IMPHAL, February 8: A 15-day long induction training programme for volunteers of National Youth Corps (NYC) of Nehru Yuva Kendra began today at the training hall of DRDA, Chandel district.
A total of 41 volunteers from NYK Ukhrul, Thoubal, Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur and Chandel are taking part in the programme being organized by NYK Chandel.
Deputy Commissioner Chandel Robert Kshetrimayum; secretary of United Tribal Development Project, Chandel Romio Chothe and District Youth Coordinator of NYK Chandel W Ibohal Singh attended the inaugural function as chief guest, president and guest of honour respectively.
Giving welcome address, Ibohal explained about the objectives of the training programme to the volunteers.
DC Robert Kshetrimayum while felicitating field staff of NYK noted that to youths NYK is a platform to learn discipline and become successful in life.
Hailing volunteers of NYK, the DC recalled the Samaritan works rendered by volunteers of NYK Chandel in the recent natural calamities.
NYK gives opportunity to youths to contribute towards building the society, he said.
He exhorted the volunteers to grasp valuable knowledge from the training programme.
The DC also appealed to the people to give constructive suggestions for bringing in more development in the district and State as a whole.
Romio Chothe said that he had invited the volunteers to pay field visit in UTDP Chandonpokpi during the programme so as to know various projects being taken up by it.
He advised the volunteers to maintain discipline during the programme and conclude it on a positive note.
During the induction training programme, resource persons will deliberate on life skills, personality development, disaster management, basic principles of Indian Constitution, National Youth Policy, flagship programmes of government, community mobilisation and participation, voluntarism, youth as change agent, documentation, report writing, monitoring, evaluation and computer class.
There will be field visit to Community Development Projects, Youth Clubs and Mahila Mandals as part of the programme.