April 07, 2014
A quiz competition based on the subject pharmacuetical sciences and medicine was conducted on April 07, 2014 in the School of Pharmacy. Fifteen students from B.Pharm, M.Pharm, Pharm.D and Pharm.D (PB) participated in the quiz competition.
There were 5 teams and the whole competition was divided into five rounds namely, general round, know your medicine round, subject choice round, visual round a rapid fire round. Final year B.Pharm students (Sandeep Sankaran, Radhika Unnikrishnan, Divine P. Daniel) bagged the first prize with 93 points. Pharm.D IV Year students (Aparna R. Das, K. Aditi, Anisha Mohan) won the second prize with 48 points.
March 10-12, 2014
Displaying Sporting Talent, the School's Pharma Sports fest sees enthusiastic participation from students and staff members. The pharma sports fest Udghosh 14 began with an impressive inauguration on March 10, 2014. The meet was declared open by the Principal, Dr. Sabitha M. who also delivered an inspiring address. The inaugural ceremony included a marchpast by the different batches, lighting of the torch by athletes of various batches, oath taking by Sandeep Sankaran and captains of different classes followed by a colorful dance by the organising batch (2012 batch). A mascot was brought to the ground which entertained all staff and students.
The fest was for three days from March 10 - 12, 2014. Different indoor and outdoor games and athletics for both boys and girls were held during this period. There was tight but healthy competition in most of the games as the players gave their best in each of the games. Turnover of the supporters of different batches was also high. All the games were played in the true spirit of sportsmanship.
Mr. Sunil Dutt And Ms. Kavya, physical instructors at the Health Sciences campus deserve a special mention as they were present throughout and always gave full support to the students in all sports events. A cricket match between students and faculty members provided entertainment to all. The B. Pharm and Pharm D. (2010 batches) won the overall championship of Udghosh 2014.
The event had a graceful end with the sports flag being ceremoniously handed over to the organizers of the next year‘s sports fest followed by a colorful dance by 2013 batch. Prizes were distributed by the principal and faculty members. With AMMA’s grace and blessings, the 2012 batch and sports committee with the able support from the principal, teaching & non teaching staff and all students were able to make UDGHOSH 14 a grand success!!
March 7, 2014
An inter collegiate chess competition was held as a part of starting an indoor club for the School of Pharmacy. This was conducted in association with Chess Association, Ernakulam. There were 16 participants representing the various schools at Health Sciences campus.
The first prize (cash award of Rs. 2500) was bagged by Adithya Vivek (MBBS 2012 batch) from the School of Medicine. Aravind Siva (B.Pharm 2010 batch) from the School of Pharmacy won the second prize (cash award of Rs. 1500). The third prize (cash award of Rs. 1000) was bagged by Anand Pillai (MBBS 2012 batch) from the School of Medicine. All the participants appreciated the competition and most of them had their first experience of playing the game in a professional way.
Dhwani 2013 - The Arts Fest
November 2 – 3, 2013
Students of all batches showcased their talents with joy and enthusiasm for the dynamic cultural extravaganza. The fest included both off-stage and on-stage events with full support from the teachers of all departments.
The off-stage events were conducted during October 21-28, 2013 which included programs such as pencil drawing, extempore, poem writing, essay writing in English and Malayalam, cartoon drawing, story writing, water coloring, debate, oil painting, recitation, mehandi designing, face painting, elocution, tableau and quiz competition.
The creative pulse was widened with the on-stage items such asthiruvathira, split dance, fancy dress, group song, folk dance, mime,adapt to tune, bharathanatyam, karaoke, mohiniyattam, folk song and a mesmerizing skit from all the teams.
The overall championship was bagged by the host batch Orionz 2011who were the organizers of the fest. Vineeth (III year B. Pharm. student) of Orionz was honored as Kalapratibha and Malavika ( III year Pharm. D. student) as Kalathilakam. The second place was acquired by Aventadors 2012, followed by Pegasus 2010 and Mavericks 2013.
The best speaker award went to Vineeth of III year B. Pharm. student (Orionz 2011 batch) and best actor award to Akamsh of I year B. Pharm. (Mavericks 2013 batch).
September 12, 2013
The spirit of Onam was made more colorful with the cultural programs by students.
"Onam is a festival of prosperity, equality and happiness. When we develop attitude of care and concern for the feelings of others with the same as that of ours, life becomes easy and ultimately prosperity and happiness will also follow. But on the other hand when a person is very selfish and self oriented, the life becomes more strenuous than it is," shared Dr. Sabitha M., Principal, Amrita School of Pharamacy.
"Egoism is a failure for success, the importance of culture along with happiness makes a complete onam," noted Sri. Hariharan, Visiting Faculty, Value-based Education.
The staff and students enjoyed the delicious onam sadhya. As part of the onam celebrations, pookalam competition (Floral Decoration Contest), musical chair for faculty and other games were also conducted.
Dedicated to Selfless Service
September 11, 2013
With an intention to elevate social awareness of cleanliness of surroundings, Amala Bharatam Campaign cleanup initiative was performed in the School campus.
The aim of the campaign was to clinch initiatives to clean and promote health by proper disposal of garbage and wastes.
This endeavor was fulfilled with the full support of all the students and staffs packed with energy and enthusiasm for the fulfillment of the task in the college.
The waste was separated out into non-degradable plastic waste to assist in its appropriate disposal. Several trucks helped with the waste collection and disposal effort.
“We are proud to be a part of this cleanup program” responded the students. The interest was enhanced when both the students and teachers of Amrita School of Pharmacy as well as Amrita Centre for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine did the work side-by-side.
