Mr Bhavin Dabhi, alumni of BE (Mechanical Engineering, batch of 2000), Institute of Technology, owner of Universal Designovation Lab LLP(UDLAB) has designed and developed a fully automatic Walk Through Mass Disinfector machine. The machine is installed at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (SVP) Hospital-Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Rajkot Collector Office, Rajkot Municipal Commissioner Office, Rajkot Police Commissioner Office, etc. He has also installed one such machine at Nirma University campus in the month of May 2020.
Alumni-Faculty Online Meet
Civil Engineering Department, SoE, Institute of Technology organised an online alumni meet on May 24, 2020 for Alumnus working in government and semi government sector. 18 alumni and 10 faculty members were present during the online meet. They shared their experience about their job responsibilities and also discussed about strengthening the alumni forum. The alumni who were a part of the meet include, Grishma Rathva, Deputy Collector (Govt of Gujarat); Rashika Kapil, Executive Engineer (R&B Department); Rahul Upadhay, and Bhavesh Pethani, Executive Engineer (Kalpsar Department); Harsh Bhadja, Assistant Engineer (Kalpsar Department); Mehul Darji, Deputy Executive Engineer (Kalpsar Department); Deep Shah, Mihir Chauhan, and Ankit Chaudhary, Deputy Executive Engineer (R&B department); Dhrudip Patel, Assistant Engineer (Kalpsar Department); Archan Patel, Assistant Engineer (Irrigation Department); Hitesh Limbasiya, Executive Project Engineer (Sabarmati Gas Limited); Deepesh Taraiya, Assistant Engineer (Rajkot Municipal Corporation); Dhruv Prajapati, Assistant Engineer (Sardar Sarovar Nigam Ltd); Karan Metra, and Sachin Patel, Assistant Engineer (R&B Department); Ronak Prajapati, Assistant Engineer (Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation); and Chaitanya Vadher, Assistant Engineer (R&B Department).
Alumni-Student Interaction Webinar Series
Institute of Law organised Alumni-Student Interaction Webinar Series from May 12, 2020- May 27, 2020. The aim of the webinar series is to foster interaction and set up connections between alumni and students. The alumni provided career guidance to the students in the field of litigation, in-house counsel, judiciary, academics, law firms, international studies and non-legal fields. The speakers for the various sessions were as follows:
‘Pursuing career as a litigator’- Mr Sandeep Bansiwal, Founder Advocate at Sandeep Bansiwal & Associates; Ms Veenu Nanavati, Advocate Gujarat High Court; Mr Jaimin Dave, Advocate, Gujarat High Court; Mr Tirth Nayak, Advocate, Gujarat High Court; and Ms Gunjan Jadwani, Advocate, Allahabad High Court.
‘Pursuing career as in-house counsel’- Mr Apurv Shah, Legal Manager at L&T Infrastructure Development Projects; Ms Shriya Jain, Manager- Legal Strategy, CMD’s Office, Ozone Group; Mr Varun Israni, Associate Manager with Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd; Mr Archan Shah, Legal Counsel at Standard Chartered Bank; and Ms Pathmaja Raghunathan, Legal Manager at HDFC Bank Ltd.
‘Pursuing career as a judicial officer’- Ms Isha Sanghi, Special Metropolitan Magistrate, Jodhpur Metropolitan, Rajasthan; Mr Divyakant Singh Rathore, Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate, Uttar Pradesh; Ms Chitrakshi Singh, Additional Civil Judge and Metropolitan Magistrate, Jaipur, Rajasthan; Mr Devansh Agrawal, Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh; and Ms Ridhima Johari, Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate First Class, Anand, Gujarat.
‘Pursuing career as an IP Lawyer’- Ms Saumya Gupta, Associate Khaitan and Company; Mr Amay Jain, Associate Sujata Chaudhri and IP Attorneys; Mr Prajoy Dutta, Associate, Anand & Anand & Khimani; Ms Namrata Dubey, Associate, Saikrishna Associates; and Mr Harshit Singh Jadoun, Associate, Fidus law Chambers.
‘Pursuing career as an Associate/Senior Associate/Partner in a law firm’- Mr Siddharth Sinha, Senior Associate, J Sagar Associates; Mr Kunal Vyas, Associate Partner, Nanavati Associates; Mr Rushab Dhandokia, Associate L & L Partners; Mr Renjith Nair, Senior Associate, Acuity Law; and Ms Arzoo Virmani, Associate, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.
‘Pursuing a career abroad- Insights and experiences’- Ms Shreemoyee Bhaduri, Associate, Ross Law Group, PLLC New York, United States; Ms Priyantika Sinha Roy Ghosh, Legal Ops, EU Amazon, Luxembourg; Mr Bayar Goswami, Doctoral Fellow in Space Governance, McGill University; Ms Vanya Rakesh, Data Privacy Lawyer, Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands; Ms Krishna Parekh, Associate Attorney, Mark E Seitelman Law Offices, United States.
‘Pursuing a career in academics’- Ms Palak Jagtiani, Adjunct Faculty, Amity University, Dubai; Ms Astha Anup Chaturvedi, Assistant Professor, School of Law, Galgotias University; Mr Pradyumna Anil Purohit, Academic Consultant, Mahatama Gandhi Centre for Peace Studies, O P Jindal Global University; Mr Umang Ghidyal, Assistant Professor, KIIT University, and Ms Jharna Sahijwani, Assistant Professor, Kirit P Mehta School of Law, NMIMS University, Mumbai.
‘Pursuing unconventional career paths’- Mr Mohak Sharma, Head Coach Multifit, Jaipur; Ms Sanjivani Sigh, Co-founder Operations, Spinning Wheel Organisations; Ms Preet Mehta, Co-founder, Chief Digital Media Marketing Manager, Yellow Brick Design; Mr Tanay Tiwari, Anchor and Video Producer, Cricbuzz; and Mr Shiv Patel, Owner, Mocha Ahmedabad.
Career Guidance Sessions by Alumni of Institute of Pharmacy
The following sessions were conducted by alumni of Institute of Pharmacy for the current students:
Mr Rahil Jani, Registered Pharmacist, Canada, delivered a talk on “Scope of Pharmacy in Canada” on May 3, 2020.
Ms Radhika Patel, Quality Head, Westcost Pharma, Ahmedabad, delivered a talk on “Management as a career option after BPharm” on May 4, 2020.
Mr Hitesh Katariya, President, and Founder of PharmaGupshup Academy and Gujarat Forum of Pharmacy Student (GFPS), Ahmedabad delivered a talk on “Preparing for GPAT Exam 2021” on May 5, 2020.
Mr Anand Odedra, Director of Business Development, DOCPLEXUS, Mumbai, delivered a talk on “MBA as a career option after BPharm” on May 6, 2020.
Ms Panvi Patel and Mr Anmol Patwa, Acme Pharmaceuticals, Ahmedabad delivered a talk on “Getting into Pharma Business after BPharm” on May 9, 2020.