Announcing Career Seminar for the Visually Challenged – XRCVC- 13th – 14th Sep

Xavier's Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged, St. Xavier's College xrcvc at
Thu Aug 23 00:32:42 EDT 2007

The XRCVC announces a Career Seminar for Visually Challenged to be held on 
13th and 14th Sep: Registrations open, last date 4th Sep

Employment- Expanding Reach

The Xavier’s resource Centre for the Visually Challenged (XRCVC) set up 
since the last four years, is a state of the art facility aimed at providing 
holistic education to the visually challenged students of the college and 
catering to the needs of other visually challenged persons.

The XRCVC’s work on the issue of ‘Employment and Employability’ has aimed at 
training visually impaired persons with both the right skill sets and 
attitudes as also equipping them with the necessary know how related to 
diverse career opportunities, thus equipping them with them to make the most 
suitable and appropriate career choices.

In order to meet this objective, The XRCVC is organizing a two day Career 
Seminar on 13th and 14th Sep ‘07. The objectives of the seminar are

1.To give its participants an exposure to a wide range of career avenues- 
management, information technology, law, the social sector, academics, 
finance, health related services, media etc.
2.To use the two day seminar as a stepping stone for its participants in 
their individual career planning process

Programme Details

Dates: 13th and 14th Sep ‘07

Time: 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Themes to be covered during the Seminar

1.Careers – A re-look at expanding horizons
2.Management careers- HR & Marketing
3.Computer & IT- Ms Shanti Raghvan
4.Health and Fitness
5.Social Sciences – careers related to psychology, social work, Education, 
7.Government services
8.Language and media related career
10.Planning for your career, how to begin? Taking the first step


The seminar is open for any visually challenged person. The XRCVC expects to 
keep a total capacity of 30-35 participants for this seminar.

Enrollment will be done on a first cum first basis. All participants are 
expected to submit a refundable deposit of Rs 150. The deposit will be 
retuned at the end of day two on the participant having successfully 
attended all sessions.

Participants interested in enrollment must contact Ms Neha Trivedi at the 
XRCVC at 22623298 or 22620661-5 (Extn 366) or write into neha at to 
successfully complete the enrollment process. If you email please send 
across your contact details for us to contact you

The last date for enrollment for the seminar is Tuesday, 4th Sep ’07. So 
make sure you contact us before that.

Dr. Sam Taraporevala

Xavier's Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged (XRCVC)
St. Xavier's College, 5 Mahapalika Marg
Mumbai - 400001

+91 22 22620661-5 (extn: 366)
+91 22 22623298 (direct)
+91 9967028769 (mobile)
xrcvc at

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