The institution celebrated its achievements and disclosed the plans for 2021
Mumbai, 13th January 2021: SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies celebrated its 18th University Day with the chief guest Mr. Yogesh Rungta, CEO, Deutsche Investments India Pvt. Ltd who is an Alumni of the University. NMIMS was proclaimed as ‘Deemed-to-be University’ which marks 13th January as an important date in the history of NMIMS. Due to the pandemic, this year the ceremony was conducted online.
The program was graced with the presence of honorable delegates such as Dr. Ramesh Bhat, Vice-Chancellor; Dr. Sharad Mhaiskar, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dr. Meena Chintamaneni, Registrar of NMIMS.
Dr. Ramesh Bhat, Vice-Chancellor, SVKM’s NMIMS Deemed-to-be University applauded the fact that NMIMS has transformed into a multidisciplinary institution with eight campuses, 17 schools, and more than 18000 students.. He further expressed, “2020 has been a year which confronted us to face challenges on so many dimensions and we are proud how NMIMS has overcome these challenges. We are looking forward to starting the physical classes after we receive a circular from the government. We have started various entrepreneurship, data science, cybersecurity, Artificial intelligence & technology-related programs which will help the students in the post-covid era. We are working towards making a stronger and effective learning system which will lead NMIMS to be the most preferred institution. “
Mr. Yogesh Rungta, CEO, Deutsche Investments India Pvt. Ltd.who recollected the memories of his college days, classmates, earlier infrastructure and the professors who taught him. He fondly expressed, “NMIMS has come a long way and I am sure under the guidance of Dr. Bhat, it will achieve greater heights.” Further to his speech, he expressed gratitude to all the front warriors who are fighting against the pandemic. “We are recovering from a greater crisis and as entrepreneurs, we should not let this opportunity go to waste as this is a great chance to innovate. Sectors like healthcare, pharmaceutical, e-commerce, and virtual banking are set to make revolutionary changes in the coming days. The digital transformation in various sectors will impact positively on the revenue generation. In the nearer future, it will be interesting to see how companies will cope up with the ever-evolving technology.
Mentioning the key achievements of NMIMS in the previous year, Dr. Ramesh Bhat proudly expressed that five programs have received ABET accreditations; various partnerships were initiated with top universities from all over the world; strengthening the research culture of NMIMS by recognition of the international faculty for NMIMS research and teaching. Dr. Sharad Mhaiskar, Pro Vice Chancellor of NMIMS announced the names of the winners of Best staff awards from each department as well as those who completed 25 years with the institution.
Due to the pandemic, talented students made their home their stage to sing, dance, and play instruments. Students from various campuses and schools participated in the cultural program showcasing their versatility in various artforms. This lightened the mood of all and the ceremony ended on a good note.