• Farewell Function 2016 for Semester-6 Students
Farewell Function for Semester-6 Students was organised on 25th April, 2016. The Registrar, GLS, Dr. B.H.Joshi graced the occasion as a chief guest to bless the final year students for their future career and life. Students also expressed their gratitude for the institute’s contribution in their overall development, during their responses. Dean Dr. Ashwin Purohit in his address blessed the students for a successful life ahead and appreciated them for their contribution in the progress of the institute. On this occasion, the prominent students who had contributed in various activities and academic achievements of the college were felicitated with trophies. The formal function was followed by a musical entertainment show. The farewell party ended with a delicious dinner and sweet memories of college life.
• PARENT TEACHER MEET-2016
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) Parent Teacher meeting for the 2016 was held on 1st April in G-1 class room between 9.00 am to 10:30 am. There were around 90 students along with their parents who attended the meeting.
The function started with the address by Dean Dr. Ashwin Purohit followed by introduction of faculty members, glimpses of achievements and events of 2015-16 presented in an Audio-Visual manner and refreshments.
The parents were also invited to give feedback and valuable suggestions wherein they really appreciated the efforts and the involvement of faculty members in all the academic as well as co-curricular activities.
• SABARMATI FESTIVAL CERTIFICATE DISTRIBUTION
On 23rd March, Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organised the Certificate Distribution program to the volunteers and winners of SABARMATI FESTIVAL at GLS AUDITORIUM. On this occasion, the trustee of Sabarmati Festival Foundation Mrs. Anar Patel, Vanrajsingh Chavda ,Syndicate member of Gujarat University and organiser of Sabarmati Festival marked their presence along with the Dean Dr. Ashwin Purohit. The volunteers were encouraged and appreciated for their outstanding volunteering during the 5 day Cultural fest. Trustees of the event were impressed to see the enthusiasm of the volunteers and congratulated the volunteers for making the event successful. The student volunteers expressed their gratitude and also shared their experiences of Sabarmati Festival. The leader volunteers and 300+ volunteers were felicitated with a Certificate of Appreciation. Along with this, the winners of various events like folk dance, music and western dance at SABARMATI FESTIVAL were also felicitated with the Certificates. As a token of love and gratitude, a memento signed by all the volunteers was presented to Mrs. Anar patel.
• Motivational Seminar
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) conducted a ‘Motivational Seminar’ on the topic ‘The secret of happy life’ on 29th February, 2016. Dr. Manish Shah, a writer-Director-Producer-Philosopher conducted the seminar. Around 100 students attended the seminar. The purpose of the seminar was to provide motivation and inspiration to the youth and to show right path to them.
• Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) FOLK DANCE TEAM AT ATOMIC POWER EVOLUTION AWARENESS PROGRAM
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) Folk Dance Team performed at Atomic Power Evolution Awareness Program ‘Bharat ki Parmanu Saheli Nilam Goyal’ on 29th Feb.,2016 at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) was the only college given an opportunity to perform in this function which was graced by Mayor Shri Gautam Shah and many renowned industrialists of Ahmedabad.
• FACETS 2016
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) celebrated its Annual Culfest – Facets 2016 at Tagore Hall on 12th February 2016. In great style the show was a blend of Music, Western Dance and Fashion. The theme of this year’s show was Red and Black. Shri Sudhir Nanavati; President GLS University was the chief guest of the function. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students presented a well choreographed “THANKYOU” dance to Sudhirsir as he has been the only constant factor from FACETS 1999 to FACETS 2016.Mr. Arvind Vegda ‘Bhai Bhai’ fame had graced the occasion. Mr. Jatin Limbad, Mr. Druv Patel and Ms.Shivangi Mehra were the judges of the event. More than 120 students participated in the show amidst the loud cheering of 900 plus audience.
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• ARTICRAFTS AND CHOCOLATE MAKING WORKSHOP UNDER CWDC
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organized a workshop under CWDC on 22nd and 23rd feb, 2016. It was a two day workshop on chocolate making, Lamasa art, Quilling art and paper bag making. The best part of the workshop was that each session was conducted by college girls of Semester -2. Girls learned the art of chocolate making from Vishruti shah, Lamasa clay art from Mehreen Topiwala and Anam, Quilling from Khyati Shah and Paper bag making from Fatema Rupawala. 80 girls participated in the workshop.
