District Rotaract council 22-23 along with Rotaract club of Green Galaxy, Anand Institute of Higher Technology, DG Vaishnav college, SDNB Vaishnav college for women and Sri Venkateswara college of engineering hosted the event “Rotary youth leadership awards” (RYLA) named as SIGNATURE for three days from 23rd September to 25th September,2022 at Golden Bay resort, Kuvathur. As, we were one among the host club, 7 members took part as Organisers and 5 members as Participants (Rylarians). We had been worked for this event more than two month on seeking the sponsorships and doing the pre-event Organisers work. As a co-host club, Rotaract Club of AIHT collected Rs.55,000 from sponsors.
On the very first day, every Rylarians and Organizers were taken to the resort from Rotary Centre. We had a warm welcome from the team Signature-RYLA and provided with some refreshments. Later, every Rylarians and organizers assembled at the main auditorium for the inauguration ceremony, where the district officials, event chairpersons and the Presidents of co-host clubs were collared by their respective sergeants. Rtr. PP. Hari Vignesh, the chairperson for the event Signature-RYLA addressed the gatherings and delivered the general instructions for the event.
Followed by the ice breaking session conducted by Ansar (Anchor on Famous Television), who made us to forget the differences among us and conducted games to get involved in the event. All the Rylarians were split into teams, to improve our co-ordination and leadership skills. After lunch, Rtn. Vidya Ragu, behavioural and learning strategist, founder of Himalaya calling and skill guru cool took the session "Genie in me". She taught us the importance of our value and tips to overcome the label process done by others and to have confidence to wake up the genie inside us.
Next Rtn. Dr Deepa Shree took the session- "The importance of sound mind". She explained the importance of having a sound mind and body. She taught us 12 principles to overcome stress and to have a calm, stable and sound mind. Rylarians and the organizers were participated in the outdoor activities by Mr.Ashraf Ali. That session name is “Conquer your cons”. There, he made each and every Rylarians to walk on a fire path, to overcome our fears. At last, the day ended with a Concert night with dinner.
Second day started with an outdoor activity, through which we learnt to coordinate the team, teamwork, dedication and determination which is taken by Rtr. Binu Joseph. After breakfast, there was an amazing session “Criticism and the Way Out” took by Dr. Alfred Jose. He is famous You Tuber who explained major things to overcome the criticism and thought many things in life. Then, “Moving beyond Hurdles” session was taken by Inspiring Ilango. He thought about the difficulties and barriers will going to face in life and its resolving strategies.
After lunch, Rtn. Solomon victor took the session " Project planning" and teach us the principles of planning project with small activities. At last, Dr. Dhamu Avl took the session “The call of a dream”, who made us to realise Parents love, importance of physical and mental health, gave the health advices, principles to concentrate, and how to be a champion. After that, each and every team were asked to perform a cultural act. After dinner, DJ night was played by DJ Sparrow.
Last day is started with Aqua Zumba conducted by Rtr. Jayaprakash, which made us energetic and active. After breakfast, friendship session was taken by Rtn. Prasanna Rajagopalan, he taught the importance of friendship in our life and made the event a memorable one. Each and every speaker was felicitated by the core team of RYLA.
At the end, the Best Rylarians and Best Team awards were distributed. Followed by, Vote of thanks is given by Rtr. Janani. After lunch, everyone departed to their respective places by the transport committee.