Sesquicentennial Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti
The Department of Commerce PG commemorated "Relevance of Gandhian Thoughts in Modern Era" as a sesquicentennial Celebration of Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary on 1st October, 2019 from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm in Class Room No.B402 (Admin Block). The Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated on 02 October 2018 as beginning of 150 years of celebrating the Mahatma marked the culmination of the ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ event.
Government of India has decided to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation, at national and international level to propagate his message. On this occasion, Department of Commerce PG commemorated this Programme. The organizing team of this Programme comprises:
a) Ms.Teena Benny Thomas, I M.Com
b) Mr.Sandeep S, I M.Com FA
c) Mr.Austin Antony, I M.Com FA
d) Ms.Malavika, I M.Com
e) Ms.Praneetha, I M.Com
f) Ms.Annu Kuriakose, I M.Com
g) Mr.Jeffrey, I M.Com
The programme includes the following events:
1) A video portraying glimpses of Life of Mahatma Gandhi.
2) Presentation on various modern day leaderships qualities inspired by Mahatma Gandhi.
3) Debate on "Relevance of Gandhian Thoughts in Modern Day Era"
4) A Tribute Song to Mahatma Gandhi
Total 98 students patriotically attended the programme and they were happy with the way the organizing team conducted the Programme. They also learned about invaluable glimpses of life of Mahatma Gandhi.
International Accounting Day
I M.Com & I M.Com FA students of Department of Commerce PG commemorated an Interactive Programme on 11/11/2019 from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm as a part of Celebration of International Accounting Day at Class Room No. B402 (Admin Block). The International Accounting Day is celebrated yearly on November 10. It is the day in 1494 when Venetian Mathematician Luca Bartolomeo De Pacioli published an epic tome that included an in-depth look at book-keeping practices. The organizing team of this Programme comprises Mr.Vijay Kumar, I M.Com; Ms.Teena Benny Thomas, I M.Com; Ms.Malavika, I M.Com; Ms.Annu Kuriakose, I M.Com; Ms.Reena, I M.Com; Ms.Merlyn Claire; Ms.Priyanka V, I M.Com FA; and Ms. Uzma Inayath, I M.Com FA.
The programme includes the following events:
1) A video portraying glimpses of Luca Pacioli
2) Presentation of Book-Keeping Practices unveiled by Luca Pacioli
3) Business Quiz on common Book-Keeping Practices
4) A presentation depicting the relevance of mathematical concepts in accounting.
The organizing team of this Programme has thrown a light on the following:
Total 80 students from I M.Com & I M.Com FA attended the programme and they were highly delighted with the way the organising team conducted the programme. The students have acquired knowledge about the field of accounting which has undeniably developed significantly since its introduction in pre-modern times. They have experienced the robust advancements in the field of accounting throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance period. The International Accounting Day is celebrated on the anniversary of the publication of a critical work in the 15th century by an Italian mathematician.
BUDGET 2019-2020 [LIVE STREAMING]
Department of Commerce PG has arranged Live Streaming on Budget 2019-20 on 5th July 2019 at Conference Hall II (PG Block) from 9 am to 1.45 pm. Our Finance Minister Ms.Nirmala Sitharaman presented a budget 2019-20 in the Parliament on July 05, 2019.
This was the maiden Budget Speech of the Finance Minister. Ms.Nirmala Sitharaman became only the second woman in the history of independent India to present the Union Budget. The students were exposed to the major highlights of the budget 2019-20 presented by our finance minister. Few of the significant highlights are summarized below.
Key Features of Budget 2019-20: Vision for $5 trillion economy driven by investment; Transforming rural lives; New Jal Shakti Mantralaya to ensure Har Ghar Jal; Enhancing ease of direct and indirect taxation; Strengthening connectivity Infrastructure; Gandhipedia to sensitize society; India’s soft power; and Harnessing India’s space abilities.
• Pradhan Mantri Karam Yogi Maandhan: Pension benefits to retail traders and small shopkeepers
• Enhanced interest deduction for affordable housing loan. Tax benefits for corporate tax payers.
