D.Y. Patil School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies organised English Vinglish- A National Bootcamp on Effective Communication Skills on 17th February 2017 at the D.Y. Patil Stadium. Based on the intricacies of Effective Communication and its significance in the industry, this camp sought to familiarise students with the nuances of this field and at the same time acquaint them with a unique, fun filled way of learning and improving their command over English. The camp was organised by Professor Neha Sharma along with Professor Bhakti Naik under the guidance of their director Mrs. Vandana Mishra. The camp comprised of a myriad of activities like Word-Wizard, Act Enact, Break it to Make it , Tell A Tale etc. Mr. Akash Wankhede, Functional Analyst with Tata Consultancy Services presided over the event as the Chief Guest and stunned the students with his extraordinary communication skills. 40 participants from various schools/colleges became a part of this unique event . Narayan Desai, a participant from S.I.E.S. College said. ‘This is the best camp I ever attended. It was captivating and the activities were amazing. Loved every bit of it’. The camp concluded with refreshments and distribution of certificates and gifts to all the participants.
'Education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think.' - Albert Einstein