BPT Orientation Program
This year with immense pleasure BITS Edu Campus announced the commencement of first year batch of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) course. The Orientation Program for the first year students was held on Monday, 25th August and saw various dignitaries welcoming the freshers. With around 35 entrants, in the very first year of commencement of the course, the program was a success. The orientation ceremony was attended by the new entrants and their parents.
Orientation is a required program for all incoming first-year students. It is designed to help you make a smooth transition from high school to college.
It was a 3 hours program, which began at approximately 10:30 am with the reporting and welcoming of the new students by applying Tilak on forehead and distributing chocolates. The parents and the new entrants were offered the college brochure and a copy of first year syllabus, which gave basic information about the glorious history of the institute and college activities, infrastructure, facilities, guidelines etc.
The chief guest of the orientation program was Dr. Rajeev Shah, a leading Orthopedic Surgeon in Vadodara, with an experience of more than 25 years. He is also one of the Directors of Global Group of Hospitals, Vadodara. The other dignitaries who graced the occasion were Jt. Managing Trustee Mrs. Kamalben J. Patel madam, Director BITS Edu Campus Mr. S.K. Patel sir, Assistant Registrar BITS Edu Campus Ms. Nirali Rathod madam, Principal (BIP) Dr. Vandana Patel madam, Vice Principal (BIT) Dr. Pallavi Agarwal madam, Prof. Mukund Teredesai sir (EC Dept.) and Principal (Institute of Physiotherapy) Dr. Mehul Jadav sir.
Dr. Ajita Misra (Lecturer) welcomed the dignitaries and the audience. The dignitaries were invited to light the Ceremonial Lamp and take their seat on the stage.
The various dignitaries were felicitated with bouquets. This was followed by a brief introduction about the Institute by Dr. Ajita Misra. Subsequently the chief guest Dr. Rajeev shah sir was invited to the dice to share his views about Physiotherapy. He beautifully encapsulated the entire meaning and importance of Physiotherapy in very few words and motivated the students by saying; “Physiotherapy is a vast field that needs to be explored and experimented with. It has a lot of scope in all streams of medical science. The new generation should try and think beyond the old and traditional techniques and come up with treatments that are new and have more rewarding results”.
Hon’ble Chairman Sir Shri. J.D. Patel sir had sent a message for the students which was delivered by Dr. Mehul Jadav. In his message with firm resolution he had stated that;
” The institute aims at molding each one of you into expert Physiotherapists who will provide state of art services to the society. We also ensure quality education and facilities to all the students of our college. Together we can aspire to take the profession of Physiotherapy to new heights.”
Finally the program was concluded by a Vote of Thanks by Dr. Sarfraznawaz Shah. This was followed by a tour of the institute for students and their parents and lunch which was organized by the college in the cafeteria.