Udupi: MAHE hosts programme to equip hostel caretakers in recognizing & supporting at-risk students

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Udupi, Jun 14: The Department of Student Affairs at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) successfully conducted a pivotal awareness programme titled “Equipping Caretakers to Recognize At-Risk Hostel Inmates.” This initiative is aimed to equip hostel caretakers with the skills necessary to identify and support at-risk students, ensuring their well-being and safety. 

The event was inaugurated by Dr Narayan Sabhahit, pro vice chancellor of Technology and Science, who highlighted the indispensable role of hostel caretakers in maintaining a supportive and secure environment. He emphasized the importance of vigilance and proactive engagement in safeguarding students.

Col Vijay Bhaskar Reddy, chief security officer, shared his expertise on campus security, underscoring the need for robust measures and the active involvement of caretakers in protecting students from various risks. Advocate Latha Holla, serving as a resource person, delivered an expert session on the "Prevention of Sexual Harassment," educating caretakers on effectively identifying and addressing harassment.

The programme was efficiently managed by MC Calvin, student counselor, and began with a welcome address by Dr Geetha Maiya, director of Student Affairs. The event concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr Rayan Mathias, senior student counsellor. The highlight of the event was the active participation and engagement of over 250 caretakers.

This initiative underscores MAHE's commitment to fostering a safe and supportive environment by empowering caretakers with essential knowledge and skills, thereby prioritizing the well-being and security of its student community.




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