SVIMS and SVU ink MoU
Pact for developing teaching and research activities Tirupati: Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS) and Sri Venkateswara...
Pact for developing teaching and research activities Tirupati: Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS) and Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on Thursday on the occasion of SVIMS' foundation day. Former Chief Minister late NT Rama Rao had laid the foundation stone to SVIMS on April 18, 1986 aimed at providing super specialty medical services to poor patients at nominal costs. To mark this prestigious moment, SVIMS Director Dr Vengamma joined hands with SVU for various development activities. Dr Vengamma and SVU Vice-Chancellor Prof W Rajendra exchanged MoU documents in the presence of the staff. The MoU facilitates the joint participation in development of teaching, training and research activities. These two institutions agreed upon that the committees identified for this purpose would meet regularly to oversee the progress of implementation of the MoU. As per the MoU, these two institutions will have collaborative work in life sciences departments like Zoology, Botany, Micro Biology, Anthropology, Biochemistry and Virology. On behalf of SVU, a committee was formed headed by Vice-Chancellor Rajendra, Head of Department of Virology Dr DVR Saigopal, SVU Dean Prof P Srinivasulu Reddy, Principal of SVU College of Sciences Prof A Papa Rao, and honorary Director, NAAC Prof DC Reddy. Dr Vengamma will lead the SVIMS team comprising Dean Dr D Rajasekhar, Registrar Dr T Srinivasa Rao, Head of Department of Biochemistry Dr PVLN Srinivasa Rao, Head of Department of Medicine Dr Alladi Mohan, Head of Department of Microbiology Dr Abhijith Choudary, and Head of Department of Endocrinology Dr Alok Sachan.