Namchi, Aug 21 (IPR)
A District Youth Convention organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) Namchi under the aegis of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India was held at Community Hall, today. The Chief Guest for the convention was SP (South) Mr. Prawin Gurung. He was accompanied by NYK State Director Mr. Sibashis Banerjee, SDM (HQ) Mr. Chiran Rizal, NYK (Namchi) Ms. Sangita Dahal alongside representatives of NGOs, youths and students at large.
Addressing the gathering Mr. Gurung shared his valuable inputs on how the youths of the nation can adopt an eco friendly and sustainable way of life. Additionally, he emphasized that the youths can develop the nation through effective coordination and collective efforts. Furthermore, Mr. Gurung elucidated that the youths need to be a responsible citizens of the society and that it’s important for them to be equipped with the modern knowledge in order to successfully combat challenges in their lives.
Sibashis Banerjee also spoke during the program wherein he highlighted the various youth centric programmes and schemes launched by NYK under Government of India.
The programme also saw the distribution of awards under the Swatch Bharat Summer Internship Programme and appreciation letter to the distinguish volunteers for their distinct contribution by the guests. The Outstanding Youth Club award Year 2018-19 was presented to Pushpanjali Voluntarily Organisation alongwith a cash prize.
The program also saw an open interactive discussion between the guests, youth volunteers and students.