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‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme


13th November, 2016 activity of ‘Parivartan’- the Slum Education Programme, a CSR initiative of ITS, Ghaziabad was an advance celebration of the Children’s Day which concluded with big fun, dance and great learning as usual. Volunteers of the day – Novika Chadha, Ashish Kumar, Arpan Tanwar, Sneha, Swati, Shubham Mendiratta, Ravince Singh, Vaibhav Areran, Shalvika Singh, Arif Hussain and Satender Rana (Dev) started the activity started with the prayer – ‘Itni shakti humein dena data, mann ka vishwas kamjor ho na’.

The celebration started with the decoration of the spot with balloons etc. The class commenced with a brief on the importance of the day. The children were also told about Chacha Nehru who was very fond of children and whose birthday is celebrated as the Children’s Day. To test and check the absorption of the facts shared, a quiz was also conducted and correct responses were given loud ovation. The celebration concluded with the dance by the slum children on the latest Bollywood numbers like ‘Mai naachu aaj Chhum Chhum chhum’ and ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo’.
Technical session of the day was on ‘Self-Introduction’ and the children were told to introduce themselves effectively with complete crucial information. They also practiced previous exercises of counting from 1 to 100 and English alphabet.
The class and the celebration ended with the distribution of balloons, Taka-tak, cookies and chocolates among all children Dr. Gopal Krishna Dwivedi accompanied and guided the volunteers as the faculty coordinator of Parivartan Club.

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Finance Club Organized Debate Competition for MBA (2016-18) Batch Students.


Finance Club ‘Finvest’ organized Debate Competition on ‘US fed rate hike and its impact on Emerging Economies including India’ for MBA (2016-18) Batch Students on 10th November 2016 in Seminar Hall, AB-I from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. A total of seven teams participated in the debate competition namely, Nitesh and Mukul, Vikram and Siddharth, Akansha Goel and Himanshu, Akansha Raneja and Shreya, Richa and Shrishti, Prakhar and Vaibhav and lastly Anita and Razi.

The debate was planned such that the students who spoke in favour of the topic were put against the students who were against the topic. The students came up with various different thoughts on the topic and presented a wonderful debate. The judges for the debate were Dr. Anusha Agarwal and Prof. Parul Gupta who had a tough time deciding the winners who came out to be Akansha Goel and Himanshu as the first prize winners, Prakhar and Vaibhav as the second prize winners and Nitesh and Mukul as the third prize winners. The winners were awarded with the prizes and the certificates.

The activity was conducted by the active members of the Finance Club namely, Pooja Agrawal, Rupanshi Bass, Pradeep Bansal, Ashish Sharma, Shankar, Ujjwal Singhal and Mayak from MBA (2016-18) Batch under the much appreciated leadership of Club President Shubham Mendiratta and Vice President Sarthak from MBA (2015-17) guided by faculty coordinator Prof. Neetu Purohit

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Excursion cum Industrial visit to Nainital & Jim Corbett for MBA (15-17) students.


 I.T.S organized an industrial cum leisure 3 days trip to Jim Corbett, Nainital and Mohan on 7th to 10th November 2016.
On 7th November, 2016 at 10:15 pm, 32 (MBA-IIIrd Sem) students of ITS, Ghaziabad along with 2 faculties, Prof Alok Singh, Ms. Rashi Agarwal and a doctor (Dr. Rajeev) started the journey to Jim Corbett by bus. Everybody was welcomed at the Resort at 8:30 am on 8th November, 2016. The students enjoyed pool, table tennis and swings at the resort.

The adventurous trip took a kick off with some team building activities like river crossing and free falling at the river Kosi. Students thoroughly enjoyed the activities and thereafter everybody proceeded to the Holy temple of Maa Girzia. Students enjoyed the music & the bonfire in resort. Everybody gathered together and sang songs and had a gala time.

