National Research Conference and Exhibition on Indigenous Medicine – NRCEIM – 2017
INAUGURAL SESSION (27th January 2017)
09.25 Arrival of the Chief Guest
09.30 Lighting of the Traditional Oil Lamp
09.40 Visits to the Exhibition Stalls
10.30 Welcome speech by Dr. (Mrs.) S. Thurairatnam, Provincial Commissioner of Indigenous Medicine/ Northern Province.
10.40 Address by Vice Chancellor, University of Jaffna, Snr. Prof. (Ms.) V. Arasaratnam.
10.50 Address by the Guest of Honor, Mr. L. H. Thilakarathne, Commissioner of Ayurveda, Department of Ayurveda, Navinna, Maharagama.
11.00 Address by the Special Guest, Mr. S. Sathiyaseelan, Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries, Transport, Trade & Commerce, Rural Development, Road Development and Motor Traffic; Acting Secretary, Ministry of Health, Indigenous Medicine, and Probation and Child Care, NPC.
11.10 Launching reprinted version of “Pararajasekaram” &Address by Chief Guest, Hon. BalasubramaniamDeniswaran, Minister, Ministry of Fisheries, Transport, Trade & Commerce, Rural Development, Road Development and Motor Traffic; Acting Minister, Ministry of Health, Indigenous Medicine, and Probation and Child Care, NPC.
11.35 Vote of Thanks by Dr. (Mrs.) P. Sivashanmuharajah, MOIC, Siddha Teaching Hospital, Kaithady.
Venue: Auditorium at Unit of Siddha Medicine.
13.55 Arrival of the Chief Guest
14.05 Lighting of the Traditional Oil Lamp.
14.15 Welcome dance by the Siddha Students.
14.30 Welcome Address by Head, Siddha Medicine, Dr. (Mrs.) V. Sathiyaseelan.
14.45 Yoga live show by 29th Batch of Siddha Students.
15.15 Classical Dance by 32nd Batch of Siddha Students.
15.30 Speech by Special Guest, Prof. S. K. Sitrampalam, (Emeritus Professor), President/Trustof ParameswaraCollege, Council Member, University of Jaffna.
15.45 Tea & Refreshments
16.00 Speech by Chief Guest,
Vice Chancellor, University of Jaffna, Snr. Prof. (Ms.) V. Arasaratnam
16.15 Traditional Dance by 31st Batch of Siddha Students.
16.25 Guest Speech by Prof. (Mrs.) I. Sornamariammal / India.
16.55 Group Dance by 32nd Batch of Siddha Students.
17.10 Guest Speech by Prof. Piyal A. Marasinghe / Advisor, Provincial Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine, Uva Province.
17.30 Cultural events
18.10 Vote of Thanks by Secretary /NRCEIM 2017, Dr. (Ms.) V. Sanmugarajah