Innovative Lecture Series Session on Personality and Graphology

HNIMR is keen to create awareness among the students on several aspects that supplement and complement to their managerial skills. Therefore we arrange some sessions of the experts under “Innovative Lecture Series”. Such value addition sessions help them for self assessment and to maintain work and personal life balance.

Under the initiative of “Innovative Lecture Series”, we organized a lecture on “Personality and Graphology” on 17th Feb 2014 to all MBA students. Graphology is the technique of handwriting analysis that helps to explore personality traits and many more. This analysis is useful to find the lacuna within and improve accordingly. Mr. Ashish Shah, expert in the field delivered the session and grabbed the attention of students towards Self Development. Students were satisfied with the inputs and got encouraged to focus on Self Analysis for Self Development. The programme was conducted under the guidance of Director, Dr. Jagdish N. Pol and Prof. Suvarna V. Dhamdhere.


Marketing Conclave – 2014

Smt. Hiraben Nanavati Instiute of Management and research for Women (HNIMR) organised a Marketing Conclave on 21st Feb 2014 on Social Media Space -The Business driver .The event was a panel discussion graced by Mr Milind Lele proprietor Saransh Adverstsing Agency and LMC Chairman HNIMR,Mr.Ketan Gandhi Senior Management Consultant and IIM Ahmedabad Alumnus, Sanjay Savarkar Media Consulatant,Mr.Madhav Gokhale News Editor Sakal Pune.,Mr Ajinkya Kulkarni CMO Works Ware Solutions,Mr.Sagar Deshpande Co-founder Let’s Webify Ecommerce Solutions,Mr Vishram Dhole Assistant professor Dept of Mass communication, Pune University.

MarketingConclaveThe panelist discussed social media in perspective of business model. Customer service and support, usefulness in B2B organisations, audience engagement and various other strategic imperatives. The discussion was extremely successful as students received important insights about social media. The event was coordinated by Marketing Department faculty Members Dr. Ashok Pawar, Prof. Pallavi Kasande, Dr. Kamlakar Munde, Prof. Jyoti Gaikwad and Prof. Nivedita Pantavane

Field Visit at Labour Court and Labour Commissioners Office

HNIMR Girls on Field Visit at Labour Court and Labour Commissioners’ Office

Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha’s, management college – “Hiraben Nanavati Institute of Management and Research for Women” (HNIMR), did always believed in giving practical exposer to students through ‘Field Visits’ and ‘Study visits’ along with conventional classroom teaching.

This time, to improve students’ understanding of statutory compliances and IR, the institute took them on ‘Study Visit’ at ‘Labour Court’ & ‘Labour Commissioners’ Office and ‘Field Visit’ at KSB Pumps.

StudyVisit_HR_LabourCourtThe Study Tour at ‘Labour Court’ was scheduled on 3rd Feb 2014, wherein students observed closely the proceedings in Labour Court rooms and Industrial Court rooms. Mr.Joshi – The Investigation Officer oriented students briefly on the processes at the ‘Labour Court’.

Another Study Tour was arranged at ‘Labour Commissioners’ Office’, Wakadewadi Pune on 10th Feb 2014.

Mr. Sambhaji W. Kakade – Asst. Labour Commissioner addressed students and explained the work at ‘Labour Commissioners’ Office’ which happens at three levels.

1. Enforcement of various Labour Laws.

2. Working as Conciliator during Industrial Dispute.      &

3. Conducting socio-economic survey.

On 22nd Feb 2014, HNIMR HRM students were at KSB Plant, Chichwad for ‘Industrial visit’.

Wherein Mr. Shridhar Jadhav, Deputy Manager – HRD briefed students about the Labour Welfare activities carried out by the organisation and StudyVisit_HR_KSB1the way company takes care of statutory compliances. This interactive session was followed by the round on ‘shop floor’.

The students were amazed with the way KSB takes care of their employees and about ‘statutory compliance’ they could understand the implementations at plant level.