Next day (9th November 2016) everybody left for Nainital after having breakfast at 8:00am which was around 2 hrs drive from Ramnagar. Before Nanital they take halt at Corbett Fall and enjoyed the natural fall and dense jungle adventure. While enjoying the scenic beauty of the queen of hills the students played antakshari, dumb charads. Mountains all across, green tall trees, terrace farms, lake made a wonderful view that was admired by all. Students were given 3 hours to enjoy and shop. The students admired the wax candles, Rope way, Naina Devi mandir, Mall Road & Zoo for which Nainital is famous. The journey took a halt mid way where students relished the lunch. Finally after spending sufficient time at Nainital, everybody headed back to the resort. After returning from the Nanital at around 8 pm, the students were all geared to rock the dance floor. With dancing shoes put on, all the students enjoyed the DJ night specially organized for them. Even after such a tiring day, the students enjoyed themselves till late.

Jeep safari to Jim Corbett was scheduled for 10th November 2016. All the students woke up at 4:30 am to explore the jeep safari. All students in a group of 7 went for safari in the jungle and spotted animals like elephant, deers, peacocks, hyena and many monkeys too. After the safari, everybody headed back to the resort and finally checked out to return back to the college. Students were also taken for an industrial visit to IMPCL a Government Pharmaceutical company, A Mini Ratan PSU, Mohan, Via Ramnagar, Uttaranchal. All the students very keenly saw and understood the process of preparation of Aurvedic medicine. All the queries and questions were answered by the Production Manager- Mr. Rahul Kumar of the company. The visit ended with a group photograph.

Finally the students reached the college at 11:00 pm on 10th November 2016 with magnificent memories and learning and bonding of friendship and with this a memorable and fun filled trip came to an end.

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Guest lecture by Mr. Sunil Kumar, Calpro Foods Essentials Pvt. Ltd. for MBA (2016-18) Batch Students.


On 09th November 2016, a guest talk was organized for the students of MBA First Year (2016-18). The topic of the session was ‘Use of Demand Forecasting in Business Decision making’. Mr. Sunil Kumar, Project and Operations Head, Calpro Foods Essentials Pvt. Limited, had an interactive and informative session with the students wherein he touched upon the role of the tools of demand forecasting in taking day to day business decisions.

Mr. Sunil Kumar used MS- Excel to demonstrate how to use data to forecast and make relevant decisions. The numerous examples given by Mr. Kumar as well as his answers to the questions raised by the students, helped in creating a good understanding of the discussion among the students.
The activity was organized in the Auditorium from 11:15 AM onwards. The students took active participation in the session and expressed their eagerness to have such sessions in future as well.

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FICCI HR Conference attended by Management Faculty Members.


Dr. D K Pandey, Dr. Charu Choudhry and Prof.Shikha Arora from Management Department attended a Conference organised by The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on human resources titled “HR Best Practices” in New Delhi on 7th and 8th November 2016.

The theme of the conference centred on the changing dynamics of the recruitment industry and how the human resource professionals can implement the best practices in order to nail the very best of talent pool.
The two-day event witnessed presence of HR professionals, corporate leaders, recruiters, academicians, thought leaders and speakers specifically from the HR industry.
Inaugural session was presided over by Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) and managing directors. Speakers included MadhaviLall, Head HR, Deutsche Bank, PrithviShergill, CHRO, HCL Technologies, and Mr. SaugataMitra, Group Head, HR, Mother Dairy Pvt Ltd.

The introduction was followed by the first panel discussion of the day titled, “A Journey from Classroom to Boardroom”. Speakers and moderators of the session included Ms MadhaviLall of Deutsche Bank, Ms Neeti Sharma, Co-Founder Team Lease, Prof. Amit Mookerjee, Dean and Head, IIM Lucknow, Noida Campus, Dr. Jitendra Das, Director, Fore School of Management and Mr Rajeev Kumar, Global Head, Campus Hiring, Wipro Limited.

“Transforming HR for Strategic Talent Management” was the focus area of the second session. The session was presided over by leaders like Dr. Sandhya Chintala, VP NASSCOM and S Radha Chauhan, President and CEO, Department of Electronics and Information Technology.

Third session of the day, focused on the concept of “Onboarding andEngaging Talent in the Digital Age”. Speakers and moderators of the session comprised Mr PrithviShergill of HCL, Ms Pooja Malik, VP, HR, AnandAutomotives Ltd, Ms Kiran Singh, GM, Corporate HR, Mother Dairy, Mr. UnmeshPawar, Global HR MD, Accenture and Mr.Wallace Shah, Director and Country Head, Lausanne Hospitality Consulting.

