As per the order of DC of Dakshina Kannada district and DK District Health and Family Welfare Department, awareness programme on the second wave of COVID19 was organized on 23rd March 2021. In this programme, two rangering unit students and ranger leader participated and created awareness on safety measures of COVID19 and vaccination to the shopkeepers, street hawkers and general public at Kudroli ward area, Mangalore.
The World Consumer Day was celebrated by the District Consumer Union and the Consumer club of the Besant Women's College was held on 15-03-2021 in the auditorium of the college. The correspondent of Besant Women’s College and the secretary of the Women’s National Education Society Sri. K. Devananda Pai inaugurated the program, addressing the students and created awareness among consumers rights and he suggested all the students should take advantage of the consumer club.
District Consumer Associations President Mr. S.J. Salian explains in his introductory speech said the Consumer Protection Act that consumers were unaware of their rights. In this regard, a full range of Certificate Courses are already being conducted in 9 different colleges to enhance consumer rights awareness through students of different colleges.
Prizes were distributed to the students and teachers who won the various competitions held at the college level as part of Consumer Day. Mrs. Aruna Kamath, Principal, S.D.M college, the chief guest of the program, said at present students of the Colleges are aware of their responsibilities, and remind students to take advantage of the opportunities provided, and fight for their rights by becoming the part of customer unions. Social service can be done through this.
Mrs. Geetha. The Consumer Co-ordinator, Government High School Irde, Uppalige, shared her views on the training program. Ms. Ramya, Deputy Officer, Consumer Affair Form, In her presidential address, said that it is the responsibility of the citizens to reduce the use of plastic and avoiding the use of plastic.
The Principal of the college, Dr. Satish Kumar Shetty P., who welcomed the guests. Consumer Club Co-ordinator and Head of the Department of Commerce Dr. Praveen Kumar K.C. made vote of thanks. Commerce lecturer Prof. Devika read the list of winners. Consumer Union Student Secretary Kumari Deeksha Shetty compered the programme. Kumari Aradhana made a prayer.
Benaaka association of the college was inaugurated by a poet and theater artist Mrs. Poornima Suresh on 13th March 2021 for the academic year 2020-21. The troupe staged ‘ಬದುಕಿನ ಬವಣೆ’ play during the inaugural function.
The Innovation Club has organised KYC (Know Your College) online quiz competition for the first year degree (BA, B.Com., B.Sc., B.sc.(FND), BBA, B.Sc. (Home Science) and BCA students on 12th March 2021. The Google From link was sent to the students through their class mentors. The competition organised by Mrs. Ranjini, Department of Secretarial Practice with the help of student secretary Ms. Meghana (III B.Com. (3)
The winners are :
First Prize – Prerna – I B.Com. (2)
Second Prize – Nishchitha – I BBA
Third Prize – Sowmya – I B.Com (1)
Consolation Prize – Pooja N.H. – I B.Com (2)
Research and Development Cell in association with IQAC of Besant Women’s College organized an interaction with 2 marginalized empowered women and felicitated the non-teaching staff of Besant schools and distributed masks to the students of Besant Kannada Primary School.
Speaking on this occasion Smt. Sumathi Ilanthila and Smt. Yashoda Laila described their ordeal and the selfless service rendered to the society. The pain and disgrace, the courage and hardship that they faced to bring a change in the lives of their fellowmen were unfolded to students which motivated them.
Presiding over the programme Sri. K. Devanand Pai, Secretary WNES and correspondent of Besant Women’s College opined that these great ladies are truly the role models to the students. Principal Dr. Sathish Kumar Shetty P., praised the achievement of the guests.
The convenor of R & D cell, Dr. Parashuram G. Malage, welcomed the gathering. Co-ordinator of the programme Dr. Sudha K., introduced the guests. Dr. Sathish K proposed the vote of thanks. Student secretary Ms. Deepthi Amin compered the programme. IQAC convenor Prof. Syed Kahder, NAAC Co-ordinator Dr. Praveen Kumar K.C., members of the management, lecturers, invitees and students were present.