Avishkar Science Convention, initiated by the Governor of Maharashtra, Shri. S.M. Krishna in the year 2006. This year, being the 13th Convention was held with an increased number of participants. The convention were held in Zonal level where ‘SONOPANT DANDEKAR SIKSHAN MANDALI, Palghar’ was the host for the Palghar District/Zone, i.e., Zone 4. With Dr. Harshad Vanmali as the Co-ordinator of the zonal level competition, the event took place in Sonopant Dandekar College, Palghar on 14th Dec 2018.
On 24th Dec 2018, Mumbai University held a prize distribution ceremony for all the triumphed participants. The ceremony took place in Convocation Hall, University of Mumbai, Mumbai Fort. The Ceremony was honoured by Padmashree Dr. G.D Yadav (Vice Chancellor,ICT Mumbai ), Dr(Prof). Suhas Pednekar (Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai) and Prof. Ravindra Kulkarni ( Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai) as the chief guests. Sonopant Dandekar College was awarded two trophies with the title ‘Champion of the Zone’ for the year 2016-17 and 2017-18. On behalf of the college Mr.Ahmed Shaikh (Department of I.T) received the prize from Hon’ble Padmashree Dr. G.D Yadav and Dr(Prof). Suhas Pednekar.
Dandekar College, Palghar have remained champions for the past 2 consecutive years.