was
organized in Dubai five years ago.
Organized a series of Alumni Guest Lectures by
leading professionals in a wide range of subjects, for
example Mr. Adi Signaporia of Tata Sons, from the first
batch of the college held a series of talks on leadership
Issued Alumni Library Cards to ex-students for
the use of library facilities. A feedback was taken
from the alumni, who requested flexible timings and
subscription to latest journals. All the suggestions
were implemented to improve the services for the current
students and the alumni. 'A 24-hour' reading room facility
has been introduced to working students and alumni.
Granted Scholarships to ex-students for further
studies. Prominent among them are Varlaxmi Pillai and
Rakesh Pandey, both of whom are from economically disadvantaged
Funded laptops for staff by subsidizing partial
cost of the laptops.