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Nature

World Earth Day Video Making Competition 2020

First : Vanshika Solanki, Kohinoor College of Hotel & Tourism Management, Kurla.

Second : Soni Ayodhyaprasad Gupta, TYBSC CS Tilak College of Science and Commerce, Sector-28 Vashi.

Third : Danam Sharon Lawrence, FYBMS, Siddharth College of Commerce and Economics, Anand Bhavan, Dr. D. N. Road, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400023

Fourth : Shalinee Anilkumar Maurya, SYB.Sc. IT, Pillai HOC College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Rasayani

Fifth : Neha Pawan Agarwal, F.Y.B.Sc(IT), Jnan Vikas Mandal’s Degree College, Airoli


International Webinar on “Seismic Hazards Assessment: Predictions and Challenges for a Safe Environment”

Name of the Event: International Webinar was titled “Seismic Hazards Assessment: Predictions and Challenges for a Safe Environment”
Organised by: Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), in association with Department of Physics and Nature Club
Date: 15th June, 2020
Venue / Online Platform: Google Meet and Live Streaming in YouTube
Convenor: Ms. Remya Madan Gopal
Co-Convenor: Dr. Jayant Behera
Number of Participants Benefitted: 423 registered participants & 730 YouTube viewers

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), in association with Department of Physics and Nature Club of Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai HOC College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Rasayani organized an International Webinar to commemorate World Environment Day on 15th June, 2020. The objective of the event was to create awareness about the paramount significance of environment in our lives, even more so, during the challenging times of COVID-19 pandemic.

Our college is organized the webinar as a part of the Golden Jubilee Year of Mahatma Education Society. The International Webinar was titled “Seismic Hazards Assessment: Predictions and Challenges for a Safe Environment”. The resource person for the day was Dr. Mahesh N. Shrivastava, Asst. Professor, Northern Catholic University and Investigator at National Research Centre for Integrated Natural Disaster Management, Chile, South America. The event flagged off with Prof. Ashvini Satve, Convenor of Nature Club warmly welcoming the delegates. She introduced the guest of honour and briefed the participants on his extensive and elaborate list of achievements. Our resource person presented an in-depth analysis on the seismic waves, its predictability and its effects on environment. He substantiated the concepts with examples of natural calamities recorded in different parts of the world and focused on Indian scenario on the same. The central idea was environment and its safeguarding process to be initiated in such desperate time and protect nature for survival of humanity. The presentation was followed by open discussion, where participants clarified their queries. Prof. Remya Madan Gopal, on behalf of IQAC, proposed the vote of thanks to the speaker, delegates and entire team of staff members for their participation and cooperation to conclude the session.

The event was organized on Google Meet platform and was streaming live in YouTube channel of MES. The event received an overwhelming response with 423 registrations from all over the globe and 732 viewers for YouTube live streaming. The participants included faculty members, research scholars and students. About 300 participants provided excellent feedback for the event and expressed their willingness to attend more in similar line. The webinar was highly informative and engaging, all thanks to excellent content delivery by the speaker.


TrackAct – Activity Tracker

Name of the event :- One Day Trekking Trip
Conducted by:-Nature's Club
Date:- 23rd July, 2019.
Venue:-

Sinhgadh Fort, Pune.

Sinhgadh Trekking Trip (2019-20).

The Nature’s Club of Pillai HOC College of Arts, Science and Commerce in collaboration with N.S.S. organized ‘A One Day Trekking Trip to Sinhgadh on 23rd July, 2019.

The objective of this adventurous trip was to make students and teaching fraternity aware of environmental consciousness keeping in line with the motto of preservation of nature as a resource for economic development. Hence the slogan of this activity was “Save Nature, Nature Will Save You’.

Sinhgadh Fort is situated at around 35 kilometers southwest of the Pune city. Around 172 students and 8 teachers reported the base of Sinhgadhfort at 10.30 am. It took 2 hours and 30 minutes to reach the peak which is loaded with natural beauty and panoramic view of the city. The experience helped enabling the students to adjust themselves in natural environment with unforeseen eventualities consequently enhancing their skills by learning different activities during the trek. Buses departed from the fort location at 7.00 pm and reported in the college campus around 10.00 pm.

The activity conducted by Nature’s Club helped to inculcate the value of unity and importance of physical exercise among students.


Nature Trip

Nature Trip was organised on 5th December, 2015 at Yusuf Mehereally Center, Tara Village, Taluka: Panvel.