International Labour Day

The PG Department of Economics of St. Thomas College Bhilai celebrated International Labour Day on 1st May 2024. The Chief Guest of the program was Rt. Rev. Thomas Ramban Vice President St. Thomas Mission Bhilai. The programme was graced by the College Administrator Rev. Father Dr. Joshi Varghese, Principal Dr. M.G. Roymon.  At the outset Head of the Department of Economics and Coordinator of the programme Dr. Aparna Ghosh heartily welcomed the Chief Guest,  Class  IV Employees, and everyone present at the programme.  Chief guest Rev. Thomas Ramban and Principal Dr. M.G. Roymon were highly appreciated the Multi-Task workers of our institution for their sincerity, dedication and  efforts in the day to day functioning of college. In this program class IV employees were honored and facilitated with Refreshment and Gift as a token of love. Multi-task workers also felt very proud to accept this honor from the college. The day was marked to give respect and love to all the supporting staff. Bhimanshu Sahu of MA 4th semester student proposed a vote of thanks, the programme was conducted by Ms Aparna Dutta, Dr. Kiran Das Faculty of Economics was also present. Faculties from different Departments along with students were actively participated the programme.

World Intellectual Property Rights Day

The PG Department of Economics St .Thomas College, Bhilai in collaboration with Holy Cross Women’s College, Ambikapur organized an online Guest Lecture on “Scope of Intellectual Property Rights in Academics”. The session’s guest speaker was Dr. Parul Sinha Assistant Professor at Amity Law School, Amity University, Raipur Chhattisgarh. On this occasion administrator Dr. Joshi Varghese and Principal Dr. MG Roymon, faculties, research scholars, and students of St Thomas College and Dr. Shanta Joseph Principal, Dr. Kalpana Guha HOD Department of Economics, other faculties of Holy Cross Women’s College, Ambikapur were present. At the outset, Dr. Aparna Ghosh, HOD, PG Department of Economics, welcomed the guests and participants of the session. The Guest Speaker Dr. Parul Sinha started the session by a detailed discussion on the conditions for patentability, non-patentable matters, and steps for granting patents. Further she told the detailed procedures for filing applications for patents and copyrights. She also explained the importance Trade Mark and procedure of filling it. The session was very interactive and at last the queries session was addressed by the resource person. Dr Kiran Das, faculty of Economics coordinated the programme and Ms Aparna Dutta faculty was also present in the programme and the vote of thanks was proposed by student od MA Economics IVth Semester Ajo Thomas. The whole session was very fruitful for faculties and students.


The Central Library of St. Thomas College, Bhilai celebrated World Book Day by organising four contests for the students to strengthen their bonds with the Athenaeum. The unmatched creativity of students across all disciplines was showcased in writing haiku, designing the library’s interiors, taking up the sudoku challenge and designing attractive book covers.
The administrator of the college, Father Dr. Joshi Varghese commended the initiative taken by the librarian Mrs. Ritu Biswas and reded students to benefit from the Matthew effect in vocabulary through regular reading practice. He accentuated that books serve as mirrors and hammers – reflecting and shaping society and empowering individuals to envision and strive for a more equitable world.
Chief guest of the occasion principal Dr. M.G.Roymon highlighted the importance of books providing a wealth of ideas and insights that can help students to navigate the complexities of life. He advocated that diving into a well-crafted book is not just about following a story or absorbing information; it is an active exercise in critical analysis.
The convenor of the event Mrs. Ritu Biswas articulated her concern regarding overlooking the profound impact of books on one’s life in today’s fast-paced digital age. She exhorted the students to explore within the pages for a treasure trove of wisdom, knowledge, and personal growth waiting to be unravelled.
The administrator Father Dr. Joshi Varghese and principal Dr. M.G.Roymon along with librarian Mrs. Ritu Biswas felicitated the following winners of the contests during the prize distribution ceremony.
Haiku Contest
Winner- Mr Ashik Kabir (B.Com III), First runner-up – Mr Vishva Mohan Singh (B.Com III)
and Second runner-up – Ms Shreya Singh (B.Com II) and Mr Harsh Deshlahra (B.Com III)
Library Interior Design Contest
Winner- Mr Harsh Deshlahra (B.Com III), First runner-up – Ms Riya Sara Jijy (B.Com III) and Second runner-up – Ms Mansi Sahu (B.A. II)
Sudoku Contest
Winner-Mr Samar Singh (BBA II SEM), First runner-up – Mr Ashik Kabir (B.Com III) and Second runner-up – Mr Priyanshu Ghrittanre (BBA II SEM)
Book Cover Designing Contest
Winner- Ms Anushri Kundu (B.Com II) First runner-up – Ms Mansi Sahu (B.A. II), and Second runner-up – Ms Taniya Chakraborty (M.A. English final year)

