Manipal, March, 2021.
Shri M M Bhagwatreceived by Dr Ranjan Pai, President MAHE &Chairman Manipal Education & Medical Group, Bengaluru and later was welcomed by Dr H S Ballal, Pro-Chancellor MAHE at administrative building of MAHE and interacted with the top management of MAHE on March 1, 2021. The Vice-Chancellor Lt Gen (Dr) M D Venkatesh gave him an overview of MAHE and the future plans in the presence of Dr Ranjan Pai, Dr HS Ballal and other dignitaries. He visited the Manipal Destination – experience theatre, and various academic and research facilities of MAHE. Shri Bhagwat ji also interacted with the faculty members of MAHE during his visit.
Shri Bhagwat ji has expressed his deep sense of appreciation to MAHE for its significant contribution towards Higher Education, Healthcare, Research and Social activities. Adrressing the people at MAHE, he said, “ It was heartening to see that all the necessary elements required to strengthen the foundation of Indian education and student life are present at MAHE campus. To make India AtmaNirbhar, the kind of goodness, self confidence, intent to serve the people, respecting elders is required and Iam happy to witness that all these essential elements are all being practiced and implemented at MAHE . Infact according to me MAHE has become a role model for other institutions to follow all the best practices in Education towards buildingastrong future for students.”
Shri Bhagwat ji visited the Museum of Anatomy and Pathology (MAP) of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and inaugurated the Digitization process of MAP on March 2, 2021. The museum is a popular destination in coastal Karnataka for educational trips of schools and colleges. It has 3000+ specimens of different parts of the Human Body. The digitisation process is an interdisciplinary activity being carried out by the faculty of Anatomy department, Manipal Institute of Communication and the IT department. In the first phase of digitisation 100 core specimens have been taken. Shri Bhagwat Ji deeply impressed with the MAP and mentioned,“This museum is most instructive, laboriously collected and meticulously maintained. Now, I know why medical students from India and aboard speak about MAHE and its exceptional Infrastructure & Museum”. This new digitisation effort will help the students of health sciences across the nation to study Anatomy in a detailed fashion, free of cost. It is an initiative of MAHE which is truly “Vocal for Local”.