SRK Knowledge Foundation hosted ‘UDAAN –Towards Shining Future’ a program for the youth of rural areas of Gujarat. The program was a brainchild of Shri Ajay Kumar Tomar, IPS, Gujarat State.
The ten days program was organised in the month of May 2018, aimed to provide first hand on-site professional experience to the youth of rural Gujarat and an opportunity to experience multiple career options in diverse sectors of employment through innovative, critical, inventive and practical methods while experiencing the roles & responsibilities of the professions.
The program encouraged students of villages of Amreli District based on a creative and intellectual approach comprised of a test containing questions on Logical Reasoning, Arithmetic and English language. Students who appeared for 11th and 12th standard and are at the threshold of building their career were invited to Surat City to learn about leading a better and dignified life through their valued aspirations.
The students visited corporate companies and various industries, including Diamond manufacturing unit, hospital, information technology & software company, solar panel unit, educational institution, textile mill and their markets, Special Economic Zones and numerous other places of knowledge, history, spirituality, sports, pleasure and amusement. Doyen personalities of the city comprising of doctors, professors, psychologists, career counsellors, architects and theorists were invited to establish a dialogue with the students on varied topics such as Career Choices, Personality Development, Gender Equality and Adolescent Education, Self Defense Training, Design Thinking, Decision Making & Problem Solving and Emotional Well-Being, Movies, Dramas, Theatre Education and few more. A very minute program was designed for viewing the student’s career ambitions and enthusiastic efforts to get them acquainted with the brighter and practical world.
During the program, Shri Ajay Tomar Sir had specially visited to interact with the students and encouraged them by saying, “Strive hard to nurture your dreams which is possible when one is sincere and fully committed to his or her goals. Learn, read and practice so much that it becomes impossible to find your competitor.”
The program concluded on an optimistic note after the students promised to work harder and shine in their chosen field. SRKKF shall continue to gauge their progress in the future.
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