• Adventurous visit under CWDC
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organized a visit under CWDC to an adventurous place “into the blue’’ near Himmatnagar on 6th February 2016. 108 Students along with four faculty members explored the adventurous place .Students enjoyed activities like Burma Bridge, spider web, valley crossing,horizontal net crossing ,zorming ball etc. The visit was very adventurous and entertaining. Students enjoyed it a lot.
• Sports Day Celebration
Sports activities promote wellness and enhance lifelong skills of students. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) enthusiastically celebrated sports day on 25th January, 2016 at Sheth C. N. Vidhyavihar, in which 400 students participated in various sports like Sprint, Discus Throw, Short Put, Long Jump etc. Dr. Bhavik Swadia and Prof. Jaimin Patel coordinated the various sports activities. The chief guest of the event Dr. L. S. Pathak, the Principal of I. M. Nanavati Law College, addressed the students of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) and encouraged them to participate in the event. The registrar of GLS, Dr. B. H. Joshi and Dean of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC), Dr. Ashwin Purohit felicitated the students by giving away the certificates to the winners.
• Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) celebrates ‘Charity Week’ along with the celebration of various ‘Days’
In line with the mission to prepare good and sensitive citizens along with smart corporate executives, Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organized the regular ‘Days celebration’ with a difference. With various ‘Days’ to celebrate and enjoy from 19th to 25th January, 2016, the institute celebrated an entire week dedicated to various types of Charity activities along with different ‘Fun days’. It was a unique concept to strike a balance between the enjoyments of campus life along with the lessons of social responsibility.
Under the banner of ‘PRAYAS’ a charity mission of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC), each class of Semester 2 was allotted a separate charity activity to be carried out. The activities like Visits to the places like Old Age Home (Maniben Matru Gruh), Children’s cancer ward at GCRI, Andh Kanya Prakash Gruh, Municipal schools, Blanket distribution to the foot path dwellers and inviting the children of municipal schools to Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC). The students collected funds, planned various activities to be held during the Charity Week and prepared different kits to be gifted to the beneficiaries. Over 300 students of First Year B.Com. participated enthusiastically in these charity activities. Everyday, in each of the charity activities, the students presented entertainment programmes, gifted kits with toys and other utility items and spent good time with the beneficiaries. On 23rd February, around 50 children were brought to the college campus from two municipal schools. The students played games with them and entertained them with music and dance. Shri Sudhirbhai Nanavati also remained present at the occasion and gave gifts to the children. At the end, the children were served lunch before departing.
Along with the ‘Charity week’ Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) celebrated various ‘Days’. On the ‘No Vehicle Day’ the students as well as the staff refrained from using their vehicles and came to college using public transport or bicycles to spread the awareness about the conservation of the environment. The other days like Executive day, Traditional day and Retro day were also celebrated in which students came to college in the outfits suitable to the theme of the day. In the ‘Group day’ or ‘Theme day’ the students presented various themes in groups. The final day of the week was celebrated as ‘Sports day’ at C.N.Vidyalaya ground. Various athletic games and competitions like Running, Discus throw, Shot put, Long jump etc. were held for the students. The winners were felicitated with certificates.
• Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) at Forest Camp
Gujarat University organizes Forest, Desert and Marine adventurous Camps for students every year. The Youth Welfare Department of Gujarat University selected 35 students for Forest Camp which was organized from 16th to 19th January 2016 at Bakore near lunavada, Gujarat. Under the guidance of Dean Dr. Ashwin Purohit and Prof. Vijay Tripathi, Malav Baria(Sem 4), Daksh Patel (Sem 4) and Vansh Agrawal (Sem 6) represented Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) in this camp. The students were informed about the nature of Forest and how to survive in the forest. They were educated about the forest life, trees found in the forest and its uses and also they were taken to the historical sights round the camp site. Cultural programs were held at night during the camp fire and debates on youth empowerment were also preferred. The students from Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) enthusiastically took part in all activities and also received the Certificate of completion duly given by the Gujarat University.
