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Monday Motivation_Offbeat Careers Call for Our Attention

During my days in school and thereafter, I still remember that the only two prestigious career options were either medicine or engineering. Intelligence was defined by taking Science in standards 11/12th and join medicine or engineering. However, nowadays you see many students with more than 90% in Board exams choose Arts or even Commerce stream. For …

Driving Past Paddy Fields on a Sunday

An early morning drive through Mulshi near Pune, this weekend, allowed me to see the lush green paddy fields, once again. The sheer greenery around was mesmerizing, and soothing at the same time. Though we have driven through this area many times in the past, it never loses its charm on me or my family. Perhaps …

Congratulations for making it through a tough examination like NEET and getting admission to SMCW!

Dear Students, Greetings from Symbiosis International (Deemed University). Let me first congratulate you for making it through a tough examination like NEET and getting admission to SMCW. You have joined a prestigious University which is ranked amongst the top 50 Universities in India as ranked by the Govt. of India. SMCW has been established as a …

Maharashtra Diwas

The first day in the month of May holds special significance for the state of Maharashtra as the existing state was formed on this day about 60 years ago when it was divided from Bombay in 1960. To commemorate this day, the people of Maharashtra celebrate 1 May as the Maharashtra Day or Maharashtra Diwas, which …

Speech by Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar at FICCI HE Summit 2021

Hon’ble Minister for Education Shri. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Ji, Dr. Mashelkar Sir, Mr. Uday Shankar, Secretary-General FICCI Mr. Dilip Chenoy, my Co-chairs Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh and Dr. Sekar Vishwanathan, Dr. Ranjan Saxena,  ladies, and Gentleman. More than 3000 academia and Industry and Civil Society. On behalf of FICCI, Higher Education Committee, I welcome you to the …