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Red Ribbon Club

During 2012-2013, following activities were organized by Red Ribbon Club of HLICA. A Talk on "Women’s well being and Reproductive Health" was organized in association with Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI) on 29th September, 2012. FOGSI is an association of 23000 Obstetricians and Gynecologists at national level committed to improve women's health and spread education across India through its 200 societies. The talk was organized with the aim to educate students about the common issues of women’s health. The session was concluded by a vote of thanks from Ms. Heena Timani, Sr.Lecturer, HLICA.

A Talk on "Swami Vivekananda" was organized during Ahmedabad University Youth Development Week on 11th January 2013. The talk was delivered by Mr. Bhanubhai Chauhan, Development Officer, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, with the objective to spread awareness about Swami Vivekananda among the students. The session was concluded by distribution of books on Swami Vivekananda to the participants and vote of thanks from Ms. Heena Timani, Sr. Lecturer, HLICA

An expert talk on "Thalassemia" was organized in association with Indian Red Cross Society on 15th March, 2013. The talk was delivered by Mrs. Naina Srivastava, HOD, Prenatal Diagnosis, Indian Red Cross Society, Gujarat State Branch with the objective of awareness about Thalassemia among the students. She educated students about the disease through visual presentations and by interacting with them. The talk proved to be very informative as it made the students aware about preventive steps. The session was concluded by vote of thanks from Mr. Aniruddhsinh Parmar, Lecturer, HLICA.

Inter Class ‘Essay Writing and Poster Making Competitions’ were organized on 16th March, 2013. The topic for the Essay Writing Competitions and Poster Making Competition was "Does HIV worker has the right to work" and "HIV/AIDS Awareness" respectively. The students showed great enthusiasm by participating in the competitions. All the participants were provided book as Complementary gift by the institute. The events were judged by faculty members of HLICA and coordinated by Mr. Aniruddhsinh Parmar, Lecturer, HLICA.
State Level Technical Event "Techster-2013"

Techster-2013
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Techster-2013
Techster-2013
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Techster-2013

The state level 3rd Technical event "Techster-2013" for the students of BCA, B.Sc.(Computer Science), B.Sc.(IT), PGDCA of all the colleges of Gujarat, was organized on 14th and 15th February, 2013. More than 200 students along with their faculty members from various colleges across Gujarat participated in the event enthusiastically.

Various technical competitions were held on both the days.. "Quizter"-IT Quiz, "Web Weaver"-Web Designing, "Pic Fiesta"-Poster Making, "IT Forest"-IT Crossword and "Animatronics"-Animation competitions were held on the first day and "Code Villa"-Programming, "Data Scooper"-Query Solving, "Mathestine"-Test your Math, "Mind Twister"-Puzzle Solving, and "Key Alone"-Test your keyboard Skills competitions were held on the second day.

Participants prepared posters on the themes "Lion King" and "Technical Event" in "Pic Fiesta", designed web pages for the topics "Memories of Swami Vivekanand", "Save Environment" and "Festivals of Gujarat" in "Web Weaver". They have prepared animated page of Disney in "Animatronics". They enjoyed the competitions "IT Forest", "Mind Twister", "Mathestine", "Quizter" and "Key Alone" a lot. In "Code Villa" and "Data Scooper", they had showcased their programming and database skills. Participants were judged by the other faculty members of other institutes.

To make participants and invitees aware more about Ahmedabad University's proposed Dual degree MCA programme and lateral entry in MCA programme; an open house was held in the campus during the event.

The event ended with prize distribution on both the days. Faculty-in-charge of each competition declared the winners. Winners were awarded with trophies and certificates. Mr. Bipin Mehta, Director , H. L. Institute of Computer Applications congratulated all the winners of "Techster-2013" and wished all the participants a very bright future. He thanked all the colleges for the remarkable participation.

The event was coordinated by all the faculty members of H. L. Institute of Computer Applications.
Report on Youth and Techno Festival held at Uka Tarsadia University, Bardoli

Youth and Techno Festival held at Uka Tarsadia University
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Youth and Techno Festival held at Uka Tarsadia University
Youth and Techno Festival held at Uka Tarsadia University

The State Level Youth and Techno Festival for private universities, was held at Uka Tarsadia University, Bardoli during 1st and 2nd Feb, 2013. In Youth Festival all the events were broadly classified in 5 categories like Music, Dance, Literature , Fine Arts and Theatre. In Techno Festival the category of events were Robotix, Thoughts Casting, Brain Mapping, Fun Zone, Ideas Exposition and Iproject. Students from 12 different universities had enrolled in these events, as many as 550 for Youth Festival and 180 for Techno Festival.

The Students of School of Computer Studies represented Ahmedabad University by participating in various events of Youth and Techno festival. Students won 11 prizes which includes - First prize in Iproject, Sudoku, Cartooning, Rangoli, Freestyle Bollywood Group Dance and Skit; Second prize in C-Wars, Iproject, Quiz and Sudoku; and Third prize in poetry recitation.

Mr. B. M. Shah, Registrar, Ahmedabad University had attended the inaugural function of Youth and Techno Festival.

The host university provided excellent facility to the participants and faculty members in its sprawling campus. The performance of participants from various universities was impressive. All the events were well organized by various teams of the host university.