• IBP Seminar
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organised a seminar on 7th January, 2016 for providing a platform to girl students to earn while learning. The seminar was conducted by Indian Business Pages, a commercial search service provider. Nearly 120 girls participated and enrolled themselves for IBP training programme.
• Traffic Awareness and Road Safety Drive
On 28th December, 2015 the NSS wing of S. M. Patel Institute of Commerce organized Traffic awareness and Road safety drive with the help of Ahmedabad city Traffic police. This drive started at 9:00 am wherein 50 NSS volunteers took up an initiative to spread awareness among the commuters about the traffic rules and road safety techniques. The volunteers also controlled the traffic of helmet circle with the help of traffic police and token of appreciation was also given to the commuters who followed the traffic rules. The volunteers also spread the message of no horn on signals as well as to follow the traffic rules. They were educated about the digital memo system introduced in the traffic police.
• CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WITH A DIFFERENCE
Students of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) celebrated Christmas with a difference … Around 250 students of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) visited Bahera Munga ni Shala (School for Deaf and Mute) at Ashram Road on 25th December. One of the students dressed as Santa Clause involved them in playing games and garba. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students distributed gift kits including basic necessities to the kids. The students prepared sandwiches, sweets and served them to the kids. The programme was an effort to sensitize today’s generation towards their social responsibility to the underprivileged and bring smile on the faces of these special children.
• Self Defence Training for Girls
On 10th December, 2015, Thursday, around 30 girls of CWDC, Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC), participated in ‘Self Defence Training’ organized by Govt. of Gujarat at Police Headquarters, Shahibaug. Under this training, the girls were taught rifle shooting. First, they were taught about the various parts of rifle, the position in which rifle is to be angled in various situations and also about the bullet in detail. This was followed by practical wherein each student was allowed to fire 10 rounds. It was quite a learning as well as adventurous experience for the students which filled them with confidence and courage. The training sessions ended with light refreshments.
• ANNUAL FUNCTION 2014-15
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) celebrated ‘Annual Function 2014-15’ on 26th September, 2015, in H. H. Auditorium (GLS Auditorium), which was earlier planned on 25th April, 2015 but was postponed due to earthquake. The function was presided over by Shri. Sudhirbhai Nanavati,President, GLS University. Dr. B. H. Joshi, Executive Director, GLS University and Dr. Hitesh Ruparel, Director General, GLS University graced the occasion by their presence. The winners of various events, Academic Achievers of 2014-15 and Team Prism were awarded with trophies and certificates.
• NSS DAY CELEBRATION
In accordance with NSS Day Celebration at National level, Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) also observed NSS day on 24th September 2015. On this day 60 volunteers of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) with full enthusiasm visited underprivileged areas and many other areas like IIM, Parimal Garden, Law Garden, Gulbai Tekra,Ambawadi and acknowledged them about the importance of Social service in the development of the nation. Volunteers also carried out drive for DE addiction. To ensure the motto “not me but you”, PROGRAM OFFICER of NSS unit of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) took an orientation program of the NSS volunteers and more than 100 volunteers attended the orientation program. After the orientation program, clean campus drive was carried out in the campus and NSS volunteers took pledge for helping and contributing in CLEAN INDIA DRIVE. The students and volunteers were very enthusiastic about the celebration of NSS day.
• EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO 94.3 MY FM STUDIO
A group of 56 students from Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) visited Gujarat’s No. 1, 94.3 My FM studio on 19th September, 2015 with an objective to make students understand career opportunities in media and the latest technology used in it. The students participated with great enthusiasm and had an interaction with Mr. Kartik, the program co-coordinator and also got an opportunity to interact with famous RJs Ms. Krupa and Ms. Payal of My FM.
Students were keen to learn about opportunities to work as an intern in various department of My F. M. like Marketing, Finance, Sound Engineer, Administration, Production, RJ etc.
This visit was jointly organized by Eco-Stat Club under the coordination of Dr. Kavita Dave and Prof. Anjali Trivedi.
• WORKSHOP ON “ECO FREINDLY GANESH CHATURTHI” BY Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) STUDENTS IN VARIOUS SCHOOLS OF AHMEDABAD
98 students of Statistics Forum students analyzed the data regarding the amount of water pollution caused by POP and hazardous material during Ganpati Visarjan in river, lakes and ponds. Students decided to not only to analyze data and do presentations but also to actively contribute towards environment conservation.