These visits gave conceptual clarity & practical insight to students.

Students are being placed in ICICI Prudential Life Insurance

Congratulations to our students for being placed in ICICI Prudential Life Insurance


Varsha Shrivastav


Vaibhavi Tanna


Shalini Singh


Priyanka Gorkar


Mayura Metha


Deepali Jagtap


Ground-Zero 2014 – Inter College Sports Event

IMG_3871Smt. Hiraben Nanavati Institute of Management and Research for Women (HNIMR) hosted an inter college sports event – Ground-Zero, on 27th and 28th February 2014. The tournament witnessed overwhelming and enthusiastic response from Under Graduates and Post Graduate colleges.  In total 165 students – girls and boys, participated.IMG_3842

Under Ground-zero tournaments, matches were conducted in the following 6 games:

1. Volleyball

2. Basketball

3. Table Tennis

4. Carrom

5. Chess

6. Suryanamaskar


Shri. N.D. Patil, Managing Committee Member, MKSSS IMG_3795

& Dr. Jagdiah Pol, Director, HNIMR inaugurated the event.

The competition was really tough. We had sports experts for judging the performance.

Details of Winners:

Game Category Name of Student Place
Volleyball Girls Cummins College of Engineering, Pune Winner
Sidhivinayak College of Arts and Commerce, Pune Runner-up
 IMG_3904 Boys Pemraj Sardar College, Ahamednagar Winner
Modern College of Arts, Science & Commerce Runner-up
Basketball Girls BVP, Pune Winner
 IMG_3896 Sinhgad College, Pune Runner-up
Boys Chandra Shekhar Agashe College of Physical Education Winner
Table Tennis Girls Cummins College of Engineering, Pune Winner
Smt.Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture, Pune Runner-up
Boys MMCOEP, Pune Winner
AISSMS, Pune Runner-up
Carrom IMG_3884 Girls Sidhivinayak College of Arts and Commerce, Pune Winner
HNIMR, Pune Runner-up
Boys Sinhgad Institute of Technology, Pune Winner
COEP, Pune Runner-up
Chess Girls Chandra Shekhar Agashe College of Physical Education, Pune Winner
Cummins College of Engineering, Pune Runner-up
Boys Fergusson College, Pune Winner
Indira College, Pune Runner-up
Suryanamaskar Girls Chandra Shekhar Agashe College of Physical Education, Pune Winner
 IMG_3732 Sidhivinayak College of Arts and Commerce, Pune Runner-up

The event was well co-ordinated by Student Volunteer, under the guidance of IMG_3839Student Coordinators – Ms. Ujwala Matale, Ms. Vijyeta Bhatia & Ms. Ankita Belekar and


Faculty Coordinator –  Prof. IMG_3709Prashant Mamarde  &  Prof.Archana Tatkar.


Innovative Lecture Series Session on Green Marketing

Department of Marketing, HNIMR has organised a session on “Green Marketing” on 5th Mar.2014 at the Institute’s Auditorium as a 1st session of the innovative lecture series. Mr. Mandar Thosar delivered the session and shared his views on the evolution of marketing, history of green marketing, 8 p’s of green marketing, levels and strategies to promote  green marketing etc. along with case of Ben & Jerry as well as views of Jacquelyn Ottman.

It is an initiative by the dept. to expose 2nd year students to the recent trends.

