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NYP and RGKA launched in Tuensang, Kiphire

By EMN Updated: Mar 02, 2014 11:06 pm


DEPUTY Commissioner, Tuensang, T Mhabemo Yanthan said youth are the most important and dynamic segment of the population and added that India is witnessing a historic demographic shift and ability to find its rightful place in the community of nations by harnessing the latent power of the young peoples.
Speaking as the chief guest at the launching programme on nation wide launching of National Youth Policy and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhivan at public ground in Tuensang on February 27, Mhabemo, said India is expected to become the 4th largest economy by 2025 contributing about 5.5- 6% to the world Gross Domestic Product (GDP) where the youth of the country population turns to 27.05% in the age group of 15-29 years and will make a significant contribution to the economic development of the country.
Mhabemo said the youth must be educated and equipped with the necessary skill to forge sustainable livelihood in order to create productive youth work force that would contribute to economic development. The chief guest also said that the youth should emphasize more on entrepreneurship in order to enable them attain self sufficiency and ultimately contribute to the nation.
Mhabemo also pointed out that the sports and recreational activities are an essential component of the growth and development of an individual which should be integrated to formal education. He also said it is imperative and important on the part of the youth to take a leading role in eradicating the enormous problem that is confronting the society. The chief guest also flagged off the rally, where thousands of students from different schools have participated.
John Makhabo, DYC, NYK Tuensang, in his keynote address, said the vision of national youth policy was to empower youth to achieve their full potential and find its rightful place in the nation. In a related programme, SDO (C) Kiphire, Tsanglo has launched the National Youth Policy 2014 and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan in the DC’s conference hall.
A mass youth rally was also organised from Police Point to DC Office, Kiphire, with the participation of students from Loyala, Trinity, Eastern Christian School, El Beth School and the Youth Club leaders of Kiphire district numbering about 1500. EACs Yanithung and Thejavizo flagged off the rally on behalf of the district administration.
Commemorating launching of the programme, SDO(C), Tsanglo has released the booklet on National Youth Policy 2014. The District Youth Coordinator (DYC) has also highlighted the important features of the NYP and RGKA and distributed copies of the leaflets to the participating youths.
The launching programme was followed by district youth convention in which Professor Gagan Mishra of ZP College was invited as resource person. The role of the youth and the youth club in the community development was discussed at length. Recommendations have been adopted at the end of the convention.
Tsanglo also distributed sports materials to the entire selected youth clubs of Kiphire district. He advised the youth leaders to dedicate themselves for the development of the village and work for better environment and clean sanitation since the district was declared as a green district.
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By EMN Updated: Mar 02, 2014 11:06:37 pm