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Monday, 8 August 2022

News from JKSHIM | Eventraa

Eventraa - The Event Committee of Justice KS Hegde Institute of Management, Nitte, organized the "Joy of Giving" event on 1st August 2022.

Eventraa has organized several events in 2021-22, such as JKSHIM's Got Talent, Dandiya Night, The Rose Day, Fashion show,s etc. The proceeds of the events were used to support the children of the Nitte Government School.

The Director of the Institute, Dr. K Sankaran, EVENTRRA staff coordinator Prof. Karthik Raj Kudroli, Student Coordinators Ms. Apoorva Punja & Ms. Simoni Shetty participated in the program along with the teaching and non-teaching staff.

News from NIPT | Orientation Program for Masters in Physiotherapy

The Orientation Program for the students of Masters of Physiotherapy 2022-23 batch was conducted on 1st August 2022 in Patanjali Hall, Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy. The program began with a warm welcome by Prof. (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar KU, Principal, NIPT which was followed by an inspiring speech by Col. BS Ghivari (Retd), Asst. Director, Student Affairs, Nitte DU. He also discussed student welfare activities and code of conduct on campus.

A motivational talk was given by the Guest of Honour, Prof. (Dr) MS Moodithaya, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Nitte DU wherein he called upon students to excel in their field and become extraordinary. Chief Guest, Prof. (Dr) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice–Chancellor, Nitte DU encouraged students to focus on research, entrepreneurship and spoke about the Incubation Center set up at the university and how it can facilitate shaping and honing startups. He discussed the vital role of development of new technologies and how NIPT should play a role in multidisciplinary research. He also emphasized the need to take part in sports and extracurricular activities for overall growth and development.

Following the formal program, PG Coordinator Mr. Rakesh Krishna, Assoc. Professor, NIPT presented a brief on the academic structure of the PG program. Ms. Ruchita Narsia, Class Coordinator for 2nd year MPT introduced the teaching faculty and Ms. Yogita Hatmode, Class Coordinator for 1st year MPT spoke of the rules and regulations on campus.

A total of 25 students and their parents attended the program. The students were given an orientation kit which comprised of the MPT work diary, PG Calendar and Timetable. Facilities to obtain uniform/aprons were provided with in the campus.

News from JKSHIM | SEBI`s National Level Quiz on Financial Markets: Nitte Team wins in South India Regional Round.

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in association with the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) conducted a nationwide Financial Market Quiz under the auspices of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate the celebration of 75 years of India’s Independence. This Quiz was conducted to promote financial literacy among citizens by actively engaging and educating them about financial markets.

The team comprising of Mr. Naresh Gummani (II Year MBA, Justice KS Hegde Institute of Management) and Mr. Shrikrishna (IV Year ISE, NMAM Institute of Technology) secured the First place in the South India Regional Round held at NISM, Mumbai, on 23-24 July 2022.

The winning Team took home a cash prize of Rs.50,000 and a Trophy. More than 2500 colleges from all over India and 2,70,000 students participated in various rounds.

Sunday, 7 August 2022

News from NMAMIT | Guest Lecture by ISRO Scientists on "Advancement in Space Technology and its Applications"

A special guest lecture on the topic "Advancement in Space Technology and its Applications" was organized by NMAM Institute of Technology in association with Bellare GIS India Private Limited and NITK Science & Technology Entrepreneurs' Park (NITK-STEP) on 2nd July 2022. The talk intended to provide information on space technology and its applications in Geographic Information System (GIS), a computer system that analyzes and displays geographically referenced information.

Dr. Arun Kumar Bhat, HoD, Civil Engineering welcomed the resource persons. Dr. Bhojaraja B E introduced Dr. Murthy Remilla, Head, Project Management, Human Space flight group, ISRO Bengaluru. Mr. Pradeep Karanth, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, introduced Dr. J. Krishna Kishore, Scientist G, ISRO Bengaluru to the audience.

Dr. Murthy spoke about Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and introduced the audience to various Satellite systems and subsystems. Dr. Krishna Kishore talked about space technology applications in different engineering fields.

