Apr 222013

IITBAA Pune Chapter invites you to a talk by Anil Bokil of Arthakranti. Arthakranti proposal is a radical suggestion to change the taxation system with a move to transaction-based taxes and currency control measures, which is designed to change the socio-economic scenario of India. More details at


Anil Bokil is a volunteer at Arthakranthi. A Mechanical engineer by profession, he runs a company named “Dot Precision” in Aurangabad which specializes in import substitutes. He is also the founder of ‘Tiny Industries Coop Industrial Estate’, an industrial estate formed by 75 small entrepreneurs.

The talk will be followed by beer and dinner.

When: 7pm on 17/May (Friday)
Where: GS Lab Terrace, 9th floor, Above Food Bazaar, Baner Road, Baner (map)
Registration: Rs 300 per person (Beer to be paid at actuals)

This is a PAN IIT event. Please register and pay in advance. On-the-spot registrations will be Rs. 400

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Jan 092013

Manohar Parrikar (Manu) the Chief Minister of Goa & an IITB alumnus C78, Met., H4 will interact with alumni in Pune at PYC on the 20th Jan 2013. This is a PAN IIT event with spouses.

Pre-lunch session: starting from 10.30 am till about 12.30 pm. During this Manu will talk about the changes he has brought about in governance in Goa & how civil society including alumni can help in improving governance.

  • 10:30 – 11:00 –  registration + tea/coffee. We’ll be there from 10:00am, so you are welcome to come earlier and chat over tea/coffee
  • 11:00 – 11:15 – Welcome, Sponsor’s message, IITBAA updates
  • 11:15 – 11:30 – Short talk by Manu
  • 11:30 – 12:00 – Moderated discussion with Manu with Shekhar Inamdar and Damayanti
  • 12:00 – 12:30 – Open Q&A session with the audience.

This will be followed by networking over draft beer & lunch ending at 2.00 pm

Post-lunch session: after 2.00pm will be for people who want to meet Manu one on one. Manu is interested in meeting people who are looking for investment opportunities in Goa. There will be an opportunity for such people, to meet Manu one on one after lunch for 10 min each. Please send in your proposals by 10/Jan and reserve your slot.


The charges for the function will be Rs 500 per head if you register & pay in advance. For spot registration the charges will be Rs. 700 per head.

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PYC Hindu Gymkhana,
244, Bhandarkar Road,
Deccan Gymkhana

Aug 282012

IITBAA Pune Chapter invites you to an interesting talk by Arvind Gupta of IUCAA Pune. Arvind Gupta (IITK ’75)  is a toy inventor and popularizer of science for kids. Creating simple toys out of trash and everyday goods, he illustrates principles of science and design in a memorably hands-on fashion. He works at the Children’s Science Centre in IUCAA. Watch his TED talk about the same topic below…

The talk will be followed by drinks and dinner. This is a PAN-IIT event so alumni from all IITs are encouraged to register and participate in the event. This is a family event… please get your kids and grand-children along.

The talk will be at the PYC (PYC Hindu Gymkhana in Deccan Gymkhana area, off Bhandarkar Road) on the 6th Oct 2012 at 7.00pm.

The damages are Rs 600 per head. Rs 300 per head for children under 12.

Please register for the event and pay in advance.

The venue will also host a photography exhibition by the Pune Chapter photography group. So please come in early to have a look the photos before the talk.