Jammu: As part of a series of events, to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananada, Directorate of School Education Jammu organized a panel discussion on “Role of Youth in National Integration’’ in which four students viz. Nidhanshi Bavoria ( GGHSS, Rehari Jammu); Farakh Zeba ( GGHSS Bhaderwah) ; Titiksha Sharma( GGHSS Kathua); Kaneez Fiza Jaffari( GGHSS Poonch) from different districts of Jammu participated. Ms. Anuradha Gupta, Director School Education Jammu was the chief guest on the occasion.
Recalling the teachings of Swami Vivekananda, Director School Education Jammu, Ms. Anuradha Gupta said that Swami ji emphasized on education being the key which forms ones character, strengthens mind, expands the boundaries of intellect and helps one to become self reliant.
“National Education Policy-2020 also stresses upon skill development which our children need. The directorate intends to focus on multidisciplinary and holistic learning for our children to develop leadership qualities, to keep learning new things and never stop before achieving their goal. A nation can be strong only when its youth is strong , she added.
In the panel discussion, the participants expressed their views on national integration, its importance, role of youth, importance of youth in nation building, the significance of National Education Policy-2020 etc. All the panelists put forward their views participating actively in a very healthy and vibrant manner.
National Youth Day was organised by the Directorate through its Cultural and Educational Cell and moderated by Dr. Alka Sharma.
In addition to this, Youth Parliament (Kishore Sabha) was organised at Govt. Higher Secondary School Udhampur (BOYS AND Girls); Govt. High School Salani and Purani Poonch and in different schools of Samba to strengthen the roots of Parliamentary Democracy by familiarizing student community with the procedure and functioning of the Parliament.