Dec 162015

The Y-Point Orchestra will have its next performance in Pune on 9th January. The YPO has been going from strength to strength. In addition to the 2 shows they have had in Pune they have also performed in Delhi in Sept 15 & Goa in Oct 15.

Bal Shikshan Mandir English Medium School, Mayur Colony, Karve Road
When: Saturday, January 09 @ 5:30pm. Registration starts at 5pm
Cost: Rs 150/- 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. Vada Pav & Tea will be served. IITB Alumni are welcome to invite their families and friends to join the fun evening.

This will be in support of the GREAT Foundation an NGO started by Viney Kirpal a long time teacher at IITB. GREAT Foundation has aimed at providing quality education to the children of low income families attending government schools. They are currently focusing on setting up activity-based Science labs in government schools.

The show is partially sponsored by Simplicity Investing

Tickets can be purchased at following locations (10am-6pm)

Jyoti Pardeshi
Great Software Laboratory Private Limited
7th Floor, Amar Arma Genesis,
Baner Road, Baner (Above Big Bazaar)
Pune – 411007
Tel: +91 20 4671 1000

Namrata, Vinod
Sprye Solutions,
Flat #4, Neeti Apartment,
Moreshwar Housing Society,
Baner Road, Pune
Tel: 020-65263999

Vilas Kulkarni’s Studio
Plot No 40 B, Swastishree Society
Chinmay Mission Lane, Near Cosmos Bank
Karvenagar, Pune 411051
Ph: 94220-16005

Ashish Belagali
Acism Software Private Limited,
Dnyanavatsal Commercial Complex (Synerzip building),
Opp. Vanadevi Mandir, Karve road
Karve Nagar, Pune – 411052
Ph: 98900-56365

GREAT Foundation’s appeal for donations

  • 150 tickets are available as donation passes at Rs. 1000/- each to raise funds for GREAT Foundation for its science lab project. Those who purchase 10 tickets get a 10% discount. The donation tickets are available with Viney Kirpal (Ticket numbers 0301-0320 & 0401-0450),Utpala Joshi (Ticket Nos. 0321-0350) and R. Venkatesh Ticket Nos. 0350-0400) You can pay online using the GREAT Foundation bank account available on the website Viney, Utpala and Venkatesh will write your name on the ticket, sign it and send it on email for you to download and carry it to the show. You can exchange it for the original copy at the GREAT Foundation Help Desk at the venue for the copy emailed to you.
  • GREAT Foundation will also issue you the receipt and 80G certificate within a day of your donated amount showing in its account, and send them to you on email to you. If you wish to have a hard copy of the receipt and 80G certificate , you may email your home/office address with specific instructions and the receipt will be sent by courier to you within a week
  • If you wish to pay by cheque you can do that too by drawing the cheque in the name of Global Research Education and Training Foundation and send it by courier to our office address: GREAT Foundation, B4/21 Krishna Kewal Nagar, Kondhwa Road, Pune- 411048.

Thank you. Should you have any queries you may Viney Kirpal at 98600-73760

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.