Events


Eco Club Activity - World Water Day

Water is an essential building block of life. It is more essential to quench thirst or protect health. In order to create awareness among the general public , Eco club of Dr.N S A M First Grade College celebrated World Water Day under the theme "The Importance of Freshwater” on 22nd March 2018 . On this occasion of World Water Day Eco –Club and More Nature Association team adopted a lake in Allalsandra in Yelahanka province to clean the surroundings of the lake .The team invited a resources person Mr. N Sathish Corporater , Mr. Ravi lake, Secretary of Allalsandra lake who has worked hard to recycle the sewage water. Dr. R. Shanti Iyer, Principal, Dr N S A M FGC also attended the program despite of her busy schedule.

The resource person addressed the gathering and spoke about the recycling of water for other domestic use and to preserve the freshwater for the future generation and also to save the mother earth.

The students’ team organized a campaign to clean the lake surrounding and to collect all plastic covers, bottles and other waste materials. Students also educated the public not to through plastic covers in and around the lake and not to make it dirty as the water can be reused for watering the plants and also used by nearby factories.

The campaign gave a message to all common man to make the world a better place by making their nearby surroundings safe and clean for safer, cleaner and more prosperous future. 


   
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Eco Club Activity - World Forest day

Eco club of Dr N S A M First Grade College celebrated World Forest Day under the theme “Forests and Sustainable Cities”. This global celebration of forests provides a platform to create awareness about the importance of all types of trees and plants in and around us. To create awareness about the same the Eco-Club team organized a campaign in Yelahanka New Town and many dignitaries namely Mr. Vishwanth, MLA Yelahanka constituency, Mr. Muniraju Ex- corporater Yelahanka ward were invited on 21st March 2018.

Mr. Vishwanath spoke about the celebration at International level in order to increase the public awareness among communities about the values, significance and contributions of the forest to balance the lifecycle on the earth.

After the speech the Eco- Club team gave medicinal plant sapling to the all dignitaries present there and showed the first remark to grow more and more plants. The team further marched along with the dignitaries spreading the awareness to grow plants and also made the public to understand the forest value in their daily lives as an essential element to save the earth.

Totally the whole program was a huge successful one.


   
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Programmme by Students’ Council

Students’ Council of Dr. NSAM First Grade College organized a programme for II Sem B.Com and BBA students on 21 st March, 2018 at our at our college seminar hall.

The programme titled “How to overcome the fear of platform performance” was basically designed for the students keeping in mind the reasons which adversely affect their communication skills as it is proven facts that ‘fear’ is a common barrier to communication skills.

Ms. Swathi Nandini an alumnus of Dr. NSAM FGC was invited as the speaker for the programme. She presented the topic with visual illustrations and some activities with the students. The speaker also mentioned about four fundamental reasons of fear like Communication, Correlation, Judgment and Self Deprecation. The students enjoyed the programme and immensely benefited.

Mr. Abhijit Naha, Convener of Students’ Council of Dr. NSAM FGC welcomed the guest. Dr. Shailaja Shastri also graced the occasion and spoke about the relevance of conducting this kind of programme for the benefit of the students.

Finally, Dr. Annapoorna Kishore proposed the vote of thanks.


   
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Report on An awareness program on “Health Insurance”

Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss. It is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent or uncertain loss. To create awareness among the students regarding the same a talk was organized by Dr N S A M First Grade College on the topic “Health Insurance” under the Aegis of Business Lab on 21st March 2018.

Mr. J. B. Janardana, H O D of English welcomed the guest and briefly introduced them to the audience.

Mr. Nagaraj, Assistant Branch Manager, Star Health and Allied Insurance co. Ltd initiated his talk with interaction on awareness of insurance. He further spoke about the various kinds of insurance which included vehicle, health and so on. Then he continued his talk mentioning the importance of health insurance in present scenario. He stressed on the need of health insurance for immigrants also. Another speaker, Mr. Shariq , Territory Manager, of the company explained the technicalities of the products and reimbursement/ cashless hospitalization followed by a talk by Ms. Lakshmi Harish, executive of insurance Company.

Dr. R Shanthi Iyer, the college principal, in her presidential talk underlined the need of health insurance to all categories of people including the students. She also said that it was not enough to just know about health insurance policies but also the students should spread this knowledge to all the sections of the society.

Finally the programme got concluded with a vote of thanks by Mr. Chiranjeevi, coordinator, Business Lab.


   
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Women’s Day Celebration

The Women’s Forum of Dr NSAM First Grade College, Bangalore celebrated Women’s Day on 8th March 2018. The Programme started with by welcoming the gathering by Yukta Mukhi of 1th Sem B.com, followed by invocation song by Savitha and Nandini and lighting the lamp by Dr. Shanti Iyer Principal FGC , Prof. Chitra, Principal PU College and Dr Shylaja Shastri.

He program continued with a group song by Savitha and team of Ist B.com students followed by a speech by Dr.R. Shanti Iyer. In her speech Dr Iyer gave many examples of women entrepreneurs and their contribution to the society. Ms. Shylaja Shastri and Ms. Chitra also spoke about the importance of women’s day celebration and women’s participation in every field. The handmade greeting cards which were done by FGC students themselves were distributed to the staff.

The most admirable moment of the celebration was the felicitation of women maintenance staff of FGC and PUC- Ms. Aruna, Ms. Kamalamma, Ms. Venkateshamma and Ms. Nagamme.

The Programme concluded with a vote of thanks by Ms. Indrekala Asst. Professor Dr. NSAM FCG to thank all the student volunteers and dignitaries.


   
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Guest lecture on Gandhian principles

Literary Forum of Dr. NSAM First Grade College, Yelahanka organized a programme titled “Gandhiji and Non- violence” on 06/03/2018. Prof. S Narayanan, Retired Professor of English, was invited to address the students on the topic in order to throw light on the topic on ‘Ahimsa’, a lesson prescribed for 2nd semester B.Com and BBA students. Dr. R. Shanti Iyer , Principal, Dr. NSAM FGC welcome the speaker, Mr J B Janardhan, HOD in English introduced the speaker, which was followed by lecture by the chief guest.

In his speech Professor emphasized on the relevance of Gandhian thoughts in the modern world. He also spoke about the purpose of Gandhiji’s Non- Violence which made British realize that they were wrong. A non-violence fighter should be mentally strong otherwise it is not possible to adopt the principles of non-violence. According to Gandhiji violence was not the solution to eradicate injustice .The only way to end injustice was self- realization. It could be done through persuasion. Prof. Narayanan mentioned about ‘fear’ and ‘hate’ which also stressed that fear is the main obstacle in the process of persuasion. Prof. Narayanan also mentioned about Gandhiji’s point of view about the environment and how he differentiated between ‘need’ and ‘greed’. Gandhiji’s Eco-friendly economics was also revealed in the speech. Overall the programme was very effective from the students’ point of view. Finally a vote of thanks was rendered by Ms. Salomi, ist year B.com student


   
   
   
   

Eco Club Activity - World wild life day

One of the greatest creatures in the world created by god is bird. We find more varieties of birds across the world. Birds need water to survive. Many birds die due to lack of water. In order to create awareness about the conservation of bird species, Dr.N S A M First Grade College in collaboration with “Eco Club” of the college and More Nature Association celebrated World Wildlife Day under the theme "The Future of Wildlife is in Our Hands Save Birds” on 3rd March 2018. The theme was chosen to reinforce the link between wildlife, human activity and sustainable development and to spread the awareness, especially to youths. Allalsandra lake was selected for this purpose. On this occasion Dr N S A M FGC invited a resource person Dr. Sandhya, Senior official, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and also an active citizen. She motivated all the students to create awareness among the general public about the environmental issues especially to save birds.

