Report on Ganpati Festival Celebration

In order to let the students stay rooted with Indian culture, HNIMR celebrates various festivals on campus… Ganesh Festival is one of it…

On 13th Sep. 2018 on the occasion of ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ with full enthusiasm HNIMR staff and students installed the ‘Ganesha idol’ in the institute for 7 days. The multi-talented students of HNIMR started preparations for decorations before 7 days only…. glittery papers, beautiful flowers, attractive decoration pieces… witnessed student’s enthusiasm.

These 7 days were filled with grand ‘aartis’, delicious prashad and lots of blessing from ‘Ganpati Bappa’.

On 7th days, traditionally dressed HNIMR students and staff with ‘Fhetas’ participated in Ganpati immersion rally. In the sound of ‘Dhol’ and ‘Taasha’ HNIMR immersed its Ganesh idol. Students are well aware about their social responsibility. We immersed the idol in a tank…. These 7 days were indeed the most enchanting days on the campus.

‘BOOK SHELF ACTIVITY’ was organized on 28.09.18 for MBA Students by HNIMR LIBRARY.

The Guest and Judges for the event were Mrs. Ravee Deshpande, a renowned translator in Pune and Dr. Prachi Murkute, who is working as a faculty of HR at Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute of Management Studies and Research. BVIMSR, Navi Mumbai.

The main objectives of the event were to make students read reference books in management and allied areas and also make them understand ‘How to write a Book Review’ and to make ‘Power Point Presentations related to the book chosen’. 180 students were divided into 15 groups and each group had to choose one book of their choice. They had to read the book and make Model, Power Point Presentation and also write a review on the Book. Management Lessons learnt from the book was the most important aspect of the activity. It was a competition and prizes were declared to best group presentations amongst 15 groups. Apart from top three and consolation prizes, individual prizes for Innovative Model, Innovative Book Review and Innovative PPT were also given.

Dr. Jagdish Pol, Director, HNIMR highlighted the importance of reference reading and importance of team work, planning and execution for management students for success in the long run. Judges too appreciated the efforts done by the students.

The event was an excellent platform for students to browse and read different books related to management and allied areas, study different aspects and research perspectives related to management and also a lesson to work in teams to achieve success.

The event was coordinated by Librarian, Manjushree K Nawale under the guidance of Director, Dr. Jagdish Pol.

Report On Dahi-Handi

Dahi-Handi celebration – a cultural event and a tool to develop ‘Team building and Competitive spirit’ is integral part of college life at HNIMR.

This year on 4th September 2018, HNIMR students celebrated Dahi –handi festival in the college campus.  Director of this institute Dr.Jagdish Pol  and staff members were present for the same. After worshiping lord Krishna, a competition was held between MBA junior and seniors for breaking Handi.  Since last year in order to ensure safety of the students, the student council of HNIMR decided to break the handi in an innovative way. A blind folded team leader broke the handi with a stick and other team members were guiding her through instructions. MBA Juniors won the competition. After victory, for celebrations even seniors joined the juniors and had a gala time…

At end the nutritious ‘prasad’ of ‘gopal kala’ was served to all the attendees…

Cultural co-coordinator

Mrs.Geeta Jadhav ,

Mrs.Manasi Javadekar,

Mrs.Archana Tatkar

Mrs.Priyanka Potdar

‘Esperanza 2018’ – welcome ceremony for MBA – I batch 2018-20

The most awaited event for all the new comers…. an unique blend of management and celebration…. ‘Esperanza 2018 – welcome ceremony for MBA – I batch 2018-20’ was organised by MBA seniors of HNIMR.

Every year this event is been organized by MBA seniors to welcome the juniors in the new environment and help them to cope up with the new beginning in the college!

This year the theme of ‘Esperanza’ was ‘Be your own self’. Fashion show of seniors and juniors, cultural program and selection of Miss. Freshers were the main attractions of the event. After going through 3 different rounds of ‘Miss Fresher’s’, Miss. Gauri Pise secured ‘Miss Fresher’s’ crown and runner up was Miss.Rekha Singh.

Girls were beautifully dressed according the theme and the uniqueness of all the students was visible in the evening. This year the institute announced 3 new titles ‘Miss Hatke’, ‘Miss Best Personality, ‘Miss Photogenic’.

Below listed students secured these titles :-

‘Miss Hatke’ – Miss.Lubaina,

‘Miss Best Personality’ – Miss.Prakruti Kumar,

‘Miss Photogenic ’ – Miss.Shraddha Jamdar.

The entire event was a great learning for all the senior students from management point of view and for juniors a warm welcome party! It was indeed a mesmerising ceremony…..


Annual Award Function – 2018

The Annual Award Function of Smt. Hiraben Nanavati Institute of Management and research for Women was held on 17th April’18. These awards were given for academic excellence and other Co- curricular achievements of the MBA Students. The Chief Guest for the event was Dr.  N. S. Umarani, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Savitribai Phule Pune University and the Guest of Honor for the event was Prof. N.D Patil , Vice-Chairman (MKSSS), LMC-Chairman (HNIMR) and Mrs. Sulakshana  Sule , Regional Proposals Manager, Metito Overseas Ltd.

The Director of the institute Dr Jagdish Pol welcomed & felicitated the guests and briefed the audience about the activities and achievements of the Institute. Then Dr.  N. S. Umarani , Prof. N. D. Patil and Mrs. Sulakshana  Sule addressed the gathering.

