Programme on ‘District Level Youth Parliament’
Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangh, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, along with United Nations Development Programme New Delhi organized a Two Day Programme ‘District Level Youth Parliament’ at the Conference Hall of Fatorda Stadium, Margao, Goa on 19th and 20th September 2018.
The objective of the programme was to develop a broad understanding of procedures and provide insights into the working of Parliament and also to develop leadership qualities among youth to enable them to realize their full potential, and in the process, to contribute to nation building.
Four students from BBA(FS) programme namely Miss Nashoma Kunjithar, Miss Tejal Kushwa, Mr. Wilroy Vesly Luis and Mr. Sanford Domnick Luis got an opportunity to participate in the programme.
On the first day, the programme began with an orientation on Parliamentary procedures including the functions and responsibilities of the principal arms of government and the stakeholders followed by a session on unemployment and health issues pertaining to Goa by Mr. Tanmay Acharya from United Nations Development Programme, New Delhi. The day wound up with an explanation on the Methodology for conduct of simulation / Parliament.
On the second day, the participants were enlightened about the Parliamentary proceedings followed by a Mock Simulation/ District Youth Parliament.
The Two Day Programme was informative, as the students got a platform to showcase their leadership skills and also got an opportunity to have diversity in ideas. Moreover the program enhanced the students’ knowledge and awareness of the Constitution and laws of India.
The programme will help create educated, informed and socially responsible youth.