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Defence Forces Personnel hone their Sklls during training on “Business Management” at Amity

Amity Institute of Education and Training for Defence Forces and Police Organizations in association with Directorate General of Resettlement inaugurated a six month long training programme for Defence Forces at Amity Campus, Sector – 125, Noida.

The objective of the training programme is to help the defence personnel for their resettlement after retirement from the defence service. The six month certificate training program will prepare them vigorously on various aspects of management sklls which will help them place themselves well in their second innings of life to match with the corporate sector.

Maj. Gen. A.K. Malik, Additional Director General, Operational Logistics of Army, Group Captain R. Venkataraman, Director Training, Directorate General for Resettlement, Dr. Sanjay Srivastav, Director General, Amity Business School, Prof. Alka Munjal, Director, Amity School of Business and Maj. Gen. S. Bindra, Senior Director, Amity Institute of Education and Training were present during the inauguration of the training programme.

While delivering his inaugural address, Maj. Gen. A.K. Malik, Additional Director General, Operational Logistics of Army, said, “corporate is a new field for the participants of the training programme which need huge amount of monetary aid along with discipline and integrity. Therefore, in a systematic manner one should learn the mannerisms, skll set and attitude to earn money. Amity has provided the army personnel a platform to learn various sklls of management. After the completion of the course, trainees attitude will change and can lead a well settled life. The training will provide the leadership quality and give identification to the trainees. But the participants are to work diligently to get fruitful result from the training programme.”

Group Captain R. Venkataraman, Director Training, Directorate General for Resettlement opined that it is a noble job to provide opportunities for the resettlement of the army personnel after their retirement from service. 352 programmes are conducted by Directorate General for Resettlement in the area of Information Technology, Business Management and vocational training programmes to name a few. The programmes are re-structured from time to time to make them job oriented. In the year 2004, Directorate General for Resettlement ventured with the prominent B-Schools for the unique 6 month certificate programme. We are proud to associate ourselves with Amity for the last 6 years.

Most of the candidates are well versed with the practical management aspects. But the exact jargons are to be learnt which will take the trainees to the new prospective of the corporate world. It will add value to the past experiences and knowledge of the candidates, commented Captain Venkataraman

While sharing his views about the training programme with the august gathering, Rear. Admiral Ravi Kochhar, OSD, HR, Admin of Amity, said that after leaving the portals of defence services, the participants of the training programme will feel alienated to step into the civilian world since army personnel have their own infrastructure and community. By the time, the service period of the army personnel gets over, they need to learn certain sklls to make their life more lively and interesting. Amity will guide and lead the participants to their expectations. But the most important thing is effort of the participants and their zeal to learn.

Mr.Suresh K. Mishra, Chief Petty Officer, Navy, participant of the training programme said that the programme will help us in coping with the civilian sectors and teach us to showcase our talent in a proper way after our retirement from defence service.

Subedar Mokhtar Alam, Army, participant of the training programme appreciated the programme and said, “we are energetic enough to start the second innings of our life. But to step into a new world, some amount of training is needed which will help to enhance our sklls and learn new things too. This training programme will prove to be of immense help to us.”

Sergeant. Shashi Kant Singh, Indian Air Force, participant of the training programme said that the training programme will give a good exposure to the trainees of the corporate world. It will also prepare them to re-establish their life again with a new perspective.

A total of 36 candidates from Army, Navy and Air Force participated in the training programme

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