Under the Scheme of the North East Youth Exchange Programme of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India 35 youths selected from Thoubal, Kakching and Chandel Districts left Imphal for Nagpur on the 6th February, 2019.
The objective of the Scheme is to expose the youths to the technologically and industrially advanced states so that the youths will see various developmental activities including skill development, educational and employment opportunities.
There will be exchange of the rich traditional and cultural heritage with a view to preserve and promote for future generation. This is an attempt to develop emotional linkage with their peers in different states of the country and enhance self esteem towards national unity and development. The Youth Exchange Programme is being organised by NYK Nagpur from 10 to 16th February, 2019.
NYKS State Director Jacky Ruivah, District Youth Coordinator Yumnam Laksman Singh and UNV DYC Chandel flagged off the Manipur Team at the Youth Hostel, Khuman Lampak. The State Director wished the participating youths of Manipur to perform well in the National Level Programme.
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