Chandigarh: Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India will organize National Integration Camp in Chandigarh from June 22 to June 28, 2008. The camp will be held at Government College of Education, Sector-20 in which 150 youth from 10 states of India will take participate.
The decisions were taken in a meeting today held at Estate Office Building under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Inderjit Singh Sandhu. During the camp, seminars on Good governance and promotion of National Integration, Women equity and Gender bias, Common origin of Indian Languages, Highlighting the role of language in Nation Building, youth parliament on Sexual Reproductive Health, STI and HIV/AIDS and various cultural activities will be organized.
The objective behind organizing the camp is to create nationwide opportunities for largest ever participation of youth especially non-student rural youth of India irrespective of their caste, creed, family background, sex, language, religion, custom, culture and tradition. During the camp, an attempt will be made to inculcate secular and scientific values among the youths and promote peace in the country without which all progress and development become meaningless.