Friday, 28 August 2015

Department of pedodontics and preventive dentistry (constituent college of nitte university) - ABSMIDS

Kodinhi is a village in rural Kerala, where if you have seen one child you will probably run into its double soon after. In this community of 2,000 families there are 250 sets of twins. In 2008 alone, of the 300 families who had children, 15 pairs were born, a rate at least six times higher than the average for the country. India has one of the lowest twinning rates in the world, but Kodinhi is close to the top of the global twinning league. Hence the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive dentistry, conducted a dental screening camp as a part of the N-BRITE program among twins residing in Kodinhi village, Malappuram district, Kerala. Dated on 17.7.2015-20.7.2015, under the able guidance of Sr. Prof. (Dr.) Amitha M. Hegde, H.O.D. of the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry. A total of 150 patients were screened. There were 58 pairs of twins including 1 triplet .

The children were screened to evaluate their caries experience, taste preference and oral hygiene status. A questionnaire survey was conducted on healthy eating practices among twins, following which health education on the importance of oral hygiene measures, importance of good nutrition and avoidance of junk foods was given to the children. A total 110 children were referred to A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences. Post-graduates attended were Dr. Minu Mathew, Dr. Hari Krishnan .S and Dr Devika. J .Nair.

Breast-feeding week celebration - ABSMIDS

Breast-feeding week was celebrated by Dept. of Pediatrics, KSHEMA and Dept. of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry; A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences on 3.8.2015 to 8.8.2015. Counseling of breast feeding mothers was done and they were explained about the innumerous benefits of breast feeding on the Oral health of the children. Program also included distribution of pamphlets for awareness.

Post graduates of Dept. of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry; A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences presented poster and table clinic titled “Maternal and infant oral health care”.
,br> Post graduates present – Dr. Ankit, Dr. Anisha, Dr. Momeka K, Dr. Nikitha, Dr. Vaishak and Dr. Parvathy-

Dr. Amitha M. Hegde, Sr. Prof & Head, Dept. of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, also the chief organizer of this program along with her team commemorated to support the practice of breast feeding and oral health.

N-SPECC(Nitte special child care) programme - ABSMIDS

As part of the 30th year celebration (30 dazzles) we from the department of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry through our N-SPECC (Nitte Special Child Care) conducted "NO - New cavity approach" programme for the Mangala Jyothi Special School children. We will be conducting periodically screening and preventive dentistry treatments to all the special children for a period of one year.. The first camp was conducted on 27th August 2015 under the able guidance of Dr. Amitha. M. Hegde, Senior Professor and Head of the .H.O.D., Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.

Questionnaire were given to the parents to fill out questions pertaining to oral hygiene and diet. An oral health talk comprising of video play and tooth brushing technique was demonstrated. Visual pedogogy in the form of posters were given to all the parents for reinforcement of oral hygeine measures in the children.

A total of 43 special children (Standard VI to Standard X) who comprised of autistic, hearing impaird, physically disabled, mild mental retardation were screened. Oral prophylaxis and topical fluoride treatment were provided to all the children.

Future prospects : A three, nine and twelve month follow up for all these children.
Postgraduates attended: Dr. Ankit, Dr. Natasha, Dr. Rachaita Chhabra Dr. Harikrishnan, Dr. Rohan and Dr. Yerra Anusha
Non- teaching staff attended: Mrs. Veronica

Thursday, 27 August 2015

‘Career Opportunities in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs’ and ‘Mind Mapping-A tool for effective learning’. - NGSMIPS

The department of pharmaceutics had organized Guest lectures on ‘Career Opportunities in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs’ and ‘Mind Mapping-A tool for effective learning’ by Dr. T.M. Pramod Kumar Professor & Head, Dept of Pharmaceutics, JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore, on 26th August 2015 for students of final year B. Pharm.

Introducing the guest speaker, the vice. Principal Dr. Narayana Charyulu stressed the need for students to attend such informative sessions and gain extra knowledge apart from that acquired through regular classroom learning.

Dr. Pramod Kumar In his first session on “Career opportunities in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs”, explained why it was important for a pharmacy student to be well informed and gain knowledge in trending areas such as CGMP, ANDA, Data Integrity issues, and they could use the same to their advantage in their higher education pursuits or future career assignments.

