The Department of Psychology, Rai School of Liberal Studies, Rai University and IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) of Rai University, Ahmedabad organised a Management Development Program (MDP) on “Mindfulness for Rejuvenation of Professionals” on Saturday.
The programme aimed at developing employee efficiency, leadership skills, attentive work, mental health, decision-making power and judgmental thinking, was organised in collaboration with Jeevan Aastha helpline, Government Arts & Commerce College, Jadar, and Vayotsav Foundation, Ahmedabad.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Rasik Meghnathi, Associate Professor at Government Arts & Commerce College, Jadar and Dr. Pooja Thakar, Assistant Professor at Rai University, gave a clear idea about mindfulness and its importance. Dr. Thakar focused on the practical aspects of mindfulness with various techniques and activities such as imaginary, body scan, object movement, breathing, and mindful sensational activity.
Pravin Valera of Jeevan Aastha Helpline spoke about the importance of mindfulness in the prevention of suicides, while Dr. Jatin Padalia of Vayotsav Foundation focused on mindfulness for the mental health of old age people.
The addresses were followed by a question and answer session. More than 50 persons, including staff members of Rai University, participated in the programme. The event concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Ashish Rami, Head-Department of Management & Psychology, Rai University.