The CAP QUIZ Prize distribution and CASSA (CODP-Andheri Hilfe Scholarship Students Association) annual get together was held on 2nd October 2015 in CODP. It was commenced with a prayer conducted by CODP staff. Mr. Alwyn Patrao Vice President of MCC Bank was the Chief Guest of the programme. Fr. Oswald Monteiro, Director of CODP welcomed the chief guest Mr. Alwyn Patrao and the Resource Person Mr. Allen Pereira. He then spoke that the objective of Career Advancement programme is to “motivate and guide our youth to go for higher education and to get employment in government jobs. He quoted the attack on Christian churches in the year 2008 and said that the youth of our community should get into civil services which is the need of the hour.
After the CAP Quiz Prize distribution, Mr. Alwyn Patrao the chief guest, of the day, exhorted in his speech that the students should help others the way they all got help from CODP and others. We should not forget the person who helped us in our difficult times.
The Resource Person Mr. Allan Pereira Rtd. Dy General Manager of Syndicate Bank in his speech explained to the students that there are many vacancies in banking sector and in government departments. The Christian people should take interest in these jobs instead of searching for jobs in the Gulf and other countries. He also stated after 2 years there will be nearly four lakh jobs in banking sector. He also shared his working experience and satisfaction he got working among the poor people.
Mr. Vishwas D’Cunha, the Resource Person who is working in Canara bank explained how to prepare for competitive exams and how to search and apply online for Government jobs through Power Point Presentation.
The Programme ended at 1.45 pm. Ms. Veena Compered the programme and Ms. Venisha proposed the vote of thanks. Totally 57 students participated in the programme.