17th convocation of MUHS; Students from Nashik get highest gold medals


Nashik : The students from Nashik received highest number of gold medals during 17th convocation ceremony of Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, yesterday. MBBS faculty student of Dr. Vasant Pawar medical college Sultan Moiuddin Shaukat Ali received 9 gold medals in various subjects, while girl-student of the same college Mansi Mayuri Gujarathi got 7 gold medals.

Chancellor and state Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan presided over the convocation ceremony which was held at MUHS’ teacher training academy, while director of All India Medical Institute, New Delhi Prof. Dr. Randeep Guleria was present as chief guest. Director of Tata memorial hospital Dr. Rajendra Badve, Vice Chancellor Dr. Dilip Mhaisekar and Pro Vice Chancellor Dr. Mohan Khamgaonkar were guests of honour.

Student of Dr. Vasant Pawar medical college Sultan Moiuddin Shaukat Ali awarded with gold medals which are given in memory of Dr. Dayanand, late Vyankatesh Jamkar, Dr. S M Patankar, late Shriram Khashaba Bakre, Dr. Ajnetu, Gojarbai Ramrao Bhamre, Dr. Shirish K Bhansali, Dr. Vinayak Chitale and instituted by Rajebahadur heart foundation. He also received a cash prize of Rs. 10,000 from Johnson and Johnson, Mumbai.

The girl-student of same college Mansi Mayur Gujarathi awarded with 7 gold medals which are given in memory of Shyamrao Alias, Nanasaheb Choudhari, Dr. Kamaltai Deshmukh, late Vijayadevi Phadtare, Dr. Sudhakar Sane, Dr. G J Paranjape and instituted by Krantijyoti Dr. Rakhmabai memorial.

Girish Mahajan informed that note of these students will be taken and information about their secret behind success will also be taken. General secretary of MVP Nilima Pawar was also present for the convocation ceremony.