Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said the youth should shoulder responsibility during trying times.
Speaking at a felicitation function organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sanghatan Goa to commemorate the occasion of Guru Paurnima at Institute Menezes Hall in the city, he said,”In our society there are many people who are in need of help and are suffering due to disaster. I urge the youth to shoulder responsibility and extend their helping hand during the trying times.”
“Youth have an important role to play in building society. In this regard, Nehru Yuva Kendra is doing yeoman’s service by educating youth about their responsibility towards society and nation. Those youth who have received education of personality development and have understood their role in society should come forward to discharge their duties in the social field. Here is an area where the Nehru Yuva Kendra is doing spectacular job,” he said.
Those felicitated at the hands of the Chief Minister were Dr Sarvanand Sawant Desai for achieving Phd. In Social work. Gunaji Mandrekar for his countless social work towards the society and achieving National Youth Award, Dr Pankaj Sainekar for creating new world record by completing 3730 Surya Namaskar sets/ marathon in 24 hours- sunrise to sunrise on 7th international Day of Yoga on 21st June 2021, Tanvesh Vengurlekar for representing as Technical Official ( National Referee) at 68th Senior National Kabaddi Championship held at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh in April 2021, Prerana Palekar, for achieving second place ( Kathak Dance ) at National Youth Festival 2021, while Aditya Bottarkar and Rahul Gaonkar for being selected as best volunteers for the year 2020-21 ( North Goa.