Date: 5th June 2022

On the occasion of National environmental week, Krupanidhi college of Physiotherapy organized an environmental awareness session and sapling plantation drive.

A post -graduate NSS Volunteer gave a talk on the environment friendly approach and the preventive measures towards global warming. She spoke about strengthening the world and ensure that nature is preserved at all costs. The presentation threw light on the causes of environmental pollution and steps to be taken at individual and society level to save the mother Nature.

Principal of Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy, Dr. Milan Anand, spoke about the importance of planting trees and motivated the Volunteers to go green. All the NSS volunteers promised to educate atleast one underprivileged about the conservation of environment.

Date: 12th May 2022

It was an online session attended by 110 participants. 34 MPT students of Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy attended the session offline with the resource person. Webinar was very informative. Dr. Sudhakar explained the mobility and stability dysfunction, its types and treatment approaches. There was a demonstration with volunteers to explain how to do assessment for spine dysfunction and categorization. This 2 hr session was interactive and audience questions were well-addressed by the speaker.

Date: 7th May 2022

Krupanidhi college of Physiotherapy organised an International workshop on Breast Cancer Rehabilitation on Saturday, 7th May 2022, in association with Lymphatic Education & Research Network, USA. The instructors of the workshop were Dr. Priyank Jain and Dr. Gnanasekar T.V, Oncophysiotherapist and Lymphedema Therapists, from Doha, Qatar and Chennai respectively. The welcome address was given by Dr. Sam Paul Issac, Director and Dean (Physiotherapy), followed by the auspicious ceremony of the lighting of the lamp by our Dr. Sam Paul Issac, Dr. Milan Anand (Principal, Physiotherapy Department) and our esteemed guests Dr. Priyank and Dr. Gnanashekar. Dr. Gnanashekar addressed the objectives of the workshop, followed by the basics of Cancer- definition, stages, common diagnostical and surgical procedures used in breast cancer. Dr. Priyank then took over explaining the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, followed by a short break. The session resumed with Dr. Gnanashekar who explained the details of lymphedema in general and in relation to breast cancer. Dr. Priyank spoke about the physiotherapy rehabilitation to prevent and treat complications following breast cancer surgery/ adjuvant therapies. This pre-lunch session included the theory aspect of the workshop. After the break, Dr. Priyank and Dr. Gnanashekar interacted with the participants and taught Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) techniques as well as step-wise CDT technique for lymphedema management of the upper extremity. Participants performed the activities in groups and also explored the various types of compression bandages (multiple layer bandaging) and demonstrated the types of strokes, as well as the sequence for lymphatic drainage. The workshop was concluded with a vote of thanks by the Dr. Milan Anand, followed by the valedictory ceremony. Dr. Milan Anand felicitated the guest speakers and the event ended with the distribution of participation certificates to the attendees.

Date: 15th March 2022

Time: 11:30am to 12:30pm

TOPIC: Introduction to Bobath concept RESOURCE PERSON: Dr. Gaurish Kenkre (PT)

Certified Bobath Therapist (WCRC, South Africa), Motor Learning Training Training

(Sydney, Australia), Advanced Bobath Training (Porto Alegre, Brazil), credential Mc Kenzie and Mulligan therapist, Chief rehab consultant in spine clinic at Lilavati and Breach Candy Hospitals, Mumbai. Director of Rehab Team of India, Mumbai. Head of the department of Physiotherapy at Fortis hospital, Kalyan.

Number of Participants: 157.

Platform: Microsoft teams Dr. Gaurish started session with the ICF model and explained about the facilitatory and inhibitory techniques for the patients and the importance of trunk control. He also explained how to use key points of controls like shoulder, hip, knee, trunk and ankle. There was a live demonstration of the techniques to facilitate rolling, bridging and reachout activities. Towards the end of the session, he showed few videos and answered all the queries from the students. It was a very informative and stimulating session, simplified for the students to understand Bobath concept.

