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Multi skill and leadership development programme concludes successflly

The valedictory function of the three-week-long "Multi Skill and Leadership Development Programme" was held on July 31 at the State Museum Auditorium. Altogether 75 participants from various parts of the region including 9 participants from Mizoram and 14 participants from terrorist affected families from Bagsa, Nalbari, Goalpara, Kokrajhar etc. participated in the programme. The includeed yoga training, IT skills, classes on public speaking, communication skill, spoken Hindi, time management, awareness programme on AIDS, health, environment, leadership skills, teamwork, emotional intelligence development, entrepreneurship development, women empowerment and livelihood generation, role of science and technology, disaster management and first aid training, national integration, communal harmony, etc. The event was jointly organised by IGNOU Institute of Vocational Education and Training, Shillong, IGNOU, Guwahati Regional Centre and North East Girl Students Association (NEGSA) in collaboration with North East Development Financial Corporation Ltd. (NEDFi)

During the training programme, resource persons from Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi (RGVN) and NEDFi presented various schemes adopted for promotion of Women Entrepreneurs in the northeastern region. A number of distinguished Resource persons including Prof. Barindra Kumar Sharma from Gauhati University, Dr Krishna Sarma from Assam Agricultural University. Dr Sunil Saikia and Pranab Sarma from IIE, Sushil Jha from Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samity, Jiten Das from Vivekananda Kendra, Dharmaraj Joshi from Sanskriti Gurukul, Keshav Mishra from Maria Public School, Dr B. P. Sarma from Guwahati refinery, Meenakshi Gautam from Sikkim Manipal University, Anjan Choudhury from AHA, Wasim Khandakar, HRD Trainer from Dale Carnegie Institute, Dr Utpal Tamuli from NE Trauma Academy, Kirip Chaliha, Former MP, Sharat Kapoor, Bollywood Actor, Dr Gagan Chandra Baruah, Former Principal and Director, Social Wing, Environmental Research and Evaluation Centre, Dr Alaka Chakraborty & Dr Pranab Bujarbaruah from Handique Girls' College, Pranabjyoti Thakuria from Indian Red Cross Society, Pranabi Baruah, etc. took part in various interaction programmes with the participants. A free Medical Check up was also organised for the participants during the programme. A number of competitions including recitation, speech, quiz, memory contest, art and craft, slogan writing etc. was organised during the programme.

In the closing function, the participants spoke highly about the rich experience and knowledge gathered during the training programme. They appreciated the initiative of the organisers in conducting such an effective programme and placed several suggestions for including new activities for future programmes. Several participants from victim families affected by terrorist violence expressed their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the organisers for generating new hope and inspiration in their lives.

The closing function was addressed by Dr Ananya Guha, OSD, IIVET, Shillong, Prateek Hajela, DC, Kamrup Metro, Dr Vardhini Bhattacharyya, Regional Director, IGNOU and Olee Bora, DGM, NEDFi. Captain Rabin Bordoloi, who was the Chief Guest, congratulated the organisers on the success of the programme. He asked all the participants to use the knowledge and skill acquired to impart training to other students at their own areas for the greater benefit of the society. A brief and colourful function was held after the valedictory function where several cultural items were presented by the participants. Munmi Dutta, President, NEGSA coordinated the Cultural programme.

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This is a great programme. I was a participant of this programme. I am very much benefited through this programme. I had learned lots of things which will help each and every field of my life.
Nilakshi Mali's picture

I am very very pleased to be a part of this programme held from 10th July-30th July.After coming from there,I have grown the habit to getting up early in the morning which was really tough for me.We learned many useful things there.I hope,this type of programmes will be held in future,to empower the girls of the society,who are mostly neglected.thanks to the organizers.LONG LIVE NEGSA.

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