Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Loyola social work students empowered

Managing time is very important and the emerging social workers from Loyola College need to pay more attention on time factor looking into their need for the society, expressed Dr. Pillai.

Speaking to the Professional Social Worker Students of Loyola College at Chennai this evening (18/08/08) Dr. A.R.K. Pillai, President of Indian Development Foundation (IDF), enlightened the students on various aspects touching time management skills and the importance of social audits. The students should optimise their study time for equipping themselves sufficiently to find solutions and remedies for the rising socio-economic problems, Dr.Pillai opined.

Dr. Narayan B. Iyer, National Co-ordinator of IDF infused confidence in the students by explaining to them on the effective social action models adopted by the Foundation towards achieving a better India of our dreams. Dr. Narayan exhorted the young social work students to excel in their concerned fields towards achieving fulfillment their desired goals. Corporate Social Responsibiliy being the buzz word of these days, Dr. Narayan said that there are more avenues for the social workers in the social market to bridge rural-urban divide.

Rev. Fr. A. Louis Arockiaraj, Co-ordinator of Department of Social Work in his welcome speech mentioned the secret of effective time management lies in the identification of specific life goals.

Dr. Arul Kamaraj, President of Social Workers Associated co-ordinated the event alongwith the Committee members comprising Arul Jeyaraj, Esther and P. Sundar.

The programme organized by Indian Development Foundation gave a good learning for all of us embedded with a lot of meaning and experiences. We feel that such lectures remind us that time is precious thing in this world and we need to move with the time, expressed Joel Phillip Thomas from the Department. The developmental activities of the Foundation shared by Dr. Pillai and Dr. Narayan were indeed great . It was indeed great to hear the good work being done for the welfare of the humanity, Joel added.

Indian Development Foundation is a leading national NGO committed to health, education and rural development. As part of educational empowerment programme, IDF has been organising such empowerment programmes on a complimentary basis to ignite the young minds in the country.

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