DHUBRI, Feb 3 � Under the Youth Club Exchange Programme (YCEP), a new Government of India programme being implemented by the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) under the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, a 10-member team of youths from Zonheboto district of Nagaland visited Dhubri district for 10 days as guests of a host youth club selected by the NYK, Dhubri, recently.
The visiting team led by Unice H Achand comprised seven boys and three girls. The NYK, Dhubri, entrusted ASHROM (A Society for Human Resource Overall Management), a local youth club of Nayahat under Bilasipara subdivision, with hosting the visiting youths from Nagaland. The guests camped at Suryakhata in Bilasipara town under the supervision of Sankar Sarkar, YC, NYK, Dhubri.
The Youth Club Exchange Programme is aimed at helping the youths to appreciate the living conditions of people living in other States, their day-to-day life, customs and traditions and emulate whatever progressive they find in them. Besides mutual understanding through interactions, the tour programme also includes sightseeing which may cover religious places, historical places, tourist spots, etc.
According to sources at the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Dhubri, the Naga youths were taken to the Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary, Dudhnath Temple, Brahmaputra Char, Florican Garden, Mahamaya Temple, Snanghat Temple, Panbari Mosque and various other places in Dhubri town. The Naga youths were also introduced to top officers of the Dhubri district administration before they were given a warm welcome at the NYK office.