Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attended the closing ceremony of National Youth Parliament Festival Awards 2019, at Vigyan Bhawan, in New Delhi.
Modi conferred the National Youth Parliament Festival Awards 2019 and distributed the certificates to the winners. He also launched the Khelo India App at the event, which will provide information
Congratulating the participants and winners of the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019, Modi appreciated their energy and devotion. He said that the festival represents the image of a New India and asked the youth to connect with the vision of New India.
The youth of the country should be prepared to play a bigger role for the development of the nation and the society, he added.
Modi urged the youth of the country to develop better communication skills for the betterment of the society. He said that the words one speak may or may not be impressive but it should definitely be inspiring. He asked the youth of the nation to take up various issues and debate on it. Young people have the advantage of freshness and new ideas, enabling them to face new challenges more effectively.
Modi expressed hope that National Youth Parliament Festival platform would provide direction and shape to the energy of the youth and a better dialogue process. He said that such events would aid those aspiring to become Parliamentarians.
Earlier, the award winners had the opportunity to share their thoughts with Modi. He also interacted with the participants of the festival.
National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 has been jointly organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and National Service Scheme under the aegis of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on the theme of ‘Be the Voice of New India and Find solutions and Contribute to Policy’.