Workshop on Adolescent Education Programme (AEP)

Sriperumbudur, November 17 – The  Adolescent Resource Centre (ARC), UNICEF  at the   Department of Social Work  , Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) has organised the  two days workshop on ‘Adolescent Education Programme (AEP)’ here today. 

Professor (Dr.) M.M. Goel, Director RGNIYD while delivering the inaugural address said that RGNIYD  is committed for  empowerment of youth i with  determination dedication and devotion to say no to conflict caused by discrimination, deprivation and discontent in democratic India through NYP 2014.

The understanding, analysing and interpreting the   issues related to adolescents in schools falls in the domain of this workshop to be addressed by the experts, told the Director RGNIYD.

We need to develop solid support system for the solution of the problems of adolescents in schools, believes Prof. Goel

The adolescents need to adopt SMART and SIMPLE models developed by Professor Goel in the book “Economics of Human Resource Development   in India” (2012) is the need of the day.

Energies of    the adolescents  need to utilised for creative and innovative solutions including ‘out of the box’, believes Prof. Goel. Dr.A. Karpagam Psychiatrist of Chennai delivered the special address.

Dr. S. Kumaravel, Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator if ARC programme and Mr. V.S. Varunanvelu, Technical Consutlant, UNICEF were present during the programme.  Mr. M. Noel Antony Dass  Prgramme Officer ARC     welcomed the guests.  Ms. Nalini of MSW II Year - Department of Social Work     proposed the vote of thanks.