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The 10th Academic Council meeting of RGNIYD was chaired by Prof MM Goel, Director RGNIYD

Sriperumbudur: 18th Sept. 2017- The 10th Academic Council meeting of RGNIYD was chaired by Prof MM Goel, Director RGNIYD. The subjects placed before the Academic Council meeting was for creating  the  Centre for Geo-Spatial Technology in Good Governance, Regional Centre on Youth Development Bhubaneswar , Embryonic Social Business Incubation centre  and the setting up of vision of the learned Director  “Indian Political Academy”  at RGNIYD  to promote leadership knowledge and practices that empowers all those who strive for  a just equitable  and thriving society, particularly those who have been marginalized in...

Workshop on ‘New Directions in Development Approach’

Sriperumbudur, Sep.15 – Department of Development Studies, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) has organised Foundation Express Workshop on ‘New Directions in Development Approach’ on September 15-16, 2017.

While delivering the inaugural address Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD justified the need for understanding, analysing and interpreting the simulation exercises which empower an individual as consumer, producer, distributor and trader for taking rational decisions under conditions of certainty as well as uncertainty. 

We need to keep in mind the resource...

Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director, RGNIYD and a noted economist delivered a speech in the inaugural function of the international conference organised by Queen Mary’s College in association with Indian Economic Association

Chennai , September 13 –  ‘There is a strong case for redefining economics which have to be classified into ‘Needonomics’   and ‘Greedonomics’ for enlarging the intellectual gene pool among economists for achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs-2030),’ said Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director  Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development   (RGNIYD) while speaking in  the inaugural  function  of the international conference organised by Queen Mary’s College in association with Indian Economic Association here today.

The values and ethical perspectives in sustainable development ...

A special lecture on the topic ‘Facilitating Indian Youth for Sustainable Development’

Sriperumbudur: 7th Sept. 2017-  A special lecture on the topic  ‘Facilitating Indian Youth for Sustainable Development’   organised by RGNIYD here today was delivered by Prof. Rekha Jagannathan, Member, Karnataka Planning Board, Bengaluru. The learned speaker said that the government alone cannot change everything for facilitating the youth and justified partnership of civil society bodies, corporate and high net worth individuals.

There is a need for self-awakening inspiration day after day (perennial), opined Prof. Rekha.

To motivate youth She quoted Swami Vivekananda ‘ I want my country to...

RGNIYD evidenced the Prime minister address on the occasion of Pandit Deendayal Upadhaya‘s centenary celebration and 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s address at Chicago World Parliament of Religions.

Sriperumbudur: 11th Sept. 2017- RGNIYD evidenced   the Prime minister address on the occasion of Pandit Deendayal Upadhaya‘s centenary  celebration and 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s address at Chicago World Parliament of Religions. Honorable Prime Minister addressed the students leader convention on the theme of Young India, New India – A resurgent Nation from Sankalp to Sidhhi . He reminded about the implications and importance of Swami Vivekananda’s teachings in the setting of today’s social milieu.Prof MM Goel Director RGNIYD provided the  opportunity and facility to  all faculty members and...

Teachers Day Celebrations at RGNIYD

Sriperumubudur, Sep. 05 -  Teachers deserve respect and honour. Happy teacher’s day with best wishes to the fraternity.   We need to become good teachers if not great teachers like       Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. A teacher is more than the messenger of knowledge for nurturing the maturity and character of the students. A teaching job is beyond the border of profession and vocation simply earning a livelihood to be carried out with a sense of mission. As responsible teachers, we need to understand, analyse, interpret and adopt the spirit of leadership in Bhagvad Gita to be motivated and motivators of the students. Spiritual enthusiasm is the...

Inaugural address by Prof MM Goel to the NSS Programme Officers on ‘ Life Skills Education Programme for Adolescents’ on 29 August 2017

Sriperumbudur (Chennai), August 29 – Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development ( RGNIYD) has organised  the Training of Trainers (ToT) for the NSS Programme Officers     on ‘ Life Skills  Education Programme for Adolescents’ during 29- 30 August, 2017 at Sri Ram Chandra Medical University, Porur

Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD while delivering the inaugural address   justified the need for understanding, analysing and interpreting the problems of adolescents and train them with life skills   for inclusiveness to survive, exist and excel in times to come....

