On 30th January 2016 at D.Y.Patil Auditorium, 780 people consisting of  healthcare professionals, medical and non- medical students gathered to be a part of “India 2020 – 7th National Conference on Health & Hospital Management and 3rd National Conference on Banking & Insurance.” The mega event hosted by the D.Y.Patil University School  of Management that focused on the opportunities and challenges in the healthcare and banking industries.
The event was inaugurated, by the imminent personalities like; Dr. Gustad Daver, Medical Director of H.N Reliance Hospital, Mr. Joy Chakraborty, COO Hinduja Hospital, , Mr. Pravin Bhansal, President Project  Finance DHFL, Dr. Sanjay Oak, Honorable Vice Chancellor of Dr. D.Y.Patil University , Dr. R. Gopal, Director, D. Y. Patil  University  School of Management, Dr. Nitin Sippy, Associate Professor- Health and Hospital Management and Mr.Mangesh Jadhav, Assistant Professor -Banking and Insurance.
Dr Vijay D Patil said “ Healthcare is not only a unique service sector,  but also a recession proof industry. Patient first  should be the core value of any healthcare organization. Hospital management plays a key role in the implementation of these values ”.
Dr Ajeenkya D Y Patil said, “The healthcare sector  is being witnessed a drastic growth & rapid change . The spur of single specialty centers has increased the demand supply gap of quality manpower in healthcare & hospital management. This conference shall facilitate the upliftment of all stakeholders ” .
Dr R. Gopal, Director, D. Y. Patil  University  School of Management, commented  “ India is shining on the global map & progressing fast . Healthcare & Banking are the two strong pillars for any nation to grow. Both these management sectors will create huge job opportunities by the year 2020. Thus , as a school of management, we decided to educate the young Indians about the career opportunities  & challenges in both these areas. “
Dr. Sanjay Oak, Honorable Vice Chancellor of D. Y. Patil  University said, “Today hospital not only needs medical professionals, but they need managers and leaders to maintain that equilibrium that healthcare system requires. Hundreds of you sitting in this room are going to play a pivotal role, by contributing in the various facets of this industry.” Dr. Oak also mentioned the legal challenges faced by healthcare industry that at times acts as a hurdle and keeps the needy patients at bay from a good healthcare facility.
In the inaugural address, Dr. Daver said, “We need leaders in our industry that can come  up with innovative ways, with a reckoning force of passion and agility to bridge up the gap between people and healthcare system.” Dr. Daver also spoke on the various aspects of Cadaver donation and it’s importance that gave the aspiring medical attendees a new lesson of learning. He also  mentioned that “Mrs Nita Ambani was supposed to be the Chief Guest for today’s conference.  But on account of some unavoidable and urgent meeting,  she nominated me for the conference.  She has passed her best regards to the conference and to the School of Management “.
Mr. Joy Chakrobarthy, COO Hinduja Hospital emphasized on the required skilled sets of the healthcare industry, by stating ” With the growing at rate of 12% annually, the healthcare industry requires managers, who are well accomplished with the knowledge of hospital business.”
With the increasing pace how various industries are linked to each other, for doing a better business has played an important role and going to be the crux in upcoming years.
Mr. Pravin Bhansal, President Project Finance DHFL said, ” Today, with technology on a go click has opened several doors for the aspiring students like you, to make a fruitful career in Banking and Insurance industry.
Followed  by the key notes from the distinguised guest, the other half of the conference focused on a panel discussion led, by the eminent leaders of healthcare and banking industry, to widen the horizons of students career choice.
The banking and insurance panel was monitored by Dr. R. Gopal, Director of D.Y.Patil University, along with Mr. Deepak Pande, Sr. Vice President, Axis Bank, Ms. Apeksha M, Vice President, SBi Capital, Mr. Akshay Kakde, Asst. Vice President, Credit Suisse and Mr. Vikas Patil, Asst. Vice President, Axis Bank. The variant  fields in the banking and insurance sector were the key highlights of the panel discusion.
The healthcare  panelist included the big names like; Dr. Rajendra Patankar, COO, Nanavati Hospital, Dr. Sameer Khan, CEO, Suasth Healthcare, Dr. Anupam Karmakar, COO, Guru Nanak Hospital and Dr. Nitin Sippy, Associate Professor, . – Health and Hospital Management . The panelist addressed the opportunities and challenges faced in the healthcare industry, and also educated hundreds of students regarding the skill sets and frame of mind that recruiters in the healthcare industry look for.
Apart from the talks related to the opportunities and challenges in healthcare and banking industry, the conference also had exciting and rewarding activities for students like; Lucky Draw which was the most forging part of the conference that drives a huge enthusiasm among the crowd.
Dr Sunil Surte , Administration Head, D Y Patil University School of Management said “ I thank all the delegates for the continuous & consistent support in the success of the conference. The entire organizing team has planned  & implemented the minutest details well in advance.”
The last part of the conference had an Intercollegiate debate. Where colleges like TML Nursing and Dental, Fortis Nursing, Bharti Nursing and Dental, Khalsa college and other 20 colleges took part. After healthy 3 rounds of debate, Khalsa College emerged as the ultimate winner. The winning team was awarded a trophy and cash prize of Rs 5,000.
With an everest success , the organizing committee promised a more grand event next year.
Related Article:-  http://www.financialexpress.com/article/healthcare/happening-now/dy-patil-university-of-management-hosts-conference-on-health-and-hospital-management/205863/
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4 lighting the lamp

Lighting the Lamp

6 on the dias

On the dias

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Inauguration

9 welcoming dr davar

welcoming Dr. Davar

10 Alpha doing corporate present

Ms.Alpha Lokande Giving Corporate Preesentation

12 dr oak address

Dr. Sanjay Oak Addressing

13 felicitating dr oak

Dr.Gopal felicitating Dr. Sanjay Oak(Vice chancellor, DY Patil University)

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Dr. Davar addressing

18. Dr. Joy Chowdhary address

Dr. Joy Chowdhary addressing

20 Banking Panel Disc

Banking Panel Discussion

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Hospitality Panel Discussion

24. The debate

The debate

26.  Banking debate winners

Banking debate winners

27 Healthcare debate winners

Healthcare debate winners

28 Mohammed and Swapnil Alumni address

Alumni Speak