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WAD 2019

The 30th Edition of Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD), a seven-days workshop was inaugurated with exuberance at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur on 3rd June, 2019. Mr. Rajat Kapoor, Founder, Director and CEO at the Ascent-Group, also an alumni of RCOEM was the chief guest of the inauguration function. ReadMore

WAD 2017

ENCL- Photograph-L-R- Mr.Sanghpal Wasnik, Dr. R.S. Pande, Shri Rajendra Purohit, Dr. P.G. Yeole, Shri Govindlal Agarwal, Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Mr. Sarvesh Shastri

The Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD) a seven day workshop was inaugurated at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur on 3rd July 2017.The chief guest of the function was Dr. P.G. Yeole, Pro Vice Chancellor, R.T.M.N.U.Shri Rajendra Purohit, Secretary RCOEM, Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary RCOEM, Dr. R.S. Pande, Principal RCOEM and Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener WAD were present on the dais.

Over 200 delegates from various colleges like IIIT Nagpur, D.Y.Patil College of Engineering Mumbai, Terna College, Mumbai, National Law University Delhi, Manipal University, BIT, Durg and different colleges from Nagpur participated in the workshop. In her opening remark Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener WAD, said that the aim of such an endeavor was to explore excellence within an individual to help him reach to highest altitude. Dr. R.S Pande, Principal RCOEM, welcomed the chief guest Dr. P.G.Yeole. He also appreciated such kind of workshops and emphasized on the need to expand them on a local level. Quoting the famous autobiography of Jack Well, He said that our problem is instead of thinking mediocre and achieving it, we should think high and have high ambitions. Dr. R.S. Pande also stated that such kind of workshops prove to be helpful in placement procedure.

Dr. P.G.Yeole, in his inaugural address enlightened the audience with his inspiring words on the importance of presentation of individual’s personality and character. He also shared his views on job interviews and gave a few tips on the same. He explained the difference between aptitude and attitude relating it with sharpening the acquired skills and developing the inbuilt skills. Giving the famous concept of three mothers Dr Yeole said that our first mother is the biological mother, the second one is the teacher and the third one is our profession. Dr. Yeole also spoke about 3 D’s,that should have in every student’s life i.e. Discipline, Dedication and Determination. Shri Govindlal Agarwal in his presidential address spoke about how Engineers are leaders of the world, He also said that every student should learn to change oneself and accept others. He assured the delegates that this 7 day workshop will give a life time learning to all the participants
The Student Secretary Mr. Sarvesh Shastri proposed the Vote of Thanks. Student in Charge, Mr. Sanghpal Wasnik presented the report of WAD WINTER December’16.


25th WAD at RCOEM

The Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD), a seven day workshop was inaugurated at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur on 4th July 2016.The chief guest of the function was Dr. P.G.Yeole, Pro Vice-Chancellor, RTMNU.




Over 200 delegates from various colleges participated in the workshop. Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener WAD gave the opening remark for the event. She said that it is not just a workshop, it’s a holistic training program that aims to improve the emotional quotient and communication skills of technocrats. Dr. R.S Pande, Principal RCOEM, welcomed the chief guest Dr.P.G.Yeole. He said that WAD is a wonderful journey that transforms aptitude and explore talent. Dr.P.G.Yeole in his inaugural address appreciated WAD and informed the participants that how wad is going to help them in transforming their personality. He also stated that the world is constantly changing and it requires confident manpower, problem solving skills and professional skills which they are going to learn through these 7 days of WAD. Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Chairman RCOEM, stressed on revolution in technology, simple living, high level thinking and inspired the participants by quoting examples of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. He also explain the unity of Nagpur region by saying that just like an orange different religions in Nagpur are tightly clubbed together with each other. The Student Secretary Mr.Mohanish Jaiswal proposed the Vote of Thanks. Student in Charge, Mr.Utkarsh Rathi presented the report of Winter WAD January 2016.

WAD 2014

The Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD) an eight day workshop was inaugurated at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur on 23rd June 2014.The chief guest of the function, Dr Vinayak Deshpande, Pro VC RTMNU inaugurated the workshop.

Shri Banwarilal Purohit, chairman RCOEM, Shri. Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary RCOEM, Prof. Q.H.Jeevaji, Director DMT, Dr. V. S. Deshpande, Principal RCOEM, Dr Rajesh Pande, Vice Principal RCOEM and Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener WAD were present on the dais.

Over 155 delegates from all over India including delegate from USA participated in the workshop. Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener WAD, said that the aim of such an endeavor was to explore excellence within an individual to help him to reach to highest altitude. Dr. V.S. Deshpande, Principal RCOEM explained the importance of overall development of student in today’s environment. Dr Vinayak Deshpande, in his inaugural address, emphasized on the need for inculcating a positive attitude and motivated the students by quoting “Everything lies in your hand”. He also cited the examples of Dr Abdul Kalam that reveal how simple people can achieve great success in life. Shri. Banwarilal Purohit, Chairman RCOEM stressed on Simple Living, High Thinking and inspired the participants by quoting examples of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri and Dr Abdul Kalam. He also explain the unity of Nagpur region by saying that just like an orange different religions in Nagpur are tightly clubbed together with each other.

The student secretary Nikhil Setia proposed the Vote of Thanks. Student Convener, Minal Jain gave the WAD 2013 report.