Visit of Dr. Alok Sheel

Senior bureaucrat & Secretary to the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council of the Government of India, Dr. Alok Sheel, IAS visited KiiT International School on 31st October and addressed the senior students and faculty of the School. Going back to his school days in Sherwood School in Nainital, Dr. Sheel brought out the nuances of Schooling, particularly Education, as he highlighted the importance of reorienting the mind to think and engage with issues of importance. He also stressed on the role of the School system in incorporating values in students as also the need to experience the joys of giving. He emphasized on the need to go through the process as the primary goal, rather than live with the short term reward approach. Constantly peppering his talk with his own experiences, Dr. Sheel was an engaging speaker and his academic commitment, versatility and humility struck a chord in the audience. In his interactive session, he made Economics and its trends easy and understandable for the students who were very keen listeners.

The Chairperson of the School, Dr. Mona Lisa Bal welcomed him while Principal, Mr. Sanjay Suar gave the vote of thanks.