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Some National/International Seminar organized recently

K.C. College

  • International Conclave for Young Entrepreneurs---2010-11
  • UGC Sponsored National Conference on “Evolution in Research and Development in Biosciences’
  • UGC sponsored seminar by Department of Physics.
    Model United Nations (MUN) in collaboration with the UN information centre for India and Bhutan: The Model United Nations (MUN) is an authentic simulation of the United Nations General Assembly and other multilateral bodies. Students role-play the part of UN diplomats from their respective countries to solve world issues through dialogue and consensus building. The object is to seek, through discussion, negotiation and debate, solutions to the various problems of the world such as the question of human rights, protection of the environment, economic development, disarmament, etc. In November 2011, KC College organized its first MUN. It was organized in collaboration with the UN Information Centre for India and Bhutan. Almost 700 students participated including those from 5 different countries making it one of the biggest MUN in the country. They were from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and South Korea. Counsel Generals of 9 different countries visited the event to show support for the student’s initiative. Mr.Jean Christophe Bas of the UNAOC addressed the inaugural gathering of delegates.
  • Ms.Manju Nichani was honoured with the Sahyog Award on 12th September, 2011 for her contribution in the field of Education from “Sahyog Foundation”.
  • Prin.Manju Nichani attended the Multidisciplinary Approach to University Development Workshop from 30th July to 3rd August, 2012. This workshop was organized for Vice Chancellors, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Directors, Board of College & University Dept. & other senior academics. The faculty was entirely from Harvard University. It encouraged team participation & also discussed innovations, ability to think creatively & out of the box, ability to think long term for the benefit of the Institution & how to identify the problems of the areas and address it, how to make positive changes, prioritize and how to raise funds for the College & University & much more.
  • Ms.Manju Nichani was awarde the “Best Teacher Award” for her outstanding contribution to the profession & teaching in Arts & Humanities by the “Higher Education Forum” on 5th September, 2012.

H.R. College

  • The College has been awarded ‘Best College, 2010-11’ by University of Mumbai. The institution was recognized for its leadership potential, teaching excellence, innovative learner-centric approach and its strong international Linkages.
  • H.R. College has also been awarded the ISLQ – International Star for Leadership in Quality Award in the Gold category.
  • Principal of the College, Dr. Indu Shahani was invited to speak at A.I.E.A.'S 2012 Annual Conference focusing on “Building A Secure World Through International Education” at JW Marriott, Washington DC, with 708 universities attending the event.
  • She has been appointed as a Member of the University Grant’s Commission (UGC) by the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education since July 2011.
  • Dr. Indu Shahani participated in a session on "Global Leadership - Are Today's Leaders Up To Tomorrow's Challenges?" at the Thunderbird Global Business Dialogue in Glendale, AZ USA in November, 2011. More than 1200 participants from 48 countries attended the two-day event, which focused on "Redefining Global Leadership." Global CEOs from the public, private and civil sectors engaged on what it will take to be an effective leader during the next decade.



MMK College

  • It was recently awarded ‘A’ Grade by NAAC on re-accreditation, with a Grade Point Average of 3.29 on a scale of 4.
  • The College has been ranked 8th among the Commerce Colleges in Mumbai and 38th among the commerce colleges in India, in 2011 by ‘India Today and AC Nielson’.

CHM College

  • National Seminar on “Perspectives in Biological Sciences” was held in 2011.
  • Panel Discussion on “Gandhian Perspectives on Development” with National and International Faculty, Dr.Christopher Ward(Clayton State Unviersity), Dr.Usha Thakkar, Eminent Gandhian.
  • International Sindhi Seminar on “Promotion of Sindhi Language-Sindhiyat Ji Surhaan” on 9th April, 2011.
  • Ms.Namrata Jaitley, student of Political Science was the recipient of the Near East South Asia (NESA) undergraduate scholarship, USA in 2010.
  • Ms.Yogita Marathe, student of M.Com., was selected to represent India in Asian and World Rugby Championship since 2010 for 2 years.
  • Ms.Arati Choudhari, student of M.A. represented India for Silambam world championship and won 2 gold medals in 2010.

G.J.Advani Law College

  • It recently conducted National Level Law Fest ‘Vidhi Kiran’, in January, 2012 in which 89 students participated from all over India. Total four competitions were conducted for law students. In another unique event ‘Letter to Chief Justice Competition’ which was introduced by the College in 2010-11, laptop was given to the winning team by Hon’ble Mr.Sanjay Dina Patil, M.P.

