Daan Utsav of Manipal College of Nursing Manipal

Voluntary Service Organisation (VSO) of Manipal College of Nursing Manipal has organised Kreeda Anand, Taradarshan and Arogya Bodhan as part of Daan Utsav celebration 2018.

October 10, 2018

Kreeda Anand: An interactive session with students of a high school in Rajeev nagar was held on 6th October 2018. The students of standard 8th, 9th and 10th were introduced to the team of volunteers of MCON. Happy dots signifying the spirit of Daan Utsav were distributed among the students, to mark the beginning of the celebrations. Multiple indoor and outdoor games were played with the students. Outdoor games included ‘Bomb in the City’ and ‘Dodgeball’. Indoor games were ‘Burst the Balloon, Marble Race, Straw with a Hole, Confetti Swap, etc. Prizes were distributed for first and second place in each of the games. The students also displayed their talents. Three students whose birthdays are in October were given extra gifts.

Taradarshan: A visit to the planetarium with students of a high school was organised at Dr. T.M.A Pai Planetarium, School of Life Sciences. The students of standards 8th and 10th of GCHS Rajeev nagar and the volunteers from MCON Manipal, along with supervisors from both institutions visited Planetarium and screened “Dawn of the Space Age” in Kannada. The overall feedback about the facilities and the programme was encouraging. The students and teachers expressed their joy and gratitude about the entire day’s programme.

Arogya Bodhan: Health teaching to in-patients of Oncology wards, Kasturba Hospital Manipal was organised on 8th October 2018. Health teaching was delivered on the possible side effects of chemotherapy and its management. More than 70 participants (patients and their relatives) have attended the programs. The question answer session followed by health teaching was continued for more than an hour. Arogya Bodhan was a huge success and beneficiaries have expressed the usefulness of teaching.
The entire Daan Utsav was organised by the students of MCON Manipal under the guidance of Ms. Latha T, VSO faculty coordinator, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal. The Dean, Associate Dean and Faculty of the college have supported the events and appreciated the celebration.