School of Arts & Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, offered AVP programs in the previous academic year served as a leading-edge initiative in the application of values to practicing life. Under the ambit of AVP, we offered the Elective Social Awareness Campaign (SAC) in the current semester.
As part of the SAC, Amrita School of Dentistry conducted a session on Dental Hygiene. Dr. Rakesh (Vice Principal, Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi), conducted the class led by Dr. Balagopalala Varma (Principal, Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi). Dr. K. N. Unni (Chairman, School of Dentistry, Kochi) coordinated the event which included free Dental Check-up and an academic visit to the excellent Dental Museum.
As part of SAC an extremely useful awareness session on Adverse Effects of the Misuse of Social Media on Youngsters was conducted by Sri. K. P. Ajeesh, Janamaithri Police Trainer, EKSAT, Govt. of Kerala as part of an initiative of Jana Maitree Police. They also participated in the Environmental Awareness Class conducted by Sri. Rajappan, Head of the WTP plant by visiting the ETP Plant, Biomedical Waste Treatment Plant, Composting Plant and Fish farming. Students opting the Elective on SAC visited Amrita Institute of Differently Abled Children at Thoppumpady. Swamiji, Br. Sheena, Head of the Institute and Dr. U. Krishnakumar (Director, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi) spoke to our students on the importance of serving the disabled children. Children presented various programme.
Another awareness session on Road Safety and Proper Driving Practice was conducted by Sri. Adarshkumar. G. Nair, Sr. Dy. DGM of Kochi Metro Rail Ltd.