As a part of celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) student took hercules task to create awareness environment damage because of pop Ganesha immersion. They decided to visit various schools of Ahmedabad and conduct workshops on celebrating Eco Friendly Ganesh Chaturthi.
Epitome of dedicationby the students of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) was they decided to learn the art of making clay Ganesha on their own and then helping more than 1000 students of various schools of Ahmedabad tomake pure clay Ganesha this Chaturthi.
Our Dean Dr. Ashwin Purohit had been the brain behind the initiative to go for pure clay Ganesha idol workshops in schools.
Students of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) under the co-ordinatorship of Dr. Kavita Dave organized an eco drive which consisted of PPT presentation on damagecaused to environment during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi,Durga Festival, showing animated movies on environmental hazards followed by preparing clay Ganesha idols and then taking pledge to conserve environment.
Statistics Forum Core committee along with volunteers visited schools like Navrang High School, N.R High School, M.K Shah High School, D.A.V International etc to conduct workshop.
The students decided that this Ganesh Chaturthi they will visit different pandals and gift them this handmade clay Ganesha to make them realize about environment problems caused by use of POP. Other idea behind conducting such drives is also to make them aware about current eco problems and also contribute towards solving it.
It was memorable experience and there was epitome of happiness on the faces of all students while preparing clay idols as if they had been longing tobe back to those childhood days wherein without any restriction a child is allowed to play with clay and being close to nature.We are able to see that joy on all the faces during this event.
• Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC)’S ECO DRIVE ON 94.3 MY FM
Team of core members of Statistics Forum visited 94.3 MY FM tospread awareness about “Go Green Eco Drive” on 15th September 2015 .The show was anchored by RJ Payal and she appreciated the drive organized by Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) Students. Their interviews were taken and which wereon air on Tuesday. She dedicated entire show Payal’s Top Ten to Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students as an appreciation for working whole heartedly for such a noble cause.
• GO GREEN GANESH CHATURTHI WORKSHOP FOR DNA EMPLOYEES
Divya Bhaskar employees invited students of Statistics Forum of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) to conduct workshop on “ Go Green Ganesh Chaturthi “ on 15th September 2015 in which employees of various department of Divya Bhaskar Corporation participated and more than 30 clay idols were prepared by them with the assistance of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students.
The students of the forum at the end of the workshop were appreciated by Region Head of D.B Corp. and served refreshments. All the participating students were given a souvenir and a letter of appreciation was handed over to Prof Dr. Kavita Dave for conducting such a creative workshop.
• A Visit to Gandhi Ashram
In order to disseminate Gandhian Philosophy among the students of the college, Youth Forum for Gandhian Philosophy organised a visit to Gandhi Ashram, Ahmedabad on 8th September 2015.The visit was organised in the context of Gandhian thought and contemporary issues for teachers and students. The objective of the visit was to understand Gandhian methods of resolving conflict. More than 250 students participated in the program guided by Dean Dr.Ashwin Purohit and faculty memebers. The programme included study visits, lectures on Gandhian thought, Peace Studies and interaction with Gandhian scholars and activists.
• WORKSHOP AT CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENT EDUCATION (CEE)
On 4th September, 2015 workshop on Environment Conservation was organized at Centre for Environment Education for Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students with an objective of acquainting them with current environment issues. In Vedas it is mentioned that what nourishes mankind is God and that is why we worship rivers, mountains, trees, earth, air, fire and everything that exist on this earth.
CEE was created in recognition of the importance of environmental education in India’s overall environment and development strategy.
IFC in charge Ms. Priya Nair first of all oriented the youth about CEE and inspired them to conduct eco drives independently. Secondly, they were acquainted about the internship opportunities and different network by the two Germen Interns working there. Students were taken to Nature trail, Bird watching while on trail talking about medicinal plants, insects etc. They discussed about vermi-compost pit and its significance and conservation of energy through bio-gas plant. The students were inspired to save energy and fuels by encouraging them to install solar panels and biogas plants in their college campus and buildings.
