Monday, 23 November 2020

News from NIPT | A webinar on ‘Physiotherapy in geriatric care during Covid-19 pandemic’

A webinar on ‘Physiotherapy in geriatric care during Covid-19 pandemic’ was organised by Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy in collaboration with the Departments of Community Medicine & Orthopaedics, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore and Vibrant College of Physiotherapy, Gujarat on 18th November 2020 on Google Meet. 

Prof. (Dr) Shantharam Shetty, Pro-Chancellor, Nitte DU, inaugurated the webinar and delivered the inaugural address. Prof. (Dr) Lawrence John Mathias, Professor & Head, Dept. of Orthopaedics, KSHEMA, delivered a talk on ‘Musculoskeletal changes in elderly & added effect of Covid-19 immobility’. 

Dr. Ankeeta Menona Jacob, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine, KSHEMA spoke on ‘Taking care of elderly in times of Covid-19’. 

Dr. Kushangi Pashuwala, Asst. Professor & Consultant Physiotherapist, Vibrant College of Physiotherapy, Gujarat, enlightened the participants on the area ‘Physiotherapy and its importance in elderly during Covid-19 crisis’. 

The webinar was followed by a Q&A session with several queries from participants. The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal, NIPT. Mr. Krishnaprasad K M, Asst. Professor, NIPT, Coordinator of the webinar proposed the vote of thanks. 

A total of 114 participants had registered for the webinar.

Friday, 20 November 2020

News from ABSMIDS | Prof. (Dr) Amarshree A Shetty felicitated

Prof Dr Amarshree A Shetty, Dept. of Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry and Assoc. Dean of Student Welfare, ABSMIDS was honoured with the opportunity to inaugurate the Karnataka Rajyotsava organised by DK Zilla Kannada Sahitya Parishat and deliver the Rajyotsava message. She was felicitated for her enormous contribution towards training more than 1500 teachers and special educators of Government, aided and unaided schools of Dakshina Kannada on preventive protocols & standard operating procedures to be applied in schools post COVID 19.


Greetings from Justice K.S. Hegde Institute of Management, NMAMIT, Nitte.

Please find attached the brochure pertaining to the E-MDP on a contemporary and useful theme 'ORGANIZATION AS A UNIVERSITY AND EMPLOYEES AS FACULTY - A WINNING AGENDA FOR THE FUTURE' scheduled on Saturday, 5th December, 2020 between 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM. 

The objective of this program is to create a new eco-system of learning in the organisation/ Higher Education Institution. The program will focus on imparting new wisdom among the participants to enable them to contribute to the organisation’s long term sustained growth, especially in the post pandemic times.

We request you to go through the brochure and depute your learned colleagues to avail benefit of this novel program.

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News from KSHEMA | Public Awareness Program

A public awareness program for Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) personnel, was held by the Department of Community Medicine, KSHEMA, on 11th November 2020 at the KSRP training school at Asaigoli. Dr Rahul Hegde, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, was the resource person. The topics covered included Health & Hygiene, Sanitation and First Aid.

About 40 KSRP personnel from different parts of the state participated in the program.

ಕುಮಾರಿ ಡಿಂಪಲ್ ನಾಗರಾಜ್ ಶೇಟ್ ಇವರಿಗೆ ಜಪಾನ್ ಸರಕಾರದಿಂದ ಕೊಡಲ್ಪಡುವ MEXT Scholarship ಗೆ ಆಯ್ಕೆ.

ನಿಟ್ಟೆ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿದ್ಯಾಭ್ಯಾಸ ಮಾಡಿದ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿನಿ ಕುಮಾರಿ ಡಿಂಪಲ್ ನಾಗರಾಜ್ ಶೇಟ್ ಇವರಿಗೆ ಜಪಾನ್ ಸರಕಾರದಿಂದ ಕೊಡಲ್ಪಡುವ MEXT Scholarship ಗೆ ಆಯ್ಕೆ. ಜಪಾನ್ ಸರಕಾರದ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಿತ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿ ವೇತನ "MEXT" ಗೆ ಆಯ್ಕೆಯಾದ ಮಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಕು || ಡಿಂಪಲ್ ನಾಗರಾಜ ಶೇಟ್ ರವರನ್ನು ದೈವಜ್ಞ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣ ಸಮಾಜದ ವತಿಯಿಂದ ತಾ.15-11-2020 ರಂದು ಮಂಗಳೂರಿನ ದೈವಜ್ಞ ಕಲ್ಯಾಣ ಮಂಟಪದಲ್ಲಿ ಸನ್ಮಾನಿಸಲಾಯಿತು. ಜಪಾನ್ ಸರಕಾರದ "M E X T" ಸ್ಕಾಲರ್ಶಿಪ್ ಜಾಗತಿಕ ಮಟ್ಟದ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಿತ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿವೇತನ ಎನಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಪರಿಚಯ : ಕುಮಾರಿ ಡಿಂಪಲ್ ನಾಗರಾಜ ಶೇಟ್, ಇವರು ಮಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಿತ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆ "ನಿಟ್ಟೆ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ" Centre For Science Education and Research ನಲ್ಲಿ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಮಾಡಿದ ಪ್ರತಿಭಾವಂತ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿನಿ. ಡಿಂಪಲ್ ಮಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಚಿನ್ನಾಭರಣ ಉದ್ಯಮಿ *ಶ್ರೀಮತಿ ರೂಪ ಮತ್ತು ಶ್ರೀ ನಾಗರಾಜ ಶೇಟ್ ಇವರ ಪುತ್ರಿ. ಇವರು ಜಪಾನ್ ಸರಕಾರದ ಸ್ಕಾಲರ್ಶಿಪ್ "M E X T" ಗೆ ಆಯ್ಕೆಯಾಗಿರುವ ಪ್ರತಿಭಾವಂತೆ. ಪ್ರಸ್ತುತ ಮಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಿತ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆ ಕೆಎಂಸಿ ಕಾಲೇಜಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಖಿನ್ನತೆ ಮತ್ತು ಆತಂಕ ವಿಷಯದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಸಂಶೋಧನೆ ನಡೆಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಜಪಾನ್ ದೇಶದಲ್ಲಿ ಈ ಬಗ್ಗೆ P.hd ಮಾಡಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ. 'ವಿಕಲ ಚೇತನರಿಗೆ ಮೂಲಭೂತ ಸೌಲಭ್ಯ ದೊರಕಬೇಕು ಹಾಗೂ ಯುವ ಸಮುದಾಯ ಸಂಶೋಧನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ತೊಡಗಬೇಕು' ಎನ್ನುವುದು ಅವರ ಆಶಯವಾಗಿದೆ. "M E X T" ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿವೇತನದ ಮೂಲಕ ತಾವು ಭಾರತ ದೇಶವನ್ನು ಪ್ರತಿನಿಧಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಅವರು ಹೆಮ್ಮೆ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Upcoming event | ABSMIDS | Webinar on Osseointegration current overview


