Cultural Activities

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Friendship Day Celebration

Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts & Commerce celebrated the friendship day on 3rd August, 2019. The students were asked to celebrate friendship day in their respective class rooms. Students were instructed to decorate their class rooms and wear traditional attire for the friendship day celebration. In order to decorate their respective classrooms, students came early at 5 p.m. Students were given the permission to play soft music in the classroom. After the decoration, 6.30 p.m. onwards students started coming in their beautiful attire. The entire atmosphere of the college was euphoric. The teachers took round at 6.45 p.m. and given certain instructions to the students. The students were enjoying this beautiful evening. Cake cutting ceremony was done in T.Y. B.Com. class. Students of T.Y.B.Com. class felicitated the teachers with floral tribute. College photographer Mr. Ramshree Yadav clicked some memorable photos on the occasion. Students served snacks in their respective classrooms. The program concluded at 9 p.m. Classroom were cleaned by the students themselves. Thus, a beautiful evening of friendship day came to an end.

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Essay Competition on “Lokshahi Ani Me”

Essay of Ms. Sonali Hire from S.Y.B.Com. was selected from Mahtama Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur and she was given an opportunity along with 25 other selected students from all over Mumbai region to visit Delhi.

Democracy is a gift of the Indian Constitution and in order to spread the awareness about democracy among students Honourable Member of Parliament from south central constituency Shree Rahul Shewale held an essay writing competition among various college students in Mumbai Colleges. The topic of the essay writing competition was “Lokshahi Ani Me” which means “Democracy and I”. Students of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur also participated in the competition and the best essays were sent for evaluation to the selection committee. Essay of Ms. Sonali Hire from S.Y.B.Com. was selected from Mahtama Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur and she was given an opportunity along with 25 other selected students from all over Mumbai region to visit Delhi. The selected students got an opportunity to visit the honourable President’s House, Parliament House and they also attended the 26th January, Republic Day Parade. The entire trip was financed by Honourable MP Shree Rahul Shewale. This was a great experience shared by Ms. Sonali Hire with the press- the Sakal News Paper. They were able to see the important places from were great Indian democracy actually works. Students were also given certificates and mementos at the end for the program.

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Sonali: Students Achiever in Cultural Event

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Friendship Day Celebration

Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts & Commerce celebrated Friendship Day on 11th August, 2018. The timing for the event was from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Indian Cinema and its fashion in different era was the theme for the friendship day. Every class was decorated accordingly by the students. Students had brought cake for the friendship day celebration. The cake cutting ceremony was performed by the teachers in every class. Teachers explained the true meaning of friendship to the students. The motive of friendship day celebration was to increase brotherhood among students of different socio-economic background. Students played music, danced and played games in their respective class. In the last half n hour students had their snacks and arranged the benches in the classroom. All students left the college premises at 9 p.m.

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Talentmania – The Soul of Art 2018

The students and alumni of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur organized a Three Day Mega Intercollegiate Cultural Talent Competition called Talentmania – The Soul of Art on 6th, 7th and 10th January, 2018. Students from over 50 colleges, in and around Mumbai participated in this mega event.

The cultural committee of the college headed by alumni Mr. Vivek Gupta lead the team of students with zest and zeal to put together this grand cultural festival. The Organizing Committee was formulated and student volunteers team setup. Meticulous planning and brain storming lead to the preparation of the broacher and registration forms for the 14 events namely Rangoli, poster making, mehndi, face painting, nail art, tattoo making, chess, carrom, solo singing, duet singing, solo dance, group dance, bridal fashion show and fashion show.

On Saturday 6th January 2018 participants from various colleges like Mulund College of Commerce, Ambedkar College, Mahatma Jr. College of Education, D. Y. Patil College, S.I.E.S. College, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College, Viva College, Model College of Science & Commerce etc. scurried into the campus of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur the venue for the Talentmania – The Soul of Art event.

Rangoli and Poster making competitions were conducted in the ground floor Multipurpose hall of the Chembur campus. The Mehndi, Face Painting, Tattoo making and Nail Art were organized on the fourth floor, room number 401 and 404 respectively. Carroms were arranged in room number 301 on the third floor. The Bridal Fashion show was conducted in a stage setup for this purpose in the ground floor. Day 1 was a fun filled day with enthusiastic students participating in the various events. The third floor was designated as the green room area for girls and the fourth floor was the green room for boys.

