RCP Metro held e-RYLA for the Interactors and students from Class 6 to 10 on 12th and 13th December 2020. The event was supported by RC Poona West and Rotaract Club of MCOE (Electrical) Metro as synergy partners.
Prominent speakers and trainers were invited to conduct the sessions on various topics that not only sent an inspiring message to the students but also guided them on the path to becoming good leaders in the future. The keynote address by PDG Rtn Dr. Deepak Shikarpur encouraged the students to put their best foot forward and helped understand the essence of being true leaders. The first day took the youngsters through 3 sessions
First – Sowing Seeds of Leadership by Rtn Narendra Pal Singh Bakshi; where he used a very apt analogy of a plant growing in a garden to help introduce the children to the concept of leadership.
Second – Demystifying the Internet by Rtn Girish Ranade; where he actually took the children through the complex technicalities of the Internet in a simple lucid manner.
Third – Study Skills and Time Management by Sucharit Rajadhyasha; where the children grasped easy ways to incorporate to enhance their study methods and learnt sure shot techniques to make effective use of time to balance studies and recreation.
The 2nd day again covered 3 sessions providing the children with insights on
First – Understanding Emotions and Emotional Intelligence by Rtn Amita Nene; where the children, through an engaging audio-visual and interactive format understood what emotions are, how they are expressed and the need and importance of effectively managing one’s emotions.
Second – Managing stress effectively by Rtn Anand Devchakke where the youngsters learnt basics of managing day to day stress as well as the Exam stress in a very relatable way.
Third – The day concluded with a lecture on – Happiness & Positive thinking by Rtn Dinesh Nehete; where the children gained an understanding of finding, feeling and expressing happiness, and how to make positive thinking a way of life.
The sessions were conducted in a very professional manner and the participants were quite interactive and interested all through the two days. It was indeed a great job done by the entire RYLA team, and hearty thanks to our synergy partners, the tech support team and Rotarians for all their support and encouragement.
by Rtn. Amita Nene