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2019

The 31st Edition of Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD), a seven-days workshop was inaugurated with exuberance at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur on 23rd December, 2019. Mr. Kirit Joshi, Co- Founder of Spacewood, India’s leading premium brand and manufacturer of Modular Furniture and an alumni of VNIT Nagpur, was the chief guest of the inauguration function.ReadMore

2018


The 29 th Edition of Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD), a seven-days workshop was inaugurated with exuberance at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur on 10 th December, 2018. Mr, Mukul Verma, Plant Head, JSW Steel Coated Products Ltd. was the Chief Guest and Dr. Vilas Tambe, a revered anaesthetist from Nagpur was the guest of honor of the inauguration function.

Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar, Vice Chairman of RCOEM, Dr. R. S. Pande, Principal of RCOEM and Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convenor of WAD were present on the dais. Over 230 delegates from various colleges across Vidharbha have participated in the Workshop. Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener WAD, in her opening remark said that the aim of such an endeavour was to explore the latent potential in each of the participant and help them to reach the highest altitude. Dr Rajesh Pande, Principal RCPEM, said that WAD is a self sustainable workshop carried out only by students for the students. He also stated that such kind of workshops prove to be helpful in placement procedure.

The Chief Guest Mr. Mukul Verma in his address to the delegates said that one should have good observational skills and assured that this workshop will enable them to enhance the same. He also mentioned that everything and everyone should challenge the status quo and be inquisitive and logical at the same time. Dr. Vilas Tambe, in his key note address, stated the importance of Gurukul system by stressing upon the concept of simple living and high thinking. He elaborated the significance of hard work, introspection, inquisitiveness, self- control and self-motivation. He emphasized upon the importance of being a nature’s lover. He concluded by saying “It teaches one to stay positive and ensure the tranquillity of mind”. In his Presidential address Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar, Vice Chairman of RCOEM, told all the participants to first be a good human being. He emphasized on the concept of healthy mind in healthy body. He also stressed on the importance of Praying every day and respecting elders and showing kindness towards the other part of the society.



2017


The Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD) a seven-day workshop was started with a zeal and enthusiasm at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur on 19th December 2017.The key note speaker was Ms. Rita Aggarwal, renowned consulting psychologist of Nagpur. Dr. S. D. Mohagaonkar and Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener WAD were present on the dais. Over 200 delegates from various colleges participated in the workshop. Dr. RashmiShahu, Convener WAD, 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.S. D.Mohagaonkar welcomed the key notespeaker Ms. Rita Aggarwal and wished success to this session of WAD. Ms. Rita Aggarwalin herkey note address appreciated WAD and emphasized that it's easy to reach to the top but difficult to maintain the position. She elaborated on the two guiding principles of life, which are self-actualization and self- realization.She stressed on education and gave the examples of Dr. A.PJ Abdul Kalam,Swami Vivekananda and Abraham Maslow for manifesting true potential by pursuing excellence.She cleared the doubts of students regarding leadership, work ethics and morality. She also answered career related queries. She emphasized that self-realization is a continuous process and concluded by wishing all the delegates success in life.



2016


Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD), a seven day workshop on aptitude building and personality development was inaugurated at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur on 15th December, 2016.
The chief guest of the function, Dr. S. K. Mahajan, Director, Directorate of Technical Education inaugurated the workshop. Around 200 delegates from various colleges like SMMCA, Tirpude Institute of Management Education, YCCE, Frankfinn institute, Singhad College of Engineering, Pune, Natwarlal Maniklal Dalal College of Art and Commerce, Gondia etc. participated in the workshop. Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convener, WAD, gave the opening remark and thanked the chief guest for gracing the occasion. She illustrated how WAD helps the students gain an insight of their latent skills. She also stressed on the importance of aptitude along with the difference between attitude and aptitude. Dr. R.S.Pande, Principal, RCOEM explained the philosophy behind organising the workshop. Dr. S. K. Mahajan, in his inaugural address, stated the three ‘E’ factors that determine our attitude–Environment, Experience and Education and emphasised on the need of inculcating a positive attitude and motivated the delegates to dream big and aim high. He quoted William James “The greatest discovery of my generation is human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind”. He also cited the examples that revealed how ordinary people can achieve success in life with extraordinary efforts. He also inspired the audience with the Famous Hindi quote “Koshish karne valo ki kabhi haar nahi hoti” and motivated the students. Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM stressed on concentrating on books and newspapers rather than mobile phones which inspired the participants. Student In–charge Mr Aggya Singhal delivered the report of WAD Summer 2016. The Student Convener Mr Adhyat Modi proposed the vote of thanks.

WAD 2014

The Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD) a seven day workshop was inaugurated at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur on 8th Dec 2014.The chief guest of the function was Shri Ashutosh Potnis,MD, Novatech Software Pvt, Ltd.

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

Over 240 delegates from all over India 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 reach to highest altitude. Dr. R.S Pande, Principal RCOEM, welcomed the chief guest Shri Ashutosh Potnis. He also appreciated such kind of workshops and emphasized on the need to expand them on a local level. Dr. R.S. Pande also stated that such kind of workshops prove to be helpful in placement procedure. Shri Ashutosh Potnis 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. Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Chairman RCOEM, stressed on Simple Living, High Thinking and inspired the participants by quoting examples of Swami Vivekanand and Mahatma Gandhi. 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 Coordinator Kehkashan Fazal proposed the Vote of Thanks. Student in Charge, Rohn Mallick gave the WAD 2014 report.