After the motivational speech placards were distributed to the students to create awareness for saving birds by keeping a bowl of water in their house balcony or terrace so that the birds can come and drink water and save their lives.

The team got a good response from the general public and many shared their views on this life saving activity of wild life.


   
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REPORT ON PRINCIPALS’ MEET

In the present scenario, the role of the administrators and leaders in education set ups has become and much more difficult and challenging. The need of the hour is to find the root cause for the same solutions for the problems faced by the administrators. Understanding the importance of the Academic leadership, Dr.NSAM First Grade College in collaboration with Dr. NSAM PU College organised a Principals’ Meet on 26th February, 2018 on the theme “New Dimensions of Academic Leadership”.

The Principals from various eminent colleges and high schools and the faculty members of Dr.NSAM College had an exhilarating experience and opportunity to receive the motivational speech by the Chief Guest Dr.(Prof.) G K Karanth, ex. Director, ISEC, Bangalore. The program started with the formal welcome speech by Dr. R.Shanti Iyer, Principal, Dr. NSAM First Grade College. The session was very interactive and the participants got all their queries cleared by the speaker.

In his speech, Dr. Karanth quoted the example from the Mahabharata, the episode between Kunti and Karna and took an oath from him that he will not use the same arrow against the Pandavas. In the same way the teachers should not use the same tactics/technique for teaching. And he further stressed that teaching is a fusion of various techniques which is the New Dimension of Academic Leadership for Teachers and Principals.

He also appealed that the creation of an efficient teacher should be rallied like a relay and also advised on the effective Survival Tactics in learning to wear our hats of different professions. Finally the programme ended with a vote of thanks by Mr.Kallesh, faculty member, Dr. NSAM PU College.


   
   
   
   
   

Feb
2018
Alumni Report- 2018

The annual ‘Alumni Meet’ was celebrated with great enthusiasm on 24th February, 2018. Students were thrilled to meet their friends, staff and their Alma mater. Dr. Rajendra Hegde, Principal Scientist and Head, Regional Center was the chief Guest for the day. More than 140 Alumni students visited the college to interact with each other and recollect their old memories. The Meet commenced with a formal programmme where the chief Guest and the Alumni students were welcomed with an invocation song and an inaugural dance on Mahishasura Madhirni by our college Dance team. Principal, Dr.R. Shanti Iyer welcomed the gathering and emphasized the importance of alumni meet. Ms. Aasha, one of the Alumni Coordinators, read the alumni report sharing the history of Dr. NSAM FGC and the achievements of the students from the years 1999 to date. This was followed by introduction of chief guest by Mrs.Inderakala. In his speech, Dr. Rajendra Hegde spoke about the relevance of alumni meet and was also happy with the number of Alumni students who were present and asked them to give back something to the institute. He also suggested alumni students to create a network and help the institution in the placements and career guidance to the present students.

Prof Chithra, Principal of Dr. NSAM PU College shared her views about the Alumni Meet and appreciated the students for their success. Few of the Alumni students shared their experiences in the college and owed the responsibility to contribute for the development of the college. Dr. Hemavathi, one of the Alumni Coordinators, proposed the vote of thanks and the formal programme came to an end.

Alumni Meet was concluded with lunch and interaction among students and staff.

Principal, Dr.R. Shanti Iyer, interacted with each group of the Alumni students and shared her vision for the institution and asked the alumni students to actively cooperate in all the endeavors of the college to take the college to great heights.

On the whole the Alumni Meet- 2018 was a grand Success.

   
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Feb
2018
Report on industrial visit

Industrial visit programme was organized for students of Dr.NSAM FGC on 19 th and 20 th of February, 2018 to make the students familiar with the production process of the industry. The industry selected for this purpose was Coca Cola beverages Private Limited, Bidadi, Bangalore . The students were from 2 nd year B.com and BBA and 1 st year BBA visited the factory.

The industry had two divisions one for carbonated soft drinks which included Coca Cola, Kinley, Sprite, Limca, Fanta,Thums Up and second for other drinks like Maaza, Minute maid made with pulp of orange and mousambi.

The procedure of the industry includes manufacturing and service operations, linkages between market requirements and selection of manufacturing process, facility location strategies. It also highlighted the importance of production planning and controlling in synchronizing operations.

The experts also explained the students about how they check the quality of used glass bottles, the 360 degree dimension of the filling of soft drinks to bottles and working of the entire process. Finally feedback from the students was collected and the students learnt the entire production procedure of Coca Cola industry.

   
   



Feb
2018
Faculty Development Program on Neuro Linguistic Program

Dr. NSAM FGC organized FDP on NLP ( Neuro Linguistic Program) for both PU and FGC faculty members on 02-02-2018.This FDP was designed to focus on the process of modelling the conscious and unconscious patterns of thinking and behaviour. Prof. Jayarama Shetty of NSOM, was the resource person for the FDP. The session was very informative and fascinating .

   
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Feb
2018
Report on Cashless Transaction Campaign

Dr.NSAM FGC organized one day Social Awareness program to train small time vendors on “Cashless Transaction” in Gantiganahalli, Harohalli ,Nagenahalli and Bagalur villages, on 1st Feb, 2018. Before this event taking place, our students were trained on cashless by Mr. Madan Kumar, Senior Manager, Axis Bank, Yelahanka branch, Bangalore.

The college takes responsibility of training Small Time Vendors regarding Cashless Transactions in tune with Government of India’s flagship program, Digitalization and Cashless Transaction. For this activity the college organized training for around 100 students of Commerce domain.

Student trainers described the importance of cashless transaction, installation of apps like PAYTM and PHONEPE and its usage. Some of our student trainers approached the vendors in the guise of customers and told them that they don’t have money but they can pay only through apps like PAYTM. The shopkeepers expressed their apprehension and slowly they were made to understand the importance of Cashless Transaction not only for now but also for future. About 20 small time vendors got installed PATYM apps by our student trainers. Another group of student trainers were involved in educating households and general customers. They also involved themselves in sticking pamphlets in prominent places of the villages. After this activity a JATHA was organized in all the villages to educate them on cashless transaction. The college principal Dr.R Shanthi Iyer took part in the campaign.

   
   



Jan
2018
Eco-Club Activity - Planting of Medicinal Herbs

Classroom exploration of plant-based medicines is a timely and valuable way to engage students to know the customs and uses of medicinal plants. The majority of the world’s people use medicinal plants for some of their medical needs and the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes plant based medicines as an essential component of health care. The Eco-club of our college ensures active participation of students in environment and common health related issues and also to overcome the situation with natural phenomena and to understand the credibility of the nature.

In order to enhance the Environment education and uses of Medicinal plants amongst the students and teachers of Dr. NSAM FGC, the members of Eco-club enthusiastically participated in planting medicinal plants in the college premises.

On 30 th January, 2018 the members of Eco-club first identified the planting site and marked the planting locations. 1 st of February the members started to dig the hole. On 4 th February the members along with faculty members planted the medicinal plants like Tulsi, Aloe vera, Pudina, Hibiscus, Ginger, KamKasturi, Neem and Betel vine with their names beside the plants. The members later watered the plants with recycled water. The college has taken the initiative to recycle the drainage water and use the same to water the plants.

   
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Jan
2018
Report on Republic Day Celebration- 2018

Dr. N S A M First Grade College celebrated 69th Republic Day on the 26th January, 2018 in association with NMIT. Students, Staff and Faculty members filled with a feeling of patriotism and dedication gathered in the college campus. The celebration started with the hoisting of the National Flag by the Chief Guest Mr. Jeevan kumar, Former Director, Gandhi Learning center, Bangalore and also the retired professor from Bangalore university in Political science. In his speech, Mr. Jeevan kumar highlighted the importance of the Constitution and its unique features such as Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic and Republic enshrined in the preamble of the constitution. He also gave an insight on the various accomplishments achieved by college and motivated the crowd for bringing more laurels for the college through their accomplishments.