Nari Gursahani Law College

  • Some of the very important events like Interview of Prof. Hiroko Ito on Surrogacy Laws in Japan, Lecture by Dr. Oliver Hartmann, Trade Mark Attorney, Berlin, on Indian Trademark Law. A seminar was held by International Justice Mission on ‘Making Human Rights Real: Punishing perpetrators and Compensating Victims’.
  • Amit Rupani, a final year LL.B student participated in Youth Festival at Seliger, Russia. Principal Dr.Chandiramani chaired and moderated a session at International Conference on “Access to Justice and Legal Education and Understanding Incubator”, Symbiosis International University and Cuny New York Law School’ USA.
  • Six students of the College participated in two National Moot Court Competitions, one being the Bar Council of India’s 27th All India Inter-University Moot Court Competition.

K.C.Law College

  • It organized the 5th National Moot Court Competition in Feb, 2011. Hon’ble Shri Justice V.S. Sirpurkar, Judge of the Supreme Court of India, inaugurated the Moot Court Competition. Hon’ble Justice B. R. Gawai & Hon’ble Justice R .Y. Ganoo of Bombay High Court judged the final round of the competition.
  • VI D. M. Harish National Essay Competition was also organized in February 2011. This event was sponsored by Mr. Anil Harish, the Immediate Past President of the HSNC Board. Co-ordinator for the event was Mrs. Preetha Rajesh(Asst.Prof.).
  • Unity In Diversity – Foreign Exchange Student: The students had an interactive session with the students from Mauritius University on 2nd March, 2012. They interacted with students & Principal Dr. Ashok Yende.


Prin.K.M.K.Pharmacy Polytechnic

  • Mrs. Manjiri Gharat (Vice-Principal), was one of the speakers at 1st African TB Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, July, 11.

Watumull Institute of Electronics Eng & Computer Technology

  • Conducted National Conference (ETETE – 2011 Emerging Trends in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering) and also National Conference RTCE – 2012 (Recent Trend in Computer Engineering.
  • A charity Run “Runners for the Hope” was organized on 11th March 2012 to raise funds for the treatment of cancer affected children. An amount of Rs. 2 lacs was collected and handed over to the “runners of Hope Initiative, an organization which is registered with the Tata Memorial Hospital.

Dr.L.H.Hiranandani College of Pharmacy

  • Organized One day National seminar tiled “Recent trends in pharmaceutical research” in October, 2011 in the College. Eminent speakers were: Dr.(Mrs.)Madhumanjiri Gatne, Prof. of Pharmacology Bombay Veternary College, Ms.Pallavi Kharkar, IP Strategist, Think IP strategy Lower & Patent Attorney, Prof.V.M. Kulkerni, Former Head and Dean Pharma Division UDCT/UICT, Emeritus professor Poona College of Pharmacy. Dr.Kailash Gandewar, Biostatistician, Soham Consultancy.
  • Intercollegiate Pharma Zeal Working model and poster presentation Competition on 23rd December was another highlighter of the College.Total 22 groups from various colleges participated for working model competition and 36 groups participated for poster presentation. First prize of Rs.5,000/-, second prize of Rs.3000/- were grabbed by the students of Dr.L.H.Hiranandani College of Pharmacy. Students of the College performed excellently in the Rx festival, an intercollegiate event organized by IPA Maharashtra and secured total “eleven” prizes in different competitions like debate, dance and Ad-Mad show, cricket, working model competition, poster presentation etc.
  • One day workshop organized for students with Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) for the Final year B.Pharm Students on 21st October 2011 in collaboration with the OPPI. Eminent speakers of the coveted event were: Mr.Tapan Ray, Director General, OPPI, Mr.Vivek Padgaonkar, Director OPPI, Mr.Anil Upadhyay, Vice President-Legal & Company Secretary Johnson & Johnson Medical. Founder’s Day & Dr.L.H.Hiranandani Pharma Lecture Series (Prena Din): It was a moment of proud privilege and joy for Dr.L.H.Hiranandani College of Pharmacy to celebrate its forth Founder’s day “Prena Din” in September 2011 in presence of padmabhushan Dr. L. H. Hiranandani (Patron Trustee).
  • Achievements by Pharma students are First year M.Pharma students participated in “Young Innovative Choice Competition” Organized by ICT, Mumbai. It is a unique competition where a research problem is given by industry and the most feasible answer is expected from the students. Three groups of the college got the second prize in this completion.
  • M.Pharm. sem II student Ms. Savita Yadav stood 2nd in University of Mumbai

K.C.College of Management Studies

  • Management Development Program: MDP on Shaping Global Leaders for Tomorrow, two day programme, where modules were taken up by eminent speakers on leadership and motivation, time management, effective communication and leading self for excellent performance.
  • KCCMS has been place in the top 5 Emerging B.Schools by recent survey conducted by Business Today Magazine. KCCMS is the only institute in the city of Mumbai amongst top 5 institutes.