Prof.(Dr.) M M Goel, Director, RGNIYD is giving valedictory address to the ANOs who attended ToT on Personality Development and Life Skills at NCC Officers Training Academy, Kamptee, Nagpur.

Kamptee (Nagpur), August 24-While delivering the valedictory address of the training programme for ‘ personality development and life skills ( PDLS) ’ Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD said that effective management in all walks of life is a function of effective communication which is necessary and sufficient skill of the present times to face the challenges.

 

The four days ‘Training of Trainers on Personality Development and Life skills ‘is organised by National Cadet Corps (NCC) Officers Training Academy (OTA) in collaboration with RGNIYD, Sriperumbudur during August 21-24,2017.

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Prof. (Dr.) M M Goel, Director, RGNIYD inaugurating National Seminar on 25 years of Panchayati Raj Reforms in India, 19-20 August 2017, Tirupati.

Tirupati, August 19- While delivering the inaugural address of the national seminar on ‘25 Years Panchayati Raj Reforms in India’ Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD said that there is a considerable scope of improvement for bringing efficiency, sufficiency and equity in the finances, functions and functionaries of PRIs in India which   calls for adopting SMART and SIMPLE models along with pricing policy of birth, marriage and death certificates which falls in the domain of PRIs.

The two days seminar is organised by Academy of Grassroots Studies and Research of India (AGRASI) in collaboration with RGNIYD, Sriperumbudur...

Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, delivered the Inaugural address for the two days workshop on ‘Counselling Skills' on 17th August 2017

Sriperumbudur, August 17 - The Department of Applied Psychology, RGNIYD has organised two days’ workshop on ‘Counselling Skills’ during 17-18 August, 2017.

While delivering the inaugural address Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD said that counselling skills are in-built among parents and teachers and can further be developed and strengthened by training under professional guidance of the experts which justifies the workshop on counselling skills.

We need to develop the abilities of head and heart as basic qualities as skills for the effective counselling    in all walks of life including...

Prof (Dr) MM Goel hoisted the National flag and addressed the RGNIYD family on the occasion of 71st Independence Day

Sriperumbudur, August 15- To celebrate 71st Independence in our beloved INDIA as independent, non-violent democracy with integrity and amity, we have to inculcate the spirit of nationalism among youth.  Bharat is a knowledge seeker economy from the very being and enjoy the status of Vishav Guru, said Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD while delivering the Independence Day address here today.

For the progress of Indian society and culture, we certainly require to inculcate nationalism among youth of the kind during freedom struggle by Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru with attitude of gratitude. Let everyone of us identify the role...

International Youth Day 2017

Sriperumbudur, August 11- RGNIYD commemorated International Youth Day 2017 by holding a special lecture by Dr. D. Agochiya,  Former Director, Commonwealth Youth Programme, London.    

While delivering the presidential address Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD said that  the theme of International Youth Day 2017 ‘ Youth Building Peace’ calls for adopting non-violence in economics as needonomics ( economics of needs) and no to Greedonomics which is major cause of violence, corruption ,terrorism and exploitation of all kinds.

 To achieve Goal 16 of the  2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

Workshop on Gender Issues was inaugurated by Professor (Dr) MM Goel, Director, RGNIYD

Sriperumbudur, 11 Aug, RGNIYD organized a Workshop on Gender Issues was inaugurated by Professor (Dr) MM Goel, Director of RGNIYD. In his inaugural speech he emphasized that, women should understand their role in society as a mother, as a daughter, sister, and most importantly as mother in law because most of the violence within the family is caused by mother in law in our Indian context.

He stress upon the importance of understanding various acts, laws, policies and programmes meant for women empowerment. Gender is not limited in empowering women alone, but it is a concern of raising/ building sense of...

