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Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

Induction Ceremony (Diksharambh) on 2nd February 2021 For MBBS Students 2020-2021

Tuesday, February 02, 2021 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune |Events


An Induction Ceremony (Diksharambh) for the new entrants of MBBS Course was held on 2nd February 2021 at 11.00 am in Acharya Atre Hall.

The Chief Guest was Dr. Kamlakar Tripathi, Professor, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. The Guest of Honour was Shri. Anil Kinjavadekar, Civil Engineer, Varanasi. 

The occasion was graced by Hon’ble Dr. P. D. Patil, Chancellor, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune and   Hon’ble Dr. Yashraj Patil, Trustee and Treasurer, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Society, Pune.

The occasion was also graced by Dr. N. J. Pawar, Vice Chancellor, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Dr. R. N. Suryakar, Registrar, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Dr. Amarjit Singh, Principal Director and CEO, Dr. (Mrs) P. Vatsalaswamy, Director Academics, Dr. J. S. Bhawalkar, Dean, Dr. A. L. Kakrani, Professor of Clinical Eminence and Director Academic Collaborations, Dr. H. G. Deshpande, Dy. Dean and Dean-Faculty of Medicine, Dr. H. H. Chavan, Medical Superintendent and Heads of Departments.

The programme began with the Invocation Song (Sri. Saraswati Vandana) followed by the pooja and lamp lighting by the dignitaries on the dais.

Felicitation of the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour was done, which was followed by the introductory remark by Dean, Dr. J. S. Bhawalkar. In his speech he highlighted the achievements of the College and assured that in addition to appropriate medical education in the College, students shall leave the campus as a good human being with full of love and compassion.

Following the introductory remarks, Dr. N. J. Pawar, Vice Chancellor, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune welcomed all the students who enrolled into MBBS course and gave a brief introduction of the Vidyapeeth and highlighted the various achievements of the Vidyapeeth.

Hon’ble Dr. P. D. Patil, Chancellor, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune congratulated all the new students for joining DPU and assured that their stay will be very safe in this campus. He encourages the students that it is through their hard work, they will be able to opt their higher studies in MD/MS/M.Ch/D.M. and to develop their character and will realize their potential and articulate their capacity.

Hon’ble Dr. Yashraj Patil, Trustee and Treasurer, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Society, Pune, welcomed the newly joined entrants and stated that the younger generation should not dream only for securing degree but carry a global responsibility. The reputation of the nation lies on the stout shoulders of the younger generation of the country.

Chief Guest, Dr. Kamlakar Tripathi, Professor, Department of Medicine, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi delivered an enlightening lecture on the “Evolution of Medical Teaching and Research : A Journey from Pre historic Vedic era to modern civilization”. He gave an enlightening and though provoking address through video for all those students in the hall.

Guest of Honour Shri. Anil Kinjavadekar, Civil Engineer, Varansai encouraged all the new students for dedication towards the streams they have opted and to be religious while carrying out their studies and day to day activities.

The programme ended with the vote of thanks by Dr. (Mrs) P. Vatsalaswamy, Director Academics.

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