Dr. Naveen Chandra Bellare, CEO, Bellare GIS India Pvt Ltd., Dr. I. R. Mithanthaya, Vice Principal, Dr. K. Rajesh Shetty, Dean (Admissions), and Dr. Veenadevi Shastrimath, Chief Warden, Ladies Hostels were present during the program. More than 100 engineering and diploma students attended the program.

Mr. Krishnaraja Joisa A, PRO, NMAMIT thanked the resource persons and all those who contributed to the success of the expert lecture sessions. Dr. Durga Prasad, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of E&C Engineering, compered the program.

News from ABSMIDS | A guest lecture and discussion on “Bacterial Infection and Inflammation: A Tug-of-War at the Host-Microbe Interface”

A guest lecture and discussion on “Bacterial Infection and Inflammation: A Tug-of-War at the Host-Microbe Interface” by Dr. Srikanth Mairpady Shambat, Young Investigator / Senior-Post Doctoral fellow, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland, was held on 3rd August 2022 at the Board room of A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences. Dr. Praveen Kumar Shetty, Director (R&D) gave the welcome address.

The speaker discussed using ex vivo primary human immune cells as model systems to understand the innate immune effector functions during infections. Additionally, he presented the utilization of the novel organotypic 3D human airway tissue models to assess the bacterial toxin-mediated pathology at the tissue site of infections during invasive infections. He also discussed additional approaches being used in the institution to quantify microbial heterogeneity within human infections, with the goal of using these data to further characterize the accuracy of pre-clinical models.

Prof. Dr. Mithra N Hegde, Vice Principal, ABSMIDS delivered the vote of thanks.

The lecture was attended by 41 delegates, including faculties and postgraduate students.

The resource person also visited the Central Research Laboratory (CRL), KSHEMA and Nitte University Centre for Science Education and Research (NUCSER) to see the facilities available for future collaborative work.

Dr. NSAM PU College, Mangaluru | Book Launching Ceremony

Reference books specially tailored for competitive examinations - NEET/JEE/KCET were launched in an event on 25th July 2022 at Dr. NSAM PU College, Mangaluru.

The books were specially designed to boost the problem-solving ability of the students by having four hundred questions for each chapter, which consider all possible scenarios and difficulty levels.

Dr. Naveen Shetty K, Principal in his presidential address stressed the importance of a reference practice study material that will aid in improving the time required to solve problems in competitive examinations. He opined that the delivery of authentic references was not an easy venture. It is rather a difficult effort to gather facts, carry out research, and compile and deliver them to students. He wished all the students & staff that these books launched will reflect on the institution and bring much-deserved recognition.

Mr. Sharath, Lecturer in Physics & Coordinator of the Integrated scheme while addressing the students said that the reference material was prepared carefully by studying the exam patterns of NEET/JEE/KCET over the years and urged the students to make best use of it.

The package consists of 4 sets of books for each subject which totals 16 books. These books will be distributed in phases as per the syllabus covered.

The program was attended by faculty & students from the science stream.

News from ABSMIDS | Training program on Basics in Prescription Writing for Interns

The Basics in Prescription Writing program for Interns of AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, was organised by the Institutional Infection Control Cell on 30th July 2022 at Vimshathi Bhavan, 7th floor, ABSMIDS. The Chief Guest for the program was Prof (Dr.) Smitha Hegde, Dy Director, NUCSER.

The objective of the program was to train the current batch of interns in various aspects of prescription writing protocols, so that the interns trained will be able to write the prescription in a systematic way in adherence to the protocols laid by DCI.

The inaugural ceremony was followed by an interactive session on Basics in Prescription Writing by the resource person, Dr. Swati Acharya, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, KSHEMA. She explained the systematic way of writing a prescription and its importance through lecture, audio-visual aids and an interactive session. The participants were given a pre-test on writing a prescription for two dental scenarios followed by self-evaluation of the pre-test.

Prof (Dr.) U S Krishna Nayak, Dean, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences presided over the function. Prof (Dr.) Vabitha Shetty, Chairperson, Infection Control Cell and Dr. Prajna P Nayak, Program Coordinator, Infection Control Cell, A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences coordinated the event.

