Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana (Ambala) organized a Four Day Workshop on

Employability Skills Through Life Skills Approaches in association with RGNIYD (Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development) sponsored by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports from 26th September, 2017 to 29th September, 2017.  Sixty students of different courses and some International students from University campus participated in the event. The programme aims at improving the productivity of the youth through sessions on different themes that includes Education and Employability/Skill Development, Personality Development, Soft Skills/Life Skills/Social/Cultural Skills, Leadership and Managerial Skills, Workplace Skills, Social behavior, Value education and many more.

The Training Coordinator and Resource person Ms. Akanksha Sharma from RGNIYD inaugurated the programme by highlighting the importance of life skills and social values in one’s life. The programme also witnessed some very interactive sessions on effective communication, corporate expectations, career planning and goal setting, understanding self, leadership, decision making skills, time management by experts from different operational fields. Ms. Akanksha Sharma also kept students engaged in various group activities which promoted the sense of teamwork, ownership and responsibility among the students. All the sessions conducted during the course of the workshop were outstanding, interesting & very informative. Participants enjoyed spellbound.

Er. Rahul Singla, Training and Placement Officer said that besides providing many campus placement opportunities, the Centralized Training and Placement Division of the University group is putting up its concerted efforts for soft skills training and development of the students so as to enhance their employability skills. From the feedback of the participants, we are assured that the learning outcomes have been very well taken by the participants & would be implemented by them which would fetch results as desired. These learning outcomes will go long way in shaping the career of our "Young Pool of Talent."