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Positivity inside out!

The three-day 1st International and 3rd National conference on Positive Psychology: The Ripple Effect was inaugurated amidst great enthusiasm by both the organisers, Department of Psychology, University of Delhi and faculty of Management studies, Manav Rachna International University and by the Chairperson Shrimati Satya Bhalla. 

She expressed her deep gratitude to all the distinguished guests, organizing committees and esteemed delegates from all over India. She also extended her support to Indian Association of positive psychology for all such future endeavors. The welcome address was followed by conferring Life time achievements awards to the imminent persons for their contribution to the growth and well-being of the society.

The conference held at the Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad on February 27, 28 and March 1 was attended by  Jitendra Mohan, Inder Mohan Kapahy, Padmashree  Mahesh Verma,  Ashish Nandy,  Dalip Singh IAS Chief Secretary, Haryana.

The purpose of conference was to articulate the vision of good life filled with positive emotions, experiences and relationships with others. It is dedicated to the elements and predictors of meaningful, pleasant and engaged life.

The Three-day conference schedule is planned in a manner to create the knowledge exchange and strengthen the practice of positive psychology across many applied domains. You can enrich your experiences by participating in many presentation formats like posters, workshops, keynote lectures, and conversation sessions. The conference also provides a platform for young students to share their views, opinions and ideas by paper presentation on the various broad themes of the conference.
Jitendra Mohan talked about attentiveness. He removed myths surrounding concentration.

Conference was then directed towards presentation of research papers on the topics like positive emotions, positive psychology at workplace, emotional intelligence, spirituality, an aspect of positive psychology and well-being and its correlate.

The conference concluded with the key note address by Prof S.S. Nathawat on Positive Psychology at a glance and how psychology should be taken to the rural. This was followed by some showcasing of work by outstanding academicians and researchers. The presentation on Prescribing Privileges for Indian Psychologists: A Positive Approach, a revolutionary topic presented by psychologist Sinchita V Bhattacharya drew appreciation from Prof Nathawat, Prof Dr S PK Jena and other psychologist as well as students, as they felt the need  and time for this privilege in India had arrived.
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