INDUSTRIAL VISIT 2022-2023
July 14, 2022 Attendees 13
H.R. College BAMMC students of the Second-Year and Third-Year journalism visited Doordarshan Sahyadri as part of their industrial visit.
The visit started with an interaction with the main cameraperson of Doordarshan followed by another session with the IT department. The students were then given a tour of the building. They interacted with the staff from each department. It concluded with a final session with the editing department wherein the basics of editing were taught to the students.
BOMBAY STOCK EXCHANGE
July 20, 2022 Attendees: 400
Students from H.R. College of Commerce & Economics visited The Bombay Stock Exchange along with the BBI coordinator, Mr. Rahul Mishra, and Mr. Vicky Karnani.
The seminar commenced, with Mr. Rakesh Nair, a senior faculty member at The BSE Institute Ltd. giving a brief introduction of the International Conventional Hall, where the seminar was being held, and describing how it is a special location because it was once the exchange’s trading floor almost two decades ago before trading went entirely electronic. It is now one of the most well-known landmarks in Mumbai’s financial district. There is a reverent, timeless atmosphere in this space, which is large enough to hold a crowd of 1,000 people and has amazing interiors.
Mr. Nair discussed how the Indian Capital Market tends to work and why BSE is the fastest stock exchange in the world. Additionally, he discussed how investor sentiment (emotions) not only affects market volatility and produces return predictability that is consistent with correcting investor extreme reactions but also acts as a contrarian predictor of future returns.
Mr. Rahul Ranadiv, Chief Business Officer at BSE Institute Ltd, spoke to the students about the importance of data science, which has grown significantly in the finance industry and is primarily used for better risk management and risk analysis. He impressed upon the need for Interdisciplinary education as crucial to advance knowledge and gain fresh perspectives.
Mr. Rahul Mishra and Mr. Vicky Karnani were invited on the stage for the event’s closing ceremony, during which they rang the BSE’s opening bell, which is thought to be extremely auspicious. The students were fortunate to have had the chance to tour one of the fastest stock exchanges in the world.
RESERVE BANK OF INDIA MUSEUM
August 2, 2022 Attendees: 50
H.R. College Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) & Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia and Mass Communication (BAMMC) students visited the Reserve Bank of India Museum.
The Museum immersed students in a one-of-a-kind experience. The museum officials explained the artefacts and exhibits in details and discussed the origin of money, its role in the economy and different kinds of bonds, shares & history of currency in a fun and interactive way. The students had a very interactive session and engaging visit to the RBI Museum.
FILMS AND NATIONAL MUSEUM OF INDIAN CINEMA
August 5, 2022 Attendees: 30
SYBAMMC students along with course coordinator Ms. Rifa Patel and Ms. Jasmine Tamboli, went to the Film Division, Pedder Road, Mumbai for a field visit.
The visit was divided into section:
The students learnt about major departments of the Film Division: cinematography (camera), editing, animation.
The students were taken through 100 year’s legacy of Indian Cinema and its glorious history.
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU PORT TRUST
August 8, 2022 Students: 32
The BMS Committee of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics organised an industrial visit to Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Nhava Sheva, Navi Mumbai. A total of 32 students were taken by a bus from college at 9:30 am along with two of our faculty members. Reached JNPT at around 11:30 am and after security checks, we were taken to the port view area where Mr. Patil, our guide for the visit, briefed us on important aspects of the port.
JNPT is the largest port in India, currently handling about 50-70 lakh TEU of cargo, and is expected to increase to 1 crore TEU and be on par with European ports after the completion of its second phase this year. It is spread across 6000 acres and has 5 container terminals, four of which are run by private entities and the fifth terminal, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT), is run by the port trust itself. Mr Patil also provided detailed insights on the workings of the port and how cargo containers are handled. The visit concluded with lunch at JNPT’s administration building.
It was a very informative and fascinating industrial visit. We would like to extend our gratitude to our Principal, Dr. Pooja Ramchandani and the management for giving us an opportunity to visit JNPT. We would also like to thank Mr. Patil & the staff at JNPT for accommodating us.
