The National Youth Day is being celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. This year, the National Youth Day 2022 theme is “It’s all in the mind.” The government of India declared to celebrate the National Youth Day on 12 January to recognize and honor the teachings of Vivekananda the great philosopher and monk.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurate the 25th National Youth Festival in Puducherry on January 12. The festival aims to shape the minds of India’s youth and transform them into a united force for nation building.
National Youth Festival is one of the biggest exercises in social cohesion and intellectual and cultural integration. National Youth Day aims to bring diverse cultures of India and integrate them into a united thread of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’. This year, in view of the emerging Covid situation, the festival has been scheduled to be held virtually on January 12.
Since then, the Rashtriya Yuva Diwas is celebrated across the nation, National Service Scheme, Jaya Engineering College conducted several programmes including speeches, music, youth conventions, seminars, Yoga Asanas, presentations, competitions in essay-writing and recitations virtually.