The  Departments  of  Konkani  and  Hindi of Carmel College of Arts, Science and Commerce for Women, Nuvem, Goa  jointly  organised  a  National  Seminar   in  collaboration with  Goa  Konkani  Akademy  on  28th  February 2018 in the college auditorium . The topic of the Seminar was ‘A Comparative study of Konkani Poet R. V, Pandit and Hindi Poet Trilochan Shastry’ in commemoration of their birth centenaries i.e. 1917-2017.

L-R Mr. Gokuldas Prabhu , Principal Dr. Sr. Aradhana A.C. , Prof. R.N. Mishra G. U.Hindi department , Dr. Somnath Komarpant -retired HOD G.U. Marathi department ,Queenie Viegas ,Konkani department Carmel College

The seminar commenced with the lighting of the lamp  by the dignitaries. The  Principal ,  Dr. Sr. Aradhana A.C. welcomed the gathering after which the  chief guest for the seminar  Goa University Professor of the Hindi Department Mr. R. N. Mishra gave  indepth  information about the poet Trilochan Shastry.  In his keynote  address  Dr. Somnath Komarpant , retired Head of  the Marathi Department of Goa University  gave a comparative study of both the poets. Senior lecturer of the Konkani Department Professor Akalpita Raut Desai introduced the topic and the sessions of the seminar.  Kruti 3.1 the peer-reviewed multidisciplinary research journal of the college was released during the inaugural programme at the hands of Dr. Somnath Komarpant . The inaugural function ended with a vote of thanks by the Head of the Konkani Department Ms. Queenie Viegas.

The first session was chaired by Dr. Somnath Komarpant  and  had six paper presentations by  Carmel  student Venesa Pinto of Semester IV B.A , Ms. Queenie Viegas, .  [Dr. Hanumant  Chopdekar,  author and Head, Konkani Department , Chowgule College; Mr. Gokuldas Prabhu, author and President of  the All India Konkani Parishaad; Ms. Swetha Satarkar, Lecturer , Hindi Department,  Carmel  College; and  Dr. Lata Shirodkar,  Head, Department of Hindi,  Carmel  College.

The post-lunch session was chaired by Mr. Gokuldas Prabhu. Papers were presented by Mr. Satyavan Naik ,Konkani Department , MES College;Dr. Sonia Shirsat, HOD , Hindi Department ,   Government  College  Sanquelim; Rajashri Sail,  poetess , Head, Konkani Department ,  Fr. A.gnel College, Pilar and Ms. Vibha Laad,  Hindi Department, CES Cuncolim.

The seminar was attended by 85 students .


Kruti 3.1 being released with dignitaries and members of the research journal committee of Carmel College, Nuvem.