भवन्स महाविद्यालय (अंधेरी -पश्चिम )
मराठी भाषा संवर्धन पंधरवडा २०१९ – (कार्यक्रम वृत्तांत )
अंधेरी येथील भवन्स महाविद्यालयात १ जानेवारी ते १५ जानेवारी २०१९ या काळात मराठी भाषा संवर्धन पंधरवडा मोठया उत्साहात साजरा केला. या काळात विविध स्पर्धांचे आणि कार्यक्रमांचे आयोजन करण्यात आपले होते. या स्पर्धांमध्ये केवळ महाविद्यालयीन विद्यार्थीच नव्हे तर शिक्षकेतर कर्मचारीही उत्साहाने सहभागी झाले होते. दिनांक ३जानेवारी रोजी क्रांतीज्योती सावित्रीबाई फुले यांच्या जयंतीचे औचित्य साधून या पंधरवड्याच्या कार्यक्रमांना प्रारंभ झाला.प्रा. नेहा सावंत यांनी मराठी भाषा पंधरवडा साजरा करण्याबद्दलचे प्रास्ताविक केले. याप्रसंगी नायर हॉस्पिटलच्या आहारतज्ञ श्रीमती जयश्री परांजपे यांचे ‘ जीवनशैली आणि आहार ‘ याविषयावरील व्याख्यान आयोजित करण्यात आले होते. प्राचार्या डॉ . झरीन बथेना यांनी व प्रमुख पाहुण्या जयश्री परांजपे यांनी सावित्रीबाईंच्या प्रतिमेस पुष्पहार घातला . प्रा. मंथन देसाई यांनी आहारतज्ञ जयश्री परांजपे यांचा परिचय करून दिला. आहार व जीवनशैली विषयक व्याख्यान अतिशय उद्बोधक होते. व्याख्यानानंतर विद्यार्थ्यांशी प्रश्नोत्तराच्या स्वरूपात चर्चा फारच रंगली. प्रा.सुप्रिया सबनीस यांनी आभारप्रदर्शन केले.
दिनांक ४ जानेवारी रोजी महाराष्ट्राचे महाकवी ग. दि. माडगूळकर, महान संगीतकार सुधीर फडके आणि महाराष्ट्राचे लाडके व्यक्तिमत्व पु.ल.देशपांडे या महान व्यक्तिमत्त्वांच्या जन्मशताब्दीनिमित्त ‘ त्रिदल काव्यगीत मैफिल ‘ या कार्यक्रमाचे आयोजन करण्यात आले होते.या कार्यक्रमाची संकल्पना प्रा. नेहा सावंत यांची होती.कार्यक्रमाविषयक प्रस्तावना व अतिथी परिचय प्रा. डॉ. निर्मला पवार यांनी केले. या कार्यक्रमात आकाशवाणी कलावंत श्रीमती अंजली पाटील गदिमांनी लिहिलेली व सुधीर फडके तसेच पु ल देशपांडे यांनी संगीत दिलेली गाणी सादर केली तर प्रा. नेहा सावंत यांनी गदिमांच्या कवितांचे सादरीकरण तसेच कार्यक्रमाचे निवेदनही केले. प्रा. सुप्रिया सबनीस आणि प्रा. डॉ. अजय कांबळे यांनीही गदिमांची गाणी सादर केली. कार्यक्रम अतिशय रंगतदार झाला. विद्यार्थी, शिक्षक व शिक्षकेतर अतिशय मंत्रमुग्ध झाले होते. प्रा. शैला माने यांनी मराठी काव्यपरंपरेच्या नेमक्या शब्दात आढावा घेऊन आभार प्रदर्शन केले.
दिनांक ५ जानेवारी रोजी ‘ भाषा संवर्धन व प्रदूषण निर्मूलन, या विषयांवर घोषवाक्य लेखन स्पर्धेचे आयोजन करण्यात आले होते. याच दिवशी विविध साहित्यिकांच्या साहित्यकृतीं परिचय व्हावा या हेतूने अभिवाचन स्पर्धाही घेण्यात आली.
