Tuesday, March 21, 2023

NEISSR launches clean India campaign, skill programme

North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR) launched “Clean India Campaign”, organised by IQAC cell, NEISSR in collaboration with National Service Scheme (NSS) NEISSR on the motto “not me but you” at Peace Centre, Chümoukedima on Monday.
In a press release, NEISSR desk statd that chief guest of the programme, Development Association of Nagaland (DAN) director, Fr. Sajan Joseph, stated that everyone who was a part of NSS were entering into the new era of service with responsibilities.
He highlighted that clean India was not a one-day activity but was a habit everyone must inculcate in their everyday lives.
In the welcome note, NEISSR principal Dr. Fr. C.P Anto, who is also director of Peace Channel emphasised on the importance of National Service Scheme and its core purpose.
He encouraged the students by stating that one should not just be a kick starter but an active participant.
The programme was chaired by MSW 1st semester Juli Zhimomi and invocatory was offered by BSW 1st semester Savirhu Domeh.
Later, vote of thanks was proposed by Student Council North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research president, Irangsa Cerai, followed by planting of saplings, beautification and cleanliness drive at the institute campus.
Meanwhile, on October 1, NEISSR a launched “skill me programme”, wherein, special guest, ACID director, Rev. Sr. Pramila Lobo stressed on the need for social workers to develop their communication skills as they dealt with humans and their problems.
Resource persons, assistant professor NEISSR, Stephen Gangmei and counsellor, Shalom, Vincent Anthony Neikha also spoke on organisation communication and kinds of communication skills required specifically when working in rehabilitation centre.
On the issue of unemployment in the state, Fr. Dr. C. P. Anto suggested that a possible solution for more employment in the state would be proper planning, collaboration with higher educational institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations, and that the youth be re-calibrated and trained in order to be empowered with employability skills.
At the programme, vice principal Fr. Lawrence Khing emphasised on acquiring and developing basic life skills.
As an action plan, the institute “Skill Me” department decided to develop various employability skills on Saturdays to develop holistic development of students of Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Master of Social Work respectively.

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