The Chief Guest also administered an oath to everyone to be a responsible citizen towards our nation. The speech was followed by a talk by Prof. Nagaraj, Principal, NMIT. Various other programmes such as songs & classical dances were performed by the students, giving a glimpse of the Unity in diversity of the nation and with the spirit of patriotism. The programme ended with the message to create a great nation through collective efforts from all individuals.

   
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Dec
2017
NSS Special Camp

NSS unit of Dr. Nitte Shankara Adyanthaya Memorial First Grade College, Yelahanka, Bangalore organized Seven Days Special Camp at Government Primary School, Mutkur Village, Hessarghatta Hobli from 29/12/2017 to 04/01/2018 under the guidance of Prof Appu Jadhav, NSS officer of the college. Dr. Nagaraj, Principal, NMIT , Dr. R .Shanti Iyer, Principal, Dr. NSAM FGC and Prof. Chitra, Principal, Dr NSAM PU college visited the camp.

The main objective of the camp was to extend social service to the villagers of Mutkur Village. There was enthusiastic participation from the villagers in various programs. Following activities were conducted:

  1. Students extended Shramadaan at Veerbhadreshwara and Venkateshwara Temples and cleaned the premises every day morning.
  2. Free Eye Check-up program was conducted and 50 spectacles were donated to the people of the surrounding villages.
  3. Planted 100 saplings near the school premises.
  4. An informative talk on “Latest Innovative Trends in Agriculture” by Dr. Rajendra Hegde, from Principal Scientist and Head, Regional Center of Agriculture for the farmers of surrounding villages as the agricultural extension program of NSS.
  5. A motivational speech was organized inviting Mr. Suresh Gowda, High Court Advocate and Social Activist. He spoke to the students about “Importance of Values in Life”.
   
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DEC
21-23
2017
Faculty Development Program on NET /K-SET training

Dr. NSAM FGC organized a KSET Training programmme for the faculty of Commerce and Management and others from 21st of Dec,2017 to 23rd Dec,2017 . This FDP was designed to focus on preparation for National Entrance Test.

Day -1:
Session on Financial Management

The programmme started by lighting the lamp followed by the invocation song by Ms. Swathi. Dr.Shanti Iyer, Principal of Dr.NSAM FGC Spoke about the need of the training program. This was followed by introduction of the resource person Dr. Sairam. A.

Dr. Sai Ram. A is a specialist in finance from GFGC Vemagal, Kolar took the first session and discussed about the financial management and related issues. With his vast experience and knowledge he enriched our faculty members with the technical analysis of the aspects.

He spoke on the topic “Finance” discussing about the topics on Capital Structure, Cost of capital, Value of the firm and various theories like Net income Approach, Net Operating Income Approach, Traditional Approach and Modigliani and Miller Approach and further solved the previous year question paper .

Day -2 :
Session (Pre and Post Lunch ) on Taxation

Mr. Bangaru Tirupathi and Mr. Manjunath.S, Assistant Professor train our staff on how to clear NET/SET exams in the area of Taxation during the three day Faculty Development Program on 22nd December, 2017. He also discussed the Complete concept of Income tax with minute details. All the participants were able to get the concept clarity. As a resource person he was be able to articulate jargon in the law in a very simple language and logical reason for enactment of various acts.

Day -3 :
Session - 1 : Quantitative Logical Reasoning

Mr.Lakshminarayana, Prof of RC college – train our staff on how to clear NET/SET exams in the area of Quantitative Logical Reasoning during the three day Faculty Development Program on 23rd December, 2017. He discussed in the most impressive manner about the logical way of analyzing the questions of General paper. He explained in a very easy way to solve the problems. He also discusses the previous year question papers.

Session - 2 : Advanced Concepts in Finance

Mr. Swaminath .S - discussed on the topic “Finance”. He discussed about the topics on leverages, cost of capital, ratio analysis, and various theories like Net income Approach, Net Operating Income Approach, Traditional Approach and Modigliani and Miller Approach and further solved the previous year question paper .

   
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	  Program on Research Methodology (21th, 23th and DEC, 2017) Dr. NSAM First Grade College Yelahanka , Bangalore. Report on Three Days Faculty Development
	  Program on Research Methodology (21th, 23th and DEC, 2017)
   
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Nov
2017
Report on Three Days Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology (24th, 25th and 27th November, 2017)

Dr.NSAM First Grade College, Yelahanka , Bangalore organized 3 - Days Faculty Development program on Research Methodology from 24th, 25th to 27th November, 2017. This FDP was designed to offer the practical guidelines and direct the researchers through all the stages of research from identifying a research problem to the submission of a dissertation, report writing and research article.

Principal Dr. R Shanti Iyer welcomed the gathering by stating the origin of research as old as humankind and the core objective of the FDP was to equip the faculty members and research scholars with concepts to undertake the research very effectively in the disciplines of Social Science and to convert completed research into publishable material of high quality in the form of articles, journals and books.

Resource person of First session was Prof. Narendra R. S.of GFGC, Kolar, who gave the brief input what research is and all about basic aspects of research, types of research, importance and its characteristics.Conceptual understanding in the process of research and the steps are to be undertaken while pursuing research was emphasized . The session applied more focus on how to review the literature and find which is a critical part and gap in the research process.The session involved exercises of identifying the dependent and independent variables in various studies along with discussions.

The Second session of day one was on sampling techniques by Dr. Madhavi R from Jain University. The session focused on sampling design which is a critical part in the research process. Conceptual facts related to sampling techniques and its classification into probability and non-probability sampling were clarified with visual examples. Biases associated with determining sample design were explained and discussed in detail.

The morning session of Day -2 was handled by Dr .Riteeka Sayal from Jain University who gave a brief overview of how to prepare a Questionnaire and the elements to be taken care of in designing it.She emphasized on the normal errors which are commonly committed in framing questionnaire with practical hands on experience.

The afternoon session of Day-2 was carried forward by Mr .Balaji. A , Prof in the department of Commerce from GFGC , Vemagal. He emphasized on the basic of understanding the Statistical tools used in research with simple examples. He explained the concepts in detail through solving some practical problems in statistical techniques such as T-test, Z-test, research design and Hypothesis testing procedure.

On Day-3, the resource person of the morning session was Dr. Shilaja Shastri, Counselor of Dr. NSAM FGC. She spoke elaborately on Research Writing and Publication. She also stressed upon research articles, review articles, meta-analysis, case report, open access journals, traditional journals, hybrid journals, predatory journals, impact factor and Citation index.

The afternoon session was on Reference styles by Dr. Deepthi Swamy. She explained about plagiarism aspects, referencing / citations. She said that the citations can be from books, journals, web documents, unpublished articles, newspapers articles, movies etc. She also highlighted the need of reference, different reference formats, online referring format, single author and multiple authors.

The workshop was attended by 42 participants from 20 different colleges. All of the participants who attended this workshop were research scholars, faculty members who are directly involved in research process.

The 3- Day Faculty Development Programme came to an end with the valedictory address by Dr. Shanthi Iyer, Principal of Dr. NSAM FGC. Certificates were distributed among the participants by Ms. Chithra, Principal , Dr. NSAM PU College.

