MITCOE, Alumni Cell had organizedYoung Alumni Meet 2015 on 21st Feb 2015 at MIT lawns. The occasion was graced by almost 175 Alumni from last 9 batches.
MITCOE has taken up many initiatives to take the institute to a new height of excellence. So as per the guidance of Prof. Dr. Mangesh Karad Sir, MITCOE Alumni Cell had invited nominations from the alumni to contribute in various activities like Technology Business Incubation (TBI), Centre of Excellence (CoE), Entrepreneurship cell, Higher Studies Cell, Placement support, Sponsorship for technical programs, conducting guest lectures, seminars, workshops, Office Bearers for 2015-17, Curriculum Development Cell, Internship and Industrial Visit and Judging for technical events. Around 60 nominations were received from the alumni in all of these activities.
The registration of nominated alumni began at 3:00 pm followed by interaction of those alumni with all the Heads of the departments for Continuing Alumnus Contribution under elevenareas.The alumni were given Letter of Association with MITCOE. This activity was carried over till 6.00 pm.
The formal function of Alumni Meet began at 6.00 pm with the traditional lighting of lamp by Hon. Prof. Dr. Mangesh T. Karad , Executive Director and Secretary, MAEER’s MIT Group of Institutions, Prof. Dr. Ramachandra V. Pujeri, Vice Principal, MITCOE, Prof. Sukhada Bhingarkar, Alumni Cell Coordinator, MITCOE, Mr. Shrikant Mudholkar, Chairman, Alumni Council and Ms. Mrunmayee Birari, Deputy Chairman, Alumni Council.The Alumni Meet was also attended by Heads of Department, Deans, faculties from various departments, other alumni cell members, Registrar Mr. A.R. Bhalerao, office staff and student council members.
The Alumni was welcomed by Prof. Sukhada Bhingarkar, Alumni Cell Coordinator, MITCOE and updated the alumni about ongoing research work and other new initiatives taken up in the college.The Alumni cell members of 2012-14 and 2014-15 were felicitated by Prof. Dr. Mangesh T. Karad Sir and Prof. Dr. Ramachandra V. PujeriSir for their active participation and incredible support during alumni meets.
This was followed by the speech of Shrikant Mudholkar, Chairman, Alumni Cell wherein he shared his college memories and called for Alumni supports in various ways in order to raise the college at different levels.
Mr. Adityakumar Singh, Joint General Secretary, MITCOE highlighted about the activitiescarried out in all the departments in the year 2013-14. The event was glittered with speech by Mr. Aroh Velankar, Alumnus, Mechanical Department who expressed his gratitude towards the college for supporting him in shaping his career.
MITCOE conferred two alumni awards during this meet: Pride of MITCOE and Young Entrepreneur Award. The award was presented to the awardees by the hand of the dignitaries on the dais.
1. Pride of MITCOE – 2015: Mr. Hrishikesh Utpat, Alumnus, Department of Computer Engineering. He is Assistant Commissioner, Indian Revenue Service, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. On behalf of Hrishikesh, his parents received the award. They expressed their gratefulness and communicated the message given by Hrishikesh.
2. Young Entrepreneur Award – 2015: Mr. Bharat Makwana, Alumnus, Department of Computer Engineering. He is founder and Chief Technology Officer of Woxiwhich is a privately held technology company involved in helping companies improve their technology strategies & decision-making efficiency through innovation, technology & partnerships. Bharat put on the message to work hard in life andto be passionate.
Prof. Dr. Ramachandra V. Pujeri, Vice Principal, MITCOE, speaking on this occasion, highlighted that alumni are the backbone of the institution and the alumni feedback is very important in the process of accreditation. He also appealed to all alumni to be a part of Grand Alumni Enclave which is going to be held on 3rd Feb 2016.
Prof. Dr. Mangesh T. Karad Sir, Executive Director and Secretary, MAEER’s MIT Group of Institutions addressed the gathering wherein he emphasized the need for strengthening the linkage between the Alumni and MIT COE and current students.He congratulated and blessed the Alumni for their achievement and wished them luck for all the future endeavors.The meet was concluded by vote of thanks given by Ms. Mrunmayee Birari, Deputy Chairman, Alumni Council.
The alumni then had gala dinner with the faculties of the institute where great happiness was observed everywhere with old students being nostalgic about the years that they had spent in the college. They were rather emotional on reminiscing their life in the college.
A memento was given to all the Alumni as a token of love & appreciation. The Meet ended with a sweet hope of Meeting again with Alumni next year.