Jul 22 2020

E-Inauguration of MBA Hospital and Health Management, MBA Pharmaceutical Management, MBA Rural Management, and PhD Programs 2020

IIHMR University held the E-inauguration of MBA and PhD programs of the new Academic Session 2020-21 on 22 July 2020.  Over 200 students enrolled for MBA courses, while 30 scholars have enrolled for the doctoral course this year. Dr. Prithvi Raj, Secretary Finance (Revenue), Government of Rajasthan, was the Chief Guest and delivered the inaugural address. Dr. Ram Narain, Chief Operating Officer, Emirates Hospitals Group, Dubai, Mr. Tavinder Jit Singh Vasudeva, President and Chief Business Officer, Global Markets, MicroLabs, and Mr. Sudarshan Suchi, Secretary-General, SOS Villages India, were the Guests of Honour. Dr. P. R. Sodani, Pro-President, IIHMR University welcomed the guests and students. Dr. S.D. Gupta, Chairman, IIHMR University presided the program.

Chief Guest, Dr. Prithvi Raj, Secretary Finance (Revenue), Government of Rajasthan said "IIHMR is a reputed institution known for its market-oriented education; you have chosen the right alma mater. IIHMR has the edge over the others due to its collaborations with top-tiered institutions in medical education. Medical education is important – the medical education institutions built in the state in the past few years are helping the government a lot in tackling the corona scenario”.

Dr. P R Sodani, Pro-President, IIHMR University, said  "Our students have contributed to society as a part of government bodies and non-government organizations, as well as pharmaceutical companies and developmental organizations. IIHMR has collaborated with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the oldest and largest independent graduate school of public health in the world, since 2013 and has brought their prestigious Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program in India.”

Dr. S.D. Gupta, Chairperson, IIHMR University said that only knowledge in Healthcare is not enough; practice is a critical component. Learning by doing is hence essential.

Dr. Rani S Ladha, Provost, IIHMR University, Dr. Ashok Kaushik, Academic Advisor, IIHMR University, Dr. Saurabh Kumar, Dean - SPM, IIHMR University, Prof Rahul Ghai, Dean - SDS, IIHMR University, were also present during the E-Inauguration. Apart from them,  IIHMR alumni who virtually addressed the new students were Ms. Sheenu Jhawar, Director, Apex Hospital Pvt Ltd, Jaipur, Mr. Kuldeep Dabas, Manager - Intl Business Development, Ind-Swift Limited, and Ms. Neha Jain, State Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Rajasthan, Child Rights and You (CRY).  The program concluded with the National Anthem.