Press Meet on 09th August, 2017

Sriperumbudur, August 09- RGNIYD has organised  a press meet to build a strong interpersonal relationship between the media and institute of National importance RGNIYD. Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD addressed the gathering elucidating his vision for the role of RGNIYD for youth development.  He focused on Indian Political Academy  for youth in politics and the positive role of media in shaping the youth towards building a peaceful and developed nation. The learned faculty appointed in various capacities by the Director for the smooth functioning of RGNIYD was introduced to the press and the electronic media.  Twenty seven media...

Commemoration of 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement on 09th August, 2017

Prof. (Dr.) M.M.Goel, Director, RGNIYD administering the Sankalp Se Siddhi Pledge to the Faculty, Officers, Staff and Students and Participants (NSS Programme Officers in a training programme) at RGNIYD during the inaugural programme to  Commemoration of 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement on 09th August, 2017 at RGNIYD, Sriperumbudur

 

Training of Trainers (ToT) on ‘Youth and Peace Building’ during 08-12 August, 2017

Sriperumbudur, August 08- RGNIYD has organised  the Training of Trainers (ToT) on ‘Youth and Peace Building’ during 08-12 August, 2017. While delivering the inaugural address Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD said that spiritual economics as needonomics ( economics of needs)  is necessary and sufficient  for ensuing peace building measures in conflict ridden society of today with consumerism and commercialization.

Peace in every head and heart ( consumer, producer, distributor and trader) is necessary and sufficient to say no to stress, tensions and fear caused by spiritual bankruptcy and commercialization , told Prof. Goel.

There is a direct...

Inaugural address by Prof.(Dr.) Madan Mohan Goel on The Study Abroad Program offered by the University of Florida "International Centre on ‘ NGOs and Development" on 7th Aug 2017

Sriperumbudur, August 07 - ‘The development processes involve Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in a big manner for supplementing the efforts of the 3 tier Governments  consisting of Central Government, 29 States and 7 Union Territories and Local Government with Panchayti Raj Institutions in rural and urban India.  Indian NGOs  contribute  seriously and sincerely  for inclusive growth of cared-less and used-less with some if not many challenges  including careless and useless people,’ said Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD while delivering the inaugural address of  the Study Abroad Program offered by the University of...

Workshop on Street Threatre on 5th August 2017

Sriperumbudur, August 05-‘We need to adopt evolutionary and explorative path for developing our hidden talents among the students of RGNIYD.  We must double the passion for learning the acting skills as we are all actors as consumers, producers, distributors and traders. There is lot of scope for talented actors in Bollywood,’ advocated Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD while delivering the valedictory address of Workshop on Street Theatre conducted by Dr. Kaleeswaran, the street theatre facilitator of Alternate Media Centre   here today.

 To gain recognition for the talent, let us step up our efforts for building a group to bring out the hidden talent...

Prof.(Dr.) Madan Mohan Goel, Director, RGNIYD inaugurated the fortnight programme SWACHHTA PAKHWADA and administrated the oath to all stakeholders of RGNIYD on 1st August, 2017

Sriperumbudur, August 01-‘To create a Clean India as independent, non-violent, democracy with integrity and amity, we need to make  Swachh Bharat Abhiyan as mass movement with honesty of  purpose as exhorted by the Prime Minister of India. A clean India is the best tribute we can pay to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi,’ said Prof. (Dr.) M.M .Goel, Director RGNIYD While delivering the inaugural speech for clean India in the fortnight programme Swachhta Pakhwada here today.

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' (Clean India Mission) on 2nd October 2014, the 145th birth anniversary of...

Prof.(Dr.) Madan Mohan Goel, Director, RGNIYD delivered an inaugural address in the Consultation of NSS Empanelled Training Institutes (ETIs) on 1st August, 2017

Sriperumbudur, August 01- National Service Scheme (NSS) ensures true marriage of  society with education for the students to understand, analyse  and interpret the socio-economic realities. The logo of NSS ‘Not Me But You’ is necessary and sufficient for promoting altruism among volunteers which is the real rational behaviour needed today, opined Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD while delivering the inaugural speech in the   consultation  programme of  NSS Empanelled Training Institutes ( ETI)   here today.

