Mangaluru: The PG Dept of the School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, held a two-day reflection program on the 15-16 September 2023 for the postgraduate students of MSW, MSc Counselling and MSc Criminology and Forensic Science.
On the first day Prakash, Mangalore’s first certified Microsoft educator and recipient of the prestigious Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Lifetime Achievement Award in teaching was the resource person. His enlightening session, titled “Mindset Magic: Creating a Life You Love,” emphasized the importance of a positive mindset, leadership skills, effective communication, and the resilience to never give up. The day featured engaging group activities, including treasure hunts, quizzes, and puzzle-solving, which enhanced participants’ teamwork skills.
In the afternoon, the session on “Transforming Yourself to Transform India” commenced at 2 pm with Ranjan Bellarpady, Chief Coordinator of the Swach Manas Program at Ramakrishna Mission, as the resource person. Bellarpady, also the Director of Mangala Resource Management Pvt Ltd and a recipient of the Abhinava Shri Young Achiever Award. Bellarpady emphasized the five important life gems: believing in oneself, managing time effectively, achieving financial freedom, practicing goodness, and cherishing one’s parents. The session also featured insights from Gopinath, an ex-military officer and Ramakrishna Mission member, who shared his experiences in the armed forces.
On the second day Jaikishan Bhat, Adjuct Professor, Poorna Prajna College, Udupi was the resource person. Bhat’s enlightening presentation covered topics such as recognizing one’s potential, finding purpose in life, maintaining a sound mind and a healthy body. The session empowered the audience to understand their self-worth, make the most of their time, spread happiness, and strive for personal growth.
The event featured distinguished resource persons who shared their expertise on topics such as creating a positive mindset, effective communication, leadership skills, and personal growth. The program also included engaging group activities such as treasure hunts, quizzes, and puzzle-solving, which enhanced participants’ teamwork skills. The event concluded with a session on recognizing one’s potential, finding purpose in life, maintaining a sound mind and a healthy body. Overall, the program saw the active participation of 90 participants.
Anuradha Shetty Assistant Professor, meticulously organised the entire event.