Workshop on Aptitude Development

The chief guest of the function, Dr. S. K. Mahajan, Director, Directorate of Technical Education inaugurated the workshop

Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD), a seven day workshop on aptitude building and personality development was inaugurated at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur on 15th December, 2016.

The chief guest of the function, Dr. S. K. Mahajan, Director, Directorate of Technical Education inaugurated the workshop. Around 200 delegates from various colleges like SMMCA, Tirpude Institute of Management Education, YCCE, Frankfinn institute, Singhad College of Engineering, Pune, Natwarlal Maniklal Dalal College of Art and Commerce, Gondia etc. participated in the workshop. Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener, WAD, gave the opening remark and thanked the chief guest for gracing the occasion. She illustrated how WAD helps the students gain an insight of their latent skills. She also stressed on the importance of aptitude along with the difference between attitude and aptitude. Dr. R.S.Pande, Principal, RCOEM explained the philosophy behind organising the workshop. Dr. S. K. Mahajan, in his inaugural address, stated the three ‘E’ factors that determine our attitude–Environment, Experience and Education and emphasised on the need of inculcating a positive attitude and motivated the delegates to dream big and aim high. He quoted William James “The greatest discovery of my generation is human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind”. He also cited the examples that revealed how ordinary people can achieve success in life with extraordinary efforts. He also inspired the audience with the Famous Hindi quote “Koshish karne valo ki kabhi haar nahi hoti” and motivated the students. Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM stressed on concentrating on books and newspapers rather than mobile phones which inspired the participants. Student In–charge Mr Aggya Singhal delivered the report of WAD Summer 2016. The Student Convener Mr Adhyat Modi proposed the vote of thanks.  

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