Self-Defence Training Program - Swaraksha For Women

Feb 15, 2023

The Women's Forum of A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences organized a Self-Defence Training Program - Swaraksha For Women for I BDS and I MDS students on 15th February 2023. It was an innovative step taken by the institution towards the safety and security of the female students & employees.

The resource person was martial artist Mr. Karthik S Kateel and his associate, Ms. Shobhalatha from Swaraksha for Women Trust, Mangalore. This training session included demonstrations of different situations of assaults & harassments, precautions to be taken during such situations and the simple techniques developed by Mr. Karthik to defend oneself.
The Principal & Dean, Prof. (Dr.) U S Krishna Nayak presided over the function. Prof. (Dr) Amitha Ramesh, President, Women's Forum welcomed the gathering. Dr. Sonika Achalli, Joint Secretary, Women's Forum introduced the resource person. Prof. (Dr) Darshana Devadiga, Secretary, Women's Forum delivered the vote of thanks. Dr Sonika Achalli compered the program. The program was attended by 142 participants.