Nasha Mukt Club, Nature Club inaugurated at Manipal College of Health Professions

 Nasha Mukt Club, Nature Club inaugurated at Manipal College of Health Professions
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Manipal, March 05, 2022: Manipal College of Health Professions(MCHP) launched Nasha Mukt Club and Nature Club at Sharada Hall on March 3.

Over 100 members including students and teachers from MCHP were present. Dr. G. Arun Maiya, Dean, MCHP, MAHE presided over the event. 

The faculty advisor for the club from MCHP, Binoy K Kuriakose welcomed the audience. Chief guest Dr. Geetha Maiya, Director, Department of Student Affairs, MAHE, who is also the principal investigator for the project Nasha Mukt Udupi Abhiyan involving Young Leaders of MAHE, inaugurated the Nasha Mukt Club.

She outlined the perils of drug use and the need for a peer-support system to curb this problem. The glimpses of the activities conducted at MAHE as part of the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan project were displayed on the occasion. Dr. Binil V, Associate Professor, Manipal College of Nursing the Co-investigator for the Nasha Mukt Udupi Abhiyan administered the oath to all club members.

Senior state co-ordinators Shreya Verma, State co-ordinators Eshwin and Mahesh Ambati of the Project Monitoring Unit from the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, were the special guests.  

They presented the findings and statistics of various studies from around India to stress the need for a Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan. They commended the Department of Student Affairs MAHE and the Manipal College of Health Professions for taking these bold steps towards eradicating substance use within the campus of MAHE.

Dr. G. Arun Maiya, inaugurated the Nature Club to channel the energy and vigor of students in their youth to inculcate a habit of caring for mother nature, and to curb issues that hamper our student community. The nature club at MCHP will be supported by the Department of Emergency Medical Technology and the Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics at MCHP.

Dr. Freston Marc Sirur, Course Coordinator of Emergency Medical Technology at MCHP, explained the importance of Nature Club and lauded the efforts of the Student Affairs Committee of the College, headed by Indu Toby for this initiative.

The Director of Student Affairs, MAHE distributed mementos to the dignitaries for their support of the project.

Smrithi N, the president of Student Council, MCHP proposed the vote of thanks.

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