Mangaluru, September 30, 2019: Milagres College in collaboration with Mangalore University, organized a one-day training program on ‘Drug Abuse, Anti-ragging, Sexual harassment, and Environmental Protection’in the college auditorium.
Prof. P L Dharma, Chairman, Department of Political Science and Mass Communication and Journalism was the chief guest and speaker of the program. Rev. Fr Joseph Lobo, Correspondent, Rev. Fr Michael Santhumayor, Principal, Prof. Lourdusamy, Academic adviser, Mrs. Anju Thomas and Ms. Eva Manorama, Program Conveners were present on the dais.
Rev Fr Michael Santhumayor welcomed the gathering and introduced the guest speaker. Prof. P L Dharma, in his address emphasized the significance of educating youth regarding Sexual harassment and ragging that can take place in institutions of higher learning. He said that students must become aware of their roles as responsible citizens and strive towards achieving great heights rather than falling prey to these social and sensitive issues.
Speaking on the occasion, Rev Fr Joseph Lobo said that an educated student always is aware of himself and his surroundings and makes good choices that will transform others. Prof. Lourdusamy insisted on the role of institutions of higher learning in transforming youth towards community learning and sensitizing them regarding social needs.
Students of Milagres college, St Ann’s B. Ed College, Maps Evening College were present for the training sessions and benefitted from the same.
Ms. Priscilla compered the program and Mr. Denzil E Pinto Proposed the vote of thanks.