दिनांक ७ जानेवारी रोजी शब्दकोडे हि स्पर्धा घेण्यात आली. विद्यार्थ्यांचा शब्दसंग्रह वाढावा तसेच मराठी संस्कृती व इतिहासाचा परिचय व्हावा या हेतूने ‘ मराठी आभुषणं, महाराष्ट्रातील सण व उत्सव, महाराष्ट्रातील तीर्थक्षेत्रं , व महाराष्ट्रातील पर्यटन स्थळे अशा विविध विषयांवर शब्दकोडी तयार करण्यात आली होती. शब्दकोडे या स्पर्धेत विद्यार्थी व शिक्षकेतर कर्मचारी मिळून ५० जण सहभागी झाले होते. याच दिवशी देशपांडे यांच्या ‘ रविवारची सकाळ ‘ या नाट्यकृतीची चित्रफीत दाखवण्यात आली. विद्यार्थ्यांनी या नाट्यकृतीचा मनमुराद आनंद घेतला.
दिनांक ८ जानेवारी रोजी सुप्रसिद्ध कवी बालकवी व गोविंदाग्रज यांच्या स्मृतिशताब्दीनिमित्त कविता वाचनाची स्पर्धा घेण्यात आली. त्यानिमित्ताने या कवीच्या कवितांचा परिचय विद्यार्थ्यांना झाला. वरील सर्वच स्पर्धांमधील विद्यार्थी व शिक्षकेतर कर्मचारी यांचा सहभाग उल्लेखनीय होता.
दिनांक ९ जानेवारी रोजी मराठी विभागाच्या विद्यार्थ्यांनी पु ल देशपांडे यांच्या ‘ वाऱ्यावरची वरात ‘ मधील काही नाटयांशाचा आविष्कार सादर केला. हे सादरीकरण फारच रंगतदार झाले. या कार्यक्रमानंतर भाषा संवर्धन पंधरवड्या प्रित्यर्थ घेण्यात आलेल्या स्पर्धाचा पारितोषिक वितरण समारंभ झाला प्राचार्य डॉ. झरीन बाथेना , उप प्राचार्य डॉ. गीता शेट्टी आणि उपप्राचार्य डॉ. रेखा शर्मा यांच्या हस्ते पारितोषिक वितरण करण्यात आले.विद्यार्थ्यांमध्ये वाचन संस्कार रुजावा व अवधवा या हेतूने विजेत्या स्पर्धकांना स्वरूपात विविध लेखकांच्या साहित्यकृती व प्रशस्तीपत्रके देण्यात आली. एकंदरीत कार्यक्रमांनी गच्च भरलेला आठवडा सगळ्यांनाच मनस्वी समाधान देऊन गेला. EMC (EVENT MANAGEMENT COMMITTE )च्या समन्वयक डॉ. शैला माने तसेच प्रा. नेहा सावंत, डॉ. निर्मला पवार, पर. मंथन देसाई, प्रा राहुल सूर्यवंशी , प्रा सुप्रिया सबनीस, डॉ. उज्ज्वला फाटक, अनुप्रिता त्र्यंबककर यांच्या सक्रिय सहभागामुळे विद्यार्थी , शिक्षक व शिक्षकेतर कर्मचारी यांच्यात मराठी भाषाभिमान जागृत करण्यात तसेच एकमेकांमध्ये सौहार्दपूर्ण संबंध निर्माण करण्यात हा मराठी भाषा संवर्धन पंधरवडा निश्चित यशस्वी झाला असे म्हणता येईल.
वृत्तांतलेखन – प्रा. नेहा सावंत
“AMALGAM – 2019”
Amalgam 2019 held at Bhavan’s College, Andheri
Five department of SFC department participate
A two-day event called Amalgam 2019 was organised at the Palanji Sadan building and a large number of students and teachers took part in it.
More than 1000 students and teachers participated in the event, which was inaugurated in the presence of Dr. Zarine Bhathena, principal, Bhavan’s College, Dr. VI Katchi, additional director, SFC courses, Colonel Singh, campus director and others. The event was held in the SFC building on January 21, 22 and 23, 2019.
The event kicked off on January 21 with a special event for teachers of all the five departments of SFC. The games were partly competitive and partly based on general knowledge where questions were asked on a variety of topics. It was a great occasion for the teachers to bond together.
