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SAMVEDNA (SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY CELL)

Samvedna 2022 - 2023

National Youth Day

TGBS, Social Responsibility Cell celebrated ‘National Youth Day’ on January 12, 2023. The event was organized to sensitize students about the teachings of Swami Vivekanand & encourage the youth community to contribute towards the growth & expansion of the nation. Activities included pledge taking ceremony, quiz & speech about learnings from Swami Vivekanand. The event instilled a sense of responsibility among the student community. Knowledge gained was 3 Ps, management lessons from Swami Vivekanand, social awareness. Skills acquired were speaking, thinking, presentation. Attitude instilled was a sense of responsibility towards the nation.

Joy of Giving

TGBS under Social Responsibility Cell in collaboration with Being Sevak (NGO) organized “Joy of Giving” drive to commemorate Christmas eve .The drive included distribution of blankets to the under-privileged people at various locations of Borivali & Kandivali. Key learnings from the drive was to understand the daily needs of under-privileged people (K), acquired planning, organizing & communication skills & instilled an attitude of giving back to the society  TGBS made a financial contribution for the noble cause. The drive was an attempt to address “No poverty-SDG 1” as one amongst the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 

Workshop on POSH  

Thakur Global Business School (TGBS) under Social Responsibility Cell (SRC) and Women Development Committee (WDC) had organized a “Workshop on POSH” on 3rd December 2022 for teaching and non-teaching staff members as per AICTE requirement for creating awareness for Implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. The resource person for the session was Prof. Anuja Roy. She is a POSH Certified trainer. The session focused on spreading awareness of the POSH act guidelines on prevention on sexual harassment at the workplace.

Discrimination against women  

Social Responsibility Cell, in collaboration with Women’s Development committee organized an experiential activity ‘Pakhwada’ on the topic “Discrimination against Women” on 29th November 2022. The activity focused on encouraging students’ thoughts on ways to eradicate discrimination against women in any form. The discussion also endeavored in promoting ‘Gender Equality’. PGDM students participated with full enthusiasm & have gained from this pragmatic activity. 

The knowledge gathered is innovative ways to exterminate discrimination against women. Skills acquired are public speaking, creativity & logical reasoning. Attitude embarked is commitment towards encouraging gender equality in one’s own capacity.

Constitution Day  

Social Responsibility Cell celebrated Indian Constitution Day on 26th November 2022. Events included:

  1. Pledge taking ceremony
  2. E-integrity pledge via https://mpa.gov.in/constitution-day
  3. Quiz on “ The Constitution of India”
  4. 2 minutes silence to pay homage to the martyrs of 26/11

PGDM students & teaching & non-teaching staff participated in the event. The activities highlighted the significance of the constitution of India. Knowledge engrained is fundamental rights & duties of Indian citizens. Skills acquired are planning, organizing, and public speaking. Attitude instilled is patriotism & respect towards Indian Constitution.

Vigilance Awareness week   

Social Responsibility Cell celebrated Vigilance Awareness Week on October 31, 2022 & November 03, 2022. Events included:

  • Pledge taking ceremony
  • Skit on “Corruption Free India for a developed Nation”
  • Role Play on the journey & contribution of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patelji
  • Slogan making competition
  • Awareness about evil effects of corruption & e-integrity pledge by students, teaching & non-teaching staff

84 PGDM students & 16 teaching & non-teaching staff attended the event. Top 3 slogans from students & staff were felicitated. Knowledge engrained is evil effects of corruption & contribution from Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patelji’s life trajectory. Skills acquired are planning, communication, organizing, and creativity. Attitude instilled is amicability, collaborative approach.

Beach Cleaning Activity  

Social Responsibility Cell in collaboration with Being Sevak (NGO) organized beach cleaning activity at Aksa beach, Malad-west on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, 02 October, 2022. The activity was conducted under the Indian Government’s Swachh Bharat Mission. Overall 21 TGBS students participated as volunteers to clean a part of the beach. This activity added value to the environment sustainability & improve the quality of marine life.

Knowledge attained were ways to reduce pollution in the marine ecosystem & sensitization towards environment sustainability. Skills acquired included techniques to remove wastage from the ocean & attitude instilled was sensitivity towards marine ecosystem.

International Peace Day  

Social Responsibility Cell celebrated International Peace Day on September 21, 2022. The activities included dissemination of information on the relevance of peace within the lives of human being. A quiz was conducted with an endeavor to evaluate knowledge about International Peace Day. PGDM sem 1 & sem 3 students attended the event along with faculty members.

Knowledge gathered includes significance of International Peace Day. Skills acquired are listening, thinking. Attitude instilled was acceptance towards national days of significance & respect for history of India.

Menstrual Health & Hygiene Management  

Social Responsibility Cell (SRC), in collaboration with Whisper organized a guest session on “Menstrual Health & Hygiene Management” for female students, teaching & non-teaching female staff members. The session was conducted on August 27, 2022 & is an extension activity by SRC. Overall, 98 internal participants & 29 external participants attended the session. The outcomes of the session were awareness about menstrual health & hygiene practices, personality enhancement techniques, listening & demonstration skills.

