“The glory of the elderly is their insight to life”
As part of observing International day for older persons, JUNIOR SWARAJ of Social Work Department, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences in association with MAGICS NGO organised a webinar on elderly rights named as “LONGEVOUS” on 1st of October 2020 at 3:00 pm through Google Meet. The programme was anchored by Ms Akhila K.V (BSW 3rd year student). Ms Rekha Mariya Biju, Secretary of JUNIOR SWARAJ warmly welcomed the august gathering. Dr. M. K. Joseph CMI (Head, Department of Social Work) delivered the presidential address and officially released the campaign “SMART SENIORS” which is an initiave of Nishana Shareef (Vice president of JUNIOR SWARAJ). Later the guest speaker of the day Sri. K.T Nisar Ahammed (Member Secretary District Judge- KELSA) has well explained about various elderly rights and participants got an opportunity to clarify their doubts/seek more insights on any of the covered themes by interacting with the key speaker. He took away the festivity of the event to a greater level by his zealous speech to the participants. Mr Johns Augustine (Founder Member MAGICS NGO) delivered the felicitation. Later Mr. Robin Regi (2nd year BSW student) proposed the vote of thanks.
The event culminated by filling the feedback form and has conducted an online quiz competition via Google Forms based on elderly rights. The session was inspiring, brilliant and wonderfully delivered. Around 100 participants participated in the webinar.