Career guidance, counseling seminar with NCS, NSS 2016 batch probationers held at Zapami

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Kohima, May 13 : The Zapami village council and students union conducted career guidance and counselling seminar for students at Zapami on May 12 at Heritage Hall, Zapami village with Dr. Hovithal Sothu, Deputy Director(Training) and Course Coordinator (NCS) ATI, Nagaland as the speaker and NCS and NSS 2016 batch as the resource persons.
Addressing the students in the introductory session, Dr. Hovithal Sothu appreciated the village community for organizing career guidance and counselling seminar programme for students which will go a long way to benefit the students’ community.
He lauded the unity of village community and encouraged the gathering to continue to uphold its unity as it is a greatest community asset and strength.
Dr. Sothu stated that nothing in life is achieved easily and challenged the gathering that one must work hard to realise one’s dream in life.
He called on the students to think big in life and develop hard work culture and perseverance which is very important to be successful in life.
He stated that it is through hard work and sheer sacrifice that the NCS and NSS probationers present in the seminar were successful.
While lauding the village for having strong concerted team spirit and unity, he urged the students to take up the challenge of civil service exam as power and development comes from administration since they make policy for the government.
Dr. Sothu also shared his life experiences with the gathering how he struggled in life from a very humble beginning to become where he is today.
He also encourage the students not to be disheartened by the number of unemployment in the state as there is always job avenues for those who work hard and prepare themselves well in life.
He stated that getting book knowledge is easy, to become educated is hard but to achieve ones dream in life is really hard where one will have to really work hard to get it.
He concluded his speech by challenging the students’ participants to dream big and work hard to become successful in life.
Riku Khutso EAC(P) and Kevethito Rose EAC (P) delivered short speeches by sharing their experiences.
The introductory session was led by Dr. Wemeri Khutsoh, Senior specialist, District hospital Wokha and Pfukrunyi Khutso, pastor ZBC invoked God’s blessings.
Zewekha Wetsah Chairman, Village council delivered welcome address.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Tekulo Kreo Secretary VDB zapami.
The career guidance and counselling session was conducted in group wise of four categories of students and civil service aspirants with NCS and NSS 2016 batch probationers from ATI as the resource persons.
In the afternoon, interactive session was held between the NCS and NSS 2016 batch team and Zapami VDB state award winning team along with the village leaders. The Village council and VDB team led by Er. Lhiwepe Khutso during whose tenure the government of Nagaland awarded state best VDB award in 2017.
The members from ATI Kohima were told how the idea of constructing Heritage Museum at Zapami village was conceptualized through MGNREGA scheme to preserve cultural heritage and promote tourism in the village.
The VDB team shared the village development work programmes and other plans with the team from the ATI.
Altogether, 15 NCS and 30 NSS 2016 batch probationers from ATI Kohima led by Dr. Hovithal Sothu, Deputy Director participated in the seminar and interaction programme.
154 students from class 7 and above from the village participated in the seminar.
(Page News Service)