January 20, 2023

An awareness session on ‘Road safety’ was organized for the 3rd year BSc Nursing students of MCON on 17th January 2023 between 11.30 am and 12.30 pm at the 2nd Floor, classroom, MCON Building, MAHE, Manipal. This was organized as part of the Health and Social Welfare Committee activity of the Student Nurses’ Association of MCON, Manipal on ‘Road Safety Week’ from 11th to 17th January 2023 as observed by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highway.

Mr.Ravishankar P, RTO officer, Regional Transport Office, SarigeSowdha, Rajatadri, Manipal, Udupi District was the Resource Person for the same. Dr.Melita Sheilini, Advisor, Health and Social Welfare Committee of MCON welcomed and introduced the speaker to the participants.

Mr.Ravishankar, in his talk, emphasized the importance of road safety and the consequences of not following road safety. He highlighted the do’s and don’t’s of road safety and made the audience internalize the benefits of road safety as a simple weapon for the self and others protection. He also tinted on the various incidences which took place by not following the road safety rules and made the audience appreciate the vitality of following road safety rules. About 91 students attended the session and it was concluded with words of gratitude expressed by Mrs.Savitha, Co-Advisor of the committee.