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Governor, First Lady attend Tribal Youth Exchange Programme
Posted 02 Dec 2017 05:58 PM

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Governor N.N. Vohra and First Lady Usha Vohra attended the 10th Tribal Youth Exchange Programme organised by the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Jammu & Kashmir, here on Friday.

Highlighting the importance of Tribal Youth Exchange Programmes, Governor observed that they are extremely valuable for promoting understandings among people belonging to different areas of our vast country who speak different languages, follow different religions and are from diverse cultural backgrounds. He observed that such exchanges enable the youth from tribal communities to visit other States and get acquainted with people of different background.

Governor, who is Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, invited the participating youth to visit the Holy shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi and directed the concerned officials to make all arrangements for their visit and be treated as guests of the Board.

Governor and First Lady lauded the exuberance of the participants from the States of Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana and Jharkhand who presented scintillating cultural programme showcasing the rich cultural diversity of their States. They presented cash prizes to the winners of the Declamation Contest and cultural programmes which had been organized by the NYKS as part of this Exchange Programme. Observing that the cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams who won in the cultural competition were only Rs. 5,000, Rs. 3,000 and Rs. 2,000, respectively, the Governor announced that these prizes shall be Rs. 20,000, Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 10,000 respectively.

The welcome address was presented by Shri Sukhdev Singh, State Director, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangthan and a vote of thanks was given by S.S. Kashyap, Deputy Director Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, J&K.

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