Online Certificate Programme on “Financial Analysis & Valuation with MS Excel “

The PG. Department of Commerce in association with Bhilai Mahila Mahavidyalay Bhilai has collaboratively organised a Certificate Programme on “Financial Analysis & Valuation with MS Excel” from 9th April to 18th April 2024. The Inaugural session of the programme was held on 9th April 2024 .Mr. Ashok Mishra AGM/Company Secretary RITES LIMITED (A Govt, of India Enterprises) was the chief guest on the occasion. Sir emphasised on the role of financial Analysis in the present scenario. Mr. Nikhil Agrawal of RITES explained the worksheet on Excel for practical exposure of students. The Principal of both the colleges Dr. M. G. Roymon of St. Thomas College Bhilai and Dr. Sandhya Madan Mohan of Bhilai Mahila Mahavidyalay Bhilai were present on the occasion. They appreciated the initiative taken by the department of commerce for the collaborative event. Dr. M. G. Roymon motivated the students to take financial analysis as a profession. Dr. Sandhya Madan Mohan appealed the students to evaluate their aim in attending the certificate program and to set goals to be achieved.Dr. Sapna Sharma Head, Department of Commerce St. Thomas College and co-ordinator, of the programme gave the overview of the 10 days activities in her welcome speech. Dr. Bharti Verma Head Department of commerce of Bhilai Mahila Mahavidyalay and co-ordinator introduced the resource persons of the program. The ten Day program had resource persons from academics as well as profession.In the first session Dr.Sapna Sharma explained the various tools of Financial data analysis and also its Importance in the business world.Mr.Vikram of K K Modi UniversityDurg took the analytical part of financial data analysis.Ms Anjali Hinduja Singh Alumni of Bhilai Mahila Mahavidyalay took two sessions on Role of Financial Analysis and Roadmap of career options in financial analysis.Alimni of St. Thomas College Bhilai and CEO of Trade X Advait Mr. Somendra Patil focused on Equity and derivatives. Dr. Madhuri Devi Asst. Prof. of Bhilai Mahila Mahavidyalay took a session on use of Excel for Financial analysis with ratio analysis. The Valedictory session was held on 18th April, 2024. Dr.Gaurav Sharma Asst Prof. Govt. Chandulal Chandrakar Arts and Science College . Patan. CG was the Chief Guest on the occasion het focused on the various laws pertaining to data analysis and also asked the students to master the skill in Excel which will help them for tally also. The Various sessions were conducted by Dr. Neelam Gandhi Asst. Prof. Department of Commerec St. Thomas College, Ms. Anna Shalom Mathew student of St. Thomas College ,Samiksha Chandrakar student of Bhilai Mahila MahaVidyalay. Ms. Mili Mathew, Mr.Abish and Ms. Rashmi Sharma gave feedback and proposed vote of thanks. The Faculties of department of Commerce and other departments of both the colleges extended their support in making the program successful. The management of both the colleges congratulated the departments of both the colleges for the conduct of the program.

Certificate Program started in BBA Department

Department of Management Studies, St. Thomas College, Ruabandha Bhilai started the 4th session of its Certificate Program on Professional Business Skills from 1st April, 2024 onwards. It is worth mentioning that department of management studies is conducting the certificate program successfully for the last three years and every year students are getting more inputs for work culture of real corporate world. Administrator of the college Fr. Dr. Joshi Varghese appreciated the efforts taken by Department of Management Studies.  Principal of the college Dr. M. G. Roymon congratulated to Dr. Susan R. Abraham head Department of management studies for the successful organization of the certificate program and said that St. Thomas College organizes the innovative and outcome based learning programs in regular intervals. In the inaugural day Session Mr. Akash Singh, Director Ardent Studies, Bhilai took session on Career after Management Education and preparation for CAT Examination. The program was successfully conducted by the student council of BBA Dept. of St. Thomas College, Bhilai and vote of thanks was given by BBA Student Harshit Rai.

Certificate Programme with Bajaj Finserv. Ltd – TPO

The Training & Placement Office of St. Thomas College, Bhilai under the esteemed supervision and guidance of Administrator, Rev. Father Dr. Joshi Varghese and Principal, Dr. M.G. Roymon organised 100 Hours Certificate Programme with Bajaj Finserv. Ltd. The programme that started since 28.02.2024 was centred on various topics like Banking, Insurance, Self-management Skills and CAWS- Communication & Workplace Skills. The 100 Hours of the certificate programme was facilitated by Bajaj Finserv. Ltd. with its esteemed panel of faculties that included Mr. Avichal Tamrakar, Mr. Joydeep, Mrs. Anita Saha and Mr. Nikhil Tarekar who provided knowledge enriching experience to all the students. The programme was appreciated by Rev. Father Dr. Joshi Varghese and Dr. M.G. Roymon. The programme which benefited a total number of 36 students organised and coordinated by TPO Convenor Dr. Sunita Kshatriya.

