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08

Sep2021

World Physiotherapy Day

Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy (NIPT) celebrated World Physiotherapy Day on 8th September 2021 with a total of 3 events and a Karunya donation. The day began with a virtual discussion on the theme 'Long COVID and Rehabilitation' at 9:15 am. Dr Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal, NIPT welcomed the gathering. Prof (Dr) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice-Chancellor, Nitte DU in his opening remarks stressed the significance of physiotherapy and rehabilitation in COVID-19.

NIPT alumni Prof (Dr) Bipin Puneeth J, Principal, Florence College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore and Prof (Dr) Tarpan Shah, Principal, Shree Swaminarayan College of Physiotherapy delivered the keynote address emphasizing the mo...

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03

Sep2021

Workshop titled "An Outlook on Child Rights and Acts"

The Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, KSHEMA jointly conducted a workshop titled "An Outlook on Child Rights and Acts" on 3rd September 2021. The objective of the programme was to get an understanding of the Acts related to Child Rights. The Workshop focused on Acts such as Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO Act 2012), Juvenile Justice Act 2015 (J J Act), Adoption Act and legal issues associated with adoption.

The Workshop was inaugurated by Dr Shrinivasa Bhat U, Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, where he discussed problems associated with children and the need to understand laws protecting child rights. He then introduced the moderator of the...

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15

Aug2021

75th Independence Day celebration

The Nitte (Deemed to be University) and NSS Unit celebrated the 75th Independence Day at KS Hegde Medical Academy campus on 15th August 2021. The Chief Guest was Padma Shri awardee Harekala Hajabba.

Prof. Dr. Sateesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice-Chancellor, Nitte DU, Prof. Dr. M S Moodithaya, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Nitte DU, Prof. Dr. Alka Kulkarni, Registrar, Mr. Shashi Kumar Shetty, NSS Coordinator, and senior officials of Nitte University were present on the occasion.

The 75th Independence Day was typically celebrated by planting 75 herbal saplings in the campus....

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04

Aug2021

News from NUINS | Nitte Smart Health Village Project 'Apathbandhu' (A training program of rural volunteers in first aid and emergency care)

As part of Nitte Smart Health Village Project 'Apathbandhu', Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, NU-MEDISiM, and Dept. of Public Health, KSHEMA jointly organized a training program for rural volunteers in first aid & emergency care, and the launch of 'CoviSwas' - Nitte Covid-19 Home Isolation App on 4th and 5th August 2021 respectively, at the Atal Incubation Centre, Nitte, Karkala.

The program was inaugurated by Shri. N. Vinaya Hegde, Honorable Chancellor, NitteDU. Speaking on the occasion, the Chancellor said that healthcare related issues should be viewed holistically and providing health for all is the need of the hour. This calls for selfless service, dedication, em...

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02

Aug2021

MoU on Knowledge Sharing with RVS Padmavathy School of Architecture

In the wake of recent architectural development in the country, architectural education has taken a huge turn towards innovation and collaboration. Students are learning from more than just in the institution and a wide variety and diversity of exposure and opportunities is becoming a mandate in education. The cross-cultural learning that is widespread in the west is now taking a huge wave across our nation and such an era calls for collective and dynamic growth in a symbiotic manner.

In consideration of the above, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 2nd August 2021, between Nitte Institute of Architecture represented by its Director, Ar. Vinod Aranha and RVS Padmavathy S...

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19

Jul2021

Congratulations Dr. Mohamed Faizal Asan

Dr. Mohamed Faizal Asan, final year postgraduate student, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology of ABSMIDS has won the following prizes at the National Oral Medicine and Radiology Consortium held from 19th to 21st July 2021 hosted by Rama Dental College and Hospital, Kanpur.

1st Prize in the Poster Presentation.
Poster Title: Patient Awareness about Physical Therapy Modalities for Management of TMJ Pain.

2nd Prize in the Scientific Paper Presentation.
Paper Title: Tele Oral Medicine - A Lesson from COVID Pandemic...

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01

Jul2021

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 impor...

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25

Jun2021

News from NIPT | Frontier Lecture

Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy (NIPT) organised a Frontier Lecture on "Research Methodology and Introduction to Grant Writing" on 25th June 2021 at the Institute premises.

The event began with a prayer by Ms. Chaithanya Ratheesh (Final year BPT), followed by a welcome address by Prof (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal. The resource person for the lecture was Dr. Praveenkumar Shetty, Director R&D, Nitte DU, who spoke at length on Research Methodology and Grant Writing, process, and outcomes.

All the teaching faculty of NIPT attended the Lecture. Dr. Saumya Srivastava, Assistant Professor, NIPT, Coordinator of the event, delivered the vote of thanks....

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05

Jun2021

Tree planting event

Nitte University Green Initiative Project (NUGIP) organized a tree planting event on the World Environment Day on 5th June 2021.

