The Students’ Council is a student body consisting of student representatives from various classes as well as from NSS and cultural committees and has always worked on the ideals of 'For the students, by the students. The Council helps the college to conduct various activities like admissions, arranging seminars, distribution of results, alumni meetings, and many more.
The purpose of the Students’ Council is to allow students to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out college activities and service projects. In addition to planning events that contribute to college spirit and community welfare, the student council is the voice of the student body. It works towards the betterment of the students and their college experience. The Council consists of 8 departments, 23 core members, and 450+ sub-committee members working together for all the activities. This prestigious apex body serves as a bridge between the students and the college. We firmly believe in and abide by the motto, 'Students of today, leaders of tomorrow.'
August 5-6, 2022 Venue: R.A. Podar
CL: Preksha Tater ACL: Aakash Khithani
The Students' Council represented H.R. College of Commerce and Economics at Finacc 2022, an intercollegiate Finance and Accounting festivalhosted by R.A. Podar College. The festival had 7 events namely Moneyball, Fundaz Apna Apna, Quiz-O-Ccounts, Business Analyst, Etude De Cas, Esploro Presentado, Crypto Decrypto. H.R. College secured 2nd Podium in this fest.
A MOVEMENT TO EMPOWER THE DEEMED DISABLE
August 20-22 2022 K.C. Auditorium
On the occasion of 75 years Azadi ka Amrit Mahoutsav the Students’ Council of H.R. College organized their first social initiative for the year 2022-23 in collaboration with the Om Creations Trust. The Students’ Council of H.R. College helped and assisted Om Creations Trust in setting up their stalls for the F.Y. Degree Orientation Program. The stalls were put up outside the K.C. College Auditorium and in H.R. College.
Attendees: 500+ Students & Parents Location: K.C. Auditorium
The Students’ Council of H.R. College organized the First Year Degree Orientation Programme for the B.Com Course in the KC Auditorium. The beginning of the programme was marked by a Ganesh Vandana dance performance followed by the H.R. Video, which is a glimpse of all the extracurricular activities and social initiatives carried out by the H.R. College in the academic year 2021-22.
Principal Dr. Pooja Ramchandani, who addressed the students of H.R. College as her ‘Brand Ambassadors’, gave a welcome address.
August 20, 2022
Our chief guest Mr. Anil Harish, the President of the HSNC Board, gave a special address. Our guest of honor, the President of the Jain Chartered Accountants Federation, Mr. Pradip Kapadia in his address highlighted the importance of Chartered Accountants and the dedication and hard work required to complete the course of chartered accountancy.
10 students from HR College topped All India Ranks out of 50. The chief guest and guest of honor felicitated all the CA Rankers. College Magazine Voyager was released and presented to the chief guest.
F.Y.SELF FINANCE COURSES
August 22, 2022
The chief guest Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani and guest of honor CA Murtuza Onali Kachwala gave special addresses.
Class 12th Toppers Rishab Shah, Sanya Jhaveri, Harshi Jain, and Kashni Siriya were felicitated followed by the felicitation of the staff who have completed 25 years of service. Librarian Dr. Madhuri Tikam, and junior college faculty Ms. Mansi Bharne and Ms. Anita Gandhi were presented with a silver plaque by the Chief Guest.
The programme continued with the induction of The Students’ Council Core Committee. General Secretary, Khushi Kanodia introduced the Core Committee of the Students' Council 2022-23.College Magazine Voyager was released and also presented to the chief guest.
Presentations regarding the Examination System, student exchange and international initiatives, social initiatives followed. Teacher-in-charge of Students’ Council, Prof. Shubhada Kanchan presented the vote of thanks. The program concluded with the National Anthem.
September 23-24, 2022 Venue: Jai Hind College
CL: Khushi Kanodia ACL: Kunal Dodeja
The Students’ Council of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics participated in Arthanomics, a National Level Business and Economics inter-collegiate fest organized by Jai Hind College and secured 3rd Podium in the fest. The contingent witnessed victory in the following events:
Second Position: Policy Pandemonium, Economics unearthed & Case Conundrum.
Third Position: Jam, Win to veto & Market Mayhem.
H.R. College also won the PR trophy. This fest was a great opportunity for all the students of H.R. College as they got a chance to showcase their knowledge related to business and economics and compete with the students from other colleges at a national level.
September 24, 2022 Venue: Birla Matushri Hall
CL: Shreya Shukla ACL: Juanita John
The Students’ Council participated in the talent parade, the largest intra-collegiate annual cultural festival of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics. The Students' Council to secure 2nd Podium in this fest.
