Academic Event

Convocation 2019 celebration

PRESS REPORT

Oriental Education Society’s Sanpada College of Commerce & Technology, Oriental College of Pharmacy, Oriental College of Law, Oriental College of Education,Oriental Institute of Management had witnessed a landmark Convocation 2019 celebration at CIDCO Bhavan Vashi, on Saturday 16th February, 2019. While the scholars were conferred with the Graduation Degree, the proud parents, teachers andfriends witnessed them from the sea of audience as it is a moment of pride in every student’s life. 445 students were conferred with their graduation degree on this glorious day.

The event began with the academic procession by the guests and the graduated students. The Convocation started with the lighting of the lamp by the dignified guests. Hon’ble President of Oriental Education Society, Ex-Education Minister Prof. Javed Khan and Mr. Waseem Javed Khan,MD, Oriental Education Society presided over the event. The Chief Guest of the Convocation was the Hon’ble Judge of Bombay High Court Shri. Sandeep Kashinath Shinde. On this special occasion we also had highly renowned personalities, Dr. Vinaykumar Aawte (Ayush Yuva Advisor to the Prime Minister), Dr. Haider-E-karrar ( Principal of Burhani College, Byculla, Mumbai), Mr. Nikhil Junnarkar (Co-founder of Novospect Ventures Pvt. Ltd.), Dr. Karuna Gupta(Principal of Gurunanak Collage of Education and Research),Dr. Suresh Ukrande (Dean of Science and TechnologyUniversity of Mumbai), to make the event memorable. This was followed by Oath taking ceremony of the graduates.Hon’ble Prof. Javed Khan extended his warm welcome to the guests and addressed the gathering by his motivational speech. He mentioned that an individual does not achieve his goals by just thinking and dreaming but has to bring that into action to achieve his goals.He also pointed out thatEducation forms a good society and he himself had set role model as he has come from a family were his grandfather, wife and daughters are all teachers. Mr. Khan also felicitated the Alumni for their achievements and their service to the society. The dignitaries on the dais where welcomed and felicitated by the Principals of Commerce, Law, Pharmacy, Education and Management Colleges.Hon’ble justice Shri. Sandeep Kashinath Shinde appreciated the students of the Oriental Education Society for passing out with excellence and also the faculties for always being the guiding source of inspiration. He further added that the institution is providing excellent education and each student is empowered to serve for the betterment of the community.

Dr. Vinaykumar Awate advised the students that it’s not always about achieving success but what values you get is more important because it gives you more satisfaction when you look back at life. He also referred about how India and Japan signed anagreement under which many students will get a chance to do internship in Japan. Mr. Nikhil Junnarkar mentioned that “life is a big rolar coster – Enjoy”. Mr. Haider-E-Karrar mentioned that he has known professor Javed khan for more than 35 years for his service in the society. He also expressed “when knowledge speaks wisdom listens”. He encouraged the students to ponder over the thought of giving voice to the voiceless, to empower each other, to stand up for each other and to always work in unity and to believe that unity is strength.Dr. Suresh Ukrandealso addressed the audience and insisted the importance of values. Dr. Karuna Gupta also appreciated the students and asked them to be focussed towards their goal in this competitive era.

Hon’ble Managing Director Mr. Wasim Javed Khan appreciated the hard work put in by each and everyone for the successful completion of the event. He appreciated the student volunteers and thanked them for making this event a grand success. The event came to an end as everyone stood up for the National Anthem.