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New Managing Committee of Khagol Mandal !
Written by Administrator   
Sunday, 02 November 2014 00:00

New Managing Committee of Khagol Mandal !

Khagol Mandal Managing Committee was unanimously elected at the Annual General Meeting on 28 Sept. 2014.

Khagol Mandal is entering 30th year of service and it is fitting that the new committee is mostly of academicians. This signifies the new focus of Khagol Mandal to pursue more academic programmes this year onwards.
We hope that all members and well wishers will extend support to new committee and help us all in all possible ways.

The post holders are:
Shri. Pradeep Nayak : Hon. President
Prof. Varsha Shukla : Hon. Vice Presisent
Shri. Sagun Kerkar : Hon. Secretary
Shri. D. T. Shinde : Hon. Treasurer

 

In addition, it was decided by the new committee that Shri. Milind Kale will continue as Hon. Program Coordinator and will manage Neral Sky Shows and all outdoor events.

Congratulations and good luck to new Managing Committee !

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 19:40
 
English Sky Show at Neral on 22 Nov. 2014
Written by Abhay Deshpande   
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 08:06

Thanks for the great response. The Neral program for 22 Nov. is totally BOOKED

We will announce a program for 29 Nov. 2014 and will open bookings by Sunday. Bookings for Vangani program for 22 Nov. are going on.

Khagol Mandal announces 1st Overnight programme of 2nd Season at Neral on 22 Nov. 2014. The program starts at 7.00 pm (IST) in the evening and runs up to 5.00 am (IST) next morning. The general outline of the programme is as follows:

Date: Saturday 22 November 2014

Language of Instructions: ENGLISH

VENUE: Saguna Baag Farm House, Neral


For details:
Milind Kale: 98696-10777
Abhay Deshpande: 902-902-9076
Else email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Tentative Schedule:

1900 to 1930 hours: Registration for the programme
1930 to 1945 hours: Introduction of Telescopes
1945 to 2030 hours: First Sky Session
2030 to 2200 hours: Observations through Telescope
2200 to 2300 hours: Dinner Break
2300 to 0100 hours: Interactive Session
0100 to 0130 hours: Tea Break
0130 to 0230 hours: Second Sky Session
0230 to 0430 hours: Observations through Telescope

These timings are tentative and may vary slightly depending on seasons and sky condition.

Paraphernalia Required:
You should carry your dinner tiffin, a cup for tea, mattress / chatai for seating on open ground, sweaters, hand gloves, head scarf / muffler, Water bottle, small torch (covered with red cellophane paper).
Please note that we are not able to provide any of the above things at the site.

Charges:
Rs. 250 /- per person for all participants.

Tea given during the programme is complimentary.
The charges are non-refundable, even if the programme does not take place, because of incidental heavy rains or for any other reason beyond our control.

Dinner facility is available at extra Rs. 150/- per person.

The entry to the program is STRICTLY by PRE-BOOKING. Entry is limited to about 150 people only.


For booking send SMS with details to:
Milind: 98696-10777
Abhay: 902-902-9076
Else send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Where to meet ?
Meeting point is Nirman Park Society Gate on platform no. 1 at Neral station.

Location and How to reach:
Saguna Baag Farm House, Neral (W)

The new site is around 3.5 km from Neral Station. For those coming by train, pick up facility will be available from Neral Station. Ample Car parking space available.

The site is having all excellent amenities and is a theme area. For participants to Khagol Mandal Sky Program, entry will be restricted to the premises marked for Sky show. Entry to other area can be requested to the Farm House Owner and will be at extra cost.

The 4.30 pm train on Karjat route from Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) will take you to Neral at about 6.08 pm. This is a station next to Selu Station. Towards Platform 2 side is Matheran mountain range while on Platform 1 side is the farm house direction.

Train Timings:
CST-Khopoli: 1525 (Dep) : 1705 (Arr)
CST- Karjat: 1630 (Dep) : 1808 (Arr)

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 19:43
 
Marathi Sky Show at Vangani on 22 Nov. 2014
Written by Abhay Deshpande   
Saturday, 06 July 2013 09:53

Khagol Mandal announces 1st Overnight programme of 29th Season at Vangani on 22 Nov. 2014. The program starts at 7.00 pm (IST) in the evening and runs up to 5.00 am (IST) next morning. The general outline of the programme is as follows:

Date: Saturday 22 November 2014

Language of Instructions: MARATHI

VENUE: Chavan Farm House, Vangani

Eventbrite - Khagol Mandal's Vangani (Marathi) Sky Show on 22 Nov 2014

ENTRY by Pre-Booked Invitation ONLY

For booking call:
Milind Kale: 98696-10777
Abhay Deshpande: 902-902-9076
Else email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Or BOOK Online at following Link

Tentative Schedule:

1900 to 1930 hours: Registration for the programme
1930 to 1945 hours: Introduction of Telescopes
1945 to 2030 hours: First Sky Session
2030 to 2200 hours: Observations through Telescope
2200 to 2300 hours: Dinner Break
2300 to 0100 hours: Interactive Session
0100 to 0130 hours: Tea Break
0130 to 0230 hours: Second Sky Session
0230 to 0430 hours: Observations through Telescope

These timings are tentative and may vary slightly depending on seasons and sky condition.

Paraphernalia Required:
You should carry your dinner tiffin, a cup for tea, mattress / chatai for seating on open ground, sweaters, hand gloves, head scarf / muffler, Water bottle, small torch (covered with red cellophane paper).
Please note that we are not able to provide any of the above things at Vangani.

Location and How to reach:
Khagol Mandal Sky Observation Site
At Chavan Farm House
Next to Vidya Vikas School
Tarangan Marg (Savara Road), Vangani (W)

The observation site is at a walkable distance from Vangani Railway Station (about 10 minutes’ walk), which is on Central Railway of Mumbai Suburb. The 4.30 pm train on Karjat route from Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) will take you to Vangani at about 6.00 pm. This is a station next to Badlapur Station.

Charges:
Pre-booking:
Rs. 130 /- per person for Non Members
Rs. 100/- per person for Students below 18 years and Members.

Spot Entry:
Rs. 150 /- per person for Non Members
Rs. 120/- per person for Students below 18 years and Members.

The charges are non-refundable, even if the programme does not take place, because of incidental heavy rains or for any other reason beyond our control.

Train Timings:
CST- Karjat: 1630 (Dep) : 1800 (Arr)
Thane-Karjat: 1749 (Dep) : 1849 (Arr)
All trains going to Karjat and Khopoli stop at Vangani.
For train timings refer to www.mumbailifeline.com

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014 19:26
 
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