The Rotarian youths were enlightened on the subject of leadership during the ‘Rotary Youth Leadership Awards at MRIU!
It was a highly inspirational to all Rotarian youths to attend the ‘Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)’ 2016 hosted by Manav Rachna International University recently on January 8, 2016. To experience the valuable inputs and guidance from staunch in academia and industry is indeed a lifetime achievement.
The day was started with an inaugural session graced by DG Rtn. Sudhir Mangla; Dr Sanjay Srivastava, Managing Director, MREI; Dr N.C. Wadhwa, Vice Chancellor, MRIU; Rtn. Ajay Narain, among others. It kick started with the national anthem and the lighting of the ceremonial lamp and Gayatri mantra in true nationalistic tradition.
The day witnessed some graceful performances such as Ganesh Vandana by Rotarian Ishita Sood from RAC New Delhi. During their sessions the eminent guests addressed the youth crowd with motivational speeches. DG Rtn. Sudhir Mangla encouraged the Youths “to be humble and lead from the front” so as to become future leaders. He stated further, “You are here to learn, explore and channelize your energy in the right direction.”
Addressing the youth, Dr N.C. Wadhwa, Vice Chancellor, Manav Rachna International University admitted that country’s strength depends on youth and promised try to leave no stone unturned to ensure that each student will be provided with essential inputs overall development professionally and personally since domain knowledge and skills is not enough in today’s competitive scenario.
While talking to Rotarian youths on the subject of Leadership, Dr Sanjay Srivastava, Managing Director, MREI defined the nature of Fortune 500 companies saying, “They are all disciplined, empirical in nature and have shown an element of paranoia.” He advised the youths to inculcate these very traits if they wanted to belong to such coveted companies. Dr Srivastava also emphasized upon four leadership qualities: “All leaders are known as top class learners, they laugh and laugh and are full of life, they are part of the solution and not the problem and create lasting impressions.”
An Ice Breaking Session by Mr. Nitesh Kumar, Manager Soft Skills Training, MRIU, further made the first day of RYLA an event to remember.
The second day’s session comprised a series of intellectually stimulating sessions on ‘Skills Development’, ‘Offbeat Careers’ and ‘India and the World’, conducted by experts from Manav Rachna Educational Institutions. The second day was also high on entertainment as Cricket, tug of war, music and more gave the youth ample scope for fun and excitement.
It was the same spirit which continued right till the end on the third day as a zumba class conducted by faculty members from Manav Rachna International School, Charmwood, got feet tapping. Rotarians, Rotaracts and Interacts were awarded prizes and certificates of appreciation for their proficiency in various activities in course of the three-day event.
RYLA finally wrapped up with a group photo session and thanksgiving to MRIU, Rotarians and participating students who went back with memories to cherish forever.
Source: Ashish Mishra, HTCampus Specialist
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