Editorial Team

Bihar is progressing in various sectors, especially in the field of healthcare and education, and  IIM Bodh Gaya is committed to providing all the expertise to the professionals to work efficiently and form stronger institutions for the long term and sustainable development of the state. In this regard, IIM Bodh Gaya signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the State Health Society, Bihar on 22nd November 2021. The MoU was signed between Dr. Vinita S Sahay, Director, IIM Bodh Gaya and Shri Sanjay Kumar Singh, Executive Director, State Health Society, Bihar, in the presence of Shri Mangal Pandey, Honorable Health Minister, Bihar; Shri Pratyeya Amrit, Additional Chief Secretary, Health Department, Government of Bihar; dignitaries from State Health Society, Bihar and Media representatives.

This MoU is a step towards training the healthcare professionals under the Government of Bihar in leadership, motivation and behavioural aspects of healthcare management. Honourable Minister, Shri Mangal Pandey emphasized that this MoU is a step towards building a long term association between IIM Bodh Gaya and the State Health Society of Bihar to create a world-class healthcare infrastructure in the state. The Institute and the State Health Society share a common goal to improve the health status of rural poor by increasing the awareness level of the people and professionals and are happy in building the capacity of the health workers.

To achieve this goal the first training program was conducted under this MoU from 29th November to 3rd December 2021 and was attended by 20 participants from various locations across the state of Bihar, including the Civil surgeon of Gaya Dr. K K Roy. It was held under the supervision of Dr. Sahay and Dr. Priyavrat Sanyal, Assistant Professor, IIM Bodh Gaya. The event covered topics that demonstrated different facets of management and leadership skills in the field of health care.

Professors of IIM Bodh Gaya delivered lectures and presentations on organizational theory and organizational structure to increase the focus on building stronger and better health institutions. Such collaborations will surely benefit the state in its welfare and the coming time will witness major positive changes in relevant sectors as well.

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