WILLIAMNAGAR, March 15: Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), Williamnagar, organised a one-day Yuva Utsav with this year’s theme, “Viksit Yua-Viksit Bharat” as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav at DRDA Hall at Williamnagar on Wednesday where the students from various schools and colleges participated.
Speaking on the occasion, East Garo Hills deputy commissioner, Jagdish Chelani, informed that India has a good demographic dividend, the economic growth potential that can result from shifts in a population’s age structure. Dwelling on the Yuva Utsav, he also deliberated at length on demographic disaster.
The deputy commissioner also urged the students to be positive in their efforts to achieve their respective goals in life and assured them all possible helps from the district administration.
On the day, the director of Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI), CG Momin, highlighted the importance of financial inclusion and social security schemes and urged the youth of the district to take up the schemes being provided by the Govt. to have a better future in their life.
The lead bank manager, Williamnagar, Moidul Islam, while highlighting the importance of banking, urged the youth of the district to look for job opportunities in the banking sector.
The deputy director of NYKS, Linda BK Sangma, while delivering the key-note address on Yuva Utsav, highlighted the “Panch Pran” or the Five Resolves to make India a developed country by the time it celebrates the 100th Independence Day in 25 years.
The others who spoke on the occasion included the district youth icon, Silangki K Sangma and Bartholomeo R Marak of Loyola College.
During the one-day program, the NYKS also organised various competitions like poetry writing, declamation, drawing and painting, mobile photography and folk dance on the “Sense of duty among the citizens” and the winners were given cash prizes and certificates.