As part of the celebration of Silver Jubilee year of the Institute of Technology, Nirma University, the Instrumentation and Control Engineering department organised ‘Alumni Entrepreneurs Meet’ on Dec 21, 2019. The idea was to provide a networking platform to the alumni of the ICE department. More than 25 alumni participated in the event and presented their current business work.
Kaizen, the Alumni Relations Committee of Institute of Management, Nirma University organised “Alma Utsav” on Oct 5, 2019. Around 150 alumni along with their family members attended the event.
A host of activities were planned for the day which included, campus visit, Nirma merchandise stall, a stall of craft items prepared by the children of Nirmaan Foundation, photo booth, faculty interaction session, followed by curriculum review and general body meeting.
Adding to the charm of the day were the performances by Nirmaan Foundation, Chehre and Fiesta Clubs. The day concluded with dinner and dancing on the tunes of garba as “Rangeelo Raas-The Garba Night”.
Ms Bhakti Pujara, Project Lead, IConflux Technologies Pvt Ltd conducted a lecture session on “Stages of Agile Retrospective and its importance in Product Development” for MCA students on Nov 16, 2019.
Mr Kaushal Kachhiya, Delivery Manager, IC1onflux Technologies Pvt Ltd and Mr Parth Acharya, co-founder of a service based technology startup, Trinarybits gave a lecture on “New trend going towards MEAN stack” for MCA students on Nov 16, 2019.
Mr Amar Patel, alumni of Institute of Technology, Nirma University donated a “GPU based Cluster for high speed computing” to the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University. Mr Patel conducted an informative session on it on Oct 5, 2019.
Dr Purvi Zaveri, an alumna of Institute of Science, Nirma University received recognition for her efforts in developing innovative teaching-learning material for Microbiology learning.She was felicitated at “India International Science Festival” held during Nov 5-8, 2019 at Kolkata by Ms Roopa Ganguly, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. Dr Zaveri received the award in the category of “Women Entrepreneur & Scientist” for her creative construction of 3D printed Aspergillus niger model, circuit-based kingdom classification and innovative wastewater solutions as a product of her venture called “Microcity”.
Ms Sweta Kesur, an alumnus of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Institute of Technology (batch of 2016), won the “Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award” in Dubai on Oct 31, 2019. She won a business growth fellowship funding sponsored by Goldman Sachs.
City Meets for Alumni
On Dec 14, 2019, alumni city meets were organised in four cities viz. Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune for the Institute of Management alumni. Close to 111 alumni across the four cities attended the meet. The city meets consisted of discussion on ways to strengthen the alumni-institute relations. Other topics included, to implement CHRO lecture series, to organise a Batch Meet for the batch of 1998-2000, and implement the Revamp Mentorship Programme effectively.