The Students’ Council 2015-16 organized a welcome programme, ‘The Alchemists’, for the new entrants of 2015 batch students on 18 Aug 2015.
A grand cultural evening was organized on 11 Sep 2015.The program started with pooja dance on Shri Ganesha. A small act ‘Bapu ki Beti’ portraying Mahatma Gandhi and Dr Sushila Nayar was performed giving the message that the seed that Bapu and Behenji had sown has grown into a big tree giving fruits to society. The social issue of ‘Farmers’ suicide’ was brought to the forefront in the form of a skit. The evening ended with a very touching show offering “A tribute to the Indian army”.
The preparation for cultural events began with Natraj Pujan on 9 Feb 2016. ‘ENCORE’ was the title and the tag line was “Spirit of Togetherness with Centurions”. The catchy performances of the cultural evenings were the Ardhanarishwar classical devotional dance; Malhari, Bollywood Contemporary, Kollywood, Pathaka Guddi, Hip-Hop and Retro group dances including a special sequence dance dedicated to Madhuri Dixit; Sargam, K’pop, Nostalgia melodious songs; Requiem and Jugalbandi musical recitations by our college band; The Living Painting, a miraculous dance on the command of the painter, a dance on Beauty and the Beast theme, a special dance act dedicated to the acid victims. Besides, an Aqua, Lastly a ‘Bollywood through the years’ an award winning dance performance presented in the Vidarbha Zonal Competition by our students was also showcased to the audience.
The Ganesh festival celebrations started on 17 Sep 2015 in the auditorium. Different events like Garba, Bhajans, Rangoli, Painting, Kavi sammelan etc. were organized on the first two days of the occasion and on third day, the idol was taken to Paunar in an energetic and boisterous procession for its immersion.
The Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nasik recognized our Institute for holding a Vidarbha Zone and Mega event Inter Zone Sports Tournaments of MUHS, Nasik. Vidarbha Zone tournament was organized from 10-11 Nov, 2015. A total of 22 colleges with 20 coaches and 293 players (boys -187 and girls -106) participated in this tournament. 27 of our students were selected in the Vidarbha Zone team for the Inter Zonal Sports Tournament. MUHS Mega event i.e. Inter Zone Sports Tournament was organized on 14-15 Nov 2015. 756 students from these 6 zones participated along with 36 coaches and team managers, 25 selectors and 50 officials. MUHS organized Inter Zone selection trials for Swimming and Chess at Ayurved College, Peth Wadgaon, Dist. Kolhapur, Badminton and Table Tennis at Manjra Ayurved College, Latur and Lawn Tennis at Sumatibai Shah Ayurved College, Hadapsar, Pune. Our institute team also participated in these selection trials successfully. This year six students were selected in MUHS team and got colours. Mr Nikhil Darade (2013) batch participated in All India West Zone Inter University Table Tennis Tournament at RGPV, TIT University, Bhopal. Mr. Raghvendrasingh Koka (2014 batch) was selected in MUHS team for participation in All India Inter University Swimming Competition at Punjab University, Chandigarh. Ms Harshita Motwani (2014 batch) and Mr. Aneesh Karwande (2014 batch) for basketball, Mr. Mayank Pradhan (2014 batch) for volleyball and Mr. Pradeep Kumar Sanga (2014 batch) for kho-kho were selected in MUHS team for participation in State Level Inter University Tournament “Kridamahotsav - 2015”, organized under the supervision of Honorable Governor of Maharashtra at Swami Ramanad Tirth Marathwada University, Nanded.
Shri Girish Bhoware, Director, Physical Education was selected as Coach-cum-Team Manager for MUHS Table Tennis and Judo team for All India West Zone Inter University and All India Inter University Tournament at RGPV, TIT University, Bhopal and KIT University, Bhubaneswar. Besides, MUHS also entrusted the following responsibilities to Shri Girish Bhoware: Secretary of MUHS Board of Student Welfare Vidarbha Zone, Member of MUHS Selection Committee for Lawn Tennis, Coordinator of MUHS Inter Zone Sports Tournament and Coordinator of MUHS Vidarbha Zone Selection Trials.
On the occasion of the 129th Rashtrakavi Maithlisharan Gupt Jayanti celebrations, a Hindi poetry competition was organized by the Literary society on 30 Jul 2015 in which Pranjal Singh, Pankaj Randhir and Anshika Kulshreshtha were declared first, second and third position winners respectively. On 2 Aug 2015, Dr Girishwar Mishra, the Honorable Vice Chancellor of International Hindi University, Wardha presided over the function. The Pro Vice Chancellor of the university Mr Chitranjan Mishra was the chief guest for the occasion. A seminar on the topic “Hindi Kavya ka badalta swaroop- Beesvi sadi se aaj tak” was the highlight of the event in which many notable scholars of Wardha city participated.