Date: 3- 4th March 2022

Time: 9:00-5:00

Resource Person: Dr. Sudhan S G (Professor, KCPT) & Mrs. Sruthi. G (Asst. Professor of Anatomy, KCPT)

The workshop on Applied Dry needling was inaugurated at Palladium Hall by Dr. Sam Paul Isaac, Director KGI. The participants were welcomed by Principal Dr. Milan Anand, KCPT. After the registration, the course materials were distributed and the sessions were conducted in the Palladium Hall and Anatomy lab as per the schedule. Eleven participants from different part of the city attended the workshop. The session included cadaveric based anatomy, surface markings, palpation techniques and dry needling following appropriate COVID protective protocols. During the workshop, the origin and the scientific background behind the dry needling technique was introduced and the needling techniques for individual muscles were performed on models. The participants practiced the techniques on each other and were amazed to see the results. Healthy working lunch and refreshments were arranged for the participants at the campus during the 2 days of workshop. The workshop ended successfully on the eve of 4th March 2022 and digital feedback was collected from the participants. The participation certificates were distributed to the participants by Dr. Milan Anand, Principal KCPT. The resource persons were given appreciation certificates and they expressed their sincere thanks to the management, participants and the organising team.

Date: 23rd Dec 2021

KINESIA 2021 is the annual cultural program organised each year by the Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy (KCPT). It is considered to be the soul of KCPT. Everyone really looks forward to this day of fun and enjoyment. This year we had raised the bar and the excitement extravaganza was organised for full 3 days. It was an online event where students participated from the comfort of their homes with equal excitement and enthusiasm.

Krupanidhi college of Physiotherapy had celebrated Christmas day on 23rd December 2021. The theme for the event was colors of Christmas- Red, White and Green. All the students and faculties followed the theme and was all agog for the celebration.

The celebration started with the Christmas message by Dr. Sam Paul Issac, Dean and Director of Krupanidhi Group of Institution followed by an address by Dr. Milan Anand, Principal, KCPT. As a token of love and gratitude, students of Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy presented the handmade greeting cards to all the faculties of Physiotherapy.

The celebration continued with cultural activities like group dance and carol singing by students of Physiotherapy. Dr. Samuel Paul Issac and faculties joined the carol singing along with student and made the event fun filled. There was Christmas cake cutting and many fun-filled activities for faculties towards the end. It was a wonderful goodbye treat for the year 2021.

Date: November 2nd 2021

No. Of Participants: 150

TIME: 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy had organized the Rastriya Ekta Diwas as observance of Sardar Vallabhai Patel Birth Anniversary on 02/11/2021.

The program began at 10:00am with a short lecture given by a post graduate student of Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy, Ms. Pratishtha, on the life of Sardar Vallabhai Patel and the importance of UNITY in our country. The UNITY oath was led by Dr. V Kalidasan, Professor, Krupanidhi college of Physiotherapy at 10:30 am. 150 NSS Volunteers took the oath. The unity oath was followed by UNITY RUN which was kicked off by the Principal of Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy, Dr. Milan Anand. Volunteers ran for 2 kms in the spirit of UNITY.

A painting Competition (THEME- Unity in Diversity) and a friendly football and Badminton match was also organized for the NSS Volunteers by NSS Unit, Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy. 25 volunteers had participated in the painting competition and first 3 prizes were given. All the participants received the participation certificate. The football team and the badminton players were also given certificates of participation

It was an exhilarating event spreading the message of UNITY around.

Date: 21st July 2021

Krupanidhi college of physiotherapy celebrated the 7th INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA on 19th June 2021. The theme was # Be with YOGA# Be at HOME. All the participants attended it from the comfort of their homes. The NSS volunteers began the event with an insightful powerpoint presentation on YOGA and discussed the importance of YOGA in the current times, with pandemic and lock down when people are confined in their houses.The presentation was followed by a live demonstration, which was very refreshing where all the students performed Yoga to their utmost fitness level. Students enjoyed the Pranayama session and appreciated its calming effects. The session ended with a short meditation followed by mantra chanting.This was an enlightening evening and everyone promised to make YOGA an integral part of their lives.