The second session was on “Mind Mapping- A tool for Active learning Techniques”. The students were given mini challenges and exercises to bring in active participation. The students reacted well with creative and extempore response.

The principal thanked the speaker for updating the students with current information and developments in the pharmaceutical arena.

A seminar on the topic “How to face Exam anxiety” - NIPT

Conducted a seminar on the topic “How to face Exam anxiety” by BrahmachariSujay Chaitanya Swamiji . Dr Subramanyam, cheif of Cardiology Dept Inaugurated the event. Principal Dr Dhanesh kumar welcomed the gathering.Mr Mahesh hegde proposed the vote of thanks.around 230 exam appearing students benefited by this session.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Independence Day Report - NSAMFGC - Bengaluru

The 69th Independence Day was celebrated by the students and staff of the college on 15th August 2015.

The National flag of India was hoisted by the Chief Guest Prof. Arakalagodu Padnabha at in our college campus. Soon after the hoisting of the flag, The Chief guestProf. Arakalagodu Padnabha elaborated on patriotism towards the country and our flag. Dr. H.C Nagaraj, principal, NMIT shared few words on patriotism. Mrs. Rajalakshmy, Principal,Dr.NSAM PU College addressed the gathering followed by cultural programmes by the students of our college and the PU college. The programme ended with the National Anthem. Sweets were distributed to all those present.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

CAMPUS – 2015-16 - NSAMFGC Bengaluru

The Commerce and Management Committee under the leadership of Mr.Shekar, Ms Aasha and Ms. Bhavya took the initiative of forming CAMPUS – which stands for Commerce and Management ….Place to Utilize Strengths…

Accordingly on 7th August 2015, CAMPUS was inaugurated by our beloved Principal, Dr. Meera Krishnappa, Vice Principal Ms Bhagya and HOD Ms Rozy.

The inauguration programme was anchored by Swathi R & Srikrishna Bhagavan of Final Year B.Com. The programme started by invoking God’s Blessing through a beautiful prayer devotionally rendered by Nagesh and team followed by the Lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries, staff co-ordinators & event managers. Dr. Meera Krishnappa, Principal of DR.N.S.A.M.F.G.C launched the logo- CAMPUS – 2015-16.

Ramya of First B.Com explained the logo which symbolises the following ideas:

Group of people dressed in blazers in the logo indicates unity, unity is strength......when there is teamwork and collaboration wonderful things can be achieved. In the logo, the blue lines surrounding the people that CAM Committee makes you feel secure with practical knowledge to face the tough competition in a globalized world

CAM means Commerce and Management

PUS means Place to Utilize Strengths

NSAM CAMPUS is a place to utilize your strength where it provides a platform for students to utilize their opportunities, strengths, talents and learn to collaborate.

The Objectives of CAMPUS – 2015-16 were explained by Bhavya of Fitst B.Com which are as follows: 
  • To enhance and re- inforce concepts in Commerce and Management 
  • To inculcate the value of team work and collaboration 
  • To provide a platform to showcase the creativity of the students 
  • To bring out the hidden potential of students 
  • To equip the students to face the corporate world 
  • To make the students better managers of tomorrow 
  • To enhance communication and presentation skills 

The Action Plan of CAMPUS – 2015-16 was explained by the Event Managers as below:

  • Marketing Event:
    a)Product Launch
    b) Advertising
    c) Personal Selling Techniques

  •  Finance Events:
    a) Aptitude Test
    b) Case Study
    c) Company Creation

    Human Resource Events:
    a)Preparation of Resume and Personal Interview
    b) Group Discussion
    c) Stress Interview.

    Business Quiz A Mock Debate was conducted to highlight the importance of the Commerce and Management Committee.

    Dr. Meera Krishnappa, Principal of DR.N.S.A.M.F.G.C addressed the gathering. She spoke about the need to develop practical skills and confidence apart from being innovative. She expressed happiness about the initiative taken and wished the students all success in their ventures. Vote of thanks was delivered by Veena of Final year B.Com followed by a Photo session.