Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune a Constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has won the Excellence award in the "Excellence in Creating Employment" category at the 9th FICCI Higher Education Excellence Awards on November 29, 2023.
Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar Pro-Chancellor Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has been awarded the prestigious QIMPRO Gold Standard Award in the Education Category by QIMPRO FOUNDATION for her exemplary contribution in the education sector.
Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro-Chancellor, has been invited to be a member of the prestigious Advisory Group for Analytical and Advisory Work (ASA) of the World Bank.
Symbiosis has been synonymous with quality education for over 50 years. Drawing strength from this trust, ‘Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre’ (SUHRC) was conceived to redefine healthcare in Pune by establishing a new state-of-the-art tertiary care hospital. Our purpose is to provide modern & professional healthcare to the Rural & Urban community equitably.
SUHRC started operations in mid-2019, and boasts a strong team of distinguished healthcare practitioners, qualified nursing and paramedical staff. The Medical team of the hospital comprises doctors who are among the best, all trained in leading hospitals in India and abroad. The hospital has the latest, state-of-the-art technology to assist the doctors. The hospital’s focus is on research and it has collaborated with the existing research centres of the University.
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has been granted the prestigious Dr. Ambedkar Chair under Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Memorial and Museum, Pune by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. A formal MoU Ceremony with the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India was held on 31st March 2023 at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Memorial and Museum, Senapati Bapat Road Campus, Pune.
Symbiosis Society established the Dr. Ambedkar Museum & Memorial in 1997 and this year, we celebrated its silver Jubilee. It houses Dr Ambedkar’s personal belongings, the bed on which he breathed his last and several letters that were written by him. The Memorial honours his beliefs and practices. The Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum & Memorial is visited by his followers and scholars from all across India and even foreign countries. Students from across the globe also get inspired through Dr Ambedkar’s life and thoughts.
Prof. (Dr.) Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar (Founder & President)
Dr. S.B. Mujumdar is the Founder and President of Symbiosis – a multi-national, multi-lingual and multidisciplinary educational complex of repute. A distinguished academician and educationist, he is also the Chancellor of Symbiosis International (Deemed University).
Dr. Mujumdar was born on 31st July 1935 at Gadhinglaj, a Taluka in Kolhapur District in Maharashtra. He had his school education at Gadhinglaj and college education at Kolhapur and Pune. In his Master's Degree (M.Sc.) in Botany, he stood first class first with distinction in Pune University. He obtained his Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Microbiology from Pune University.
He joined Fergusson College, Pune as Professor and Head of Department in Botany which position he held for 20 years. He was a recognized post graduate teacher and a guide for Ph.D. students. He was a member of the Pune University's Executive Council, the Senate, Academic Council (for 14 years) and Chairman of the Board of Studies in Botany (for 9 years). He was also I.C.C.R's Foreign Academic Advisor in Pune University (for 7 years). He has published over 50 original research articles in several national and international scientific journals. He has authored several books on Life Sciences and has contributed over 200 articles on Science, Education and Youth Development. He has also been the Chairman of the Educational Wing of FICCI in 2005-2006.