Feb 132019

The IITBAA Pune chapter has been having networking functions at regular intervals to foster interactions between alumni of IITB & also amongst other IIT’s & IIM’s in Pune. The purpose is facilitating serendipity through people interaction.

Devang Mehta Auditorium, Bhageerath, Persistent Systems, Senapati Bapat Rd
Saturday, Feb 23 @ 5:00pm
Cost: Rs 300/- per person



5-5.30 Registration
5.30-6.30 Q&A with Nitin Gupta by Amit Paranjape & Navin Kabra
6.30-7.30 Other speakers – There will be 3 who will give a short introduction

Girish Degaonkar of Bhau Institute a Incubation center
Dr Premnath of Venture Centre a Incubation center
Gireendra Kasmalkar of Pune’s first VC fund, Alacrity India

7.30-8.00 Snacks & open networking

There will be a Q&A with Nitin Gupta the Founder and CEO of FlytBase, Inc. (http://flytbase.com), headquartered in Silicon Valley, USA, with R&D office at BHAU Institute, Pune. FlytBase is building the world’s first Internet of Drones (IoD) platform to help drone integrators and operators scale their commercial drone operations. Nitin is a 2004 graduate from IIT Bombay and he received his Masters from University of Maryland, College Park, USA. He has over 15 years of experience in the automation and aerial robotics industry. FlytBase was a recipient of TiE50 award at TiEcon Silicon Valley in 2017, and was a part of Cisco’s Launchpad Accelerator. FlytBase is working closely with customers in over 30 countries, to build next-generation, smart, connected commercial drones.

Some other IITAA & IIMAA in Pune will be joint partners in the function to ensure more alumni from their institutes participate. The function is open for alumni from all IIT’s & IIM’s. Every alumnus can also bring one other person who is interested in networking (need not be IIT alum).

Registration is necesary … please register and pay here.

The charge is Rs 300 per head. The list of registered alumni will be available to the attendees after the event.

Dec 262018

The Y-Point Orchestra will have its next performance in Pune on 12th January 2019. The YPO has been going from strength to strength. In addition to the 5 shows they have had in Pune they have also performed in Delhi in Sept 15 & Goa in Oct 15.

Devang Mehta Auditorium, Bhageerath, Persistent Systems, Senapati Bapat Rd
Saturday, January 12 @ 6:00pm. Tea/Coffee will be served from 5:30pm
Cost: Rs 250/- per person

So get ready to enjoy your favourite Old Hindi Songs rendered by some amazingly talented IIT Alumni on the saxophone, accordion, keyboard, guitar etc., accompanying our very own Kishor Kumars, Rafis, Latas and Ashas. The main performance will last for about two hours. IITB Alumni are welcome to invite their families and friends to join the fun evening.

Dec 272016

IITBAA Pune Chapter has organized a Classic Rock Music program in Pune on 8th Jan, 2017 from 6pm onwards. The evening includes music, dinner & drinks. We are thankful to Enpro India who’ve partially sponsored this event.

The program shall have Shrikant Awalegaonkar -Ouch (C’79, H5) play the music of bands like Deep Purple, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, Cream, CCR, Dire Straits, Led Zeplin, Rolling Stones, ELP, Santana, Doors, Beatles, Steely Dan and many more! Ouch has been entertaining audiences all through his days at IITB and has never stopped since. Alongside his career in IT, he continues to perform regularly with his band in the US, swinging by at his alma mater to get back to his roots and touch base with where it all began.

Ouch has put a number of songs on You tube – 206 videos.

  1. Locomotive Breath- Jethro Tull- at IITB Golden Jubilee celebrations in New York in 2008
  2. Smoke on the water- Deep Purple in 2008
Where: 3rd floor, Hotel Sadanand, Baner Road
When: Sunday, 08 Jan 2017 @ 6pm
Cost: Rs 1500/- per person

This is a PAN IIT event. Spouses & other family interested are welcome. Let us have a rocking time together!

Jun 222016

We are happy to announce the 2nd annual bridge tournament held annually in memory of Late Prof M S Kamath, who as many of us would remember was a great bridge enthusiast himself. This is a PAN-IIT Bridge Championship Tournament for alumni members of all IITs and their friends/relatives. This event is sponsored by GS Lab.

This tournament is a pairs/trios (2-3 participants per team) event and atleast one participant in the team must from an IIT (any IIT, not just IIT Bombay) or related to an IIT alumnus (spouses, parents, children). It will be held over 2 sessions. Complimentary Lunch and tea/coffee will be served.

The following prizes will be awarded to the winning teams. A team can claim the prize in only one category.

  • Pan IIT category – 3 prizes: Rs. 2500 / 1500 / 500
  • Open category – 5 prizes: Rs. 2500 / 2000 / 1500 / 1000 / 500
PYC Gymkhana
Off Bhandarkar Road
Deccan Gymkhana
When: Sunday, 24 July, 10am-5pm
Cost: Rs 300/- per pair, Rs 450/- per trio

This is a PAN IIT event. Spouses & other family interested are welcome.

Jan 152015

Around a year ago, Y-Point Orchestra, the alumni orchestra launched in Pune with their first performance in front of a foot stomping and applauding audience of nearly 300 (a record of sorts for an alumni event in Pune). We bring you YPO’s second event in Pune, with the team performing a brand new set of old and new Hindi songs. We promise you will be clapping and singing along with the performers before the first song is over. So mark your calendars and get ready to enjoy your favourite old and new Hindi Songs rendered by YPO’s amazingly talented team.

The main performance will last for about two hours, and guess what, before the program we have Puneri Vada-Paav and Chai. IITB Alumni are welcome to invite their families and friends to join the fun evening. The ticket for the orchestra is Rs.100 per head to cover the cost of the facility, sound etc. and of course the Vada-Paav and Chai.


Abhay Patil – Compere
Abhijeet Bhade – Octopad
Abhijit Bhagwat – Vocal and keyboard
Ajay Bhagwat – Accordion and keyboard
Anil Karmarkar – Saxophone and flute
Ashish Belagali – Vocal
Deepak Thite – Percussion
Jaideep Deodhar – Guitar
Manoj Patwardhan – Guitar
Mrinmayi Kulkarni – Vocal
Nandu Kulkarni – Vocal and percussion
Rajani Deshpande – Vocal
Rajiv Shirvaikar – Mandolin
Rashmi Dharap – Vocal
Sandhya Sakhardande – Vocal
Sandip Tarkas – Vocal
Shirish Patwardhan – Keyboard and Vocal
Shrikant Joshi – Vocal
Surendra Gadgil – Percussion
Tanuja Deshpande – Vocal

Maharashtra State Institute Of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
Next to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Chhabria Nursery School
Off Senapati Bapat Road (Road opposite Marriott/Pantaloons)
Model Colony
When: Saturday, January 31, 6pm-8pm. Registration starts at 5:30pm
Cost: Rs 100/- per person

This is a PAN IIT event. Spouses & other family interested are welcome.