Saturday, September 23, 2023

Exposure trips, programmes organised for students

As part of its academic and extracurricular activities, educational institutions and other institutions across the state organised exposure trips and various programmes for the students.
KC: Under the national oral health programme and as part of the oral cancer awareness month, National Health Mission (NHM), Department of Health and Family Welfare (DoH&FW) Kohima conducted an “oral cancer screening” at Kros College in Kohima on April 6. The dental unit team from Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima (NHAK) junior dental surgeons, Dr. Lydia and Dr. Kemezhunuo conducted oral screenings of 36 students.
During the programme, District Nodal Officer (NTCP) Dr. I.Simon Sumi spoke on the “causes and prevention of oral cancer,” and said that youngsters start consuming either smoke or smokeless tobacco products as early as 15 to 24 years of age.
Dr. Simon deliberated on how tobacco was causing premature mortality in the world and that “tobacco is the only legally available substance which kills when it is used as intended”. He also informed regarding the four strategies for preventing tobacco user in young people, by eliminating exposure to second-hand smoke and advancing to healthy equity by identifying tobacco related disparities.
NEISSR: The National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR) in collaboration with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) conducted a mass cleanliness drive on April 5 in the campus with the aim to beautify the environment of the institute.
SJU: The department of Civil Engineering, St. Joseph University (SJU) on April 5 organised the second edition of “Estribos 2023”, focused on improving the ability and creativity of the students.
At the programme, guest of honour, Er. Beto T Jimo encouraged the students to enjoy college life, and also stressed on the importance of scheduling their priorities instead of prioritizing their schedules. He also advised the students to work on balancing academic life and personal development.
Delivering the presidential address, vice chancellor SJU, Dr. D. Gnanadurai highlighted the importance of engineers in developing the infrastructures and giving the society a sophisticated life. He also stated that engineers should have to take effort to protect the environment from the impact of their creations.
Honorary secretary, Institute of Engineers (IEI) Nagaland State Centre, Er. Imliwati Jamir also spoke at the event. The vice chancellor also released a magazine.
In separate events, the department of history conducted its 2nd Dynamic Fusion on April 4 at SJU Auditorium, on the theme, “Ameliorating skills and personality”. The students participated in debate, singing, dancing, and various indoor games. The department of political science conducted an outreach Programme for the B.A VI semester student on April 3 at Khonoma Village, Kohima.
LFIC: Department of commerce, Livingstone Foundation International College (LFIC) went for an industrial visit to Cement Corporation of India, Bokajan on April 1. The 10 visiting members were taken on a tour of the manufacturing unit by Shiv Shankar and Kishore.
TC: Tetso Mountaineering Club of Tetso College Dimapur on April 2 held an interaction with honorary Captain, Yogendra Singh Yadav Param, Vir Chakra, who was on a visit to Kohima with north east car rally.
GMS Sangtamtilla: Government Middle School (GMS) Sangtamtilla of Sangtamtilla Village Dimapur in collaboration with NECTAR Lighthouse organised an exposure trip for 51 students and 11 teachers to Science Centre Dimapur.
PGC: Department of Botany, Phek Government College organized a field trip to Zanübu Mountain on April 1. A total of 19 students from B.Sc. 2nd, 4th and 6th semesters, along with four teachers participated in the field trip.


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