31.07.11-Common Induction Programme:
The induction programme for the batch of 2011 was held on the 31st of July 2011 at the Vishwabhavan Auditorium. This was a common induction for SLS, SICSR, SSE and SSLA. The chief guest for the day was Shri Ram Jethmalani.
As has been the tradition for all induction programmes, Dr. S B Mujumdar was present to welcome and bless the new students. Also present were Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Dr. Bhushan Patwardhan (Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, SIU), Dr Jyoti Chandiramani (Dean -Humanities, Director- SSE) and Directors and faculty members from various constituent institutes.
The programme commenced with the invocation dance, performed by students of SLS, followed by the auspicious lighting of the lamp. Then the opening speech was given by Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar.Dr.S.B.Mujumdar in his welcome address exhorted the students to not lose track of their goals and make the most of their journey at Symbiosis. The final speech of the day was by Shri Ram Jethmalani, Member of Parliament and Prof. Emeritus, SLS. Shri Jethmalani was at his energetic best and shared various incidences from his life that left everyone in the auditorium with a lot to think about. The programme concluded with thanksgiving by Dr. Jyoti Chandiramani.