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District youth parliament for Bathinda, Mansa and Muktsar organised at MRSPTU

Punjab Tribune Bureau | January 29, 2019 06:52 PM
The District Youth Parliament under progress at MRSPTU, Bathinda.

BATHINDA: Under the Government of India initiative, a District Youth Parliament (DYP) was organised in the Maharja Ranjit Singh Punjab technical University, Bathinda where selected candidates spoke on the four specific topics to document their opinions on vision of New India.

     

Parliament festival for three districts Bathinda, Mansa and Muktsar was conducted at the University in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.

     

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given a clarion call to the youth of the country to be the voice of new India and become a part of policy making so that a positive change can be brought about in Indian politics.

      

Prominent Institutes including Central University of Punjab, Guru Kashi University, MRSPTU, Giani Zail Singh Campus College of Engineering and Technology (GZSCCET), SSD College, PIT Nandgarh participated in the screening.  Persons in the age group of 18 and 25 years participated in the Youth Parliament. 

    

The screening of this competition was carried out in two steps, digital and walk-in.  A total of 84 candidates were selected for participation in the district youth parliament from Bathinda, Mansa and Muktsar.

         

The jury members who evaluated the participants on the given subject on the basis of articulation, clarity of thought, content knowledge and demeanour included Judges, Dr. Jatinder Singh Brar, Director Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bathinda, Dr. V. P. Mittal former director Punjab Agriculture University Research Centre Bathinda, Col. Virender Kumar, Prof. A.K. Goel Director College Development Counsil , MRSPTU, Prof. G.S Baath, Ms. Khushveer Sidhu All India Radio Bathinda, Harjot Singh Sidhu and Ms. Shalini Seth from Mata Sahib Kaur College.

      

Out of total 84 participants, 5  were shortlisted  (three selected, two waiting),  who would participate in the State Youth Parliament.

     

Chief Guest, MRSPTU, Registrar, Prof. (Dr.) Jasbir Singh Hundal   said this initiative of the government would pave the way for the future leaders of the country.

       

GZSCCET Campus Detector Prof. (Dr.) Savina Bansal was Guest of honour. She congratulated the teachers who were involved in organising this festival.

    

All participants were given away certificates of participation by the chief guest and the judges.

     

MRSPTU, NSS Co-ordinator, Ar. Ranjit Kaur welcomed the participants. She told that it is a part of the process of National Youth Festival 2019, which is organised under National Service Scheme (NSS), Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.

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