Saturday, April 2, 2016


by BIS Correspondent


WALUJ, APR 2, 2016: Given the variety of career options available to the youth today, career guidance is essential to help them to make the right career choice. 115 youth from Waluj in Aurangabad, on March 31, participated in a career guidance workshop that helped them 'dream big and work smart.'


The workshop was held at Bosco Gramin Vikas Kendra in Waluj and was animated by Noel Pascal and Mark Martin who addressed the youth on how to plan for a successful future. 


At the onset, each youth was given a band with a logo 'Dream Big, Work Smart.' The youngsters were divided into ten groups and each contributed to resolving issues pertaining to their lives. 


Pascal stressed on the fact that one needed to think and aspire big to reach one's goal, by having a positive attitude. He said that aspirations, knowledge and skills are the base on which dreams are fulfilled and futures ensured. 


In the second half of the day, Martin gave youth, practical insights on how to go for an interview and search for a job. He also exposed the youngsters to various career options. The youth were thrilled and benefitted from the programme.  


Father Savio Silveira, Vice Provincial of the Mumbai province, was the chief guest at the workshop. He stressed on the slogan 'Dream Big, Work Smart,' while addressing the gathering. 


Father Silveira spoke about Dr Verghese Kurien, a visionary and social entrepreneur, who founded Amul and with it successfully started the world's largest agricultural development programme, that transformed India from a milk-deficient nation to the world's largest milk producer, surpassing the United States of America in 1998.

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