The  Annual Award Function  witnessed  the  celebration   of  the  awardees  and their  parents,  the  unending  support  of  the  teaching   and  non-teaching  staff  for  it  to  become  a  success  and  the  endless   support  and the  guidance  of    Director , Dr.  Jagadish  Pol.

Prof. N. D. Patil (Vice-Chairman MKSSS) felicitating to Dr. N. S. Umarani in Annual Award Function 2018 Dr. N. S. Umarani felicitating to Student Council 2017 in Annual Award Function 2018

At the end Ms. Swarada Karve , President of the SCC 2018-19 proposed the vote of thanks. The event was coordinated by Prof. Pranita Sonar & Dr. Arpita Singh under the able guidance of the Director Dr. Jagdish Pol.


Anubandh – Alumnae Meet 2018

On 10th March, 2018 Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha’s Smt. Hiraben Nanavati Institute of Management and Research celebrated “Anubandh 2018”. It was an Alumnae meet organized by the institute. More than 100 alumnae from 1998-2016 batches were present for this event.

On this occasion, all the alumnae visited  Maharshi Karve Museum, Maharshi Karve and Baya Karve’s samadhi, Zhopadi etc. Information regarding various departments within HNIMR was presented through exhibition stalls. Cultural programs were also arranged by current students of the institutes.   Few alumnae participated in the event through video conferencing.

Games like “Chai pe Charcha” and various fun activities were organized for entertainment. These activities were enjoyed a lot by alumnae as their nostalgic college memories were revived again.

Dignitaries like personnel officer of  MKSSS, Mr. Girish Huddar sir and public relation Officer  MKSSS  Mr. Pradeep Waje Sir, also graced their presence for event. They gave information about various schemes under the MKSSS.

The whole event was organized under guidance of director of the institute, Dr. Jagdish Pol Sir. Faculty in charge Prof. Suvarna Dhamdhere and Prof. Pranita Sonar also contributed their skills and efforts under his guidance to make this event successful.





Industrial Visit at RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd.

On 7th Mar’18 MBA Jr. Students visited RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd.                    44 MBA Jr. Students and 2 faculty members, Ms. Geeta Jadhav & Ms. Priyanka Poddar visited the company.

Mr. Kalpesh Girame (Manager – HR) and Mr. Dinesh Bandal (TQM – Manager) oriented the students on following points:

  1. About RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd.                 .
  2. Along with the Plant visit the corporates briefed the students about the products and the operations at the shop floor.
  3. The Compensation & benefits policies of the organization were shared.
  4. The operational synopses of HR, Finance & Operations were also discussed by the corporates.
  5. Employee engagement activities.
  6. The corporates also gave an inview to the students regarding the various opportunities and openings they can have in the sector.

This visit gave an opportunity to students to visualize the operation of Manufacturing Company.

Industrial Visit at Wilo Mather Platt Pumps Pvt Ltd

On 6th Mar’18 MBA Jr. Students visited Wilo Mather Platt Pumps Pvt Ltd. to get a practical exposure through Industrial Trek. It was indeed an informative visit.       34 MBA Jr. Students and 2 faculty members, Dr. Jyoti Gaikwad and Ms. Archana Tatkar were present for the Industrial visit.

Mr. Ashish Patil (Sr.Manager – HR) oriented the students on following points:

  1. About Wilo Mather Platt Pumps Pvt Ltd.
  2. The calibrated strategic operational measures taken up by the company.
  3. Company specially deals with the customized product manufacturing.
  4. Employee welfare policies.
  5. Employee engagement activates.
  6. Employee relations, Grievance Procedures and challenges faced by HR in the Organizations.

This visit gave an opportunity to students to visualize the operation of a Manufacturing Company.

Industrial Visit at FIAT India Automobiles Ltd.

On 15th March’18 MBA Jr. Students visited FIAT India Automobiles Ltd  ( Ranjangaon ,Pune).

41 MBA Jr. Students and 2 Faculty Members, Dr. Arpita Singh & Ms. Pranita Sonar visited the Company.

Mr. Pankaj Pradeep – GM (HR) and Mr. Prashant Das- Manager (Finance) along with Mr. Nilesh Mane – Assistant Manager (HR/IR) oriented the students on following points:

  1. About the FIAT India Automobiles Ltd.
  2. Regarding the Acquisition of Chrysler by FIAT.
  3. Strategic orientations of dealing with the Cultural Changeover due to the Acquisition.
  4. The HR & Finance perspectives of FIAT.
  5. WCM Characteristics of FIAT, which fetch them the silver award.
  6. They shared the input of increase in the Female ratio among the staff members as a part of their Management decision

‘MINDSMEET’ Event was organized on 31st Jan 2018 for MBA students by HNIMR LIBRARY.

The Chief Guest for the event were Mr. Dharmendra Rai, Mumbai’s first MIND MAP trainer. Sir has conducted 318 MIND MAP Seminars which is probably a world record. Sir is probably the most endorsed trainer in the world on LinkedIn. Dharmendra Rai Sirs videos on TED x channel has more than 2 BILLOION views. Sir was the first person in the world to talk on TED x on creativity and Mind Mapping and Invisible Selling. Sir is ranked as the most recognized trainer in India in India twice in a row, in 2015 and 2016 by optris.

The main objective of the event was to bring a reputed trainer on board so that the students could interact with the trainer and gain insights on the topic “Invisible Selling”. This session was very interactive which helped the students in developing a more positive personality and increase their confidence level to face the challenges of the corporate world.

The event was coordinated by Librarian, Manjushree K Nawale with the help of students under the guidance of Director, Dr. Jagdish N Pol.