• Vision to become $5 trillion economy driven by ‘virtuous cycle’ of investment. India becomes sixth largest economy.
• Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY): Establish robust fisheries management framework Scheme of faceless electronic tax assessment: Aadhaar and PAN to be interchangeable
• Reform, Perform, Transform agenda: GST, IBC, RERA etc. Changing common man’s life: MUDRA, UJJWALA, SAUBHAGYA etc.
Total 89 students (50 from III M.Com & 39 from III M.Com FA) attended Live Streaming on Budget 2019-20 and the students had a robust learning experience from listening to the maiden Budget Speech of our finance minister.
Classes Attended & Number of beneficiaries: I & II Year M.Com & M.Com FA & 172
Place: BCN Special School, Geddalahalli, Hennur Bagalur Rd, Kothanur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560077
Time: 2:00 PM – 04.30 PM
The celebration of Christmas incorporates:
Our M.Com & M.Com FA Students decorated the premises of the School with evergreens on the day of Celebration of Christmas to rejoice this joyous time filled with shopping, gifts giving and happiness. The Christmas wreath represents everlasting life and God's endless love for us.
The Christmas Tree
The Christmas tree is an evergreen trimmed with lights, decorations, and tinsel, is derived from a "paradise tree", or the tree in the Garden of Eden. Out students have gifted the Christmas Tree joyfully to the special school children during the Christmas Celebration.
The beginning of gift giving during Christmas started from the three wise men, with their three gifts for the Christ child. Two of our students acted as Santa Claus and offered the special school children various gifts like pen, lunch boxes, school bags, story books, note books, playing things, etc.
The Christmas Feast
On Christmas day, the year's greatest feast is served. The feast was started off with cakes, tea, and candy bars to the special children and their parents. Once everyone is seated, the food is served and eaten, after dessert, people drink and dance.
Christmas Songs stand as one of the most important pillars of holiday music. Our students with the faculty members sang a variety of Christmas songs with the special children in the Christmas day celebration.
The exchange of Christmas gifts are a cause for much wild excitement and celebration. Thus, gift giving and merriment fills the holiday season of Christmas. Our students distributed various Christmas Gifts to the school children.
3 Days Industrial Trip to Hyderabad with 75 Students and 3 Faculty Members.
• The students were exposed to various functional areas of two Industries and they acquired practical knowledge on different operations of the industries. They were also exposed to lectures given by the CEOs of the Industries.
• Practical exposures about Industries are really important for the PG students to have better understanding of the subjects taught in the programme.
Centre for Employability and Corporate Relations (CECR)
Global Competitive environment today requires resilient individuals who are dynamic in their approach, humble in their attitude, proactive in their thought and committed in their purpose. Right since its inception, Kristu Jayanti College has endeavored to inculcate a mental quality infrastructure in each student. Based on the four pillars of education - Knowledge, Skills, Values and Attitude, the Jayantian Education system is geared towards holistic change.
Effectiveness of education is proved by the Job Placements offered to the students. During the previous year more than 52 corporate organizations visited our campus to recruit prospective employees from various streams of study at Post Graduate and Graduate Levels. The holistic educational curriculum and training to imbibe organizing ability, communication skills and team spirit have made the students enterprising to meet the demands of modern business.
The Centre for Employability and Corporate Relations (CECR) conducted Placement Orientation and Training Programme (POTP) for M.Com & M.Com FA students.
