The Maiden Convocation Ceremony of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University) was held on 16th January 2010 with fervor and enthusiasm, which was one of the important milestone in the History of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University). Hon’ble Shri. Gulam Nabi Azad, Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, grace the occasion as a Chief Guest. The robbing of the Hon’ble Chief Guest, Hon’ble Chancellor and Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor was done and then the Hon’ble Chief Guest, Hon’ble Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Board of Management went to the Auditorium which was the venue of the Convocation Ceremony in a procession.
The Registrar, Dr.R.M.Borle, lead the procession holding the University “Mandand” in his hand. The Convocation ceremony started with University song composed and sung by the students of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University) and Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Ved Prakash Mishra, gave the introductory address. Hon’ble Chancellor, granted permission to confer the degrees to the Post Graduate students of Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry and Management of Hospital Administration and also conferment of models and prizes to the meritorious students. In all 53 students from Faculty of Medicine, 31 students from Faculty of Dentistry and Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, 82 students were conferred degrees and 16 students from the Faculty of Medicine were given Medals and Prizes. Hon’ble Chancellor, announced 02 prizes, 01 for topper in the subject of Community Dentistry in the Faculty of Dentistry and 01 for topper in MHA and accordingly 02 students from the Faculty of Dentistry and 01 student from MHA were given cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- each.
Hon’ble Shri. Gulam Nabi Azad, Chief Guest, delivered Convocation address. The address was full of appreciation for the various academic, achievements and services ventures undertaken by Datta Meghe Institution of Medical Sciences (Deemed University). Similarly the Government of India planning towards the rural health and medical education was spelt out by the Hon’ble Chief Guest. A scheme of 3 ½ years course for Medical doctors to serve the rural population was explained by the Hon’ble Chief Guest.
The Convocation ceremony concluded with National anthem and the Hon’ble Chief Guest, Hon’ble Chancellor, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor and Board of Management left the Auditorium in a procession.