On the second day, the following sessions took place - Panel Discussion on:‘How Technology is changing the Landscape of Talent Acquisition’. Moderator was Mr. SreekanthArimanithaya, Managing Director, CSC India & Global Lead- Workforce Management,CSC. Panelists were Mr. PremleshMachama – MD, Career Builder IMr. Prashant Bhatnagar – Senior Director, People & Culture, Hike Messenger Mr. M. V. S. Murthy – Chief – People Office, nFDIL (A Future Group Company) and Ms. RinkuKaul – Managing Director, Talent Supply Chain, Accenture. Second session was on ‘Emerging Trends in HR’chaired by Ms. Ester Martinez , CEO & Editor-in-Chief at People Matters.

Conference concluded with Panel Discussion& Closing Plenary on:
‘Empower HR through Apprenticeship’.

It was a good learning experience for the faculty members.

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Special Session on “Business Analytics”


A special session on “Business Analytics” was conducted by Department of IT, I.T.S, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad in New Seminar Hall on 05th November, 2016 for MCA Students. Mr Alok Chaurasia, Associate Director, Cognizant, Belgium was invited as resource person for the special session. Mr. Alok shared his experience on Business Analytics. He said that it can be used to automate and optimize business processes. He told that companies treat their data as a corporate asset and leverage it for competitive benefits. 

He discussed about new pattern and role identification techniques which are rapid using in data analysis. He told about an importance of this approach in the current scenario. He discussed about working of statistical analysis and quantitative analysis. He exposed how Data Analysis is used in real life situations and time taken to trace the privileges provided to the user. He discussed about the solutions against the problem of data filtration for different scenarios. 
Towards the end of the session the resource person discussed the questions related to business analytics and its issues which may be beneficial for students for their better understanding. The session was very interactive and all the students were benefitted towards their knowledge in the domain of Business Analytics by attending such interactive session. Faculty members of the department were also present during the lecture.

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‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme


 6th November, 2016 activity of ‘Parivartan’- the Slum Education Programme, a CSR initiative of ITS, Ghaziabad was a class in which the pollution prevailed from inside to outside. The air all-around was full of heavy pollution and the topic chosen to discuss with the children was also ‘Pollution’ so that they understand the seriousness and consequences of alarming increase in the pollution.

Volunteers of the day – Neha Vashistha, Pooja Singh (RVS), Shashank Chadha, Saddam Hussain, Kaviraj, Pushpendra, Nidhi Singh, Rajesh Borar, Manoj Sharma and Satender Rana (Dev) started the activity started with the prayer – ‘Itni shakti humein dena data, mann ka vishwas kamjor ho na’.
The class started with the theme of ‘Pollution’. The children were asked if they had mild irritation in their eyes or not. They and the volunteers nodded. Then the reason for irritation, growing menace of pollution, types of pollution, causes of pollution and the remedies to control pollution were described and discussed in detail. The children were told to take utmost care that the air, water and surroundings are not polluted by us. Revision of counting from 1 to 100 in Hindi and English also took place.
The transition from Pollution to Petha gave the children a sweet diversion. ITS Ghaziabad had sent three boxes of Petha for the slum children which they received with pleasure in their little hands and relished the taste.
Dr. Gopal Krishna Dwivedi accompanied and guided the volunteers as the faculty coordinator of Parivartan Club.

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Deepawali Celebration by ‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme


30th October, 2016 activity of ‘Parivartan’- the Slum Education Programme, a CSR initiative of ITS, Ghaziabad was an unforgettable Deepawali Celebration with the slum children who enjoyed the brief and quiz on Diwali followed by prizes, eye-catching decorations, aarti of Goddess Laxmi, Rangoli with floating diyas, laddoos, big chocolates and sample burning of few crackers. Exactly on Diwali, when most of the people were engaged in the shopping and household chores, the special volunteers of ITS spared time to celebrate Diwali with the slum children.

