The lamp lighting ceremony is an auspicious occasion in every nurse’s life, held in reverence to Florence Nightingale the founder of modern nursing. Students of B.Sc Nursing of PES College of Nursing participated in the Lamp lighting ceremony and took oath on August 1, 2022, at PESIMSR Campus. Dr. J. Balalakshmi, Principal, PESCON welcomed the gathering. Dr. H. R. Krishna Rao, Dean, and Principal, PESIMSR in his keynote address spoke on the important role of nurses in the healthcare industry and the opportunities open for them globally. Dr. Y. J. Visweswara Reddy Emeritus professor and advisor to PES college of nursing and Dr. Mohan Roopa, Associate medical superintendent, PES Hospital shared their views on the challenges and opportunities in the nursing profession and career.