Organizing committee members Vivek, Shahid, Tony, Sam, Komal Pooja, Sonu and Prathamesh were on their toes getting things organized and ensuring smooth flow of the events.

On Sunday 7th January 2018 the remaining events viz., solo singing and duet singing were organized in room number 401 of the Chembur campus. Solo dance and group dance were organized in the ground floor area. The Chess competitions happened in room number 301.

The finals of the solo singing, duet singing, solo dance and group dance was organized on 10th January, 2018 in the Fine Arts Auditorium, Chembur between 2.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. A spectacular fashion show was put up by the Pillai’s Designer’s Institute, Tilaknagar drawing fashion designers and fabric vendors from different parts of India to gather to watch the fabulous fashion show. Latest designs representing fresh fashion in new fabric was displayed by professional models. The fashion show was a reflection of the brand of Pillai’s Designer’s Institute which conducts Y.C.M.O.U’s Degree and Diploma programmes in Fashion Designing and Interior Designing.

The highlight of the event was the judging team! Eminent artist from the field of music and dance popular in Bollywood and TV supported our event. To name a few, we had Mr. Raja Naidu, five times over Boogie Woogie Champion and ace choreographer in Indian and Bollywood dance. Mr. Mohan Singh, India’s first Dance Championship Gold Medalist “Entertainment ke liye kuch bhi karega” (TV Show) Dance India Dance Season 5. Mr. Faisal Sagari, professional Beat Boxer. Mr. Shakil Shaikh, Champion Dance India Dance, Feel Season 2 – 1st. Runner Up, Ms. Kavita Thakkar, Professional Nail Artist, proprietor of Dazlenails, Matunga, Mr. Vicky Zarapkar, professional singer and entertainer, Ms. Prajakta Matonkar, professional art and craft teacher, Shahid Sayyed, Carrom and Chess Champion, Mr. Chandramohan Varma, professional violinist and Ms. Brinda Ganesh professional Indian classical singer.

The hardworking, sincere and energetic students of Mahatma Night Degree College tied sponsors for this event. Big banners like The Saraswat Co-operative Bank, The Bharat Co-operative Bank, Chavanda Metal Corporation, Shiv Timber, Quality Classes, My Gold Jewelers, Arav Swadeshi Store, Shubham Jewelers, Adarsh Computer Classes, Shivany Pandy, Sudha Shankar and UM Khanna & Company sponsored the event.

The teachers and support staff of the colleges headed by the Cultural Incharge of the college Dr. Lata Krishnan worked well together to make this event happen. This would not have been possible without the leadership of the Principal of the college Dr. Padma Rangan. She zealously spearheaded the event from start to finish!

The Management of the college supported the event wholeheartedly. Chairman and C.E.O Mahatma Education Society, Dr. K.M. Vasudevan Pillai Sir took personal interest in this mega event right from conception to delivery. Deputy C.E.O Mahatma Education Society Mr. Franav Pillai guided and supported the organizing team and hand held them to the finish. Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Sir attended the finals of the event on 10th January at the Fine Arts Auditorium, Chembur. His presence boosted the moral of the students and teachers. We thanked him profusely for his faith in us and for all his guidance and support to make Talentmania – The Soul of Art, a big success.

