Kohima,23 July :The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Kohima is hosting 2nd. Phase All Nagaland National Service Volunteer 2008 at Indira Gandhi Stadium Kohima from 22nd -31st July 2007. Shri. Neitsale N Zhasa (IFS), Commissioner and Secretary, Department of Agriculture Government of Nagaland inaugurate the Training Programme as the Chief Guest. In his Inaugural speech he exhorts Youth Volunteers from all over the state to prioritized one’s life.The first thing should be ‘Seek ye first the kingdom of God’, secondly to have self esteem with sound mind and sound body and thirdly to work hard for great achievements, as there is no substitute for hard work. He stated that in Naga society extortion is pushing the Naga to the edge. It is the direct out come of half baked education system which has led to greediness, self centered, search for easy money etc.
As a result, it has promoted acrimony, arrogance, chaos and total degeneration in our society. He appealed the youth to have right directions and target excellence as the hall mark for success. He further reiterated that, Scientific Technology has reached our door step but Naga intellectuals cannot convert it into economic avenues. He also exhorted the youth to be a champion of Naga-brotherhood and Naga-ism, but not Tribalism.
In reciprocating to his speech all the National Service Volunteers representing different tribes of Nagaland hold each others’ hand and took a pledge not to promote Tribalism among the Nagas, which was led by Mr.Rapvo Lotha (Avi), a State Level Outstanding Youth Leader Awardee 2007 (NYKS). The Chief Guest called upon the youth to be active collaborators of Economic partners as Govt. of Nagaland has declared Food for all by 2020.
Miss. Keneiseno Viswentso chaired the function, Key Note Address given by John Makhabo, District Youth Coordinator Mokokchung, Presentation by Miss. Medokheno Beio, Experience sharing by Mr. Keleseho Tukru the National Debate Champion 2007 followed by a Vote of thank pronounced on behalf of the trainees by Rapvo(Avi) Lotha. The 10 days long training will include topics on NYKS Structure and functions, Self Development/Personality Development, Youth Club Movement, NYKS Regular Programmes, Leadership, Youth & HIV/AIDS Project Planning Strengthen Youth Clubs, Group Exercises, Special Scheme, Assistant to Youth Club, Communication Skill, Administrative Skills, Working with SHG, Disaster management Ecology & Environment, Sport Class, Youth Club Movement, Blood Donation, Life skill Education Entrepreneurship Art of Speaking, Panchayati Raj etc. According to press release issued by Bharat Duarah District Youth Coordinator Tuensang.