NMIMS celebrates its 19th University Day


Mumbai, 13 January 2022: SVKM’s NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) one of the leading Deemed-to-be Universities of India celebrated the ‘19th University Day’ on January 13, 2022. The program was graced by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. Ramesh Bhat, Pro Vice Chancellors Dr. Sharad Mhaiskar and Dr. Meena Chintamaneni. Mr. Vikram Jaisinghani, Managing Director & CEO of Adani Logistics Ltd. and proud alumnus of NMIMS MBA 1989 batch was the chief guest for the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Ramesh Bhat, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, SVKM’s NMIMS Deemed-to-be University said, “Each year 13th January marks an important day for us. It is the day we jointly recognise and celebrate the collective efforts of our founders, teachers, students, and everyone who has been associated with NMIMS and helped us to bring the institute to the pinnacle of educational excellence. NMIMS has always been creating future-ready curriculum best suited for our students so that they are equipped to face the world given their exposure at our institute.”

NMIMS alumnus and Managing Director & CEO of Adani Logistics Ltd, Mr. Vikram Jaisinghani, sharing fond memories of his MBA dayssaid, “I am highly honoured and proud to be a part of this esteemed institute which stands as the custodian and a blazing trendsetter in management education. Today, NMIMS is a shining example of educational excellence. As the institution celebrates 19th University Day, I would extend my congratulations and heartiest gratitude towards all the stalwarts of the past four decades for making NMIMS what it is today. NMIMS has been an inimitable and pivotal part of me and my growth. The learnings here have helped shape me into my present self. The university taught me to be a life-long learner.”

Mr. Jaisinghani further paid his tributes to the late Dr. Y.K. Bhushan who was the first Director of the institute and channelled the success of numerous students.

On this auspicious occasion, NMIMS took a quantum leap towards being a future-ready university by launching two dynamic publications: ‘NMIMS Management Review’, and ‘We Care Anthology 2022’. NMIMS Management Review is a highly acclaimed published official research journal which is now listed in Cabell’s International, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Web of Science and Google Scholar amongst a few others. The journal encapsulates notions from business, commerce, economics, healthcare, and management. The review is circulated with the aim to foster thought leadership and research on contemporary business and management practices and build a holistic community that encourages the diffusion of new innovative ideas and insights.

On the other hand, We Care Anthology 2022 is collection of series of articles that map the distress on various aspects of human life created by the Covid-19 pandemic, showcases the inspiring array of efforts undertaken by NGOs to build resilience and embrace the emergence of a new era – the “next to normal.” The Anthology intents to inspire the readers to contribute their bit towards building a better world.

From left: Student Balpeet Singh, Dr. Bhat, Dr. Meena C., Student Ms. Niharika Bist, Chief Guest Mr. Vikram J. and Dr. Mhaiskar

Furthermore, as part of the occasion, the management commemorated the astounding contributions of the staff member with staff awards ceremony. Dr. Sharad Mhaiskar called upon the winners of Best staff awards from each department. Silver jubilee trophies were given to staff members who completed 25 years with the institution.

About SVKM’s NMIMS University:

Established in 1981, NMIMS is today recognized as a globally reputed university with strong industry linkages. It offers multiple disciplines across 8 campuses that consist of 17 specialized schools, more than 17000 full time students, and about 750 full-time faculty members, 10 faculty members with Fulbright Scholarship and Humboldt International Scholarship for post-doctoral researchers. The Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) led the foundation stone of this esteemed university, with the aim to cater to the rising demand of management institutes in the country. It is known for its consistent academic quality and research-focused approach towards holistic education. SVKM’s NMIMS has been granted Category-I Deemed University status by Graded Autonomy Regulation 2018 by MHRD/UGC and NMIMS Mumbai Campus is NAAC accredited with a CGPA of 3.59.

Website: https://www.nmims.edu/about

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Best Staff Award for the year -2021.

Mumbai Campus

  • Varsha Oak – Accounts
  • Asmita Kolte – Marketing & PR
  • Niket Tendulkar – Admissions
  • Suphala Kamble – Examination
  • Vinod Malap – HR
  • Elvina D’Souza – Academic administration
  • Veena Paradkar – Administration
  • Nikhil Shedge – IT / Purchase
  • Rohan Kharat – Information Tech – Laboratory
  • Shobha Shetty -Administration-Support Services

Shirpur Campus 

  • Chhagan Chachare – Estate & Hostel (Shirpur Campus)
  • Jaipal Girase – Administration (Shirpur Campus)

Certificate of Appreciation

  • Swati Samant – Accounts Dept.
  • Tushar Bari – IT Dept.
  • Naresh Methwani – Examination Dept
  • Farah Ansari – HR Dept
  • Yogita Diwadkar – Academic Admin Dept
  • Prasad Mungekar – Administration Dept

Staff Members who have completed 25 years of services this year-

  • Hemant Pedgulkar
  • Rajani Deshmukh
  • Sunil Ghadshi
  • Shekhar Bhagat
Awardee Ms. Asmita Kolte
Awardee Mr. Vinod Malap
Awardee Ms. Rajani Deshmukh
Awardee Ms. Elvina G.
Awardee Ms. Swati Samant