IIT Bombay Organises Yuva Sangam Programme; 45 Students From Punjab Visit Mumbai
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<p>Indian Institute of Technology Bombay for the first time, welcomed 45 youth from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) ‘Yuva Sangam’ campaign held during May 7-12, 2023. The youth delegation included 22 girls and 23 boys in the age group 18 to 30 years. <br /><br /><br />The Governor of Maharashtra Mr. Ramesh Bais addressed the delegates during an interaction session at Raj Bhavan on May 9, 2023. Besides, these students also visited the Bombay Stock Exchange, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Gateway of India, Vidhan Sabha, Kanheri Caves and other places of interest during their stay in Mumbai. The students also explored the Campus of IIT Bombay. In addition, the Yuva Sangam delegates from Punjab played a friendly basketball match with IIT Bombay students displaying a spirit of sportsmanship and unity.<br /><br /><br />The exposure tour provided an immersive, multidimensional experience under five broad areas: Paryatan (Tourism), Parampara (Traditions), Pragati (Development), Prodyogik (Technology) and Paraspar Sampark (People-to-people connect).<br /><br /><br />The Yuva Sangam programme, launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, aims at strengthening people-to-people connect and building empathy among youth across the nation. It envisaged the participation of 1000 youngsters from 23 States &amp; Union Territories of India. Maharashtra was paired with Punjab as part of this initiative. As a part of this programme, 35 youth from Maharashtra and 10 from Dadra-Nagar Haveli, Daman-Diu also travelled to NIT Jalandhar during May 12-19, 2023.</p>