Speak and Search Lecture Series Webinar on “Promoting Mental Health during COVID-19 Pandemic”

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Organize by KIIT Society of Civil Engineers

KIIT Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE), along with ASCE and ICE Student Chapter, organized a webinar under ‘Speak and Search Lecture Series’ on the topic “Promoting Mental Health during COVID-19 Pandemic” on 22th May, 2021 on Zoom platform.

The speaker Dr. Shree Mishra, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar had an interactive session with the students and the staff members of KIIT School of Civil Engineering. She described various impacts of the pandemic on mental health and suggested ways to tackle them by being at home. She was accompanied by Dr. Nabagata, who specialized in drug de-addiction and mental cure. She explained many methods to deal with the negativity and anxiety, which are common problems of the work-from-home mode.

Earlier, Prof. Sanjib Moulick, Dean, School of Civil Engineering welcomed the speaker and thanked her for sparing time to join the event. An introductory video on KIIT Deemed to be University that also included its recent achievements was also screened. The Student Coordinators Harshit Kishlay and Shubhra Sharma expressed their heartfelt gratitude towards medical staff along with all other frontline workers, who are working tirelessly in these testing times.

The event concluded with a Q&A session. The vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. K. P. Samal, Faculty Coordinator, KIIT Society of Civil Engineers. The event was attended by 85 participants.

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