On this occasion, Prof. (Dr) Shastry C S, Principal, NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Prof. (Dr) Fatima D'Silva, Principal, Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences; Prof. Vinod Aranha, Director, Nitte Institute of Architecture and Prof. (Dr) Anirban Chakraborty, Director, Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research planted trees in Paneer campus. They appreciated the efforts of the maintenance staff and gardeners in keeping the campus green.

The informal event was a welcome activity. Prof. (Dr) Smitha Hegde, Member ...

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31

May2021

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21

Apr2021

NitteDU among Top Universities in THE Impact Rankings

Nitte (Deemed to be University) is placed in the rank band of 100-200 among participating Universities from all over the world in three categories of the Impact Rankings 2021 released by Times Higher Education(THE) on 21st April 2021. With a Top 200 ranking in Good Health and Well Being, Gender Equality and Clean Water and Sanitation, Nitte University was overall among the Top 400-600 Institutions globally in 2021.

These rankings assess Universities for their social impact based on the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by all members states of the United Nations Organization (UNO) in 2015. These goals provide a framework to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all....

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07

Apr2021

E-poster competition

The NSS Unit of NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences organized an E-poster competition for NSS volunteers on the topic, 'Health Safety and Preventive Care in Pandemic Condition' to celebrate World Health Day on 7th April 2021. Dr. Feby Lukose, Principal Project Associate, and Dr. Poorani Gananathan, Scientist 1 - DST NU-TEC, NUCSER were the judges for the event....

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31

Mar2021

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 succes...

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16

Mar2021

News from NUINS | One-day seminar on 'Good Clinical Practice'

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences organized a one-day seminar on 'GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE' on 16th March 2021 at the NUINS Learning Centre, to enhance knowledge regarding the concepts of ethics in research.

Dr Neetha Kamath, IQAC Coordinator, welcomed the gathering. Prof. Dr. Ashok Shenoy, Dept. of Pharmacology, KMC, Mangalore; Prof. Dr. Vinitha R Pai Dept. of Biochemistry, Yenepoya DU and Dr. Sheethal Ullal, Professor & Head, Dept. of Pharmacology, KMC, Mangalore were the Resource Persons. Dr. Nalini, Head, Dept. of Mental Health Nursing, NUINS proposed the vote of thanks. The program was compered by Ms. Priya, Lecturer, NUINS. 45 ...

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08

Mar2021

News from NIPT | Women's Day Celebration

International Women's Day was celebrated at Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy (NIPT), on 8th March 2021.

Ms. Neha Shetty, Asst. Professor, NIPT, delivered a talk on 'PCOS & Menstrual Hygiene', to the second-year students of Physiotherapy. A collage-making competition on the theme 'Women in Healthcare Service during COVID-19' was held as part of the celebrations.

Ms. Pratiksha N and Ms. Aneesha Dawadi, both students of the final year bagged first place in the competition.

Dr. Purusotham Chippala, Professor, NIPT, welcomed the gathering. Mrs. Priyanka Nayak, Coordinator of the Women's Cell, organised the event....

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28

Feb2021

News from NUCSER | A beach clean-up session

As a part of the Swachh Bharath Mission, Adhyetha, the Alumni Association of NUCSER, organized a beach clean-up session on Sunday, 28th Feb 2021 at Someshwar Beach, Mangaluru. A team of 30 volunteers including faculty members joined hands in cleaning up a stretch of the most popular area of the beach. The team collected all kinds of trash from the beach and the parking areas, and plastic items contributed the most.

It was a productive Sunday morning, where the participants did their bit in making our beaches clean and beautiful. The team also came up with a few eco-friendly tips for everyone to follow in order to reduce the pollution of our oceans. These tips include - opting for ...

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11

Feb2021

Guest lecture on 'Fire Safety'

The Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing of NUINS organized a guest lecture on 'Fire Safety' along with a practical demonstration on 11-02-2021.

Mr. Prashanth Kamath, Fire & Safety Officer, Nitte (Deemed to be University) was the resource person. He lucidly explained the preventive and safety measures to be followed to avoid fire accidents and answered the questions raised by the students.

This was followed by a practical demonstration of fire fighting techniques to teach the students how to face the situation boldly without panicking, in case there was an accident.

Prof. (Dr.) Sabitha Nayak, Vice Principal, NUINS presided over the program and delivered...

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12

Jan2021

News from NIPT | National Youth Day

Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy observed the National Youth Day and the 159th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12th January 2021 at Patanjali Yoga Hall, with great enthusiasm. Dr. Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal, NIPT, elaborated on the significance of Youth Day to all the students.

The students of NIPT listened to the live telecast of the Honorable Prime Minister's address to the youth of the country on the occasion of the National Youth Parliament Festival via video-conferencing. The program was coordinated by the NIPT - NSS Program Officer Dr. Rashmitha AP....

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21

Dec2020

Christmas celebration

Teaching and non-teaching staff, research scholars, and post-graduate students of NUCSER celebrated Christmas on 21st December 2020.