Prin.K.M.K.Pharmacy College

  • International Conference on Challenging and Emerging Dimensions in Medicinal/Herbal Plants and their Products held in Chennai, India. Ms. Jyoti Mala Sinha (M.Pharm) wins the 3rd Prize at the event.

Hiro Sitaldas Punwani Auditoruim

  • The long awaited auditorium of the Watumull Institute was recently fully renovated.
  • The newly renovated centrally Air-conditioned State-of-the-Art, Auditorium is the latest name in air-conditioned comfort and class. It has seating capacity of 400 and a built-in stage with latest projector facility, sound system etc.

International Sindhi Seminar

  • The Chief Guest for the function was Mr. Rmesh Warlyani, Vice Chairman of National Counsel for Promotion of Sindhi Language (NCPSL) The function was Presided over by Mr. Kishu H. Mansukhani.
  • Mr.Kishu H Mansukhani emphasized that we Sindhis must take every steps to protect our language and Culture. He further stated that we sindhis are the proud inheritors of Indus valley civilization and its rich culture. We Sindhis through hardwork, values, courage, and entrepreneurship have proved ourselves nationally and globally as entrepreneurs, academicians, and leaders in every profession one can think of.

Inauguration of Israni Research Centre at Prin.K.M.K. Pharmacy College, Mumbai

  • Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board Principal K.M.Kundnani College of Pharmacy sets up a Research Cente, named after the donor Mr. Nihchal Israni, Chairman, Blue Cross Laboratories. It was inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Israni in the presence of Mr. Kishu H Mansukhani, President, HSNC Board. For any institution having Research facilities is a must for its progress and successful functioning. Research helps teachers to understand what works and why, what the short and long term implications are. Research also provides justification and rationale for decision and action, helps deal with unexpected, enables to identify problems.
  • The newly constructed Israni Research Centre will provide Ph.D Research Scholars in persuing their Ph.D in various areas of Pharmaceutical sciences like Novel Drug Delivery Systems, Nano Technology, Computer Assisted Drug Design and Molecular Modeling, Bioenhancement Studies for Herbal Molecules, Analytical Method Development and Validation and Impurity Profiling. This research infrastructural facility will be further strengthened with sophisticated instrumentation through the sponsored research projects funded through UGC, DBT, ICMR, AICTE etc.

Launch of Revered Dada J. P. Vaswani’s latest book “New Education Can Make The World New”

  • Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board organized a program on 25th January, 2011 to launch Revered Dada J. P. Vaswani’s book “New Education Can Make The World New” at Meera Watumull Auditorium, R. D. National College. The Honorable guests for the event were Dr. Rajan Welukar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mumbai; Mr. D. Sivanandan, Director General of Police and Dr. Snehlata Deshmukh, Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Mumbai. The event was attended by the Members of the Board, Principals, Teachers and Students from various academic institutions.
  • The invocation set the right tone for the program. Mr. Kishu Mansukhani, President, delivered the opening address. Mr. Anil Harish, Immediate Past President, spoke with high regard on Revered Dada and his life and praised his work. Then Dada’s extremely stimulating and enlightening speech was heard by the audience with rapt attention. Dada rightly said that modern education has sharpened the intellect but hardened the heart. While our mind is as sharp as razor, our hearts are as cold as ice. We can remember 2000 math’s formulas at any given time but don’t know even one line of Bhagvat Geeta. This is because our modern education has divorced God. Further, He said the new education should focus on Character building, Service, Cultivation of the soul, etc. Some practical suggestions to achieve the goals were to Decrease the number of students in the class, Be conscious of your thoughts as thoughts become action and repeated actions becomes a habit, Appreciate the efforts of the students, Awaken the heart and Learn from the life of great people. Thereafter Dada answered the questions of the curious minds. The questions were aptly put forth by Prin. Manju Nichani before Dada. Some of the questions answered by Dada were How to deal with a difficult co-worker, Why do bad things happen to good people, Is it ethical to consume medicines with non-veg components. All the questions were well-answered by Dada. After the question answer session the book was launched by the guests. Dr. Rajan Welukar spoke about the power of thoughts and to remember that growth was not development. Mr. D. Sivanandan said if only people learned from the beginning that crime was not the right path, the world would be a better place to live. Dr. Snehlata Deshmukh reiterated the power of respect and recognition. The event ended with a vote of thanks by Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, who was all in praise for the troubles Dada takes for us.

