A guest lecture programme on “Consumer Awareneww” was organized on 04-07-2012. Dr.C.Nithyananda Pai, Co-ordinator of Puttur Consumer Forum was the resource person and Prof.Leo Noronha, Principal of the College was the President of the function Prof.Dinakara Rao, Director of Suraksha Consumer Forum has organized the programme. All the members of Suraksha Consumer Forum were present in the programme.
A programme of signing of MOU and inauguration of Certificate Course in Consumer education was organized on 3rd August 2012 in the Silver Jubilee Memorial Hall of the College. MOU washeld between St.Philomena College, Puttur and D.K.District Federation of Consumer Organizations, Mangalore. Prof.Leo Noronha, Principal of the College and Mr.Edwin N.D”mello, of Consumer Organisations have mutually signed and exchanged the documents.
Mr.Sharana Basappa, Deputy Director of Food, Civil Supplied and Consumer Affairs of D.K.District was the inaugurator of the certificate course in consumer education.
Prof.Ganapathy S., HOD of Economics and Prof.Dinakara Rao, Director of Surakasha Consumer Forum were present in the programme.
To create awareness among the citizens of Puttur on “Environmental Protection” and “Consumer rights” a Jatha programme was organized from the College Campus to the private bus stand, Nellikatte with the joint efforts of NSS Unit, Suraksha Consumer Forum, Rovers-Rganers Unit and Rotary Club, Puttur East on 15th August 2012. Mrs. Rekha J.Shetty, Community Development Officer, of Puttur Muncipality was the inaugurator, Mr.Abdul Khadar, President of PTA, Mr.Jayarama Shetty, Vice-President of Rotary Club Puttur – East were the Chief Guests and Prof.Leo Noronha, Principal of the College was the President of the inaugural function.
250 volunteers of NSS, Suraksha Consumer Forum, Rovers-Rangers were participated in the programme with slogans, plackets, banners, environmental songs etc. This programme was organized by Prof.Dinakara Rao, Prof.Edwin D.Souza, Prof.Venkateshwari and Prof.Meenakshi.