The graduation ceremony Samavarthanam– 2015 of the 6th batch (2009-2015) of Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery students of Amrita School of Ayurveda was held at Amritapuri campus on 28th April-2015.
The occasion began with the welcoming of guests by Prof. Vasudevan Nampoothiri, Principal, Amrita School of Ayurveda. Br. Sankara Chaitanya, Medical Director, Amrita School of Ayurveda delivered the presidential address and welcomed the gathering.
Charaka’s Oath (Pratigna) was taken by the all the graduating students which reminded them the ethics in Ayurveda practice and about their duties toward the humanity.
Padma Shri Prof. Darshan Shanker, Vice-Chancellor of Trans-disciplinary University, Bangalore and Mr. Rajiv Vasudevan, founder and CEO, Ayurvaid Hospital, Bangalore were the special guests for this function. Addressing the newly graduated students, Prof. Darshan Shankar urged them to stay up to date with the latest advancements in the field of health care. He also emphasized about the need of integrated approach of medical sciences to combat the present medical crises.
Amrita Life, the Pharmaceutical venture of Mata Amritanandamayi Math, gave cash prizes to the rank holders from the graduating batch.
A total 55 students graduated this year. Prof. R N Tripathy, Vice Principal, Amrita School of Ayurveda, proposed the vote of thanks.