Event: Placement Orientation and Training Programme
Aim: The sole aim of the programme is to imbibe the students with knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to meet the demands of the corporates
Date & Time: 10.07.2018 & 11AM TO 12.50 PM
Venue: Conference Hall II (PG Block)
No. of Students Participated: 80
1. M.Com : 42
2. M.Com FA : 38
Capacity Building Training on Life Skills for the PG Students
Departments: Commerce PG & Economics
Classes Attended & Number of Beneficiaries: I M.Com & I M.Com FA & I MA Economics & 93 Students
Faculty Coordinator: Dr.Muthukumar V
About Life Skills
Three days life skill education for the I Year M.Com, M.Com FA and M.A Economics Students of our college was started with Introduction to Life skill Education on 26th July at 09.00 AM in the Mini Auditorium of PG Block. Dr.Aloysius Edward, Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Management and Prof.Vijayakumar R, Head, Department of Commerce introduced the life skills education to the participants. In this session, Dr.Aloysius Edward and Prof.Vijayakumar R explained the significant and importance of life skills education in the personal and professional life of an individual. A bird’s eye view on all the ten life skills was given by Dr.Aloysius Edward for I Year M.Com FA & M.A Economics Students and by Prof.Vijayakumar R for I Year M.Com Students during the inaugural session.
Indian Innovation Summit / CII Summit
We were a group of 26 students from M.Com and M.Com FA who were selected to be part of the INDIAN INNOVATION SUMMIT 2017 organized by the Confedaration of Indian Industry (CII). We had attended an orientation and briefing prior to the date of the summit on 12th & 13th July 2018, at the CII office at Indiranagar. Committees were allocated to us and a briefing about the duties and responsibilities was also provided.
We were assigned the following committees, namely, registration, membership, momento felicitation, floor management and the speaker’s lounge.
1000-1100 Hrs: Inaugral Session
The theme strives to address the spirit of nation building that lends to an ecosysytem of innovation that is so critical to the future of the citizens in a digitally connected world.
1220-1315 Hrs: Session 1 : Learning to Fly – Innovation by Teens
When many of us were in our teens, summer projects and work for science fairs meant visit to a photocopier :copy, cut and paste photos and graphics on colorful presentation boards. Our hobbies translated to playing cricket (or its equivalent, baseball they call it), watching it on a TV, or playing it on a computer. The answer mostly is a function of our time-and-space coordinates. While much hasn’t changed today, we come across teenagers with creative, scientific minds that are building extraodinary devices, revolutionery materials and renewable technologies that might just dent the universe and change the planet for better. What’s fascinating about these developmet is that the teens @innovation are not doing it for themeselves. And, the trophies are coming in form of seed funds and venture capital. In this session, we proudly showcase and understand the phenomenal Gene why – and why not from across the world that’s driving the Gen Y.
1415 – 1515 Hrs: Session -2: Rise of Machines and Future of Human Labour
The rise of machine-driven intelligence solution impacts the human labour in various industries with varying degrees of scale. The machine-driven autonomous systems and assisted decision –support system challenge the low –value adding repetitive jobs that are on one end of the work spectrum. But at the same time, intrude into the high value diagnostic-driven domain specialization arenas such as medicine and environment science. A hybrid workforce of machine and humans give rise to an existential of the future of human labour and intelligence. The session explores the trends, opportunities and challeneges for human labour.
1515 – 1615 Hrs: Session – 3: All Sysytems Digital – A Cashless Move
The digital economy is disrupting the analog world by moving cash into the digital currency form. This is driving rural india embrace the digital world with mobile phone, digital wallet and biometriv identity. This opens on under served segment to main stream marketing nd consumerism while contours of this new indian both in term of aspiration and anixiety for celebrating inclusion while losing anonymity.
1645 – 1745 Hrs: Session - 4: Great Expectations – Scaling the Consumption Economy
The ecommerce boom has resulted in several shifts in the business landscape anchored on convenience at first, later focusing an experience, bringing about consumer inclusion from non-metro and rural regions. Indian ecommerce has so far focused on customer acquisition, gross merchandise value (GMV) growth and scale, funded often through heavy discounts. Today the conversation shifts to opportunities and constraints impacting the sustainability of the ecommerce model . as an area driving growth for the India economy, scale and sustainability for eCommerce may be vital for the economy itself
1750 – 1835 Hrs: CII- 3M Student Challenge
The session highlights the top 3 of the CII-3M students challenge for innovation in the areas of innovation for national missions. The session concludes with an experience sharing by renowed prsonality with a unique blend of artistic talent and technology expertise.
