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Differently-abled conduct first ever Millet Food Festival with LAD College in Nagpur

For the first time ever in Nagpur, differently-abled people with LAD College conducted Millet Food Festival. SVK Shikshan Sanstha, founded in 2007, has been working towards educational and professional welfare of marginalised women, children and people diagnosed with disabilities (ADHD, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and Mental Retardation etc) in Nagpur.

In 2017, SVK designed and initiated Project Vatsalya? with an aim to create an enabling and inclusive society that shall be sensitive and supportive of the skills of people with differently-abled. It has so far worked with more than 300 differently-abled beneficiaries of Nagpur, in their professional training and employment.

To facilitate equal opportunities and socio-financial independency for the differently-abled beneficiaries, Project Vatsalya recently conducted a month-long ?Employability Enhancement Training Program. This training program was aimed to develop communication skills, work-place etiquettes, team building, complex problem solving, etc.

To mark the successful training and to demonstrate the learnings of the beneficiaries, Project Vatsalya conducted the food festival on 3rd March 2019 at Chitnavis Centre, Civil Lines in Nagpur.

For the first time in Nagpur, differently-abled participants of Employability Enhancement Training Program along with kitchen support from the Hotel Management Dept (LAD College) under the supervision of Dr Charuta Gajbhiye, Vishakha Shahane and Nandita Sapra, successfully conducted the food festival.

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While the chief guest at this food festival was Dr Shyamala Nair (Director, Womens Education Society), the guests of honour were renowned dietician and Director at Sunil Diabetic Centre) Dr Kavita Gupta and Vilasini Nair President (Nagpur Mahila Club).

Dr Harsha Jharia (Ex vice-prinicipal LAD College), Dr Vikash Khurana (Famous Theater personality and Director StageCraft), and RJ Nisha (Big FM) were also present at the event.

Gayathri Vatsalya, President and YSK Prerana, Secretary of SVK Shikshan Sanstha Gayathri Vatsalya, along with the SVK team of benefeciaries, parents and volunteers worked hard for the success of project.

The food festival aimed to promote highly nutritious and gluten-free millets, which are known to protect and prevent health diseases like type-2 diabetes, breast cancer, and bad cholesterol. It also helps in detoxification of the body and reduction of blood pressure.

The festival saw a variety of breakfast items made with millets, such as dosa, uttapam, upma, thalipeeth and idlis served with millet kheer and herbal tea. In addition, multigrain brownies, cupcakes and chaklis made with 21-grain flour were also made available.

From handling the reception and coupon counters to serving food, the festival was efficiently managed by differently-abled people. So much so that their skills and discipline were highly lauded by everyone present.

Like all other events by SVK, the food festival aimed at striving towards creating an equal and just society that encourages the talent of the differently-abled people.

One of the 300 guests present said, It is such a unique project! To watch differently-abled people work effortlessly and manage all the logistics, it felt overwhelming. Plus, the food served was also very interesting and healthy.

SVK Shikshan Sanstha is based out of Shankar Nagar, Nagpur, and is open to visitors to witness the regular working and production by differently-abled people.

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Below are some pictures of the food festival:

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Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision’s Padharo Mhare Des concludes successfully




Nation Next Newsroom | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision’s (RCNV) Padharo Mhare Des was held at Hotel Centre Point, Nagpur, on September 25, along with Winter fellowship cum Official Club Visit 2022-23 for RCNV. The theme of the fellowship was to showcase rich heritage and culture of different states of India.

The occasion was graced by DG Dr Anand Jhunjhunwala, first lady Monika Jhunjhunwala and AG Kamlesh Chotwani. President Dr Shivani Sule felicitated all the new Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) members for the year 2022-23 with the certificates, for their valuable contribution to The Rotary Foundation by way of becoming Paul Harris Fellow, along with Club Secretary Ritika Singhvi and TRF director Mohit Chaudhary.

On the occasion of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, different states came together to show their culture. It was beautifully showcased. PDG, Dr Satish Sule as Yamraj & Pawan Mangolia as Narad with their performance wooed the audience.

This was made possible because of our competent team leaders Bhagyashree Saoji and Priyanka Sharma (Rajasthan), Rutika Kunawar and Dr Puja Poddar (Team Tamil Nadu), Sonal Singhvi (Team Bengal), Rashmi Shahu (Team Maharashtra), Pramod Batra and Sakshi Sharma (Team Punjab), who in spite of their busy schedules made this possible. The beautifully choregraphed act was a result of hard work done by Richa Bhattad, Sonal Singhvi, Rashmi Shahu and Abhishek Ghatode. Honourable DG performing with Maharashtra state enthralled the audience.

Such flawlessly executed event was possible only because of very efficient team mentored by Project Director Pawan Mangolia and Nitya Agrawal who worked tirelessly on the minutest of details to give a memorable evening. Aesthetic decor by Priya Tatiwar dazzled the event.

Fellowship Project advisor P P Nilesh Panpalia, Project director Nitya Agrawal, Pawan Mangolia and Director Mohit Chaudhary left no stone unturned to make the event a huge success.

Also read: Management conclave held at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management in Nagpur

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Management conclave held at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management in Nagpur




Nation Next Newsroom | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Nagpur organized management conclave ‘SYMCHARCHA’ on 23rd Sep 2022. This event has been organized by Corp connect team of SIBM Nagpur for sharing knowledge about the latest trends and needs of the industry.

The program started with lighting the lamp by the dignitaries and the address by Director SIBM-Nagpur, Dr Shrirang Altekar.

The program was graced by several senior executives from the industry with names like Shailesh Wadhankar, VP Salesforce, Persistent; Capt. Pranab Prasoon Thakur, head HR, Hindustan Coca Cola Ltd.; Sajesh Jyothiprakash, VP JP Morgan;

Mr. Shailesh Wadhankar while addressing the students, elaborated about change in working pattern post pandemic. He focused on the challenges that the industry is facing in bringing back people to workplace.

Capt. Pranab Prasoon Thakur emphasized on focusing on learning new skills and also on team work. He correlated the army discipline with the success of business. He further elaborated on leading by setting an example. He also shared as how covid taught us that we have to go with the flow sometimes as we don’t have any solution for a situation.

Sajesh Jyothiprakash shared his experience as to how technology plays an important role in today’s environment. He also focused on various investment patterns, market analysis of latest trends etc. He motivated students to develop their skills and focus on their goals.

All the sessions were followed by question and answer by students and faculties to all the dignitaries present.

The day ended with learnings and sharing of experiences.

Also read: Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision creates Happy School for specially-abled kids

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September 26, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next




Rashmi Khedikar | Nagpur

Nation Next Nagpur Bulletin brings to you a summary of major news events that took place in Nagpur on September 26, 2022.

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