Save the Flag 

On the eve of 75th Independence Day, Social Responsibility Cell, in collaboration with Being Sevak (NGO) organized a cleanliness drive under “Save the Flag” campaign, on August 16, 2022. The areas covered were by the volunteers of TGBS:

  • Farid estate
  • Singh estate
  • Chikalwadi
  • Siddarth Nagar
  • Thakur village

The activity aimed at ensuring environment sustainability & endeavors to maintain the respect & dignity of the national flag.

75th Independence day Celebration 

Social Responsibility Cell celebrated 75th Independence Day at TGBS from 10th August – 16th August, 2022 by organizing various activities in the mentioned dates.

  • 10th August – 12 August, 2022 – Creating awareness about independence Day & invoke feeling of patriotism, Flag Hoisting
  • 13 August 2022 – Visit to Municipal School , poster making Competition
  • 14 August 2022 – Skit on “Swach Vichar Swach Samaaj & Quiz Competition
  • 15 August 2022 – Central gathering & Flag Hoisting with parade
  • 16 August 2022 – “Save the Flag” Drive in collaboration with Being Sevak “NGO”

The activities created a sense of patriotism amongst the students & other members & was an enriching experience for the teaching, non-teaching staff & students. The skills acquired were strategizing, planning, organizing, creativity, team work. Attitude gained includes unity & adaptive.

 

Hygiene Practices 

Social Responsibility Cell organized a visit at Lalji Trikamji Hindi Shala, Municipal School, Borivali-E & conducted following activities:

  • Session by TGBS students on “Hygiene Practices” for grade 3- 8 children
  • Fun learning games
  • Distribution of 100 notebooks to the school

The activities proved to be a learning experience for TGBS students & also contributed to the social upliftment of the children at the municipal school. The Principal & teachers appreciated the efforts of TGBS. The children were excited to learn & enjoyed fun games.

The visit embarked a sense of ownership & responsibility amongst the students participated in the visit. The skills acquired were planning, organizing, creativity, team work. Attitude gained includes sensitivity & empathy.

International Yoga Day 

Social Responsibility cell organized International Yoga Day event at TGBS on June 21, 2022. Activities included DMS, guided yoga exercises for the Teaching & Non-teaching staff. For BLs, in addition to yoga exercises, theme based research & presentation activity was organized followed by R&R. Various topics on the theme “Yoga for Enhanced Productivity’ was assigned to the BLs. The experiential activity added value to the KSA of the BLs. Lastly, the event ended with words of gratitude to the ecosystem of TGBS, Management & HOI for the constant support & all directly & indirectly involved in making IYD a success!

Yoga external event 

To gain a learning experience of the International Yoga Day, students at TGBS represented the institute on June 19, 2022 at a special yoga session organized by Bharama Kumaris, Borivali (E). The yoga Guru Pratishtha Acharya instructed varied yoga exercises performed by the students along with a sensitization of benefits of the same. This event proved to be an enriching experiential learning for TGBS students. Lastly, the event ended with gaining words of wisdom from Acharya ji & words of gratitude to the ecosystem of TGBS, Management & HOI for the constant support & all directly & indirectly involved in making International Yoga Day a success.

About

Prof. Kinjal Manani is a faculty in the area of Finance. She has done her MBA in Finance She has more than 8 years of experience in academics and industry. Her area of interest and expertise is Financial Markets, Security Analysis, Portfolio Management, Investment Decisions etc. She has taught courses in PGDM Finance such as Security Analysis and Portfolio Management along with Financial Markets and Investment Oriented Courses and She has published research papers in 5 journals of repute. Her industry experience is in the field of Corporate evaluation and rating as a Business Analyst.

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Prof. Jaideep Dasgupta is a faculty in the area of Finance. He is an MBA(full-time) from NMIMS (Mumbai) and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. from XLRI Jamshedpur. He has 5+ years of experience in the banking industry with reputed banks such as ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank in core finance profiles related to financial modeling, credit appraisal, new client acquisition and digital banking. He has 3.5+ years of experience in the field of academics. His area of interest is in Financial Technology (FinTech), Educational Technology (EdTech), Data Analytics, Financial Modelling, Wholesale and Retail Banking. He has taught courses for PGDM related to Project Finance, Wholesale Banking, Retail Banking, Financial Technology, Python Programming, Financial Markets, Institutions and Services and Business, Financial and Economic Analysis.

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Prof. Gayatri Ravi Magi is a faculty in the area of Finance. She is an MBA and specialized in Finance Domain. She has more than 4 years of experience in academics and industry. Her area of interest and expertise is Soft Skills and Statistics. She has taught courses in Business Communication, Economics , Statistics and Research Methods. She has published research papers and book reviews in 2 journals of repute. Her industry experience has been as Financial Analyst with Insync Analytics and Trading Operations Analyst with Indian Clearing Corporation Limited (Subsidiary of Bombay Stock Exchange).

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Prof. Darshana Pednekar is a faculty in the area of Finance. She is a CMA (Cost and Management Accountant). Also have done PGDM and GDCA. She has more than 11 years of experience in academics. Her area of interest and expertise is Financial Accounts and Financial markets. She has taught courses in PGDM. She has published research papers and book reviews in 2 journals of repute.

