When darkness comes, let us not condemn the dark, but light a lamp to illuminate.”
The lighting of the lamp by nursing students symbolizes the entry of students into this noble profession. The oath taken by students signifies the commitment and dedication towards their profession.
The lamp lighting and oath takin ceremony of the 19th Batch BSc Nursing and GNM students of Christian Group of Institutions was held on the 13th of June, 2022, which was presided over by the Chairman, Mr. Sunesh Jose.
The program started with the invocation song by Ms. Nandini Prasad and Ms. Hridika (4th year BSc Nursing students). A dance was performed by Ms. Sneha Guchhait (4th year BSc Nursing student) to welcome the guests. The welcome address was given by Mr. Yasir Arafat ( (4th year BSc Nursing student), which was followed by the inauguration of the program.
The Chief guest for the event was Mrs. Pushpa Velangani (Chief Nursing Officer, Sakra World Hospital). She gave an inspiring speech based on vast experience about the present scenario of nursing.
Mrs. P Vidhya, Nursing Officer – Quality, Sakra World Hospital was the Guest of Honour at the occassion. She shared a crisp and clear message to the students stressing the need for compassion in nursing.
The special invitee for the occasion, Rev. Father Eldho John blessed the students for their bright future ahead.
The Principal, Christian College of Nursing, Dr. Blossom Maria Manuel enlightened the students on the significance of lamp lighting. This was followed by a message by Mrs. Bhavani, Principal, School of Nursing in which she conveyed her best wishes to the novices.
The students had their candles lit by the dignitaries on the dais and the oath was administered by Dr. Blossom Maria Manuel. The students then rendered their song of dedication.
The invitees were then felicitated by the Chairman. Prize distribution of various events conducted over the year and awards for academic excellence were handed over by the dignitaries on the dias.
The formal session of the lamp lighting program ended with a note of thanks by Mr. Johnson Toppo.