National Seminar – 2014

MKSSS’S HNIMR had organized a national seminar on “Entrepreneurship: The Growth Paradigm” on 14th & 15th Feb. 2014. The session was inaugurated by the Chief Guest – Ms. Zelum Choubal, Director Kesari Travels & Guest of Honor Mr. Anant Sardeshmukh – Director General, MCCIA, in the presence of Smt. Snehalata Sahastrabuddhe, President MKSSS, Mr. Ravindra Deshpande – Secretary, MKSSS, Mr. Milind Lele – Chairman, LMC HNIMR and the Director of HNIMR, Dr. Jagdish N. Pol. Mr. Milind Lele welcomed Inaugural-1 the delegates and participants for the seminar giving information about the Samstha and its working. Dr. Jagdish Pol gave information about HNIMR and the background of the seminar. Ms. Zelum Choubal spoke about entrepreneurship in the East and the West and its growth in the Service Sector. Mr. Anat Sardeshmukh addressed the participants related to the theme giving elaborate information about the growth prardigm in Entrepreneurship. Eminent experts from industry like Mr. Susshruth Apshankar – Assistant V.P. Commercial, Idea Cellular and Mr. Shailendra Goswami, Mentor and Chairman, Pushkaraj Ltd. addressed the participants on “Intrapreneurship: A Corporate View to Entrepreneurship”.

A Panel Discussion was conducted on “Entrepreneurship in Entertainment Industry” by Suparna Gangal – a Documentary Filmaker and alumini, HNIMR. The Panelists for the discussion were Mr. Shriranga Godbole, Producer, Director, CEO Indian Magic Eye Ltd. Panel-from-Film-IndustryMr. Milind Lele, Producer, Director, CEO – Saransh Ads, Mr. Narendra Bhide, Editor, and Mr. Vishal Inamdar, Producer & Director. All of them focussed on various dimensions of entrepreneurial opportunities in the Entertainment Industry.

Another aspect of Entrepreneurship i.e. Social Entrepreneurship was put forth with the help of a Panel Discussion by Smt. Rajani Paranjape, Entrepreneur – Door Step School, Dr. Priyadarshini Karve Entrepreneur – Samuchit Eco Tech, Dr. Rajendra Hiremath – Raj Group. The Panel Discussion was conducted by the students of HNIMR, Miss Rucha Deshpande and Ms. Shilpa Ghube.

Dr.-Meeran-BorvankarThe Entrepreneurship Ventures in Prison were also discussed by Dr. Meeran Borwankar, Additional Additional Director General of Police – Maharashtra Prisons Department. The practical philosophy of Entrepreneurship was narrated by successful Entrepreneurs, Mr. Social-EntreMilind Jagtap, Chief Mentor & Chairperson – SOFTHARD Automation Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Jagdish Kadam, Chairman – Raj Group, Ms. Anagha Vaidya, Director– Banana Leaves Ad. Agency. This session was chaired by Dr. Sachin Vernekar, Director – IMED, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune who concluded the session by addressing the participants about the right attitude and traits that an Entrepreneur should have.

Students, teachers from Management Institutes all over the country and delegates participated & presented their research papers on various sub – themes related to the seminar.

The seminar was validated by Chairman — Mr. Kishor Desai, Chairman & Managing Director – Kishor Pumps, Chief Guest — Dr. E. B. Khedkar, Dean – Management Studies, University of Pune, Guest of Honour — Dr. Sayalee Gankar, Chairman, Women Entreprenuers – MCCIA & Director – MITSOM in the presence of Dr. Jagdish Pol, Director HNIMR and Dr. Mukund Tapkir, H.O.D., HNIMR. Prof. Pallavi Kasande and Prof. Sonali Parchure coordinated the National Seminar.



University Sponsored Workshop on Personality development

Smt Hiraben Nanavati Instiute of Management and research for Women (HNIMR) organised Pune University sponsored one day workshop on personality development on 25st Feb 2014. Around hundred students from various under-graduate colleges in Pune participated in the workshop. The workshop covered topics such as goal setting, developing positive Attitude, Motivation, Perception, Ideation and Entrepreneurship as a career. Ms Ketki Joshi, trainer, Bumbulbee and Prof Pallavi Kasande, psycologist and faculty from HNIMR conducted sessions.


The participation of students was overwhelming as they played games and solved exercises to uncover the facet of their personality. The event was coordinated by Dr Ashok Pawar,Prof Jyoti Gaikwad,Prof Ganesh Lotke.