Odisha conducted a State level Yuva Prerana Shibir from 23-26 January 2014 at Amrita Vidyalayam near Bhubaneswar. 62 youth from different parts of Odisha participated in the camp. The camp was inaugurated by Aadarniya Surasenji Jena, Pranta Sanchalak, VK Odisha Pranta, Mananeeya Bhanudasji guided the participants on the occasion. Br. Rasika and Br. Viju from Mata Amritanandamayi Math blessed the participants by benedictory address.
‘They alone live who live for others…’ was the theme of the camp. The lecture sessions were based on the topics like Vande Mataram!, Amar Bharat! Ajeya Bharat!, Swami Vivekananda, Bharat Bhakti, Mananeeya Eknathji, Utho! Jago! Yuva Bharat. Apart from the regular yogabhyas, Samskar varga, Manthan, Bhajan Sandhya daily an interview with the people inspired by Swamiji and working in the social arena was planned. The participants asked number of questions and got motivation to work for the nation.
The inspiring incidents from the life of Veer Surendra Sai, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Swami Vivekananda were told after Bhajan Sandhya and workshops on Jivan Dhyeya and Vivekananda Kendra was also conducted. Last day in Prerana Se Punarutthan one of the participants presented his experience about camp in Pala - an Odiya Folk Song – style, which was enjoyed by the participants.
In the Ahuti Satra, Aadarniya Lakshmi Narayanji, Prakalpa Sanghatak, Utkal Seva Prakalpa asked the participants to Enlighten the Fire of Rashtra- Bhakti in their hearts and sacrifice the penny selfishness for this great cause. Aadarniya Ravi ji, Pranta Sanghatak, Odisha Pranta gave a call to them to work for nation. Dedicating one life for this cause is the need of the hour.