by BIS Correspondent
MUMBAI, AUG 8, 2017: One hundred and twenty youth hailing from slums in Mumbai participated in 'Dream Big, Achieve BIG', a career-guidance programme organised by the Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) at Don Bosco, Matunga on August 6.
Father Rolvin D'Mello, the executive director of DBDS, while welcoming the youth, mentioned that Don Bosco as a society is committed to the well-being of the youth and especially the under-privileged youth. He further added that DBDS is truly devoted in assisting youth in shaping their future.
Father Glenford Lowe, the Rector of Don Bosco Provincial House highlighted the facilities available at the Matunga campus, meant for the youth – especially for the youth from the slums.
Three resource persons - Sachin Khedekar, CEO of Chetana Foundation, Akshay Goud, the Director - Guidance Group and Nivedita Kathe, staff, Brain Lorio - covered a wide variety of career-related and personal-growth topics, which included aptitude and interest, steps to career planning, setting career goals, 7D model and preparing for competitive exams.
Special attention was given to careers in banking and finance sectors and on cracking the Bank Probationary Officers exams of various private and public sector banks.