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19 Feb 2020

The Lamp Lighting Ceremony

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The lamp lighting ceremony is an auspicious occasion in every nurse’s life, held in reverence to Florence Nightingale, the lady with the lamp. Nursing is the only profession that follows lamp lighting ceremony. Light, as a symbol of knowledge, removes ignorance and is a lasting wealth by which lots could be achieved. The lamp lighting ceremony formally recognises the students’ entry into the nursing profession.

The Lamp lighting and Oath taking ceremony of our College for and GNM Students was held on 19th February of 2020. The Occasion was inaugurated by lighting the lamp. Dr.Prof.V.T.Lakshmamma, Principal KIMS College Of Nursing was the Special guest of the occasion. Prof.Mrs. Savitha Naveen, Principal, Pragathi College of Nursing was the Chief Guest and Dr. Edwin Devadoss, Principal Rajarajeswari Dental College was the guest of honor for the the occasion. Dr. Satyamurthy Dean, RRMCH, Dr. Praveen, Medical superintendent, Mrs. Meenakshi, Nursing superintendent was present. All 160 students rendered into the profession by taking the oath delivered by Dr.Prof.V.T.Lakshmamma.

The Ceremony was hosted by Ms. Sunaina M.Sc (N) IIYear student. The programme started with an invocation song by Ms. Ashly II.B.Sc and Prof .Mrs.Tejeswari HOD Department of Community Health Nursing, welcomed the gathering. Dr.Prof.V.T.Lakshmamma, Principal KIMS College Of Nursing, delivered a message on significance of Lamp Lighting. Dr.Prof.V.T.Lakshmamma and Prof.Mrs. Savitha Naveen, Mrs. Meenakshi Nursing superintendent and Dr. A Jebarna Kiruba Mary, Principal Rajarajeswari Nursing college lit the florence nightingale lamp and the students marched forward to receive the flame Oath.

Mrs. Reshma kharvi Asso. Professor delivered vote of thanks. The formal programme ended with National Anthem.

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