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Yenepoya Nursing College holds Lamp lighting Ceremony 2022

Yenepoya Nursing College holds Lamp lighting Ceremony 2022
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Mangaluru: The ‘Lamp Lighting and Oath Taking Ceremony of the 21st batch of B. Sc Nursing and 19th batch General Nursing and Midwifery students of Yenepoya Nursing College was held on Dec 9 2022 at Indoor Auditorium, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University).

The lamp lighting ceremony formally recognizes the students’ entry into the nursing profession as the lamp symbolizes the light that a nurse becomes to her patients and as a symbol of hope and comfort to those suffering. Candle lighting signifies the student nurses’ acceptance of the challenges in the nursing profession. 

The chief guest of the occasion was Gracy Lobo, Nursing Superintendent, KMC Hospital Attavar, Mangaluru. Honourable Pro. Vice Chancellor, Dr B H Sripathi Rao, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru presided over the function. Anju Ullas, Assistant Professor II and Navya, Assistant Professor- I class coordinators of B Sc Nursing and GNM coordinated the programme.

The programme commenced at 10:30 am by invoking God’s blessings with a prayer. Gireesh G R, HOD, Medical Surgical nursing department welcomed the gathering.   Prof. Shashikumar Jawadagi enlightened the audience on the significance of lamp lighting and oath-taking in the Nursing Profession. The chief guest, Prof Dr Gracy Lobo, in her address to the gathering applauded the students for choosing the nursing profession. She stressed the significance of patient safety in the nursing profession. Dr B H Sripathi Rao, Honourable Pro. Vice Chancellor, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru delivered the presidential address. The dignitaries and the faculty of Yenepoya Nursing College lit the lamps of 152 novice nursing students. Dr Leena KC administered the oath of the nursing profession to the budding nurses.

  The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr Umarani J, Vice Principal, Yenepoya Nursing College. The ceremony concluded with the national anthem. 

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