Foundation Day Lecture 2012
Founder and Chairman, Narayana Hrudayalaya group of hospitals Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty opined that the health sector would drive the world economy in future. Delivering the Foundation Day Lecture at the campus on July 21, 2012, he advised the students to consider the growth factor of any industry before opting for their career. Health sector is one among them with a size of $ 2.5 Trillion, which is second after agro industry in India. Earlier Dr. D.Veerendra Heggade, Chairman, SDM Educational Trust, in his speech extolled Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty for initiatingYashaswini Scheme by which lakhs of farmers from rural region could be able to avail medical care in the State.
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, welcomed the gathering and shared the journey of SDMIMD from 1993. Dr. H.Gayathri, Dean Administration, introduced Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty to the audience. Prof. M.R. Suresh proposed the vote of thanks. The lecture was followed by the question and answers session which was interactive, informative and illustrative.