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Friday, 23 July 2021

News from NIPT | A webinar on 'Good Research Practice during the Pandemic'

Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy organized a webinar on 'Good Research Practice during the Pandemic' in association with University of Santo Tomas (UST), Manila, the Philippines on 16th July 2021 in its endeavor to empower research practices during the pandemic.

The opening remarks were by IQAC Coordinator Dr Saumya Srivastava, following which Principal, Prof (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar K U welcomed the resource persons.

The keynote address was delivered by Prof (Dr) M Shantharam Shetty, Pro-Chancellor, who spoke of the significance of research and emphasized the role of physiotherapy and other medical sciences in research and collaborative activities. He also spoke of the importance of innovative ideas in developing research and imparting quality education.

The Resource Person for the webinar, Dr Lyle Patrick Tangcuangco, Faculty, College of Rehabilitation Science, UST, Manila, Philippines, conducted a session on best research practices, authorship criteria, ethics in research, publication of clinical studies, principles of conducting biomedical and health research and social values. He also touched upon ethics in research in the Indian context.

The webinar concluded with a vote of thanks by Coordinator, Ms Shilna Rani P. A total of 120 delegates participated in the webinar.

News from NIA | Virtual Open House

Nitte Institute of Architecture invited prospective students and parents to join a virtual tour of its campus and facilities on 17th July 2021 at 11 AM. This event gave an opportunity for the participants to learn more about the BArch program at NIA.

The open house received 130 registrations from interested candidates and was successfully conducted for students hailing from different locations in the country and abroad. The session was also live streamed on NIA’s YouTube channel and can be viewed on .

The online session included a presentation from Prof. Vinod Aranha, Ar. Arul Paul and Ar. Palaksha Shetty, regarding the BArch program at NIA. Participants got their queries answered in the Q&A Session from the Director, Prof. Vinod Aranha and the faculty team.

Programs offered at Nitte

Friday, 16 July 2021

News from NSAMPUC, Mangalore | Introduction to Traditional Paddy Cultivation

The NSS unit of Dr. NSAM PU College, Mangalore organized a visit to the paddy field located at Chembugudde, Thokkotu on 13th July 2021. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Jayaram Shetty, former MLA, Ullal constituency. Addressing the students, he expressed that agriculture must be modernized and if students have good knowledge in this field, they can help in achieving this. He mentioned that one who cultivates does not experience poverty. Principal, Dr. Naveen Shetty K presided over the function. In his speech, he said that the college had enrolled students from different parts of the state including Dandeli and Mysore. He added that the present generation is not aware about cultivation of paddy and the purpose of this visit was to enhance knowledge on traditional cultivation.

Around 30 NSS volunteers actively participated in planting the seedlings and got a hands-on experience in traditional cultivation.

Mr. Purushotham Pilaar, former member of Municipal Corporation, Someshwar; Mr. Vishwanath Alva & Mr. Sharath Kumar Bhandari, renowned agriculturists; Mrs. Shakunthala Shetty, owner of the paddy field and few of the staff members were present on the occasion. NSS officer Mrs. Sandhya welcomed the gathering and Mrs. Manaswi proposed the vote of thanks. The program was coordinated by Mrs. Meera Crasta.

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Thursday, 15 July 2021

News from NICO | ‘PLAN B’ a webinar on Evolving Trends in Corporate Communication

‘PLAN B’ a webinar on Evolving Trends in Corporate Communication, organised by the final year PG students of Nitte Institute of Communication was held on 3rd July 2021.

Prof Raviraj, Head, NICO introduced the delegates to the theme and Aditya Sandeep, Student Coordinator of the event welcomed the delegates.

The panellists for the webinar were Ms. Sunchika Pandey, CEO, HAT Media; Ms. Neelava Sen, Sr. Communication Specialist, Johnson & Johnson and Mr. Sayan Mazumder, Associate Creative Director, Ogilvy India.

The session took off with Ms Sunchika Pandey talking about her journey from a crime reporter to being the heart and soul of the popular ‘Mumbai Police’ social media handles. She spoke about how her team discovered the potential of social media and built a cult image for one of the most respected police departments of the country.

Emphasizing the importance of Internal Communication in any corporate, the next speaker Ms Neelava Sen said that writing relatable, simple and easy content will help people understand their organisation and its goals better. She concluded her talk by saying that communication professionals need to develop content that caters to business goals, establishes employee relationships and supports a culture that understands diversity and supports inclusion.

Representing the world of advertising, Mr Sayan Mazumder painted a brief yet insightful image of how storytelling works in advertising. He shared a few award-winning ad films to further reinforce this. At the end of the day, good advertising should help increase sales for the brand and storytelling helps achieve this, he said.

The webinar ended with a vibrant Question & Answer session. Student Coordinators Reeva, Tanusha, Jyosna and Sankirtha took turns in introducing the Speakers. The vote of thanks was delivered by Ms Sankirtha.

News from NIPT | A webinar on ‘Virtual Reality and Exergaming in Physiotherapy

A webinar on ‘Virtual Reality and Exergaming in Physiotherapy’ was organized by Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy in association with University of Santo Tomas, Philippines on July 1st 2021 via Zoom. An illuminating preamble was delivered by Dr. Saumya Srivastava, IQAC coordinator. An exuberant welcome address was delivered by Prof. (Dr.) Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal, NIPT. A percipient and enlightening keynote address was delivered by Prof. (Dr.) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor, Nitte DU. The Resource Person for the session was the zestful and dynamic Dr. Donald Manlapaz, Assistant Professor in Physiotherapy from University of Santo Tomas. He elucidated the participants on the importance of Virtual Reality and Exergaming and its importance in Physiotherapy. The vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Nityal Kumar Alagingi, Asst. Professor, NIPT who was the coordinator for the webinar. A total of 490 participants had registered for the webinar.

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

News from NIPT | International Day of Yoga

On the occasion of International Day of Yoga, a webinar on “Revive, Restore, Rejuvenate: Yoga in COVID-19 Recovery” was organized by Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy in association with Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (Deemed University), Bangalore on 21st June 2021.

The webinar began with Dr Saumya Srivastava, IQAC Coordinator NIPT, welcoming the delegates to the webinar. Dr Dhanesh Kumar KU, Principal, NIPT delivered the keynote address.

The Speakers for the webinar were Dr Drithi B Reddy and Dr Sureshbabu, both Asst. Professors at Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana , Bangalore who spoke on the practical aspects of Yogic Management in COVID-19 and the theoretical aspects of yogic management in COVID-19, respectively. The sessions were followed by a vibrant Question & Answer session. Dr Rashmitha A P, Lecturer, NIPT and Coordinator of the webinar proposed the vote of thanks.

A total of 490 participants registered for the webinar.

Tuesday, 6 July 2021

News from NSAM EMHS | Certificate of Merit

We are happy to inform that 4 students of Dr. N. Shankara Adyanthaya Memorial English Medium High School, Nitte have been awarded the Certificate of Merit for being amongst the top 0.1% of the successful candidates for their outstanding academic performance at the National Level in the All India Secondary School Examination 2019-20.

Bhavika U, Divin R Shetty, Justin Adam Aroza in English Language and Sthuthi S in English Language and Social Studies

We congratulate these achievers and wish them all the very best.