IIT Gandhinagar invites registrations, submissions from researchers for 'curiosity conference'
Ishita Ranganath|May 16, 2023
NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has been appointed as a nodal Institute in Gujarat to facilitate exposure visits for the youth of Gujarat and Assam as a part of the ‘Yuva Sangam’ programme.
As a part of this initiative, 53 students and off-campus youngsters from Gujarat will be visiting Assam, and 18 students and off-campus youngsters from Assam will be visiting Gujarat with their respective state officers to experience various facets of art, culture, life, and landmarks and to connect with the youth in these states.
The programme aims to strengthen people-to-people connections and build empathy between the youth of North-Eastern states and the rest of India. The inaugural ceremony and orientation function will be held in the presence of Professor Rajat Moona, Director, IITGN on February 24, 2023.
The 18 students and off-campus youngsters plus accompanying officers from Assam will be visiting different places in Gujarat between February 24 and March 2 to get an immersive multi-dimensional exposure under five broad areas – Paryatan (Tourism), Parampara (Traditions), Pragati (Development), Prodyogiki (Technology) and Paraspar Sampark (People-to-people connect).
IITGN has also facilitated the selection of 53 students and off-campus youngsters from various districts of Gujarat, who will be hosted by IIT Guwahati for their visit to Assam.
This wide cultural exchange programme is being organised in collaboration with various other ministries and departments, such as the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, the Ministry of Railways, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Department for Development of North-East Region (DoNER), among others.
The programme will give an opportunity to the youth of our country to celebrate the ancient culture and natural diversity of India as well as understand the art, culture and languages of different states.
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