Students got an opportunity to witness stimulated model of Science Express- Government of India project which is going to be launched by September end.
Indeed the workshop at CEE was very informative and constructive. When students were asked how they will contribute towards conservation issues they came up with an innovative ideas like conducting awareness workshops in their own campus and at various school across Ahmedabad on “How to Use Solar Panels And Biogas Plants EffectivelyTo Save Energy’.The entire program was coordinated by Dr. Kavita Dave and Core members of Statistics Forum.
• TRAINING FOR WOMEN ON SELF –DEFENSE
Under the umbrella of CWDC on 3rd September 2015 Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organised a seminar on practical self – defense techniques for girls. Nearly 120 girls participated in the seminar. On behalf of Gujarat police Shree Jaldeepbhai and PSI Urmilaben Joshi made the presentation comprising of IPC Law and movie on Self-defense. They later distributed handouts and encouraged girls to register themselves at Helpline no 1091. This proved to be a successful and highly informative seminar for girls.
• A Musical Celebration of Independence in Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC)
On 20th August, 2015, Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC), a leading Commerce institute of Ahmedabad organised a musical programme in which the students presented some heart touching patriotic songs, both, vocal as well as instrumental, to celebrate the 69 years of the independence of India. The mood was of a celebration and not of a competition on this occasion. It was a musical tribute to the heroes of the independence movement of India and a salute to the soldiers of Indian army. The show was entirely organised, managed and performed by the students of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC).
Dr. B.H.Joshi, Registrar, GLS, motivated he students and the institute by his inspiring words. He made the students aware of the sacrifices made by the freedom fighters due to which we are breathing the fresh air of freedom today. The Dean, Dr.Ashwin Purohit, explained about the importance of acknowledging the role of our motherland and the society in building our personality and shaping our life. He added that the programmes of such level and kind are useful in inculcating some good values into the students and they are very important in the overall development of the students. He congratulated the students for putting up a show of a very high standard with a very unique concept.
• Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) STUDTENTS AND ALUMINI AT AHMEDABAD SCHOOL TO CREATE ENVIRONMENT AWARENESSS
On 17th August, 2015 Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organized a one day workshop on SAVE ENVIRONMENT SAVE EARTH at DAV International school, Prahladnagar in which more than 240 students participated.
The objective of this workshop was to help school in creating awareness about critical environment issues and formation of Environment wing at school level which can help school to conduct effective program on environment conservation. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) faulty Dr. Kavita Dave along with the team of present students and alumni educated and imparted knowledge on various issues like how to save environment, how to stop pollution and how to conserve water with the help of PPT, audio-visuals, short stories followed by slogan writing competition in which students actively participated and showcased their sensitivity and creativity towards environment. Around 240 students got its benefits and took home innovative ideas and information about how to Conserve and respect the environment.
Lastly all the students took pledge that they will sincerely contribute towards saving our environment. The event was appreciated by leading newspapers like Gujarat Samachar and DNA Ahmedabad.
• EXPLORE & EXPERIENCE THEATRE: THEATRE WORKSHOP-2015
A Theatre Workshop was conducted under the guidance of Mr.Abhishek Shah from 10th August, 2015 to 14th August, 2015, wherein 70 students from Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) and students from other colleges of Ahmadabad participated.
It started with a brief introduction of participants. The students were taught voice modulations, correct pauses and how to create different characters by using various speeches. They were indulged in mirror exercises which helped them to develop the right kind of body postures and positive body language.
Radio Mirchi fame Mr.Chirag Tripathi also conducted a session and guided the students regarding creative writing and importance of poetry and music in theatre.Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students performed BULBJALEGA…??? to give the participants a live and first-hand experience of lights, music and back stage production.
A visit to Thakorebhai Desia hall was also organized wherein students learned about the stage craft, green rooms, lighting and property management. At the end of the workshop, the students enacted small acts in groups and learned on the spot improvisation.
In the Valedictory session, Dr.Bhalchandra Joshi, Executive Director, GLS University motivated and appreciated the students for their participation in Theatre Activities. Prin. Dr.Ashwin Purohit also emphasized that participation in extra-curricular activities give an upper edge to the student’s personality. The participants were awarded certificates on completion of workshop. The workshop was co-ordinated by Prof.Sneha Master and Prof.Gitanjali Rampal.
