A three-day programme (6-8 March 2018) is featured for International Women’s Day, Swayam Siddha Celebrating Being A Women 2018 presented by Faculty of Behavioural & Social Sciences, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies, under aeges of Dr. OP Bhalla Foundation
On 7th March 2018,the program was formally inaugurated by Sh. Vijay Sampla, Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment in the presence of Sh. Satya Bhushan Jain, President, Vaish International Federation; Ms. Satya Bhalla, Chief Patron, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI); Dr. Prashant Bhalla, President, MREI; Dr. N C Wadhwa, VC, MRIIRS; Dr. N K Chadha, Chairman, Council of Doctoral Programs, MRIIRS; Dr. Chavi Bhargava Sharma, ED & Dean, FBSS, MREI and other senior functionaries.
While encouraging and acknowledging the contribution of the academic sector towards the empowerment of women in the society, Sh. Sampla stressed on a greater need for education institutions to focus on connecting the society with its roots. He reiterated that educational institutions, alone can mould a complete and a compassionate human being.
In his address, Dr. Prashant Bhalla talked about the social initiatives that Dr. O P Bhalla Foundation has been working upon and how MREI has been contributing towards the empowerment of women and towards nation building.
A book titled “Counselling Skills” was launched on this occasion. This book has been authored by Dr. N K Chadha and co-authored by Dr. Salma Seth and Dr. Harpreet Bhatia from the Delhi University.
Dr Renu Kishore, a developmental & child psychologist conducted a workshop on “The Art & Science of Parenting (Among Adolescence & Adults)”.She discussed how raising children in today’s world has multitude of challenges. She provided an insight to the drastic physical & psychological stressors faced by parents & children at different phases in life. Emphasizing on varying parenting styles with respect to the child’s temperament, she elicited the idea that parenting is a joyous lifelong learning process.
Dr N.K. Chadha, the Chairperson of the Research and Doctoral Programme at Manav Rachna International Institute of Research And Studies, conducted a workshop on Long term Relationship Compatibility. He focused on how self awareness in a relationship affects ones compatibility. Johari window was introduced to have an insight of one’s self .Marriage Compatibility Scale Index was administered to understand the gravity of how different areas effect the long term compatibility of a couple. He emphasized the foundations of personality lies in a positive long term relationship.