The program was presided over by Prof. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Director, Projects & NU-TEC, and Prof. Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER. As her Christmas message, Prof. Karunasagar spoke about the importance of brotherhood among people to come together and celebrate this joyous festival with the hope that all negativity of 2020 would be left behind and 2021 will start with a determined and sound mind.

On this occasion, the staff and students came together to sing carols, enjoyed the kuswar and cakes, and participated in games ...

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11

Dec2020

Staff development program on the subject, 'Building Resilience'

Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, in collaboration with Faculty Development Centre, Nitte (Deemed to be University), organized a staff development program on the subject, 'Building Resilience', for the non-teaching staff on 11th December 2020.

The pro...

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31

Oct2020

News from NUCSER | Celebration of National Unity Day

The birth anniversary of Sri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is celebrated on 31st October every year as National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Divas.

The National Service Scheme (NSS) and Youth Red Cross (YRC) Advisory Committee of NUCSER conducted a National Unity Day Pledge on 31st October 2020.

Dr. Rajesh, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Pulmonary Medicine, KSHEMA, and a front line COVID warrior administered the oath to the student volunteers and staff of NUCSER to uphold the integrity and security of the nation.

Prof. (Dr) Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER was present on this occasion and the concluding remarks were delivered by Dr. Rama Adiga, NSS PO.

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31

Oct2020

News from NIPT | Rashriya Ekta Diwas

Rashriya Ekta Diwas to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the architect of integrated independent India, was observed by the NSS unit of Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy, Deralakatte on 31st October 2020.

The Principal Prof. (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar KU; NSS Program Officer Dr. Rashmitha AP and the faculty members present, pledged to work towards strengthening the security, unity and integrity of the nation....

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30

Oct2020

Commemoration of Henry Dunant

The Youth Red Cross Unit (YRC) of Nitte (Deemed to be University) organized the commemoration of Henry Dunant on 30th October 2020 at the University premises. To commemorate his efforts as co-founder of the Red Cross, YRC - Nitte DU, felicitated frequent blood donors and organisers of the highest number of blood donation camps in this area.

Felicitated on the occasion were Dr Sumalatha R Shetty, Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology and NSS Coordinator for Nitte (DU) for donating blood 29 times and Mr George, Senior Radiographer, Justice K S Hegde Charitable Hospital who has donated blood a record 48 times. He also holds the distinction of being the most frequent male donor. ...

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09

Oct2020

10th Annual Virtual Convocation of Nitte (DU)

Chief Scientist and Deputy Director General of World Health Organisation (WHO) Sowmya Swaminathan on Friday said that living in harmony with the environment and animal kingdom was very critical to preventing global pandemics. This week, the world witnesses 32 million known COVID-19 cases and over a million deaths, she said. She was delivering the convocation address at the 10th Annual Virtual Convocation of Nitte (Deemed to be University) here through a video message. Nitte, on the occasion, conferred a honorary doctorate degree D.Sc on K. Kasturirangan, scientist and Chancellor, Central University of Rajasthan.

Speaking on the pandemic outbreak, Dr. Swaminathan said, "But the ...

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24

Aug2020

Nitte (Deemed to be University) has obtained approval to open coastal Karnataka s first plasma therapy unit in in its Justice K S Hegde hospital.

Nitte (Deemed to be University) has obtained approval to open coastal Karnataka's first plasma therapy unit in its Justice K S Hegde hospital. The permission has been granted by the drug controller general of India considering blood bank facilities. The unit received plasma from three donors on the very first day and treated COVID-19 patients from it. The treatment is possible by modern instruments, expert doctors and a well-equipped blood bank. Nitte university's blood bank is the first in coastal Karnataka which has single donor platelet facilities. Adults above 18 years including women who have not yet conceived, weighing more than 55 kgs and recovered from COVID-19 can donate plasma a...

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12

Aug2020

News from ABSMIDS | Swachhta Action Plan Institution

A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences has been recognized as a 'Swachhta Action Plan Institution' by Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Department of Higher Education,
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

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23

Jun2020

International Yoga Day

As part of the International Yoga Day celebration on 21st June 2020, the Physical Education Department, ABSMIDS conducted an online quiz competition on "General Awareness about Yoga" between 16th to 21st June. 634 members from various colleges, universities, States actively took part in the competition and were issued E-certificates for their participation.

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26

Jun2020

News from KSHEMA | "Biodosimetry - Perspectives on Current Trends"

The Central Research Laboratory, K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, organized a three-day National Workshop on "Biodosimetry Perspectives on Current Trends" in association with the Karnataka Science & Technology Academy on 5th, 6th and 7th March, 2020 at the New Auditorium, ABSMIDS, Deralakatte. The aim of the workshop was to create awareness and interest among students, research faculty and the general public about radiation hazards and its management.

Dr. Praveen Kumar Shetty welcomed the gathering; Dr Tarun Sekhri, Sc 'H', Director, INMAS-DRDO, Delhi inaugurated the ceremony and spoke on the current and future perspectives of Biodosimetry; Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor...

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