• Blood Donation Camp
The National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of S.M. Patel Institute of Commerce in association with Indian Red Cross Society organized Blood donation camp in the college premises on 7 August, 2015.Students, faculty and staff members participated voluntarily in the camp. 101 blood units were donated by the volunteers. The camp helped the Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) community in gaining awareness about thalassemia. The community came together to participate with great enthusiasm and deepened social awareness among them. The donated blood will aid transfusions to children affected by thalassemia, an inherited autosomal recessive blood disorder that causes the weakening and destruction of red blood cells. Dean Dr.Ashwin Purohit in his address congratulated the NSS and Red Cross team for having organized an event of social benefit and also assured to support for similar events in the days to come.
• Photography Workshop
A four day Photography Workshop was organized from 3rd August 2015. Mr. Haard Dave, an expert from the field, guided the students about the various techniques and the nuances of photography. He focused on various aspects like cameras, lenses, lights and essentially the vision. Nearly 35 students were benefitted who made to click photos on the theme of ‘city life’ with ‘motion’ in the center. The best photograph was awarded with prize and others were given participation certificates.
• GURUPURNIMA CELEBRATION
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students celebrated the sacred occasion of ‘Gurupurnima’ along with Dean Sir, Faculty members, Office staff and Helpers. They welcomed the teachers by showering flowers, worshipped them with a lotus and a small pooja as a token of their love and gratitude. At the end, Dean Dr.Ashwin Purohit blessed the students with an inspiring speech and explained them the importance of Gurupurnima in the Indian context.
• Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) DANCE AND GROOMING WORKSHOP
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) Dance and Grooming workshop was organised from 13th July 2015 to 23th July 2015. It was a combination of stage presence and confidence building tips required for ramp walk plus a parody of Bollywood dance. This workshop provided a platform to the students in highlighting and showcasing their talents.
• FOLK DANCE WORKSHOP
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organised a five day Folk Dance workshop from 6th July to 10th July to acquaint the students with traditional dance forms and culture wherein 80 students participated with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm. They learnt basics of different forms of folk dances of Gujarat and Rajasthan.
• Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC)’S INTIATIVE TOWARDS HEALTHY CAMPUS
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organized an informative seminar for students of Semester 2 on July 4, 2015 with an aim to promote Healthy living. Mr Hariom Gandhi, Zonal Director, Narcotics Control Bureau, Government of India, conducted the seminar to spread awareness among the students about the harmful effects of drug abuse and importance of Healthy Campus. He motivated the students to be ambassadors of creating Healthy Campus. He emphasized that if students are active and healthy, creativity will nurture them to make a bright career and a better society. He conveyed the message of “SAY NO TO DRUGS AND YES TO LIFE”. Dean Dr Ashwin Purohit encouraged and motivated the students to spread the message of Healthy Campus.
• International Yoga Day Celebration
21st June is declared as “International Yoga Day” by United Nations. To celebrate the same Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) organised Yoga session for students as well as faculty members at 8:00 a.m.in college campus. Ms Purvi Shah columnist, Navgujarat Samay conducted the yoga session in a vibrant manner. The students and faculty members together enjoyed a morning dedicated to Health and Fitness.
• Orientation Programme for the First Semester students
A series of Orientation programmes were organised by the college for the students of First Semester, from 23rd to 26th June, 2015 in GLS Auditorium. The students along with their parents were invited for the orientation wherein they were oriented about GLS University as well as various activities and achievements of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC). Each session was conducted by the class counsellor of that particular class. Besides a brief introduction of the faculty and the administrative staff, the students were also provided information regarding the other courses, various activities and collaborations like CIMA UK, Concordia College, New York, Bridge course and so on. Dean Dr.Ashwin Purohit addressed the audience and provided guidance for choosing the right career options. He also briefed about various activities and projects undertaken by the college towards extension activities. At the end, parents expressed their concerns and queries which were answered and solved by the Dean to their satisfaction. The students and their parents left with smiles of satisfaction and contentment on their faces.
Under CWDC, Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) has framed Anti-Sexual Harassment and Anti-Ragging Policy.