Emerging Role of Pharmacy Professionals in Indian Healthcare
September 6, 2013
In connection with Amritavarsham60 celebrations, the School organized a panel discussion titled Emerging Role of Pharmacy Professionals in Indian Healthcare.
The objective of the discussion was to mould the younger generation Pharmacy professionals to improve their professional outlook and to contribute significantly.
High-profile panelists included Aji Joseph Kurian (Drug Inspector, Ernakulam), P. K. Harikumar (Retired Senior Manager, KSDP), Dr. V. Sankar (Professor and HOD, Department of Pharmacy Practice, PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore), Dinesh Pallipatmana (Senior Pharmacist, Amrita Pharmacy, AIMS, Kochi), Dr. Nishant Kumar Gupta (Senior Research Associate, Arjuna Naturals Extracts Ltd, Aluva), Rasheed P. M. (Managing Director, Medicare Health Solutions Pvt. Ltd),Shibu S. A. (Regional Head-Kerala (Sales), Clover Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.), Dr. Mohamed Hisham (Clinical Pharmacist, Dept. of Critical Care medicine, KMCH, Coimbatore), John Joseph (Research Scholar, Center for Nanotechnology, AIMS Kochi) and Elizabeth M. Koshy (Pharm.D (PB) Intern, Amrita School of Pharmacy).
The moderator, Mr. Naveen Kumar Panicker, Lecturer, Amrita School of Pharmacy, outlined the basic facts of how India emerged as a leading drug producer.
The discussion was an opportunity for shedding light on the role of Pharm D. in various aspects of healthcare sector. The discussion was dynamic and offered a glimpse of various sections in Pharmacy such as hospital and clinical pharmacy, institutional, wholesale, manufacturing production, academia and marketing.
An attempt was made to tackle the common issues faced by pharmacy professionals in the society.
The panel discussion was followed by a fun-filled skit which promoted the theme of harmful effects of self-medication.
Independence Day Celebration
August 14, 2013
The country's 67th Independence Day was celebrated with great fervor at the School. The zest and zeal with which the students and faculty members displayed was significant.
Emphasizing on the importance to understand the strong cultural and spiritual backbone of our country Principal, Dr. Sabitha M. shared valuable insights.
"The life in India is colorful with the variety of festivals, traditional rituals, art and dance forms. The values of discipline should be imbibed by all and the sacrifice of great people should always be remembered," she remarked.
A quiz competition was also conducted by quizmaster Mr. Aravind R. Mridula Ramkumar and Lavanya Chandran bagged the first place followed by Jayakrishnan and Ciciliya.
The celebration definitely helped to evolve a sense of patriotism in all the students.
Ramayana Quiz During Karkkidaka Masam
August 13, 2013
Quiz competition on the Ramayana during Karkkidaka month sees participation from students and faculty members.
The significance and symbolism of the epic and the importance of Ramayana in human life was elucidated by Dr. Sabitha M., Principal. She emphasized on the importance to lead a life based on dharma and truth.
For the questions tossed up by quizmaster S. Hariharan during the quiz competition based on the Ramayana, there was immense enthusiasm from the students and faculty members for the coordination and success of the quiz competition.
The first prize was bagged by the team Ayodhya - Neethu C. M. and Sruthy T. P. followed by the team Kishkinda - Sreelakshmi Sreekumar and Darshana Sudarshanan.
Outgoing Students Farewell
July 5, 2013
Graduands of pharmacy programs, B. Pharm., M. Pharm. and Pharm D. students from the Amrita College of Pharmacy received a fond farewell.
Intercollegiate Chess Competition
March 23, 2013
As part of the Pharma Sports Fest, a chess competition was conducted with Chess Association, Ernakulam. Aravind Siva S., student, won certificate and cash award of Rs. 4000/-.
Udghosh Sports Fest
March 12 - 16, 2013
Displaying Sporting Talent, the School's Pharma Sports fest sees enthusiastic participation from students and staff members.
UDHGHOSH 2013 began with a colorful inauguration on March 12, 2013 and was was spread over five days. The fest was inaugurated by Mr. T. P. Ouseph, Head, Coach of Mission Gold - A project of Kerala Cricket, Kerala.
The inauguration was followed by a colorful March Past and lighting of Olympic torch befitting any such occasion. Customary to such occasion, the fest also saw a dance program and fireworks. The students of the school proved their ability in the sports arena and the games were played in the true spirit of sportsmanship.
The faculty members also participated to make it a memorable event.
Orionz (B. Pharm. & Pharm. D. (Regular, 2nd year) were declared the overall champions.
The closing ceremony ended with the school flag being ceremoniously handed over to the organizers of the next year’s sports, followed by a dance of the next year’s organizer.Dr. Sabitha M., Principal, School of Pharmacy, distributed the prizes and with which the curtains were drawn.
Pharmacy Week Celebrations
November 19 - 23, 2012
Students and faculty of Amrita School of Pharmacy celebrate role of pharmacist in public health during National Pharmacy Week.
Adhvaya 2012 - The Arts Fest
October 14 - 16, 2012
Adhvaya, the colorful Arts Festival of the School of Pharmacy organized by BPharm and PharmD students.
Avani 2012 , 24th August 2012
August 24, 2012
The students and staff of Amrita School of Pharmacy celebrated Onam Avani 2012 on 24th August 2012.
The students conducted various competitions like Malayali Manka,Vachaka Raja, Thiruvathirakali, Group Dance, Onappattu, etc.
Students and staff had Onasadya and also they participated in various games like Uriyadi, Tug of War, Banana Eating, Filling the Bottle, etc.