Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya recently organised a National Symposium on the topic, “Application of Forensic Sciences, Cyber Security & Forensic Accounting for Prevention & Investigation of Crime,” in collaboration with Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar. The Symposium was Presided by Dr Dhanraj Mane, Director, Higher Education, Govt. of Maharashtra. Guests of Honour were Adv. Abhijit Wanjarri, Secretary, Amar Seva Mandal, Dr Jairam Khobragade, Director, Institute of Forensic Science, Nagpur and Dr S.O. Junare, Director, Training, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar.
Dr Dhanraj Mane, in his Presidential Address stated that in the world of cut throat competition such events on emerging areas of study would give a lot of value addition to the teachers as well as students. He also appreciated the efforts of both the institutions and congratulated their management and staff for organizing such a unique inter-disciplinary event. Adv. Abhijeet Wanjarri, in his talk, focussed on the objectives of the collaboration. He said that the two parties would explore the possibility of collaborative research projects, exchange of teaching and research staff, organise joint academic activities such as seminars, lectures, conferences, exchange academic materials and other information of common interest. Earlier, Officiating Principal Dr Ashok Kamble gave his introductory remarks and Convenor of the Symposium Dr Dilip Badwaik highlighted the objectives of the Symposium. The Inaugural Session was conducted by Mr Pravin Sontakke and Vote of Thanks was proposed by Dr Anita Chandak.
The Inaugural function was followed by a brief Presentation of Gujarat Forensic Sciences University by Mr Ravish Shah, Head International Affairs and a presentation of Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya, by Symposium & IQAC Coordinator Dr Subhashree Mukherjee. The speaker for the 1st Plenary Session was Dr Rajesh Babu from GFSU, who spoke on ‘Relation between Forensic Sciences & Allied Science’. Dr Parag Rughani, spoke on Cyber Security, Cyber Forensics & Cyber Crimes in the 2nd Plenary Session. Prof. Dr S.O. Junare spoke on Forensic Accounting & Financial Fraud.
The Valedictory function was chaired by the Vice Principal of the college Dr Pradip Dahikar. The concluding session was conducted by Dr Wasudev Gurnule and Mr Anil Bhaik proposed the formal vote of thanks. 300 delegates from different colleges and Universities attended the Symposium. The two institutions have been working together in areas of common interest since 2016 and have also signed an MoU two years back.