To encourage and motivate the students, faculty members Mr. Vinay Vachharajani and Mrs. Siddhi Shah from AES Institute of Computer Studies; and Mrs. Hemal Desai, Mrs. Shefali Naik and Mr. Jaideepsingh Raulji from H. L. Institute of Computer Applications had accompanied them.
State level Academic Achievements during 2010-2011

  • Mr. Shail Deliwala ( TYBCA) won first prize in "Spell Bug 2010" Competition and first prize in "Intellects 2010" Competition organized by H.L.Institute of Commerce, Ahmedabad University.
  • Mr. Shail Deliwala (TYBCA) won First Prize in Paper Presentation Competition, Mr. Abhishek Sharma (SYBCA) won Second Prize in Poster Presentation and Mr. Sachin Borakhatariya(SYBCA) won Third prize in Web Designing at state level IT event "Prashasht" organized by Ganpat University in October, 2010.

  • Sports Activities Achievements during 2010-2011

  • Mr. Saumil Trivedi (TYBCA) played for Gujarat University volleyball team in Inter University Games in 2008-09 and 2009-10. Also played in Seniors Ahmedabad District volleyball team in 2009-10 and 2010-11. He played for Ahmedabad District volleyball team in swarnim khel mahakumbh-2010.
  • Mr.Hamza Dairywala (SYBCA) participated in "SABARMATI MARATHON AMDAVAD 2010" organized by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation & Ahmedabad Runners' Club in December, 2010. He ran the distance in 2:01:07(121 Minutes).
  • He participated in "Health Run" organized by H.L. College of Commerce and H.L. College Alumni Association in January, 2011 and won the second prize.
  • Mr.Shardul Karandikar (FYBCA) won first prize in Free Style Solo Dance in Sirraj 2010 organized by S.K.Patel Institute of Management and Computer Studies , Gandhinagar.
Alumni Meet

Alumni Meet
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Alumni Meet

An alumni meet for all the batches of BCA passouts was organized in the evening on 16th January, 2011. More than 100 alumni representing all the batches of BCA were present at the meet. Some of them have come from USA, Australia and various cities of India including Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore. Mr. B.M. Shah, Registrar, Ahmedabad University was the chief guest for this event. All the passouts got themselves registered, had rendezvous and shared their feelings. Mrs. Shefali Naik, faculty, H.L. Institute of Computer Applications warmly welcomed all the alumni and their family. Mr. Riddhish Rao, an alumnus from the batch 2006-2009 offered the prayer. Mrs. Naik informed that out of 1058 alumnus from 9 batches of BCA, the institute succeeded in contacting 60% of them. She also gave some more details about the alumni like : Out of 1058 alumni, 80% have opted for various courses such as MCA, M.Sc.(IT), MBA, MCM, etc. in India and M.S. in computer related or other subjects abroad. More than 250 alumni are still studying, more than 80 alumni are working abroad and more than 300 alumni are working in India. Many of them are working in renowned companies such as Sony Ericson, HP, AimTech Solutions, AttainIT, Cogef, IMPETUS Technologies Ltd, Infosys Technologies Ltd., Mindtree Consulting, Sapiant, Tata Consultancy Services, Wells Fargo Bank, Adani Finance, Arvind Mills, Atrabyte, Axis Bank, Elite Core, Endeavor, ICICI Life Insurance, Kenbay Ltd., Maxim, Patni Computers, Reliance InfoComm Ltd., Standard-Chartered Bank and many more. Some of the alumni are in their business. Ms. Saranya Mudliar, General Secretary, HLICA felicitated the chief guest with the bouquet of flowers. Mr. Bipin Mehta, Director, HLICA introduced the chief guest and congratulated the alumnus for their achievements in the field of IT. rs. Shefali Naik gave the introduction of the current faculty and staff members. Mr. B. M. Shah appreciated the presence of the alumni and briefed them about Ahmedabad University and its recent MOU with Penn State University for the BCA programme of Ahmedabad University.

A beautiful documentary produced by some of the current students of BCA highlighting the institute, infrastructure and various activities was shown to the audience, which made all the alumni very nostalgic. Some of the alumni shared their feelings and experience and thanked the Director, faculty and staff members for the support during their studies. Three alumni were given prizes for early registration by a lucky draw. At the end, Mrs. Shefali Naik thanked the chief guest, to grace the occasion by his presence, and the Director, HLICA for encouragement. She also thanked all the alumni for their presence and those who had helped in contacting their batch mates. She also thanked all the faculty and staff members of BCA and MCA institutes for their support. The meet was followed by the dinner. Mrs. Shefali Naik and Mrs. Hemal Desai, faculty members of HLICA were the coordinators for this event.
Health Marathon Run of 7.5 kilometers

Health Marathon Run
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Health Marathon Run

A Health Marathon Run of 7.5 kilometers was organized by H.L. College of Commerce and H L College Alumni Association at 7 am on 9th January, 2011 as a part of its Platinum Jubilee Year celebration. More than 70 students of our institute participated in this run. Mr. Hamza Deriwala of Second Year BCA was declared second in the run and was awarded the prize.
“Heritage Treasure Hunt” Student participation
A one day inter college Treasure Hunt competition-“A journey to past” was organized by H.L. College of Commerce on 21st December, 2010 as a part of its Platinum Jubilee Year celebration. Almost eleven colleges participated in the event.

The event was based on “Heritage” theme. Participants were given clues related with the heritage places of Ahmedabad city. They were given four hours to solve the clues.

A team of following six participants from our institute took part in the event and was awarded second prize.

Competition Student Name Class Prize
Heritage Treasure Hunt Mr. Agarwal Deepak Sureshkumar TYBCA Second
Ms. Bhatt Jessica Girish
Mr. Deliwala Shail Jayesh
Mr. Mehta Sankalp Kiran
Mr. Nayak Jay Bharatkumar
Mr. Shah Nirmit Vipul

   
 
 
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