The team from BSc (Computer Science) organised a unique street play on the topic of `use of technology for human welfare’. Along with this, the third-year students came up with nine projects on various subjects, namely `motion detector’ and `optical character recognition.’ In the street play event, the first prize went to the group called `sociotech’ and the second prize went to `digital India.’
The department of Bachelor of Management Studies had organised their event on the theme of `BMS Factory’ which had shown a range of products like herbal soaps, face masks and even air purifiers. Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Rasika Vaidya, senior faculty member said, “this event is exclusively for students so they can develop their entrepreneurial skills.” The judges who were called for the event were Dhananjay Kalbande and Digvijay Naik. The first prize went to the group that portrayed `cottage industry’ and the second prize went to the group that made `air purifiers and air fresheners.’
On this part, the BMM department had put together a photography exhibition called `Exposure 2019’ where nine groups of second year students had captured images in their cameras. The pictures on a variety of topics like Life in Culture, Life in Complex Emotions and Life in Balance. Along with this, first year students had provided marketing support to these groups and had put up décor in the foyer area and danglers and posters in the campus. Responding to a question, Prasad Ayare, the father of a second- year student said that he is impressed with the creativity of the students and the efforts they had made to put together their event.
The judges who came for the event were photographer Ketan Shinde and his wife Manasvi for the photo exhibition, while the marketing event was judges by Shivani Naik from Dahanukar College and Rasika Vaidya. The first prize in photography went to `life in food cuisine’ and the second prize went to `life in complex emotions.’ In marketing event, the first prize went to group three and the second prize went to group two.
On their part, the BSc (Biotechnology) department had organised their exhibits on topics like polymer chain reaction, waste water treatment and microbial fuel cell. While the first year and second year students had formed various groups, the third-year students helped them to organise the activities. Here the first prize went to group S04 and the second prize went to group F05.
The Bachelor of Science (IT) department had organised a poster making competition and this was judged by experts like Kuldeep Dubey and Harshil Kanakia. The students also made colourful Rangolis that were admired by all on the second floor of the building. The first prize was given to `mind reading technology’ and the second prize went to `study of brain computing interface.’
Another interesting vocabulary-based event was `what’s the good word’ where the participating teams were tested for their language skills. The first prize went to the team from biotechnology and the second prize went to department of mass media.
The students received their awards at a special event that was organised on January 28 in the auditorium. The awards were given away by college principal, Dr. Bhathena and additional director, Dr. Katchi.
Bhavan’s College is one of the oldest educational Institutions in Mumbai, established in 1946, i.e. prior to India’s Independence. Our College is a part of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan founded by Dr. K. M.Munshiji – a great philosopher, statesman, educationist, solicitor and above all a Visionary. Established nearly a decade before the advent of Independent India, “The Bhavan” or BVB, as it is fondly called, was then and still is “A Mini India”. True to Munshiji’s philosophy, we at Bhavan’s College believe in respect for all religions and communal harmony.
Bhavan’s College organized Khel-Utsav: the event of various sports, where players from various colleges across the city had participated. The VISION of the event is to bring everyone on a single platform and have a healthy competition where sportsman’s spirit would always WIN. The Intercollegiate Cricket tournament was scheduled on 18th and 19th January 2019 on the College Ground. This event was to be a competition among the 16 teams of Non-teaching staff from 16 various colleges of Mumbai.
The entire tournament, under the leadership of our Hon’ble principal Prof. Zarine Bhathena, was well planned by the Chairman of Gymkhana, Shri. Uttam Yadav, Librarian Mr. Ramesh Paloti, Shri. Yogesh Ghade and Shri. Vijay Bane. The event was well executed by all the Non-teaching staff of the College. The College Gymkhana staff were helpful in giving us the ground in the best possible condition.
- All the Non-teaching staff from various dept. of the College had volunteered the event (refer the list attached).
- Various vendors supported the event financially and in Kind (refer the list attached).
- 15 Teams of various Colleges from Mumbai. Thane, Navi Mumbai, Panvel, Raigadh and Palghar participated in the event (refer the list attached).
