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Sunday, 11 April 2021

News from KSHEMA | Arivu-Neravu, a one-day workshop for children

Arivu-Neravu,  a one-day workshop for children from various orphanages and childcare homes in Mangalore was conducted by the Mangalore Police on 28th March 2021. 

This program was conceptualised with inputs from Dr Mahabalesh Shetty, HoD, Dept. of  Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, KSHEMA.
AAKAASH (Adolescents and Kids Abuse and Sexual Health) a screening tool has also been designed by the Dept. of Forensic Medicine for this purpose. 

The Departments of Community Medicine, Psychiatry and Paediatrics also participated and contributed greatly to the program. In addition, ten psychologists from  School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya counseled the children. Nearly 500 children were screened, cases of sexual and physical abuse were identified and a plan of action chalked out for specific cases. 

The contribution of doctors from Justice K.S Hegde Charitable Hospital was greatly appreciated by the Commissioner of Police, Mangalore.





News from KSHEMA | World Health Day

The World Health Day was celebrated at Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy on 7th April 2021. Prof. Dr. Dhanesh Kumar K U welcomed the gathering. Prof. Dr. Mallikarjunaiah H S, Principal, Acharya’s NR Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore delivered a frontier lecture on ‘Building a fairer & healthier world for everyone’. He shared his knowledge regarding the importance of self-control, psychosocial health and physical health through an interactive session with the students.

An essay writing competition on the topic ‘My role in building a fairer and healthier world for everyone’ was held as part of the celebration. The event was coordinated by Ms. Shellette D’Almeida, Asst. Professor, Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy. The program was compered by Ms. Chaitanya Ratheesh. The final year BPT students attended the program.

Friday, 9 April 2021

News from NIPT | World Health Day

World Health Day was celebrated at Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy on 7th April 2021. Prof. Dr. Dhanesh Kumar K U welcomed the gathering. Prof. Dr. Mallikarjunaiah H S, Principal, Acharya’s NR Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore delivered a frontier lecture on ‘Building a fairer & healthier world for everyone. He shared his knowledge regarding the importance of self-control, psychosocial health and physical health through an interactive session with the students.

An essay writing competition on the topic ‘My role in building a fairer and healthier world for everyone’ was held as part of the celebration. The event was coordinated by Ms. Shellette D’Almeida, Asst. professor, Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy. The program was compered by Ms. Chaitanya Ratheesh. The final year BPT students attended the program.





Wednesday, 7 April 2021

News from Dr. NSAM PU College, Mangaluru | Career Guidance Program (CGP)

A Career Guidance Program (CGP) was organized by the Career Guidance Cell of Dr. NSAM PU College, on 19th March 2021 at the college auditorium. The resource person was Prof. Ronald Pinto, Director, Institute for Individual Development, Mangaluru who has vast experience in this field.

Principal, Dr. Naveen Shetty K in his presidential address said that many students are clueless about their academic interests or ambitions. CGP plays a vital role here, by helping students identify their aptitude and choose an appropriate course to match the same. The students are made aware of the various career options available and this would certainly help them in shaping their future.

Prof. Pinto inspired the young minds by highlighting the ample opportunities and career options they could choose from, with a Science or Commerce background. He explained the relative job prospects and benefits of most of the courses, the procedure to prepare and appear for competitive exams. He also emphasized that career decision being a significant decision in one’s life, the course should be selected without any compulsion from parents or peer pressure.

Ms. Geetha, Lecturer in Physics welcomed the gathering; Ms. Nalini Shetty introduced the resource person and Mr. Thrishik of II PU proposed the vote of thanks. All the second-year pre-university students were present for the program.




Tuesday, 6 April 2021

News from ABSMIDS | Workshop on “Capacity Building on Life Skills”

The Department of Public Health Dentistry, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences organized a four-day workshop on “Capacity Building on Life Skills” from 16th to 19th March 2021 at AVISHKAR. Chief guest Prof. Dr. Harsha Halahalli, Director, Curriculum Development, Nitte DU, inaugurated the workshop along with the resource faculty Dr. Sushi Kadanakuppe, Reader, VSDC & Hospital, Bengaluru. The program was conducted for the different target audiences on the four days with separate modules.






