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Internal Quality Assurance Cell


The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of MGIMS works towards the realization of the goals of quality enhancement and quality sustenance. It has developed systems for consistent improvement in the overall performance of the institution in three broad areas: teaching-learning and assessment, patient care and research. The IQAC serves as a nodal agency which liaises and communicates with different sections and departments of the institution, and channelizes all efforts towards promoting holistic academic excellence.

CONSTITUTION OF IQAC

The IQAC is constituted according to the guidelines of the NAAC. The team consists of the following members:

Chairperson
Dr Nitin M Gangane

Member from Management
Shri PL Tapadiya, Vice President, KHS

Nominees from local society and alumni
Dr Amar Taksande
Dr Shashank Banait
Shri PB Taori

Senior Administrative Officers

Dr SP Kalantri, Medical Superintendent
Dr VB Shivkumar, Professor, Department of Pathology and Warden Boys Hostel
Dr Chetna Maliye, Professor, Department of Community Medicine
Dr Ashwini Kalantri, Incharge Hospital Information System
Mrs S Narang, Administrative Officer
Mr Sunil Kolhe, Engineer, Engineering and Maintenance Department
Mr Ashok Honale, Chief Accountant
Mr Girish Deo, Office Superintendent

Teacher Representatives
Dr AK Shukla, Director-Professor & Head, Department of Ophthalmology
Dr PV Shivkumar, Professor & Head, Ob/Gyn; Coordinator, Curriculum Committee
Dr V Deotale, Prof & Head, Microbiology; Coordinator, Paraclinical Curriculum Committee
Dr Satish Kumar, Professor & Head, Biochemistry; Officer lncharge, Students' CounciI; Coordinator, PreclinicaI Curriculum Committee
Dr Jyoti Jain, Professor & Head, Medicine; Coordinator, Clinical (Part-ll) Curriculum committee
Dr Anupama Gupta, Professor & Head, Pathology
Dr Subodh S Gupta, Professor & Head, Dept of Community Medicine; Officer lncharge Research Committee
Dr Smita Singh, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology; Officer lncharge, Library; Coordinator, ClinicaI (Part-l) Curriculum Committee

Student Representatives
Mr Arun Verma, UG-2016
Ms Shreya Namjoshi, UG-2016

IQAC Coordinators
Dr Anshu, Professor, Pathology; Coordinator, Medical Education Unit
Dr Vinod Shende, Associate Prof, Physiology

Strategies and mechanisms used by the IQAC:

  • The IQAC has developed quality benchmarks and parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution
  • It monitors the performance of all academic departments by calling for periodic, timely reports on several academic, administrative and financial indicators
  • All departments submit quarterly and annual data on key indicators such as: teaching plans, progress in completion of syllabus, attendance, academic results to the IQAC through the Academic Section of the Dean’s office.
  • Other measures such as publications, training courses, academic activities organized, funded research projects are monitored. Similar reports on patient and hospital data are also compiled. All these data are compiled in the form of an annual report prepared by the Documentation Unit for the IQAC. This is tabled in front of the local managing committee and the Kasturba Health Society Annual meetings every year.
  • The IQAC facilitates the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive to quality education. In view of the need for blended learning, faculty are encouraged to adopt newer techniques like e-learning and trained in this modality.
  • In the beginning of each year, reviews of all academic and administrative data are conducted to plan for infrastructural modifications, budget allocations, and procedural modifications. This is done to optimally use the resources for academic and administrative purposes.
  • The IQAC continuously strives to encourage the pursuit of excellence at all levels in the institution
  • The IQAC collates feedback from all stakeholders (students, parents, faculty, employers), analyses it and shares the results with the management. Action is taken based on this feedback and the results are shared with all stakeholders.
  • The IQAC disseminates information on various quality parameters of higher education and organizes workshops, seminars etc on quality related themes.
  • The IQAC pushes the quality culture agenda in the institution and tries to ensure internalization of the concept of quality
  • The IQAC submits the Annual Quality Assurance Report to NAAC each year and also prepares documents for other agencies such as NIRF

NAAC CRITERIA COORDINATORS

In order to facilitate coordinated compilation of the AQAR, the following members have been nominated as incharges responsible for data collection for each of the NAAC criteria:

