The ‘stars’ have literally descended on Vidyalankar School of Information Technology in recent times. The Institute has had the honor of hosting and interacting with many eminent visitors, a fact which served to add great co-curricular and extra-curricular value to the teaching-learning process. The students and staff of Vidyalankar were enthralled by star visitors such as:
Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awardee Dr. Man Mohan Sharma (FRS) visited the VSIT campus in March 2014 and delivered a talk on “Life of a teacher, Researcher and Consultant in the University.”
International Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awardee Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, visited VSIT on and delivered a talk on ‘Buil
Eminent astrophysicist Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awardee Dr. Jayant Narlikar, famous for the Hoyle-Narlikar theory of gravity, addressed VSIT faculty members and students on ‘Anomalous Redshifts’ in April 2015.
Vidyalankar had organized a seminar by eminent entrepreneur Dr. Vithal V. Kamat, Executive Chairman and MD, Kamat Hotels India Ltd. in October 2014. The objective of the seminar was to develop a sense of entrepreneurship among students.
Prof. Dr. P. S. Rao, Emeritus Professor and Dean, Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research visited the Vidyalankar campus. He is associated with 26 Universities in India as External Referee and Chairman adjudicator for Dlitt PhD. Research Guide in 6 Universities. He is currently the President of Indian Association for Management Development and Vice–President Inter-University Council of Business Education and Research, Allahabad.
Dr. Ajit Ranade, Chief Group Economist, Aditya Birla Group visited Vidyalankar in March 2015 and delivered a talk on “Economic Problems, Planning & Practical Implementations.”
Sindhutai Sapkal, also known as Mother of Orphans, an Indian social worker and social activist known particularly for her work for raising orphan children visited Vidyalankar campus.
Dr. Rupa Rege Nitsure is the Chief Economist at Bank of Baroda. Prior to this, she has worked as a Senior Economist with ICICI (Development Finance Institution) and ICICI Bank and her key areas of specialization are Macroeconomics and Financial Intermediation.
Ms. Anita Khandekar, Manager at Bharatiya Mahila Bank and Ms. Renuka Joshi, Journalist at IBN Lokmat spoke on women empowerment on the occasion of Women’s Day at Vidyalankar.
Ms. Rashmi Bansal, author of bestselling books ‘Connect the Dots’ and ‘Stay Hungry Stay Foolish’, and who is also an entrepreneur and a youth expert visited the VSIT campus and addressed students and faculty.
Mr. Achyut Godbole addressed VSIT faculty members and students in February 2015 during a Business and Entrepreneurship Symposium.
Dr. Rajpal Hande, Director, Board of College and University Development, University of Mumbai and Mr. Satish Joshi, Consultant at IGATE University also visited the Vidyalankar campus.
Mr. Deepak Ghaisas, Chairman of Gencoval Strategic Services Pvt. Ltd. (previously, CEO - India Operations and CFO of I-flex Solutions Ltd. India), and recipient of the CFO Asia Award, addressed students and faculty during Tantra Vihar-VSIT’s annual project competition.
Dr. Shashikant Dugad, a renowned scientist at CERN, Geneva and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, visited Vidyalanakr Campus in February 2015. He addressed the audience on research developments in the field of particle physics.
Bollywood heartthrobs Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor dazzled the Verve 2014 audience in March 2014 when they inaugurated the Institute’s annual festival along with promoting their movie Gunday.
Padma Shri Awardee Padmaja Phenany Joglekar, a Hindustani Classical singer wowed a jam-packed audience at the annual festival Gondhal (Verve) 2011.
Acclaimed Hindustani classical musician Pandit Ronu Majumdar performed in a live concert at Vidyalankar Campus in August 2013.
Marathi movie Ektara starcast Avdhoot Gupte, Santosh Juvekar and Tejaswini Pandit visited Vidyalankar campus during Verve 2015.
Hindi movie Khaamoshiyan starcast Gurmeet Chaudhary, Ali Fazal and Sapna Pabbi unveiled the Verve 2015 logo along with their movie promotion.
24th June was one of the Special Day for VSITians as VSIT was visited by the Education Minister of Maharashtra, Honorable Vinod Ji Tawade.
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A talk by Dr. Vithal Venkatesh Kamat, a Green Hotelier, an Environmentalist, an Entrepreneur, an Educationist, an Antiquarian, an Ornithologist, an Author, Glob Trotter and Black Belt Karateka, is a versatile personality. His journey started from a small vegetarian family restaurant to the Chairman of world’s highest award winning, Asia’s first an Ecotel hotel “The Orchid”.
Mr.Kanwarjit Paintal, better known as Paintal, born in a Sikh family, started off as an Indian comic actor and moved on to teaching the art of acting. He has extensively worked not only in numerous movies but also television.Visited Vidyalankar Campus in August 2016 for Innaugral of Mass Media Course.
Mr. Raghunath Medge,President of Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Charity Trust (NMTBSA) visited Vidyalankar Campus in July 2016 for Innaugral of मराठी वाङ्मय मंडळ.
Mr. Raghav Narsalay, Managing Director, Accenture Institute for High Performance at Accenture, is a versatile personality,Visited Vidyalanakr Campus in February For VCMT 2017 4th National Multi-Discilpinary Conference on" India 2025-Vission for Next Decade". He addressed the audience on research developments in the field of Information Technology.
Mr. Ram Bhogale,Director, Nirlep Appliances Ltd, a company manufacturing Nirlep Nonstick CookwareVisited Vidyalanakr Campus in February For VCMT 2017 4th National Multi-Discilpinary Conference on" India 2025-Vission for Next Decade".