Date: 16th July 2021

KRUPANIDHI COLLEGE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY conducted a webinar on “Evidence informed practice - a step towards professional autonomy" under the webinar series “CONTINUING PHYSIOTHERAPEUTIC EDUCATION”.


Today is the era of research and innovation. Research is a process to discover new knowledge and it is always evidence based. This webinar series gives insight into importance, process, available resources, barriers, challenges and feed forward in evidence informed clinical Practice.

Dr. Narasimhan Swaminathan, our resource person for the day, is a physiotherapy educator and researcher, working as Professor of Physiotherapy and Vice Principal, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Chennai, India. He had completed his Post-graduation in Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in 2003 and FAIMER fellowship, at PSG, Regional Institute in the year 2012.

Messages and Poster were circulated in various social media platforms including WhatsApp and Facebook which included all the information and the registration link for the webinar.

The webinar revolved around the hand pain due to various factors including Carpel tunnel syndrome, and guidelines were given for the treatment of the same. Around 168 Physiotherapists were benefited by taking part in the Webinar. In the end there was a question-and-answer session addressed by the resource person.

It was a knowledge filled and enlightening session for all.

Date: 10th July 2021

No. Of Participants: 215

TIME: 12 noon to 1 pm

Krupanidhi college of Physiotherapy had organized a Awareness program on the Occasion of International day of drug abuse and illicit trafficking.

Poster competition was organized with the theme of “Facts on drugs- SAVE LIFE”. There were 35 participants who had submitted the handmade-posters in PDF format. Each student was provided the stationary set by the NSS unit.

On Saturday- 10th JULY 2021 the virtual program was conducted with 215 participants where the power point presentation about the drug abuse and illicit trafficking was made by the NSS volunteers. There was a small skit put up the NSS volunteers to create the awareness about the ill effects of drug abuse.

In the end of the session, winners for the poster competition were announced by the Dr. Milan Anand, Principal, Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.

All the volunteers also took a pledge against drug abuse and its illicit trafficking.

It was a successful event.

Dr. Shivani Jain


Dr. Darshini Thakkar

NSS Co-cordinator

Dr. Milan Anand


Date: 22nd June 2021 - 24th Jun 2021

KINESIA 2021 is the annual cultural program organised each year by the Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy (KCPT). It is considered to be the soul of KCPT. Everyone really looks forward to this day of fun and enjoyment. This year we had raised the bar and the excitement extravaganza was organised for full 3 days. It was an online event where students participated from the comfort of their homes with equal excitement and enthusiasm.

All the students of KCPT were randomly allocated into 4 HOUSES- Maitland, Butler, Bobath and Mc Kenzie. All the competitions were held and judged house-wise.

On 22nd June 2021, KINESIA was inaugurated by Dr. Samuel Paul, Director, Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy followed by a welcome note by Dr. Milan Anand, Principal, Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy. There was an invocation dance performed by a BPT 3rd year student followed by Rangoli competition.

The attraction of KINESIA 2021 was the AUDIENCE POLL. All the students were asked to vote for their favourite House/Team or participant. The results for all the events were based on the results by the judges and audience poll.

On the first day of KINESIA, students of Physiotherapy showcased their talent in the event “KCPT got Talent”- poem recitation, sketching, painting, nunchakus, calligraphy, which set the mood for the event. The audience was mesmerised by the various dance forms during the Dance competition. Contestants of the Singing competition took the audience to an entirely different world. Though it was a virtual event, there was no stopping of the cheering team. Many interesting Fun activities like tongue twisters, Bollywood quiz, riddles and story building hosted by the organising team was a hit among the audience. The day ended with the game of TAMBOLA for which all the winners were given prizes sponsored by KCPT.

