KOCHI: Rotary International District 3201 organised the Rotary Leadership Enrichment And Deliberation Seminar - LEAD 2K14 at The Gokulam Convention Centre.
The seminar, the flagship event of the Rotary District, was organised in association with the Kerala Management Association (KMA) and hosted by the Rotary Club of Cochin
Downtown. over 400 delegates from various parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu attended.The seminar was jointly inaugurated by P Rajeeve MP and K N Raghavan,Commissioner of Customs.In his inaugural address, P Rajeeve spoke about his involvement with the Rotary movement in organising various projects. He emphasised the significance of Rotary in the uplift of the downtrodden and he spoke about certain specific areas in which the Rotarians must support the local community.
Guest of honour K N Raghavan spoke about the social responsibility of rotary leaders and threw light on the various aspects of leadership and stressed on the importance of values and conviction to execute activities without fear or favours.
The inaugural and plenary sessions were also addressed by district governor Venugopalan Menon, KMA president P Premchand, Venugopal C Govind, Sunil Zachariah, Mohan Kumar, president of Rotary Cochin Downtown Antony Thomas, LEAD chairman R Madhav Chandran and convenor Vivek Krishna Govind.
The Leadership Enrichment Session was addressed by motivational trainer and author Captain Raghu Raman. He stressed on the significance of nurturing leadership qualities in individuals, in order to improve the collective leadership of organisations. He shared his experience with the Indian Army and the leadership lessons to be learnt from the armed forces.