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PM Modi exhorts official youth organizations to join hands for water conservation


New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who today reviewed the functioning of the National Cadet Corps (NCC), National Service Scheme (NSS), Bharat Scouts and Guides, Indian Red Cross Society and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), stressed on better coordination and synergy among these organizations.

The Prime Minister in the course of the two-hour meeting discussed the immediate tasks ahead, where these organizations could play an important role.

He said that there would be a massive effort under MGNREGA for water conservation and storage mechanisms in the next couple of months.

Prime Minister Modi urged the youth organizations to mobilize to the greatest extent possible, to dovetail and contribute to these efforts.

The representatives for the youth organizations explained their functioning and role in society following which the Prime Minister gave several other inputs and suggestions.

In particular, he mentioned the tasks of Swachhta, creation of open-defecation free clusters, and inculcation of a fresh national spirit among the youth as key objectives that the youth organizations should strive for.

The Prime Minister mentioned the government’s mission Indradhanush initiative to reach the unvaccinated children and said the youth organizations can aid in this initiative.

Prime Minister Modi also called for synergy among various initiatives and programmes organized on National Youth Day on January 12 so that a more meaningful impact could be achieved.

He asked the official youth organizations to keep a more active presence on the social media to generate a wider appeal and better connect with the youth. (ANI)

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