An expert lecture on “Personality Development attributes” was organised in the Department of Management Studies on February 17, 2016. Mrs. Pallavi Chawla, Assistant Professor, Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies, Noida delivered the expert talk on the subject. She defined Personality Development as the growth and development of the thinking, perception, attitude, nature, mood, behaviour and activities that differentiate among people.  She explained that it is a tool to bring out one’s abilities and powers for making himself aware of his inner self and become more confident to face the outside world. She clarified that Personality means uniqueness, individuality and appearance of a person and his/her reflection of thinking, emotions, behaviour, communication skills and corporeal characteristics.

She further added that Personality is not inherited rather it is developed and it is the process that starts right from the student’s childhood. This personality is shaped afterwards on the basis of impact of various positive and negative factors in life. Relating the concept with the students, she added that effective and impressive personality development programme helps the students to face, meet and overcome the challenges of the outside world more effectively and efficiently. She told the students that this process includes boosting and enhancing one’s confidence, improving communication and language speaking abilities, expanding the boundaries of thinking and knowledge, developing new hobbies or skills, adding style and elegance to the personality, looks, adopting fine etiquettes and manners and overall knitting of oneself with positivity, vigor, liveliness and peace. The students of the Department were highly motivated by her wisdom.  This activity provided a platform to cater the demands of the professional world.