On the first day i.e. 18th January 2019 total 7 matches were played including 1 semifinal and on the 19th January 2019 total 7 matches were played including 1 semifinal and a final match. The team of Non-teaching staff from Shankar Narayan College, Bhayendar won the winners Title. The Team from CKT College, Panvel were awarded the Runners Up title. The man of the Series was awarded to Shri. Hitesh Mhatre, Best Bowler was awarded to Shri. Kalpesh Amberkar both from Shankar Narayan College, Bhayendar and the Best Batsman was awarded to Shri. Eknath Mhatre from CKT College, Panvel.
This was for the first time in the history of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan that a Cricket tournament for Non-Teaching staff was organized and this could only happen because of the unconditional support of our beloved and Hon’ble Principal Prof. Zarine Bhathena. The efforts and the team work of all the organizing members was appreciated by Adv. Asif Mullaji, Chairman of Governing Council. The event was encouraged by the Vice-Principals, Teaching staff and the Non-teaching staff of the Bhavans College. The event was true exhibition of Unity, Team Work, Planning, Execution and Sportmans Spirit.
Where all wins….
Vanamahotsava is celebrated, jointly with other institutions on campus and tree plantation drive is undertaken as a sense of tribute to our founder father –Kulapati Dr. K. M. Munshiji, who has been the progenitor of the concept of Vanamahotsava for the Nation. Thus Vanamahotsava is celebrated every year and our green campus is a testimony to its success. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s motto is Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam. The College realizes that the womenfolk of non-teaching employees of the College need
We in the College are aware of the value of the College campus – which in fact is a green oasis in a concrete jungle that Mumbai city has become. To ensure that the campus remains green and vibrant, every year Vanamahotsava is celebrated, sometimes jointly with other institutions on campus and tree
plantation drive is undertaken. In fact it is with a sense of tribute to the founder father – Kulapati Dr. K. M. Munshiji who has been the progenitor of the concept of Vanamahotsava for the Nation that the tree plantation is carried out like a ‘Mahotsava’. The event is one more effort of the College to inculcate love of nature, particularly in the minds of the students thereby raising generations of sentinels who will care for nature and our earth.
The College celebrates Vanamohatsav by planting trees which are indigenous to our geographical location. Students are sensitised towards green neighbourhood by planting new saplings & taking care of them. Rare & medicinal plants are identified, labeled and taken care of. Gardeners are employed to take care and maintain the green cover on campus. Children of neighboring schools are brought
on campus & encouraged to learn more about rare and useful trees. The success of this program has bestowed one of the College faculties with the ‘Green Teacher’ award for the efforts towards nature conservation.
Women’s Development Cell
Voice of Men- By Ben Atherton-Zeman a peformance organized by Women’s Development Cell College in collabration with MAVA on 15th Jan 2019. The performance of Mr. Zeman very impact fully brought out the role of men in social situations where women are subjugated.
The Women’s Development Cell of College, every year conducts programmes to create awareness about gender issues, and gender sensitivity. A large number of students actively participate in the programmes and take an oath about being responsible members of the society and practicing gender equity
Kulpati Munshi Memorial Trophy for Elocution & Essay Writing Competition- 2018
Bhavan’s College, Andheri organized an Elocution & Essay Writing competitions Kulpati Munshi Memorial Trophy on 15th December 2018 in Palanji Sadan, Room no.406.
The programme was inaugurated by Principal Dr. Zarine Bhathena. Vice Principals, College Staff, Judges of competitions & students were present for the inaugural programme. Convenor Dr Medini Anjanikar welcomed all the guests & introduced in brief the aim of programme. Following inauguration of programme initiated by Deep Prajwalan Principal addressed to the students. Mrs. Neha Sawant gave brief information about our founder kulpatai Dr. K. M. Munshiji while Mr. Suresh Waghela gave Introduction of all Judges and compered the whole program.
The Topics for the ‘Essay Writing’ competition were.
- Excessive interference of politicians in the social festivals.
- The increasing demand of caste based reservation system.
- The role of media in the development of India.
- Cultural work of K. M. Munshiji.
- The big leap of Indian women in the world of sports.
Participants were given the choice of writing the essay in any one of four languages viz. Marathi, English, Hindi & Gujarati. A Total of 62 participants participated in the essay writing competitions.
