HORIZON 2014 – Inter Institute Research Paper Competition

On the 12th of February 2014, Research Cell of Maharishi Karve Stree Shikshan Samthan’s Smt. Hiraben Nanavati Institute of Management and Research for Women conducted its Inter Collegiate Research Paper Competition, HORIZON. Various management institutes from Pune participated in the event. The theme was dedicated to Entrepreneurship. The various sub themes were:

  • Entrepreneurship Opportunities in India
  • Contribution of Social Entrepreneurship towards growth of Indian Economy
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Innovations and Technopreneurship
  • Opportunities and Challenges for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises)

Dr. Jagdiah Pol, Director, HNIMR inaugurated the event. He emphasized on importance of research among management students. The judge for the paper presentations was Ms. Parnavi Lonkar from Cybage Software Pvt. Ltd., an alumni of HNIMR. The presentations were judged on Research Methodology, Content, Presentation and Overall Impact.

The participant gave a touch competition to each other. The first prize was bagged by Mr. Shetanshu Dikshit from PUMBA. The second prize was bagged by Mr. Sandeep Choudhary & Mr. Shashank Chauhan from NICMAR and the third prize was awarded to Ms. Meenal Nanadikar and Ms. Shruti Shinde from HNIMR.

Dr. Mukund Tapkir, Head-Research Center, HNIMR, made his presence on valedictory function. The event was well co-ordinated by Student Coordinators – Ms. Gargi Wasnik & Ms. Aarti Naik and Faculty Coordinator – Prof. Huma Lone.

Faculty Development Programme on MIS (206)

University of Pune (UoP) and Smt. Hiraben Nanavati Institute of Management and Research for Women (HNIMR), jointly organised Faculty Development Programme on Management Information Systems (subject code: 206) on 06th Feb 2014. The FDP oriented faculty members (71 nos.) from various MBA Institutes, affiliated to UoP, about revised course pattern and course restructure.

The objectives of FDP were:

  • Collaborative learning
  • Standardization in content
  • Discussing pedagogy
  • Brainstorming on concurrent evaluation
  • MCQ’s and Sample Question Papers
  • Case Study

Dr._E.D.Khedkar_Dean_MAnagement_Faculty_addressing_the_audience_-_MIS_FDP_6th_feb_2014The programme was inaugurated by esteemed dignitaries, Dr. E.B. Khedkar, Dean, Management Faculty, University of Pune, Dr. Amod Markale, Chairman, Board of Studies, Dr. Shailesh Kasande, Director, VIM , Mr. Purushottam Lele, Chairman, LMC, HNIMR, Dr. Anjali Deshpande, LMC member, HNIMR, Dr. Mukund Tapkir, Head, Research Center, HNIMR and Dr. Jagdish Pol, Director, HNIMR.

The dignitaries emphasized on choice based credit & grading system of MBA course, importance of collaborative learning, need for delivering syllabus with right intentions, and creating eco system for academic excellence.

The resource persons of the FDP were Prof. U.H. Nagarkar, Prof. Umesh Patwardhan, Dr. Sharad Patil, Dr. Anuradha Sarkar, Prof. Shubhada Athawale and Prof. Huma Lone.

Dr. Amod Markale made his presence on valedictory function and concluded the session with positive thought on successful implementation of the course. The overall feedback of the FDP was good. Prof._U.H_Nagarkar_addressing_the_audience_MIS_FDP_6th_feb_2014_copy_

HNIMR’s Felicitation Ceremony – 2014

L.M.C. Chairperson, Shri. Purushottam Lele felicitating Table Tennis Competition winner at PUMBA L.M.C_chairperson_Shri.Purshotam_Lele_Feliciating_Table_Tennis_Competation_winner_at_PUMBA.

L.M.C. member, Prof. N.D. Patil felicitating students

L.M.C_member_Prof._N.D._Patil_felicitating_studentsSinhgad Karandak fashion show winner team donating Rs.50,000, prize amount to Bhaubeej Nidhi of MKSSS


Sinhgad Karandak Fashion Show winner team leader Priti Kshirsagar replying to her felicitation

Sinhgad_Karandak_Fashion_Show_winner_team_leader_Priti_kshirsagar_replying_to_her_felicitationWinner Team of Sinhgad Karandak Fashion Show event 2014 with their Mentors

Winner_Team_of_Sinhgad_Karandak_Fashion_Show_event_2Audience enjoying felicitation ceremony


HR Conclave 2014 at HNIMR


MKSSS’s Smt. Hiraben Nanavati Institute of Management and Research for Women held a HR conclave on the theme – HR in Turbulent times .

The two technical Sessions were on – “Transforming HR for new Business Challenges” and “Developing Next Generation HR Manager” .


Our speakers for the day were Mr. Milind Mutalik , Head Global Human Resource of Synechron Technologies , Mr. Amit Nagpal , Head of Training and Development ,Infosys – BPO , Mr. Rahul Joshi, Assistant Manager , Talent Acquisition ,AXA Insurance and Mr. Prakash Kamat , Ex. VP – HR , John Deere.

Mr. Milind Mutalik, Head, Global Human Resource, Synechron Technologies Mr.Milind_Mutalik_-_Head_Global_Human_Resource_-_Synechron_Technologies

Mr. Amit Nagpal, Head, Training and Development, Infosys BPO, delivering his speech at the HR Conclave 2014

Mr.Amit_Nagpal-_Head_Training_and_Development_Infosys_BPO._.delivering_hie_speech_at_the_H.R_Conclave_2014Mr. Rahul Joshi, Asst.Manager, Talent Acquisition Team, AXA Business Services Pvt.Ltd. at the HR Conclave 2014

Mr.Rahul_Joshi-_Asst.Manager-Talent_Acquisition_Team_-_AXA_Business_Services_Pvt.LtdMr. Prakash Kamat, John Deere, addressing audience at the HR Conclave 2014

Mr.Prakash_Kamat_-_John_Deer_addressing_audience_at_H.R_Conclave_2014Audience attending HR Conclave at HNIMR



Eye check up camp conducted by Community Development Cell

We, HNIMR inculcate various Social and Cultural Values in our students through prudent initiatives under the “Community Development Cell”.
On 5th Feb2014 Smt. Hiraben Institute of Management & Research has organized Free Eye Camp under Community Development Cell activity. This camp was in association with Vision Express Pune. Total 200 students and 40 staff members were benefited from this camp.

An International Accreditation Awareness Seminar at HNIMR


Dr. Douglas, Executive Director, ACBSP – Global Business Accreditation, USA