Volunteers of the day – Master Adhrit Dwivedi, Shweta Sharma, Shivi Gautam, Sonakshi Mittal, Ayushi Verma, Ashi Sharma, Arti Gupta, Sarthak Sachdeva, Pralay Ganguly and Vikas Babu started the celebration with the decoration of the spot. Poster of Goddess Laxmi, Diwali stickers, hanging wreaths, diyas, and rangoli gave the spot a never before look. The activity started with the prayer – ‘Itni shakti humein dena data, mann ka vishwas kamjor ho na’.
Soon after the decorations, the children were told why Deepawali is celebrated. A quiz was conducted and the correct responses were appreciated with on the spot prizes. The brief and quiz were followed by the Aarti of Goddess Laxmi which the children sang in full devotion with closed eyes and folded hands.
The children were told to avoid burning crackers on Diwali as this leads to pollution and suffocation. But to satiate the childhood interest for crackers, a few crackers were burnt as sample which brought wide smiles on the little faces. The celebration concluded with the distribution of Boondi Laddoos among all children.
28 volunteers were invited for conducting this special activity on Diwali and only 9 turned up. Surprisingly most of them were girls who made this Diwali special for the slum children with their presence, decorations, talks and gifts. Sonakshi, Shweta and Arti had brought big jars of chocolates for the slum children while Ashi gifted them with lovely crackers. 8-10 staff members of Fire Station also witnessed this celebration with the mutual exchange of sweets between them and the volunteers. Dr. Gopal Krishna Dwivedi accompanied and guided the volunteers as the faculty coordinator of Parivartan Club.

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Best Work Place Award” for Faculty/Staff on 28th October, 2016.


5S is the name of a workplace organization method that uses a list of five Japanese words: seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu, and shitsuke. Transliterated into Roman script, they all start with the letter "S". There are five 5S phases: They can be translated from the Japanese as "sort", "set in order", "shine", "standardize" and "sustain".
Keeping that in view, 5S team has organized a “Best Work Place Award” for Faculty/Staff on 28th October, 2016.
“The most successful companies are the ones that employees believe in”.

5s set out to prove this, and to recognize the Best Workplaces Award. 
The objective behind Best Workplaces Award was to bring out the implementation of 5S i.e. "sort", "set in order", "shine", "standardize", and "sustain" in the faculty and staff. All faculty & staff participated with a great zeal in the contest. All workplaces in the institute were cleaned and well managed. Teams visited to individual workplace for the same to select one "Best Faculty Work Place" in each department (PG-IT, PG Management and UG Campus) and three "Best Work Places" for staff.

The faculty cabins of PG-IT were adjudicate by Prof. Charu Chaudhary & Prof. Nitin Saxena from PG- Management department. The faculty cabins of PG-Management were judged by Prof. Nancy Sharma & Prof. Ashutosh Sharma from UG Campus and “Best Faculty Work Place” in UG-Campus were adjudicate by Prof. Puja Dhar & Prof. Smita Kansal from PG-IT. Top three “Best Staff Work Places” were identified by Prof. Yogita Chauhan, Prof. Anuja Roy, and Prof. Chandramani Sharma.

Following are the Best Faculty Work Place in each department:
PG-IT Prof. Saurabh Saxena
PG-Management Prof. Anuja Roy
UG Campus Prof. Sonali Rohilla

Following are the top three Staff Work Place in the institute:

I Winner: Ms. Pavitra Tyagi (Girl’s Hostel Warden)
II Winner: Mr. Ravi Prakash (CRC)
III Winner: Ms. Kanika Mohindru (Reception)

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Poster Making Competition” and “Best Class Room Award” for UG/PG students, on 25th and 26th October, 2016 respectively.


 5S is the name of a workplace organization method that uses a list of five Japanese words: seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu, and shitsuke. Transliterated into Roman script, they all start with the letter "S". There are five 5S phases: They can be translated from the Japanese as "sort", "set in order", "shine", "standardize" and "sustain".
Keeping that in view, 5S team has organized a “Poster Making Competition” and “Best Class Room Award” for UG/PG students, on 25th and 26th October, 2016 respectively. 

