Ramnarain Ruia College

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Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai
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Ramnarain Ruia College
 Co-ed & Affiliated to University of Mumbai
 Total Student Strength ~3000
 61 Academic Programmes
Unique Achievements
 NAAC reaccreditation (3rd Cycle) with ‘A’ Grade & CGPA 3.65
(1st among all Arts and Science Colleges in Maharashtra)
 1st College in India to be accorded the highest national status
“College of Excellence” by UGC
 1st and only college in Maharashtra to be accorded the ‘Star
Status’ to six science Departments by DBT, Govt. of India
 ‘Best College of University of Mumbai’ Award (2007-2008)
 Recipient of Grants from DST, DBT, UGC, DAE, AYUSH-ISMH,
CSIR, ICHR, ICMR, etc
 1st Position in University of Mumbai Championship in Sports
(8 years in a row) and Cultural Activities (7 years in a row)
(Out of 741 Colleges)
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The former
President of India
during Platinum
Jubilee Celebrations
(2012)
Skill Development Initiatives in
Higher Education at
Ramnarain Ruia College
in building
Knowledge, Skills and
Competence
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Skill Development Initiatives
 Introduction of Skill/Job oriented degree courses
(Industry/field training for 2 weeks to 3 months)
 Biotechnology
 Computer Science
 Information Technology
 Mass Media (advanced recording and radio studio
where skill oriented courses such as Voice Culture,
Dubbing and Diploma of Community radio are
offered)
 Bioanalytical Sciences (UGC Sponsored Innovative PG
Degree Program)
 Bioanalytical Sciences (5 years integrated program)
 Outcome
 Preferred Campus Placements
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Skill Development Initiatives
Introduction of various Certificate and Diploma
Courses to bridge the gap between current
curricula and Industry requirement
 Number of Certificate Courses : 26
 Number of Diploma Courses : 05
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Skill Development Initiatives
Certificate Courses Offered
● Psychology
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Hypnotherapy
Basics in Child Psychology
Marital and Family Therapy
Basics in Rational emotive therapy
Certificate course in
Neuropsychiatric Disorders
● Biochemistry
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Sensory Evaluation of Foods
Food Preservation
Frontiers in Biochemistry
Food Packaging
Food Manufacturing Practice
● Bioanalytical Sciences
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Bioanalysis: Industrial Applications
● Microbiology
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Molecular Biology
● Chemistry
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Scope and Applications of
Analytical Chemistry.
Basic Analytical Techniques
● History
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Heritage of Mumbai
Archaeology
Skill Development Initiatives
Diploma Courses Offered
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PG Diploma in ‘Slum studies and Development
UG Diploma in ‘Food Science and Quality Control’
PG Diploma in ‘Clinical Data management’
PG Diploma in ‘Clinical Research Management’
PG Diploma in ‘Industrial & Analytical Chemistry’
(DIAC)
Skill Development Initiatives
Language Skills
 Establishment of ‘Language Laboratory’ (in 2014)
 Establishment of ‘Foreign Language Centre’ (in 2006)
 Certificate courses in
o German
o Japanese
o Spanish
o Chinese
 Outcome
 Every year about 200 students enroll for these courses. More than 2500
students have benefited so far
 Highly beneficial in Linguistic Skills in Translation, Interpretation,
Transcript, Tourist Guide, Airlines, Security, Software Development, BPO,
Publishing Industry (Proof Reading, Editing, etc.)
