Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Vrindaban held the oath-taking ceremony, also known as Lamp Lighting Ceremony, of the 37th Batch of Nursing Students & Annual Day Celebrations were held on Wednesday, 19 December, 2018 from 3:00 pm onwards at the Swami Vivekananda Auditorium of the Sevashrama.
The Chief Guest Prof. (Mrs.) Bandana Bhattacharya, Ex.Principal, Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing, New Delhi and the Guest of Honour Sri L. W. Khongwir, Executive Director, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Mathura Refinery, Mathura inspired the students and stressed on the need for professionalism and dedication in nursing.
Swami Tattwavidananda, Asst. General Secretary of Ramakrishna Math & Mission, Belur math, presided over the function and inspired the students and emphasized the need for good character while appealing one and all to do their duty with an attitude of service, love and care in the light of the life of Florence Nightingale.
The chief guest along with the Principal lit the lamp while the fresh batch of students lit their candles from it and took the Oath of Service preceded by Vedic chanting. Refreshments were served to all the guests and students.
On this occasion, prizes were distributed to the winners of various competitions participated by the nursing students. Prizes were also distributed to the candidates for their best performance in Value Education and best out going girl this year.
On the same occasion, Scholarships were also awarded to 11 staff nurses for their higher studies viz. Post-basic B.Sc. (Nursing) and M.Sc. (Nursing).
In the evening, after the refreshments, the School and Hospital celebrated the Annual Day with various cultural programmes performed by the Nursing Students and Staff Nurses.