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The Youth Speaks – An Elocution Competition

The Youth Speaks – An Elocution Competition

The PGDM first-year students at Jaipuria School of Business (JSB) coordinated and organised an elocution competition on 18th February 2019 in Dr. Rajaram Jaipuria Hall of Inspiration on the topic “How the managerial skills can be implemented and utilised for the development of the society and the nation at large”. The Event was organised under the aegis of the Center for Creativity and Innovation. The objective was to provide an open platform to the students where they could practise expressing their views openly and improve their articulation and non-verbal skills.

The students participated in large number and expressed their views on how the management students utilise their skills and knowledge in building New India. Students selected some particular skills and competencies and discussed how those could be implemented and utilized for nation’s development. The arguments and points mentioned by the participants were indeed very intriguing. The Jury for the event included Dr. SP Verma, Professor & Head, MDP and Dr. Nitin Kumar Saxena, Associate Professor, Marketing. Both the judges agreed to the fact that the judging had been very difficult because of the oratorial skills displayed by the budding managers. It was quite evident that the future of the nation was in right hands and the youth of today was all set to take the nation further up towards success in all respects.

During the Valedictory session, the Director Dr. SK Mahapatra congratulated the  participants for taking part in the event and for expressing their very relevant views on the topic. He talked about the most critical skills required of leaders and managers today – the critical thinking skills, the creative problem solving skills and  the communication skills. He further urged the students to keep working hard  to acquire the skills that would help them excel in their lives and subsequently help the nation grow. He made the students understand the importance of grabbing opportunities, which do not knock the door twice.

The winners of the event were felicitated and presented with very attractive prizes during the Valediction. The first prize was won by Mr. Abhishek Chand while Ms. Akansha Chauhan bagged the second prize.

It is noteworthy to share that the whole event was organised and coordinated by Tejus Indra, Abhishek Tyagi and Krishanga Bhardwaj, students of PGDM First Year at JSB.