IPSC Students’ Conclave 2022

Daly College, Indore hosted an enthralling four-day conference on the theme ‘LEAP- Leadership Excellence through Awareness and Perseverance’ from 9th to 12th November 2022, to enhance leadership skills among current and prospective student council leaders from some of the top schools in the country. The event included informative sessions delivered by renowned educators of their fields that truly helped enhance both the intellection and imagination of the delegates and gave them the opportunity to develop cardinal pragmatic skills that mould them into the finest possible leaders of the future. These sessions included a humorous, introspective, interactive and heartening speech by internationally acclaimed pianist, Mr Anil Shrinivavsan. Following that was an educational seminar on ‘Emotional Resilience for Leaders’ by consultant psychiatrist Dr. Kiran Shandilya who enlightened the audience on the psychological analysis of stress behaviour, the journey of leadership, ways of building a coping mechanism Another discussion on the ‘Role of Perception in Leadership’ by Dr. Gunmeet Bindra, Principal, Daly College Indore, patronised vocal expression of opinions among the students by having open discussions on admired world leaders. The final day of the conclave witnessed stimulating sessions by the Nature Volunteers Group including Dr. Satish Panday from Ela Foundation, Padma Shri Awardee Mr. Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe, and representatives from the Animal Rehabilitation and Protection Front. They presented the unique view of learning leadership through natural phenomena like formation flight observed through ornithology, and perseverance of sick and healing animals, with the motive of creating ‘Leaders with Sensitivity’, who are both responsible and responsive to the needs of Mother Earth. Consummate and delightful actress Mrs. Tisca Chopra graced the occasion with her presence as Chief Guest for the closing ceremony and delivered an impactful speech on her personal vulnerabilities of rejection and resilience with the audience, teaching the lesson of embracing our individuality so that we become an irreplaceable force. Engaging activities for students including ‘The Big Fight’, ‘Let it Roll’, ‘Prefect X- Mandarins’ Musings’, and other outdoor programmes provided the opportunity to interact with delegates across all schools and form meaningful relations, all while creating memories of a lifetime. The several breath-taking cultural performances by the brilliant and proficient students of Daly College were truly the epitome of excellence and everlasting entertainment.