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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Internal Motivation


As per the guidelines stated under the XIth plan of the University Grants Commission (UGC), the colleges and universities are required to organize career guidance and counseling programmes for the benefit of the students. Accordingly, Career & Counseling Cell was established sometime during August-September, 2010 in Cotton College from the grant sanctioned vide letter no. F.05-66/2007/(NERO)/6647 dated 21st January, 2010. Before the establishment of the cell, many departments of Cotton College organized counseling programmes on a regular basis. These programmes were conducted by invited external resource persons as well as by in-house faculty.

The Career & Counseling Cell is equipped with all the aids or gadgets necessary for conducting a counseling programme or any other presentation. These include i) laptop, ii) LCD projector, iii) white screen, iv) PA system, v) desktop computer and vi) photocopier.

Since the establishment of the Career & Counseling Cell, the following counseling programmes have been organized centrally :

The first programme was organized on 16th November, 2010 in Sudmersen Hall where Dr Arshad Hussain, from the University of Petroleum and Energy Study, conducted the programme.
The second programme was an interactive workshop on internal motivation - the topic: “Internal Motivation – How it helps to perform better”. It was conducted in the New Gallery, Department of Chemistry, by Dr Athiqul H Laskar, an author, motivator and presently Chairman, Conant Institute, USA.

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