Capacity building program at PU
Author(s): City Air NewsChandigarh, August 19, 2019: Panjab University Alumni House in collaboration with Social Substance organized a Capacity Building Program. The program was attended by about twenty guides, counsellors, teachers, administrators,...
Chandigarh, August 19, 2019: Panjab University Alumni House in collaboration with Social Substance organized a Capacity Building Program. The program was attended by about twenty guides, counsellors, teachers, administrators, psychologists etc. who are working with students of various schools and colleges of Chandigarh.
Prof.Deepti Gupta, Dean Alumni Relations, PU stated that the aim of this initiative was to create better resources for society by mobilizing existing resources. As Dean, Alumni her goal was to serve the existing alumni and to attract more for better contribution toward Panjab University.
Kamal Malhi, a trained counsellor, was resource person for the morning session. She broke the ice with explanation of ‘Namaste’ and extending significance of greetings to each other. She was affirmative while dissecting the myths of counselling and its need. Her session was full or practical and physical exercises. She taught the audience to feel life through own senses. Empathy became the keyword of her lecture.
Joginder Mukherje, a clinical counsellor, took the second and final session after noon. She used videos to get attention of the audience and got the related to real life situations. She emphasized that counselling was a real art and required to be mastered before applying.
Dr.Arun Bansal, Social Substance apprised that this event was one of the events in series initiated in collaboration with PUAA. The real purpose was to get all resources under one roof and effectively use and channelize those. In this direction, several counselling sessions were planned at Panjab University including Hostels.