Valedictory Function of Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

  • Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board (HSNC Board) held its Valedictory function of Diamond Jubilee Celebrations on 29th January, 2010 at Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA. The Chief Guest for the evening was Mr. D. Sivanandan, Mumbai Police Commissioner and the Guest of Honour was Mr. Subhash Ghai, Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter. The event was attended by members, staff & students of HSNC Board and its Colleges as well as the Personalities who have contributed to the glorious success of the Board over last 60 years.
  • The event began with an audio-visual presentation on the journey of HSNC Board. This was followed by Ganesh Vandana, a prayer dance performance by the students. The top table dignitaries Mr. D. Sivanandan, Mr. Subhash Ghai, Mr. Anil Harish – President, Mr. Kishu H. Mansukhani - Vice-President, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani - I. P. President, Ms. Manju Nichani - Secretary and Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani - Sheriff of Mumbai were then invited on stage.
  • Mr. Anil Harish welcomed the guests by presenting the token of appreciation. A token of appreciation was presented by Dr. Nilima Chandiramani & Prof. Kavita Lalchandani to two exceptional individuals, Dr. L. H. Hiranandani and Prof J. K. Bhambhani, respectively for their commitment and service to the Board. 92 year old, Dr. L. H. Hiranandani, Patron Trustee, was then invited on the stage to present the token to Mr. Anil Harish, Mr. Kishu Mansukhani, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Ms. Manju J. Nichani and Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani.
  • Mr. Anil Harish delivered an inaugural speech welcoming the invitees, members, staff and students present at the event. Mr. Kishu H. Mansukhani, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Mr. Subhash Ghai, Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani and Mr. D Sivanandan also addressed the audience and shared their experiences. Mr. D. Sivanandan was thankful for being invited as the Chief Guest and fondly shared reminisces of his college teacher.
  • The present staff members who had completed over 25 years of dedicated service with HSNC Board were felicitated. The dignitaries invited the principals of all the institutions on dais to accept certificates of appreciation on behalf of their staff members.
  • A book ‘Contribution to the Cause of Education’ on the journey of all the institutions of HSNC Board, commemorating Diamond Jubilee, was released at the hands of the Chief Guest - Mr. D. Sivanandan. Prin. Manju Nichani delivered a very moving vote of thanks to all the individuals who had contributed towards the success of the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. On behalf of all present a special thanks was given by Niranjan Hiranandani to Principal Manju Nichani for making entire show a grand event. The formal agenda of the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations thereby came to an end. The Cultural Extravaganza began with entertaining performances by students from school to post graduate. The exceptional dance performance by the children of Sind Model English Primary School touched each and every individual in the audience. The cultural show came to an end with a dazzling dance performance by the Shiamak Davar Group.
    The function was followed by delicious multi-cuisine dinner on the NCPA Lawns. The event was thoroughly enjoyed by one and all present.

Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani Felicitated

  • Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani, Sheriff of Mumbai and Principal of H. R. College of Com. and Eco. was felicitated on 13th December, 2009, on receiving an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree from University of Westminster in London at Rama Watumull Auditorium. Prin. Manju J. Nichani read out the Citation and Mr. Anil Harish presented it to Dr. Shahani. Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani presented the Memento and congratulated her for receiving Honorary Doctor of Letters. Mr. Hiranandani said “Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani has not only received double degree of doctorate but also double privileged for being the Sheriff of Mumbai. She has brought respect, honour and feeling of goodness to the whole teaching faculty by getting such recognition.” Dr. Shahani expressed her extreme gratitude to be felicitated on the day when the chowk outside her college was named after such a renowned and respected person ‘Vidyasagar Principal K. M. Kundnani’. She recalled that “Principal K. M. Kundnani taught me not just academics but the importance of extra curricular activities in life. She opined about the need and requirement of higher education in our nation by saying Higher education is going to get a thrust in the 12th year plan. We are moving from teachers dominated model to students empowered model and I am proud to be the part of such young, dynamic students who inspire me to achieve such recognitions worldwide.”

