IIHMR University Hosts Convocation 2018

>>Kiran Maheshwari, Hon’ble Minister of Higher Education, Government of Rajasthan addresses fresh graduates on their noble vocation 


Adding yet more numbers of healthcare, rural and pharmaceutical managers and public health researchers to an under-supplied industry, IIHMR University held its 4th annual convocation to award degrees to new graduates and post graduates. Lauding the students for their chosen vocation was the Minister of Higher Education of the Government of Rajasthan, Kiran Maheshwari. The high profile event was attended by more than 200 students, parents, and faculty members. Also present was Prof. Furqan Qamar, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities (AIU) who received several cheers for his inspiring stories from graduating students.

Remarking that India’s leaps in learning were products of “its civilization and history”, higher education Minister, Maheshwari appealed to students to work toward the nation’s progress and peace. 4 students were awarded gold medals by the Minister. Prof. Furqan Qamar exhorted students to avoid chasing riches lest they lose sight of their destination. That they should choose their “path carefully and tread on it cautiously”. Once chosen the path should be met with dedication and commitment.

Speaking on the topic of building institutions of excellence Ms. Maheshwari said, “IIHMR University is dedicated to improving the standards of education through better researches and the courses they run at the University.” Her advice to the graduating batch was to pursue excellence and out of the box thinking. “The world respects excellence and innovation more than it has ever done before and the kind of researches has been done and taken by IIHMR University is truly exemplary”, She added.

 Sharing his thoughts on the occasion, Prof. Furqan Qamar, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities (AIU) shared an allegorical tale that is summed up by a Greek proverb that says that “a society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit under or whose fruits they shall never taste”.

 Dr. S.D. Gupta, Chairperson, IIHMR University, added, “IIHMR University has constantly added value to its students by incorporating the most advanced practical and technical practices in curriculums anywhere. Our goal is to create excellent professionals who can bring positive change to the human condition.”

 Congratulating the graduating students, Founder Trustee IIHMR University Dr Ashok Agarwal emphasized that “Union government’s ambitious scheme Ayushman Bharat is a significant development for the graduating Class of 2018 and this will definitely open the future opportunities in the sector”. Dr Agarwal praised the students and wished them for the future endeavor.

 Healthcare in

is one of the largest sectors of the economy, in terms of both, revenue and employment. The hospital industry alone is valued at Rs 4 trillion growing at an average yearly rate of 16-17%. At this speed, it will be worth Rs 8.6 trillion by 2023.

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