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“There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.” - Nelson Mandela. The anti-apartheid activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and South Africa’s first black President couldn’t have been more right about this. When it comes to academics and sports, Garden City College has maintained its stature and has gained precedence over its competitors. But what makes it distinctive and special is the fact that, when it comes to hospitality, there are very few institutions that can offer such a treatment. Add to that the right mixture of tradition and professionalism and you will get to experience a celebration better than the weddings of the royals. You will get to see life in its most recreational form – a celebration of the past. Read more
The Western Chapter of Garden City College Alumni Association fondly known as PASCHIM was inaugurated on 10th of December,2011 in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
The programme was held in Ramee Guestline , Juhu.The alumni gathered in large numbers from the western section of India. The programme started with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by our beloved Chairman, His Excellency Dr. Joseph V G. The evening witnessed the gathering of the Alumni from batches ranging from students from the 1997 to the latest passed out batch.
Our Alma Matar was able to set a firm connect with it’s alumni by a video presentation called ‘Your campus now’. Alumni spoke about their experiences during their college days following the speech by our honorable Chairman His Excellency Dr Joseph V G.
The Alma matar as always has been a source of values inculcated in the alumni. The PASCHIM meet was also not an exception. A Value educator of his own kind, that’s, Value communication through illusions: Mr Rajesh Fernando, A Limca Book of Records & Guinness Book record holder enthralled the audience.
The working committee of PASCHIM was also elected. The programme saw it’s culmination with the Alumni joining in for Dinner.
With Yet another success we are set to formulate the GCC Alumni Association for UTTAR and DAKSHIN.
Some days bring forth indelible memories and November 13, 2011 was one such quintessential day that was quite eventful in the history of Garden City College. PURV, the GCC Alumni Association of the Eastern Zone was formed at the curtain-raiser event of the Annual Alumni Meet of the Eastern Zone on Sunday at Floatel, Kolkata.
His Excellency, Dr. Joseph V.G, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Maldives in Bangalore and Chairman, Garden City Group of Institutions graced the occasion with his illuminating presence. On lighting of the ceremonial lamp, he officially released the logo of PURV. The alumni were quite a blend of recent and old batches of students who had graduated from Garden City College. Some students even date back to the formative years of Garden City College and they shared their experiences of life back then; as the ambience encapsulated the essence of nostalgia.
After a sumptuous lunch organized for the alumni, the office bearers of PURV were selected. The pre-eminent feature lay in the fact that it was left to the alumni to voluntarily come forward in order to accept a post in the Alumni Association Committee. Mrs. Anisha Barat accepted the post of the President of the Eastern Alumni Association Committee, while Mr. Pratik Dutta chose to be the Vice president. Of other consequential posts, the Secretary is Faraaz Kharwa, the Joint Secretary is Sohom Mukherjee, the Relationship Officer is Ms. Priyanka Das and the Treasurer is Ms. Fatema Dhariwala. The Honorary members include Mr. Shakya Dutta, Mr. Soumyadeep, Mr. Avishek Jaiswal, Ms. Monjeera Chatterjee, Mr. Soumitra Mukherjee and Mr. Joydeep Basu.
After the selection of the committee, everyone now eagerly awaits the Annual Alumni Meet of the Eastern Zone to be organized henceforth by the office bearers every year. Garden City College boasts of its bright alumni who shall now take charge as the Alumni Association Committee of the Eastern Chapter, PURV.
Dakshin, the southern chapter of the GCC alumni was inaugurated on 15th of January, 2012 in Kochi, Kerala.The chapter was created to establish a bridge between the alma mater and the alumni in the southern part of India.
The programme was held in Dreams, Cochin a five star property in the land of beaches.
The programme started with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by our beloved Chairman, His Excellency Dr. Joseph V G. The morning witnessed the gathering of the Alumni from different batches and different parts South India.
The alumni were taken back to their good old days by a video presentation called ‘Your campus now’ which showcased the latest in campus.
Alumni shared their experiences which strolled them down the memory lanes. They were enlightened by the speech of our Honorable Chairman His Excellency Dr Joseph V G.
The alumni joined in for lunch sharing lighter moments with their pals.
The Alma mater as always has been a source of values inculcated in the wards .The DAKSHIN meet was also not an exception .A Value educator of his own kind, Mr Rajesh Fernando, a Limca Book of Records & Guinness Book record holder was amidst the alumni. His presentation ‘Emphasis is on life’ had an over whelming response. The college hopes that the presentation helps the alumni to set the eternal bond with their life.
The working committee of DAKSHIN was elected.