Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, celebrated Onam festival of the year, “Aavani-2019” on September 6, 2019. Pharm.D. and B.Pharm. students of the 2017 batch coordinated the event. Dr. Sabitha M., Principal, Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, delivered the Onam message and wished everyone a happy and prosperous Onam. The program included traditional Thiruvathira, Malayalimanka competition, Onavillu (Quiz) and dance by students. The students and faculty members participated in different games like musical chair, bun eating, uriyadi and tug of war. A sumptuous Onasadhya was also served to students and faculty members.
Along with the Onam celebration, the Teacher’s Day and World Literacy Day observed on the 5th and 8th of September respectively were also celebrated. Mr. Ajay Menon, a writer and lawyer, lectured on the importance of book reading. Sonam Chodson of 3rd Semester B.Pharm. was gifted books for her regular reading habit. Two students delivered a speech on the book that inspired them and had brought changes in their lives. Teachers were gifted with flowers as a token of gratitude and appreciation.