ASR Activities


International Yoga Day 2022

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International Yoga Day is a reminder that we must keep our mental, emotional, spiritual and physical health before anything else and take time to nourish and nurture it with yoga. This year's theme was Yoga for Humanity. The event marked the practice of Yoga for 45 minutes. We are wishing you and your loved ones a very Happy International Yoga Day!


Shivrajyabhishek Din 2022

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The coronation of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj also known as Shivrajyabhishek will be celebrated worldwide. In IICMR, the ASR committee organised the Shivrajyabhishek Day celebration on 6th June 2022 at 10:00 am. On this occasion, Dr Deepali Sawai and Ms Renu Mathew offered garlands on the statue of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Dr Deepali Sawai gave an inspiring speech about the occasion Shivrajyabhishek. Mr Balwant Jadhav MCA's first year presented a group song about the inspiring history of Shivaji Maharaj. All MCA students and teachers have participated in this event. 

Holi Celebration - Puran Poli Donation

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Holi is a festival of colour, joy and excitement. #IICMR #MCA students and the staff celebrated the festival in a unique way. According to the Indian tradition, Holi is celebrated by offering Puran Poli in Holika as a Holi prasad. IICMR MCA students decided to give the same to needy people instead of giving it to Holika. The students collected about 150 Puranpoli and donated them to Sant Maunibaba Old Age Home, Akurdi. Students sang songs for entertainment and interacted with the inmates. Dr Deepali Sawai, Director of IICMR MCA lauded the students for this initiative and wished them success in their future endeavours. The initiative was planned by Prof. Vandana Pednekar ASR Coordinator and the students.

International Women's Day 22

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“Women are the real architects of society.”
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. IICMR- MCA celebrated International Women's Day on 8th March 2022 under the ASR initiative with great pomp.
Ms Monika Gole, National player Shivkalin Martial arts was the chief guest for the programme. The program started with the salutation of Maa Saraswati. Dr Deepali Sawai, Director IICMR wished everyone a Happy Women’s Day and spoke about gender parity, how women are equal to men at any task. Ms Renu Mathew, HOD- IICMR MCA shared some positive stories showcasing gender equality. Chief guest Miss. Monika spoke about how self-defence is possible by having a presence of mind. The Guest along with her team demonstrated various Shivkalin martial arts like lathi- Kathi, Talwar, Dandpatta to the audience. It was a wonderful experience.
Games were conducted for the lady faculty members and for the girl students by the MCA I year boy student representatives Mr. Manoj and Mr. Nikhil. Miss. Vaishanvee Patil gave a speech on the changing role of women in a family. Miss Minal N. rendered a beautiful poem. The programme also witnessed singing and dance performances by Miss. Neha A.i , Miss Megha N. and Mr.Yash . All the ladies felt privileged and enjoyed the evening. As a token of gratitude, there was a songs medley by the IICMR MCA and MBA faculty members. The programme culminated with a vote of thanks by Miss. Neha and the high tea served under the coordination Mr. Ganesh Naik and Adarsh Agarwal. Mr. Yash Shrivastav and Mr. Rutik M. compeered the event. The entire event was coordinated by Ms. Vandana Pednekar, ASR coordinator IICMR MCA.

Shivjayanti Celebration

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Shivaji Jayanti was celebrated with great zeal in IICMR  on 18 February 2022 organised by ASR MCA department. The celebration began with the Shivaji arti and tribute to great king Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Dr. Deepali Sawai , Director IICMR MCA  addressed the students, said that Shivaji Maharaj did not have huge army in spite of it he founded Swarajya by defeating Mughals and Adilshahis by using his intelligence. MCA first year students presented Ganesh Vandana followed by speech by Kapil Bhise MCA1 which gave some important facts of Shivaji Maharaj in Marathi.Ms. Vrunda Kulkarni MCA1 student presented song in memory of Shivaji Maharaj. Mr. Vinit Mali MCA 1 presented Life story of Shivaji Maharaj through beautiful PowerPoint presentation. Balvant Jadhav and group MCA 1 presented group dance. Mr. Manoj Kandi and group sang a powada on the velour and bravery of Shivaji Maharaj.

The celebration concluded with vote of thanks by Ashwini Wahmode and Nikhil Parmar. The program was coordinated by Ms. Vandana Pednekar coordinator ASR MCA Department.

