NDF MEET 2018 Reflected On The Theme Capacity Building

The National Development Forum (NDF) meet was held on 17 – 21 March, 2018. The theme for the meeting was Capacity Building for the FMA – VTC Coordinators of 6 provinces namely Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Shillong, Tiruchy and Guwahati. The meeting started with Praise and Worship led by Mr. Schneider Mani, a vibrant and energetic youth from the Catholic Charismatic Group. Then Sr. Hilda Braganza (Superior, MYC – Wadala) welcomed all the participants on behalf of Sr. Provincial and Community. Along with Sr. Superior, Sr. Isabella (NDF Coordinator) explained the reason why we were here. Sr. Moksha Mary (Director, Sahayini Social Development Society) thanked the participants for coming together to take part in the meeting especially the VTC sector. we should all dream making use of all the inputs of today and the coming days for the good of the young people. Since we work with young people and ensure they get employment, we need to be professional to understand better on how to equip our youngsters.


Day 1 - The session began with Mr. Antony Prabu and the students of Web-Designing from Sahayini Social Development Society for presenting the use of different ways in Internet. He presented and taught the participants how to create website with the Wix.com website that was so easy and handy for all to learn that no one is required to write codes but with a simple click one can create a beautiful website. There was also a demonstration was on the use of Hangouts for a video conference services.


Day 2 – The Highlight was on Placement strategies and HR Policies. The main focus of the day was the talk by Mr. Sameer Kumar (Placement Officer, Quest Alliance) and Ms. RenitaCoutinho (HR, Organica Biotech Pvt. Ltd). The topics taught the participants to know more on the demands of the employers and the requirement they want from the customers. Every participant was made aware to seek quality as the target in order to be successful in their fields. Strategies to Mobilization were also stressed much since these are the attractive ways to get trainees and the public view in the field of employment. Ms. RenitaCoutinho also discussed on HRM. Now the trend has changed because HRM gave more value to all departments. It is now the most important function in a company. She gave the detailed information of the execution of the HMR policies and services.


Day 3 – This day highlighted the topics on LIFE SKILLS And EDP (ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME).  Mr. Chaitanya Kalyanpur was the main speaker for the day. He emphasised the fact on, the qualities of how to become a good entrepreneur. Positive Attitude was much touched & explained in the course of the meeting with good stories of great men with strong positive thinking that helped them become great in life. Mr. Chaitanya gave a demonstration on how to be a good communicator through three types of tone display.


Day 4- Ms. Rose laid emphasis on the need for Fund Raising, She explained too on how to get along with self-confidence’s feeling and positive thoughts. Role plays were demonstrated in order to clarify more things on what one had to do when performing fundraising. Rules and regulations on how to go about with fundraising too were clearly explained.




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