BOMBAY STOCK EXCHANGE
August 29, 2022 Attendees: 100+
The B.Voc. Committee of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics arranged a visit to Bombay Stock Exchange. Students were given a glimpse of the history of BSE and made to understand the ways in which technology is now being used in trading on the stock exchange. A session was conducted on career options as a Data Scientist and more than 100 students from H.R. College attended the session to understand Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and career prospects in Data Science.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SECURITIES MARKETS CAMPUS
September 19, 2022 Attendees: 97
The BFM Committee of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics, organized an industrial visit to the National Institute of Securities Markets Campus in Patalganga on Monday, September 19, 2022. 94 students visited the campus along with the faculty members Dr. Shweta Singh, Mr. Rahul Mishra and Mr. Vicky Karnani. A 90-minute session on capital markets was organized for the students and they also got the opportunity to experience the special simulation trading environment. Two students were awarded as the “Best traders for the day” on the basis of their performance.
All students present for the sessions were provided with participation certificates by NISM. A tour of the sprawling NISM Campus was also conducted for all.
NATIONAL STOCK EXCHANGE
September 30, 2022 Attendees: 190
The B.Com Committee of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics organized an industrial visit to the National Stock Exchange at the BKC headquarters. The session was conducted so as to help the attendees understand and experience the working of capital and securities markets and the overall working of NSE.
Spanning over 3 hours in speaker Mr. Purv Shah, Trainer - NSE Academy, briefed the students about capital markets, using real-life examples. It was an interactive event where the students engaged in a live Q/A session. At the end, Mr. Purv Shah also held a small quiz round where the winners were given a token from NSE. The program ended with a vote of thanks.
BOMBAY STOCK EXCHANGE
November 17, 2022 Attendees: 200
Mrs. Laxmi Pillai, Faculty - Commerce Department, organized an educational visit to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The visit was organized under the aegis of the Commerce Club. The purpose of this visit was to introduce students to the BSE.
Mr. Rakesh Nair, faculty from BSE Institute conducted a session for an hour and a half, wherein he gave a brief insight into the history of BSE and its functioning. He explained various concepts related to investment, shares, stock exchange, etc. Information about various courses conducted by the BSE institute was provided. The session ended with a Q&A and a formal vote of thanks. All the students thoroughly enjoyed the session and post the visit many students expressed interest in investing in shares and learning more about investments.
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE BOARD OF INDIA
January 17, 2023 Attendees: 32
The B.Com Committee organized a visit to the SEBI Headquarters at BKC, Mumbai. An inclusive group consisting of our principal Dr. Pooja Ramchandani, entire commerce department and 32 students visited the premises to gain insights into stock market investments.
The students delved into the workings of SEBI and were versed in the intricacies of investments like equities, mutual funds, derivatives, and other financial instruments. It was an interactive event where the students engaged in a live Q/A session. The session concluded with a vote of thanks.
January 18-26, 2023 Students: 44 Faculties: 3
The B.A.M.M.C. Committee of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics organised an Industrial Visit to Himachal Pradesh. The trip offered multiple learning opportunities.
Chandigarh looked like a city of one's dreams - on visiting Dainik Bhaskar printing unit, the students understood the entire functioning of a printing house and the various colours and machines that are used in the process. Students asked the tour guide a number of questions regarding distribution and production, time taken and finances for the entire operation.
The students visited the famous Rock Garden of Chandigarh. It is a sculpture garden for rock enthusiasts, also known as Nek Chand Saini’s Rock Garden and consisted of man-made interlinked waterfalls and many other sculptures that have been made from scrap and other kinds of waste such as bottles, glasses, bangles, tiles, ceramic pots, sinks, electrical waste, broken pipes, etc. After an enriching conversation with the guide, the students ended the day with a visit to the local market where students explored various artifacts.
The visit to Manali was experiential for the students with river rafting, local food, numerous tourist locations to cover and sightseeing. The valleys of Solang had so much more than what meets the eye while the Hadimba temple was a historical reminder of India's religious roots. Students also visited the Gadhan Thekchoking Gompa, situated near the Mall in Manali. Shimla caught the attention of the students with its temples and scenic views.
The students visited the Jakhu Temple, a popular tourist site. Dedicated to Lord Hanuman, it houses a 108-foot-tall idol of the deity and offers sweeping views of the Shivalik ranges. Some students also visited the Christ Church while others explored the famous Mall Road nearby. The industrial visit gave students an opportunity to visit industries, interact with people, tour heritage sites and experience the richness of our cultural traditions. Overall, it was an exhilarating and enriching experience.
INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO UTTARAKHAND
January 18-25, 2023 94 Students
The B.Voc. Committee of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics had organized an Industrial Visit to Uttarakhand for its students. The trip was spread across 5 key destinations in Uttarakhand – Dehradun, Mussoorie, Dhanaulti, Rishikesh & Haridwar. The trip was an integration of campus visit to IMS Unison University, heritage tourism, adventure tourism, camping tourism, spiritual tourism and inter-collegiate fest. The aim of the visit was to foster a synergy among two institutions paving a way for possibilities of collaboration in future.
A. CAMPUS VISIT TO IMS UNISON UNIVERSITY, DEHRADUN
Dr. Vinay Rana, Dean of Hospitality management along with Asst. Prof. Sumit Pratap delivered a talk on ‘An insight on Hospitality Vocation & Uttarakhand Tourism’. Dr. Rana provided an overview of hospitality industry and highlighted the importance of training & employment opportunities in the field of Hospitality & Tourism. Mr. Sumit showcased the tourism in Uttarakhand.
Dr. Ravikesh Shrivastav, Pro - Vice Chancellor of IMS Unison University, through his motivational address shared his experience on importance of classroom learning & skill training. It was followed by a campus walk through by Asst. Prof. Shashi Kant who provided additional inputs on the hospitality industry.
B. HERITAGE TOURISM
Mindrolling Monastery (The Buddha Temple)
The students visited Mindrolling Monastery, one of India’s prominent Buddhist centres, initially established in Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, by Khochhen Rinpoche in 1965. This gorgeous and peaceful monastery attracts thousands of Indian and international tourists annually. The university complex and the tallest Stupa in Asia are the monastery’s highlights. The various shrine rooms, the Tibetan art forms, and the murals here are surrounded by greenery.
The Tapkeshwar Mahadev temple is an age-old temple and has a rustic charm to it. The river adds to the beauty of the temple. This pretty cave temple located in the cantonment area of Garhi in the heart of the city is a very sacred and revered temple, which attracts thousands of tourists and devotees.
C. ADVENTURE TOURISM - WHITE WATER RIVER RAFTING
Adventure tourism was organized in the form of white-water river rafting under trained guides and with proper safety equipment for our students. It was a 16 kms. long white-water river rafting with a trained guide in every raft.
D. CAMPING TOURISM
The term “camping tourism” primarily refers to people staying at bounded areas together with other campers. The students were made to stay at luxury camps at Camp Majestic, Shivpuri at the foothills of the Himalayas. The camping site was equipped with modern amenities, excellent hospitality, comfort, and services. Camp Majestic is the place to book a stay if one seeks some adrenaline-pumping activities such as river rafting, bird watching, forest trekking, etc.
24 camps were booked for students and 2 for faculties. The students also played cricket for team building. At night, they had a bonfire.
E. SPIRITUAL TOURISM
Uttarakhand is called Devbhoomi (Land of the gods) of India. Religious and spiritual tourism refers to travel for religious or spiritual purposes, such as undertaking a pilgrimage and visiting sacred sites. Also known as sacred or faith tourism, it is one of the oldest forms of tourism.
The students visited Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula and witnessed evening Ganga aarti. The most renowned Ganga aarti is performed on the ghats of the river at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh and Har Ki Pauri at Haridwar.
F. INTER-COLLEGIATE FEST - THE END GAME
The ENDGAME was an intra collegiate fest which aimed to provide students with a platform to showcase their skills & talent in a series of events. It included events such as singing, dance, fashion show. Students from our college, colleges in Dehradun and around participated in the same. The event was held at the banquet hall of Hotel Sidharth Paradise, Dehradun. The students of B. Voc., H.R. College won the ‘Winners Trophy’.
G. SNOW PLAY
The students were taken to Dhanaulti, a quiet hill station at an elevation of 2286 meters above sea level, offering panoramic views of the lofty Himalayas. Dhanaulti is located on the important tourist circuit of Landour, Mussoorie, Kanatal, Chamba and New Tehri. The town is densely enveloped by the velvety rhododendrons, deodar, and tall oak forests. Heavy snowfall during winters, attracts many tourists here. The students enjoyed a snow play here.
