Government Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur
Government Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur has unveiled one of its kind blended learning classroom and Innovation Council Incubation Center. Both these projects were inaugurated by Honourable Dr. Ajeet Gopchade, Management Council Member at MUHS, Nashik on 29th December, 2022. Major focus of this initiative is to create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem and create a platform for students to help them build startups. Blended learning classroom is the innovative idea of visionary dean Dr. Abhay Datarkar which allows students to actively involve and be part in teaching learning process. Under the leadership of dean Dr. Abhay Datarkar, Institute is heading towards participating in Atal Ranking of Institutions on innovation achievements framework. This initiative will establish a function ecosystem for scouting ideas and pre-incubation of ideas helping students to develop better cognitive ability. The Institute will organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.
Chief guest Dr. Ajeet Gopchade was captivated to see the blended learning classroom and also the innovative projects displayed by the students in the incubation center. The institute has created an Innovation portal to highlight innovative projects carried out by Institution’s faculty and students. In his speech Dr. Gopchade appreciated the efforts of Dr. Abhay Datarkar to leverage the innovation in higher education raising the Institute to match with global standards.
Dr. Vinky Rughwani, President of Thalassemia Society of Central India and Dr. Ravi Vairagade were the guests of honour for this programme. Vice deans Dr. Wasundhara Bhad and Dr. Mangesh Phadnaik extended their guidance and support for organizing this event. Staff members Dr. Santosh Chavan and Dr. Jyoti Manchanda worked hard to make this programme a great success.