Day 2 brought with it, both the spirit of competition and enjoyment. Audience could not bring themselves to stop hooting and cheering for all the participants of face painting competition. With the feeling of healthy and fair competition we witnessed the JAM (just a minute) session- extempore, Quiz and the Task completion competition. As the dance and singing competition continued throughout, the audience also enjoyed the intense Debate between the houses. The day ended with the last performance of the dance competition.

The zeal of excitement extravaganza was on cloud 11 on the FINALE Day of KINESIA. Female students of KCPT inaugurated the day with the art of make up in the MAKE-UP competition. The future Physiotherapists of the world stamped their fitness level during the Fitness challenge. As the fun activities kept all the audience in high spirits, Dumb Charades was an icing on the cake. All the teams gave their best and the best team won. The winners for KINESIA were announced towards the end. There were few surprise prizes like the best anchor, best participant. best cheering team etc all sponsored by KCPT. Kinesia was completed with the vote of thanks by the organising, cultural team.

Date: 21st June 2021

KRUPANIDHI COLLEGE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY CONDUCTED A webinar on HAND PAIN AND SENSORY DEFICIT WAS CONDUCTED UNDER THE WEBINAR SERIES “CONTINUING PHYSIOTHERAPEUTIC EDUCATION”. Resource person was Dr. Sivakumar Arumugam, PhD. Dr. Sivakumar Arumugam has a PhD in Physiotherapy and is former Principal of Krupanidhi college of physiotherapy with over 20 years of clinical and academic experience. He is internationally certified Mulligan, clinical neurodynamic solutions, Dry Needling and Kinetic flossing Practitioner. Currently, He works as a physiotherapist in AHS- Abu Dhabi. UAE

Date: 07th Jan 2021

Date: 07th Jan 2021

Date: May 31st 2019

World no tobacco day event was conducted by a collaborative efforts of NSS unit of both Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy and Krupanidhi College of Nursing. Program started with the opening ceremony by final year nursing student. Welcome speech and introduction of world no tobacco day was delivered by students.  A short video about harmful effects of smoking was played and audience shared their experiences about effects and consequences of alcohol and tobacco. Director of the Krupanidhi group of institutions addressed the gathering and executed the pledge ceremony. The program ended with vote of thanks given by physiotherapy final year student. Awareness charts were prepared and displayed in the campus. Students also conducted the social awareness march for quitting alcohol and tobacco

Date: June 5th 2019

ON 5th June, UG, PG 43 students from Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy along with 5 faculties participated in a Sapling plantation: World Environment Day. Permission for road side plantation was taken from local corporator. All the students enthusiastically participated in the sapling plantation. Activity was done along the Gunjur road side 20 saplings of Thabhibia Rosia were planted. Debate about global warming and roles of trees versus technology was conducted among the students and faculty. Also awareness about effects of urbanization was discussed.

Date: Dec 5th 2018

As per tradition, Krupanidhi College of physiotherapy held its annual cultural week from 22nd to 23rd of May 2019 - kinesia 2k19. All the students were grouped in four houses, each house, namely Maitland (House captains: Mashood and Smita), Mulligan ( House captains: Huzefa and Meena), Bobath ( House captains: Abhinav and Pallabhi) and Buttler ( House captains: Namiya and Umah), had both BPT and MPT participated with full enthusiasm.

The first event on day one was Rangoli with the theme "Education for all" followed by cooking without fire and photography competitions simultaneously where the students demonstrated incredible talents while abiding to the rules of each contest.

The day went on with nail art, hair styling as well as face painting were held in the classrooms and participants were judged based on their creativity whilst mad adds round entertained the students in the seminar hall.

The second day started with a blessed inauguration ceremony and lamp lighting in the presence our Director Dr Sam Paul followed by the competition such as dance (group and solo) and song (group and solo). Students also showcased their talents in the instrumental round. Furthermore the different teams competed for Quiz and Dumbc harades in addition to a lively and heated debate round. Ultimately in the last competition, fashion show, the students came up with inspiring and artitistic ideas to impress the judges.