Table of Winners – Talentmania – The Soul of Art 2018

1. Mehendi2. Rangoli
1stBansode Pooja KailasKarmaveer Bhaourav Patil College1stJayesh Laxman JadhavThane School of Arts
2ndKhan SabihaMahatma Jr. College of Education2ndOvhal Ashwini AshokKarmaveer Bhaourav Patil College
3rdKavya NadarMahatma Jr. College of Education3rdSunganthi MuruganPillai College of Education & Research
3. Nail Art4. Tattoo Making
1stJaiswal Khusbu BipatR. J. College of Science & Commerce1stGupta PriyaGovernment Industrial College
2ndHimasha OsiwalMulund College of Commerce2ndGupta KaranMahatma Night Degree College
3rdSayali RaneRajeev Gandhi Night College
5. Poster Making6. Face Painting
1stAnisha JadhavS.I.A. College1stGupta PriyaGovernment Industrial College
2ndArbaz UsmaniDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College2ndSagaya FernandoPillai College of Education & Research
3rdAmbawale RudraniKarmaveer Bhaourav Patil College3rdShifa SayyedPillai College of Education & Research
7. Chess8. Carom
1stSagar SabatBunts College1stJoshi NamrajViva College
2ndShreya ChandrashekharC.K.T College2ndSonawane Vishal NamdevViva College
3rdReshma Mandar PatilC.K.T. College3rdKaran GuptaMahatma Night Degree College
9. Instrumental Solo10. Bridal Fashion Show
1stPratik SabaleShree Narayana Guru College1stMehar SiddiqueMahatma Jr. College of Education
2ndAkshay LandeGurukul College of Commerce2ndKhushbu VermaMulund College of Commerce
3rdRajan VishwakarmaS.I.E.S College3rdMalathi ThevarMulund College of Commerce
11. Fashion Show12. Solo Singing
1stNisha and GroupVivekanand College1stAniket JadhavHOCL Rasayani
2ndVishal and GroupMulund College of Commerce2ndDivya BhadolkarHOCL Rasayani
3rdMehar and GroupMahatma Jr. College of Education3rdNamrata KondvilkarMahatma Night Degree College
13. Duet Singing14. Solo Dance
1stRishiraj Chanda & Smith BarotIndian Film and Television Direct Association1stShamkumar MouryaYuva College of Commerce
2ndBhagyashree Gaikwad & Rajeshwari GaikwadGurukul College of Commerce2ndSonali GhewandeDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College
3rdJanhavi Khare & Siddhesh KhandolkarD. Y. Patil College, Nerul3rdTejas ShindeDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College
15. Group Dance
1stThe United Family CrewModel College of Science & Commerce, Kalyan
2ndSpartans Crew
3rdShashikala and GroupMahatma Jr. College of Education, Chembur

Talentmania 2018 – The Soul of Art was steered by an enthusiastic, hardworking head committee. Every member of this team worked sincerely and together they combined well to promote the event and tie up sponsors. Special mention must be made of Salman Khan who is himself a talented artist, singer and event manager. Kudos to him for showcasing the event and bringing in sponsors.

We congratulate the Talentmania Head Committee and their dedicated team of volunteers for their success and wish them luck in all their future endeavours. May their team spirit take Talentmania to new heights!

Members of the Head Committee – Talentmania 2018 – The Soul of Art

  • Vivek Gupta
    • Salman Khan
      • Prathmesh Rane
        • Shailu Munda
          • Kunal Kalas
    • Mithali Rajguru
      • Pooja Jeliya
        • Chanchal Chawla
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T.Y.B.Com. Sendoff Party 2018

Date: 17th March, 2018
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Chembur Campus

Every year Mahatma Night Degree College organizes a Send-off Party for the T.Y.B.Com. students. The college Principal and all the teaching staff always try to make this last celebration of the last year students the most memorable one.

However, the “Send-off Party 2017-18” proved to be the memorable one for the Principal, teachers and non-teaching staff members including peons.

After the ritual of lighting of the lamp and Saraswati Vandana, Principal Dr. Padma Rangan addressed the gathering and wished a good luck for their future journey.

The Party cake was arranged by the students.

After the formal speech and cake cutting, students took over the charge. All the students actively participated in the function. Students shared their wonderful journey in the Mahatma Night Degree College through songs, poems, shayaris and speeches. They shared their experiences with teachers which were really heart touching for both, the teachers and students. All the teachers also shared their experiences with this batch and praised them too.

The real surprise was for the principal and all teaching and non-teaching members. From the contributions they collected from their class, Principal, all teaching and non- teaching staff members were felicitated with Shawl, Shreefal and a sacred sapling of Tulsi as token of love and respect.

They also gifted all teachers with beautiful wrist watches. With this wonderful felicitation the function switched to the actual party mood. All students enjoyed music and dance.

With a sumptuous dinner arranged by the college this great celebration came to an end.

