Tuesday, 28 July 2015


Department of Anaesthesiology, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University organized a two day state level post graduate exam preparation course under the aegis of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists Karnataka State Branch on 18th & 19th July, 2015 at KSHEMA auditorium. Programme was inaugurated by Professor Dr M Shantharam Shetty, Pro-chancellar, Nitte University, who stressed upon learning new skills and techniques to improve the patient safety during anaesthesia and intensive care. Professor Dr Balabhaskar, editor, Indian Journal of Anaesthesia, was the chief guest. Professor Dr Sathesh Kumar Bhandary B, Dean, KSHEMA, released Transcendence, a collection of scientific articles for the reference of students preparing for exams. Professor Dr Safiya Shaikh, president, ISA, Karnataka, presided over the function. Professor Dr Gangadhar S B, member of governing council, ISA, graced the occasion. Dr Ananda Bangera, organizing chairman welcomed the gathering. Dr Sripada G Mehandale, organizing Secretary proposed vote of thanks.

The programme was attended by 350 delegates from Karnataka and neighboring states including Kerala and Maharashtra. 225 post graduate students made use of the opportunity in preparing for final qualifying exam during the two days intense coaching programme conducted by more than 50 well known faculty from different parts of the country. Karnataka Medical Council granted four credit hours for the programme.

Vanamahotsava at NGSMIPS

NSS Unit, NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences organized a Vanamahotsava at college premises on 27th July, 2015 at 9.30 am. Chief Guest of the programme NSS Coordinator of Nitte University Dr. Murali Mohan Choontharu, Professor, Dept. of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences spoke about the importance of Plantation and appreciated the NSS Unit to conduct such programme. Dr. C. S. Shastry, Principal, NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences also spoke to the gathering on the noble cause of plantation and advised NSS volunteers to protect the planted saplings. Then Chief Guest Dr. Murali Mohan Choontharu, Dr. C. S. Shastry, and staff members of the institute planted saplings at the arena of NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Santanu Saha, NSS Programme officer, other NSS Unit members and NSS Volunteers of NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences also planted saplings.

Salute to our former president Dr.Abdul Kalam

Let's salute the pure soul
That sacrificed its life for us
Let's tribute the strong mind
Determined to do anything for us
Let's show our joy
For his great heart
Let's honor thy
For its valour
Let's shed tears
For its love toward our country
And finally
Let's strengthen our heart
To bid farewell to the great soul......

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Campus Recruitment at NGSMIPS by HLL LifeCare Limited - NGSMIPS

HLL Lifecare Ltd (A Government of India Enterprise) India's leading manufacturer and marketer of Contraceptives, Health Care and Pharma Products, conducted a campus recruitment at NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore on 12th July 2015.

The interview panel comprised of Mr. Muralidhar Rao Banala-Senior Manager (CVM), Mr. S.R.Dili – Regional Manager HCD-WC(South),Mr.J.Devasagayam – Manager(HR), Mr. Subramanian-Asst. Regional Manager, Marketing.

Students from pharmacy colleges of Mangalore, Udupi and Coastal Karnataka and the neighboring state of Kerala participated in the recruitment drive for 250 vacant positions for Pharmacist and Assistant Pharmacists. An impressive 50% of the students who attended the interview were given offer letters.

The panel from HLL Lifecare Ltd was quite impressed by the college ambience, the student caliber and the arrangements accorded for the smooth conduct of the interview. They thanked the authorities of the University and assured the college principal Dr. C.S.Shastry of visiting the college for recruitment in the future years too.

Mr. Vivek Pai, Placement officer of the college coordinated the event.

Friday, 24 July 2015

Seminar on Career opportunities in Pharmacy Practice - NGSMIPS

The of Pharmacy Practice Department of NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences organized a seminar and interactive session on the topic “Career opportunities in Pharmacy Practice” for the Post Graduates and Pharm.D students on 15th July 2015 at NIBF auditorium, Paneer, Derlakatte, Mangalore.

Dr. C.S.Shastry, principal-NGSMIPS initiated the program with a formal introduction of the distinguished guests Dr. M. Chandrasekar, Professor, University of Findlay, USA and Dr. Anantha Nagappa Naik, Professor, Department of Pharmacy Management, MCOPS, Manipal University.

Dr. M. Chandrasekar provided excellent insights into the various areas of Pharmacy Practice. His talk focused on the challenges and opportunities of pharmacy practice, Identification of medication error and its importance. He also shared his rich experiences in the practice of pharmacy in an interactive session with the students.

Dr.Anantha Nagappa Naik spoke on the pharmacoeconomic perspectives in the field of pharmacy practice. He discussed various forums, research activities in the area of pharmacoeconomics.
,br Dr. D.S. Puranik, Head of the Department facilitated the efficient conduct of the sessions. Both the sessions were aimed to give an insight about the various challenges and opportunities in the field of pharmacy practice and were well received by the students.

Vanamahosthava at A B Shetty Dental College, Deralakatta, Mangalore - NSS Nitte University

5th annual Dr N Sridhar Shetty endowment lecture on 15-7-2015 - ABSMIDS

Prof. (Dr.) N. Sridhar Shetty is a Role Model teacher in the field of Health sciences in India said Padmabhusan Prof.B M Hegde Former Vice Chancellor of Manipal University. He stressed upon the Guru Shishya system in Indian context and called upon the young generation to take inspiration from Prof Dr N Sridhar Shetty. He was talking at Annual Prof. (Dr.) Sridhar Shetty Endowment Lecture held on 15th July 2015 on WHAT IS HEALTH?! which was organized by Nitte University and Old students association of A.B.Shetty memorial Institute of Dental Sciences (ABSOSA).

Prof B M Hegde stressed on the Importance of Health and the role of Doctor in preventing diseases and treating patients holistically. He emphasized on the need for maintaining regular balanced Diet, exercise and sound sleep to lead a healthy life.

Prof B M Hegde also called upon the doctors to fight against the commercialization of health care by pharmaceutical industry which has lead to unhealthy practices. He appealed to the young doctors to utilize their education productively and come up with newer solutions to save human lives and work towards a disease free society.

Prof. B M Hegde congratulated the old students of Prof. (Dr.) N. Sridhar Shetty for their unique way of marking respect to their beloved teacher and for felicitating him for completing 50 Golden years of Teaching Dentistry.

Talking on the occasion, President of the function and Vice Chancellor of Nitte University Prof Dr. Ramananda Shetty appreciated the efforts of Prof Dr N Sridhar Shetty for making the A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental sciences as one of the Premier Dental colleges in India with excellent clinical material and for imparting Quality training to students.

Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ramananda Shetty also presented a memento to Key note speaker Prof B M Hegde. Prof. (Dr.) N. Sridhar Shetty specially thanked his students for their affection and love towards him and for felicitating for completing 50 golden years of teaching.

Prof Dr Krishna Nayak U S Principal & Dean of A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences welcomed the gathering and briefly highlighted out the achievements of A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences in the last 30 years and the contribution of Prof Dr N Sridhar Shetty. Prof Dr Gopa Kumar R, Chairperson of Dr N Sridhar Shetty Endowment committee proposed vote of thanks.      Dr Amarshree Shetty Prof, Dept of Pediatric Dentistry conducted the Programme.