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News from NUINS | Children’s day celebration

The Department of Child Health Nursing, NUINS organized Children’s day celebration on 13th November 2020 at De Mercede Orphanage, Paneer. The program was structured by Ms. Jeevitha Alva and Ms. Harsha Thomas under the guidance of the HoD, Prof. Sujatha. R.

The GNM students enacted a small skit which helped the children enhance their knowledge on the preventive and safety measures to be followed amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The performance highlighted the importance of regular hand washing, the use of mask and adequate consumption of hot water. The children enjoyed the program and showcased their talents through dancing and singing performances.

A contribution in the form of clothes, cutleries, and a cheque for Rs.4500 was handed over to the Correspondent, Sr. Luciana. The authorities of the orphanage expressed their sincere thanks to the college for this kind and loving gesture.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

News from NUCSER | NUCSER pledges support for the Kamadhenu Deepavali Campaign

Seeking support from the citizens, the Government of India has launched a Kamdhenu Deepavali Abhiyan, promoting extensive use of cow-dung/ Panchgavya products this Deepavali festival. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) has started a nation-wide campaign to celebrate ‘Kamdhenu Deepavali Abhiyan’ this year on the occasion of Deepavali. 

The Aayog, which is under the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, has started a campaign to encourage the use of cow-dung based products during festivals. While the scientific benefits of cow-dung usage on reducing radiation have been promoted by the RKA, other economic benefits of making the Gaushala Atma nirbhar, shall also boost the ‘Make in India’ concept of the Prime Minister. The Aayog has been interacting with various stakeholders through a series of webinars to focus and promote the use of cow-dung in manufacture of items. 

The students of NUCSER attended a do-it-yourself webinar on 7th November 2020, jointly organized by the Women and Youth Empowerment, through Gomaya Products and the NSS State Cell, Govt of Karnataka. Inspired by the workshop, the NSS Cell, NUCSER carried forward the concept of Kamadhenu Deepavali to spread the message of environment-friendly materials this Diwali through this 

News from NUINS | Life skills training program

The NSS unit of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences along with the Department of Mental Health Nursing organized a Life skills training program for the first year B.Sc Nursing students on 12th & 13th November 2020. 

Dr. Nishi Guru, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and in-charge of the Student Wellness Centre, NitteDU was the Chief Guest. Inaugurating the program Dr. Nishi spoke on the importance of imparting life skill training to students. She said that life skills help us in decision making and in solving problems with maturity & composure. It teaches us to respond adaptively with the flexibility to challenging situations in our daily lives. 

Mr. Shashi Kumar, NSS program officer KSHEMA motivated the students with some interesting anecdotes. The principal of the college, Dr. Fatima Dsilva, delivered the presidential address and appreciated the NSS unit for organizing useful activities on a regular basis, which contribute to the well being of the students and the society at large.    

News from NUCSER | World Food Day - 2020

A webinar was organized under DST-NUTEC, NUCSER platform to celebrate World Food Day on 16th October 2020. 

In his introductory remarks, Dr. Iddya Karunasagar, Advisor (Research & Patents), NitteDU, highlighted the theme of this year's World Food Day - ‘Grow, Nourish, Sustain Together’ and also explained the role of FAO & WHO on food safety and food security. 

Two eminent speakers - Dr. S. Dave, Former Advisor, FSSAI & former Chairman, Codex Alimentarius Commission (2011 - 2014) and Dr. Eram S. Rao, Vice Principal and HoD-Food Technology, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, University of Delhi, delivered talks on ‘The national context of food safety’ and ‘Innovative Food Processing Technologies to accelerate the growth of the food processing sector in India’ respectively. 

Prof. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Director, Projects & NU-TEC, NitteDU, spoke on the water quality and public health. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Mamatha BS, Asst. Professor, NUCSER, and Dr. Feby Luckose, Sr. Project Associate, NUCSER.