   
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Dr. NSAM First Grade College Yelahanka , Bangalore. Report on Three Days Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology (24th, 25th and 27th November, 2017) Dr. NSAM First Grade College Yelahanka , Bangalore. Report on Three Days Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology (24th, 25th and 27th November, 2017)
   
Dr. NSAM First Grade College Yelahanka , Bangalore. Report on Three Days Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology (24th, 25th and 27th November, 2017) Dr. NSAM First Grade College Yelahanka , Bangalore. Report on Three Days Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology (24th, 25th and 27th November, 2017)
   



Nov
2017
CHILD TRAFFICKING

Women Cell of Dr. NSAM FGC has a tie up with Mahila Dakshatha Samithi to involve students in a number of activities of social relevance. The coordinator of Women Cell Ms. Rajeshwari and a faculty member Ms. Lakshmi R of Dr. NSAM FGC were invited to attend a special seminar organized by Mahila Dakshatha Samithi on “Child Trafficking “ in association with Bangalore City Police on 25/11/2017 at Commissioner Office, Infantry Road Bangalore.

The Programmme started by lighting the lamp by dignitaries presided over the Dias, President Ms. Saranya Hegde of MDS, Chief guest Mr. Sunil Kumar Commissioner of Police, Secretary Ms. Jyothi Bhandary .

Ms. Saranya Hegde spoke about the inception of the MDS and its core principles are Health, Education, Empowerment and Equality. Mr. Sunir Kumar Commissioner of Police addressed the audience and answered the questionnaire by the participants.

There are around 9 Child trafficking centre in Bangalore, and from the year 2010-2017 around 132 cases have registered and they have rescued more than 400 minor people. They also stressed on the importance of creating awareness among the child about child trafficking, and the safety measures taken by the Government, Educational institutions and NGO’s in this regard.

Further, the Women Cell of Dr. NSAM FGC has decided to bring this awareness among the female students of near by PU College and of Dr. NSAM FGC in conjunction with Mahila Dakshatha Samithi.

   
   



nov
2017
Report on Inter collegiate Sports event

Pragathi K of II B.com ‘C’ section won Gold Medal in 35 th State Junior Taekwondo Championship was held on 16,17 & 18 Nov - 2017 at Madikeri.

Bharath R of I BBA won Silver Medal in 35 th State Senior Taekwondo Championship-2017 was held on 4 & 5 th Nov- 2017 at Bengaluru.

   
   



Nov
2017
Report on Entrepreneurship Development Cell Inauguration.

Dr. NSAM First Grade College, has organized the inauguration program of Entrepreneurship Development Cell on 10th November, 2017. The Chief Guest and keynote speaker of the session was Mr. Prabhanjan Deshpande, Co-founder Higher Tec Bangalore. Dr. R Shanti Iyer, Principal of Dr. NSAM FGC has grace the occasion. The program was attended by all final year B.Com students and Second year students.

Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business which is initially a small business, offering a product, process or service for sale/ hire.

The Chief Guest Mr. Prabhanjan Deshpande , spoke about the various certificate courses offered through EDP and how to start the Entrepreneurship activity with small investment. He also spoke about his experience in starting business as an entrepreneur and what are the skills that needed to start the business. He advised the students to look for original quotient in their projects and to inculcate the practice of “Relay project system in Academics”.

He gave real time examples to motivate the students and also answered the queries from students. He also stressed upon the importance of innovation. The students had an interactive and thought provoking session.

   
   



Nov
2017
Student Enrichment activity

The Student's Council of Dr. NSAM First Grade College, Yelahanka organised an educational programme "Understanding Of Sexuality" for the First year students on 8th November,2017. Ms. Nisha Menzies Rao , Director - Academics & Research, Training & Research Initiatives, Bangalore was the Chief Guest and resource person of the programme.

In her interaction with students she explained how boys and girls can maintain healthy relationships among themselves. She explained various Psychological aspects of relationships.

Dr. Shanthi Iyer , Principal of Dr. NSAM FGC was present during the programme.

   
   



Nov
2017
Kannada Rajyotsava celebration

The 62nd Kannada Rajyotsava Celebrations was organized in Dr. NSAM FGC  in association  with our P U College on 9th November,2017. The guests were received with Purna Kumbh Kalashas by our students and Dollu Kunita artistes. The program was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Sri. Appagere Thimmaraju, a famous Folk Singer and Sri Rohit Punja, Administrator, NET, followed by hoisting of Kannada Flag. A 100 Feet Kannada Flag Rally was organized on the occasion. The formal program began with the lighting of traditional Lamp by the dignitaries. The principal, Dr. R. Shanti Iyer welcomed the gathering .The guest Spoke about the importance of Kannada language ,literature and culture and urged all to emulate local culture and language. In the meanwhile he impressed the gathering with his superb singing.

Sri Rohit Punja addressed the gathering. Mr. Mahesh K, Kannada Lecturer, Dr. NSAM PU College proposed a vote of thanks. Ms. Chitra P S , P U College principal graced the occasion. The audiences were spellbound by the stellar  performance of Dollu Kunita and Kamsale Artistes. The program was compeered by Dr. C H Hemavati, Dept. of Kannada.

   
   
   



Sep
2017
TEACHERS' DAY CELEBRATIONS AT Dr. NSAM FGC and PU COLLEGE

The Teachers' Day was celebrated on 9 th September, 2017 with the combined efforts of both Dr. NSAM FGC and PUC students, as part of integration of both sister institutions. Both the Principals and lecturers were honoured by the students on this occasion.

Cultural performances viz., dance, solo song etc. were showcased by the students followed by fun-filled activities and competitions organized by the students for all the lecturers. Both students and lecturers alike enjoyed the program. The students through this program pay their respect to their teachers. The program was followed by lunch for all.

   
   



Sep
2017
Report on NSS and Eco Club event

Tree planting is an important step towards saving our environment. To bring the awareness among young students about the importance of Green Revolution, the ‘NSS Unit’ and ‘Eco club’ of Dr. NSAM First Grade College jointly organized an event of planting a Sapling to mark the Inauguration of NSS and Eco Club on 1st September, 2017.

On this occasion, Dr. Uday Kumar Shetty, KAS, Private Secretary to Hon’ble Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Government of Karnataka planted a sapling along with Mr. Rohit Punja, Administrator, Nitte Education Trust and Dr. R. Shanti Iyer, Principal, Dr. NSAM FGC.

Dr. Uday Kumar Shetty, highlighted the importance of tree plantation by mentioning that it is an opportunity for community development and empowerment along with taking steps towards saving our mother earth.

     
   



Sep
2017
INAUGURATION OF STUDENTS COUNCIL

Student Council has been constituted at Dr. NSAM First Grade College keeping in mind the overall development of the students in the fields of professional and social life. This is a platform that enables the students to face challenges and become competent. Students Council aims to provide opportunities to explore their potentiality to the optimum level.

Meet an Achiever is one of the prime event of Student Council towards motivating students to become An Achiever. In this context Dr. Uday Kumar Shetty (KAS ), Private Secretary to the Hon’ble Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Govt. of Karnataka was invited as an Achiever to inaugurate the Student Council on 1st September,2017.

The Principal of the college Dr. R. Shanti Iyer highlighted the objectives and role of Student Council towards wholesome development of students in her speech.

The Chief Guest Dr. Uday Kumar Shetty addressed the students on this occasion and shared his experience. He stressed upon the struggle one has to face in life to reach the greater heights.

The council members took oath to execute their responsibilities diligently towards the community and Society at large.

     
   



AUG
2017
Report on ‘A talk on Personal Hygiene’

Hygiene is the most important aspect of our life style. Many women are suffering from various diseases due to unhygienic life style. To create awareness about Hygiene among the girls the Women’s Forum of Dr. NSAM First Grade College organized “A Talk by Dr. Vijayalakshmi Balekundri on “PERSONAL HYGIENE” on 30th August, 2017.

The session started with the chanting of ‘OM’ by the speaker and she also mentioned the significance of chanting OM every day. Further, she explained the importance of cleanliness which is next to Godliness, which is of prime importance in today’s life style.

