Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Inauguration of MBA HHM 2018-2020
Day 1: 5th June 2018
The bright morning started with a gathering of students and parents at VISHWABHAVAN AUDITORIUM. Our respected dignitaries arrived at 10 AM. The starting address was given by Dr RAJIV YERAVDEKAR who welcomed all the students of MBA HHM 1st year and their families to the Symbiosis family. He discussed in detail all the activities that the students would be executing for the next two years at SIHS related to academics and work commitments.
The address was followed by E - lamp lighting ceremony, a symbol of the light which acts as a guide, keeping us from stumbling in the dark.
The second address was delivered by Dr RAJANI GUPTE, Vice Chancellor SIU. She warmly welcomed all the students and parents with an optimistic vision of building a bright future at Symbiosis. She emphasised on the interdisciplinary approach adopted at SIU that is required for the comprehensive development of every student.
The third address was delivered by Dr VIDYA YERAVDEKAR, Pro Chancellor SIU. She congratulated all the students for making it into Symbiosis. She highlighted all the opportunities that students can have in SIU with respect to academics, experienced faculty and comprehensive personality development learning programmes. She also encouraged the students to interact with international students as well in order to expand our framework of learning.
The fourth address was delivered by our respected Chief guest Dr Nagendra Swamy, CEO Manipal Hospital. Sir shared his learning experience with respect to the health care industry and also the excellent work Symbiosis Institute Of Health Sciences has been doing since its establishment.
The next event was an address by Dr RAJIV YERAVDEKAR. He gave an overview of the course, various fields associated with it, the faculty involved with SIHS and the social and extra activities conducted by SIU students. We also got an insight of various health related activities that SIU is involved in, like SYMBIOSIS COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMME EXECUTION (SCOPE) and MOBILE MEDICAL UNIT ( MMU). He also discussed the protocol to be followed by the students with respect to discipline, academics and other concerned activities.
The last address of the day was done by our Chief Guest Dr NAGENDRA SWAMY, CEO Manipal Hospital. He was kind enough to share his experience of more than thirty five years in the health care industry. He discussed the present scenario of the health care sector in India and how private health services are climbing the ladders of success in terms of qualitative patient satisfaction. He also discussed the various challenges the health care sector is facing and how MBA HHM managers can build their career in this noble profession. It was an interactive session as some of the students put forward their questions related to Healthcare Management.
day 2: June 6th 2018
For the second day of our induction, the faculty members had planned a tour of the S.B. Road campus of Symbiosis university.
The students were seated in the auditorium at the museum and showed a short film about the foundation of the Symbiosis University by our founder Shri. S.B Mujumdar. Next, they were shown a short film on the life of Baba Saheb Ambedkar.
Thereafter, students were taken to visit the museum where all of Ambedkar’s works were displayed beautifully. These items have been donated by his wife for the museum.
For the next part of their tour, students were taken to the Vishwabhavan.
Students were then taken to the Afro-Asian museum which is situated below the Vishwabhavan. In this museum, there are huge boards of various countries of Africa and Asia depicting their flag, their brief history, languages spoken, staple food, cultural folk dances, attire, etc.
DAY 3: June 7th 2018
Wednesday, 6 June 2018
The one-week long induction of MBA(HHM) Batch 2018-2020 began with the inaugural ceremony on Tues, 5th June 2018. Dr. Nagendra Swamy, Sr. President, Manipal Health Enterprises was the Chief Guest for the inaugural ceremony.
(L to R): Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar, Director, SIHS; Dr. Nagendra Swamy, Sr.President, Manipal Health Enterprises; ; Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro Chancellor, SIU; Dr. Rajani Gupte, Vice Chancellor, SIU.