From our correspondent
Itagar, Oct 2: Aruchal Pradesh Governor PB Acharya iugurated the week-long tiol Youth Integration Camp at Jote, 27 km from Itagar, on Sunday. In his address, the governor urged the youth from various part of the country to strengthen the emotiol and tiol integration. “The youth of the Northeastern region should shun the approach of isolation and alietion and stand united,” Acharya said.
The governor said it is important for the youth to inculcate skills and come up with innovative ideas to strengthen the society, State and tion. “Work is worship, and you (youth) should be entrepreneurs and job givers. Empowered with education, you can and must do something for the society,” he said.
Asserting that their education must be useful to the society, Acharya advised the youth to create awareness about the flagship programmes of the State and Central governments. He asked the participants to enroll at least three beneficiaries in any of the welfare programmes.
HP Biswas, president of tiol Youth Project Aruchal Pradesh (NYP-AP) said that Dr SN Dubba Rao had started the project in 1970. “Aruchal Pradesh hosted the first tiol Youth Project in 1999. Till date 34 camps, involving 10,000 youth, have been conducted,” he said. The tiol Integration Camp at Jote is the second this year after the one at Rupa in West Kameng district.
More than 300 boys and girls from 28 States are participating in the camp conducted by NYP-AP in collaboration with AAPEDA. Participants from Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil du, galand, Gujarat-Rajasthan presented dance drama “Bharat ki Santan’ emphasising on the importance of indigenous and regiol dialects for tiol integration, a Raj Bhawan communiqué informed.