National Youth Day

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“Fill the brain with high thoughts, highest ideals, place them day and night before you,and out of that will come Great work” - Swami Vivekananda. To commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, maker of Modern India, National Youth day was celebrated with great joy, enthusiasm in IICMR MCA by ASR team.  Celebration of  National Youth Day started with the primary aim of sensitizing the students about the philosophies, principles and ideas of Swami Vivekanada. At the same time IICMR MCA gave tribute to Rajamata Jijau on her birth anniversary. The students were motivated to be good citizens of India, thus contributing to the development of the country. A lecture was delivered by Mr. Balaji Jadhav Founder – Lakshya Gurukul on Goal setting and Goal getting  . The inspiring stories of Swami Vivekananda’s life were briefed to the students by Mr. Balaji made the session more interesting and captivating.  All MCA First year and Second year students attended the program along with department HOD Prof. Renu Mathew and teaching non teaching staff. Prof. Vandana Pednekar – ASR Coordinator IICMR MCA coordinated the entire event. 

Savitribai Phule Jayanti Celebration

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Institute of Industrial Computer Management and Research, MCA Department  celebrated a 191st   Birth Anniversary  of Savitribai Phule in the Institute on Monday , 3rd January 2022 at 3.00 pm.
Program started with worship of Savatribai Phule with flowers. MCA first year Students  gave speeches on “Savitribai Phule – Life and achievements “, “Morals from great personality – Savitribai Phule ”. Through this programme students came to know about Savitribai Phule’s early life and what she contributed for the society as well as for women’s empowerment.
For the said program Department Hod Ms. Renu Mathew and entire teaching n- non teaching staff and both MCA I and II year students were present. Prof. Vandana Pednekar , Coordinator ASR IICMR MCA coordinated entire program.  The program met with resounding success & was greatly appreciated by all the members

Constitution Day Celebration

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On 26th November 2021 Constitution day was celebrated under the Academic Social Responsibility initiative of IICMR which was  organized by MCA Department. The event commenced at 10.50 a.m in the presence of the Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of IICMR-MCA in Auditorium. The programme formally commenced by explaining importance of constitution to the MCA second year and third year students followed by  reading of the preamble to the constitution and reaffirming our commitment to its ideology.
On this occasion,  Ms. Kiran Shinde  read the preamble along with all staff and students. The program concluded with airing a video on The Constitution of India.  Ms. Vandana Pedanekar Coordinator ASR IICMR, MCA  coordinated the program.

International Yoga Day 21 June 2021

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The seventh edition of the International Yoga Day kicked off on Monday with people across the world taking part in Yoga sessions to mark the day. In IICMR, Academic Social  Responsibility committee organised International Yoga day on 21st Jun 2021 at 10.00 am in association with Vivekanand Kendra, Kanyakumari , Chinchwad branch. The guest speaker, Mr. Kishore Kakade- Vivekanand Kendra Kanyakumari explained the  benefits of yoga and how Yoga will help the world in the fight against the COVID -19 pandemic. Faculty members of MCA and MBA departments performed Yoga in IICMR auditorium adhering strictly to the social distancing under the guidance of Mr. Avinash Gokhale , Vivekanand Kendra Chichwad branch. Celebrations and the session were mured and held online for the students due to the pandemic.

World Environment Day – Tree Plantation and Tree Conservative Program

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Every year IICMR launches an extensive Tree Plantation and Tree Conservative Programme on the occasion of the World Environment Day in IICMR campus. In 2021  due to the Pandemic situation, social distancing was the utmost priority. So tree plantation was held with selected staff of IICMR - admin, library and teaching. This year, the participants selected the empty places to plant saplings in a well-organized way. The participants planted saplings, and fenced them and watered the plants.  The event was conducted by the Institute as the part of it's Academic and Social Responsibility. All the participants were happy towards their contribution to the society.

Women's Day Celebration 2021

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“It is in this generation’s reach to transform gender relations, to empower women and girls, and humanity as a whole”. Along with millions of people around the globe, the IICMR MCA department also celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8 2021, a day that honours the achievements and calls attention to the rights of women. Students attended the program online. They expressed their thoughts on the “precious women of their lives“.  The program proceeded with the games for the ladies’ staff of the department. MCA 1 first-year students arranged various games for the lady faculty members. All ladies enjoyed the evening. All the women present in the celebration were served high tea. The celebration ended with a great triumph. Ms Amruta Elwande and Ms Joycee Salve compeered the event and Ms Vandana Pednekar, coordinator of ASR proposed a vote of thanks. 