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Dr.Stuti Sahni is a faculty in the area of Marketing She is an MBA with a Ph.D. in Marketing . She has more than 11 years of experience in academics and industry. Her area of interest and expertise are Marketing Management, Integrated Marketing Communication and Legal Aspects of Business. She has taught courses to MBA and PGDM students. She has published 15 research in journals of repute and also has published 2 books in areas of Tourism Marketing and Management

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Prof. Bhushan Padval is a faculty in the area of Marketing. He has completed MMS in Marketing from University of Mumbai and is UGC-NET qualified. He has more than 16 years of experience in academics and industry.

His area of interest and expertise is Marketing in general and Product & Brand Management in particular. He also has a special liking for Economics and Current Affairs. He has published research papers in ABDC and other journals of repute. His industry experience is in Electronics, Telecom & IT sector.

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Prof. Ajit Mahendra Maurya is a faculty in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management. He is an MBA/PGDM pursuing a Ph.D. in Operations and Supply Chain Management. He has more than 7 years of experience in academics and industry.

His areas of interest and expertise are Operations, Supply chain management, and Analytics. He has taught courses like Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Advanced Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Total Quality Management, Operations Management, and Current Affairs Analysis. He has published research papers and books in the Journal of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), and Innovision-NL Dalmia, journals of repute. His industry experience is in the fields of Oil and Gas sector as a design engineer and as a research associate in the market research fields of chemicals and materials.

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Dr. Shiny Colaco is a faculty in the area of Human Resource Management. She is an MBA in Human Resources with a Ph.D. in Human Resources. She has more than 6 years of experience in academics and industry. Her area of interest and expertise is Human Resource planning, Learning & Development. She has taught courses across PGDM which includes HR specialization and other domains. She has published research papers and book reviews in 7 journals of repute.

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Prof. Ritu Kashyap , is a faculty in the area of Marketing. She is an MBA from Nagpur University She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. She has more than 20 Years of experience in academics and industry.

Her area of interest and expertise is Marketing & HR. She has taught courses BMS & BAF in Mumbai University, with subjects in Marketing & HR. She has published research papers in 15 journals of repute. Her industry experience is in the Marketing & administration of various Banks Profile & Network companies, like Vodafone, Citi, GE Countrywide, IDFC first, SBI etc.

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Prof. Surabhi Gawade is a faculty in the area of Finance. She has done her Master of Commerce from Mumbai University and has completed her MBA in Finance and is also an Inter-CA. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in the Management under University of Mumbai. She has more than 6 years of experience in academics and industry. Her area of interest and expertise is Financial Accounting, Financial Market, Financial Literacy and Financial Management along with a keen research interest in the field of Sustainable Development Goals and ESG Investing. She has taught a variety of courses to students of Finance and other domains. She has published a wide range of research papers in the field of finance and has also participated as a paper presenter at various national and international research conferences. With her demonstrated experience in the field of finance, she is a unique blend of leadership, management and public speaking skills with an optimistic and goal-oriented approach towards work.

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Prof. Anuja Roy is a faculty in the area of Marketing & is a Soft Skill Trainer. She has done her PGDM in marketing and is a certified NLP Trainer. She has more than 20 years of experience in academics and industry. Her area of interest is soft skills. She has taught courses in marketing and grooms' students towards Corporate Readiness. She has published research papers in journals of repute and has presented Case studies in International Conferences. She has conducted more than 250 workshops in the area of Etiquette & Grooming. Her industry experience is 12 plus years.

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Prof. Jonita D'costa is a faculty in the area of Finance. She has done her B.Sc. in Statistics from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai and has completed her MMS in Finance. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Finance. She has more than 3.5 years of experience in academics and industry.

Her area of interest and expertise is Financial Planning, Wealth Management and Business Statistics. She has taught courses to both MMS and PGDM students of Finance and other domains. She has published research papers and book reviews in ABDC, Scopus indexed and UGC Care journals of repute. Her industry experience is in the Wealth Management space with a more focused exposure to Financial Advisory.

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Prof. Prateek Shrivastava is a faculty in the area of Operations He has done his B.E in IT and has completed his MMS in Operations he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Applied Management Sciences.. He has more than 10 years of experience in academics and industry.

His area of interest and expertise is Operations, logistics, and the adoption of technology in the supply chain. He has published research papers and book reviews in around 3 journals of repute. His industry experience is in the services Industry - with a more focused exposure to service operations.

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Dr. Divya Jain is a faculty in the area of Human Resources.She is an MBA (DAVV) & Dip. in T&D (ISTD) with a Ph.D. in Management. She has more than 12 years of experience in academics and industry. Her areas of interest and expertise is Organizational behaviour, Emotional Intelligence, Trends in HR. She has taught courses HR Metrics & Analytics, Learning & Development, HRM, Competency & Performance Management, Organizational Behaviour & Business Communication to mention a few. She has published research papers and book reviews in 5 journals of repute. She is presently working on the book "Learning & Development". Her industry experience is in the area of Talent Acquisition & HR Operations.