DATE

TITLE OF THE WORKSHOP

TARGET AUDIENCE

Day 1

Learning to Do: Decision Making & Problem solving

Interns

Day 2

Learning To Be: Building your Resilience

Rural Centre Staff

Day 3

Learning To Know: Creative Thinking & Critical Thinking

I MDS students

Day 4

Learning To Be: Coping with Emotions & Stress

I BDS students


The four-day program was coordinated by Dr. Sahana Maben, Tutor & Clinical Coordinator; Dr. Shilpa M and Dr. Deesha Kumari, Senior Lecturers, Department of Public Health Dentistry, ABSMIDS. The participants thoroughly enjoyed the workshop which was evident from the feedback shared.





NUCSER faculty wins Big at Nitte DU Research Awards 2019

Nitte (Deemed to be University) recognizes the achievements of the faculty in the field of research & innovation and felicitates star performers every year with citations & cash prizes.

The Research Awards 2019 was held on 31st March 2021 at Chinthana Hall, Justice KS Hegde Charitable Hospital. Dr. Deekshit, Asst. Professor, NUCSER, won the Best Researcher Award of Nitte DU for the year 2019. He also won the Best Researcher of NUCSER Award for the year 2019.

In the category of research papers, Dr. Juliet Mohan Raj, Asst. Professor and Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Professor, NUCSER won the award for the Best Research Paper of NUCSER 2019. It was for the second successive year that NUCSER bagged the most coveted research award of the university.





Monday, 5 April 2021

News from NUCSER | Development Program on ‘Pedagogy of Teaching & Learning’

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research (NUCSER), in association with the Staff Development Centre (SDC), Nitte DU conducted a Staff Development Program on 22nd March 2021 for the teaching faculty of the institute. The main objective of the program was to introduce the faculty to the concept of pedagogy in classroom teaching and to provide them with information on the use of structured teaching & learning. Dr. Smitha Hegde, Professor, NUCSER, was the resource person for the event.

Besides presentation on the concept of pedagogy by the resource person, the program also included hands-on sessions on effective pedagogy development in teaching & research by the faculty members. The activities included group discussions and games related to effective teaching & learning. The faculty members were divided into several groups and each group was given the opportunity to present their pedagogies. The sessions were thoroughly enjoyed by the participants and it was a day of total involvement and fun-filled activities, aimed at learning and experiencing things from different perspectives for the faculty.

Dr. Juliet Mohan Rai, NUeLearn Coordinator, NUCSER, thanked the resource person and all the faculty members for their active participation in the program. The training program was coordinated by Dr. Praveen Rai, Assoc. Professor, NUCSER.





 


Invitation | National Fire Service Week

 



Wednesday, 31 March 2021

News from Dr. NSAM PU College, Nitte | International Women’s Day

The NSS unit of Dr. NSAM PU College, Nitte celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2021. Prof. Shalini K Sharma, Head, Department of Training, Welfare, Counselling and Placement, NMAMIT, Nitte was the chief guest and resource person. In her keynote address she emphasized the need for women’s liberation and empowerment. A patriotic song by the NSS volunteers engrossed the audience. Mrs. Bhavani Shetty, Principal Dr. NSAM PU College, Nitte presided over the program. Dr. Prakash Shenoy, Vice Principal explained the significance of Women’s Day. Mr. Sunil V, Coordinator, NSS Unit, Dr. NSAM PU College, Nitte gave the opening remarks. Ms. Anushree of II PU Commerce compered the program; Ms. Joshitha Vaz of I PU Commerce welcomed the gathering; Ms. Crystal Jean Rodrigues of II PU Commerce introduced the chief guest and Mr. Rithesh of II PU Commerce proposed vote of thanks.