Monday Motivation: Making Education Inclusive & Equitable!

I feel blessed to have had access to good education, unlike many girls in the country. Recently, the Finance Minister of India, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman delivered a lecture at Symbiosis where she mentioned the dismal state of education for many girl children in the various States of India. She talked about innovations done in some States …

Monday Motivation: Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat!

This has been the slogan of our Hon’ble Prime Minister. What does this exactly mean and how can we inculcate this amongst our young ones? It only means how can we come together to make our nation strong. Our country has so much diversity. Diversity in every region or state as regards colour, cuisine, language etc. …

Monday Motivation: Festival of Thinkers

Recently, the young and dynamic Minister of Civil Aviation, GoI Shri. Jyotiraditya Scindia visited Symbiosis International University. He first delivered a speech to the students where he conveyed his thoughts on the meaning of success and how youth can align their success with the country’s progress. He talked highly of Symbiosis and the ethos the institution …

Monday Motivation: Happy Teachers Day!

At the onset of my blog for today, let me wish all the teachers a very Happy Teachers’ Day! The word teacher brings me several thoughts and a deep-rooted sense of gratitude. The first teachers that I bow down to are my parents, Prof. Dr. S. B. Mujumdar and Mrs. Sanjeevani Mujumdar, who have inspired their …

Monday Motivation: Celebrating National Sports Day

Dear Today is National Sports Day and I couldn’t have been prouder to celebrate this day. Indian athletes’ exemplary performance in the Olympics and, thereafter, the Commonwealth games has rejuvenated our spirits. It gives me so much pleasure to see India emerging as a sporting nation and continuously improving in international sporting events. Kudos to the …

Monday Motivation: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

As India celebrates its 76th Independence Day it is time for us to reflect on all that we have achieved thus far and all the we are determined to achieve in the future. This celebration has been rightly named as Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav as just like “amrit” it is bound to flow forever. Just as …

Monday Motivation: Happy Friendship Day!

Happiness, laughter and cheer fill the air whenever I am with my friends. A long week at work, tiredness and fatigue are washed away in their warmth. Over these many years my friends have become an integral part of my life. Now, when I see friendships budding in the Symbiosis’ campus I imagine how these will …

Monday Motivation: Our inspiration for ages to come

Yesterday was celebrated as International Student’s Day at Symbiosis and it brought back so many memories. It brought back memories of the time when Symbiosis was established. In the early 1970s, the city of Pune witnessed the arrival of international students from African Asian countries. These students came to Pune on their own, without any assistance …

Monday Motivation: Becoming Mentally Mindful!

We can achieve all that we want and it is the faith and belief in our abilities that leads us to our successes and accomplishments. Every year when I witness hundreds of students from Symbiosis International University get their placement and start their career, I am reminded of my days when I also embarked upon my …