Thoubal/Bishnupur: As part of the Birthday Celebration of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) observed its Foundation Day on Saturday organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK), Thoubal.
Volunteers and staffs of NYK Thoubal along with youth club leaders of 3 Nodal Youth Clubs – Youth Brilliant Club (YBC) Heirok, PYV Khangabok and DLCYC Athokpam jointly observed the foundation day at the Conference Hall of the Office of NYK Thoubal.
The observance begins with paying floral tribute at the portrait of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
Giving his keynote address, District Youth Coordinator, NYK Thoubal Michael T Mate highlighted the life and achievements of the first Prime Minister of free India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and how his fondness for children led to celebration of Children Day on his birthday and also briefly highlighted the genesis and history of Nehru Yuba Kendra Sangathan and stressed on the upcoming activities of NYK Thoubal for the benefit of the gathering.
President YBC Heirok Laishram Deban also shared the various social and educational activities YBC club undertook in the year 2018-19 which enabled them to win the Annual Outstanding Youth Club Award of NYK Thoubal for 2019 and 2nd position at the State Level.
Mention may be that NYK was first established on November 14, 1972 under the Ministry of Education, Govt of India. Today, the NYKS has become an Autonomous Body of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India covering 623 Districts including 10 in Manipur.
NYKS mandate is to channelize the energy of the Youths in nation building activities through various programmes and activities and also to impart training and education so that the youths become productive and responsible citizens in future.
NYK Bishnupur also observed NYKS Foundation Day 2020 at NYK Bishnupur Office, on Saturday.
Member of District Advisory Committee NYK Bishnupur Elangbam Premjit, District Youth Coordinator Bishnupur. DR. Dhanachandra Salam and Dr. CH Rajen also participated in the observance.
With the participation of 18 Club, affiliation certificates along with games and sports materials were distributed to the newly affiliated Clubs on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, District Youth Coordinator Dr. Dhanachandra Salam said that NYK is a man making platform which gives productivity and responsibility of the youths as youths are the most important role taker in our society.
Dr. Dhanachandra Salam further said that a citizen should not only seek his fundamental rights, but the most important is to understand the fundamental duties.
If the youths think only the good and innovative thoughts then they will reach their life goal, and when the Youth Clubs take their responsibility well and properly and when given full support, only then will make it easier to avail the different government schemes, he added.