The Peace Channel organized a career and educational expo for the students and the youth on December 7 at Holy Cross Campus, Dimapur. Three leading institutions and the Indian Army showcased their educational programme and the career opportunities during the half day programme attended by over 300 students from various educational institutions in Dimapur.
Welcoming the institutions and the participants, Rev. Fr. C.P. Anto, Director, Youth Centre Peace Channel said that the career and educational expo aimed at capacitating the youth to take correct decision with regard to their career.
Further, he elaborated that the Peace Channel, through initiatives such as this programme intended to develop self sufficiency and sense of purpose in the lives of the youth so as to transform them into positive contributors to peace and development in the society.
Rev. Fr. Carolus Neisalhou, Vicar General, Diocese of Kohima, during the chief guest’s message, exhorted the participants to identify and follow the path that would enable them to be responsible citizens of tomorrow. Further he called upon the participants to choose careers based on religious and moral values that one stood by.
Rev. Fr. Bosco SDB, Director, DBYES, Kohima, facilitated the main input session on ‘Career Choices.’ Through the interactive lecture session, the resource person explained the methods and techniques used in making the right educational and career decisions and making the dreams come true. The resource person also elicited various educational and career opportunities available and how an individual could decide on choosing a career that would be fitting to the resources available.
The programme proceeded with the institutional presentations from the Indian Army, NIIT, Sikkim Manipal University, Don Bosco University Guwahati and Holy Redeemer Health Centre, Chumukedima. These institutions also had a stall each with brochures and literature on the programmes.
The event came to a close with distribution of informational booklets and discussions with the participants and the institutional representatives, followed by the Peace Anthem.
Earlier, Rev. Fr. Mathew Thuniampral invoked God’s blessings and Monica Kiaza proposed vote of thanks.