Overseas Immersion Programme (OIP) of Ngee Ann Polytechnic Singapore at MCON

As a part of Overseas Immersion Programme (OIP), the students and faculty members of Ngee Ann Polytechnic Singapore visited Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, MAHE from 16th September to 6th October 2018.

October 08, 2018

The team consisted of 43 students and three faculty members - Mrs Sivaneswary Palanibilo, Ms. Sahlawati Binte Abu Bakar and Mr. Ismail Maideen. They were given an opportunity to interact with Manipal Academy of Higher Education officials on 20th September 2018.

Various visits were organized such as Experience Theatre, MAHE Campus, Museum of Anatomy and Pathology (MAP), Kasturba Hospital, Simulation Centre, Library, Marena and Smrithi Bhavan. The group also visited Spandana Rehabilitation Centre at Nejar, SDM Ayurveda Hospital at Udyavara, Primary health centre, Hiriadka, City Centre Mall in Mangalore and Murudeshwara Temple, Murudeshwar.

The details of the session conducted are as follows: ‘Religion, Caste and Communities of India’ by Dr Neha Chatterjee, Associate Professor, MCPH; ‘Indian Democracy and Politics’ by Dr Vidyanath, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, MGM College, Udupi; ‘Grass Root Development’ by Dr Ravindranathan P, Assistant Professor, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, 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 Abhay Shetty, Assistant Professor-Senior Scale, Department of Humanities and Management conducted a session on ‘Culture and Diversity of India/ Folk and Classical Tradition’. A practical session on ‘Introduction to Yoga’ was conducted by Mrs Lavya Shetty, Lecturer, Department of Integrative Medicine and Research (Yoga) where a demonstration of Aasanas were carried out by Mr. Govardhan Reddy, Senior Grade Lecturer, Department of Integrative Medicine and Research (Yoga).

Rangoli, Garland making, Mehendi application and handicraft were demonstrated by Mrs. Soumya Acharya, Asst. Lecturer, MSON and IV year BSc nursing students of MCON Manipal. Cooking Indian food was conducted by Mrs. Saritha, Mrs. Divya, Associates, MCON Manipal along with the students of MCON Manipal and Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. Cultural exchange program was conducted by the students of Ngee Ann Polytechnic and MCON Manipal.
The program was coordinated by Mrs Anusuya V Prabhu and Mrs Binu Margaret, Asst. Professors, Department of Child Health Nursing under the guidance of Dr, Mamatha S Pai, HOD of the Department.