CTOSS: Chandigarh Training on Soft Skills
The course is conceptualized to improve English communication of the students of government schools, Chandigarh. This program is emerging as a strong support system for students of Government Schools for development of Communication and Life Skills. Till 2013-14, RIE in collaboration with SPIC was training about 2500 students in 17 schools of Chandigarh Administration each year. In 2014-15 RIEwas given the charge of 90 schools which increased the number of students who will benefitted from the program to approximately 10000. In the years 2015-16 and 2016-17, the institute has successfully conducted the programme with excellent feedback from school authorities and students.
Under this programme RIE has also initiated another programme to realise the potential of the students to their optmal levels and make them aware and confident about their potential. The programme called 'iCANclub' is a brainchild of Dr Vandana Lunyal, Director of the Institute and has been accepted as an important part of the CTOSS Programme by the schools authorities.