Gautam Guha, Agami Kalarab: Nehru Yuva Kendra is world’s largest Youth organisation which promote engagement youths in nation building and empowered them towards positive way. Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan has been working in various fronts of youth development with a variety of youth programmes of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and certain special programmes in coordination and cooperation of other ministries. Main focus has been on developing values of good citizenship, thinking and behaving in secular ways, skill development and helping youth to adopt a productive and organized behaviour.
A meeting of District Advisory Committee for Youth Program(DACYP) has been convened at Department of Youth Services on 7th november jointly organized by NYK North and South Kolkata. DACYP is likely a think tank to help the NYK in the implementation of its plans and programmes in District level. It is also very important to guide NYK in promoting an effective youth movement in the district with other government and non-government departments and agencies. It’s main focus is to review and evaluate the work of the NYK and suggest measures for its further improvement. Mr. K.C. Bala Deputy Director Department of Youth Services and Sports, Govt of WB chaired this meeting. Other dignitaries like Miss Priyanka Ghosh District youth coordinator of NYK North Kolkata, Mr. Raghumoni Chatterjee United nation volunteer and district youth coordinator of NYK South Kolkata, D. Asish renowned social worker, Geetanjali Satpathy Secretary KSDF and Prof. Akash Shaw program officer NSS were also present in this occasion.
Members were widely discussed how to engage more youths with schemes and coordination programs of NYKS and NGOs and other organizations, the implementation of youth programs from grassroot level. Every dignitaries of DACYP told to strengthen the networks of volunteership,oppurtunities of participation in fundamental democratic practices of polity and development and Instruments of empowerment of youth like skill-generation, awareness creation about health, life skills, and self employment.
During this period youth organizations are chosen as Outstanding Youth Club Award followed by several criteria in District level. They got recognition as Outstanding Youth Club and some financial aid from NYKS by considering their annual functions.