Alumni Reports


Alumni Talk on “Importance of Yoga for Emotional Well Being”

Name of the EventSpecial Invite Alumni Talk On – Alumni Talk on Importance of Yoga for Emotional Well Being
Resource PersonMr. Rahul Gupta
Date & Time of the Program7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. on 28th March, 2023
VenueMulti-Purpose Hall
No. of Participants80
ObjectiveTo help students in dealing with mental stress due to exams
No. of Beneficiary80

Mr. Rahul Gupta is one of the alumni of the Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce. Mr. Rahul Gupta passed his graduation in the year 2017-18 and presently working as a certified yoga teacher at Royal International School, Dombivali. He has organized many corporate programs on mental health, stress, emotional balance, Yoga for emotional well-being, etc. The Alumni association of Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce invited Mr. Rahul Gupta to help and guide current First Year B.Com students that how daily yoga can help in dealing with exam-related stress and the mental well-being of students. The program started at 7.30 p.m. and Asst. Prof. Dr. Harsh Shukla introduced Mr. Rahul Gupta. Thereafter, Principal Dr. Eknath Zhrekar felicitated Mr. Rahul Gupta with a bouquet. Dr. Harsh Shukla requested principal Dr. Eknath Zhrekar to address the students. Dr. Eknath Zhrekar said that he was very proud that our alumni students are doing so well in their life. He was very happy that alumni students are contributing in various ways to the college development and he congratulated Mr. Rahul Gupta for his achievements. On the behalf of Alumni Association, Mr. Rahul Gupta Felicitated Principal Dr. Eknath Zhrekar with a flower bouquet.

Mr. Rahul Gupta Spoke about the importance of mental well-being in modern life. He said that the hectic work pressure, bad food habits, and deterioration of social relations adversely affected the mental well-being of the people. Regular practice of yoga can help in living a stress-free and healthy life. Yoga can make internal organs very healthy and improves the emotional well-being of the students. For students, focus is very important so he spoke about various yoga asanas and pranayama which can improve focus in the study. After this, Mr. Rahul Gupta along with his assistant demonstrated various yoga asanas and pranayama and simultaneously made students follow him in doing those activities. He meticulously explained the importance of each yoga mudra to the students.

Mr. Rahul Gupta’s session inspired the students as he was one of the alumni of the college and teaching life skills to the students. After the session, Dr. Harsh Shukla proposed a formal vote of thanks and wished Mr. Rahul Gupta for his future endeavors.

Special Invite Alumni Talk on – The Power of Commerce

Name of the EventSpecial Invite Alumni Talk on - The Powe of Commerce
Resource PersonMr. Sachin Naykodi
Date & Time of the Program6.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. on 27th February, 2020
VenueOnline at Zoom Application
No. of Participants110
Objective of the sessionTo make student understand opportunities available in commerce field
No. of Beneficiary110

Mr. Sachin Naykodi is one of the alumni of the Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce. He is young, vibrant entrepreneur in the field of education and has been associated with the college since very long time. Alumni Committee invited Mr. Sachin Naykodi to deliver a talk to students about various career option available in the filed of commerce. Dr. Lata Krishnan gave the opening remark for the program and explained the role of commercial activities in the economy. Asst. Prof. Harsh Shukla introduced the resource person for the evening. Thereafter, Asst.Prof. Harsh Shukla requested the resource person to address the students. Mr. Sachin Naykodi started how Mahatma Night Degree College Arts and College helped him to achieve success in life as he was financial condition was not very good during initial days. It was able to achieve his degree only due to motivation of Mahatma Night Degree College Faculties. Further, he appealed the students that they must venture into entrepreneurial activities to achieve success in life. He gave the example of KalNirnay Calendar as a case study. He explained the students how they started their business and marketed their product. Likewise he explained how students can use e-commerce operator to start a business enterprise. Only thing a student need a hardwork and dedication in life so he can succeed. Mr. Sachin Naykodi gave many other examples to motivate students that how can they start their own business and search for invisible opportunities in the modern times. Asst.Prof. Tushar Pawar proposed formal vote of thanks for the program. The program concluded with national anthem.