Inauguration of “Vidyasagar Principal K. M. Kundnani Chowk”

  • Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Pallika sanctioned a Chowk at the junction of Kum. Sipahimalani Marg and Dinshaw Vachha Road, Opp. K. C. College as “Vidyasagar Principal K. M. Kundnani Chowk” to honor Vidyasagar Principal Khushiram Motiram Kundnani for his prominent contribution in the field of education. “Vidyasagar Principal K. M. Kundnani Chowk” was inaugurated at 9.30 a.m. on Sunday, 13th December, 2009, by Hon’ble Shri. Milind Deora, MP. Smt. Annie Shekhar, MLA and Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani, Sheriff of Mumbai and Principal of H. R. College of Com. and Eco. were the Chief Guests. Dr. Kshirsagar, Dy. Municipal Commissioner, Zone-I and Shri. Sunil Dhamne, Asst. Commissioner, ‘A’ Ward, Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Pallika were the Guests of Honour. The inauguration event was presided by Shri. Vinod Shekhar, Municipal Corporator. On a Sunday morning the chowk was flooded with members, staff and students to pay due respect to Vidyasagar Principal K. M. Kundnani. Millions of students from his institutions have received education and have acquired prominent positions in banks, insurance companies, big corporate offices, multinationals not only in India but all over the world. By setting up various institutions and providing quality education to the students, Vidyasagar Principal K. M. Kundnani has done memorable work.


Diamond Jubilee celebrations began with the blessings of Revered Dada J. P. Vaswani

  • To commemorate the Diamond Jubilee year, an interactive session of the students with the Spiritual Guru, Revered Dada J. P. Vaswani was organized at Meera Watumull Auditorium, Bandra, on 11th December, 2008. All the Members of the Executive Committee and several students from all the Board’s colleges participated in the session and took Dada’s blessings.


Board’s Minority Study

  • The Board fought a long drawn out constitutional battle up to the level of the Supreme Court of India since 1993 to 2005 to protect the rights of our Sindhi linguistic minority guaranteed by Article 30(i) of the Constitution of India. The Board succeeded in achieving Minority status.
  • The Board took initiative of setting up a ‘Sindhi Bhasha Bhavan’ in the University of Mumbai for which the Board donated Rs. 25,00,000/- to the University. The University has earmarked a portion of the land at Kalina Campus for the purpose. The Foundation Stone laying ceremony was performed on 14th April 2000, at the sacred hands of Revered Dada J. P. Vasvani in the presence of the then Vice Chancellor, Dr. (Mrs.) Snehalata Deshmukh and the Trustees of the Board including some senior members of the Board and the University.
  • In order to keep our language and culture alive, every effort is made by the Colleges under the Board not only to avail of 50% quota for the community for admissions at all levels in all our institutions, but also by conducting cultural programs, elocution competitions in Sindhi language on regular basis in which students from different Colleges participate.
  • K.C. College is conducting a Certificate Course under University of Mumbai for the Sindhi students of K.C. College as well as H.R. College. Dr. Ram S. Tarneja and Mr. Kishu H. Mansukhani have each offered substantial donation to create an Endowment and the income thereon utilized towards awards to students excelling in Sindhi Certificate Course.
  • Board’s CHM College is the repository of Sindhi language and culture in the state of Maharashtra and the University of Mumbai. It is one of the two Colleges affiliated to the University of Mumbai which offers Sindhi as a major subject at the TYBA level and it is the only recognized College Centre for Ph.D. The students at TYB Com also offer Sindhi as an optional subject.
  • Students of the College have consistently been toppers at the TYBA examination in Sindhi Literature, securing both the first and second ranks at the University examinations. The passing percentage in Sindhi Literature at the College has always been 100%.
  • The college regularly organizes and even participates at Seminars on different topics of Sindhi language and culture at National as well as at International level. To name a few
    • Encouraging the Younger Generation.
    • Origin and Development of Sindhi Novel.
    • International Seminars on ‘Sindhyat and Essence of Secularism’
  • Besides Seminars, Guest Lectures are organized by inviting eminent personalities like
    • Dr. Gulam Ali Allana Saheb, Pakistan on 02/03/2005.
    • Shri Sheikh Saheb, U.S.A., on 24/01/2009
    • Dr. Jetho Lalwani, Ahmedabad on 24/01/2008: Sindhi Play (Part of T.Y.B.A. Sindhi Syllabus).
    • Dr. Jetho Lalwani from Ahmedabad a lecture on “Sindhi Theatre” on 10/09/2009.
  • Screening of Sindhi Films, Documentaries, Street Plays, Kavi Samelans, Dance, Youth Circle Drama Competitions, Sindhi Songs, Sindhi Bhajans, Sindhi Folk Dance and Elocution Competitions are some of the Sindhi activities which are organized on regular basis, wherein not only the students of the College but citizens of Ulhasnagar including senior citizens also participate.

