Alumni Meet 2019

The All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society’s (AISSMS) College of Pharmacy conducted its annual Alumni Meet 2019 on 23rd February, 2019. The symbiotic event was conducted by the AISSMS Pharma Graduates Association (APGA). In total more than 80 alumni, final year B. Pharm and S.Y. M. Pharm., whole APGA team, support staff and teaching staff graced the alumni Meet 2019. APGA President – Mr. Rahul Landge briefed about the various activities organized through the team APGA, APGA advisor – Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari welcomed the alumni and briefed about the achievements of the college. The Principal Dr. Ashwini Madgulkar, welcomes, appreciated the progress and growth of senior alumni (having more than 15 years of experience in different specialties of pharma profession.
The event kicked off with a dance performance of Ganesh Vandana, performed by students. It was followed by the APGA president’s message and the unveiling of the APGA Bulletin (magazine) with the hands of all distinguished alumni, APGA president, vice president, advisor and principal .The APGA Bulletin include information about all the events and activities carried out by APGA throughout the year. Ms. Mrunali Nandanwar, Ms. Pranoti Bharati and Dr.Sachin Tembhurne took relentless efforts to bring the APGA Bulletin in to reality. To commemorate the hardwork and dedication shown by the APGA members throughout the year, APGA working committee members were awarded certificates of appreciation at the hands of the all distinguished alumni.
A vote of thanks was then given by the Vice President of APGA. Following this, a highly interactive session was conducted where the current students bombarded the alumni with questions regarding the career opportunities present in the field. Following Senior Alumni – Mr. Yogesh Babrekar, Ms. Geetanjali Kannur Bhave, Mr. Girlish Shinde, Mr. Pravin Langare, Adv. Satish Adsul, Mr. Mahesh Lolage, Mr. Abhilash Ghanwat, Mr. Pritesh Shah, Mr. Nilesh Mirajkar, Mr. Rahul Chordia, Mr. Shubham Mulange, Mr. Advay Rajhans, Mr. Santosh Mane, Mr. Pradeep Abhang, Mr. Ajay Sarda, Mr.Yogesh Raibagl, Ms.Neerja Sathe and Mr. Nitin Wable guided during career discussion forum.
The stalwart alumni in their respective fields; eagerly shared their experiences and expertise with the students and provided tips and tricks one should know to survive out there in the big-bad world. The session proved to be a very fruitful, with all the students benefiting from it. Lastly, all the alumni, teaching and non-teaching staff, and students were invited for dinner where the students got an opportunity to interact with the alumni one on one over a plate of delicious food.
Everyone was very happy to witness the awesome decoration and it wont be wrong to share the very good feedback we have received about the quality of the dinner menu.
In all, the event was a grand success with the students gaining valuable insights about the Pharma industry which would surely help them in their professional careers while the alumni got a chance to revisit their Alma Mater and relive their college days by recalling their fond memories.
Lastly APGA Advisor Dr. Shashikant V.Bhandari and Principal Dr. Ashwini R.Madgulkar, teachers, support staff appreciated the team APGA for the best possible efforts to make the Alumni Meet a Grand successful event.