National Eye Donation Awareness Fortnight
- Organized by Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Educational Unit and Youth Red Cross (YRC). September 6 (Saturday) Venue: Ophthalmology Department, Time: 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm.
- The programme started exactly at 2.30 pm with prayer and the welcome address was given by Dr. Kuppusamy Krishnaram. The Presidential address was delivered by our Hon
- Dean, Dr. K.Kalaiselvi and was Felicitated by Medical Superintendent Dr. A. Jesudoss, Vice-Principal, Chairman, & Programme Director (YRC) Dr. Gurudatta S Pawar and Medical Education Coordinator Dr. Prabhu Elango.
- The keynote address “Life after death – An eye’s journey” was presented by Head of the Dept. of Ophthalmology Dr. Giridhar about the magnitude of corneal blindness in our country and the necessity for creating awareness among the public. An energetic, active participation was given by our YRC volunteers in the form of small skits, poster and short film.
- Dr.M.Rajajeyakumar, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physiology, Staff Advisor & Programme Coordinator of (YRC) read the Oath for pledging our eyes. The participation certificates were distributed by Dr.Ashok Assistant Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology. Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Ramalingam and the master of ceremony was conducted by Dr. Shanthi Dept. of Ophthalmology.
- The programme started exactly at 04.15 pm with welcome address was given by Dr.M.Rajajeyakumar, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physiology, Staff Advisor & Programme Coordinator of (YRC). The Presidential address was delivered by Chairman, (YRC) & Hon. Dean, Dr. P.Ramakrishnan and Vice-Principal, Programme Director (YRC) Dr. Gurudatta S Pawar. This programme was felicitated by Dr. Thirumalaikolundu subramanium, Professor of medicine and Dr.Nalinakumari, Professor & Head of anatomy, Department
- Total of 160 students with disposable gloves and dustbins in hands were waiting for the official start of ‘Clean Campus” initiative to kick start. It aimed to inculcate the idea of cleanliness, make the students realize the importance of disposing garbage in its appropriate place. Soon students started to assemble at their respective stations .Totally 10 stations were selected to be cleaned. Each team was headed by a leader who guided the team members in their cleaning duty. Old bottles, plastics, wrappers, rusted metals, handles, rubber material.
Relief fund for Nepal disaster, By Youth Red Cross Society
We, the members of Youth Red Cross Society & along with college management in contributing a sum of Rs.1, 18, 800 for the same.