Poster Making Competition was organized on the theme “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”. The objective behind Poster Making Competition was to bring out the creativity and imagination of the students through making the Posters to give a platform to the students for showing their talent and also to make an awareness in the peer group for cleanliness. The participation in the contest added enthusiasm among the students. Total 20 teams from BBA, BCA, MCA, MBA and PGDM participated in the competition. Akshita Garg & Priyanka Sharma from BCA 3rd year (Sec B) won the first prize, Mahima Garg & Iqura Khatuon from BBA 2nd year (Sec B) won the second prize and Abhishek & Hemant from MCA 2nd year (Sec A) won the third prize. Prof. A.N. Tripathi, Prof. Pawan Kumar Singh and Dr. Puneet Kumar were the judges for the event. Winners will be awarded by Certificates.
In continuation of this, Best Class Room Award was also organized. The objective behind Best Class Room Award was to bring out the implementation of 5S in students i.e. "sort", "set in order", "shine", "standardize", and "sustain". Participants participated with a great zeal in the contest. All classrooms in PG-IT, PG-Management and UG Campus were cleaned and decorated. One Class Room in each department was selected as Best Class Room. Prof. Puja Dhar and Prof. Rakesh Roshan judged “Best Class Room” in PG-IT(MCA Class Rooms), Prof. Ankur Ahuja and Dr. Puneet Kumar judged “Best Class Room” in PG-Management(PGDM and MBA Class Rooms) and Prof. Kanika Tandon & Prof. Richa Singh judged “Best Class Room” in UG Campus (BBA and BCA Class Rooms). Two students from each class represented their classes by answering the queries of the judges. 
Following are the Best class Rooms in each department:
PG-IT MCA IIIrd sem Section B, Room No 5, AB III
PG-Management MBA Ist sem Section C Room No 3, AB III
UG Campus BCA IIIrd sem, Section A,Room no 1,UG I

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Cultural Club organized activity “SAARANG” for MBA (2016-18) Batch.


 26th October 2016, MBA Cultural Club, organized its first activity, “SAARANG” activity for MBA 16-18. 
The event started with a 10 minutes cultural quiz, 13 teams participated in this round and top 5 teams qualified to quiz further. Along with participants the audiences were also engaged through quizzing and were winning the chocolates throughout the program. Participating teams gave tough competition to each other and there was a tie between two teams. Winners were announced.

This event was not only entertaining but was instrumental in building the impromptu skills and knowledge of the students. By virtue of the event many melodious voices were heard for first time, in a way was a talent discoverer.
Volunteers of the day were :- Rahul Kamboj (chief Coordinator), Vivek Choubey (Discipline), Pooja Singh (Auidience Round), Shivangi Shingh (Prepare Audience Question ), Disha Dobriyal (Stage decorate), Konika Tyagi (Result Prepare), Aarifaa Sahiba (Anchoring), Anumeha Srivastav(Organised Game), Shashank Chaddha (Anchoring), Sahlu Gupta (Discipline)

Out of 13 teams top five teams qualify for second round were:-

* Kajal & Neha

* Mayank & Parul

* Priya & Garima

* Aayushi & Preeti

* Anjul&Vidhi

Three Teams qualified for last Round were:-

* First winner “Priya” &”Garima” ,

* Second winner “Aayushi” &”Preeti”

* Third winner “Mayank” &’’Parul”

Prof. Shuchita Singh and Ms. Shipra were event’s chief guest and Prof. Rashi Agarwal supported the event as the faculty in charge. Results were announced with great enthusiasm and energy, for all the participants.

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Industrial Visit for MBA (2016-18) batch to Moon Beverages, Sahibabad


Department of Management of Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad, has organized an industrial visit to M/s Moon Beverages ltd, Sahibabad on 26th Oct, 2016, for its new batch of MBA students (2016-18). It was started from the Institutional premises at 1:15 PM and students reached to Industrial unit at 2:00 PM. After reaching the site we were escorted to board room where brief introduction about the company has been delivered by company personnel. Later on the visit to manufacturing plant has been organized where manufacturing experts demonstrated the process of beverage manufacturing.

Moon Beverages, Sahibabad was established in 1987, with the manufacturing of soft drinks. The company started with manufacturing of THUMS UP, LIMCA, MAAZA, RIMZHIM, BISLERI, SODA GOLD SPOT under arrangement with Parle. But later on with the takeover of Parle soft drinks limited by Coca Cola Inc., USA in 1993, the company became the franchise manufacturer for Coca Cola Products. The existing installed capacity of the company is 10 million cases per annum.
Currently, the company indulges in manufacturing of Coke, Fanta, Limca, Sprite, Thums Up, Kinley Soda, Maaza. The carbonated soft drinks produced by Coca-Cola are subject to strict quality control and inspection procedures ensuring they meet the highest international standards.

The visit was guided under the mentorship of Dr. Ajay Kumar Sinha.

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