Awaaz –Ek behtar kal ke liye …is a flagship event of Tolani Institute of Management Studies, Adipur. Awaaz 2015 marked a decade long journey of celebrating the successful accomplishment of Awaaz since 2004. TIMS organized Awaaz 2015 on 3rd January, 2015, Saturday in the presence of the Chief Guest Mme Anjana Hazari, President, Gandhidham Collegiate Board, and the Guests of Honour Mr. Prashant Agarwal, Vice President, Marwadi Yuva Manch and Mr. Omprakash Sariyala, Secretary, Marwadi Yuva Manch.
The event started with the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries. Welcome address and an overview about TIMS were provided by Dr. Sampada Kapse, Director, TIMS. Dr. Kinjal Ahir, Co-ordinator, Student’s Activities, gave a brief of the decadal journey of Awaaz and explained how the social project was associated with Awaaz 2015.
The programme started with a heart-touching performance by twelve students of Upasna Hari Aasro Trust on the song ‘It happens only in India’. They proved through their performance that through the provision of specialized education even the physically or mentally challenged students can showcase their talent and show that they are a part of the society that should look upon them with empathy and provide necessary support system for them to grow into a participative citizenry of the country.
The theme on ‘Cleanliness’ started with a display of a small act showcasing the need of self-awareness and self-consciousness in the eradication of dirt and filth around us. It was followed by a short video of Mr. Anuj Sharma who explained how his organization could save about 12 cylinders by the use of bio-gas. Thereafter TIMS students made a presentation to show how two groups of TIMS students took the efforts to create awareness regarding the cleanliness. The cleanliness drive started with developing good habits and creating awareness regarding the benefits of cleanliness to all stakeholders at TIMS and various schools. They mentioned that students actually cleaned their campuses and actively participated in the drawing competitions on the said topics. A documentary showcasing the facts problems and solutions regarding cleanliness was well received by the audience
Dr. Bhavesh Vanpariya, Co-ordinator, Student’s activities introduced the speakers. It was followed by a speech of encouragement by Mme. Hazari. Mr. Sariyala in his speech expressed his happiness regarding the selection of themes and on the success of the program. The release of Quest – the Biannual Journal of Management and Research, December, 2014, was then done by the Guests and the team of Quest, Prof Manju Raisinghani, Managing Editor, Dr. Tejash Pujara, Dr. Suresh Lalwani and Ms. Hema Bhatia.
The second theme of Awaaz was Women Empowerment. A big team of about 20 students displayed with a lot of enthusiasm a gali nukkad on stage highlighting the sensitivities associated with women empowerment and the issues related to it. A theme dance of women empowerment was then gracefully presented by girls that highlighted the paradox of various roles of a woman in Indian society. A documentary showing the plight of women in India, its causes and solutions was then showcased. It also brought to the limelight the efforts put by the TIMS students in enhancing the women empowerment.
The third theme of education began with the display of the activities undertaken as a part of the social project by the TIMS students at various places like schools, anganwadis, slum areas, etc. The presentation was followed by a documentary showing the current status, problems, initiatives taken and opportunities to enhance education access to even the most impoverished of the people in the society.
The compeering was done by Ms Khusboo Mansuriya and Ms. Anjali Ambwani. Theme compeering was done by Mr. Kapil Varyani, Ms Lubna Baig, Ms Bharti Vasandani and Ms. Sonali Goplani. The IT support was provided by Mr. Jagdeep Bhardwaj, Mr. Praveen Mupparthy, Mr. Bhavik Khodiyar and Mr. Kunal Gupta. The event was organized under the leadership of Dr. Sampada Kapse, Director, and under the guidance of the student activity co-ordinators, Dr. Kinjal Ahir, Dr.Bhavesh Vanpariya and Ms. Dhara Jhala. The event was sponsored by Marvadi Yuva Manch and Adani Kandla Bulk Terminals Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Nandlal Goyal and Mr. Hiren Shah were very instrumental in providing this support. The vote of thanks was delivered by Prof. Dhara Jhala, Co-ordinator, Student’s activities. At the end participants and guest ignited the candles of light and hope to mark their commitment towards the society.
At the entrance of the venue greetings and souvenirs created by the students of Hari Asro Trust were at a display that were well-received by the audience.
1st Prize winner: Barkha Dhawan (batch 2014-16)
2nd Prize winner: Sneha Vora (batch 2014-16)
3rd Prize winner: Jimal Kothiyar & Virendra Pandit
A Seminar on Union Budget 2014-15 was organized by Tolani Institute of Management Studies, Adipur on 21st July, 2014 at TIMS New Auditorium for the students, staff and faculty of TIMS.
CMA (Prof.) Ashutosh Bhambhani in his welcome address clarified the purpose and emphasized the importance of the seminar for business managers, professionals and the management students, in particular.
To help the students to sharpen their analytical skill, to develop creative thinking and to take informed decisions effectively, the seminar was divided into three sessions with presentations by the students only.
The Impact of the Union Budget on the overall Indian economy and the Stock Market was aggressively presented by Bharti Vasandani, Vipul Ramanandi and Deepa Jeswani, praising the finance minister’s proposals for the sustainable economic development of the country, leading it to become a developed country from a developing one.
The Impact of the Union Budget on various manufacturing, service and industrial sectors was presented by Bhavesh Motiyani, Nikita Tarani, Pavan Manghwani and Simran Bath.
They highlighted the proposed measures for various sectors such as infrastructure , real estate, automobile, agriculture, power, transport, security, FMCG, services – education, health, insurance, etc.
Sonali Goplani and Vanisha Goyal threw light on the direct tax implications for different categories of assesses – particularly on a common man and business units, – explaining detailed implications of each major budget proposals with examples.
The presentation sessions were followed by the questions-answers from the audience.
Dr. Sampada Kapse, Director, TIMS presented, as a token of appreciation, the mementos to the speaker students and the vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Bhambhani as a master of the seminar.