ICNU Welcomes New Batch of B. Com. (Hons) Students

Institute of Commerce, Nirma University inducted first year students on 11th July 2018. Mr. Ghanshyam Thakkar – CFO, Gujarat Investments Corporation Ltd and Financial Controller – Gujarat RERA graced the occasion as chief guest. Speaking at the event Mr. Ghanshyam Thakkar highlighted the need for continuous learning. He advised the freshers to be ready to become a part of change process - Unlearn and Relearn, sharpen skills through practise and be self-learners.
Prof Anup Singh – Director General, Nirma University graced the occasion by delivering presidential remarks. Prof Singh focused on the significance of self-learning, taking responsibility and showcasing modesty, professionalism and integrity. He advised freshman batch to be life-long learners and cultivate the 21st century skills of communication, technological, innovation, team-work and self-development.  
Delivering official welcoming address Prof Udai Paliwal – Dean, Institute of Commerce congratulated the students and parents for making the right choice of choosing ICNU as their knowledge partner in today’s competitive world. Highlighting ICNU growth and development plans he underlined the ICNU commitment to overall personality development of its graduates while preparing them both for the world of the work as well as self-employment. Dr. Sumita Shroff Goyal proposed a formal vote of thanks during the official opening of the induction programme.
A Session on Anti-Ragging/ Anti-Drug Movement was conducted by Prof. Sanjay Jain (IMNU) and Dr. Avani Shah (ICNU). The Micro Lab conducted by IMNU Faculty Ms. Shrestha Dabral provided the new students an opportunity to interact with each other and know their classmates with whom they are going to spend their upcoming three years.
Senior faculty at IMNU, Mrs. Sunita Guru, hosted an enriching session on combating plagiarism. A session was conducted on the topic Global Career opportunities in Management Accounting by Mr. Satish Mistry (CIMA Global, Mumbai) who enlightened the students regarding the course of Chartered Management Accountant. Prof. Udai Paliwal, Dean ICNU, briefed the students about rules and regulation that students are expected to abide by for three years. Listing some few, would be college timings, rules within the class such as no use of cell phones, no ragging within the campus, attendance requirements, CBCS, examination and assessment procedures, Grievance handling mechanism etc. Mr. Bhavesh Parekh, Coordinator, Student Welfare Activities briefed the students about the activities conducted by the Students’ Welfare Board with the objective of all-round development of the students of the University with focus on the physical, social, cultural and spiritual well-being of the students.
Mr. Nooh Kaushal (ACCA) conducted a session on career opportunities with ACCA qualification. A session was conducted by Dr. Sumita Shroff &Senior Students where they briefed the students about the various clubs & Committees at ICNU They also briefed the students regarding the various activities conducted by ICNU in past 2 years. Dr. Rajesh Patel explained the students about health facilities available within the campus; how students can anytime approach the health center at the time of emergency. He said that the center is well-equipped with modern technology, equipment and basic medication.

Mrs. Monita Shastri introduced the Library Resources to the students. The Library is highly sophisticated with state-of-art facilities. It provides online resources as well as digital resources. To facilitate users with reading and brain storming, separate reading rooms have been provided along with the libraries.
Professor Madhuri Bhavsar of ITNU briefed the students about the issues related to gender sensitization. She also guided the students about the Woman Development Cell which works for the safety of women and protects them from the crimes against the women and she also aware about the institute level and university level members to the students for addressing their queries and complaints.    Dr. Avani shah briefed the students about the teaching pedagogy and learning system at Institute level.