Children's Day is celebrated each year on November 14 in India as a tribute to the country's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

The faculty members and students of third year BSc Nursing and first year PBBSc nursing of department of Child Health Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing MAHE Manipal organized children’s day programme on November 17, 2020 at ASARE, an institution for the mentally challenged children, Manipal.

Due to the Covid pandemic, the children’s day of 2020 was celebrated in a unique fashion through the virtual platform. The students recorded their performances such as singing, action song, classical dance, solo and group dance. The faculty members from the department visited ASARE and displayed the recordings of various entertainment programme to the inmates of ASARE. Mr Ramesh, a special school educator, welcomed the gathering and mentioned the purpose of the visit. The dance performance of ASARE inmates was wonderful. The administrators of ASARE expressed their gratitude for spending time and celebrating children’s day in a very different way. They also thanked the students of MCON for their performances. The program ended with the distribution of sweets to the children and teachers. A total of 23 inmates along with their 12 caretakers and office bearers participated in the program. Mrs Sangeetha Priyadarshini & Mrs Sheela Shetty, Assistant Professors, Department of Child coordinated the program.