The speaker also cautioned the students about the soft drinks which are harmful to our body and cause damages to the cells that leads to cancer and many other diseases. She also talked about Obesity and advised to practice ‘Pranayama’ to live a healthy life.

Overall the talk was very informative and educative.

     
   



AUG
2017
A REPORT ON PARENTS’ TEACHERS’ MEETING

Parents’ Teachers’ meeting was convened on 26th August 2017 in the college. The principal of the college addressed the parents. In her address she shared the initiatives taken for the benefit of the students such as Value added Certificate Program on CA, CMA & CS, Yoga, Placement Preparedness classes for Final Year students and Students Council and Research Development Cell to inculcate research culture among students etc. In course of her speech the Principal stressed upon the responsibilities of parents in monitoring the attendance and academic performance of their wards and thanked the parents for attending the same.

After the Principal’s address, Mr. J.B. Janardana, Member, PTM Committee appraised the parents about the importance of PTM and their role in moulding the students. This was followed by the personal interaction with the teachers in their respective class rooms.

The parents had an opportunity to thoroughly interact with the class teachers, subject teachers and mentors. The grievances expressed by the parents were well received by the teachers and authorities. The response shown by the parents to PTM was good. The principal and the PTM Committee thanked all the stakeholders for the successful conduction of the PTM.

     
   



Aug
2017
Report on Inauguration of Add on Courses

Dr. NSAM FGC focuses on widening the knowledge sphere of the students making them more proficient in their career in addition to regular teaching learning with regard to the degree curriculum. In this direction the students are encouraged to enroll in various add-on courses.

Inauguration of curriculum based professional add on course took place on 24th of August, 2017 for CA, CS and ICMAI. Subject expert Prof. Mahesh Patil, a Professional Course trainer was invited for the same and the Principal Dr.R. Shanti Iyer was present on this occasion.

Principal addressed the students about how professional courses help them to build up their careers and stressed to utilize the opportunity give to achieve their goals.

Inauguration was followed by "Orientation session" towards the professional courses by Prof. Mahesh Patil.

The response shown by the students towards the orientation program was overwhelming.

     
   


Aug
2017
Report on Yoga training Inauguration

It is a Universal fact that regular practice of YOGA helps an individual in improving the concentration and brings equanimity of mind, heart and soul. It also proven to be instrumental in enhancing the academic performance of the students. Keeping this in mind, a Yoga training classes have been arranged in the college for interested students.

Mr. Dinesh Muthanna , the Yoga Instructor inaugurated Yoga classes on 24th August, 2017 at Dr. NSAM FGC. The Principal Dr. R. Shanti Iyer was present on the occasion.

Principal spoke about impact of Yoga training in one's life and also stressed upon the importance of imbibing the quality of punctuality and discipline along with the physical fitness.

     
   
     


Aug
2017
Report on Cultural Competitions

The Cultural Committee of Dr. NSAM First Grade College, Bangalore has organized various competitions for the students such as 'Rangoli', 'Hair style', 'Cook without fire' and 'Mehendi' on Saturday, 19th August 2017 in the college campus.

Large number of students participated in all the competitions with great enthusiasm. The events were highly successful. All the faculty members involved themselves to make the event a grand success.

     
   


Aug
2017
A Report on Forum Inauguration

Dr. NSAM First Grade College focuses on imparting wholesome education to students for over all personality development. In view of this various Forum and Clubs are constituted viz: Research Development Cell, Cultural, Literary, NSS, Sports, Eco Club, Women Cell, Commerce and Management Forum.

Inauguration of these Forum and clubs took place in the college campus on 16th August 2017. The program began with seeking the blessings from Almighty by rendering an invocation song by Kaustuba, a B.Com final year student followed by Welcome speech by another B.Com Final year student Priyadarshini.

The Principal Dr. R. Shanti Iyer addressed the students explaining the role of extra curricular activities in the lives of the students and also the importance of the learning outcome, they will be acquiring from these kinds of activities. Dr. Chithra, Principal of Dr. NSAM PU College stressed on the role of the extra curricular activities towards getting the placements as well as to become a good individual in life.

All 26 coordinators of various committee received badges from the Principal of both FGC and PUC and Mr. Ramegowda, HOD of Commerce & Management. Finally the Vote of Thanks was proposed by the Final year student Revathi.

     
   
   


Aug
2017
Report on Independence Day

It was a red letter day in the history of India when the country got her freedom on August 15, 1947. It took hundreds of years to us to break shackles of slavery. People of our country celebrate this festival every year with great pomp and show. The main Programme is celebrated at the Red Fort in New Delhi. Besides this festival is also celebrated in every city and town, in schools, colleges and universities.

Our College also celebrates this festival every year. We celebrated the 71st Independence Day in our campus collaborating ourselves with NMIT. It was organized by NCC Cadets of NMIT. The programme started with Flag hoisting at 9:30am by Dr. Srinivas Gowda, the Chief Guest of the programme. This was followed by singing the National Anthem and speech by Dr. Srinivas Gowda. Dr. Meera Krishnappa, Prof. Chitra and Dr. H C Nagaraj respectively. During the programme saplings were distributed to all staff and students.

It was followed by cultural programmes from Dr.NSAM FGC as well as Dr. NSAM PU students. Patriotic songs were recited both by the teachers and the students. Some students also presented the group dance, skits and pyramid formations. Sweets were distributed at the end of the program.

     
   
   
   


Aug
2017
Faculty Development Program

IQAC of Dr.NSAM First Grade College, Yelahanka organized 3-Days Faculty Development Programme from 8th August 2017 to 9th August 2017 and on 14th August 2017. The First day of the 3-Days FDP began with the introductory speech by the convener of IQAC Mr. Sadanand mentioning the mission & vision of IQAC and elaborated the objectivity & goals of the Cell in the presence of the Principal Dr. R. Shanthi Iyer.

On the first day Dr. Shailaja Shastri , the resource person, made a presentation titled 'Research Journey'. She elaborately discussed the various aspects of scientific research. Next she described under the title 'OBSERVATION TEMPLATE' about 'Description of an event vs Opinions'. Later, she discussed about the topic 'Deciding on the Research Problems'.

The title of the second day FDP was 'Decoding Happiness' held on 9th August 2017. The resource person was Dr. Sowmya Puttaraju. Discussing about emotion she said that they are reflexes. The happiness or sorrow of a person depends on whether he or she is a creator or victim of the emotions.

On Third day of FDP the resource person was Dr. Sandeep Shastri , a renowned academician and Pro Vice Chancellor of Jain University. He made an excellent presentation titled 'Ethics in Teaching'. The main features of the FDP were

  • 1. The fact I was always there.
  • 2. The awareness that I was ever ready to help.
  • 3. The satisfaction of having shaped a new generation.

The session was very interesting & interactive.

Mr. Rohit Punja, Administrator, NET also joined the session.

     
   
   


July
2017
Farewell Programme for
Dr. Meera Krishnappa

On the 24 th July 2017 the Dr, NSAM FGC and PUC Staff organized a small farewell programme for the outgoing Principal of Dr. NSAM FGC – Dr. Meera Krishnappa.

Commencing with a melodious invocation by Ms. Swathi and a warm welcome by the current Principal Dr. Shanti Iyer, the programme had several of the staff members speaking about their experiences with Dr. Meera Krishnappa and her contribution to the growth of the college. Mr. Rohit Punja, the Administrator also thanked Dr. Meera for being a part of the institution's progress and for being instrumental in putting certain systems and processes in place. Ms. Chitra, the P.U Vice Principal and Dr. Dhonappa also spoke of their interactions with Dr. Meera.

Dr. Meera thanked everyone and spoke about her journey of five years at Dr. NSAM FGC and the various challenges that she was able to face due to the camaraderie and team spirit of her colleagues. She thanked the Management and Mr. Rohit Punja for their support and wished the institution all success for the future.

