Freshly qualified graduates and post graduates of GHRCE (GH Raisoni College of Engineering) were beaming with joy and pride as they gathered together at the 5th Graduation Ceremony of GHRCE held on the college campus on June 30. At the ceremony around, 1342 graduates and postgraduates from the college were awarded with their respective provisional degrees.
While the chief guest at the grand convocation ceremony was academician Dr UB Desai (Director, IIT, Hyderabad), also present during the occasion were Sunil Raisoni (Chairman, Raisoni Group of Institutions), Dr SV Kane (Vice Chancellor, RTMNU), Gulabrao Thakare (Joint Director of Technical Education), Dr Milind Atrey (Professor-in-charge of SINE, IIT Bombay), Dr Sujit Bannerjee (Director, NSTEDB, DST, GOI), Dr Pramod Yeole (Pro-VC, RTMNU), Dr HD Juneja (Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, RTMNU), Renu Rajani, Dr Preeti Bajaj (Director, GHRCE) and other esteemed guests.
Along with getting their respective degrees quite a few students were felicitated during the graduation ceremony for their academic achievements. Here are the highlights of the felicitation of the students:
→ Overall 34 students were awarded with the Toppers Award from entire section of Under Graduate (UG) program.
→ Three gold medals were awarded to the toppers of in UG, Post Graduate (Engineering) and Postgraduate (Non-Engineering) category respectively.
→ Pragati Pathak from Department of Computer Science and Engineering bagged the Gold Medal from UG category with 9.93 CGPA.
→ Snehal Suresh Deotale from Integrated Power System (IPS) bagged the Gold Medal from Postgraduate Course with 9.85 CGPA.
→ Kajal Pramod Sarda bagged a gold medal from Non-Engineering PG course with 9.52 CGPA.
→ Seven silver medals were awarded to toppers of the UG program and ten silver medals were awarded to toppers of the PG programs.
→ Prasenjeet Roy from Department of Computer Science and Engineering was presented with ‘The Achiever Award.’
An elated Sunil Raisoni, during his speech, congratulated Bajaj and the college staff and applauded their efforts and hard work for taking Raisoni College to new heights. Speaking about Bajaj and the staff at the college, Sunil Raisoni said, “Perfection is always a journey and in the process of continual improvement they have always tried hard to be at par with expectations of our stakeholders and to overcome challenges at all fronts.”
Dr Desai, while addressing the students not only congratulated them but also guided them. Desai’s speech mostly revolved around Knowledge Science. He also explained the need for research and made an appeal to the graduates and postgraduates to always have a spirit of scientific inquiry, which is a fundamental attribute to research, product development, innovation, etc. Apart from speaking about science, technologies and research, Dr Desai emphasized on the importance of being ethical not only in professional life but personal life as well.
Guiding the students further, Dr Kane during his address mentioned three important things prevalent in today’s era: Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization, which, according to him, are results of advancement in technology. Dr Kane, speaking about Albert Einstein’s theory on use of science, urged the students to make sensible use of science for the benefit of human race. Kane further said that as the education system is undergoing radical changes rapidly, students must be able to adapt to new challenges and should always be ready to grab the opportunities coming their way.