On Friday August 24, 2018, Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS) celebrated its 9th Foundation Day and also witnessed the Academic Inauguration of the PGDM and MMS batches of 2018-2020. The event was graced by Mr. Ashank Desai, Founder and Former Chairman of Mastek Limited.
The audience was welcomed by Dr. N M Kondap, Director General, DSIMS. He apprised the audience about the mission and vision of the institute. He spoke about the journey of DSIMS, from its inception to the present date.. Shri Ashok Ji Saraf, President RSET and Chairman, DSIMS, emphasized the importance of time management and hard work to become successful managers. Dr. Sharad Kumar, Dean Academics and Research, DSIMS, cited some of the academic and non-academic milestones achieved during last academic year 2017-18. He also highlighted various activities and events, held at DSIMS which helped in holistic development of the students.
The Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Ashank Desai then briefed the students about his journey as an entrepreneur and how he converted all his adversities into opportunities. He highlighted upon the importance to have knowledge of the changes happening around us today and to know how to apply that knowledge to the benefit of ourselves and the society. Dr. Sarita Vichore, Associate Dean, concluded the event by proposing vote of thanks.