VISIT TO PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
February 10, 2023 Attendees: 12
Press Connect - The Journalism Club of H.R. College organized a field visit event to The Photography Society of India at 11:30 am, and had an interaction with renowned photographer, Mr. Nitin Sonawane, Chief photographer for Economic Times. The students learned about photography and photo journalism. Mr. Sonawane talked to the students about the life of a photographer and gave key insights on photo journalism and how students can incorporate it in their career. The organizers of the exhibition also encouraged the students to write reports and offered lucrative cash prize of ₹500 and certificate for the best report which would be featured on their web portal.
February 25, 2023
The M.Com Committee of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics organized an industrial visit to FX School, where students had the opportunity to experience hands-on learning in various creative fields such as film making, photography, CG animation, digital art, and graphic design. The visit provided them with a unique opportunity to explore the world of creativity and innovation through a variety of interactive workshops, demonstrations, and discussions led by some of the most talented professionals in the industry. Students were made familiar with the latest tools and techniques used in the creative industry and the process of creating immersive and engaging content.
During the visit, they were introduced to the world of film-making and learnt about the various stages involved in producing a film, from pre-production to post-production. They also had the opportunity to experiment with photography and digital art, learning about composition, lighting, and editing techniques used to create stunning visual content.
NATIONAL STOCK EXCHANGE
March 14, 2023 Attendees: 36
The M.Com Committee along with the Placement Cell of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics in collaboration with the prestigious NYU Stern organized an Industrial Visit to National Stock Exchange, India. This industrial visit was graced by the presence of world-class speakers who imparted invaluable knowledge to the attendees.
The day kicked off with a conversation on career prospects in finance and economics, led by world-renowned speakers Prof. John Kose from NYU Stern School of Business and Dr. Tirthankar Patnaik, Chief Economist of the National Stock Exchange. Participants had the opportunity to learn about the National Stock Exchange, its functions and operations from Chief Manager, Mr. Hitesh Sethia. The event continued with a talk by Senior Economist of NSE, Ms. Prerna Singhvi, on India at 75: The Way Forward. The afternoon session was dedicated to High-Frequency Trading and was led by Mr. Ansh Tayal, who provided an introduction to the topic High-Frequency Trading. The speakers, with their wealth of knowledge and expertise, delivered insightful talks and engaged the audience with thought-provoking discussions. In conclusion, the industrial visit to the National Stock Exchange was a truly enlightening experience, providing attendees with a unique opportunity to learn from some of the most renowned names in the financial industry.
INDUSTRIAL VISIT CUM TOUR TO JAMMU & KASHMIR
May 28 - June 7, 2023 82 Students & 4 Faculty
The Industrial Visit Committee (I.V.C.) of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics had organized an Industrial Visit to Jammu & Kashmir for the students. The trip was spread across 3 key destinations - Jammu, Srinagar & Pahalgam. The visit included sessions at the University of Kashmir, a visit to the bat factory, a visit to apple gardens, and excursions to Sonmarg, Gulmarg & Pahalgam.
A. CAMPUS VISIT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF KASHMIR, SRINAGAR
A campus visit to the University of Kashmir was scheduled on June 2, 2023. An insightful session on the topic “Scenario of tourism in Kashmir” was delivered by Dr. Reyaz Qureshi followed by an address by H.R. College Principal, Prof. Dr. Pooja Ramchandani on the possibility of collaboration between the University of Kashmir & H.R. College. The session was followed by a tour of the beautiful and massive 247-acre campus. The students from both the institutions interacted with each other and were briefed about the departments in the university.
B. A VISIT TO THE BAT FACTORY
Students visited the Regent Bat Factory on June 3, 2023 to understand the process involved in the manufacturing, shaping and polishing of cricket bats.
C. A VISIT TO THE APPLE GARDENS
A visit to the apple gardens was undertaken on June 3, 2023. Students had a taste of the fresh juice of apples handpicked from apple gardens.
D. EXCURSION TO SONMARG:
On May 31, 2023 students visited Sonmarg : “meadow of gold”, located in the Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir. Sonmarg is surrounded by Kolhoi Peak, Amarnath Peak and Sirbal Peak and is mesmerizingly beautiful. Students were captivated by its beauty and enjoyed their visit thoroughly.
E. EXCURSION TO GULMARG
Students visited the Gulmarg on June 1, 2023. Gulmarg is a compound word or portmanteau of two Persian words Gul and Marg. Gul means flowers and Marg means meadow. Located at a distance of 31 km from Baramulla and 49 km from Srinagar, Gulmarg is a beautiful hill station, popular as a skiing destination.
