Safe Motherhood Day-2018


Kalinga Institute of nursing sciences observed safe motherhood day-2018 in association with SOMI Odisha chapter on 11th of April-2018 in KIMS Auditorium. One day Intercollege competition was organized among the students of various colleges & schools of Nursing in Odisha.

The Programme started sharp at 10.30 am with lighting the lamp by the chief guest and other dignitaries. Dignitaries present on the dice were Dr. Sanghamitra Pati Director, ICMR, RMRC, BBSR  was the chief guest for the programme, Mrs. Basanti Behera, Secretary, ONMEB, BBSR & Mrs.Laxmi Tudu,Registrar,ONMC,BBSR was the guest of honour for the programme, Mr Panchanan Parida ,Management Representative, KIMS,KIIT Deemed University, and  Dr. Jyoshna mayee Panda department of O&G PBMH, Prof. Mrs Amrita Lenka, Principal, CON, KINS. Dr. Sanghamitra Pati Director, ICMR, RMRC, BBSR emphasized on importance of nurses in reducing maternal mortality rate and infant mortality rate in her speech. Mrs.Laxmi Tudu,Registrar,ONMC,BBSR addressed the key issues in maternal health. Mrs. Basanti Behera, Secretary, ONMEB, BBSR highlighted on different programme on safe motherhood. Welcome song was presented by the students. Prof. Mrs Amrita Lenka Principal(CON) KINS  addressed the gathering. Mrs. Kalyani Rath, Asso. Professor (KINS)  unfolded the theme & the theme for this year is “Amplify Women’s voice for quality, Equity and dignity (QED) for improved maternal Health” .
Various competition ie. poster, elocution & mime show were held throughout the day.

Posters made by the students on the theme on ‘birth preparedness’ were displayed for audience and the evaluators. In this competition 34 students participated and was evaluated by two judges Dr.Jyoshnamayee  Panda Associate Prof. department of O&G PBMH, KIMS & Col. Sushamma  Sahoo, nursing superintendent PBMH, KIMS.The 1st prize owned by  Kalinga School of Nursing, BBSR. 2nd prize owned by  Kalinga Instituute of Nursing Sciences and 3rd prize owned by Lord Jagannath Mission College and School of Nursing.

Elocution  competition started from 11.30pm-1:30pm with 27 numbers of participants from various nursing colleges and schools which was judged by Mrs. Dharitri Swain, Asst. Professor, AIIMS, BBSR & Mrs. Joyce  Mathew Principal Aswini School of Nursing Cuttack. The topic for the elocution was ‘Healthy mother and Healthy Nation’. The 1st prize owned by AIIMS College of Nursing, BBSR,2nd prize owned by Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences,KIIT, BBSR  & 3rd prize owned by LJM College & School of Nursing, BBSR.

Post lunch session was started with mime show competition on the theme “Respectful maternal care” by the participants from various colleges and Schools of Nursing. Total 8 groups were there to perform & judged by Prof. Mrs Anuradha Panda, Principal LJM College and School of Nursing and Prof.Mrs Ritanjali Sahoo Principal College of Nursing Cuttack. The 1st prize owned by LJM College & School of Nursing, BBSR,2nd prize  owned by College of Nursing, Cuttack & 3rd prize owned by AIIMS College of Nursing ,BBSR

The valedictory session started at4pm which is chaired by Prof. A. Lenka, Principal (CON), KINS, Prof  Mrs Niyati Das Vice principal (CON) KINS, Prof. Mrs Ritanjali Sahoo Principal CON Cuttack, Prof. Mrs  Anuradha Panda principal LJM college  & school of Nursing. Prizes & certificates were distributed to the winners and the participants by the dignitaries. Finally Prof. Mrs Niyati Das Vice Principal(CON) KINS gave the vote of thanks & the program was conducted successfully.

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