MES Student tops CA Common Proficiency Test in Goa

A first year Commerce student of MES College, Mr. Carl Figueredo excelled at the CA- CPT (Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test) in Goa held in June 2015. Out of 198 candidates that appeared for this examination, 20 have been successful. Carl is a resident of Chicalim, and has received guidance for this test from CJ Academy, Vasco. The Principal, Dr. …

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Shipping Management Students of MES College Excel at Goa University Exam

The students of MES College of Shipping Management Course have excelled with a passing percentage of 97% at the April 2015 Goa University’s Graduation Examination. This year’s results are very promising with 2 distinctions and 18 first classes. These graduates have a promising future since the Shipping industry is in need of trained manpower. 90% of world’s Exports are handled …

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MES College sets its sights on wider academic horizons

The Murgaon Education Society’s College of Arts and Commerce at Zuarinagar, is the only college in the Mormugao taluka. This institution has been striving to provide relevant and quality academic facility for the students of this locality. In keeping with this aim, the college is in the process of obtaining certification of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) – …

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Savio’s Music Academy – A holistic approach to teaching music

Savio’s yen for music began at a very early age while still in school. Music coursed his veins – his maternal great grandfather and grandfather were both master violinists who played for music composers and music directors of the Hindi cinema in Mumbai in the yesteryears. But no organised music classes then existed in Vasco. It was only when he …

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A creative young couple in our midst – Ramdas and Kausalya

[su_custom_gallery source=”media: 1766,1765,1764,1763,1761″ link=”lightbox” width=”160″ height=”160″ title=”never”] Art coursed the veins of Ramdas Gadekar right from his school days at the St. Josephs Institute. Little wonder that he then joined the Goa College of Art. After graduation in 2005, he went into the digital art field and worked as a 2D background artist for a firm in Bengaluru. He honed …

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Studying the salt of her land – Flory Pereira

Can you imagine a meal without salt? Salt is perhaps the most ancient of the food additives in the history of human culinary evolution. Living in the coastal belt with an ocean full of salty water detracts from its value, whereas in tribal communities in the hinterland, salt is a prized commodity that fetches high value in barter transactions. With …

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BITS (Goa) win the regional round of the ‘Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014′

The 10th edition of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz kick started with an exhilarating battle of wits in Goa. India’s largest and highest rated inter-collegiate business quiz received enthusiastic response from the campus crowd, cheering and supporting their peers. Bhargav Vishwanathan and Ananth Kachroo from BITS Pilani emerged as winners in a neck to neck fight at the Goa regional …

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Patriarch of the Joshi family – Shri Vasant Joshi leaves for his heavenly abode

The glorious innings of Vasco’s prominent son Shri Vasantrao Joshi came to an end on 28th Dec 2013. A former legislator of the Vasco constituency (1972), Shri Vasant Joshi was an individual who endeared himself to the citizens of this town. A visionary who set up much needed educational facilities in this neighbourhood, the Murgao Education Society, which began in …

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New Director BITS Pilani Goa Campus takes over

The BITS Pilani Goa Campus saw a change of guard on 12th Aug ’13 with Prof. Sanjeev Kumar Aggarwal taking over as Director BITS Pilani Goa Campus from Prof K.E. Raman. The Vasco Watch had a tete a tete with Prof Aggarwal. After his Post Graduation in Physics from the Univ. of Delhi he pursued his M.Tech and thereafter obtained …

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4th Edition of Goa River Marathon 2013 Launched

The oldest and largest Marathon in Goa, GRM has been one of India’s premier Running Events attracting participants from India and around the world. One of the most loved Marathon events in India, it is also one of the very few in the world which is organized ‘BY RUNNERS’ and is ‘OF RUNNERS’. To be held on 8th Dec 2013, …

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