Cultural Activities

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Annual Day Report

Annual Day of Mahatma Night Degree College was held on 19th December, 2018 at Fine Arts Hall, Chembur. The annual day program started at 5 pm with Ganpati Vandana Dance performed by Divya Ambire. This year night Degree college selected a unique theme of Dance of different states. Students performed daces of the states of Maharashtra , Bengal, Gujarat, Jammu Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh and Tamilnadu. After the dance performance of states funny dance was performed by Deepak Mourya and group. Students enjoyed the dance performance of the night degree students and they also started dancing in between. The final performance was given by F.Y.B.Com students. The entire program was anchored by T.Y.B.Com students of Wajid Ali and Sheetal Dasri. The program was over by 6pm and formal vote of thanks was proposed by Taruna Patel Madam. Group Photos were taken at the end of the program.

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.

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.

Alegria 2k18

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).

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.

Cultural Activities from 2012-13 to 2017-18

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

Intercollegiate Competitions

Friendship Day Celebration

Venue: Mahatma Night Degree College

Marathi Bhasha Divas

Venue: Mahatma Night Degree College

Annual Day Celebration 2016-17

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.

Send Off Party

Send Off Party

Send Off Party

Send Off Party

Inter–Collegiate Competition held at IIPM College, Khar (Mumbai)

The IIPM (Indian Institute of Planning and Management), Khar had organized an Inter–Collegiate Competition – AMAZE in various cultural and sports activities on 21st and 22nd September, 2011.

The competitions were in the following areas:

  1. Cultural Activities
  2. Antakshari
  3. Cartooning
  4. Personality contest
  5. Singing
  6. Dance
  7. Sports activities
  8. Tug of war
  9. Chess
  10. Carom
  11. One – minute test
  12. Debate
  13. Corporate Quiz

The following students participated in the various competitions from our college were as follows:

ActivitiesNames of participants
Personality ContestAmol Shinde
CartooningVaibhav Totala
AntakshariKrishna Jadhav
Zulakarnain Ahmed
Ritesh Chillukapelly
Anwar Shaikh
Ram D. Gunje
SingingKrishna Jadhav
Zulkaranain Ahmed
Ritesh Chillukapelly
Anwar Shaikh
Tug of WarRupesh Palsamkar
Hasmukh Mhatre
Sachin Khare
Nisar Shaikh
Sonali Waghmare
Pranjali Surve
Aarti Nikam
Pooja Bodekar
ChessNisar Shaikh
Imran Shaikh
CarromSagar Waghmare
Parvin Kamble
Nisar Shaikh
Corporate QuizKrishna Jadhav
Aarti Nikam
Sanjivani Kurup
Ram Gunse
Ritesh Chillukapelly
Zulkaranain Ahmed
DanceShubhangi Sawant
Supriya Mane
Pratiksh Acharya
Akshay Dighe
Vicky Maharana
Hasmukh Mhatre
One – minute TaskAnwar Shaikh
Ritesh Chillukapelly
Sachin Khare
Krishna Jadhav
Ram Gunje
Zulakarnain Ahmed
DebateKrishna Jadhav
Ram Gunje
  • Mr. Krishna Jadhav from T.Y.B.Com. reached upto the semi – final round in singing competition.
  • Ms. Aarti Nikam of S.Y.B.Com. and Mr. Krishna Jadhav of T.Y.B.Com. reached upto the second round of the Corporate Quiz.
  • Mr. Krishna Jadhav reached upto the semi – final round in the Antakshari competition.
  • Mr. Sagar Waghmare of F.Y.B.Com. reached upto the quarter final round in Carrom.
  • The participants were issued certificates for their participation in dance competition.

Send-Off Party T.Y.B.COM. 2010-11

The Send Off party to the final year B.Com. students in the academic year 2010–11 was organized on 16th March, 2011, Saturday at 7:00 p.m. on the ground floor of the college. The Principal and all the teaching and non–teaching members and most of the final year students were present on that occasion.

The programme was begun by a speech by the Principal. She emphasized the importance of systematic preparation for the university examination. She also advised the students to plan their career and take efforts to win the goals set. Other teaching staff members also wished them all the success in the examinations and for a bright career and future.

The well garnished cake then was cut by the Principal and along with the distribution of cake the cultural events started. There were single and group dances with DJ support.

The students longed all the blessings from all the teachers. The programme was concluded with a grand dinner.

Rangoli / Poster Competition 2010 – 2011

The cultural activities committee of the college organized a Rangoli as well as Poster making competition on 2nd December, 2010, Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on the open auditorium.

The themes for poster making competition were either ‘Mahatma Night Degree College at present and in 2015’ or ‘India in 2010’. There were competitors for rangoli competition and participants for poster making.

The poster were supplied by the college free of cost. It was really a colorful event with the wonderful flora decoration and imagination. The competition was over by 8:30 p.m. and the prizes were declared by the judges. Mrs. Geeta Menon, the Trustee and the Campus Rector of Mahatma Education Society, Chembur.

The following are the winners of both the competitions.

Name of ParticipantName of CompetitionPrize
HemanshriRangoli2nd Prize
SavitaRangoli3rd Prize
Alagamma TewarPoster3rd Prize
Rupali MoreRangoliOut Standing
Mamta WankhadeRangoli1st Prize
Shaikh Tanveer MunnedPoster2nd Prize
Parshuram AlgurePoster1st Prize

A cash award of 200/-, 150/- and 100/- was given to the I, II and III prize winners respectively. Besides this a cash award of 250/- was given to Ms. Rupali on an instantaneous decision for rangoli.

Annual Day Celebration

The third activity of the Cultural Committee was ‘Annual Day Celebrations’. As the college building was on total renovation, this year we conducted the ‘Annual Day Celebrations’ of all the Institutions together, in the Fine Arts Society Hall, Chembur on 4th January, 2010.

The students from our college also presented colourful items. This year there was no competition involved in the celebration. But it was a visual feast by all means.

Before the happy mood of Annual Day faded, the fourth activity of the Cultural Committee organized Pink & Blue & Chocolate Day on 6th January, 2010 during the last period.

The most prestigious activity of the cultural committee every year is organizing a grand send off party for the final year students. This programme is always sponsored by the Management.

Generally the second year students give all moral and physical supports for the success of this programme.

Students’ Council members took the lead and all the arrangements were done by the Cultural Committee.

This academic year more enthusiasm was found in the participants and organizers. The Representative from management, library, administrative section, the Principal, faculty members and a group of alumni were present. All the speakers wished the final year students the best result and future.

Our ex–student Mr. Zarapkar, who is a professional comparer and musician entertained that session. Games were also a part of the nite. This programme was followed by a smart veg. and non–veg. dinner.