REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS
Republic day was celebrated on the 26th of January 2018 at 8.30 am. Rev. Fr Richard A. Coelho the Director of FMCI, the Administrators, Assistant Administrators, Dean, Principals, Medical Superintendent, Staff and students were present on the occasion. The program began with a prayer song by the BASLP students. Dr Supriya Hegde, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, FMMC welcomed the gathering.
Dr Shivashankara A.R., Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, FMMC unfurled the National Flag and gave an inspiring message. Emphasizing that we should practice our rights as well as our duties, he said “many a time, we practice only our rights but forget our duties. So, instead of asking or waiting for others to do unto us, if we carry out our duties towards our nation, we will be able to see an enormous change in the society as well as the country at large.”
The students of Medical College and Allied Health Sciences sang patriotic song.
Mrs Diana Cutinha, Lecturer, FMCON proposed the vote of thanks. Sweets were distributed to all those who were present.
The whole programme was compered by Dr Terence Derryl L. D’Souza, Senior Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, FMMC.