LAMP LIGHTING CEREMONY OF IST YEAR B.Sc NURSING
The day February 1, 2012 will go down in the memories of T.JOHN COLLEGE OF NURSING with an extra FEATHER in its cap as the day witnessed the lamp lighting ceremony of its 9th batch of B.Sc Nursing students along with the inauguration of Student Nurses Association. The ceremony was presided over by Dr. Thomas P John,Chairman,T John Group Of institutions and the chief guest for the programme was Mrs. Rohini paul Nursing superintendent Narayana hrudayalaya Hospitals .The programme started with the procession of 1st year B.Sc nursing students followed by prayer song by the college choir. A heartwarming welcome speech was given by Mrs. Jayanthi, lecturer dept of OBG, TJCN.. The chief guest mrs. Rohini paul and principal Prof. P.Neelavathy then passed on the flame to each of the first-year students.. The college report for the year 2011 - 2012 was presented by the college Principal, Prof.P.Neelavathy followed by an inspirational address by the Chief guest and Chairman. Prof.Idzenga, Campus Director Rtd Wing Commander P.Sambasivan, and Academic Advisor and Former Campus Director Rtd Wing Commander David Yohan motivated the students with their inspirational thoughts. Prizes were conferred to deserving students for their excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities followed by inauguration of SNA. Programme was concluded with vote of thanks.
Essence of lamp lighting
Lamp lighting ceremony ,an auspicious occasion in every nurses life is Held in reverence to Florence Nightingale or Lady with the Lamp as she is more popularly known, this ceremony initiates the students into the noble profession of nursing, where adorned in their uniforms for the first time, these students hereafter will study and practice in actual medical surroundings