The Programme ended with a felicitation and high tea.

     
   
   
   


July
2017
Orientation day program for
First year B.Com and BBA course

Orientation program was organized on 7th July, 2017 for parents and students of First year B.Com and BBA course.

Dr. Ranganath Shetty, Dean Academics, NMIT, was the chief guest. He highlighted the responsibilities of students, staff and parents in molding the students to become good citizens. Mr. Rohit Punja, Administrator, NET was the guest of honor for the program. He spoke to the students on importance of prioritizing studies.

Dr. R. Shanti Iyer, Principal, Dr. NSAM First Grade College introduced the teaching and non-teaching staff to the parents and First year B.Com and BBA students. She spoke about the discipline of the students and the responsibilities of parents.

The First session of Orientation program concluded with the Vote of thanks by Mr.Ramegowda, HOD, Dept. of Commerce and Management.

Post lunch, there was Second session of Orientation program for both parents and students. Dr. Shailaja Shastri, Counselor of the college addressed the parents.

The next day, 8th July 2017 , was the Second phase of the Orientation program. During this program, students were given curricular and co-curricular information along with some group activities by Ms. Bhagya, Ms. Sowjanya, Ms. Swathi of Commerce and Management department and Mr. Ashok, Physical Education director.

     
   
   
   


May
2017
International Conference at Coorg International
In collaboration with ISAC BUTCCM and ICLSECR

Dr. NSAM First Grade College collaborated with ISAC, BUTCCM and ICLSECR to organize an International Conference in Social Science at the Coorg International Hotel, Madikeri from the 26th to 28th May 2017.

The Conference had two key note speakers: Dr. Vithal Potdar, Dean, Nagarjuna College and Ms. Shweta Krishnappa, Additional Government Advocate, High Court of Karnataka.

Dr. Meera Krishnappa welcomed the gathering and introduced the keynote speakers. Dr. Gurudutt Japee outlined the aims and objectives of the conference. Dr. Vithal Potdar spoke about the importance of Social Sciences and Liberal Education while Ms. Shweta Krishnappa elaborated on the significance of Environmental Laws. Dr. Bhavesh Lakahni delivered the vote of thanks.

A 'Memorandum of Understanding' was signed between ISAC and Dr. NSAM First Grade College for academic collaboration in research and exchange programmes.

The Inaugural was followed by the paper presentations.
Five Papers were presented by the staff of Dr. NSAM FGC, Bangalore. Dr. Meera K, Mr. Rame Gowda and Ms. Swathi presented their papers in person while Ms. Bhagya and Mr. Shekar presented it in absentia. The papers will be published in Commerce Window with ISSN Number.

     
   
   
   



March
19
National Integration Camp Report

Dr. NSAM First Grade, Bangalore a unit of the prestigious Nitte Education Trust, Mangalore is proud to have been selected to host the seven day National Integration Camp organized by the Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports in collaboration with the NSS Cell of the Bangalore University.

The Camp commenced on the 19 March 2017 with 150+ delegates arriving from various states and also various districts of Karnataka.

The inaugural evening was a gala affair with many eminent dignitaries such as Dr. N.R Shetty, Chancellor of Central University, Gulbarga and former VC of Bangalore University, the Lok Ayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty, The Vice Chancellor of Bangalore University Prof. Jagdish Prakash, the State Liaison Officer for NSS Mr. Gananatha Shetty Yakkar, Dr. A Lokesh, Finance Office, Bangalore University and Mr. Rohit Punja, the Administrator of the Nitte Education Trust.

Each day, there was a session on various themes such as Personality Development, Corporate Etiquette, Values and Ethics and others.

Every evening, participants exhibited their talents in Music, Dance and Drama.

The Valedictory program had the following guests:

  • Justice Anand Byra Reddy – High Court of Karnataka
  • Dr. Ramananda Shetty, Vice Chancellor, Nitte University
  • Prof. Linge Gowda, Registrar, Bangalore University
  • Prof. Shivanna, Syndicate Member, Bangalore University
  • Shri A. N Pujar, Regional Director, NSS, Bangalore
  • Shri Gananatha Shetty Yakkar, State Liaison Office, NSS Cell, Bangalore
  • Prof. Srinivas, NSS Co-ordinator, Bangalore University

The seven day camp was a huge success and all participants returned with a host of pleasant memories of their stay at Dr. NSAM First Grade College.​

     
   
   
   
   
   
     
   
     
   
     
   

March
17
College Day 2017

The 18th Annual Day celebrations were held on 17 March 2017. The Chief Guest for the day was Dr. Naresh Shetty, President of M.S Ramiah Hospital. The program was presided over by Mr. Rohit Punja, Administrator of the Nitte Education Trust.

On this occasion, the Annual College Magazine ‘PRISM 2017’ was released by the dignitaries. The awards for the year were also distributed to students. The key awards were for Academic Excellence, Excellence in Sports and the Sheetal Krishnappa Memoral Award for all round excellence

The Stars of the new Kannada film ‘Silicon City’ along with the Director and Producer graced the occasion. Srinagar Kitty, Kavya Shetty, Suraj Gowda and Ekta Rathod were the star attractions. The program ended with a ramp walk by our students followed by dinner. A memorable day indeed!

     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   

March
Group Dance Competition

Our team of 8 students participated in NIGMA an Inter-Collegiate Fest hosted by Dr. NSAM First Grade College, Nitte. They won the 1st place in the Group Dance Competition and participation certificates for the Treasure Hunt and Ice Breaker Round.

   
     

Feb
25
Grand alumni meet

   
     

Feb
25
Ethnic Day

On 25 February, the institution celebrated its Ethnic Day in a novel manner. For the first time B.Com classes for all years celebrated various Indian Festivals

The entire college took on a festive look with students in a celebratory mood. All the rooms were tastefully decorated to depict the special festival allotted and students presented them in a creative manner. Even the traditional dishes prepared for the festivals were presented to all the guests. Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated with pomp and splendor with Lord Ganesha’s favourite foods like Modak and Ladoos. Diwali had myriad lamps, Rangoli and Laxmi puja. Dassera had Durga Puja in all her 8 forms, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Puja and the Doll Display. Varmahalakshmi, Sankranthi and Ugadi were also celebrated in traditional style. ID and Christmas had their unique styles of presentations reflecting the ethnicity and culture of the community.

   
     

Feb
4
A Light Channelling session

A Light Channelling session, which is a meditation program, was conducted by a PUC staff on 4 February 2017 for both PUC and FGC students. The program taught students a simple and effective technique to enhance memory power and concentration. It also is a stress reliever and promotes the overall well-being of the individuals.

   
     

Jan
20
National Seminar

Dr NSAM First Grade College, a unit of Nitte Education Trust, organized a National Seminar in association with International Society for Applied Commerce and Bangalore University Teachers Council of Commerce and Management.

The key note address by Dr Gurudutt Jappee set the tone for the conference. The Chief Guest Dr. Parthasarathy elaborated on the theme while the Guest of honour Dr. Lakhani spoke about the role of ISAC.

The Inaugural was followed by the technical sessions. The conference had five technical sessions held simultaneously. They were: Finance, Accounts and Taxation, Marketing, Human Resource, General Management and Corporate Governance.

Paper presenters were from Tamilnadu, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and of course Karnataka. Papers presented were diverse and addressed a host of contemporary issues. The total number of papers received for the conference was 60 of which 38 papers have already been published with ISSN number. What was remarkable is that students participated in large numbers along with academicians.

   
     

Jan
20
National Conference

The Management, Principal and the Staff of our institution cordially invite you for the National Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Commerce & Management to face Global Challenges’ organized in association with Bangalore University Teachers’ Council of Commerce and Management (BUTCCM) on 20th January, 2017.

