KC NEWS DESK
Srinagar: The Kashmir Central Weekly today organised a book release function of “Baby Steps To Big Dreams” authored by Dr. Manjula Pooja Shroff at Hotel Raddison Collection at Rajbagh Srinagar.
Director School Education Kashmir Dr. Tassaduq Hussain Mir, CEO Chaya Group of Industries Mr. Mushtaq Chaya; Mr. Anantha Krishnan, CEO Operations Kalorex Group; Ms. Renu Kaul, founder Vitasta Publishing; Dr. Manjula Pooja Shroff, author of “Baby Steps to Big Dreams”; Prof. Seema Naz, Principal of College of Education; famous film maker Mushtaq Ali Ahmad and Bashir Assad, Editor-in-Chief Kashmir Central Weekly were guests of honour on the occasion.
While speaking on the occasion, Director Education Kashmir Tassaduq Hussain Mir narrates the importance of parenting in contemporary world mired in technology and vulnerability of internet.
He said, “The excessive screen time has deep impact on the psyche of children. Rampant usage of mobile phone has made parenting lethargic and kids became vulnerable to the outside world at nascent age. Time has come to have internet curfews at our homes and parents must invest in children with modernised parenting. Children must be channelized to provide good products to society in future.”
The program was moderated by Venus Upadhaya, Correspondent Epoch Times New York. Describing author Dr. Manjula Shroff synonymous with education in India, who has influenced the lives of more than 65,000 students over the past three decades. Driven by a passion for excellence, she has dedicated her entire life to the empowerment of students and the advancement of education. She is an Executive Alumni from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and London School of Economics and a recipient of Secular India Award from Honourable President of India.
While reading some excerpts of the book, Dr. Manjula articulated about early parenting care and infusion of fear among kids. She has denounced strict parenting and called for inclusive parenting without due demands. She narrates the role of Artificial intelligence in present day parenting and how game changing it will be in the years to come.
In his vote of thanks, Editor-in-Chief Kashmir Central, Bashir Assad thanks guests for their patient presence and lively discussion throughout the event. He thanked his team for the consistent support to make the event possible.