Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Prithviraj Chavan inaugurated the NMIMS Off-Campus centre ‘Mukesh Patel Technology Park' at Shirpur today. Shri Amrish Patel, Honorable Chancellor, NMIMS deemed-to-be university and Dr. Rajan Saxena, Vice Chancellor, NMIMS gave a warm welcome to the chief minister on his arrival at the campus.
The ceremony began with the auspicious lamp being lit by the honorable Chief Minister along with Shri Amrish Patel. The ceremony was held in the presence of dignitaries including Shri Suresh Shetty, (Minister- Public Health & Family Welfare, Maharashtra), Shri Harshwardhan Patil (Minister- Co-operation & Parliamentary Affairs, Maharashtra), Shri. Radhakrushna Vikhe Patil (Minister- Agriculture & Marketing, Maharashtra) Shri Manikrao Gavit (MP & Former Union Minister), Shri Kashiram Pawara (MLA-Shirpur) and Shri Yogesh Bhoye (MLA- Sakri).
Speaking at the ceremony, Shri Prithviraj Chavan said, "I was planning to come here since last two years after taking charge as CM. Today I got this opportunity to see dream of Late Shri. Mukesh Patel turn into realtiy with the efforts of Shri. Amrish Patel. I am very happy to inaugurate this campus today. I have seen many campuses earlier but this kind of campus I have not seen in the whole country. I wish I had studied in such campus as a student. Today, the students are lucky to be present in the era of technology who have the opportunity to explore the world. The economic reform of 1991 has changed the complete scenario of Indian economy."
"Today we face more complex challenges as we are competing with the rest of the world. We need to understand that the global competitive advantage of India lies in its trained human resources. There are constrain in competitive advantage built on the basis of natural resources only. Unfortunately, no Indian university so far has featured in the top 200 universities of the world. Nor do we have any IT product made in India nor have we won Noble prizes. The youth of today can alter these paradigms and India can emerge as Super power"
NMIMS Off Campus Centre Inaugurated
Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Prithviraj Chavan inaugurated the NMIMS Off-Campus centre ‘Mukesh Patel Technology Park' at Shirpur.
NMIMS Off Campus Centre Inaugurated
Shri Prithviraj Chavan Speaking at the ceremony.
Welcoming the chief minister, Dr. Rajan Saxena said, "We started this campus in 2007, which is today, a credible educational set up spread over 50 acres with excellent facilities to enhance community life on campus. We have 1,500 students in the courses of engineering and pharmacy and 100 full time highly qualified faculty members and visiting faculty members from Mumbai and Indore."
Shri Amrish Patel expressing gratitude to the chief minister and the present dignitaries, stated," It is a memorable day for SVKM and NMIMS as well as for the people of Shirpur. NMIMS's Shirpur campus represents a movement of excellence towards higher education in this part of the state. Shirpur campus will not only impart high quality education but will also influence the socio-economic development in northern Maharashtra."
Shri Vile Parle Kelvani Mandal (SVKM) the sponsoring society of NMIMS is a 78 years old society and trust in Mumbai that has bought 50 acres of land at Shirpur for setting up of NMIMS Off-Campus Centre ‘Mukesh Patel Technology Park' on the banks of Tapi River. Mukesh Patel Technology Park is a residential campus that includes School of Technology Management & Engineering and School of Pharmacy and Technology Management and it also oversees the Centre for Textile Functions and Academy of Aviation located at a distance. The campus is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi as an integrated campus.
NMIMS Off-Campus at Shirpur is situated in a green, unpolluted and quiet atmosphere that creates the right ambience to study.
Located in the heart of India's financial capital, Mumbai, SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies is a deemed-to-be university since 2003 and is amongst the nation's prime educational and research institutions. With more than 12,000 students spanning over 50 programs across 8 specialized schools, in its acclaimed journey of 31 years, NMIMS has transformed itself from Mumbai's premier business school established in 1981 to today's most sought after academic community in the country.NMIMS is continuously transcending horizons in training young minds and pioneering solutions to address tomorrow's challenges