Week- long Training programme for NSS officers concluded at MRSPTU
Bathinda: A week-long Training Programme for officers of National Service Scheme (NSS) concluded at the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda on Thursday.
The program was organized by the University’s NSS wing under the aegis of Empanelled Training Institute (ETI) in collaboration with the Institute for Development and Communication (IDC) Chandigarh. The programme was sponsored by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
During the week-long programme, hands-on training was provided on the mandate, objectives and activities of the NSS.
While eminent academicians, government officials of Center and state interacted with the participants on social issues including road safety, sustainable environment, and schemes of NSS during the programme, which was organized in Bathinda after a gap of 10 years.
Key speakers during this program were Prof. (Dr.) Satya Vir Malik, Dr. Rabindra Paul, Dr. Meenu and Shri Kulwinder Singh.
Prof. (Dr.) Satya Vir Malik highlighted the importance of inculcating value-based education in youth to make them realize the importance of social service from a very young age.
Dr. Rabindra Paul urged the teachers to inculcate in their students the spirit of social responsibility and utilize their services in spreading awareness at grassroots on different social and environmental problems.
Dr. Meenu, coordinator NSS coordinated the program threw a light on Empowerment of women, gender equality, challenges before women, violence against women and other issues related with women.
Bathinda Assistant Director Youth Services, Kulwinder Singh discussed NSS programme, reward and awards in NSS and how to inculcate the concept of personality development among students.
Mr. Naresh Pathania, Master Trainer Red Cross Bathinda demonstrated the First AID and participants took keen interest in the training.
MRSPTU, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Buta Singh Sidhu was the Chief Guest at the valedictory session of the programme.
Prof. Sidhu illustrated the role of such programs in overall development of Programme officers and their role towards society and how to inculcate the concept of positive attitude among students. He said teachers have a great role to mold young minds into responsible and conscious citizens. He added that teachers can play a pivotal role in preventing youth from digressions, deviances and negative traits by giving personal attention to their conduct and behavior.
University Registrar, Dr. Gurinder Pal Singh Brar presented the vote of thanks. He said he was glad to note that teachers from different parts of Punjab made it to the programme and discussed a wide range of social issues and topics.
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