St Philomena College Puttur Observes World Anti-Human Trafficking Day
Puttur, July 31, 2023: On the occasion of World Anti-Human Trafficking Day on July 30, 2023, St Philomena College Puttur organized a special event to raise awareness about the grave issue of human trafficking and the importance of combating it on July 31, 2023, at the PG Seminar Hall of the College. The college community, along with students, faculty, and staff, came together to mark this significant day with an awareness program that included administering an oath aimed at understanding the menace of human trafficking and its impact on society. The institution aimed at addressing human trafficking issues, if any, through the committee in the college, which works to educate students and staff on the warning signs of trafficking and collaborate with local organizations to combat trafficking in the community.
Prof. Ganesh Bhat K., vice principal of the college, presided over the program. In his presidential address, he emphasized the role of educational institutions in fostering awareness and advocating for social change. He urged the students to become vigilant ambassadors in the fight against human trafficking and to work towards creating a safer and more just society.
Member Secretary of the Antihuman Trafficking Club of the College, Bharathi S. Rai, extended introductory remarks. Sheethal Kumar, Student Welfare Officer, St Philomena Centre for PG Studies and Research, gave a welcome note.
Suraksha and Srimani, Assistant professors, rendered prayer. Yashavantha G. Nayak, Coordinator of the Department of M.Com., proposed a vote of thanks. Assistant Professor Prathibha compered the programme.