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Mr. Vivek Gupta the illuminati of Mahatma Night Degree college he is the sports and cultural incharge of Mahatma Education Society Chembur, He is also the organiser of Talentmania the soul of art the intercollegiate fest which was held on 6th, 7th and 10th January 2018, There were more then 16 events all the winners were awarded by cash prize, Trophy, certificate and many more excited gift’s more then 50 colleges had participated in this event and Vivek had managed this event by including 7 head committees, Overall the event was fantastic and Vivek was awarded as the best event marketing and management.

Mr. Franav Pillai (Deputy C.E.O. of Mahatma Education Society) had given a great chance to Vivek by appointing him from 1st – 10th February, 2018 for the event Alegria the festival of joy it was the wonderful opportunity for Vivek because due to this he get a chance to share his thoughts and to gain more knowledge about event management by interacting with the head committee members of Alegria, Vivek had put 100% of his strength to gain information regarded to time management and etc about this event more then 200 participants were entered in this event due to Vivek and he has get the luckiest chance to receive the best college incharge award 2018 by Dr. Daphne Pillai (Secretary and Chairperson Management board of Mahatma Education Society) this all was possible only with the support of Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai (Chairman and C.E.O. of Mahatma Education Society).

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Marathi Bhasha Diwas 2018

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Chembur Festival Cultural Parade 2018

On Saturday 17th February, 2018 45 students of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce participated in the Chembur Festival Cultural Parade. The team of students was lead by S.Y.B.Com. student Tony. The parade was flagged off at Diamond Garden, Chembur at 5.30 p.m. Over 50 institutions particularly schools, colleges, NGOs participated enthusiastically. The parade comprised of pretty faces all dressed in traditional clothes. They walked down S’t Anthony’s Road slowly and with pride, carrying their institution banner in front of them. Crowds gathered to see the parade. They cheered and clapped as the participants walked by. Names of the institutions were announced and the students waved when their college name was called out. The Mahatma Night Degree College students walked with confidence and responded happily at onlookers. They were glad to be part of the prestigious Chembur Festival Cultural Parade 2018.

The Chembur Festival was initiated in the year 2011 by the Chembur Citizen’s Welfare Association. Led by Secretary Suprada Phaterpekar and Mr. Prakash Phaterpekar, the festival has taken a new shape and evolved over the years. The committee consists of enthusiastic youngesters who are eager to give something back to society. A combination of various communities, nodes, landmarks and paths is how we associate Chembur with. The sense of belonging can be experienced by one who was born and bred in it. Chembur Festival is one such expression. The festival aims at reviving, rejuvenating and propagating the character of Chembur. It offers opportunities to the new and glory to the ones who have reached the pinnacle of their careers.

The Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur has been serving the citizens of Chembur for over three decades. It has been an integral part and pillar of the growth of Chembur. The college feels proud to associate with the Chembur Festival, an annual feature that gives the students of the college an opportunity to connect with Chemburites and take it forward.


Intercollegiate Competitions

Friendship Day Celebration

Marathi Bhasha Divas

Friendship Day and Traditional Day Celebrations

The students of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce celebrated Friendship Day and Traditional Day on Thursday 11th August, 2016. The programme was organized by the cultural committee of the college.

The objective of this event was to celebrate Friendship day in a traditional manner. Each class selected an Indian state of their choice for presentation. They studied the traditions of the selected state and went ahead with dressing and decorating their classroom traditionally. They brought the traditional food and performed the traditional dance and songs of the state. The third year B.Com. students selected Goa while the second year B.Com. A division represented West Bengal, B division Punjab and the first year B.Com. A division students represented Gujarth and B division Tamil Nadu. While celebrating traditional day they happily tied friendship bands and exchanged sweets to mark friendship day!

The event was celebrated in the class room. The programme began at 6.30 p.m. with the Principal Dr. Padma Rangan and teachers of the college visiting each of the classes. As this was a competition, judges Professor Kaur and Professor Sheetal of the Mahatma Night Junior College evaluated the display, dress, food, music and cultural programmes presented by the classes. There was a trophy for the best display class and trophies for the best traditionally dressed boy and girl from each class. F.Y.B.Com. A division representing West Bengal won the trophy for the best display class. The prize distribution ceremony for this event will be organized on the 31st August, 2016.

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Cultural Activities from 2012-13 to 2017-18

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Cultural Activities Participated and Won Awards 2012-13 to 2017-18