International Linkages

  • International linkages for the Colleges under the Board were initiated and established with a number of prestigious American and Australian Universities without interfering with the University system or Government policies with the sole object of saving Foreign Exchange and one or two Semesters of the precious careers of Resident Indians after graduation in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Biological Sciences, Engineering and Technology faculties.
  • Faculty from the Harvard Derek Bok Centre of Teaching and Learning came in the mid-1980s to train 750 teachers of the HSNC Board colleges. A two-week training session gave a much needed boost to the faculty to explore international educational practices further, and assimilate all that was interesting.
  • These international linkages have been very successful and have resulted in teaching assignments for the teachers of our Board colleges as well as exchange programs for students between U.S.A., U.K., Australia, Canada etc. and our Board. They have altogether provided our faculty a different dimension. The faculty gets opportunity to observe the best practices in some of the most prestigious Universities abroad and thus enhance their teaching methods to meet the global standards as well as a better understanding of approach to the students when they go abroad.
  • Faculty and Students exchange programmes take place regularly and have proved very successfull.

Awards And Achievements


K.C. College

  • K.C.College received Best NSS unit Award, Best NSS Volunteer, Best Programme Officer from Ministry of Higher & Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra. K.C. was the first college to be awarded an A grade by The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in Mumbai. The Institution was re-accredited A grading by NAAC.



H.R. College

  • It has been awarded the Best College in Mumbai by the University of Mumbai for the year 2010–11. H.R. College was the first college in Maharashtra to be accredited 'A' grade with a score of 87.95% by the NAAC (National Assessment & Accreditation Council) in 2002. In 2008, HR College was awarded an 'A' Grade by NAAC once again; with a CGPA of 3.46, which we proudly proclaim to be the highest in Maharashtra. H.R.College’s Project Chirag had taken up the initiative of light up dark villages with solar lights. It has completed lighting 3383 rural households across 91 villages in 4 states of India-Maharashtra, Utter Pradesh, Rajasthan and Karnataka, impacting 20,000 + rural Indians in just over two years.



MMK College

  • It was recently awarded ‘A’ Grade by NAAC on re-accreditation, with a Grade Point Average of 3.29 on a scale of 4. The College has been ranked 8th among the Commerce Colleges in Mumbai and 38th among the commerce colleges in India, in 2011 by ‘India Today’.



CHM College

  • NCC Girls unit won Mumbai University Vice-Chancellor Banner for Best NCC unit.



R.D.National College

  • The College is accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade.



Bombay Teachers’ Training College

  • BTTC has been accredited "A" grade by NAAC in 2004 and is in the process of re-accreditation. The College is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education. BTTC is one of the premier institutions under the umbrella of the prestigious Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board.


  • Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board, Mumbai, manages 27 institutes with nearly 50,000/- students and 2000 members of the teaching and non-teaching staff.
  • Over the years the Board has covered itself with glory by sustained and well planned endeavour’s in the cause of higher education. The scenario in our HSNC Board’s institutes is at par with excellent system of education.

The HSNC Board to meet its goals has been organizing a many activities on regular basis. One such prime endeavour is International Economic Convention which is organized every year. The topics selected for the convention are diverse and of utmost importance involving various issues not only with India but with countries across the globe. Through this activity the Board inculcates research skills among undergraduate students. The young researchers also endeavour at unfolding many novel concepts bringing some new dimensions for policy makers in the concerned areas. It also provides them a platform to learn, express and exchange their views and ideas. The convention was initially started involving only our Board colleges but subsequently the doors were open for city colleges and also international Universities which are being actively participating in last few years.

The convention is hosted by one of the colleges of the Board by rotation. Over the years following themes have been deliberated.

  1. 1993 – Globalization of Indian Economy
  2. 1994 – Current Economic Policies
  3. 1995 – Indian Economy at Crosswords
  4. 1996 – Infrastructure Developments in India
  5. 1997 – Structural Reforms & Indian Economy
  6. 1998 – Economy & Environment
  7. 1999 – Ecology & Technology
  8. 2000 – Global Trade & Finance
  9. 2001 - Knowledge Revolution & Social Development
  10. 2002 - States of India
  11. 2003 - Environmental Concerns of Greater Mumbai
  12. 2004 - Mumbai – Melting Point (Rural and Urban Migration
  13. 2005 - India and Select Asian Countries – Business Opportunities
  14. 2006 - India: Social & Economic Issues – Lessons from Overseas
  15. 2007 - Prospects for Inclusive Growth
  16. 2008 - Global Warming & Climate Change
  17. 2009 - Public Private Participation in Development
  18. 2010 - Restructuring of the Asian Economics
  19. 2011 - Time for Africa

Numbers of prizes are awarded for best speaker, best paper presentation etc and the winning team is awarded a rotating trophy and runner-ups are also awarded with trophies. Last year the Board introduced a new Rotating Trophy in the revered memory of Late Mr. Haresh Lakhani. Mr. Lakhani had been on our Board from many years and was very actively involved with various activities of the Board. He expired recently and his valuable guidance will be truly missed by one and all involved with the Board. The rotating trophy has been initiated in his memory as ‘Haresh A Lakhani Rotating Trophy’.
The 19th International Eco & Com was hosted by HR College. Following Colleges participated

The Board will continue to strive towards excellence in higher education through its alike academic activities.

