The Nehru Yuva Kendra in collaboration with Abhyudaya Youth Club, Bhela, organised a block level neighbourhood Youth Parliament at PS Degree College, Komna, on Saturday.
The members of Royal club, Rainbow Club, Samaj Darpan Youth Club, Maa Banjari Youth Club, Chetna Mahila Mandal, Radha Krishna Club, Azad Hind Club and Jai Jawan Club participated in the programme and had a fruitful discussion on current situation of education and agriculture in Komna block.
The chief guest of the event was Zilla Parishad president Namita Pradhan. District Youth Coordinator, NYK, Nuapada Ashish Thakur, Principal, PS Degree College Pravash Kumar Panda, Lecturer Nalinikanti Sha were other guests. Mayadhar Saraff and Saroj Dash, journalists were resource persons.
"We have been organising such events in different places of the district in cooperation with the youth clubs," said the NYK coordinator. He also informed that the Youth Resource Centre, Nuapada, had organised Youth Panchayat at Khairani village of Sahipalla panchayat a few days ago, where 24 youths of different villages participated. The youths discussed about various problems of their villages, such as child marriage, distress migration, health issues, gender challenges and hygiene, etc, and also found out ways to cope with the problems.
As part of the celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the NYK organised a signature campaign at Patora on the occasion of Maha Shiva Ratri to sensitize the people on Swachh Bharat Mission where more than 400 participants took swachhta pledge. Likewise, the Youth Parliament held at Nuapada on Wednesday last created opportunities for the youths to think about the nation.