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LAD College conducts Nagpur’s first ever ‘Aqua Rally’ to spread awareness on water conservation

In a bid to conserve water and to spread awareness of the same, LAD & Smt RP College for Women, Nagpur, conducted Nagpur’s first ever ‘Aqua Rally: Walk for Water’ along with National Service Scheme (NSS) of Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University. The college celebrated 2018-19 as its ‘Water Literacy Year.’ 

Apart from its primary objective of spreading awareness among Nagpurians about the water conservation, numerous socio-academic activities like – Slogan Competition, Debate Competition, Poster Competition on Water Conservation, Harvesting and Recycling, were also successfully conducted at LAD College.

Dr Siddharth Kane – Vice Chancellor, Nagpur University along with Dr Keshav Walke – Director NSS, Nagpur University and Dr Deepali Kotwal – LAD College Principal, flagged off the rally.

Apart from LAD College, hundreds of students from various colleges across Nagpur participated in the rally, making it a strength of almost 1500 students. Also, a street play was staged at VNIT square as well as Shankar Nagar garden square.  

While majority of girls in the rally came up with the best of slogans for water conservation, what captured the attention of the onlookers was when some girls raised slogans like ‘It takes a lot of blue to stay green,’ ‘Get a grip stop that drip,’ ‘Save water save life’ to name a few.

While Indian Sports Laxminagar and Sunder Biscuits, Nagpur, sponsored refreshments for the participants, London Bubblegum co (Next Level Waffles), Nagpur, provided discount coupons during the rally.

Keeping in mind the safety of the students, LAD College as per the instructions of traffic police, had even arranged for an ambulance, police as well as people from NSS Cadet.

Also read: Miss LAD contest gets bigger, bolder and more beautiful in 2018

An efficient team comprising Dr Vandana Pathak (Team Leader), Dr Durgeshnandini Titarmare (Covenor), Marsha Bhujbal (Covenor), Dr Prachiti Bagaday (Co-Covenor), and Dr Suchita Ingle (Co-Covenor) worked hard for the success of the event. The team was supported by Kalpana Dhawad (Covenor, Conference) , Dr Sadhana Deshmukh, Dr Alka Dhondge, Dr Neeta Kashyap, Neelima Waghmare and many others. Student volunteers of NSS and NCC units of the college were the backbone of the socio-academic venture.

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Nagpur’s LAD College celebrates 90 years of existence at ‘Navrang’




Nation Next Newsroom | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Bombuflat

Nagpur’s esteemed educational institution LAD College celebrated 90 years of existence at a valedictory function called ‘Navrang’ on May 7, 2022. Nagpur District Collector and Magistrate R Vimala was the chief guest at the function.

Prominently present at the occasion were Dr Avinash Deshmukh (Vice President, Women’s Education Society), Dr Harsha Jharia (Chief Administrative Office, WES) Dr Deepali Kotwal (Principal, LAD College), Dr Nanda Rathi (Co-Ordinator of the year-long celebrations), Dr M Pantula, (Treasurer, WES), Pratiksha Mayee, entrepreneur Shilpa Agrawal, alumnae, students and faculty members.

During her address, R Vimala spoke about the essence of solidarity, fraternity and humility to achieve success on humanitarian grounds. Dr Deshmukh reiterated the thoughts put forth regarding women development for the progression of the society.

Dr Kotwal expressed her gratitude towards all those who consistently worked towards the dream set forth by YM Pathak since 1932 and acknowledged the contribution of each LADian. Shilpa Agrawal, alumni of the college, was felicitated during the occasion for her contribution towards the society as an entrepreneur.

A souvenir, titled Navrang, documenting several voices of its alumnae, teachers and administrators was unveiled by R Vimala and other dignitaries present on the dais. A special feature ‘An Ode to the Institution: Nine Decades Down Memory Lane’ denoting the glorious journey of LAD College was showcased by an award-winning video made by Zainab Burhani.

Dr Rathi informed the gathering with the nine different events marking each decade that were initiated by the college. Another section – Appreciation, Reminiscences and Reunion – had all those associated with the college, express their feelings, emotions and gratitude towards their alma mater. The programme was marked by cultural event comprising of classical dance form performed by students and songs sung by the staff members.

The programme was hosted by Dr Vaikhari Wazalwar, co-convenor of the event and Dr Laila Bhairayya. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr Karuna Ganvir – the convener of the event. The entire teaching and non-teaching staff contributed immensely for the success of the programme.

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Students floor audience with their performances at Gaikwad Patil College’s ‘Flashmob 2K22’




Nation Next Newsroom | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Students of Nagpur’s Tulsiramji Gaikwad Patil College of Engineering and Technology impressed the audience present with their performances at ‘Flashmob 2K22’ organised by the training and placement department of the college recently.

The event kick started after remarks from Director Dr Prashant Kadu. RJ Nisha from Big FM 92.7 was also present during the event, which also consisted of installation of the Mavericks Students forum. Apart from enabling the students to have some fun, the event also aimed at instilling interpersonal skills, confidence and critical thinking for solving real world problems.

Waseem Qureshi, Shweta Bhoyar, Chetan Jambhulkar, Abhay Rewatkar, Sandeep Thakre, Pravin Petkar, Rohit Deshmukh, Akansha Bhondade, Kavish Gaurkhede and all Mavericks Students forum members worked tirelessly to make the event a grand success.

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Students, parents have fun-filled day at ‘Wonderland’ organised by Jain International School in Nagpur




Nation Next Newsroom | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Jain International School (JIS), on December 19, hosted a fun fete – Wonderland: A Fun Fiesta’ for the students of JIS and their feeder kindergarten – Little Jewels. At the fete, parents and friends of the students of the school were also invited. The event was a great opportunity for the students to have a fun time with their friends, parents and teachers after a long time.

The theme of the fete was Fantasy. Abiding by the theme, children, parents and teachers were dressed as their favourite ‘fantasy’ character. Following all the COVID-19 protocols strictly, teachers, dressed up as popular fantasy characters, rolled out the red carpet for students and organized a plethora of super exciting activities.

An eye-catching fantasy backdrop coupled with music and dance left the attendees extremely delighted. The event included one-of-a-kind games such as Kill Voldemort and Witchs Hat Ring Toss. Interesting activities related to pottery and tattoo making along with a food court with several delicacies to feast on kept the attendees in good spirits.

Senior Principal Anmol Badjatia and members of the management of Jain International School lauded the teachers and the organizing committee for their efforts in making the event a success.

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