Mangaluru, May 12: An orientation programme for NSS volunteers on social behaviour, health and nutrition was organized by the National Service Scheme unit, Shree Devi College of Pharmacy- Mangaluru from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. The programme commenced with the lamp lighting ceremony by Dr Satishchandra, WHO Surveillance officer Mangaluru Division, Dr Savitha Gatty deputy chief medical officer Bondel PHC, Hemacharya director Daijiworld Media, Dr Jagdish V Kamath, principal Shree Devi College of Pharmacy, Pramod B Kumar, NSS programme officer, Baiju Mathews NSS officer.
Dr Jagadish V Kamath welcomed the dignitaries and gave a brief information about the college NSS activities conducted. Dr Satishchandra enlightened the volunteers on Routine Immunisation and the types, therapeutic uses and regime of Vaccines, which was followed by a session on Malnutrition, its problems and remedies and the role of NSS volunteers in creating an awareness by Dr Savitha Gatty. Hemacharaya’s speech was inspiring and gave an insight on the importance of how NSS can be involved in the process of Nation Building.
NSS programme coordinators Tonse Rehab, Smitha Shetty, took the responsibility hosting the programme and Shahanaz Parveen delivered the vote of thanks.
The programme was attended by all the NSS volunteers, the teaching and non-teaching staffs in person as well as online through Zoom.