Shillong, July 27: A three-day Second National Conference under the theme: “Knowing Research Basics: The Path Towards Quality Education, Administration and Practice” organized by the College of Nursing, NEIGRIHMS kickstarted today at NEIGRIHMS, Shillong.
Chief Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Shri Y. Tsering graced the inaugural function as Chief Guest.
Addressing the inaugural function, Shri Y. Tsering said that undertaking a research in nursing which if applied and put into practice will go a long way in addressing various healthcare issues that are prevalent in the society. The Chief Guest also said that nursing being one of the main components in the health care sector is responsible for delivering quality health care services to the people.
While congratulating the nurses for their dedication, hardwork and unending services to the society, Shri Tsering urged the nursing students to learn and imbibe themselves from the deliberations of the resources persons during the 3-day conference and to incorporate those learnings into their research studies.
Others who spoke at the inaugural function included Dr. K Reddemma, Nodal Officer, INC Consortium, Prof. (Dr.) D. M. Thappa, Director, NEIGRIHMS, Prof. (Dr.) A. C. Phukan, Dean, NEIGRIHMS and Ms. C. E. Myrthong, Principal, College of Nursing, NEIGRIHMS.
During the programme, the Chief Guest along with other dignitaries also released a Souvenir of the Second National Conference.