A special function on the occasion to commemorate 70th Anniversary of adoption of the Constitution of India, “Samvidhan Diwas” was organized in the Central Hall of Parliament on Tuesday (November 26).
The President of India, Vice President, Prime Minister, Speaker and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs attended the event and addressed the gathering of the Members of both Houses of Parliament.
On this occasion, the President Ram Nath Kovind launched a web portal of “National Youth Parliament Scheme”.
The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has been implementing Youth Parliament programme since 1966 in schools under the Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi and NDMC, Kendriya Vidyalayas, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, universities, and colleges.
So far, around 8,000 educational institutions and more than 400,000 students have been covered under the Youth Parliament programme of the Ministry.
The web portal of the National Youth Parliament Scheme aims to increase the outreach of the youth parliament programme of the Ministry to different parts of the country.
All recognized educational institutions of the country are eligible to participate in this programme. The registration for participation will be done by the education institutions through the web portal.
E-training modules, videos, photographs, and scripts are available on the portal for online self-learning of the participants. After successful registration, the educational institutions will be able to conduct youth parliament sittings in their respective institutions.
Each student taking part in the sitting will get a digital ‘Certificate of Participation’ and each teacher-in-charge and head of institution will get a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ through the web portal.
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