Khonsa: Nehru Yuva Kendra Tirap, Ministry Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, successfully organized the District Level Yuva Utsav at Government Higher Secondary School, Khonsa on 1st August 2023. The event was organized on the theme of Panch Pran of Amrit Kaal, India@2047.
The main objective of the program was to celebrate the “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” in the spirit of Yuva Shakti se Jan Bhagidari and to form a fraternity of young artists, writers, photographers, and orators of the country under the mentorship of experts.
The event comprised five exciting competitions, namely the Young Artists Camp – Painting, Young Writers Contest – Poetry, Mobile Photography Contest, Declamation Contest, and Group Cultural Fest.
District Youth Officer, Mohit Nehra, briefed about the objectives of the program and said that Yuva Utsav provides a platform to the talented youth of the district. Renu Kago, lecturer, Govt. Hr Sec School, delivered a wholehearted welcome speech during the event. KC Lowangcha, Principal, (GHSS) felicitated all the jury members with mufflers.
Hento Karga, Deputy Commissioner, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and presided over the Inaugural Ceremony by lighting the ceremonial lamp. He told the students about the importance of the Panch pran of Amrit Kaal and praised the efforts of Nehru Yuva Kendra Tirap for organizing such a grand event. He urged the youth to actively participate in such programs and encouraged the NYK to continue organizing similar events in the future.
More than 300 youths across the district presented their talent in their respective categories. Students from different educational institutions named Govt. Hr Sec School, Govt. Town Sec School, Govt. Pinewood School, Kendriya Vidhyalaya, DIET College & Wangcha Rajkumar Govt. College also participated in the mega event. Cultural teams belonging from the Chasa and Thinsa village added colors to the event.
The winners of all five competitions were later felicitated with cash prizes, trophies, and certificates.