Since the bifurcation of state the importance of Alumni Association in Institution development has come to the fore.
On the “Republic day”, 26th of January 2015, at the requests of all Former Alumni Presidents and the SVMC Principal Dr. Ramesh Nath Lingutla has shouldered the responsibility as “President of the SVMC Alumni Association”.
He has galvanized the Association by bringing together all those interested in contributing to the development of Alma Mater. He had organised numerous events and programs in the campus of mother’s Medical Institute.
For Dr. Lingutla’s hard work, dedication, commitment, persuasion and perseverance for the two and half years in beginning in getting the land sanctioned by the A.P Government through a G.O and for his untiring and restless work in constructing the Alumni building he was showered with number of titles like “Untiring Warrier”, Pattu Vadalani Vikramarkudu”, “Bhageeratha of SVMC”, “History Maker”, “Real Hero”, “One Man Army”, “Ajatha Sathruvu”, and many more by the members of the alumni association including many NRI doctors.
As a President of the SVMC Alumni Association, Dr Ramesh has tirelessly worked towards building a strong association and organised numerous events and programs in the campus of mother’s medical institute.
As president of the alumni association of his alma mater – SVMC, Dr Ramesh Nath’s vision was to have a grand alumni building on the college campus. During Golden Jubilee celebrations they raised INR 50 Lakh towards the construction of the building. NRI Dr.Prem Reddy assured him of his generous contribution.
However, it took Dr Ramesh Nath two and a half years of relentless persuasion and repeated visits to the concerned officials and Health Minister before he could secure the Government Order to get a land sanctioned and start the construction work. His perseverance and tireless efforts have finally led to the construction of the building.
He was showered with titles like “Untiring Warrior”, “Pattu Vadalani Vikramarkudu”, “Ajata Satruvu” and many more by other members of the association including renowned NRI doctors.
Shouldered responsibilities as President of the SVMC Alumni Association and organised the Republic Day celebrations of 2015.
As the President of SVMC Alumni Association, Dr Ramesh presided over the 2015 Graduation Ceremony of SVMC outgoing batch. He inspired the fresh graduates by telling them to pursue their dreams fearlessly and not wait for opportunities to come to them. He invoked the examples of Swami Vivekananda and Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and how their lives serve as ideals for all. He emphasised on the ‘service’ aspect of medicine and how the young doctors should always strive to serve humanity.
Amongst many great Leaders, Warriors, Teachers, Saints and Scientists Dr.Lingutla adores two (2) in particular, one is Sri.Swami Vivekananda and another one is our great missile man Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Always he keeps telling to the youth and students about these two great human beings to inspire and motivate them.
As such even thou Dr. Lingutla was far away at the time of the demise of Dr. Abdul Kalam he could not resist to come away immediately and arrange a “Condolence Meeting” in mother’s Medical Institute.
On the 56th Foundation Day of SVMC, Dr Ramesh Nath was invited to preside over the function where he had a heart-to-heart conversation with the students. He spoke about studying medicine was a boon and that it was a golden opportunity that students must make the most use of.
On this day also, MLA had inaugurated Dr S.L Sagar Memorial Medical Education Unit in Ruia Children’s Hospital.
Conducted an anti-ragging drive on campus to make students aware of the ill-effects of ragging.
Inauguration of the Model Rural Health Research Unit – the only one of its kind in the state – which was possible because of the relentless efforts of Dr Ramesh Nath in pursuing the then Chief Minister.
Organised the 2016 Republic Day and conducted a tree plantation drive.
As a guest speaker on the Graduation Day of 2016 Dr Ramesh Nath motivated the graduates to treat medicine as service and never deter from that goal.
With his concerted efforts, Dr Ramesh Nath brought the different Telugu associations like TANA, NATA, ATA and NATS on to a single forum and requested them to collectively work towards the development of their own villages in India – something that was never possible earlier.
Organised a tree plantation drive in SVMC grounds wiith Health Minister Sri. Kamineni Srinivas Garu and Forest Minister Sri. Bojjala Gopala Krishna Reddy Garu.
On the occasion of 57th Foundation Day, Dr Ramesh Nath advised students not just stick to theories taught in class but focus on acquiring and staying up to date with the latest medical technologies in the world. He urged students never to forget their mother tongue and work towards propagating its greatness.
As part and Lead of the Cheyutha program helped to raise INR 4 Lakh towards social service.
Organised the first annual conference which was a two-day event and saw the participation of many delegates and Health Minister.
The theme for Day 1 was Family Health and Day 2 was Community Medicine. The grand success of the event ensured its continuation in the years to come.
Helping NATA team in NATA Seva days.