Tara Devi Memorial Intercollegiate Debate Competition was organized on 12 Sep 2015 in the fond memory of Late Smt Tara Devi, the beloved mother of Dr. Sushila Nayar, our Founder President. The topic of debate was ‘Clean India Mission - Is it a viable solution to get rid of dirt?’. Speakers from 9 different colleges debated for and against the motion. Dr Ravi More and Dr Shipra Singam, law faculty members from Yashwant Law College, Wardha judged the competition. MGIMS team comprising of Miss Divya Dixit and Miss Shubhra Chhazed was adjudged as the Best Team and won the running trophy. SP Dental College team was adjudged as the runners up team and was handed over the trophy as per the tradition. Miss Shubhra Chhazed from MGIMS was adjudged as the Best debater against the motion, while Miss Divya Dixit from MGIMS and Miss Simran Sangani from SP Dental College tied up for Best Debater position for the motion.
On 2 Oct 2015 the literary society, in association with the Department of Community Medicine, Indian Association of Leprologists and Gandhi Memorial Leprosy Foundation, Wardha organized the “Gandhi and Shastri Jayanti celebrations”. “Leprosy elimination in India –myth or reality” was the theme of the day. Poster competition among Kasturba Vidya Mandir students (Topic- “Mahatma Gandhi and his social service mission”); debate competition (Topic- “leprosy elimination in India is a myth”) among students of MGIMS , Kasturba Nursing School and Kasturba Nursing College (KNC) and a symposium on the theme of the day; were the events organized. Chief guest Dr. Swapan Samant , President of the Indian Association of Leprologists ; Guest of honour- , Dr VV Dongre, Director Dattapur Leprosy foundation, Dr BS Garg, Secretary KHS were the dignitaries who graced the occasion. Mr. Vaibhav Besekar, Mr.Harshawardhan Vairagade and Mr. Ankit Dhole got 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes respectively in poster competition. In debate competition, Mr. Sarang Bombatkar from MGIMS received best debater against the motion and Ms Aishwarya Benedict from KNC received best debater for the motion trophies. The team” trophy was won by KNC.
College Literary Day was celebrated on 20 Feb 2016. A lot of inter-batch competitions were organized. Essay writing, handwriting competition, short story writing competition were the off stage events which were held on 17 Feb 2016. Beside this, quiz, extempore, dumb charades, anatakshri were the on stage events. Anuprva Potharkar from 2015 batch won 1st prize in English handwriting competition and Anagha Potharkar from 2013 batch won 1st prize in Hindi handwriting competition. Shruti Loudiya from 2014 won 1st and Mr Vidit Panchal from 2013 batch won 2nd in essay writing competition. Anuksha Dhepe from 2014 batch won 1st and Ms Bhoomika Pal won 2nd prize in short story writing competition. Vidit Panchal and Anagha Potharkar (2013 batch) won 1st position in quiz; 2nd position went to 2012 batch team of Karan and Sachin. Payal and Charulata Maske from 2012 batch won 1st position in dumb charades. Sonika Kumari won 1st and Vidit Panchal won 2nd prize in extempore. 2012 batch team of Pankaj and Nikhil won the 1st position in Antakshari.
This year our team also participated in the Vidarbha level inter-college debate competition organized by Pharmacy College, Wardha. Bhumika Pal of 2014 batch won second prize on the topic of debate, “The amendment in adolescent-act denies opportunities of change of heart in adolescent criminals”.
The academic prize distribution programme was held on the Foundation Day of our Institute, 12 Sep 2015. Shri Ashutosh Salil, IAS, Collector Wardha district, was the chief guest. Dean Dr Patond presented the academic report. Shri Dhirubhai Mehta delivered the presidential address followed by an address by the Chief Guest of the function. Hardik More and Shiv Joshi, the outgoing general secretary and cultural secretary of the MGIMS Students’ Council 2014-15 presented the Students’ Council Report and vote of thanks respectively.
The 2015 edition of Sushruta was officially released on 12 Sep 2015 by Collector of Wardha, Shri Ashutosh Salil. Rajat Sharma was Editor-in-chief with Khushboo Karoo as the Co–editor. Rutuja, Rashmi were incharges of Hindi Section. Bratatee, Manognya and Sammrudhi looked after the English Section. Mayurand and Urmila were incharge of the Marathi Section. Shiv, Poshika and Ditsha were incharges of the Clinical Section. Prachi and Annie looked after the Art Section. Darshana, Khushbu Choudhary, Yoyaphy Shimray and Neeraj Yadav were in-charge of the cover and back-page of the magazine.
NSS Special Camp Activity
The ‘NSS Special Camp 2015’ for the 2015 batch of medical students of MGIMS, Sevagram was organized from 6 to 20 October, 2015at village Padegaon under Talegaon PHC area. This camp was attended by 96 students of 2015 batch.
NSS Regular ActivitiesThe following activities were undertaken under NSS during the year 2014-2015:
The Red Ribbon Club:
A Red Ribbon club was formed in which all the 96 students of the batch enrolled their names. The students took the pledge to fight against the HIV/ AIDS and also participated in the rally organized for generating the awareness against HIV AIDS.
Tree plantation activity:
Tree plantation program was conducted in the village Dhanora. A total of 100 saplings were planted. The students gifted a tree to each of their adopted families.
Mr Gajendra Surakar, the renowned social activist in the Wardha district presented a thought provoking talk on andhshradhha nirmulan to students and the villagers.
The students were sensitized about appropriate rural technology by Mr Atul Sharma, Director, Institute of rural polytechnic, Pipari. Demonstration of smokeless chullah and Sarai Cooker was given to the students and the villagers.