There were 70 participants.

Friday, 5 August 2022

News from NSAMPUC, Mangaluru | Toppers Felicitation Ceremony & Inauguration of Student Council

Toppers Felicitation Ceremony and Inauguration of Student Council organized by the Student Council Committee was held on 16th July 2022 at KS Hegde Auditorium, Deralakatte. The Chief guest for the event was Dr. Jayaprakash Shetty, Vice Dean, Professor & HoD, Pathology, K S Hegde Medical Academy. Dr. MS Moodithaya, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Nitte DU presided over the function.

The rank holders were awarded a cash prize. Around 42 students who scored 100 in two to three subjects were also rewarded in the ceremony.

The Chief guest in his address congratulated the rank holders and achievers and said that the Pre-University results play an important role in deciding the future of students. Although the students suffered some inconvenience during the pandemic, the good record in the Board Examination result was commendable.

Dr. Moodithaya spoke about the importance of the Teacher-Student relationship. He said that this relationship should be well nurtured to make it enjoyable, selfless & enlightening. Student achievements make the teacher, as well as the parent, feel proud. He further said that priority should be given to implementation rather than planning and if everyone works as a team the Institution can gain fame.

The ceremony was followed by administering the oath of office to the newly elected members of the Council by the Principal Dr. Naveen Shetty K. Ms. Praneetha, II Commerce was elected as President and Ms. Neelima Bhaktha from Science was elected as Secretary of the Students’ Council. All the students, faculty, toppers, and their parents attended the function. The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.

Invitation | Orientation Program | NUINS


Thursday, 4 August 2022

News from Dr. NSAM English Medium High School | Congratulations

Shiya G of Class 10, a student of Dr. NSAM English Medium High School participated in the Udupi District Javelin Throw competition held at MGM Stadium Ajjarkad, Udupi.

She bagged First place in the Javelin Throw (under 16 girls category).

We congratulate Shiya for her robust performance.

News from Dr. NSAM English Medium High School | Congratulations

Students of Dr. NSAM English Medium High School participated in the AICS (Association of ICSE & CBSE Schools) District level Literary Competition held at Don Bosco English Medium School, Shirva.

Akshara, Sanjana Shenoy, and Sinchana Bhat of Class 9 bagged the III place in Elocution, Kannada Extempore, and Mock Press competitions respectively.

We congratulate the achievers.


Tuesday, 2 August 2022

News from NUINS | ‘APATHBANDHU’ program organised for Indian coast guards in first aid and emergency care

The training program for Indian coast guards in first aid and emergency care was organized by Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences in collaboration with the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, KSHEMA & IIC Nitte (DU) on 26th July 2022 at NU-MEDISIM.

Commander of Indian Coast Guard Sri. B Venkatesh and Dr. Manoj George Varghese, DHO Indian Coast guard visited the venue and addressed the participants, and wished the training a grand success. Dr. Gayathri Bhat, Chief Coordinator NU-MEDISIM, interacted with the participants and assessed their prior experience of first aid care. She also gave an introductory session on first aid care. Dr. Fatima Dsilva briefed on first aid during trauma and how to shift victims safely to the hospital. Mrs. Cleeta Pinto demonstrated the techniques of hemorrhage control. A session on wound care was dealt by Dr. Sabitha Nayak followed by bandaging and restraining by Dr. Neetha Kamath. Mrs. Latha S explained and demonstrated cardiopulmonary resuscitation and Prof. Sujatha R briefed on first aid measures on foreign body aspirations. All the sessions included lecture cum discussion, role play and demonstrations. In the afternoon sessions, practice demonstrations were taken by each participant.

A total of 17 coast guards staff were trained in first aid and emergency skills. The training program concluded on 26th July at 4.00 pm with a valedictory function. Dr. Srinikethan, Director of Technical Research and Innovation, Nitte DU was the Chief Guest. Mr. Abhimanyu and Mr. S K Patro, the trainees expressed that the training was very useful and helpful in executing their jobs. Dr. Fatima Dsilva welcomed the gathering and Dr. Sabitha Nayak proposed the vote of thanks. The program was compered by Dr. Neetha Kamath.