Inaugural Ceremony - Trendsetters' Club cum Orientation

Inaugural Ceremony of the Trendsetters’ Club was clubbed with the orientation of the department on 12th July, 2016.

Objectives:

  • To give an overview about the objectives, structure and activities of the club.
  • To give an idea about the activities conducted by the club in the past.
  • To explain about the competitions to be held by the club in the academic year 2016-17.
  • To make new members of the club understand the importance of the club in the overall development of the students.

Anchoring for the programme was done by Aleena Fernandez (BBA SEM 5) and Manisha Karamchandani (BBA SEM 3). The programme was attended by Fr. Benny Joseph, Director, Christ Campus, Dr. Yvonne Fernandes, Principal, Christ College; Dr. K.J. Thankachan, Principal, Christ Institute of Management; faculty members of various departments of Christ College; faculty members of the Christ Institute of Management and student members of the Trendsetters’ Club.

The ceremony started with the floral welcome to the dignitaries followed by prayer song by Karol Doss (MBA AM SEM 5). The inaugural of the club was marked by the lamp lighting by Fr. Benny Joseph, Director, Christ Campus, Dr. Yvonne Fernandes, Principal, Christ College, Dr. K.J.Thankachan, Principal, Christ Institute of Management, Ms. Darshita Ganatra, Coordinator of Trendsetters’ Club, student representatives – Bella Fernandez (BBA SEM 5), Hemang Ambasana (BBA SEM 3), Bhumit Lathia (BBA SEM 1), Murtuza Bharmal (MBA AM SEM 5) and Darshan Gajjar (MBA AM SEM 5).

Dr. Yvonne Fernandes, Principal, Christ College delivered a speech on the occasion whereby she emphasized the role of participation in activities in the all-inclusive development of the students and motivated them to remain active in the club not forgetting their duties and responsibilities.Bella Fernandez (BBA SEM 5), Vidhi Solanki (BBA SEM 3), Mohit Kinger (BBA SEM 5) and Murtuza Bharmal (MBA AM SEM 5) made a presentation on the club wherein they covered various aspects like objectives of the club, activities and competitions conducted by the club in the past, competitions planned for the academic year 2016-17 and various awards instituted by the club. The second part of the presentation was on the recorded views of the ex student members of the club on their experience with the club. Views of the total 9 students who are appointed as mentors for various competitions of the club for the academic year 2016-17 were included. They are:

No Name of the Student Batch Remarks
1 Aakash Parekh 2010-13 Award of the praiseworthy achiever: 2012-13
2 Aagam Parekh 2010-13 Award of the star performer: 2012-13
3 Chintan Raiyani 2010-13 Trendsetter of the year (runners up): 2012-13
4 Nikita Juthani 2010-13 Trendsetter of the year: 2012-13
5 Baisakhi Vohra 2011-14 Award for commendable contribution: 2013-14
6 Jismon George 2011-14 Trendsetter of the year: 2013-14
7 Jayveer Thakker 2012-15 Trendsetter of the year: 2014-15
8 Deepak Pandey 2012-15 Award for remarkable contribution: 2014-15
9 Ronnac Varghese 2012-15 Award for remarkable contribution: 2014-15

In his speech, Dr. K.J Thankachan, Principal, Christ Institute of Management encouraged students to make best use of facilities, resources and expertise made available to them. Ms Darshita Ganatra, Coordinator of the Trendsetters’ Club declared the names of members of different student executive committees of the club. Each committee head took oath on behalf of all committee members whereby they all gave an assurance of sincere and dedicated work in the club.

Orientation Function: Khushboo Makkar (BBA SEM 5) and Crizelle Rodrigues (BBA SEM 3) made a presentation on the department of Business Administration. They covered several aspects, viz. faculty members of the department, faculty members from the other department teaching in BBA classes, unique features and practices of the department, functions and activities of the department, competitions conducted by the department, achievements of the students of the department, departmental and college level awards, etc. This gave an overall idea and understanding about the department to the first year students of the department.

This was followed by a short movie presentation on La Explorazione, an intra-campus talent hunt, to be organized by the Christ Institute of Management in the academic year 2016-17. Dr. Bhumika Achhnani, Assistant professor Christ institute of Management gave a brief idea about the event. Ms. Manali Galani TYBBA proposed vote of thanks and it was followed by Christ College anthem.

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