Year Topic Hosted By Overall Trophy Won By
2006 India: Social & Economic Issues- Lessons from Overseas HR College Monash University, Australia
2007 Prospects for inclusive Growth MMK College MMK College
2008 Global Warming & Climate Change National College HR College
2009 Public Private Participation in Development K.C.College K.C.College
2010 Restructuring of the Asian Economics CHM College CHM College
2011 Time for Africa HR College HR College

XXIII International Economics Convention

  • The Economics Convention is an event held every year since 1993, by the Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board and Jai Hind College with the primary objective of inculcating academic and research skills at the undergraduate level. Each year the event is hosted by one of the colleges of the Board. This year H.R. College of Commerce & Economics was the proud host of the XXIII International Economics Convention.

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20th International Economics Convention

  • The 20th International Economic Convention was a landmark event hosted by R.D.National College. This year it was different in many respects. R.D.National College arranged a video conference so that the foreign team from University of West Georgia could be part of the 5-Minute presentation through Skype along with the 9 Colleges from Mumbai that included K.C., Jai Hind, H.R., C.H.M, M.M.K., Smt.P.N.Doshi, Birla, Poddar and National College. The video conference was helpful in learning the different avenues of varied topics and surely helped in streamlining the participating Teams paper.
  • The Inaugural Ceremony for the 20th International Economic Convention was on Sunday, December 09th, 2012. The Guest of Honour was Dr.Rajan Welukar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mumbai. The proceedings were presided by Mr.Kishu H Mansukhani. Honorable Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India delivered the Keynote Address. It was indeed a Red Letter Day for HSNC Board to have Dr.Abdul Kalam among us. Not only the Students, as he is known to be a ‘Favorite of Children’, but all those who were associated with the function were thrilled to have him and interact with students.
  • On the inaugural day, the President Mr.Kishu H Mansukhani welcomed and felicitated Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam at the august gathering and expressed his gratitude. He wished the International Economic Convention the very best. Mr.Anil Harish and Mr.Niranjan Hiranandani expressed their appreciation. Dr.Indu Shahani presented the overview of the history of the Convention. Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s speech was full of hope, faith and vision on how India can prosper and how inclusive growth will take place through the model of ‘PURA’.
  • Nine Teams presented their research papers on varied topics like the Education Sector, Tourism Sector, Financial Sector, Entertainment Sector, International Relations and Defence, Health Sector, External Sector, Transport and Communication, Medium and Small Scale Enterprises. For the first time in the Convention, the host team only presented an Overview of all the Sectors but did not compete. The three judges were from the academic and banking world.
  • According to the judges, the quality of the Papers presented as well as written were excellent. The Valedictory Ceremony was on Thursday, December 13th, 2012 and the Guest of Honor was Dr.Naresh Chandra, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Mumbai. The dignataries present were Mr.Kishu H Mansukhani, President HSNC Board, Dr.Ram Tarneja, Chairman of International Economic Convention and Dr.Beheruz Sethna. His speech was an inspiration to all present for the occasion. The winning team was Jai Hind College, the first Runner-up was Poddar College and the Second Runner-up was University of West Georgia. In addition there were prizes awarded for Best Paper, Best Question and Answer, Best Presentation, Overall Best Speaker and Best Speaker within each team. This year a Newsletter was brought out on the Valedictory Day to highlight the proceedings of the three days of the Convention.
  • The theme for the 21st International Economic Convention was decided at a meeting held on the Valedictory Day where suggestions were put forward by the Teacher Co-ordinators from the participating Colleges. The host for this Convention is Smt. M.M.K.College and the theme is ‘Top Emerging Economies.’
  • In the words of Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, “Time has come, when on one country can dominate another totally, but live in harmony to make the world a better place to live.” These words can be implied to the level of interactive participation from ten Colleges that has made the International Economic Convention a grand success.

