On the evening of 11 January 2023, the ambience of DGMC was filled with an aura of enthusiasm, charm, hope, and excitement. It was an evening celebrating, encouraging and motivating the endeavor and achievements of students. The institute and management along with its teaching and non-teaching staff and the students celebrated the Annual Day of DGMC with great enthusiasm and vigour. The Annual Day also acknowledged the students for their academic accomplishments and recognized the efforts and commitment by giving them non-academic College awards . The centre of attraction of this year’s Annual Day was its theme “Navarasa– the connotation of expressions”.
The evening started off with a beautiful invocation – Prayer- a symbol of Shant Rasa. This was followed by the commencement of the formal Prize Distribution Function, where the Master of ceremony, Prof. Nilanksha Sachdev invited the President of RSET, Shri. Ashok ji Saraf, Chief Guest, Padmashri Shri. Manoj Joshi and Shri. Sharman Joshi, Guest of Honor, Nishita Goenka, Hon Sec Shri Kailash Kejriwal ji, Education Director, Smt Sunanada Kar Madam, and the Principal of DGMC Dr. Amee Vora on stage.
The Function commenced with Shri. Ashokji Saraf’s welcome address followed by the presentation of the Annual Report by Principal, Dr. Amee Vora 2022-23. The Annual Report listed the milestone recognitions and tributes achieved by the college during the ongoing academic year.
The students were recognized and felicitated for academic and non-academic awards. Ms. Chetna Shastri was awarded as Best Student whereas Mr. Sanman Hutgikar was awarded as Best Organizer for the year. The formal function was followed by a vibrant entertainment program depicting the Navrasa through various dance theatre and music. Theratali, a folk Dance from Rajasthan was an expression of Adbhuta Rasa. The Shringar Rasa was depicted by the folk dance of Guajarat –Garba. The Khandisa dance was a one of a kind act that showcased the life of a man from his birth to death with showing that a person in his life time expresses all the nine Rasas. The choreography of this dance was absolutely beautiful using UV lights and effects. The finale Act was the portrayal of a combination of Bhibhatsa, the Veer and the Roudra rasa, based on the theme of 75 years of India’s Independence and was a tribute to the Indian Freedom fighter, the Armed forces. This act left the audiences with a sense of pride, patriotism and admiration for the motherland.
The programme also included a One Act play, ‘Baap Beta or Who’ which won the Critique’s Award and the award for the Best Actor at Indian People’s Theatre Association- IPTA. The play directed by Mr Parth desai and written by Mr Hemant Jangli portrayed the Karun Rasa whereas the skit Bacche Man ke Saache , directed by Dheer Shah depicted the Hasya Rasa. All the dances, the Khandisa act and the 75 years Independence act was choreographed by the other dance performances were choreographed by Ms. Punita Hirani. She was assisted by Ms Khushali Hirani and Mr Aman Jaiswal.