The eventful days ended with a vote of thanks by the teachers to everyone who contributed towards making the cultural event memorable including the judges for sparing their precious time. The different teams are eagerly waiting for the results which will be announced on the Annual day 2019.

Date: Nov 30th 2018

Krupanidhi college of physiotherapy organized a pre-conference workshop on the topic “Neural Mobilization and Improvement of posture” on 30th Nov 2018.

A total 52 of students from different institutions attended the workshop. Resource person for the workshop was Dr.Kalidasan.

Workshop began with the Inaugural speech by Dr. Sam Paul and Dr. Shivakumar The morning session started with the introduction of the topic. The workshop was very informative and personal attention was given to each participants. After a delish lunch, students headed back for the afternoon session. Hands on techniques were taught in a very simple and effective manner. At the end, candidates were awarded with a participation certificate. Workshop was a very informative and it gave students an idea about new technique towards rehabilitation.

Date: Dec 5th 2018

Somatic Diagnosis & Lumbo-Pelvic Dysfunction By Dr. Ramana

A workshop was done on the topic somatic diagnosis and lumbo-pelvic dysfunction by Dr. Ramana on 5th december 2018.

Two common dysfunction in lumbar L4 & L5spine; ERS (extension restriction spine) or closing restriction and FRS (flexion restriction spine) or opening restrictions were taught in details. Further the causes of dysfunction such as muscle imbalance, iliopsoas tightness etc were discussed. The next interesting part was management where three techniques (long axis stretch, cross friction, broadening technique) were practically demonstrated by the resource person. All the participants got hands on experience for the techniques. Sessions were very interactive session and clinical oriented. Sacral dysfunction and torsional dysfunction was also discussed. The knowledge, hands on experience and clinical reasoning will help the participants to serve the patients better.

A total of 30 participants from different colleges attended the workshop. Study material and participation certificates were provided to all the participants.

Date: Dec 1st 2018

Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy organized a pre conference workshop on 5.12.18, on topic “neuromuscular taping for hemiplegic patients”. The resource person for the workshop was Dr. Yu Su Fen, a successful physiotherapist of vast 36 years of experience and a qualified taping specialist from Malaysia.

The workshop started with a warm welcome of the speaker by the director Dr. Samuel Paul Isaac and other faculty members. In the first half introduction about the topic was given and importance of the technique was explained. Then after a short tea break practical sessions started, a thorough demonstration was given, followed by the students’ practice of taping technique. Every individual was given full attention and every student got the opportunity to practice the technique.

In the post lunch session tapping demonstration of rest of the joints were given. After each practical demo session, the resource person cleared the doubts of the participants.

In the end, the resource person was facilitated and certificates were provided to the participants. Undoubtedly it was a very useful workshop and opened up new dimensions for students in concern with rehabilitation.

Date: Dec 1st 2018

Krupanidhi college of Physiotherapy has organised KRUPTACON 2018, one day preconference workshop on Musculoskeletal strength and conditioning on 1st December, 2018. The workshop participants were total 42, which includes 70 % of participants from other colleges and 30 % from KCPT. This preconference workshop was conducted by resource person Dr. Sivakumar, PhD, who have been teaching the strength and conditioning concept since 2012. The participants were given innovative practical demo with more interactive sessions. Each participant was given importance to learn the testing methods of strength and cardiovascular conditioning. Most of the practical demo was conducted at our college fitness studio. The ACSM guidelines were used for the sport specific musculoskeletal injury prevention. This preconference workshop was conducted with 8 hours of credits and all the participants were advised to give their feedback.

Date: Dec 4th 2018

Krupanidhi College of physiotherapy organized a pre conference workshop on 4.12.18, on topic “BEST PRACTICE OF GUIDELINES FOR CERVICAL DYSFUNCTION”. The resource person for the workshop was Dr. S. Sudhakar, MPT (Sports) PhD, research supervisor for research scholars in Vels University.

