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Disaster management workshop begins Monday, December 3, 2001
SOURCE - TIMES NEWS NETWORK
AHMEDABAD: A national workshop on the 'Role of youth in disaster management' was inaugurated at the state guest house on Saturday by Governor Sunder Singh Bhandari.
The workshop has been organised jointly by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and the Union ministry of youth affairs and sports, to mark the International year of youth at the national level. It is being conducted in consultation with Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority, UNDP and the Ministry of youth services and cultural activities, Gujarat.
Participants from Maharashtra, Orissa, AP, Daman and Gujarat are taking part in the event, and they include senior youth work officers of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), National Service Scheme (NSS) and Young Volunteers representing the movement of the youth clubs with experience in disaster management.
At the end of the workshop, an action plan shall be prepared, said its convenor.
News Source : The Times of India [India's best Newspaper]