 More avenues and opportunities of Jobs
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Skill Development Initiatives
Establishment of ‘Centre for Slum Studies’ in 2002 – A unique
and only centre in India
 Objectives
o To inculcate social responsibilities among students
o To understand the nature and complexity of the issues related to slums
with respect to urban poverty and urban environment management
o To study urban slum policies and provide replicable remedies
 Courses offered
o Urban Environment Management
o Energy Conservation and Solid Waste Management
o Family Health Education and HIV/Aids awareness
o Geographical Information System (GIS) training program
o Diploma in Slum Studies and Development (UGC Sponsored)
o The centre has tie-ups with Government and other
institutions
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Skill Development Initiatives
‘Centre for Slum Studies’
 Outcome
 Students are employed in
Brihanmumbai Municipal
Corporation (BMC), NGOs and
private institutes like Tata Trust
as consultants for Corporate
Social Responsibility (CSR)
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Skill Development Initiatives
Establishment of ‘Self Vision Centre’
for Visually Challenged Students
Caters to the educational and
vocational needs of about 70-80
visually challenged students every year
 Outcome
Building vocational and career
development skills such as:
o Computer Skills (Hardware and
Software)
o Marketing Skills
o Social Skills (Assertiveness,
Emotional Control, leadership
skills)
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Skill Development Initiatives
Introduction of two B.Voc. Courses (UGC Sponsored)
1) B.Voc in Green House Management
o In collaboration with BLOOMS HORTICULTURAL CONSULTATIONS AND SOLUTIONS,
Navi Mumbai
o Helps overcome the problem of adverse climatic conditions in open field farming
o Optimum utilization of all natural resources
o Excessive and excellent crop quality
o It is an ideal opening for budding entrepreneurs
 Expected Outcome
Development of trained human resources for the Green House Industry
Superlative performance of green house products in the International markets
resulting in economic growth
Provide advanced understanding of the propagation practices and green house
management
Growth and development of plants with concepts applied to the practice of cultural
and business practices applied in a horticultural discipline
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Skill Development Initiatives
2) B.Voc. in Tourism and Travel Management
oIn collaboration with Garware Institute of Career Education and
Development
oBest Blend of regular and skill based components
oOne of the fastest growing service industry earning highest revenue and
foreign exchange for the nation
 Expected Outcome
Incredible India Campaign is generating immense employment
opportunities in tourism and tourism related industries.
 Various types of tourism: Medical, Pilgrimage, Gastro tourism,
Adventure tourism, Sports tourism ,Leisure tourism , Business tourism ,
Travel Consultant, Travel Journalist, etc.
Opportunities for self employment like: event management, tourism
consultant, travel consultant travel journalist, language interpreter/
translator, online travel agents, web designer, marketing & sales team,
training instructors.
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Skill Development Initiatives
Industry/Organizations Linkages
● ACTREC
● Advanced Agrotech
Industry
● Ajanta Pharma
● Alcon Biosciences
● Charak Pharma
● Cipla
● CIRCOT
● Dhootapapeshwar
● Elder Pharmaceuticals
● Emcure
● Enovate Biolife
● Erica Pharma
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Gharda Chemicals
Hindustan Unilever Ltd
IPCA
IPCA Pharma
Johnson and Johnson
LnT infotech
Marico
Millennium Herbal Care
Millennium Herbals
Omkar Consultancy
Patni
Pfizer
Piramal Health Care Ltd
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Praj Biotech
Praj Matrix
Sekhsaria
Shimazdu
Sun Pharma
T. Stanes and Co.
TCS
Wipro
WRIC
YUPs
Zuvintus
Yuvak Pratishthan
Vijat Krida Mandal
Samtol Foundation
Skill Development Initiatives
 Establishment of Career Guidance and Placement Cell
 Offering several self skill training programs
 Departmental Programs to improve employability
 All co-curricular and extra-curricular events are
organized by our students- enables them to develop
skills like marketing, event management, emotional
intelligence, etc.
 ‘Srujan’ Activity – Training to encourage micro level
entrepreneurship – ‘Earn and Learn’
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Way Ahead
Autonomy
 Will provide us more freedom to design our own
curricula enabling us to adequately blend knowledge,
skills & competence.
 Mandatory credits for Skill based training in UG final
year.
Collaborations
 More collaborations with skill providers within and
outside of India
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“...... we have promises to keep ..........”
T h a n k yo u
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