IIT Roorkee Celebrates Yuva Sangam-II

An initiative by the Government of India to strengthen people-to-people connections, especially among youth across the nation

Celebrating the Yuva Snagam-II, the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) welcomes the youth of Telangana to Uttarakhand. The event was held from April 29 to May 5, 2023. Yuva Sangam is an initiative of the Government of India which focusses on conducting exposure tours of the youths comprising mainly students studying in Higher Educational institutions (HEIs) and some off-campus youths from one state to another states and vice versa. The students from Telangana will visit various places in Uttarakhand, such as Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun and Nainital. They will be acquainted with various facets of the state’s culture, tourism and development. It provides an immersive experience of numerous facets of life, development landmarks, recent achievements and a youth connection in the host state. During their visits, the youth will have a multi-dimensional exposure under five broad areas – Paryatan (Tourism), Parampara (Traditions), Pragati (Development) and Paraspar Sampark (People-to-people connect), Prodyogik (Technology).

A delegation of 45 students from NIT Warangal, Osmania University, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, Vidya Jyoti Institute of Technology, University of Hyderabad and other HEIs of Telangana, reached IIT Roorkee, as part of the government’s cultural and educational endeavour the ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat YuvaSangam’ programme, Phase II. The event started with the welcoming of dignitaries. Among them were NIT W Faculty Advisor Dr Srinivas Basavoju, Prof MV Sunil Krishna, Associate Dean – Student’s Welfare (Student’s Activities), IIT Roorkee; Prof Mukesh Kumar Barua, Dean – Students’ Welfare, IIT Roorkee; Prof KK Pant, Director, IIT Roorkee, among others. This event saw incoming guests’ participation and Anushruti School for the Deaf. The event concluded with a vote of thanks by the participants and a media Q&A was conducted to bridge the gap between cultural nuances.

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