Sunday, 25 September 2016


Panache is the outbound activity and cultural festival of Faculty of Health & Biomedical

Sciences (FoHBS) which includes, Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Symbiosis

College of Nursing (SCON), Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences (SSBS), Symbiosis

School of Sports Sciences (SSSS) & Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC). It is committed

to inculcate team building, comradeship, strategic planning and bonding of students from diverse

socio-economic & educational back grounds. Panache shapes holistic competences in the


This year Panache was conducted on 20th & 21st September 2016. Honorable Dr. Rajani R.

Gupte, Vice Chancellor, Symbiosis inaugurated the event. She stressed on the needs of students

participation in such activities to develop confidence and image building process amongst the

students. There were a series of various sports activities played on day 1 of Panache. Honorable

Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director, Symbiosis, inaugurated the Panache Cultural Event at

Vishwabhavan auditorium, S. B. Road, Pune on day 2 which included cultural events and talent

show by the students of Faculty of Health & Biomedical Sciences (FoHBS).

For more details and photos of the event visit:

Monday, 5 September 2016

Guest lecture on Gender Senstization by Dr. Renuka Mukadam

Dr. Renuka Mukadam is an independent Consultant and conducts training sessions on gender and sexual harassment in work place. Dr. Renuka delivered a guest lecture for SIHS studnets on 19th Aug' 2016. It was an interactive session of immense knowledge regarding gender equality and sexual harassment. The session not only taught the students about the laws regarding sexual harassment at work place but also explained how to deal with such situation. 

Her session included gender sensitisation, why students need to improve gender equality, to build perspective for intervention on sexual harassment at work place and many more topics like work ethics, interaction with colleagues, and protecting the personal space.

Live examples from our day to day lives were discussed. Importance and impact of social media on sexual harassment was also discussed and two way interaction was promoted.
All in all a very educating session!