M.D Valsamma inaugurates YuvaSangam

Olympian M.D Valsamma inaugurates YuvaSangam visit in Kerala

Wed, 31st May, 2023 - 08:30 am

A delegation of 43 youth of diverse backgrounds from Uttar Pradesh reached IIT Palakkad as part of the second phase of the government’s ambitious cultural and educational endeavor ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Yuva Sangam’. M.D Valsamma, former athlete and Padmashree awardee inaugurated the YuvaSangam visit in a formal ceremony held at the IIT Palakkad today. Prof. A. Seshadri Sekhar, Director, IIT Palakkad presided over the function.

The Yuva Sangam Uttar Pradesh group of young individuals, along with five faculty members and staff from the nodal institute Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) in Allahabad, were warmly greeted in a traditional manner. The team will stay here until 7th June and experience the culture of Kerala.

The primary focus of this visit is to enhance the understanding of the rich cultural and traditional values between Uttar Pradesh and Kerala. Additionally, it aims to foster a deeper connection between the people of the states involved, contributing to the overall vision of a united and culturally vibrant India. Furthermore, the agenda includes promoting tourism, tradition, progress, technology, and facilitating mutual contact.

In the function, Prof. Jagadeesh Bayry( Dean of Students Affairs), Dr. Ganesh Natarajan (Registrar), Dr. Rajesh Tripathy (Faculty MNNIT), Dr. Subhasis Mitra(EBSB Coordinator) were also present. The event was brought to life by a dynamic Mohiniyattam performance by Dr. Kalamandalam Rachitha Ravi and a captivating musical concert by Dr. Nikhil Krishnan M.