Ramakrishna Mission, Delhi in collaboration with Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), with financial assistance from the Central Government through the Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, conducted a three day State Level Youth Convention with the theme ‘Awakening The Youth Power‘ from 18th October to 20th October 2013.

Proceedings from the Second Day (19 Oct 2013)

  • Youth attended the Yoga and Meditation session at the start of the day.
  • Breakfast
  • Session 1 – India’s Major Challenge: Food Security (भारत की प्रधान चुनौती : खाद्य सुरक्षा)

    • Dr. M. Mahadevappa, Ex Vice Chancellor, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad spoke on ‘Food for all (सभी के लिए भोजन)‘ (Link to the talk)
    • Dr. P. L. Gautam, Vice Chancellor, Career Point University, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh spoke on ‘Innovation in agriculture (कृषि में नवीनीकरण)‘ (Link to the talk)
    • Dr.S. L. Mehta, Ex Vice Chancellor, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, spoke on ‘Youth and entrepreneurship (युवा शक्ति और उद्यमशीलता)‘ (Link to the talk)
  • Session 2 – ‘Harnessing the Powers of Mind (मन की शक्तियों का दोहन)’

    • Swami Atmapriyananda, Vice Chancellor, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University (RKMVU), Belur Math, spoke on ‘Concentration (एकाग्रता)’ (Link to the talk)
    • Dr. S. K. Kashyap, Associate Director of G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, spoke on ‘Discipline (अनुशासन)’ (Link to the talk)
    • Smt. Kiran Sasidharan, founder of NAEYAM spoke on ‘Service (सेवा)‘ (Link to the talk)
  • Session 3 – ‘Women: Leading from the front (मन की शक्तियों का दोहन)’

    • Ms. Rashmi Bansal, best-selling writer and entrepreneur, spoke on ‘Women as Changemakers (परिवर्तन के अग्रदूत)’ (Link to the talk)
    • Ms. Shoma Chaudhury, Managing Director, Tehelka spoke on ‘Challenges before Indian women (भारतीय महिलाओं के समक्ष चुनौतियाँ)‘ (Link to the talk)
    • Ms. Nivedita Bhide, Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, spoke on ‘Manifesting the Woman Power (नारी शक्ति का आविर्भाव)‘ (Link to the talk)
  • Lunch Break
  • Interactive session on the topics covered in the morning sessions
  • Tea Break
  • Sufi Music by Janab Mir Mukhtiyar Ali
  • All the participants had their dinner at the close of the first day’s proceedings.

Some photos from the second day’s sessions of the State Level Youth Convention:

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