Hyderabad, July 4, 2018: Prof. A. Sreeram, Director, Student Affairs, GITAM Hyderabad said that the management of GITAM spares no expense or effort in providing the best facilities for its students.  He participated as chief guest in the orientation program of the second batch students of School of Pharmacy, GITAM Hyderabad was conducted on July 03, 2018 in Kinnera Hall. He advised the students to participate well in all curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, and to practice punctuality, sincerity, and simplicity.

The program started with the traditional lamp lighting ceremony. The welcome address was given to Dr. G. Shiva Kumar, Principal, GITAM School of Pharmacy. D.V.V.S.R. Varma, Resident Director, GITAM University, addressed the students about the university and assured them of a bright future. Prof. G.A. Rama Rao, Principal, School of Science welcomed the B.Pharm students and explained the importance of Pharmacy education in the society.

Lighting of the lamp to inaugurate the orientation programme

Thereafter, a motivation lecture was delivered by Mr. Praveen, Manager, Technical Training Centre, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Hyderabad. He explained to the students about the importance of setting goals and having the right zeal and passion to achieve those goals. Following this, the students were taken for a campus visit by the senior batch students and faculty members.

Prof G S Kumar &Prof A Sreeram   interacting with new students

In the post-lunch session, a presentation was given by Dr. Rakesh Barik, Assistant Professor, about GITAM School of Pharmacy, its inception, faculty members and the various activities performed till date. This was followed by another motivational talk by Ms. Vaishali Yadi, Senior Manager, Biological Evans Ltd., Hyderabad. She elaborated on the various career options for a Pharmacy student. The program concluded with the National anthem.