Monday, 14 September 2020

Happy Engineers' Day!

Here's to all the engineers at Nitte who aim to experiment, innovate and create things that will empower us and benefit our society! Nitte wishes its students a 
Happy Engineers' Day!

News from ABSMIDS | Training Program for School Teachers on Online Teaching and Basic PowerPoint Presentation

As part of the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan program, the Department of Public Health Dentistry, A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences and Sevanjali Trust, Farangipete organized a training program for school teachers on ‘Online Teaching and Basic PowerPoint Presentation’ at Sri Rama School, Arkula on 7th September 2020 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm.

The program organised to guide the school teachers on various methods of online teaching and preparation of PowerPoint presentation was well received.11 school teachers participated in the program. Dr. Deesha Kumari, Dr. Bless Annie Philip and Mr. Bharath conducted the hands-on workshop for the school teachers.

Press release | Adherence to biosafety procedure stressed


Friday, 11 September 2020

Press release | Start-ups must focus on scenario planning


News from NMAMIT | Teachers’ Day Celebration

NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte celebrated Teachers’ Day in memory of Dr. S Radhakrishnan on 5th September 2020. The Chief guest, Sri. N Vinaya Hegde, President, Nitte Education Trust and Chancellor, Nitte (Deemed to be University), joined the event online and addressed the gathering. Dr. Niranjan N Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAMIT presided over the function.

The following faculty members were felicitated for successful completion of their Ph.D degree during the academic year 2019-20.
• Dr. Sandesh, Asst. Professor Gd II, Dept. of Biotechnology
• Dr. Sharada Udaya Shenoy, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of CSE
• Dr. Anisha P Rodrigues, Asst. Professor Gd II, Dept. of CSE
• Dr. Narendra K.C, Asst. Professor Gd III, Dept. of ECE
• Dr. Vidya Kudva, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of ECE
• Dr. Durga Prasad, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of ECE
• Dr. Roopa B Hegde, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of ECE
• Dr. Shivakumar BR, Asst. Professor Gd II, Dept. of ECE
• Dr. Udaya, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engg.
• Dr. Santhosh G, Asst. Professor Gd III, Dept. of Mechanical Engg.
• Dr. Grynal D’Mello, Asst. Professor Gd II, Dept. of Mechanical Engg.
• Dr. Raghavendra Bairy, Asst. Professor Gd III, Dept. of Physics
• Dr. Shyam Prasad K, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Physics
• Dr. Ramakrishna B, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Humanities

Three books - ‘A Novel Architecture Design for Network on Chip’ jointly authored by Dr. Niranjan N Chiplunkar, Principal & Dr. Sanju, former faculty, Dept. of CSE, NMAMIT; ‘Ksheeraambudhi’ and ‘Ksheerasaara’ authored by Dr. Divakara Bhat, Librarian, NMAMIT were released during the function.

Dr. I. Ramesh Mithanthaya, Vice Principal & Dean Academics welcomed the gathering. Dr. Subrahmanya Bhat, Dean, Student Welfare introduced the faculty members who were felicitated. Mr. Yogeesh Hegde, Registrar, NET Campus, Nitte proposed the vote of thanks. Mr. Venkatesh Kamath, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Biotechnology compered the program.

News from NSAMPUC, Mangaluru | Teachers’ Day Celebration

The NSS unit of Dr. NSAM PU College, Mangalore organized Teachers’ Day celebration on 5th September 2020 at the college to commemorate the birth anniversary of former President, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. 

Dr. Naveen Shetty K, Principal of the college inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp. Addressing the gathering, he said Dr. Radhakrishnan, a teacher, was elected as the first Vice President of our country. An ideal academician, he was also the second President of India. He advised the teachers to imbibe the great qualities of Dr. Radhakrishnan.

Mr. Mahesh, Kannada Lecturer, mentioned that the dedication, values and discipline of the teachers played a significant role in shaping the lives of their students. He concluded his speech by quoting the line of Purandaradasa, a renowned composer of carnatic music “unless you become a slave of the Guru, you cannot get salvation”.

News from NIPT | World Physical Therapy Day

A webinar on ‘Developmental Pediatric Physical Therapy in Cerebral Palsy during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Reliability of the Virtual Clinic’ was conducted by Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy, on 8th September 2020, on the occasion of World Physical Therapy Day. The webinar was conducted in collaboration with King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; A J Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore and Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore. 

Prof. (Dr) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor, Nitte (Deemed to be University), delivered the inaugural address. Dr. Bindhu S, Additional Professor of Anatomy, Yenepoya Medical College, delivered a talk on ‘Exploring the structure and development of the early human brain’. Dr. Shilpa Hegde, FLDNDP, Asst. Professor, A J Institute of Medical Sciences spoke on the ‘Clinical aspects of Cerebral Palsy’ and Dr. Amitesh Narayan, Consultant Specialist, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, KSA and Professor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (on sabbatical) spoke on ‘Developmental pediatric physical therapy in cerebral palsy during the COVID-19 pandemic - Inputs from the virtual clinic’.

The sessions were followed by a vibrant Question & Answer session. 

 A total of 155 participants registered for the webinar. The welcome address was delivered by Prof. (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar KU, Principal, NIPT who was also the Convenor.

Ms Aishwarya Nair, Asst. Professor, NIPT & Coordinator of the webinar proposed the vote of thanks. 

Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Press release


Press release | Nitte varsity Convocation


News from NUINS | Investiture Ceremony of the new SNA office bearers and the Teacher’s Day Celebration

The Investiture Ceremony of the new SNA office bearers and the Teacher’s Day Celebration of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences was organized by the newly elected members of the SNA, under the leadership and guidance of the Principal & SNA President Dr. Fatima Dsilva and the new SNA advisor, Mrs. Melba Drago on 5th September, 2020. Dr. Smitha Hegde, Professor, Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research was the Chief Guest. Dr. Smitha, in her address, spoke about the importance of power when students take over new office and how it should be executed with due diligence and responsibility.

Ms. Shalom, the ex-SNA Vice President, in her message to the new SNA Council stressed on the fact that hard work coupled with teamwork always pays dividends, and also thanked the teachers for their selfless and tireless service in shaping the future of the students. 

Mrs. Melba Drago, the new SNA Advisor, welcomed the virtual gathering and led the oath taking ceremony of the new SNA council. Students showcased their talents by creating a short video which was played during the program as a gesture and mark of gratitude to the teachers. Ms. Akshatha recited a song to celebrate & value the presence of teachers in our lives and expressing gratitude to them.

Interesting and brain-teasing games were organized by the students for the teachers. The Principal, Dr. Fatima Dsilva, addressed the gathering and appreciated the hard work of the students for putting up such a wonderful program and encouraged them to collaborate well with each other and work as a team. The program ended with the vote of thanks proposed by the new SNA Vice President Ms. Fathima Wafah.