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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: 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: Walk the Wari

“A tree without roots is just a piece of wood,” said the world-renowned Chef Marco Pierre White. In India we are blessed that we are steeped in tradition and one such tradition is the ‘Wari.’ This 800-year-old tradition is a distinctive part of the Maharashtrian culture and is the ritualistic essence of the Wakari Panth (a sampradaya …

Monday Motivation: Digital Skilling

Recently, the Hon’ble Minister of Education, GoI Shri Dharmendra Pradhan was here on the Symbiosis International University campus in Lavale, Pune. Though all of us in the education domain follow the reforms and policies closely, we at Symbiosis International University are quite motivated by the Hon’ble Minister’s commitment to Digital Skilling. I couldn’t agree more with …

Monday Motivation: A Golden Moment Indeed!

Sheer euphoria has ruled my mind since the last week, and therefore do excuse me for not being able to pen-down my blog last Monday. The reason was the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi Ji’s visit to Symbiosis as a Chief Guest for the Symbiosis Golden Jubilee celebrations, the biggest event that Symbiosis had ever witnessed …

Monday Motivation: Bringing Life to Life!

A year has gone by since the Symbiosis Medical College for Women was inaugurated. While for me as an administrator, a doctor and a facilitator it has been simply wonderful to see the first batch of women doctors being groomed into ethical doctors, the journey belongs to these young girls. Therefore, in this blog I have …

Monday Motivation: Hall of Fame

India was declared a republic on 26th January 1950 and since then this day has been celebrated as Republic Day by the entire nation. With the constitution of India coming into force we became aware of our rights, and with common laws binding all the citizens of the country, there was a sense of cohesion among …

Monday Motivation: Let’s Act and Not Just React!

The numbers are growing every day and yet the lessons learnt are few. I am sure many will agree that as normalcy returns, complacency sets in. We stop paying heed to warning signals that are quite evident. Messages from the government, on social media, signposts all are ignored but the worst of them all is that …