National Confrence Brochure  
     
Registration Form  

Jan
15
Army Day Celebrations

On 15th January 2017, 52 students along with three staff members and the Principal gathered at Freedom Park along with students of other institutions to celebrate Army Day to honor our soldiers. This event was organized by ‘People for India’ an NGO that works for various civic causes.

The invocation was rendered by Sheetal, Final Year student of Dr. NSAM FGC. Two senior War Veteran’s, Air Commodore Chandrasekhar (Retd) and Rear Admiral Sampath Gopal (Retd ) were honored during the function. Our institution had the largest contingent and made their presence felt with placards, national flags and the Institution Banner.

     

Jan
13
Sports Day Celebrations

Sports and athletics have been an integral part of Dr. NSAM First Grade College, Yelahanka, Bengaluru. Keeping up the tradition, this year too, the College organized its Annual Sports Meet with the same flamboyant spirit on 13th January, 2017. The Nitte playground was filled with great zeal, excitement and enthusiasm as the students competed with each other in the spirit of sportsmanship.

Mr. Rajanna, Physical Instructor, Nagarjuna First Grade College, graced the occasion as the chief guest. Mr. Rohit Punja, Coordinator NET, Mrs. Rajalakshmi, PU Principal and Dr. Meera Krishnappa, Degree Principal presided over the function. The programme began with a melodious hymn rendered by Mrs. Swathi. (Faculty of Commerce). Principal, Dr. Meera Krishnappa, then formally extended a warm welcome to all. Mr. Rohit Punja, then addressed the students and asked them to be disciplined in order to reach their goals. He also emphasized the importance of sports in a student’s overall growth. He further applauded the College Principal, Dr. Meera Krishnappa and Mr. Ashok, Physical Instructor for having arranged everything so meticulously. The Chief Guest, Mr. Rajanna spoke about the importance of Sports in leading a healthy life and building a holistic personality.

The Torch Relay by the sportspersons of the college set the tone for the colourful programme. The oath was administered by the sports secretaries, Ms Seema and Mr Appaji Gowda of Final year B.com. Then the chief guest declared the sports meet open.

Up next was the rhythmic welcome dance- fusion presented by groups from different classes. The girls and boys in their colorful attire regaled one and all with their well co-ordinated moves and the final crescendo was a real delight. A demo by the Martial Arts by Bidyut Chanda of Final Year and a Taekwondo Demo by Pragathi of II Sem B.Com brought an end to the inaugural.

The Sports events included a number of races such as 100 mtrs, 200 mtrs, 400 mtrs and 800 mtrs, 4×100mtr relay for boys and girls and discus throw, shot-put. The finale was the Final Cricket match between II years and Final Years.. The sports meet concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Ramya of II year B.com.

     

Jan
12
Celebration - Swami Vivekananda Birth Anniversary

January 12th is celebrated as ‘Youth Day’ to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, one of the greatest youth icons of the 20th century. Dr. NSAM First Grade College had the honor of celebrating ‘Youth Day’ with a program dedicated to Swami Vivekananda. The event included a talk on the life of Swami Vivekananda by Dr. Hemavathi followed by anecdotes from Swami Vivekananda‘s life by Shweta , Quotations of the Swami, dance sequel enacting the virtues of Swami Vivekananda,. The program culminated with a bhajan on Swami Vivekananda.

     

Jan
10
Dr. NSAM FGC organised a motivational speech by Mr. Suresh Gowda, youth president of Kolar district

Dr. NSAM FGC organised a motivational speech (on Jan 10) by Mr. Suresh Gowda, youth president of Kolar district . Mr Gowda motivated the students to stay focused on their goals. He cited real life incidents. He also cautioned all on risks and dangers pertaining to abuses of cell phones and anti-social elements

     

Dec
11
Faculty Development Program organised on 11 Dec 2016

A FDP for PUC and FGC was organised on 11 ​Dec 2016. It was conducted by Dr. Shailaja Shastri, Professor and Head of the department, Psychology, Jain University. Dr. Shastri covered all aspects in intelligence and multiple intelligence. The session was very educative, informative and useful.

     

Dec
11
NSS Camp organised from 1st to 7th Dec 2016

National Service Scheme (NSS) wing of Dr. NSAM First Grade College, led by coordinator Mr. Appu Jadhav organized its annual camp at Basavapura, Hardeshanahalli from 1st to 7th December 2016.

As many as 54 students (both boys and girls) from Degree and PU College participated in the camp. Events such as ‘shramadaan’, life skill development, planting of saplings, free eye checkup camp and legal aid program were conducted.

     

Dec
01
NAAC Workshop ​was conducted ​by Dr. Parmeswaran of Nitte Education Trust ​

NAAC Workshop ​was conducted ​by Dr. Parmeswaran of Nitte Education Trust - On the 1st December 2016 Dr. Prameswaran briefed the staff of FGC on the processes and parameters of the NAAC Accreditation Process.

     

Nov
Students of PU II COMMERCE visited the KMF(Karnataka Milk Federation), Bangalore.

The visit was organized by Dr.NSAM FGC. Ms. Bhagya and Mr.Ashok and and Mr.Rahim accompanied the students . The visit was interesting. The students learnt about pasteurisation.

     

Nov
08
Outreach Program

On 8th November 2016, two teams comprising of the Principal Dr. Meera Krishnappa, Mr. App Jadhav and Ms Bhagya, Ms. Bhavya and Ms Swathi visited Swami Vivekananda PU College Shidlaghata. They talked to the students on ‘Careers in Commerce’. This was followed by team building activities. Both sessions were interactive and participative.

     

Nov
1-6
International Conference ISAC (International Society for Applied Commerce)

Dr. Meera Krishnappa, Principal of Dr. NSAM First Grade College was invited to deliver the keynote address on ‘Changing Dynamics of Humanities & Social Sciences’ and present a paper at the 5th International Conference organized by ISAC (International Society for Applied Commerce) at Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 1st to 6th November 2016. Her paper titled, ‘The Paradigm Shift in Education’ was presented with the ‘Best Paper’ award.

We congratulate Dr. Meera Krishnappa for the honour.

   
     
   

Oct
07
More Nature Association Camp and Industrial Visit

Students of Dr. NSAM First Grade College, along with staff coordinator Mr. Ramegowda and volunteers participated in a three-day long ‘More Nature Association Camp’ cum ‘Industrial Visit’.

More Nature Association:

This organization helps students of Dr. NSAM FGC to inculcate eco-friendly nature and values. This year the camp was held at Nandigoodu in Shimoga. Activities such as rope climbing, team building games, trekking and camp-fire were conducted.

Industrial Visit

As part of More Nature Camp, students visited women’s multipurpose industrial co-operative society, named ‘Charaka Desi Industry’ on 7th October 2016. The industry is known for its production of Khadi and naturally dyed cotton handloom garments. 

One of the significant aspects of this industry is its contribution in the field of natural dyeing. Many of its readymade products are sold in cities. The cooperative society focuses on cost effective production. The industry is headed by Mr Prabhakar Shamshi who briefed about the company to students on the occasion.  

   
     

Sept
19
NSAM Sports Club and newly painted Sports Room Inaugural

Under the able-guidance of Physical Instructor, Mr. Ashok, the Dr. NSAM Sports Club and newly painted Sports Room were inaugurated on 19 September, 2016. Mr. Rohit Punja, Administrator NET, inaugurated the Sports Club and Sports Room in the presence of Principals of both PU and Degree College. The new Logo of Sports Club was also launched on the occasion. The work done by students and Mr. Ashok is commendable.

