DVH IMSR – Report of Alumni Meet – 2015
DVH IMSR, Dharwad organized its first Alumni Meet for the first three batches of the alumni on 4th October 2015. All the alumni were approached through Email, Facebook, phones and What’s App and also many of the alumni played active role in contacting their batch mates and others. The Meet was attended by more than 25 alumni of batches that graduated in year 2010 (First Graduating Batch) to 2012(third batch).
The event began with invocation song by Sanket, Shrinidhi, Vidyashree, Neha, The Director of KLS IMER, Belagavi, Dr. Purushottam Bung, was the Chief Guest of the inaugural function of the Alumni Meet. Addressing the Inaugural function Director, Dr. H.N.Shivaprasad, welcomed the President of the function Dr.N.Vajrakumar, Chief Guest and Guest of Honour Dr. Ajith Prasad, Alumni and students. He said that Alumni are the brand ambassadors of the Institution and a very vibrant relationship must be established and nurtured. The Chief Guest, Dr. Purushottam Bung, called upon the alumni to contribute to the development of DVH IMSR. Dr. C.S. Rajagopal, the first director of DVHIMSR addressed the alumni through a video message; it was really very touching to see the video message of him being shown in the inaugural function.
It was a great pleasure to know about their accomplishments in professional lives. Most of them were visiting their Alma Mater for the first time since their graduation, and naturally were thrilled to be back in the campus again.
The general Body meeting of the Alumni Association was held in afternoon in the Placement room of Institute. In this meeting, Director, Dean (Academics), Placement Officer participated. A new Executive body of Alumni Association was formed. It was also decided to create an Alumni Fund to provide scholarships to the needy students. The Director apprised the Alumni about the recent progress of DVHIMSR and sought their assistance in providing better training/education to students. Many of the Alumni expressed their willingness to help the Institute in training, placement, development of modern facilities and delivery of ‘corporate series guest talks’ in emerging areas of management.
The evening was devoted to recreation through cultural activity. The current batch students of DVH IMSR brightened the evening by showcasing their talent in various cultural programs. The audience was electrified and glued to their chairs in few and they sang and danced along with some of the performances. A melodious song was sung by Chaitra S and Yashashri K, a beautiful performance of Bharatnatyam dance by Sunita, a Kathak dance by Shrinidhi mesmerized the audience. A humorous skit by Vinayak , Amit, Vishal, Pavan, Shashikumar, Santosh Kumar G made audience fall off their chairs. A Group Dance by Yashashri K, Radhika G, Shruti T, Aishwarya E, Tejaswini S and Deepa A, Group dance also by Sanket D, Pavan J, Vishal H on bollywood songs collection entertained the audience. The program was hosted well by Vidyashree and Shambavi who kept the audience wanting for more.
The alumni cherished their days in such events in their good old time at the institute and participated whole heartedly in the cultural program, the alumni sportingly participated in few. A Mimicry by Sameer Purohit was unbelievable especially the mimicry of Donald duck, the background score of some Kannada movies, he also mimicked on both Rajkumar of Hindi and Kannada fame. Pradeep Dixit hypnotized the audience with the song he sang from Sarfarosh (Zindagi Maut Na Ban Jaye ), Shripriya captured the audience with her melodious voice on the song Wada raha, Rashmi captivated the audience with her Odissi song, Rafia rocked the audience with her dance moves on the Tattoo song. In all, the ambience was electric with both the alumni and the current batch students participating and dancing in the cultural event.
Feedback was also collected from alumni regarding the organizing future Alumni Meet and their suggestions were sought for improvement in professional training at DVHIMSR. The Alumni Meet closed on a very emotional note and everyone appreciated the efforts by the DVHIMSR students in organizing the meet for the first time. Everyone departed with the resolve to visit again and spread the message amongst all who could not visit this time.
Report prepared by-
Mr. Sachin, Dr. H.N.Shivaprasad, Prof. Pooja Ainapur and Prof. Vinod Basupattad