  • Criterion 1: Curricular aspects: Dr Anshu, Ms Shaily Jain Kalantri
  • Criterion 2: Teaching -Learning and Evaluation: Dr Vinod Shende, Dr Anshu, Mr MG Jose
  • Criterion 3: Research, innovations and extensions: Dr Subodh S Gupta, Dr Arjun Jakasania, Dr Amey Dhatrak
  • Criterion 4: Infrastructure and learning resources: Dr JE Waghmare, Dr Smita Jategaonkar, Dr AV Deshmukh
  • Criterion 5: Student support: Dr Chetna Maliye, Dr Manisha Atram, Dr Shikha Singh
  • Criterion 6: Governance, Leadership and Management: Dr Abhishek Raut, Dr Anuj Mundra
  • Criterion 7: Institutional values and best practices: Dr Ruchi Kothari, Dr Vihanka Vaidya
  • Criterion 8: Medical college information (Part B): Dr Anshu, Dr Sangeeta Narang, Ms Shaily Jain Kalantri.

DEPARTMENTAL NAAC COORDINATORS

To ensure smooth communication and coordination between teams, the following faculty have been appointed as Departmental NAAC Coordinators

Anatomy : Dr VR Wankhede
Physiology : Dr Ruchi Kothari
Biochemistry : Dr Pranita Kamble
Pathology : Dr Abhay Deshmukh
Microbiology : Dr Deepashri Maraskolhe
Pharmacology : Dr Devesh Gosavi
Forensic Medicine : Dr IL Khandekar
Community Medicine : Dr Chetna Maliye, Dr Anuj Mundra
ENT : Dr Deepika Garg
Ophthalmology : Dr Ajab Dhabarde
Dermatology : Dr Sonia Jain
Anesthesiology : Dr Dhiraj Bhandari
Radiology : Dr Sushil Kale
Radiotherapy : Dr Ashok Singh
Pediatrics : Dr Smita Jategaonkar
Medicine : Dr Amrish Saxena
Obstetrics & Gynecology: Dr Shuchi Jain
Surgery : Dr Ramesh Pande
Orthopedics : Dr Kiran Wandile
Psychiatry : Dr Harshal Sathe
Dentistry : Dr Kalyani Joshi

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY IQAC IN 2021-22

Title : Webinar on Intellectual Property Rights: The patents and designs process (Organized in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management, Nagpur)
Date : 4 Jan 2022
Organizing Secretary : Dr Anshu, Coordinator IQAC, MGIMS Sevagram
No. of delegates : 160 participants
Key topics : What are intellectual property rights (IPR); What is a patent; What is a copyright; What is a design trademark; Can you convert your original idea into a patent or a copyright; What is the process of filing a patent or a copyright
Resource person : Mrs Pooja Maulikar, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management

Title : Antarchakshu: An immersion experience in to the world of visual impairment (Workshop 1), (organized in collaboration with Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged, Mumbai)
Date : 20 Jan 2022
Organizing Secretary : Dr Anshu, Coordinator, IQAC, MGIMS Sevagram
No. of delegates : 15 participants
Key topics : Workshop on disability sensitization towards visually impaired; conversation with visually impaired who do everyday things, in an extraordinary manner.
Resource persons : Mr Krishna Warrier, Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged, Mumbai; Ganesh, Turab Chimthanawala

Title : Antarchakshu: An immersion experience in to the world of visual impairment (Workshop 2), (organized in collaboration with Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged, Mumbai)
Date : 22 Jan 2022
Organizing Secretary : Dr Anshu, Coordinator, IQAC, MGIMS Sevagram
No. of delegates : 12 participants
Key topics : Workshop on disability sensitization towards visually impaired; conversation with visually impaired who do everyday things, in an extraordinary manner.
Resource persons : Mr Krishna Warrier, Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged, Mumbai; Ganesh

Title :Workshop on Gender Matters in Medical Education and Health Care (Organized in collaboration with Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT), Mumbai)
Date : 12 Feb 2022
Organizing Secretary : Dr Anshu, Coordinator, IQAC, MGIMS Sevagram
No. of delegates : 223
Key topics : Sex, gender and health; integrating gender in medical education: lessons from Maharashtra; Gender sensitivity in medical practice
Resource persons : Dr Renu Khanna, Ms Sangeeta Rege, Ms Amruta Bavadekar, Dr Shrinivas Gadappa

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