FRESHER’S DAY CUM LAMP LIGHTING & OATH TAKING CEREMONY (2017-2018)
Guru Nanak College of Nursing was celebrated Fresher’s day cum Lamp lighting & oath taking ceremony on 16/12/2017. The programme commenced with the entry of freshers in a beautiful procession, followed by the dignitaries. The guests and freshers were welcomed by a prayer Shabad followed by a formal stage function. The function was inaugurated by lighting the lamp, by all the dignitaries; Dr.Balwinder Singh Walia, Chairman, Guru Nanak group of colleges was the Chief Guest of the function and he stressed upon “Nursing being the noblest profession and the best among all the other health Sciences. He also focused upon the significant role of nurses in caring for the patients with the use of scientific knowledge and tender loving care”.
The dignitaries were Dr.Iqbal Singh Walia, General Secretary, Guru Nanak Group of colleges, Dr.Y.N Sharma, Director, Guru Nanak group of colleges, Dr. Ashwani Sharda, Principal, Guru Nanak Ayurvedic medical college and Dr.Neetu Ohri, Principal, Guru Nanak college of education.
Dr.Harvinder Kaur, Principal, Guru Nanak college of Nursing and Mr.Jitendra Singh Dhakar, Vice Principal, Guru Nanak college of Nursing and all the teaching and non teaching faculty and students were attended the function.
The lamp lighting ceremony held as a tribute to Florence Nightingale-the lady with the lamp, and it formally declares the student’s entry into the nursing profession. All students were entered into the profession by taking the nurse’s oath by Dr.Harvinder Kaur, Principal, Guru Nanak college of Nursing and in her address, she stressed on “Nursing students should be knowledgeable, competent and have a positive attitude. She also stressed on the importance of good communication for the nurses and proper time management in their student life. She told them to be proud nurses as they cater to God’s greatest creation”. The cultural events were started by selecting Mr Fresher and Miss Fresher. The Programme came to an end with cultural events followed by National anthem.