A semnar titled India: The Way Forward was held at Guwahati recently. The event emphasised the need to look at the way forward for India on all aspects that will take the nation ahead with the involvement of youth. It also motivated the participants to aspire big and work towards efficiently achieving the set goals. The event was organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Young Indians (Yi).
Swapnanil Barua, IAS, Commissioner North Assam Division, Commissioner and Secretary Cultural Affairs, Government of Assam was the chief guest and he addressed the youth during the inaugural session. He highlighted on youth role in development of Indian economy in all sectors. He also said globalization will effect the growth of Indian economy. Mr Barua advised the youth to believe in self empowerment.
Jahnu Barua, Film Director was the guest of honour, highlighted on the various aspects of challenges and opportunities available for youth and he mentioned that India is a country with largest youth power and we need to channelize their energy in a positive direction for the growth and development of the nation.
Sanjukta Parashar, Jorhat SP gave a special address where she emphasized on self reliance also stated that “Youth have some responsibility towards their country. We need to learn from yesterday and live with hope for a better tomorrow. Certainly youth are the future for a better tomorrow and for this to happen there has to be a better today for the Youth”.
Srikant Suryanarayan, National Chairman, Young Indians & Managing Director, addressed the gathering and stated that “Being in a state like Assam is in itself is a motivation for all young people – a state that has set high standards in growth and to be in a summit that the Guwahati chapter has put together is only natural that it is as good”.