Education is the best way to learn in life

Education is the best means of learning in life, there is no alternative to it, said Vartika Srivastava from Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata. She spoke at a lecture organized by the Department of Journalism at St. Thomas College, Bhilai on Wednesday. This lecture was organized on ‘Past and Present of Women Discourse in Indian Cinema’. He further explained the changing role of women in the film world and the technical aspects of film production.

Dr. Prashant Srivastava, Dean of Student Welfare, Hemchand Yadav University, Durg, was the special guest in the lecture. He said that in today’s journalism, it is more of a challenge to work with balance and without personal bias.

College administrator Father Dr. Joshi Varghese encouraged the journalism department for such programs. While the principal of the college, Dr. M.G. Roymon has called cinema a medium for journalism students to make their expression more creative.

Dr. Reema Dewangan, Head of the Journalism Department, facilitated Vartika Srivastava with a memento. The program was conducted by assistant professor Mukesh Kumar, of the journalism department. In this program, the welcome speech was given by Assistant Professor Amitabh Sharma, and a vote of thanks was given by Srishti Dubey, a student of BAJMC 4th semester. On this occasion, a large number of students including Assistant Professor Chhavi Kiran Sahu were present.

PM Modi laid the foundation stone of three semiconductor Plant in the country

Under the Vikasit Bharat Abhiyan, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of three semiconductor plants in the country on March 13. The aim of Viksit Bharat Abhiyan is to give a roadmap towards making India developed, in which educational institutions, technocrats, and students are in the lead role. St. Thomas College, Bhilai also witnessed this through the virtual medium.

Speaking on the occasion, coordinator of college’s Vikasit Bharat Abhiyan, Dr. Amit Kumar Tamrakar highlighted about the technical aspects of semiconductors and their usefulness. College administrator Father Dr. Joshi Varghese appreciated this program. Principal of the college, Dr. M.G.Roymon said that this initiative by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will provide employment to thousands of youth of our country. Dr. Pratik Sharma, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Commerce  told the students about the commercial benefits of semiconductors. This program was organized virtually in the college conference hall. Faculty members of the college and students actively participated in the virtual program.


Students of St Thomas College, Bhilai participated in the poster competition held at S.O.S in Chemistry, PRSU Raipur. 10 students from the Department of Chemistry and 4 students from the Department of Botany participated. The program was held on 28th February in connection with the National Science day. Ms. Roshani Dhankar of M.Sc. 1st sem Chemistry Department won First prize, Ms. Namrata Sahu of M.Sc. 1st sem Chemistry Department won Second prize, and Mr. Raditya Chandra Sahu of M.Sc. 1st sem Chemistry Department won Third Prize which included cash prize and certificate. They also participated in the International Seminar on INDEGINOUS TECHNOLOGY FOR VIKSIT BHARAT held at Shankaracharya Professional University, Bhilai.  Ms. Roshani Dhankar of M.Sc. 1st sem Chemistry Department won second Prize in poster competition and Mr. Raditya Chandra Sahu of M.Sc. 1st sem Chemistry Department won second Prize in Model competition. Dr.Arvind Sahu Asst.Professor Department of Chemistry with the help of Tejprakash Yadav and  Anil Varghese , supervised  all the participants from selecting the topic till preparing the poster.  The overall guidance of the program was given by Dr. James Mathew HOD and Dr. Chanda Verma Adl.Head Department of Chemistry. Students participated in Competition by the inspiration of Rev.Fr.Dr.Joshi Varghese, Administrator and Motivated by Principal Dr. M.G. Roymon, St. Thomas College, Bhilai

BBA Students won Cash Prize of 21000

Naman Aditya and Bhumika Rathore, students of Dept. of Management Studies, St. Thomas College, Ruabandha Bhilai secured First position and won cash prize of Rs. 21000 in Inter Collegiate Quiz Competition organized by RITEE College Raipur. It is worth mentioning that in the first round of Written Test,  there were 72 teams out of which Team St. Thomas secured position in top 6 and after tough competition of question answer session in six rounds finally St. Thomas College secured first position and won cash prize of rupees 21000. H. G. Alexios Mar Eusebius, Manager Bishop congratulated both the students for their outstanding performance. Administrator of the College Fr. Dr. Joshi Varghese gave his best wishes to students. Principal of the college Dr. M. G. Roymon appreciated the efforts taken by Dept. of Management Studies for the development and betterment of students. Head of Dept. of Management Studies, Dr. Susan R. Abraham said that Dept. of Management Studies, St. Thomas College, Ruabandha, Bhilai is well known for his quality education and continuous development of students. All the staff members and students congratulated Naman and Bhumika for their grand victory.