Happenings

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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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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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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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