Alumni meet was organized on 15th September 2018. Objective of the meet was for our students to interact with the Alumni to learn from their experiences they have had in the corporate world, in order to be well prepared, in advance.
The occasion was graced by Wg. Cdr. PVC Patil (Retd.), Executive Director, Dr. Ashutosh Misal, Director and Dr. J.G. Patil, Head, Corporate Relations and all the faculty and non-faculty members.The event started by welcoming all and a forum for the Alumni to share their journey and challenges faced by them during their interviews, experiences of work culture and much more.
It was a privilege to hear Dr. Ashutosh Misal, speak about the importance of Alumni meet,and made us proud to hear that our ex-students have been working in good Organizations at good levels, some even at General Manager Position.
Dr. J.G. Patil reinforced that Alumni is the backbone of the Management institute. He focused on the Mentoring of our student by the Alumni to be elevated further. Sir firmly believes that we all have been benefited by the society in some way or the other hence it is time we give our best to it.
Wg Cdr PVC Patil (Retd.), in his speech thanked all the Alumni who attended the event, was extremely glad that some of them came from out of town like Bangalore and Mumbai. Realizing the gap in our Indian Education, Sir talked about bridging it by inculcating the attributes and qualities,required by the Industries and includes more of case studies in the curriculum and upsurge the Industrial visits.
The Alumni were felicitated by faculty and non- faculty staff of DYPIMS. One of the Alumni, Mr. Niketan Gawade, batch 2008-10, gifted our students, books to encourage reading habit and focus on Statistics and Management.
The 8th General board meet agenda was presented by Dr. Kunal Patil, its main points being, appointing statutory auditor for the financial year 2018-19, to discuss budget of financial year 2018-19 and few other areas of engagement of the Alumni with our students. It is proposed to appoint M M Gharpure and Company as statutory Auditor of the Alumni Association of Dr D Y Patil Institute of Management Studies.
A short clip to cherish the old memories was played. Prof. Somnath Hadalgekar offered a vote of thanks to all and closed the first half of the event.
For the remaining day, we proceeded to Hotel Blue Waters, where lots of exciting activities, surprises, gifts along with dancing, singing, group dance etc. were arranged by the students.We engaged all Alumni to participate in fun filled activities, conducted by Prof. Shilpa Kankonkar, which was followed by sumptuous Lunch and DJ.The Event was a huge success, as we did achieve the purpose to sensitize the Alumni to be mentors and give their support so that our students can climb up the ladder with confidence, and made sure the participation of the ex-students, grow in number in the coming Alumni meet.