19th International Economics Convention

  • The 19th International Economic Convention was hosted by HR College of Commerce & Economics. The Board will continue to strive towards excellence in higher education through its alike academic activities. The theme this time was ‘Time for Africa’. The various participant teams deliberated on issues pertaining to the African Nations of Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Namibia, Libya, Zambia, Algeria, Tanzania and Egypt. The theme was highly relevant.
  • Theme on Africa is an emerging Continent of hope and aspirations for the world over. Total 11 teams from India and two from American Universities participated, discussing, debating and presenting their unique models and solutions for their chosen African Nation. The rotating trophy was won by H.R.College.

18th International Economics Convention

  • Hosted by Smt. Chandibai Himathmal Mansukhani College, the theme was “Restructuring of Asian Economies”. The theme was selected considering the impact of global economic Crisis in Asia, since Asia has solid Macro fundamentals and the greater capacity to take fiscal and monetary measures. The Asian emerging economies have been able to withstand the onslaught of this crisis much faster and stronger as compared to others. The inputs of participating teams served as a platform for young minds to ponder upon the issues of restructuring process in the context of Asian economies. Eight Teams participated in the Convention viz. H. R. College of Commerce & Economics, Jai Hind College, K. C. College, P. N. Doshi Women’s College, R. A. Poddar College, R. D. National College, Smt. C.H.M. College and Smt. M.M.K. College. The young researchers endeavored at unfolding many novel concepts and bringing some new dimensions for the policy makers in the concerned areas. Luminaries gracing the occasion were Dr. Naresh Chandra, Chief Guest of the Opening Ceremony, Former Pro- Vice Chancellor University of Mumbai & Principal of Birla College, Shri. Kumar Ailani, Guest of Honor and Honorable MLA, Ulhasnagar, Shri. Kishu Mansukhani, President, HSNC Board, Ms. Manju Nichani, Secretary, HSNC Board & Principal, K.C. College, Dr. Indu Shahani, Sheriff of Mumbai & Principal, H. R. College of Commerce & Economics. Dr. Ram Tarneja, Chairman, International Economics Convention and Dr. (Mrs.) Bhavna Motwani, Principal, Smt. C.H.M. College. The Chief Guest of the Valedictory event was Dr. Jayesh Sule, Executive Director, National Securities Depository Limited. All the eight sessions were meticulously chaired by the eminent personalities from corporate and academics. Three judges were appointed namely Dr. (Mrs.) Radhika Lobo, HOD, Economics, Birla College, Mr. Ashok Jainani, Vice President Strategies and Research, Khandwala Securities and Mr. Deepak Kumar, Sr. Analyst, Realtime Solutions, Frankfurt, Germany for judging the teams on the various criterions. Smt. C.H.M. College won the Best Team, Best Research Paper and Best Innovative Solution Awards. H. R. College of Commerce & Economics won Best Presentation and Best Speaker Awards. Jai Hind College won the Best Query Session Award.

17th International Economics Convention

  • The 17th International Economics Convention was hosted by K. C. College from 17th – 19th December, 2009. The theme for the convention was ‘Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in Development’, a very contemporary topic. The event was an academic and intellectual one with 63 young minds from 9 different colleges passionately deliberating over topics like health, education, airports and disaster management. K. C. College, in addition to winning the coveted first prize for being the ‘Best Team’, swept away two other top honors - ‘Best presentation’ and ‘Best paper’. The Best speaker prize went to R. D. National College, while the ‘Best Q & A session’ went to H. R. College of Commerce & Economics. The Chief Guest for the Inaugural Ceremony was Mr. Rajiv Lall, MD & CEO, IDFC. The judges for the event were Dr. Vivek Patkar, leading Consultant, Dr. (Mrs.) Jayati Sarkar, Associate Professor in Economics, IGIDR and Mr. Dilip Karmarkar, Vice-President, IL&FS. Ms. Manju Nichani, Principal, K. C. College, looked at this event as a “rainbow of students coming together, sharing their experiences and making it such an enlightening session”. Mr. Gul Kriplani, Managing Director, Pijikay, Chief Guest at the Valedictory function said, “This is very noble initiative which encourages quality research and imbibes latent talent from the individual. PPP encourages business models which encourage social results and orient their strategies towards earnings.” The baton was passed by K. C. College to Smt. C.H.M. College, which will host the 18th International Economics Convention.


16th International Economic Convention

  • The 16th International Economic Convention was held from 18th - 20th December, 2008 at R. D. National College & W. A. Science College Campus. The topic of discussion was “Global Warming and Climate Change”. There were several participants from different institutes all over the city as well as abroad. The event was interactive and informative.