Youth Initiative organizes BICHAR ADDA (EPISODE-I)

Bichar Adda is a bi-monthly discussion series in which participant from different sector of interest participate and discuss in emerging issues with a guest speaker. On 27th August 2016, 33 youths from different sector of interest gathered together in Youth Initiative’s Youth Resource Centre (YRC). Madhav Dhungel , Vice- Chair of National Youth Council was the Speaker and Mr. Deepak Bhandari was the moderator of the show.

The session began with the short introduction of the participants and the speaker. After it, the questions from the participants were taken. The questions were majorly focused on the role, responsibilities, and plans of the NYC. And then the floor was given to the speaker.

Madhav Dhungel started with the short conclusion of quote by William Shakespeare in which the seven stage of life was shown. He also told that it is an old tradition to define youths by age. According to him, NYC has classified youth into two age groups i.e. 16-24 (skill development age) and 25- 49 (responsibility age). According to him in NYC have set a precedent of involving members below the age of 40 from this tenure. He also said that 50 % gender threshold has also been created. NYC’s current working is on Migrant youth’s status and entrepreneurship development within the country. NYC upcoming programs are : Global Youth Conference,1 wada 10 youth employment program, social security trust for youth in Nepal And at last he told that transparency is well maintained in NYC.

After that closing was done with the feedback from the participant was collected and token of love to the Speaker was given by Bijay Khadka, General Secretary of Youth Initiative.

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