By Adnan Dar
Sopore, Oct 24 : The Sanctorum College of Education in collaboration with Department of Students Welfare, Kashmir University (DSW) held a one day long youth summit-2017 at Sanctorum Public School.
The Youth Summit was an initiative by ,’The Edge’- a group of young artists with media partners as ‘The Varmul Post’_ leading weekly on North Kashmir.
A large number of participants from various colleges of Kashmir took part in this Youth Summit.
The colleges who participated in Youth Summit were Kashmir University, Government Degree College Baramula, KU North Campus and SSM College Of Engineering & Technology.
The Program consist of two segments_ Musical segment and Debate.
In musical segments performers presented solo songs, rap songs, Kashmiri song. Govt Degree College band left audiences with awestruck with their performances.
In next segment, an interactive session was held on diverse themes like Internet Gag, Brain Drain, Career Goals and Start Up Business, where JKNC Spokesperson Junai Azim Mattoo, Sheikh Amir Spokesperson Youth Congress, HOD Physics, GDC Baramulla Tariq Ahmad Chalkoo, MS District Hospital Baramula Syed Masood replied to the queries posed by the audiences.
While replying to a query Junaid Azim Mattoo said, ,”Internet Gag is shame and disgusting. We must acknowledge our short comings and find out ways to restore law and order without gagging Internet. ”
Speaking on the occasion, Youth congress spokesman Sheikh Amir said, Youth need to start the sense of responsibility from home. when we throw waste and rappers in dustbin at home why cant we do same on road.”
Over 200 students from various colleges across valley participated in the debate and threw light on the different topics.
The participants showcased there talent and they showed variety of events.
The chief guest on the occasion, was the
Junaid Azim Mattu Spokesperson JKNC and Sheikh Amir Spokesperson of Youth Congress.
The other dignitaries present on the occasion were Dr. Irshad Ahmad Wani North Campus Kashmir University , Professor Murtaza Geelani, and Chairman of Cooperate Bank Majeed Ahmed Dar.
Chairman Sanctorum Institutes, Shakir Ashraf said on the brain drain, “Keeping political aspects aside we should seriously focus on the upliftment of the youth. the migration of Kashmiri youth to ousiside states is really worrisome process. We need to work out at the ground level to over come this challenge.”
Pic by, Junaid Bhat
Later, the Cheif guests gave away the awards among the winning participants.
Certificates and mementoes were given participants. The programme ended with vote of thanks presented by, Samaniya Bhat. The programme was anchored by Muniba Elahi and Sahil Muzaffar