Judges/experts from all the four languages examined the essays & unanimously selected three best essays of following students for cash prizes and certificates and two essays for consolation prizes.
- 1st Prize : Alisha Kamble Annasaheb Vartak College
- 2nd Prize : Shivani Pandey Bhavan’s College
- 3rd Prize : Samiksha Mahajan Bhavan’s College
Consolation prizes :
- Tapasya Kak S.G.D Jr. College
- Karan Ghule VPM’s B N Bandodkar College
The rotating trophy for “Essay Writing’ competition was won by Bhavan’s College.
The topics for the ‘Elocution Competition’, were
- 150 years of Gandhian thoughts : What has been lost and found?
- Change in lifestyle – save the environment.
- The importance of change in law in social transformations
- The contribution of Munshiji in the political process.
- The increasing influence of web series on the young generation.
Participants were given the choice of speaking in any one of four languages viz. Marathi, English, Hindi & Gujarati. A Total of 48 students were judge in elocution competitions.
Judges/experts in the four languages were present for judging the elocution competition. Based on the evaluation criteria of the competition, the judges selected the following participants for prizes.
- 1st Prize : Dwivedi Roshni Durgadevi Saraf College
- 2nd Prize : Elina D’Souza Andrews College
- 3rd Prize : Choubey Sakshi S.G.D College
The rotating trophy for ‘Elocution competition’ was awarded to Durgadevi Saraf College.
Prize distribution ceremony was conducted immediately after the completion of competitions. Prizes & Rotating Trophies were given to rsepective winners by Principal, Vice Principal Dr. Rekha Sharma, Judges and Co-Ordinator Dr. Medini Anjanikar. Prof. Jyoti Malandkar gave Vote of thanks.
Vice Principals Dr. Rekha Sharma Madam, members of Kulpati Munshi Trophy committee, College Teaching and Non-Teaching staff, volunteers students, Office staff and Bhavans Gymkhana Canteen staff extended their cooperation & helped a lot to make a grand success of these programmes.
Yuvak Yuvati Mela -2019
A Mela to dissolve gender related stereotypes
In association with AKSHARA and Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW), the “YUVAK YUVATI MELA” was conducted in BHAVAN’S COLLEGE on 12th February,2019 i.e. on Tuesday on the volleyball court from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm.
The event was graced by the presence of Ms Snehal Velkar, the program coordinator of Akshara; also, Mrs Urmila Salunke, the training and networking officer at Akshara. These two guests for the day were warmly welcomed by our honourable principal Dr Zarine Bhathena and Dr Pradnya Lokhande.
The program began with an introductory speech which was given by Ms Sakshi Jadhav, one of the student leaders of the program. Pradeep Yadav was the another key leader. This was followed by a MARCH TOWARDS THE GENDER EQUALITY WITH UNITY in the entire college campus with the lighted torch.
We were also fortunate to have with us the BHAVAN’S GIRL’S NCC CADETS who gave the event a feeling of being secured and the moment of pride and honour.
After this we had the stalls open for the entire crowd of students and teachers. There were in all 4 stalls, i.e. 1. SAMANTA KI DAUD ( a race to eradicate gender based discrimination in jobs), 2. SUNDARTA KA RAAJ ( a mystery behind the beauty), 3. #ME TOO (everyone’s voice to be heard), 4. SOCH SAHI TOH MARD VAHI(myths about being a man). On each stall there were games through which awareness was spread about the social problems that affect our society in a playful manner.
Professors belonging to junior and degree colleges from all the streams and also the non-teaching staff in large number joined the discussion with full enthusiasm and made it worthy to understand and participated actively on each stall.
Ms. Ujala Tripathi, the student reporter for the day captured the thoughts of the participants, their stand on the issue and solutions to imply, through an interview, live during the event. Very long, brainstorming, interesting sessions took place on every stall.
Participants went back with lot of enrichment as well as the vision to look up at these sensitive topics. In all more than 500 participants attended the program. And we got fantabulous feedbacks which proved to be a pat on the back of entire team of Yuvak Yuvati Mela. The program ended with the enlightening path towards the issue of GENDER EQUALITY and a lot of memories to cherish.