   
     
   

Sept
15
Teachers Day

Teachers Day were celebrated on 15th September 2016. Students hosted the event. The ​FGC and PUC Principals were​ ​guests ​at​ the event. Music and dance performances were organized by the students​. The teachers participated ​with enthusiasm.



   
     
   

Sept
8
Organized the Eye Donation Camp at our College premises.

The NSS wing of Dr. NSAM First Grade College Yelahanka, Bangalore, led by Mr. Appu Jhadav, organized the Eye Donation Camp on 8 September 2016 at our College premises.

Chief Guest Mr. Govinda Gowda, President of Cornea Andhatv Mukt Bharat Abhiyan (CAMR) inaugurated the programme in the presence of Dr. N. R Shetty, Advisor NMIT and Dr. Meera Krishnappa, Principal Dr. NSAM First Grade College.

   
     
   

Sept
7
Commerce & Management Club( COMAC ).

Commerce & Management Club( COMAC ) dedicated to Social Hub encompassing all social and cultural activities was inaugurated on 7th Sept 2016 by the Principal of Degree and PU colleges. The response from the students and the staff was overwhelming. The objectives and activities for the calendar year was spelt out by Swetha & Ramya II B.Com along with the launching of COMAC logo by the Principal.

   
     

Aug
27
Industrial Visit to Rail and Wheel Factory, Yelahanka, Bangalore

A 1-day Industrial Visit for the semester I BBA & B.Com students of the department of Commerce and Management was organized on 27 August, 2016. The students visited the Rail Wheel Factory, Yelahanka, Bangalore, along with two faculty members Mr. Srinivasa.H and Ms. Sowjanya.

The objectives of the visit were to enhance understanding of the organizational structure, processes, technology and policies of a production plant. The students had a guided tour of many departments / sections. Overall the visit was an informative, interesting and successful..

     
     

Aug
15
Independence day celebration

Independence Day 2016 was celebrated with great enthusiasm and respect at the college campus.

To Commemorate the sovereignty of our nation the Chief Guest, Dr. Patel, unfurled our tricolor flag and all present sang the National Anthem.

Dr. Patel addressed the gathering with his inspirational speech. His emphasis was on patriotism and our responsibility as citizens.

The cultural program comprised of well executed dances and songs by degree student and PUC students. The Program concluded with sweets being distributed to the students.

It was a day of joy. It was a day to love and respect our country and make it a better place for Indians to live and experience the freedom, peace and unity in diversity.

   
     
   
   
     
   

Aug
8-13
Literary Fest 2016

The Annual Literary Fest ‘Lit Stars’ was conducted between 08 Aug to 13 Aug, 2016 with an aim to promote the literary qualities of students. The fest was inaugurated by PU and Degree Principals.

Students participated in events and activities such as Essay Writing Competition, Debate, Poetry, Spell Bee, Pick and Act, Picture Reading, Elocution, Quiz, Mime, Drama, Storytelling and Memory Test. It was very encouraging to witness active and enthusiastic participation by a large number of students.Equally encouraging was the support rendered by the Principal and staff.

The event ended with a valedictory program in which Dr. Damodar Shetty, former professor of St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, was the Chief Guest. He stressed the need for students to hone their literary skills.

   
     
   

Aug
6
Inter-collegiate Cultural Fest

12 students of Dr. NSAM First Grade College participated in inter-collegiate Cultural fest on August 6, 2016 in Kairalee Niketan Golden Jubilee College.

The group song team comprising of Sheethal, Seema, Bhuvaneshwari and Shara of Final B.Com won the 1 st prize with cash award of Rs 2000/-, a trophy and certificates.

       
     

Aug
5-6
Faculty Development Programme

A FDP for PUC & FGC was organised on Aug 5 and 6, 2016. It was conducted by Dr Shailaja Shastri , Professor and Head of the Department, Psychology, Jain University. The session was a combination of learning and fun filled activities.

Dr Shastri covered all aspects of a teacher and student relationship including the adolescent behavioural pattern, generation gap, role of a teacher as a mentor, guide and counsellor. She gave tips to deal with changing behavioural pattern of students. She also emphasised on the importance of communicative skills including listening, empathy, power of words and work life balance.

The session was very educative, informative and useful for a teacher to be more productive in the present environment.

   
     
   

Jul
27
​Self-Defence Activity

July 27, 2016 - Mr Karthik S Kateel, Founder and Director of "Swaraksha For Women", a program for ladies of all age groups, conducted a demonstration on self-defence for both PUC and FGC students. The session was very lively, interactive and informative to all the girls. The demonstration was very relevant and useful given all that we read in the news these days. The session was a great inspiration. It helped all to be become more confident and self-reliant.

     
     

Jul
27
​Inter-class Sports

“Healthy body is the abode of a healthy mind.”

Sports play a vital role in the physical and mental development of students. Keeping this in mind, the Sports department of Dr. NSAM FGC and PUC organized an inter-class competition for boys on July 27, 2016. Three were matches in three games --- Cricket, Volleyball and Football.

III B.Com ‘B’ emerged as the winners of the football match and I B.Com ‘C’ won the Cricket match. The volleyball match ended in a tie.

Students zealously participated in these games and cheered with great enthusiasm for their classmates.​

   
     
   

Jul
15
Fresher’s Day

On the 15th of July 2016, Fresher’s Day was celebrated by the students of Dr. NSAM First Grade College. The event was organized by the final year students under the guidance of the cultural committee. The final years took great pains in creating a beautiful ambience on the stage and in the premises.

Prof. Haniyuru Chandre Gowda, Assistant Director, Regional Centre for Folk Studies and Folk Arts Training was the chief guest. Mr. Rohit Punja, Administrator NET, Dr. H C Nagaraj, Principal NMIT, Mrs. Rajalakshmi, Principal Dr. NSAM PU College were the guests of honour.

Dr. Meera Krishnappa, Principal Dr. NSAM FGC presided over the formal session. The formal function was followed by the cultural events wherein the freshers of Dr. NSAM FGC exhibited their diverse talents. Some of the seniors also took active part in the programme which was interspersed with interesting games for the freshers. The programme concluded with a sumptuous lunch.

Overall the programme was a huge success.

   
     
   
   
     
     
     

Jul
9
Orientation day program for First year BCOM and BBA course.

The orientation program was organized on 9th July, 2016 for parents and students of the First year B.Com and BBA course.

All parents and students were greeted by the reception committee and guided to the Seminar Hall after registration.

Refreshments and Coffee was served to all and the program commenced at 10.a.m. with the invocation to invoke the blessings of the Almighty by Ms Swathi, Faculty of Commerce and Management. The lighting of the lamp, signifying knowledge and learning, was done by parents and students of the First Year.

Dr Meera Krishnappa, Principal of Dr NSAM First Grade College welcomed the gathering and briefed them about the history of the Nitte Education Trust and Dr NSAM First Grade College. She also spoke about the activities conducted by the college through the academic year. This was followed by the address of all the faculty members regarding the committees that they are in charge of. The following committees’ activities were detailed: Academic, Attendance, Discipline, Placement, Add-On Courses, Sports, Cultural Committee, Women’s Forum, Literary & Magazine, NSS and NCC.

Some students of first year B.Com and BBA shared their impressions on their experience in the college. The students felt they are a part of the Nitte family and they also felt that the Principal and the faculty members are very friendly and cooperative and motivate students to take part in various activities of the college.

Parents also expressed their opinion of the college. They appreciated the excellent humane approach of the admission cell and also said that they had a high opinion of the Principal, Faculty and the institution.

The programme concluded with the vote of thanks by Ms. Aasha, Senior Faculty for Commerce & Management, who had also compered the programme.

   
     
   
   
     
   
     
   

Jun
27
New Academic year commenced on June 27th 2016

The new academic year commenced on June 27th 2016 for BCom and BBA students.

   
     
   



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