From Our Special Correspondent
Daijiworld Media Network
Bengaluru, Feb 26: St John’s College of Nursing had its graduation ceremony of the 38th batch of GNM, 28th batch of BSc, 29th batch of PBBSc and the 23rd batch of MSc Nursing on Friday.
Additional chief secretary to energy department and infrastructure development ports and inland water transport department Kapil Mohan, who was chief guest, emphasized the importance of clarity, focus and determination besides selfless service in their profession.
The change in times wherein the old pave way for the new and invited the young graduates to contribute their ideas and efforts towards the advancement of the profession and in turn the progress of the nation, he said.
A total of 184 graduates received their certificates. Meritorious students and batches were also awarded prizes.
Prof Dr Jacob Parappally MSFS, Prof of Theology, Tejas Vidya Peetha, Bengaluru presided over the function and stressed the need for following the 3 C's - Care, commitment and compassion – must be followed by the graduates.
Fr Dr Paul Parathazham, director, St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, stressed the need for values together with being proactive rather than being reactive in various circumstances of life.
Lt Col Prof Reena Menon, principal, College of Nursing presented the annual report and Sr Ria Emmanuel, chief of nursing services, administered the oath to the graduates.