The effective implementation of NSS programmes calls for training in transforming...

Prof. (Dr.) Madan Mohan Goel, Director, RGNIYD inaugurated the Dr. Ambedkar Youth Welfare Association at Kachipattu, Sriperumbudur on 30th July, 2017

Sriperumbudur, July 31, 2017 - The social initiative of RGNIYD was held on 30th July, 2017 at 3.00 p.m. in the Government Middle School, Kachipattu Village, Sriperumbudur.

To harness youth power for development activities and nation building the Dr. Ambedkar Youth Welfare Association was inaugurated on 30th JULY, 2017 by. Prof. (Dr.) Madan Mohan Goel, Director, RGNIYD, in the Kachipattu village Sriperumbudur which is an adopted village of RGNIYD. He inspired the youth with his exemplary speech.  He made a case to change the name of the association from youth welfare to youth development to be called as...

Training of Trainers on Life Skills for the Teachers / Wardens / House Masters / Watchman of Govt. Children’s Home

Sriperumbudur, July 28-  We need to become SMART and SIMPLE by understanding the life skills including competencies of critical thinking, creativity, communication skills, co-operation and coordination to coexist  are necessary to survive, exist and excel in present times of competition which has become unhealthy today, opined Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD while delivering the inaugural speech in the Training of Trainers on Life Skills for the Teachers / Wardens / House Masters / Watchman of Govt. Children’s Home  here today by  the Dept. of Social Work, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development...

Prof.(Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director, RGNIYD delivered motivational speech on "Challenges for Skill India" to the BVOC students and Staff on 26th July, 2017 at ATDC centre, Chennai

Chennai, July 26- The efforts of skill development under ‘Skill India’ for ‘Make in India’ are necessary but not sufficient. To make them sufficient we need to increase the return on training investment (ROTI) which calls for communication skills with spiritual input and time managment. There is an urgent need of training of trainers with chain of reforms ensuring fundamental changes with greater accountability, transparency and morality (ATM) more important than the ATM of any bank, said Prof.( Dr) M. M. Goel, Director RGNIYD here today. He was speaking on the topic ‘Challenges for Skill India’ at the  Apparel Training & Design Centre, Guindy for B.Voc...

Training of Trainers on Policies and Programme on Education for Youth on 25th July, 2017

Sriperumbudur, (Chennai) July 25   To ensure quality in education, we need to understand its process involving students (input), teachers (processors) and quality and quantity (output). The input of students is an issue of concern as they are directionless and lacks initiative and drive. They need motivation from trainers for educational value of education. Teachers as processors have become vocational to earn their livelihood instead of leading as a mission to fulfill the vision, opined Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD while delivering the inaugural speech in the ToT on Policies and Programmes on Education for Youth here today.

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Youth Leadership for Global Understanding of Sustainable Development on 24th July, 2017

Sriperumbudur (Chennai) 24th July 2017, RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT (RGNIYD) hosted  the visit of Sri Lankan Youth Delegates to RGNIYD on the theme of “Global Understanding for Sustainable Development”.  Prof  MM Goel,   Director RGNIYD  and a noted Economist,  delivered the inaugural speech  to the delegates and the students with his insight on sustainable development  and the relation with spirituality – the science of soul  He emphasized that; we need to become street smart for environment management with implementation of polluter pay principle. There is a need to possess the ...

Director RGNIYD

Sriperumbudur (Chennai), July 18- The President of India as the Visitor of Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD),Sriperumbudur Chennai ( Tamil Nadu) has appointed Professor M.M. Goel Former Pro Vice-Chancellor Veer Kunwar Singh University (State University of Bihar) ,Ara, Former Dean of Colleges & Social Sciences, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra as Director of RGNIYD for the period of three years.

 

RGNIYD is an Institute of National...