Orientation was conducted on 25th Aug 2019 at Thane for students enrolled newly in VSM in current academic year. A total of 101 students attended the program along with 25KPs
Vandana Shirke welcomed students and congratulate them for their selection in VSM. She explained the importance of Social awareness/work and reading habit, wherein she encouraged the students to read books and write their views in MY BLOG BOOK.
The session began with the story of Sachin Tendulkar which emphasizes the important role of a mentor in his life. A presentation was shown explaining the role of mentor (KP) in VSM students life cycle in VSM. She elaborated on the importance of faith and good communication between palya and KP.
Neesha Bhagwat described in detail the requirement of maintaining proper accounts by the students of all expenses. Vouchers, bills and accounting, suspense account, D.D. payments, Bank details, Budget were explained in depth to the students.
A role play by Phalguni and Poonam illustrated the importance of English. information regarding year long English activity workshops organized by the English team was given & students were encouraged to enrol for same. Chirag Vidhate one of the students who attended English classes regularly shared his experience on how it instilled confidence & helped him improve his language skills.
Swati Khare shared the idea of using online lectures for self-study.
The program concluded with an interactive session “Know your Career Team Lead” wherein groups were formed & individual team leads viz. Medical, Engineering, ITI, Commerce, Fine/applied arts etc connected with their students & explained them about the various workshops/initiatives which are conducted by VSM, students responsibilities & getting in touch with leads or team members in case of any difficulties.
This was the first time such a session was held for the new students in an Orientation program & was very successful in connecting the students with their respective career team.