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Report of EviGenCHIP Workshop 2014 - 2015

Date: 12th and 13th June, 2014.

Batch: Ahir Summy Batch

Venue: Auditorium, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth.


            A 2 day workshop on EviGenCHIP was held for Ahir Summy batch on the 12th and 13th of June, 2014 at the auditorium of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth. A total of 25 faculties and 110 students participated in the workshop.

            The workshop began with the registration of the faculty and delegates. The first session was on the introduction to the concept of EviGenCHIP by Dr. Niraj Pandit. This was followed by a talk on what are the different issues which can be called a problem and worked upon. This session was conducted by Dr. Lakhan Kataria.

            After tea break it was time for the first group activity by the delegates, guided by the faculty. The students were divided into 5 groups, each group being mentored by 6 faculty. The list of groups and their faculty is attached as Annexure 1.

            The first post lunch session was on how the identified problem can be refined into a research topic and how contemporary literature can be assessed and searched for relevant references to the problem at hand. This session was taken by Dr. Ajay George. This was followed by the second group activity on Refining the problem and searching literature.

            Day two started with 3 didactic sessions on Research designs, Ethics in research and Searching for solutions and Framing the question, by Dr. Divyang Patel, Dr. Arvind Kanchan and Dr. Sagun Desai respectively.

            The third group activity was conducted after tea. The post lunch session began with session on Action plan and Gantt Charting for project activities by Dr, Lavlesh Kumar. The students were informed of the schedule of different activities related to their projects. This schedule is attached as Annexure 2.

            The final group activity was on preparing the action plan for the respective projects and fine tuning different aspects of the projects.

            The final session was on Feedback of the workshop from both faculty and delegates. The valedictory function was presided by the Dean, Dr. G. V. Shah. Two students from the last year’s batch, Arushi Agarwal batch viz. Harsh Hirani and Kesha Mankad recounted their experiences of doing the project. Dr. G. V. Shah gave a short address on the importance of doing such projects. Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Ajay George.

At the end of the workshop, a total of 18 projects were identified by the student groups to be worked upon. List is attached herewith.


PRISM – A MEU Initiative

Evidence Generating Community Health Project – EviGenCHIP

Medical Education Unit

SBKS Medical Institution & Research Center, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia

Ahir Summy batch – Date – 12-13 June 2014

Venue – Auditorium and Demo rooms

Day & Time


Name of Facilitator/s


Day -1




9.00 to 9.15 am




9.15 to 9.40 am




9.40 to 10.30 am

EviGenCHIP - Introduction and concept

Dr. Niraj Pandit


10.30 to 11.00 am

What is problem?

Dr. Lakhan Kataria


11-00 to 11.15 am

Tea break

11.15 to 12-45 pm

Group work -1– Identification of problem

5 group discussion

Demo rooms

12-45 to 1.45 pm

Lunch break

1.45 to 2.45 pm

Refining problem  & Searching literature

Dr. Ajay George


2-45 to 4.45 pm

Group work-2 - Refining the problem & Searching relevant literature

5 group discussion

Demo rooms





Day -2




9-10 to 9-50 am

Research designs

Dr. Divyang Patel


9.50 to 10.30 am

Ethics in Research (HRRP)

Dr. Arvind Kanchan


10.30 to 10.45 am

Searching possible solution and framing question

Dr. Sagun Desai


10.45 to 11.00 am

Tea break

11.00 to 12.45 pm

Group work-3- on searching solution and framing question

5 group discussion

Demo rooms

12.45 to 1-45 pm

Lunch break

1.45 to 2.15 pm

Action plan and Gantt Charting for activities

Dr. Lavleshkumar


2.15 to 4.00

Group work-4-on action plan and selecting mentor for project and time line

5 group discussion

Demo rooms

4.00 pm to 4.45 pm

Feedback and Valedictory

Dr. Hetal Pandya & Radhika Rana


There are five groups for group work. The distribution of groups, facilitators and venue is as under –

A-   Roll no -1 to 22 –Hetal Pandya/ Shridhar Raval / Pragnesh Parmar / BM Sattagiri/ Kishan Ninama– College council

B-   Roll no – 23 to 44 –Lakhan Kataria / Grishma Chauhan / Jigar Shah / Radhika Rana/ Trushan Shah– New MEU room

C-   Roll no – 45 to 66 – Lavlesh Kumar/ Divyang Patel/ Vijoy Singh/ Stani Ajay / Niraj Pandit– Micro Demo

D-   Roll no – 67 to 88 –Ajay George / Monark Vyas / Gunvanti Rathod /Jashmin Jasani/ Mahavir Rajput– Old MEU room

E-   Roll no – 89 to 110 –Sagun Desai / Maharshi Patel /  Nirali Chauhan/ Pallav /Sapan Goswami – Auditorium

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