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Jitendra Singh Inaugurates Year Long Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan

New Delhi: November 19,2012

The Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Shri Jitendra Singh has said that the government is working towards further strengthening and increasing the numbers of Centers of Excellence for different sports in the country. Inaugurating the Silver Jubilee celebrations of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) here today he said, recognition of talent at an early age and proper grooming in the areas of interest is a must for further development of sports in the country. Lauding the efforts of the NYKS, he said, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan has been working in various fronts of youth development with a variety of youth programmes of the Department of Youth Affairs and certain special programmes in coordination and cooperation of other ministries. He said, main focus has been on developing values of good citizenship, thinking and behaving in secular ways, skill development and helping youth to adopt a productive and organized behaviour. He asked NYKS to further strengthen their work among youths in the J&K, North-East and Naxal affected areas for creating awareness for development and peace. He said, his Ministry will organise a mega youth convention in February, 2013 on the issues like national integration and communal harmony.

Shri Jitendra Singh informed the gathering that the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumbudur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu has been granted status of Institute of National Importance by the Government of India through an act of Parliament which has come into effect now.



Speaking on the occasion, the Secretary, Department of Youth Affairs Ms. Nita Chowdhury asked the youth to maintain discipline and work towards nation building in a resolute manner. The former Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr. S.Y.Quraishi in his speech asked youth to further strengthen democracy in the country and said, youth should participate more actively in elections in the country. Shri Oscar Fernandes, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development has said that this is an era of youth and they should work with their full potential for the nation building. Director General, NYKS Shri Saleem Ahmed in his speech spelt out major highlights of Year Long Programme & Activities to be organized by NYKS during Silver Jubilee Year as under:



Providing Employment linked Skill Training to more than one lakh youth under Skill Development Initiative of NYKS in collaboration with ATDC, NSDC, KVKs and other agencies

Creation of Awareness about National Goal of Skill Development as announced by National Skill Development Mission headed by Prime Minister of India

Involving Youth Clubs for activating Gram Sabhas to function as Social Audit Forum for effective implementation of various development programmes at grass root level

Setting up of Libraries and Youth Information Centres in rural areas for creating awareness on developmental programmes

Awareness and education on Prevention of Drug Abuse and Alcoholism

05 Regional Conventions of Youth Club Office Bearers

Exhibition on NYKS Showcasing its achievements of 25 Years in all states



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