Marathi Bhsha Divas Feb 21

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IICMR MCA  had celebrated ‘Marathi Bhasha Divas’ on the occasion of the birth anniversary of noted Marathi litterateur V. V. Shirwadkar, popularly known as ‘Kusumagraj’ on Saturday, 27th February, 2021 at 1.00pm. Dr. Deepali Sawai Director MCA wished student for Marathi bhasha Divas. Students presented various thoughts and poems about Marathi Bhasha Divas. Entire program was in Marathi. Program was concluded by the vote of thanks given by Ms. Vandana Pednekar.

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

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Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti was celebrated @ IICMR today, 20th February 2021.Students attended the event online as well as offline.  The day was celebrated to honour the courage and sacrifice of the great  warrior.   Dr. Deepali Sawai , Director IICMR performed pushparchana on the portrait of  Shivaji Maharaj and  guided the students on the occasion. Students shared their thoughts and views. The program concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by   Prof. Vandana Pednekar.

Majhi Vasundhara My Earth Pledge’ Jan 21

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IICMR MCA ASR team has organized ‘Majhi Vasundhara My Earth Pledge’ as per guidelines by SPPU on 5th Jan 2021 for environment protection and conservation. All students along with Director MCA Dr. Deepali Sawai , Ms. Renu Mathew , HOD MCA and other staff members took this e-pledge online. Ms. Vandana Pednekar coordinator ASR MCA coordinated event.

Constitution Day Celebration Nov 20

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Constitution day was celebrated under the Academic Social Responsibility initiative of IICMR which was  organized by MCA department on 26th November 2020 as part of the Celebration of 125th Birth Year of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. The event commenced at 11.40 a.m. in the presence of Teaching and Non- Teaching staff of IICMR-MCA in Auditorium. The programme formally commenced by reading of the preamble to the constitution and reaffirming our commitment to its ideology.

On this occasion,  Dr. Priya Deshpande read the preamble along with All staff. Ms. Vandana Pedanekar coordinated the program.

International Yoga Day 21 June 2020

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On the occasion of International Yoga Day, IICMR organized a online workshop on ‘Wellness through Yoga’ on 23rd June 2020. The main aim of the workshop was to let people know about  the amazing and natural benefits of yoga. This year due to COVIND 19 pandemic International Yoga Day is celebrated online. Mr. Sanjay Mathapati, ASR- MCA Coordinator hosted the program through Microsoft team and demonstrated yoga with the help of pre-recorded video for the audience. The videos were prepared by Sport teachers Ms. Rupali, Ms. Priyanka, Mr. Sonawane, Mr. Sagar Deshpande, Mr. Nilesh. The audience was eager to perform all the asanas. All the ,MCA, students and teachers have participated in this event from convenient places. Program ended with vote of thanks given by Dr Priya Deshpande.

Chatrapati shivaji Maharaj Jayanti celebration

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Chatrapati shivaji Maharaj Jayanti was celebrated in the Institute. The movie about life and achievements of Chtrapati Shivaji maharaj shown.The Students delivered the speech and performed cultural activities. 

Savitribai Phule Jayanti Celebration-2020

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As a part of the Academic Social Responsibility initiative of IICMR-MCA, organized ‘Savitribai Phule Jayanti Program . The  Program started with lightening of the lamp by Mrs. Renu Mathew, Mrs. Kiran Shinde and MCA  students. Movie based on biography of Savitribai Phule  was shown to all.

Nirmalya Collection

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On Ananth Chaturthi, 12 September 2019 with SWACH Seva Sahakari Sanstha Maryadit, Pune, our MCA Students collected Nirmalya from people at Mahdev Mandir Ghat ,Pimple Saudagar, Pimpri, to make Eco Green Ganesh festival by preventing water pollution.

Kargil Vijay Divas

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On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, IICMR-MCA organized a show of the movie ‘URI The Surgical Strike’ on 26th July 2019 to honour the brave soldiers and to pay tribute to the supreme sacrifice and glorious victory of the Indian defence forces.

Cancer Awareness Program

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ASR team has organized ‘Cancer Awareness Program’ on 20th July 2019 from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. The session was organised to create awareness among youth on cancers caused by lifestyle choices. Mr. Mehul Vyas, who himself is a cancer survivor, narrated his journey of fighting cancer and urged the students not to indulge in bad habits.

