IMPHAL, Feb 22: Youth empowerment is essential for a better society declared Farida Vahedi, director, office of public affairs, Bahai Community of India, at a press conference organized at Manipur Press Club today. They have taken steps such as specially designed courses that empower youths and working with local clubs to build a better community stated Ng. Nabakumar, Member of the Regional Council who also addressed the press conference. He also introduced a young member of the Bahai Community of Manipur who had represented India at a UN conference on Child and Gender issues in the year 2007. A seminar titled ‘Empowerment of Youth for Transformation of Society’ was also organized by the Bahai Community of Manipur on 20th Feb at Manipur University which was well attended by professors and students.