Four events were held during the festival, the contingent secured the following positions in these events:
Fashion Show - 1st Runner Up: Mr. Aakash Khithani, 2nd Runner Up: Mr. Aman Sharma
Singing - 2nd Position
Dancing- 3rd Position
ASSISI BHAVAN VISIT
October 2, 2022 Venue: Assisi Bhavan
On International Day for older people, the socials department of The Students' Council of H.R. College took an initiative to support the people in Assisi Bhavan by providing them with necessities through raising funds.
They raised funds from September 29, 2022 to October 1, 2022 in H.R. College of Commerce & Economics on the ground floor. An amount of Rs. 60,000 was raised.
Members visited Assisi Bhavan on October 2, 2022 with immense love in their hearts and excitement to meet the elderly people. They made a small effort to bring a smile to their faces by playing some fun games with them. Some elderlies danced their hearts out while the others cheered them up. They planned a special activity where they made a huge heart using everyone's thumbprints. By the end of the day, they distributed some necessities and food in Assisi Bhavan.
November 28, 2022 Venue: K.C. Auditorium
The Students’ Council of H.R. College participated in Callisto, a festival organized by The General Event Management Society of H.R. College, from November 26-28, 2022. This intercollegiate activity featured a range of pleasant pursuits that exposed students to fresh perspectives and helped them develop as leaders and enhanced their management skills. The entire team enjoyed and learned from the event. Each participant received praise for their diligence and efforts.
December 7-9, 2022 Location: K.C. Auditorium
The Students’ Council & The Sports Council of H.R. College jointly participated in Zipcode organized by the International Programmes Committee of H.R. College. The Students’ Council & The Sports Council together secured the First Position in the entire event.
A variety of events on business, dance, fashion, and cooking, took place during the vibrant and adventurous fest that The International Programmes Committee arranged. Participants explored different options and challenged themselves by participating in many new events.
BLOOD DONATION DRIVE
December 9, 2022 Location: H.R. College
The Students' Council of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics organized a Blood Donation Drive in collaboration with HDFC Bank and with the support of N.S.S.
Principal, Dr. Pooja Ramchandani and Vice Principal, Dr. Navin Punjabi launched the blood donation drive. Out of the 120+ donors who showed up to donate, 86 donations were successful. The sponsors and HDFC Bank gave presents to the successful donors. Additionally, two certificates from HDFC Bank and the Blood Bank were provided to the donors, along with a donor card.
The Students' Council also hosted a gathering at Marine Drive to encourage people to donate blood. Members of The Students' Council participated in the blood donation drive and made sure that donors had registered.
Once the donor was given the go-ahead by the doctors, members of The Students’ Council were present to ensure that they had a filling breakfast and were in good enough condition to donate blood. If they hadn't eaten anything, the donors were given food before being taken to the blood donation facility. The members of the student council made sure that the blood donors rested for 15 minutes before departing after giving their blood.
THE STUDENTS’ COUNCIL Photo Gallery
H.R. College is one of the very few colleges where the students carry out the Admissions process. The junior and Degree College Admissions 2021 were conducted by The Students' Council and The Sports Council. The entire process was carried out with utmost professionalism under the guidance of the admission convenor Dr. Rani Tyagi.
A Help Desk set up at the entrance of the college dealt with doubts and queries of the students and parents. This helped to optimize the entire process and prevent chaos on the college premises.
The student volunteers smoothly managed all the activities, including the responses of emails to and making calls regarding the admissions. The College staff was very cooperative and supported the students throughout the process. All the efforts put in by the students and the staff were commendable and led to the successful completion of the admissions process.
T.Y. & M.COM. FAREWELL 2022
April 3, 2022
The Students' Council organised the T.Y. and M.Com Farewell on April 3, 2022. Like every year, the farewell was organised by first-year students under the guidance of the second-year students. The theme for this year was “The Last Fiesta.”
This year, the farewell was held in Rama & Sundri Watumull Auditorium followed by a farewell party at H.R. College. Principal Dr. Pooja Ramchandani welcomed all the students to this farewell. The program started with a beautiful vocal performance by Ms. Shriya Rao; powerful dance performances by H.R. Students. Soulful singing by Mr. Gaurav Thadani (student of H.R. College), a hilarious and powerful standup by Mr. Manoj Bhandari and Mr. Karthik Shukla. An amazing group singing performance by H.R. students and a mesmerising poetry reading by Ms. Vani Gera (Senior Joint Secretary of The Students’ Council) followed these.
The First and Second-year students of The Students' Council decorated the College. A DJ was set up on the terrace accompanied by food stalls at various places, a Photo Booth was installed in the Conference Room, and there were games to be played representing The Last Fiesta Theme. As a memento, all the T.Y. and M.Com. Students received a beautiful customised keychain.
