The Lotus College of Optometry, Mumbai celebrated its Xth Convocation ceremony on December 2, 2013.
After lighting the ceremonial lamp, Mrs. Anahita Dastur, delivered the welcome address. She gave a brief overview of the activities conducted by the college over the year and highlighted the achievements in the last academic year giving details about developing human resources to serve eye care needs for India , developing specialized eye care clinics, about research and contribution to public health services.
The welcome address was followed by the felicitation of Dr. Nerges Mistry who then delivered the convocation address. She is a well-known researcher and academician in the area of public health and used her experience of motivating ASHA workers to inspire the young graduates.
The Dr.Kankaria scholarship of Rs.25,000/- was given two students Kshama Shah and Khushboo for their all rounded performance during the four academic years.
Lotus College graduated 17 bachelors and7 post graduates in the year 2013. Mr.Fakhruddin Barodawala was awarded as the best out going student for the Master’s batch for the year 2013.
The convocation ceremony concluded with vote of thanks by Ms.Hiral Korani. The ceremony was a well-attended function by several dignitaries from the ophthalmic and optometric fraternities, graduating students and parents.