Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA) India,
🌏 INCA MUMBAI CHAPTER
Report & Thanks Giving note.
Hearty congratulations to the GEO- MUMBA FEST 2023, organizers, Volunteers and Winners.
After two years of silence of unavoidable covid situation, once again there was a life in and vibrant young full of enthusiastic college students, the get together, the feel of competition to do the best was seen in the campus of Geo- dept.of Mumbai University on 16-17 march 2023.All audience, students of various background could observe exhibition, the maps, charts of theme Micro-plastic as hazards ,right before the entrance path of dept.
On 16 th March '23 ,Dr.Prof. Patricia Katharine Burke Wood, Professor, Geography,York University.Visiting Scholar, Mumbai University,gave the inaugural speech and PPT presentation on Geography
" A subject very much relevant in career and in day today life." Soon after this, the five Events were conducted, judged by eminent professors of the department. Next day on 17 th march '23, Career- Guidance lecture was delivered by Officer Ganesh Maral, experienced GIS Analyst and GIS Developer of Rolta Institute to the gathered students of various colleges. This was followed by again the Career and job opportunities some like seventeen options,a Geography student can opt and make a wonderful journey for earning,after the post graduate of this subject. ,was given by Prof. Premlata Singhi, Rtd Associate professor. The students were satisfied and were enlightened, gave feedback and asked their quaries. Dr. Sanjukta, Sattar, Head of department of Geography ,Mumbai University, INCA LM,and all other faculties of dept, Dr Gavit,Dr.Chudhari,Dr.Tambe
,Dr.Kokane, Dr. Deepali owe a heartfelt thanks for their full co-operation, through out two days of events. Cash prizes were awarded to all winners on second, closing day of ceremony . A special big thanks to the chief guest and being our sponsor, Lions Club of Mumbai Star, secretary sir Lion Raghubir Singh ji. A special thanks to our other sponsorer Shree Shreedhar, our alumni, sponsored the authentic traditional food and snacks for two days to all. I will be failing in my report and shukriya, if I do not mention that Dr. Aparna Phadake, Assistant Professor in the Geography dept of Mumbai University,INCA LM, and her M. A. Part one and two students, the parade of enthusiastic and efficient volunteers inclination and hard work made the whole event a great successful. Through this events,with fun and learning, students were imparted the importance of the subject and understanding the present environmental pressing issues. If not they who else will take care of our mother earths future. Once again, a big thanx to our sponsorer ,INCA Mumbai Chapter, Lions Club of Mumbai Star and Shree Seva sadan foundation also looking forward for such cooperation in future as well.
Five events were : 1.Geo-pedia Quiz,
2.Face- painting camouflage, 3.Slogan writing Broach, 4.Geo- snaps Photography, 5.Recoupe the debris, best out of waste.
were conducted on first day and one,
6.Survival of the fittest. Geo- hunt on second day.
About more than 50 participants took part in the competitions. Thx to our non- teaching staff as well for helping us in the smooth conduct of events.A token of love, writing Pens were given to all.