Yes to Life club training held in Mon
Dimpaur, Oct. 19 (EMN): The Konyak Bumeinok Bangjum, Youth ministry in collaboration with Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan, Mon conducted a training for youth directors on “Yes to Life” at the mission centre, Mon church on October 19, with Deputy Commissioner (DC) Mon Thavaseelan K as the special guest.
According to an update, the DC said that “Yes to Life” would be a youth centric club with the aim to promote a healthy, addiction- free lifestyle. The club through activities like discussions, awareness programs, sports, traditional activities and other social and religious programmes will act as a means to encourage each other to lead clean and healthy lives, it informed.
It stated that members would act as a positive reinforcement for their peers in the communities. The members through meeting, sharing and interactions, counselling will encourage one another to ‘overcome temptations and keep true to their pledge.’
“Members of this club can also be nurtured and taught life skills, communication skills, leadership skills, through various activities at the village, sub divisional and district levels thereby grooming them to become productive members of the society,” it stated.
The youth directors of the villages and towns will be given responsibility as the supervisors of the club. The supervisors, once trained, will initiate the formation of the clubs in their village or town with the support of the village council, various civil bodies like students union and ‘faith base on the colonies, khels or morungs to ensure closeness and feeling of oneness within the members from the same locality,’ it added.