Day II : 13th July 2018
1045 – 1135 Hrs : Session- 5: Panel discussion on society and innovation
The panel explores the impact of different innovations on society, throwing light on beliefs, values and practices rooted in a nation’s culture. The concept of identity, the need for privacy and the strifes for equality are important social and cultural dimensions for building a national wealth around innovation. The cross- border nature of economic activities, the connected nature of digital societies and the local identity of sub cultures and ethinic groups presents a melting pot of divergent views on the role of innovation in scociety.
1140 – 1230 Hrs: Session-6: Cure for All – A bridge too far
One in three person diagnosed with the disease do not survive beyond five years. This leaves a little scope for developing insights about the disease, the possible diagnosis and what works best for who. For instance, let us say, a drug has been found to be effective in trating realtively rare of cancer. The medicine not only has a significantly higher success rate than medicine for other cancers but also far fewer side effects because its potency is trained on specific cancer cells. The rise of personalized/precision medicine is revolutionizing the way doctors and pharmaceutical companies approach diseases. Using genetic sequencing, medical professionals are now able to separate people with similar symptoms into far narrower groups and target medicines at them. Which could perhaps translate into: the doctor cures, the self-heals
1235 – 1330 Hrs :Session- 7 : Learning to unlearn – A digital immigrant’s dilemma
For once we can believe that technology can change the world since education and learning industry has embraced technology. New skills and passion for constant learning are becoming increasingly rewarding. A new ecosystem is greatly impacting and, in some cases, redifining, established systems and institutions. In its report, understanding Knowledge scocieties, the United Nations describes knowledge economies as those societies in which information and the creation of knowledge have replaced industrial production as the main contributor to GDP. To multiply the wealth of nations, this session discusses how businesses and government can integrate ICT into their core processes to increase efficiency, expand the scope and reach their services and improved productivity.
1430 – 1530 Hrs : Session – 8: Framing Innovation –A new state diplomacy
The innovation framework of a nation is at the core of wealth creation paradigm for any state. The need for policy enablement for public good and its balancing avt with protecting competitiveness of the industry gives rise to many fissures in international relations. This clash of national interest with international trade results in clash of patents, trade policies and tax regimes and it is this fine act of diplomacy which drives the nation’s innovation framework. The session analyses the social, moral and legal aspects of this frameworks as well as the business imperatives to bring out an informed and unbiased view.
As a group of 16 students, our biggest takeway was that we could engage in what the corporate world would call it, the much needed “networking”, be it Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan the chairman of CII India or Priyank Kharge , the minister from the Government ; we found it hard to believe that we were there talking informally to them at that precise moment.
We were also happy to walk around at the innovation expo organised at the venue, where we had a nice time listening to what the companies around the globe are heading to when it comes to innovation and technology. Though the days ended too soon, we were happy and contended deep down in our hearts to be part of such an event and to get an hands on experience when it comes to managing an event as huge as this summit. We sincerely thank the department of Commerce and Management (PG) for giving us the oppurtunity to be part of such an event which was indeed a rewarding experience to all of us.
Vichaarmanthan 2017: An Interactive Session with Indian & Global Visionaries Financial Sector Regulations
The Department of Commerce (PG) conducted the 35th edition of Vichaarmanthan (2017) for all PG students on “financial sector regulations”. Dr. Michael Debabrata Patra, Executive Director, RBI India & Member, Monetary Policy Committee of India was the Chief Guest of this event which took place on September 15, 2017.
Chief Guest engaged students with informative sessions on:
1. RBI and Monetary Policies
2. Governance & Regulation
3. Economic Status of the Country
4. Demonetization and its Impact
5. Financial Sector
The sessions were interactive and informative by allowing the students to raise questions related to emerging trends in Financial Sector Regulations.
Rural Explosure "Grama Samveditha” 2017-2018
The department of Commerce (PG) conducted a rural exposure trip for the students of M.Com and M.Com (FA). The students were accompanied by teachers - Dr.V.Muthu Kumar, Dr.T.K.Murugeshan, Dr.Renugadevi, Prof.Madhumalathi and Prof. Swetha to a Bangalore Rural District SHRI SIDDAGANGA SCHOOL, Purushanahalli, Doddaballapura Taluk from December 7th 2017 to December 8th 2017. The theme of the event was GRAMA SAMVEDITHA.
