Imphal: Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) Chandel and Japhou Youth Club jointly organised Yoga Mahotsav as Countdown Program to International Yoga Day cum Sports Material & Certificate distribution as part of Youth Club Development Campaign on Saturday at Japhou Youth Club Hall, Chandel. The District Youth Convention was attended by District Youth Officer (DYO), Michael Thangminlien Mate; Headmaster of Japhou UPHS, Shongsir Nicodim; Former DYO NYK Chandel, Ng Rameson Monsang and President Japhou Youth Club Somie Wanglar as Presidium Members.
The Presidium members as resource persons spoke on the history of International Day of Yoga, the birth of Yoga and its export to the west as well as the physical and mental benefits of Yoga especially in light of prevention of the lifestyle diseases like Diabetes, Heart Disease, Cancer etc common in the modern civilization.
The DYO NYK Chandel, Shri Michael Mate also highlighted the programs and schemes under Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and the Department of Youth Affairs.
The District Level Outstanding Youth Club Award certificate for 2021-22 of NYK Chandel was handed to Japhou Youth Club along with a cash reward of Rs.25000/-. Sports Materials and NYKS Affiliated Certificates were handed out to 30 youth club presidents and secretaries from different villages of Chandel and Tengnoupal by the presidium members.
In the afternoon, another YOGA MAHOTSAV cum Personal contact program on Atma Nirbhar Bharat as part of Youth Club Development Campaign was jointly organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) Thoubal and Kshetrileikai Rising Club (KRC), Kshetrileikai on 14th May 2022 at Kshetrileikai Community Hall, Thoubal.
This programme was attended by Ex-Councillor Ward No 3 Khsetrileikai Puyam Jiteshor Singh, as chief guest, DYO NYK Thoubal Michael T Mate, as president, Ex Ward Member-Ward No 3 Khsetrileikai, Maibam Samananda Meitei, Ex Ward Member-Ward No 3 Thokchom Shyamachandra Singh Khsetrileikai and DACYP Member NYK Thoubal Konsam Lokendra Singh, as guests of honour.
The benefits of yoga Awareness and Yoga Asanas demonstration was given by Thokchom Sontila Devi, youth leader and Khungdongbam Sophiya Devi, President Ningol Club, Heirok.
District Level Outstanding Youth Club Award certificate for 2021-22 of NYK Thoubal was handed to Kshetrileikai Rising Club along with a cash reward of Rs.25000/-. Sports Materials and NYKS Affiliated Certificates were handed out to 40 youth club presidents and secretaries from different villages of Thoubal and Kakching by the presidium members, as per a press note from NYK, C