The annual alumni meet of IPNUAA (Institute of Pharmacy Nirma University Alumni Association) held on Jan 26, 2020 was attended by more than 95 alumni members. Prof Manjunath Ghate, Director, Institute of Pharmacy and President, IPNUAA welcomed the alumni members and shared the new initiatives at the institute. Dr Dhaivat C Parikh, Vice President, IPNUAA shared updates on Alumni Association activities at Institute level, as well as encouraged alumni members for active participation and to enhance the alumni networking. Alumni members in turn shared their experiences and revived their college days. Entertaining One-Minute Games and Photo booths were arranged as a part of interaction during tea time.
As part of the institute’s Silver Jubilee Celebrations, the Nirma Institute of Technology Alumni Association (NITAA) organised an annual get-together and a general meeting of its alumni on Jan 4, 2020. Over 1500 alumni and their family members, faculty, staff and the students were present at the event. Engaging games and cultural activities were enjoyed by all. There was also a cricket match between the Alumni team and the Faculty team where the Nirma University faculty team emerged as the winners.
Institute of Science held its annual alumni meet on Feb 29, 2020. Prof Dalai, Director, Institute of Science addressed the alumni and updated them regarding the progress of the institute. An interactive session for faculty, current students and alumni was also arranged followed by a cultural programme. The General Body Meeting of the alumni association was held to discuss scope of strengthening the alumni activities at the institute. Around 35 alumni members attended the meet.
Mr Dweep Sabapara, alumni of Mechanical Engineering Department, Institute of Technology secured All India Rank-9 (Top in Gujarat State) in the Indian Engineering Service, 2019 Examination (in Mechanical Engineering) conducted by UPSC.
Pratidhwani – The Alumni Conclave of Institute of Management was held on Feb 1, 2020. The theme for the year was “The Road Not Taken” encompassing how one is always faced with choices, to decide upon something that will make a difference in one’s life. The conclave witnessed eminent alumni from various industrial domains who shared their learnings and experiences with the current students. The invited speakers for the conclave included Mr Abbey Thomas (Associate Director, Kellogg), Mr Anubhav Sood (Client Relationship Manager, Amazon), Ms Aastha Tatia (Life Coach), Mr Thomas Mampilly (HR business partner, Wells Fargo), Ms Priyatna Basu (Ex Vice President, Yes Bank), Ms Akanksha Bumb (Co-founder & COO , F5 escapes), Mr Anurag Kabra (Co-founder, Pegasus), Mr Dhruvil Patel (Director, BPC projects and Infrastructure), Mr Parth Das (Associate Director, SAP), Mr Manupratap Solanki (Innovation Manager, HUL ) , Ms Charul Mohta (Lead business analyst, CGI), and Mr Rajesh Hudda (Vice President, Syntex).