International Yoga Day

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On the occasion of International Yoga Day, IICMR organized a workshop on ‘Wellness through Yoga’ on 25th June 2019. The main aim of the workshop was to let people know about the amazing and natural benefits of yoga. Mrs. Sayali Deshpande, Yoga Consultant & Instructor from Dnyanprabodini Navanagar Vidyalaya took over the charge and demonstrated yoga for the audience. Mrs. Sayali, highlighted that one should enjoy the beauty of yoga while performing it to get its benefit to the fullest. 

Blood donation camp

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Blood donation camp was organized at IICMR in association with Acharya Anandrishji Pune Blood th Bank, Pune on 18 Feb 2019. 68 blood donors (Students) including Dr. Deepali Sawai DirectorMCA altruistically and voluntarily donated blood.

Chatrapati Shri Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Program

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On 18th February 2019, Shivaji Jayanti was celebrated in the Institute. The Program started with Deepprajwalan by the Director Dr Abhay Kulkarni, Director-MCA Dr Deepali Sawai and Chief Guest Dr Pote.  Various activities were conducted in order to create awareness in the young minds of the students regarding the valiant Maratha warrior, Shivaji Maharaj. More than 150 Students enthusiastically took part in the activities organized for them. 

Savitribai Phule Jayanti Celebration

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 Savitribai Jyotirao Phule was a prominent Indian social reformer, educationist and poet who played an instrumental role in women education and empowerment during the nineteenth century. As a part of Academic Social Responsibility initiative of IICMR-MCA, organized ‘Savitribai Phule Jayanti Program on  8th  Jan 2019. The  Program started with lightening of the lamp by Dr. Deepali Sawai, Dr. Priya Dehpande, Mrs. Renu Mathew and a student. Movie based on biography of Savitribai Phule  was shown to all.

Kerla Flood Relief Fund Donation

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ASR@IICMR-MCA  in association with Lions Club district 3234 D2 Pune took the initiative and appealed all IICMR Staff and Students to  Contribute for Kerla Flood Relief Fund. The program was organized on 20th September 2018 at IICMR Auditorium to handover the School related Material to MJF Lion Dr. K.M. Roy , Chairperson, Lions Club. About 1200 notebooks were handed over to  Dr. K.M. Roy. 

Seminar on Organ Donation And Transplant

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ASR@IICMR-MCA has organized panel discussion/Seminar  on Organ Donation And Transplant by Dr. Pavan Hanchnale (Transplant Hepatologist ) and Dr. Sharan Narute ( Transplant Surgeon) in association with Rotary Club of Pimpri and Jupiter Hospital Pune on 8th August 2018

Saath Chal - Sakal Group Activity

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On 5 July 2018, IICMR organized  an activity “Saath Chal”  in association with Sakal news paper group. It was an Oath taking ceremony for today’s youth to show gratitude towards their parents. Students and Teachers took a pledge "to remain committed towards attention to healthy life of their parents.

World Environment Day

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“Planting trees is most essential to save our ecology”.  Under the Academic Social Responsibility initiative, on the occasion of World environment Day, Tree Plantation activity was organized by IICMR & PCMC on 4th June 2018. IICMR students and staff participated in tree plantation. Some of the Social organizations also participated in this activity with Mr. Sharvan Hardikar Commisioner-PCMC.

Plastic Mukti Abhiyan

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On 24 April 2018 our MCA Students collected Plastic and E-Waste form the people in IICMR Campus to make Eco friendly Green environment.  The Activity was conducted in association with ECA-Environment Conservation Association, Chikhali Pune. All students and faculties participated in this activity. Plastic waste such as Plastics Containers, Small and big polybags, water bottles , plastic toys etc. and E-waste such as CD, DVD, wires, computer, laptop, hard disks, cables , electrical Equipments etc. are collected under this activity. This Activity was headed by Dr. Priya Deshpande and Mrs. Renu Mathew

Tree Plantation

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As a part of ASR,  MCA Department organized  tree plantation At Bhandara Hill, Dehu Gaon Pune , on 29/07/2017 This activity was coordinated by Mr. Sanjay Mathaapati. Total 45 students and 8 teachers with Dr. Deepali Sawai  participated in this activity. 

International Yoga Day

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On the occasion of International Yoga Day, IICMR-MCA organized a workshop on ‘Wellness through Yoga’ in association with ‘Aarogyam Yoga & Therapy Center’ on 21st June 2017. The main aim of the workshop was to let people know about the amazing and natural benefits of yoga. Mrs. Sushreeta Terwadkar, Yoga Therapist, Consultant & Instructor demonstrated yoga for the audience.