Principal Dr. Pooja Ramchandani cut a cake on the terrace along with the farewell committee members. She bid goodbye to all the college Brand Ambassadors, wishing them success for a bright future and new beginnings. Everyone left knowing that 'Once a HRite, Always a HRite'.
NUMERO UNO 2021-22
January 21, 22 & 23 2022
The Students' Council held its 17th edition of “Numero Uno - Surpassing New Frontiers” - Mumbai's Largest Mathematics and Statistics intercollegiate Festival. The event was held online for the second consecutive year. The 3-day festival witnessed 400+ participants from over 7 schools & colleges as well as 10 intra-college clubs.
Winner - N.M. College
Runner up - S.I.E.S. College
Intra Collegiate Winners:
Winner - Investment Club of H.R. College
Runner up - The Sports Council of H.R. College
THE STUDENTS’ COUNCIL Photo Gallery
The Students' Council handled the Online Admissions of Junior College, Degree College, and M.Com. along with The Sports Council for the year 2020-21. All the queries regarding admissions were cleared through e-mails and calls.
The Students' Council also organised the Orientation for the first-year students of Junior & Degree College on July 30, 2020 & October 12, 2020 respectively. The trustees of the HSNC Board and Provost of HSNC University along with the I/C Principal and Vice Principals gave encouraging and motivating guidance to the students.
Numero UnoOctober 26, 27 & 28, 2020
The Students' Council organised its flagship event Numero Uno, online Pan-India Mathematics and Statistics Festival, where there were 2000+ participants from over 11 schools & colleges and 14 intra-college clubs, from all over India.
Soirée of LightsNovember 19, 2020
The Diwali Celebrations, SOIRÉE OF LIGHTS was organised on for the students as well as teachers. Few games like H.R. Trivia and a Scavenger Hunt were organised which were very engaging, filled with tons of laughter and everyone enjoyed them a lot.
Anti-ragging CampaignDecember 1 & 2, 2020
The Anti-ragging Campaign was held wherein the necessary information and preventive measures were spoken out in a video, which was shown in the zoom lectures. There were posts on social media as well.
H.R. VOICEMarch 10, 2021
The Students' Council initiated H.R. VOICE to make the students' voices be heard. It addresses students' concerns and finds the best solutions from small college-related complaints to suggestions and improvements. It's a committee made by the students and for the students, Always!
T.Y. & M.Com FarewellMay 25, 2021
The Council also organised the T.Y. & M.Com. Farewell online with a theme - “REMINISCENCE - Journey of a few years, memories for a lifetime”. The first-ever Yearbook of H.R. College of Commerce and Economics titled “Reminiscence 2021” was inaugurated by the I/C Principal Dr. Pooja Ramchandani.
SOCIAL INITIATIVES 2020-2021
FUNDRAISER CAMPAIGNNovember 13, 2020
The Students' Council collaborated with Yusuf Meherally Centre (YMC), a 58 years old organisation, for supporting the work done in the field of education by them in a small village called Tara, in Raigad, Maharashtra, on milaap.org. The aim is to help the girls to get advanced education and have a better standard of living. The funds raised help in the development of the Tribal Girls Hostel and in bettering the education of these Adivasi girls.
ADAPTMarch 5, 2021
The Students’ Council collaborated with ADAPT where the volunteers had to assist the teachers and help them teach the children of ADAPT (Abled Disabled All People Together), a school for specially-abled children located at Colaba. This is a certificate programme, wherein, the volunteers had to complete 10 hours.
EVENTS PARTICIPATED/WON 2020-2021
Arthanomics, India’s first online Business and Economics inter-collegiate festival organised by Jai Hind College was held on the 14th, 15th & 16th of August, 2020. The contingent was effective in continuing the winning streak by securing the First position overall.
AFCP & Finacc, an Accounts and Finance inter-collegiate fest organised by R.A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics was held on 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th September 2020.
Ka-ching, an Economics and Management inter-collegiate fest organised by SAMSOE NMIMS was held on 29th, 30th & 31st January 2021. The contingent successfully secured the first position overall.
Moneta, India’s largest Financial Markets based inter-collegiate event organised by R.A. Podar College on 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th February 2021
Insight, a Business, Finance and Economic inter-collegiate meet organised by NM College on 18th, 19th & 20th March 2021. The contingent placed third position overall.
Blaze, organised by the Investment Club of H.R. College on 25th, 26th & 27th March 2021.
Sports Fiesta, virtual sports festival by The Sports Council on 16th, 17th & 18th April 2021.
Talent Parade, largest intra- collegiate Annual Cultural fest on 7th May 2021.