‘Career Counselling, Personality Development & Yoga for Youth’ Camp benefits scores of GMC, Basar students

BASAR, Mar 17: A one day ‘Career Counselling, Personality Development & Yoga for Youth’ camp, organized by the District Administration & Department of IPR, Leparada district under the aegis of Arunachal Rising Campaign (ARC), was held at Govt Model College (GMC), Basar.

Speaking as chief guest on the occasion, local MLA Gokar Basar appreciated the District Administration, DIPR, Leparada & GMC, Basar for organizing such a beneficial camp for the youth of the college.

He also extended gratitude to Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Minister IPR & Printing Bamang Felix for the “visionary” Arunachal Rising Campaign.

The MLA, a youth leader himself, exhorted the youth to gain maximum out of the counselling programme, which, he said is crucial for a bright future ahead. He said, whilst career is important, one can still be a good & responsible citizen first and contribute positively to the society.

He was pleased to inform that Basar HQs has been chosen as one of the four venues for the conduction of CUET 2022-23 (Common University Entrance Test) in the State.

Leparada Deputy Commissioner Mamata Riba informed that through the series of programmes under the aegis of Arunachal Rising Campaign, development is being taken to every corner of the State through awareness and disseminating information about various flagship schemes.

DC thanked the Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh for encouraging accountable governance through such a visionary campaign. She informed that celebration of Int’l Women’s Day, One day Legal Awareness Camp for Village Authorities (HGBs & GBs), Counselling, Personality & Development Yoga Camp for Youth- all these programs were organized under the aegis of Arunachal Rising Campaign on recurring themes like Women Empowerment, Youth Empowerment etc. and A One day Spring camp on Spoken Galo Dialect for young girls & women is also in the offing.

While quoting Mahatma Gandhi – “Be the change you wish to see in the world” and Dr APJ Abdul Kalam -“If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun”, the DC called upon the youths to take their career seriously, as the future of the district & the State depends on them. While elaborating that in this age of technology & internet, connecting with the world is just one click away and there awaits a whole new universe of knowledge waiting to be explored.

However, she cautioned them to use technology wisely.

The event also saw sessions on Cyber Crime & Narcotics by SP Leparada, Yoga & Meditation by Marngam Sora, Yoga Instructor from Art of Living, Basar followed by technical sessions on Personality Development by Tomi Ete, former Secy PHED & current Dean of NEFTU, Career Counselling by Dr Rahul Nandi, Registrar, NEFTU, session on Job Opportunities in non-governmental sectors and Skill Development opportunities by Kaki Likitha, MGNF Leparada and awareness on MV Act & Traffic Rules by Sub Inspector Angge Miyu.

Dr Tomi Ete, while delivering a session on Personality Development talked about having the right set of virtues, right attitude, right behaviors, positivity and resilience. He said PD is about building your capacities, nurturing your talent, enhancing new skill sets, working on your weaknesses & turning them into your strengths.

The day-long programme benefitted hundreds of students of the College. (DIPRO)