IARC signs MOU with Symbiosis International University, Pune.

IARC and Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen academic collaboration between the two.

The ceremony took place at the SIU main campus, Pune on 23rd April, 2022.


In the picture: GS-IARC and Dr. M.S. Shejul (Hon. Registrar, SIU) at MOU signing ceremony.


Padmashree, Padmabhushan Dr. S. B. Mujumdar- the Hon. Chancellor of SIU, Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar- the Pro-Chancellor, Dr. Rajani Gupte- the Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar- the Dean of FOHS, Dr. M. S. Shejul- the Registrar of SIU, and Dr. Sammitha Jadhav- the Deputy Director of SIHS were present at the event.


In the picture: In the PIC from Left: GS IARC, Dr Rajani Gupte (Hon. Vice-Chancellor - SIU), Dr Vidya Yeravdekar (Hon.Pro-Chancellor, SIU), Dr Sammitha Jadhav (Deputy Director, SIHS-SIU), Dr Manjush Karthika (Chair, Indian Academy of RC, IARC), Ms Sanjivani Maral (AHS-Coordinator-SIHS), Ms Vaishnavi Deshmukh (In-charge Respiratory Care- SIU)


The IARC delegation included General Secretary Mr. Jithin K Sree, Dr. Manjush Karthika, and Ms. Madhuragauri Shevade with the Student and Faculty members of FOHS.

The MoU between IARC and SIU will serve as the foundation for the revision and enhancement of Respiratory Therapy and Allied Healthcare programs, Collaborative Research, Faculty and Student Development Programs, and more.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, SIU Chancellor and President, Professor Dr. S B Mujumdar, expressed high spirit over the consummation of a formal operational framework and working relationship between two important stakeholders in the Allied Healthcare education in the country. Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar, the Dean of FOHS said this “long overdue” partnership will be mutually rewarding for the students, faculty, and staff of the university at large. In his statement at the ceremony, Dr. Rajiv thanked the IARC administrators and faculty of SIHS for the milestone reached and promised to set up a team to ensure the immediate actualization of provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding.


In the picture:  MOU Exchange Ceremony in the presence of Dr Rajiv Yeravdekar, Dean- Faculty of Health Sciences, SIHS-SIU


In the picture: Ms. Madhuragauri Shevade, Vice President- IARC, GS-IARC, Dr. M S Shejul, Hon. Registrar-SIU, Dr. Sammitha Jadhav Deputy Director SIHS, Ms. Sanjivani Maral-SIHS.


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In pursuit of this mission, our primary goals include:

  1. Foster the practice of Respiratory Therapy of high caliber, with compassion for the relief of suffering of those with a variety of respiratory ailments, within and outside the intensive care units.

  2. Promoting high quality formal training in institutions that have the necessary infrastructure.

  3. Facilitate continuing education by holding conferences, meetings, workshops etc. to hone the skills of the practicing Respiratory Therapists.

  4. Engage in advocacy for the promotion of the field of respiratory therapy within the medical fraternity, with the various governmental/statutory bodies and the public.

  5. Unite and enlist respiratory therapists of India as members of the association and solicit their support to achieve the objectives of the association.