Rono Hills (AP), April 30,
A two-day workshop on Employability Skills and Career Counselling organized by the Career Counselling Cell, Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) in collaboration with Career Launcher, New Delhi began today in the University’s department of Education.
Chief Patron of the Programme, RGU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha in his address highlighted the techniques of achieving excellence in any particular career and suggested to the participants to add degrees of different fields to their educational qualification. “Commoners will never get a job and one has to put the self above minimum basic qualifications”, he said emphasizing that anyoneseeking a job has to have a strategic plan for that particular job, a good understanding and knowledge about the job and to motivate the self and change work ethics and attitude to optimize one’s abilities. He concluded his address with aninspiring line of a poem by Maithili Sharan Guptof the same name- “Nar honanirash karo man ko, Kuch kaam karo, kuch kaam karo.”
RGU Registrar Prof. Tomo Riba thanked the Vice Chancellor for keeping space for such programmes in the University calendar and expressed his appreciation to the organizing team. He added that “Getting a job is an art which requires key skills and training” and therefore it was important for the youth to attend such programmes. Besides, he remarked that success is the indicator of hard work and thereby, a perfect perception of the work is required along with hard work.
In-charge of the Placement Cell of RGU,Prof. Tasi Kaye reflected on the importance of the programme and expressed a conviction that the programme would mould the minds of the youth towards proper selection of career.
Earlier, the session began with a welcome address by Dr. Boa Reena Tok, Coordinator of the Career Counselling Cell, who highlighted the objectives and significance of the workshop. She exhorted the participants to make best use of the presence of the Resource Persons and to equip themselves with a better understanding of employability and skill sets required.
The programme was also attended by Prof Kesang Degi (Dean Students’ Welfare), Amit Dhar and Rahul Kumar Basakfrom Career Launcher who attended as Resource Persons, faculty members, research scholars and students of the University.
Dr. Siva Shankar, Asst. Prof in the department of Education, closed the inaugural session of the programme with a vote of thanks.