The workshop started with a warm welcome of the speaker by the director Dr. Samuel Paul Isaac and other faculty members. In the first half a brief introduction about the topic was given and importance of diagnosis and classification of patients with neck pain was explained. After a short tea break practical sessions started and thorough demonstrations were given, demonstrations were followed by the students’ practice of assessment and treatments techniques. Every participant was given personalized attention.

In the post lunch the session practical demonstration continued, also the resource person cleared the doubts of the participants. Undoubtedly it was a very useful workshop and opened up new dimensions for students in concern with rehabilitation for cervical dysfunctions. A total of 28 participants attended the workshop. At the end, the resource person was facilitated and certificates of participation were provided to the participants.

Date: 25th June 2016

Blood donation camp was organized in association with RASHTROTHANNA BLOOD BANK at the college campus. Students and staff voluntarily participated with enthusiasm. Many students , staff and people from neighboring community came forward to donate blood and contribute to the society.

Date: 4th FEB 2016

On occasion of WORLD CANCER DAY, an awareness rally was conducted by the students and faculty.The awareness rally emphasized on the treatment options and cancer rehabilitation.A poster competition was held for the students of various department and prizes were awarded for the winners.

Date: 17th Dec 2016

Christmas was celebrated with full spirit on the 17th Dec 2016 by the Krupanidhi group of institutions. The celebration was marked with thought provoking skit, joyful music, carols and candle lighting. A memorable evening filled with heartwarming music.


As a part of community rehabilitation students along with faculty visit Swanthana Center for differently abled female children. Treatment was given on regular basis to improve the functional ability of the children.

Date: 26th Nov.2016 (Venue: Krupanidhi College Auditorium.)

Fresher’s day celebrated on 26th Nov. 2016.Dr. Prof. Suresh Nagpal and Mrs.Geeta Nagpal were the chief guests for the occasion. The newcomers were warmly welcomed .A formal introduction of the students was done followed by a number of colorful cultural and fun events. Mr. Anshul Singh and Ms. Sandwana Tom were named Mr. and Miss Fresher.

Date:13th June 2016

Physio Chrysalis, the physiotherapy graduation day ceremony was held on 13th June 2016 for the passed out students of 2015 at the college auditorium. The chief guest for the ceremony, Mrs. Geeta Nagpal addressed the students with a motivating speech. The college annual day and investiture ceremony was also held on the same occasion. Awards were distributed for the winners of various cultural and sports events conducted throughout the year.

Date: 24th and 25th January 2017 (Venue: Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy)

A two day workshop on kinesiotaping was conducted by Dr.Ragunath Manogaran, certified K taping instructor from international K-taping academy,Germany on 24th and 25th January 2016.The workshop was instrumental in understanding the concepts of kinesiotaping. The participants had an opportunity to have hands on practical session on K taping application for upper and lower extremity muscles.

17th SEPTEMBER 2016

The joyous and colorful festival of ONAM was celebrated on 17th September 2016. The students had made a beautiful onam attapukalam(floral arrangement on floor)and were in the traditional kerala attire. The function included Lamp lighting by Dr. Prof. Suresh Nagpal followed by traditional songs and dances of Kerala and various fun activities for students and staff.

Date: 21st and 22nd January 2017(Venue: Scott Christian college,Nagercoil ,Tamil Nadu)

The students and faculty attended a two day international physiotherapy conference held in nagercoil, Tamil Nadu on 21st and 22nd January 2017.The conference included interactive sessions on recent physiotherapy advances and issues .An interstate cultural competition was also held in which our students achieved 1st place in Duet singing and 2nd place in overall culturals.

Date: March 20th 2016

On the occasion of world disability day, a free physiotherapy camp was organized in the physiotherapy college OPD. People from the neighboring villages availed free physiotherapy services.