The Oath-taking ceremony, also known as Lamp Lighting Ceremony, of the 40th Batch of Nursing Students & Annual Day Celebration were held on Wednesday, 22nd December, 2021 from 3:30 pm onwards at the Swami Vivekananda Auditorium of our Sevashrama.
Swami Atmashraddhanandajee Maharaj, Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission, Kanpur, presided over the function and Dr. (Smt) Jyoti Balajee, Deen, U.P.U.M.S. Govt. Nursing College, Saifai and Sri M.P. Singh, Executive Director, RVNL, were Guests-of- Honour. Revered Maharaj and the Chief Guests, in their motivational speeches, 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 “Lady with the Lamp” who served as the First Professional Nurse in the Crimean War).
The fresh batch of students lit candles and took Oath of Service preceded by Vedic chanting. Refreshments were served to all the guests and students.
On this occasion, Scholarships worth Rs.1,70,000/- were distributed among top five nursing students of the fresh batch. Apart from this, prizes were distributed to the toppers in their Classes for best academic performance, extracurricular activities and Value Education for this academic year.
On the same day, the School of Nursing and Hospital celebrated the Annual Day with various cultural programmes performed by the Nursing Students and Staff Nurses.