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Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences

Entrepreneurship as a Career Option in Optometry

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry and Visual Sciences |Seminar

An interactive session was organised on 20th October 2021 in Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry and Visual Sciences on the topic “Entrepreneurship as a career option in optometry”. All the B.optom and M.optom students were part of the elucidative session.

The session started with the welcoming of our guest speaker, Mr.Nilesh Thite, M.optom, FIACLE, FAAO. He commenced the lecture by highlighting the present situation of optometry perceptions of students about this field and reasons for joining the course via a survey report. He further enlightened us with various fields of occupation and scope in optometry stressing on the need of passion and asility both while choosing a profession. Talking about the prerequisites of individual career option Lep.Retail, clinician, Researcher, Academic, corporate,he said that knowledge, good communication skills, postive attitude towards work, confidence and passion are most important requirements regardless of any particular profession. Moving on,he throw more light on the scope of optometry in corporate sector as a trainer or professional service provider. An interactive concourse invited the inquisitiveness and interest of students.

The session included with the felicitation of our guest by the Director, Dr.Veshal Madan sir, Dr.Neeta Mishra Ma’am and the entire faculty of the institute of optometry through sapling, flowers,shawl and a DPU momento. A vote of thanks was proposed by komal Jangam.