The students conducted many activites for children of the school which included life skill activities for classes of 8th, 9th and 10th standard.
Industrial Visit: 3-day visit - Hyderabad
The department of Commerce(PG) organized an industrial trip for 71 students of III M.Com & M.Com (FA) to Coco Cola Aminpur Unit in Hyderabad and Geological Survey of India on 4th October 2017 and 8th October 2017.
The students learnt that practical life in industries is quite different and challenging. It gave students a better understanding of industries.
25th NATIONAL QUALITY SUMMIT
A group of 11 students from M.Com and M.Com FA were selected to be part of the National Quality Summit organized by the Confedaration of Indian Industry (CII).
Make In India and global quality trends were part of the technical sessions attended by students.
Report On 13th Indian Innovation Summit
A group of 16 students from M.Com and M.Com FA, were selected to be part of the prestigious Indian Innovation Summit 2017, organized by the Confedaration of Indian Industry (CII) held on 13th and 14th of July 2017.
Students actively participated in the following committees, namely, registration, membership, momento felicitation, floor management and the speaker’s lounge..
Networking with eminent people of the likes of Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan the chairman of CII, India, was a key takeaway for the students who also got the opportunity to be a part of the innovaative exhibition and interact with global companies across the world.
Three days of life skill education was conducted for the I year M.Com, M.Com FA and M,A Economics students of Kristu Jayanti College which began with Introduction to Life skill education on 19th July at 09.00 P.M in the Mini Auditorium of PG Block.
Prof.Vijayakumar R, Head, Department of Commerce Introduced the life skill education to the participants. In his session Prof.Vijayakumar R explained the importance of 10 life skills in the life of an individual.
Workshop 1: Equity, Forex and Commodity Market
The PG Department of Commerce conducted a one-day work shop on Equity, Forex and Commodity market for M.Com and M.Com (FA) students on Friday 12th August, 2016. The resource persons for the day were Mr. Himanshu Gupta and Mr.Sumit Mukerjee.
The entire workshop was split into five sessions.
The first session mainly focused on the basics of equity market where the resource person talked about IPO. Whereas, the second and third sessions focused on currency and commodity markets respectively and the fourth was on risk management. The last session was interactive, where the students were exposed to the practical aspects of share market by simulating the stock exchange.
Workshop 2: Wealth Management and Security Analysis
The PG department of commerce organized a 1 day workshop on recent trends in wealth management and security analysis for M.Com & M.Com (FA) students on Friday 29th July 2016. The chief resource person for the day was Mr Srinivasan Lakshmi Narayan.
The objective of the workshop was: To inculcate in the students a general awareness on wealth management and security analysis.
The resource person spoke about different was of investing including mutual funds. . He later described different ways of making a wise financial decision such as
1. Focusing on long term goals
2. Having multiple sources of income
3. Following a proper budget
4. Only invest in a venture that one is able to manage and understand
5. Keep track of the expenses one incurs
6. Try getting financial advises from experts
Students learned how to create savings habit, the various ways of investing in different ventures, meaning of wealth management and importance of tax planning.
The Department of Commerce (PG) organized life skills education for the first year M.Com, M.Com FA and M.A Economics students. The event began with Introduction to Life skill education. Dr.V.Babu, co-ordinator M.Com and M.Com (FA), introduced the life skill education to the participants. In his session Dr.V.Babu explained the importance of all 10 life skills in the life of an individual.
Samshodhana (research forum) report - Department of Commerce
To motivate the research culture among the post graduate commerce students of Kristu Jayanti College an initiation was taken to start a research forum. The forum was named as Samzodhana (Research).
The forum is monitored by the Coordinator M.Com Programme and Research methodology subject teacher.
