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Disha 2014: PCCE take home the trophy

PCCE Verna emerged overall winners at the sixth edition of Disha, an intercollegiate management fest organised by Sri Sri Institute of Management Studies (SSIMS).
Head of Goa centre of Persistent Systems Limited, Girish Bharne, was chief guest at the inaugural function of the two-day event. Drawing upon his experience in the corporate world, Bharne motivated participants through his speech. He reiterated on the importance of having a good attitude to excel in life. He also urged participating colleges to make effective use of technology as it plays a crucial role in improving an individual’s productivity.
As part of the various competitions lined up were best manager, crisis management, quiz, marketing, photography, gaming and a cultural round. Senior executives, professionals and academicians were invited to judge various events. Students enjoyed every moment and there was an air of camaraderie.
Events for the second day were held at BPS Club, Margao. The grand finale of the best manager competition was a stress interview round of which top three participants were selected for the final round. All three participants were blindfolded so as to create an element of stress. The panel of interviewers were senior executives.
The cultural round was well appreciated and was judged by actors Rajiv Hede, Rajdeep Naik and choreographer Siddhant Gadekar
PCCE College, Verna emerged as overall winners and took the Disha 2014 trophy. Preeti Pai Kakode and Pratiksha Prabhu from Goa University secured first place in the human resources round, Royston Braganza from PCCE won the marketing round, Sean Mascarenhas and Rahul Mascarenhas from PCCE emerged as champions in the quiz competition, Janice Fernandes from Rosary College Navelim won first place in the crisis management competition. Pravin Sawant from MES College won the photography contest. Utkarsh Naik and Mangirish Angle from Kare College of Law won the gaming contest. Ishita Godinho from St Xavier’s College, Mapusa was adjudged the best manager.
The director, faculty members and core committee members of Disha 2014 presented certificates, trophies and cash prizes to winning teams and participants.
The Disha 2014 core committee comprised of Neha Borkar, Neha Ahmed, Vernon, Kishan, Akshay, Stanford, Dhiraj and Vibhav.

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