As a part of Overseas Immersion Programme (OIP) of Ngee Ann Polytechnic Singapore, fourty one students and Mr Oliveiro Jeremy, Mrs B Santhi, Mrs Sivaneswary Palanibilo faculty of Ngee Ann Polytechnic visited Manipal College of Nursing Manipal on 17th September to 7th October 2017.

October 18, 2017

The Students and their faculty were given an opportunity to interact with Manipal Academy of Higher Education Officials on 19th September 2017.

Various visits were organised such as Experience Theatre, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Campus, Museum of Anatomy and Pathology (MAP), Kasturba Hospital, Simulation Centre, Library, Mareena, and Smrithi Bhavan. The group also visited Spandana Rehabilitation Centre at Nejar, SDM Ayurveda Hospital at Udyavara, Pilikula Nisargadhama and City Centre Mall in Mangalore, and Murudeshwara Temple at Murudeshwar.

Session on ‘Religion, Caste and Communities of India’ by Dr Nikhil Govind, Professor and Head, MCPH, a session on ‘Indian Democracy and Politics’ by Dr Meera Baindoor, Associate Professor, MCPH and ‘Grass Root Development’ by Dr Ravindranathan P, Assistant Professor, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations were conducted. Dr Nanda Kishor MS, Assistant Professor- Senior Scale, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations conducted an interactive session on ‘Gandhi and His Vision’ and Dr Praveen K Shetty, Assistant Professor-Senior Scale, Department of Humanities and Management conducted a session on ‘Culture and Diversity of India/ Folk and Classical Tradition’. A session on ‘Introduction to Yoga’ was conducted by Mrs Lavya Shetty, Lecturer, Department of Integrative Medicine and Research (Yoga) where a demonstration of Aasanas was carried out by Yoga Trainers, Ms Alka and Ms Sumathi, Department of Integrative Medicine and Research (Yoga). Dr Elsa Sanatombi Devi, Professor and Head, Department of Medical-surgical Nursing, MCON Manipal, demonstrated best from the Waste.  

Rangoli and Garland making, Mehendi application, handicraft were demonstrated by IV year BSc nursing students of MCON Manipal. Cooking with and without fire was conducted by staffs and students of MCON Manipal and Ngee Ann Polytechnic Singapore. Cultural exchange programme was conducted by the students of Ngee Ann Polytechnic and MCON Manipal.
The Programme was coordinated by Mrs Reshma R Kotian and co-coordinated by Mrs Melanie Lewis, Lecturers, Department of Community Health Nursing under the guidance of Dr Shashidhara YN, Head of the Department of Community Health Nursing, MCON Manipal.