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!


Dec 272016
 

The Y-Point Orchestra will have its next performance in Pune on 7th January 2017. The YPO has been going from strength to strength. In addition to the 3 shows they have had in Pune they have also performed in Delhi in Sept 15 & Goa in Oct 15.

Where:
Bal Shikshan Mandir English Medium School, Mayur Colony, Karve Road
When: Saturday, January 07 @ 5:30pm. Registration starts at 5pm
Cost: Rs 200/- 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. Snacks & 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.

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

As the response will probably be more than the seats available please get your tickets as soon as possible.

Jyoti Pardeshi
Great Software Laboratory Private Limited
7th Floor, Amar Arma Genesis,
Baner Road, Baner (Opp Domino’s Pizza)
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

GREAT Foundation Pune, a registered Trust(E/3501) was founded in 2002 by Dr. Viney Kirpal to strengthen the core concepts in Science, Math, and English in less privileged children. A lean organization, it has already worked with 78 schools and over 40,000 students across Maharashtra, Karnataka and Delhi-NCR through its Projects ‘Science is Fun’, ‘Teach to Reach’ and its new flagship program’ Project Udaan’.

Project Udaan, started in May 2016 has 40 less privileged students on board, selected out of 200 who took the entrance test. The project aims to coach bright Std 9 students from government and low fee civic schools in the basic concepts of Physics, Chemistry, Math and Logical Reasoning for 4 years and prepare them for competitive exams such as the JEE.

You will meet the beneficiaries at the event with their parents. A 3-4 minute video will also be screened to help YPO event attendees understand the program better.

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.

Where:
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) ceogiit@gmail.com,Utpala Joshi (Ticket Nos. 0321-0350) utpalaj@gmail.com and R. Venkatesh Ticket Nos. 0350-0400) r.venky@tcs.com. You can pay online using the GREAT Foundation bank account available on the website www.greatfoundation.org. 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

Dec 032014
 

IITBAA Pune Chapter has organized a Classic Rock Music program in Pune on 3rd Jan, 2015 from 6pm onwards. The evening includes music, dinner & drinks. We are thankful to Enpro India who’ve sponsored this event.

The program features Shrikant Awalegaonkar -Ouch (C’79, H5) play the music of bands like Jethro Tull, Deep Purple, Dire Straits, CCR etc. He is supported by Anurag Sawangikar (drums), Rahul Wadhwani (keyboard) & Vinay Rao (bass). Shashank Bhat (C’82, H5) may play. Ouch is very popular among IITB Alumni and people are coming down from Mumbai for it.

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. Sultans of swing – dire straits in 2013
Where: 3rd floor, Hotel Sadanand, Baner Road
When: Saturday, Jan 03 2015 @ 6pm
Cost: Rs 1000/- per person

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


P.S. The event was great fun! Awesome music, and great food and drink. We’d have kept on going if not for the diktat of shutting down loud noise at 10:30pm.

Dec 292013
 

Y-Point Orchestra will conduct its very first performance in Pune on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Bal Shikshan Mandir on Karve Road at 5.30 pm.

So mark your calendars and 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, and will be followed by a chance for anyone in the audience to sing with accompaniment from the orchestra – hopefully we will unearth hidden talent among alumni.