The lamp Lighting & Oath Taking Ceremony of 15th Batch of B.Sc. Nursing Students took place at P.D. Bharatesh College of Nursing, Halaga, Belagavi on 02nd February 2019 at 11:00. Lamp lighting ceremony, an auspicious occasion in every student’s life, is held in reverence to Florence Nightingale or Lady with the Lamp. This ceremony initiates the students into the noble profession of nursing, which adorned in their uniforms for the first time. The program began with invocation song by the students and welcome speech by Prof. Dr. Sangeeta A Moreshwar, Principal, PDBCN, Halaga, Belagavi. Mrs. Vijayalaxmi H, Asso. Professor, recited the Florence Nightingale Oath to Budding Student Nurses. The chief guest, Dr. Appasaheb M Naratti, District Health Officer, Belagavi congratulated the students and highlighted the importance of Nursing Profession. Dr. Devagouda I, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Director, Shree Ortho & Trauma Centre, Belagavi was the Guest of Honor, elaborated the Uniqueness of Nursing Profession is the commitment in caring of sick and needy. Shri.Vinod S Doddanavar, GC Chairman, Emphasized the importance of inculcating Honesty, Integrity, Team work, Excellence and Quality in personal & Professional life. In the Presidential remark, Shri.Rajeev S Doddanavar, Secretary, Bharatesh Education Trust, Belagavi motivated the students to keep constructive approach towards the Nursing Profession by highlighting the existing scope of Nursing and its future prospects.
The program was adjourned with vote of thanks by Mr. Mahesh Rebinal, Asso. Professor from PDBCN, Halaga, Belagavi.