Principal’s Desk

KLES Institute of Nursing sciences have emerged as a premier organization committed towards providing quality education.It has passed many mile stones logged in numerous achievements, created an image for imparting superior education, carved out a niche for itself in Nursing Profession as well as in academic arena.
As an educational institution, our mission is to prepare and develop the right human capital with optimum blend of personal & professional competencies.

All the facilities for education, extracurricular and sports activities are available to the students. The students of this institute gain tremendous insights and practical training through their orientation programmes
at various superspeciality hospitals. The students are encouraged & are sponsored to participate in a multitude of seminars, conferences & sports organized at state & National level competitions.

Prof. (Dr). Sudha A Raddi, (M.Sc (OBGN), M.Phil (N), Ph.D (N)

Principal, Institute of Nursing Sciences and

Dean, Faculty of Nursing KLE Academy Of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi.

Educational Qualifications

SL NO EDUCATION COURSE YEAR OF PASSING COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY
2  B. Sc. (CBZ)  1988  St. John’s College, Agra. Agra University
3  Basic B. Sc.   Nursing  1992  College of Nursing, Armed Force Medical  College, Pune. (AFMC) Pune University
4  M. Sc. (O.B.G.) Nursing  2000  Institute of Nursing Sciences, KLE Society/ RGUHSBangalore
5  M. Phil Nursing  2006  MCON/ Manipal University, Manipal
6  Ph.D Nursing  2014  National Consortium For PhD in Nursing,  INC, WHO, & RGUHS Bangalore

Positions held in Teaching

SL NO DESIGNATION DURATION IN MONTHS / YEARS
1 Assistant Lecturer December – 1995 to August  – 1998
2 Lecturer Dec – 2000 to February 2003
3 Assistant Professor February 2003 to 2005
4 Professor and HOD February 2003 to 2010
5 Professor and  Principal 16th September 2009 till date
6 Dean of Nursing Faculty

 Clinical Experience

SL NO DATE PLACE
1 June 1992 to  November 1995 Worked in various Air force & Army hospital
2 November 1995 Voluntary Retirement from Military Nursing Services
3 October 1992 to  November 1995 Worked in All the Acute and General Clinical areas at  No 7 Air Force Hospital, Kanpur, as a Lieut
4 June 1992 to September 1992 Worked in Intensive Care Units, General Surgical,  Medical, Pediatric and Maternity Wards at Command Hospital Southern Command, Pune as a Lieut
5 June – 1992 Commissioned as a Lieutenant – in the Army (Military Nursing Service) as a permanent commissioned Officer

 Other Achievements:

  1. Dissertation awarded best research award,Stood first in M. Phil(N) Course, at MAHE Manipal University.
  2. Founder Principal, K.L.E.S’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Hubli.
  3. Part Time Project Coordinator and Academic Counselor for Indira Gandhi National Open University for B.Sc. Nursing Students.
  4. Participated as a SOMI, Leader in Exposure Visit to Sweden from 16th to 20th March 2009, Under the Project Titled ”Developing Inter Institutional Collaboration between institutions in India & Sweden for improving Midwifery and EmOC Services in India under the collaboration of SOMI, SIDA, TNAI, WHITE RIBBON ALLIANCE & INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AHMDABAD. Was sponsored by SIDA(Swedish International Development Agency)
  5. Felicitated for Outstanding Service for Sick Neonates, Children, Medical and Nursing Profession in 3rd Karnataka State Annual Conference of Neonatal Nursing held on 5th and 6th of September 2009 at Bapuji Auditorium, Davangere.
  6. State SOMI NSSK Coordinator to train all SOMI members in Karnataka.
  7. NSSK Trainer under IAP-SOMI partnership for the neonatal resuscitation –FGM programme.
  8. Master Trainer for Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) project.
  9. Former Karnataka State Chapter Secretary, for SOMI
  10. Vice President Elect Society of Midwives India (SOMI)
  11. Visited to University of East Angela Norwich, UK as a part of UKERI Project from 13.10.2014 to 24.10.2014 and Principal investigator for the project titled INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BULLING (ICB) under UKIERI grant from British Council.
  12. Vice President Elect Society of Midwives India (SOMI)
  13. Dissertation awarded Best Research Award, Stood first in M. Phil (N) Course, at MAHE Manipal University.
  14. Founder Principal,L.E.S’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Hubli.
  15. Part Time Project Coordinator and Academic Counselor for Indira Gandhi National Open University for B.Sc. Nursing Students.
  16. Principal Investigator for UKIERI Project between University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK and KLE Academy Of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi, which awards the Grant for the purpose of conducting activities under Strand III, Institutional Capacity Building proposal titled (“Enhancing Midwifery and Neonatal Care Through Capacity Building of Midwifery Lecturers”)
  17. Visited to Norwich, UK twice as part of UKIERI Project in between Feb 2013-Dec2015
  18. Participated as a SOMI, Leader in Exposure Visit to Sweden from 16th to 20th March 2009, Under the Project Titled ”Developing Inter Institutional Collaboration between institutions in India & Sweden for improving Midwifery and EmOC Services in India under the collaboration of SOMI, SIDA, TNAI, WHITE RIBBON ALLIANCE & INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AHMDABAD. Was sponsored by SIDA(Swedish International Development Agency)
  19. Felicitated for Outstanding Service for Sick Neonates, Children, Medical and Nursing Profession in 3rd Karnataka State Annual Conference of Neonatal Nursing held on 5th and 6th of September 2009 at Bapuji Auditorium, Davangere.
  20. State SOMI NSSK Coordinator to train all SOMI members in Karnataka. Organised three workshops till date.
  21. NSSK Trainer under IAP-SOMI partnership for the neonatal resuscitation –FGM programme.
  22. Master Trainer for Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) project.
  23. Former Karnataka State Chapter Secretary, for SOMI
  24. Member, governing body for Health Sciences Institutes, KLE Society, Belgaum.
  25. Principal for the Diploma in General nursing and Midwifery course, under KSDNEB, at KLE Society’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belgaum.
  26. Principal for the ANM course running under DME and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare under KLE Society’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belgaum.
  27. Indian Nursing Council (INC) Adhoc Inspector for Colleges of Nursing.
  28. Inspection Review Committee member of Karnataka State Nursing Education Board, Bangalore.
  29. Examiner for Under Graduate and postgraduate examination under various Universities of Health Sciences.
  30. Former Chairman Ethical Clearance Committee, for Ph.D. KLE Academy Of Higher Education and Research, Belgaum
  31. Former Sub-editor, Nursing Sciences for KLE Universities Health Science Journal (Peer Reviewed)
  32. Member Advisory board for Nursing articles in Karad Institute of Medical Sciences University (KIMSU) Journal, Karnataka
  33. Research Guide for Post Graduate students.
  34. Member Post Graduate Board of Studies, Nursing, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore.
  35. Member of BOS D.Y. Patil University, Kolhapur
  36. Former Member of BOS, Goa University.
  37. Member of BOS, college of Nursing, PIMS, Pravara
  38. Member of various committees in KLE Academy Of Higher Education and Research, Belgaum.
  39. Felicitated as Best Teacher for the Year 2013-14 by KLE Society and KLE Academy Of Higher Education and Research
  40. Member of editorial board in International Journal of Nursing Education.
  41. Vice president TNAI Belagavi division, Karnataka Chapter from Jan 2017
  42. Honored with “Gurukula Chakravarthi Award” on the occasion of Gurukul Utsav 2017 by M.S Babaleshwar Vidhyavardhak Sangh,  Managuppi, Vijayapura on 10th March 2017