F. EXCURSION TO PAHALGAM:
On June 4, 2023 students visited the stunningly beautiful Pahalgam. From Pahalgam, mountain trails run northeast to Amarnath Cave Temple, a Hindu shrine and site of the annual Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage. Overa Aru Wildlife Sanctuary is home to animals including brown bears and musk deer. Northeast, the Lidder River runs through scenic Betaab Valley. Southeast, Tulian Lake is flanked by mountain peaks and is often frozen. The students visited Chandanwari, Aru Valley, Betaab Valley, Mamaleshwar temple and Shri Gaurishanker Temple.
G. STAY AT HOUSEBOATS & SHIKARA RIDE
On June 2, 2023 students got the opportunity to stay in a houseboat on the Dal and take a lovely Shikara ride. Dal is an urban lake, the second largest lake in Jammu and Kashmir, and the most visited place in Srinagar by tourists and locals. One's Kashmir trip is incomplete without a stay in one of the houseboats and a Shikara ride on Dal Lake.
INDUSTRIAL VISIT CUM TOUR TO CHANDIGARH & KULLU
February 27 - March 7, 2023 94 Students & 4 Faculty
H.R. College of Commerce & Economics organized an industrial visit to Chandigarh & Kullu from 27 Feb to 7 March 2023. Led by Prof. Rahul Mishra and organized by Universaal Tours and Travels, the visit aimed to provide practical exposure to 94 students accompanied by 4 faculty members: Mr. Rahul Mishra, Mr. Yunus Gangat, Ms. Bhakti Mulchandani, and Mrs. Jyoti Govindani.
The itinerary included visits to tourist attractions in Chandigarh, Manali, and Kullu, as well as 3 industrial visits in Chandigarh and Kullu.
The details of the visit are as follows:
A. TYNOR ORTHOTICS PVT LTD
March 1, 2023 Address: Plot No: 169-170 Sector 82 JLPL Industrial Area Mohali Punjab - 160055
Students were given a tour of the factory, where they learned about the production and packaging processes of orthopedic appliances. The office staff shared insights into the company's history and work.
B. BIONAL HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
March 1, 2023 Address: D-97, Phase 7, Industrial Area, Sector 74, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab 160055
Students received a comprehensive tour of Bional Healthcare's facilities, including manufacturing units and research laboratories. They learned about the company's commitment to developing affordable pharmaceutical products.
C. ROCK GARDEN
March 1, 2023 Address: QR34+52F, Uttar Marg, Rock Garden of Chandigarh, Sector 1, Chandigarh, 160001
Observations: Students explored the famous Rock Garden, which features sculptures made from recycled materials like bottles and ceramics.
D. SUKHNA LAKE
March 1, 2023 Address: Sector No.1, Chandigarh, 160001
Observations: Students enjoyed the serene atmosphere of Sukhna Lake and witnessed the beauty of the surroundings.
E. HADIMBA DEVI TEMPLE
March 2, 2023 Address: Regency Road, Siyal Rd, Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Students explored the intricately carved Hadimba Devi Temple and learned about its history and architectural features.
F. SOLANG VALLEY SNOW POINT
March 3, 2023 Address: Solang Valley Snow Point
Students experienced thrilling activities like paragliding and skiing at Solang Valley Snow Point.
G. VAN VIHAR
March 4, 2023 Address: Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Observations: Students enjoyed the beautiful surroundings of Van Vihar Park and had the opportunity to go boating.
H. MALL ROAD
March 4, 2023 Address: Mall Rd, Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Students explored Mall Road, known for its shops, restaurants, and local handicrafts.
I. TIBETAN MONASTERY
March 5, 2023 Address: Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Students visited the Gadhan Thekchoking Gompa and experienced the Tibetan style of architecture and the serene atmosphere of the monastery.
J. AAR KAY SHAWL FACTORY
March 6, 2023 Address: Manikaran Road, Bhuntar, Kullu
Students witnessed the various steps involved in the making of shawls and had the opportunity to purchase products from the retail shop.
Overall, the industrial visit provided students with practical insights into various industries and offered opportunities to explore popular tourist attractions. It enhanced their understanding of the subjects through real-world experiences and interactions with industry professionals.