Jamshedpur, Nov. 19: Rotary Club of Jamshedpur West organised Rotary Youth leadership Award (RYLA) function on Saturday, November 19 at JRD Tata Sports Complex to inculcate leadership qualities among students.
DG Rotarian Dr R Bharat was the chief guest for the inaugural session. Addressing the gathering, Dr. Bharat emphasised on the importance of attending these kinds of meet for young minds who are the future of country.
He said, our country now needs leaders not followers and events like this help to nurture leadership qualities amongst students, make them learn to work in groups and adjust with unknown friends.
Asst Governor Kety Gabba and Amresh Sinha were also present on the occasion. Students of project schools -Gurukul and Bal Kalyan Vidya Mandir performed on the occasion.
It was a great opportunity for students to learn how to develop leadership qualities, know personality traits etc. amidst fun filled moments.
There were friendly competitions amongst children who took part in workshops on Dying art like Paitkar painting, Sohrai Painting and Photography session.
Amitava Ghosh of Kalamandir took the session. Rotaract Rinku Kumar took the session on photography while Souvik Saha took an interactive session on developing leadership skill.
Students also participated in some innovative competitions like jewellery making with pulse and Kitchen Orchestra apart from taking part in Folk Dance which was to inculcate liking for Folk Culture in young minds.
Interactors took part in Cherry Bhatia Memorial Debate and Rotaractors participated in Dr S Ghosh Memorial Debate.
More than 100 participants from different schools and colleges took part along with their moderators ably supported by Rotarians and their spouses.
Rotaract & Interact Clubs who participated included Baridih High School, Kasidih High School, K.S.M.S, N H E S, DBMS Career Academy, Beldih Church School, Karim City College and Jain College.
In the closing session Mr & Miss RYLA contest was held. Senior Rotarians judged the event.
In the Closing ceremony, Everester Padmashree Premlata Agrawal gave away the prizes and addressed the studentsí gathering.
She insisted on keeping faith on oneself and rely on Never say Die attitude of life. She gave her own instance on how she overcame all obstacles of life. Students were highly motivated by her speech.
President of Rotary Club of Jamshedpur West, Alakananda Bakshi said that these kind of events help Interactor and Rotaractors to know each other, and they learn things in Fun method.
There is no winner or loser in RYLA —-as all of them are winners. All students are Champions Moderators were hailed for their efforts. Mrs Payal Ranjan was MC Rtn Eklavya Rajan and Shweta Chand thanked everyone for their cooperation.
Moderators, Interactors, Rotaractors, Rotarians and spouses along with staff of JRD Tata sports complex helped in making the mega event successful.