Yuva Ustav held at Kohima College
DIMAPUR: A one-day Yuva Ustav (youth festival) was organised at Kohima College on Saturday on the theme ‘Goal of developed India.’ The festival was organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Kohima, under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, government of India, in collaboration with Kohima College, district administration, district culture office, Kohima, and department of Art and Culture, government of Nagaland.
Speaking at the inaugural programme, the special guest and additional secretary of Youth Resources and Sports, Anthony Ngullie, stated that Yuva Ustav is being held as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to upgrade the skills in all the fields for the uplift of the youth. He also dwelled on Panch Pran (five goals) proposed by Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and encouraged the students and youth of the state to be self-discipline, sincere, honest, obey the rule of law, support each other and be patriotic to be a good citizen of the country, a DIPR report stated.
The district programme officer of district AIDS prevention and control unit (DCPCU), Kohima, Sentimongla Tzüdir, delivered a short speech on HIV/AIDS. She highlighted the ‘dos and don’ts’ and cautioned the students to be responsible and careful and follow the guidelines of ABC of NSACS.
The event was marked with competitions on painting, poetry, photography, and declamation followed by cultural presentation.
The welcome address was delivered by general secretary of KCSC, Hyulo Tsela, while the introduction of Yuva Ustav was highlighted by account and programme assistant of NYKS, Ruokuovikho Chale.
Prizes were given away to the winners by the vice principal of Kohima College, Keneilesa Neikha.