AWAKENING THE YOUTH POWER

STATE LEVEL YOUTH CONVENTION

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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