Objectives of the Forum
➢ To motivate and equip the students to undertake research
➢ To help the students to publish the research papers in reputed journals
➢ To improve the art of writing research report Activities
➢ Helping the members to identify research problems
➢ Weekly discussion on research topics
➢ Discussions on the prepared questionnaires and interview schedules
➢ Discussions on application of statistical tools
➢ Debate on published research papers.
Rural Exposure – Village Visit – Final Year M.com
Department of Commerce (PG) organized a village visit to Kesaregere village, Maastihobli, Mallur taluk, Karnataka for IV Sem M.com students on 1st and 2nd February 2016.
The M.com students raised several questions to the gram panchayat members to address the grievances faced by the villagers regarding healthcare, women development activities, transportation facilities, sanitation and insurance.The interaction was followed by prize distribution to the winners of the previous day’s sports activities. Finally, notebooks and stationery were distributed to all the students of the primary school.
The Department of Commerce (PG) conducted the 27th edition of Vichaarmanthan on March 19, 2016 for all PG students on “financial sector regulations”. Shri. N. S. Vishwanathan, Executive Director, RBI was the Chief Guest of the event.
The session was interactive with students asking various questions related to financial sector regulations.
The Department of Commerce (PG) conducted the 24th edition of Vichaarmanthan - an interactive series with Indian and Global visionaries for all PG students on “RBI Reforms and Current Trends in Banking” on September 11, 2015. Smt. Deepali Pant Joshi, Executive Director, RBI was the Chief Guest of the event.
The session was interactive with students asking various questions related to the reforms in RBI and measures related to curbing inflation.
Samshodhan (Research Forum)
In-order to motivate the research culture among the Post Graduate Commerce students of Kristu Jayanti College, an initiation was taken to start a research forum. The forum was named as Samshodhan (Research). The forum is monitored by the Co-ordinator M.Com Programme and Research methodology subject teacher.
Objectives of the Forum are as follows
* To motivate and equip the students to undertake research
* To help the students to publish the research papers in reputed journals
* To improve the art of writing research report
* Helping the members to identify research problems
* Weekly discussion on research topics
* Discussions on the prepared questionnaires and interview schedules
* Discussions on application of statistical tools
* Debate on published research papers
The forum activities prepared students to publish the papers in reputed journals.
Rural Exposure – Village Visit – IV M.com
Department of Commerce (PG) organized a village visit for IV Sem M.com students on 2nd and 3rd of December 2014. During the visit, students undertook many social activities in order to explore the rural culture and lifestyle. They also conducted many programs relating to social issues in order to create awareness among the village dwellers.
Industrial Visit- Toyota
Department of Commerce organized an industrial visit for students of M.com second year (2011-2013 batch) to Toyota Kirloskar factory, on 10th June 2013. Two faculty members Prof. V Babu and Prof. Mohammed Umair accompanied the students. A brief introduction about the company and the production process of the plant was given to the students after which they were taken to the plant, where the production process was shown in detail.
The visit helped students understand and appreciate the work culture, world class manufacturing and quality assurance systems of Toyota Kirloskar factory. It gave a unique opportunity to acquire practical knowledge about the Just in time production process.
Rural Exposure – Village Visit III M.com
Department of Commerce (PG) organized a village visit for III Sem M.com students on 30th and 31st October 2013.
The main aim of the rural exposure program was to understand the culture, life style and challenges faced by the rural population in terms of basic facilities, health and primary education.
The students learnt about societal problems. They also gained nuggets of wisdom about the various financial and development scheme sanctioned by the state government and central government along with the implication level.
Field trip to Bangalore International Airport
The students of IV semester B.Com Tourism students had an opportunity to visit Bangalore International Airport on 4 July 2012. Students were introduced to the four main entries to the airport, VIP, Staff, Domestic and International passengers’ entrance.
The functions of the baggage allowance area, where the bags of the passengers were weighed and also were informed about the different procedures that needs be followed while checking the bags. And then they were taken to the VIP guest rooms which were maintained only for purpose of assisting VIP personals and also an introduction to the various formalities to be followed at the international counter.