Special Seminar Session on “Principles of Accountancy”

The IQAC cell of the college and the Alumni Association organized a Seminar Comprising of Series of Lecture Sessions on “Principles of Accountancy” on 18th and 19th January, 2018 between 6.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.
The lecture series was conducted by Alumni President Mr. Sachin Naikode for all the students of F.Y.B.Com., S.Y.B.Com. and T.Y.B.Com. jointly. Principal Dr. Padma Rangan welcomed Mr. Sachin Naikode with a floral tribute. The students found the lectures extremely interesting and gave a very positive feedback stating that they had benefitted a lot from the sessions and that the topics discussed helped to clarify a lot of their concepts.

Mahatma Old Students Association Meeting 2016

A meeting of the alumni students of Mahatma Education Society’s Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce was organized on Tuesday, 20th December, 2016. Venue of the meeting was the ground floor multipurpose hall of the Chembur Campus and time 7.00 p.m.

The objective of the Alumni meeting was to provide a platform for alumni to gather and network. It was an opportunity for them to catch up with the college and teachers and find ways and possibilities of connecting with the college to benefit from it and to offer it help and services. It was an occasion to muse down memory lane and recall happy college days.

The meeting started at 7.00 p.m. with Principal Padma Rangan madam addressing the gathering. She welcomed the students and took attendance. Students from several batches had reported. There were groups of students from as old as the 1999 batch. Students passing out from 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 were present. Over 145 students attended the function. Teachers present were Professor Dongre, Professor Dube of Mahatma Night Junior College, Dr. Lata Krishnan, Professor Eknath Zhrekar, Professor Anaya Markandeya, Professor Tushar Pawar, Professor Harsh Shukla and Professor Vijayalaxmi Saini. Principal Dr. Padma Rangan Chaired the meeting.

During the formal function Principal Padma Rangan spoke to the students and expressed her joy in seeing a large turn out of alumni for the meet. She welcomed them wholeheartedly. She said it was the homecoming of the students to their Alma Mater. Madam said that the alumni represented the college in society. The alumni were their champions and stood for the ideals for which it stands. The college Principal and teachers were all proud of the achievements, progress and positions held by the alumni in society today.

Principal Madam felicitated the MMS Masters in Management Studies graduates who had successfully completed their course from Pillai Institute of Management Studies & Research, Rasyani and requested them to introduce themselves detailing position held at workplace. The students were happy to explain that Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai Group of Institutions sponsored 10 topper students of 2012 batch to the MMS course and also offered them placement facility. These MMS students shared their experience and expressed their gratitude to the college, Principal and Pillai Sir for their successful career.

Principal Padma Rangan Madam appealed to the alumni to donate a reference book to the college. She requested each one of them to donate one reference book of their choice to the college library. She wanted to create a section in the library where she would stock these books and document it as donated by the alumni of MNDC.

Padma Madam offered the students an opportunity to enroll for the YEP Youth Employability Programme as she is conducting this for the T.Y.B.Com. students. She reassured the alumni that if sufficient alumni enrolled, she would start a separate YEP batch for them. She invited them to the campus interviews organized in college and said that they may participate incase they are looking for a better career or change of job.

Students from 1999, 2011 and 2012 came up in groups to speak to the Principal and teachers. Students from 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 also came forward to talk and share. They were excited to explain their progress and position in life. Many students were well placed in government and private organizations. They held positions in the finance departments, Logistics companies, HR Departments, banks, insurance companies etc. Many had started their own enterprises and were successful entrepreneurs.

While the alumni arrived in batches and addressed the gathering there was cheering, laughter and joy in the air. They came with flowers and chocolates to meet their friends, teachers and Principal. Principal Padma Rangan was felicitated with a bouquet of flowers. A cake was cut and snacks distributed. The formal function was followed by music and dance. The alumni all shook a leg and clicked pictures with old friends and teachers. Nostalgic moments, peels of laughter, hugs and tears of joy all came to an end as the alumni meet closed at 9.30 p.m.

The power of social media brought them to the Alumni meet. While students, teachers and alumni connect on social media, the success of the alumni meet and its large turn out is a proof that face-to-face meetings are real, valuable and still popular. Alumni meets are precious! It was decided to start a WhatsApp group and Gmail group of the alumni students to enable a smart connect, sharing and interaction with the alumni.