Parents Meet at Asha Deep

The annual parents meet cum graduation day was organized on September 12, 2015 at Asha Deep. The celebration started with a welcome song by the trainees as they welcomed the parents and Chief Guests Mr. Bisheswar Talukdar, Senior Project Manager and Mr. Rajdeep the Zonal coordinator for NSDC program followed by a welcome speech by the center head, Fr. Jesuraj, SJ. The honourable guests and one representative each from parents, trainees and trainers lit the lamp and officially inaugurated the program. An audio visual presentation showcased the activities of the trainees during the training period.

The students performed varieties of cultural programs and also few of them shared their personal experiences and the change they went through during their training. Md. Ashique Raja, Mr. Bechan Kumar (a physically challenged trainee), Saloni Kumari and Aarti Kumari shared regarding the transformation they experienced in their life after joining Asha Deep. Their sharing was very emotional and inspiring and brought tears in the eyes of the parents. Few other trainees also shared as to how the training was effective in their life and after the training how they are able to recognize their own ability.

The project coordinator elaborated the mission and vision of Asha Deep and how the organization is trying to train the deserving youth and plays a catalyst role of linking the trainees to the employers. He also recalled the importance of the role of the parents in this endeavour.

The campus witnessed a big number of parents for the program. The cluster coordinator Rajan Bernard said “If the path is beautiful ask where it leads” and “If the destination is beautiful never mind about the path.” Addressing the trainees he said, “There will be challenges in your life but if your goal is clear don’t be afraid of the path which may be tough and challenging.”

Some of the parents too shared their observation of transformation they see in their wards. Parents were very happy to note that apart from technical training the trainees were getting moral education, life skills and lot of motivation and orientation for life. They appreciated the discipline that is followed in the campus.

The day ended with delicious meal served by trainees from hospitality training department to all parents, teachers and trainees as well. Overall it was an enriching and memorable event for the trainees.