Vivekananda Kendra Arunachal Prant organized “Vijay Hi Vijay” - A 3 days Residential Youth Leadership Camp with the theme “Safal Yuva Samartha Bharat” from 29th September to 2nd October, 2017 at VKV, Chimpu, Itanagar for the selected youth of Arunachal Pradesh to celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita. The participants were selected through Two-Step screening programmes viz. Essay Writing Competition and One Day Leadership Workshop at their respective institutions. In all 518 students from 28 Colleges/University of Arunachal Pradesh took part in essay writing competition out of which 277 students have participatedin the camp which included 175 sisters and 102 brothers. Moreover there were 93 Karyakartas in total which included 42 sisters and 51 brothers as organizing team.
The shivir was inaugurated in the gracious presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Sri. Pema Khandu as the Chief Guest on 29 Sept. 2017. In his address, the Hon’ble Chief Minister emphasized that “The Future of Arunachal depends on the educational exposure and strength of the youth of Arunachal”. The daily routine of the shivir was scheduled from 5:00am to 9:45pm, in which the participants were involved into various activities like Yoga and Pranayam, Group Discussion and presentation on various socially important issues, Practice on Patriotic Songs, Games, Community cleaning etc. “Pariksha de Haste Haste” workshop was also conducted in which the participants learnt about preparing for the exams scientifically, with smile in the face and without any worry or fear.
Apart from these for motivation and inspiration, Resource persons were called upon from various fields to conduct sessions on different subject. To name few of them, Dr. Joram Begi, Vivekananda Kendra Prant Sanchalak and Chief Information Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh pointed out the importance of the communal harmony. Whereas in another session taken by Dr. Gyamnya Baki Garam, Senior Veterinary Officer, Nirjuli, the similarities between the various tribes of Arunachal Pradesh were highlighted. Both the speaker has also appealed the youth to preserve the culture of Arunachal Pradesh. Speaking on “Bhavya Bharat Divya Bharat” topic, Shri. Sushil Pandit, Media Person cum Social Worker highlighted the glorious past of our motherland India. Sri. Santosh Takale, Sr. Scientific Officer (Scientist- G), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai had thrown light on the science behind the origin of earth, origin of life, human beliefs and practices, etc while addressing on the topic ‘Understanding the Universe with Scientific Temperament’. Er. Pai Dawe, EE, WRD spoke on ‘Need of Organized Work’ and he explained that we need to discover ourselves by understanding our capabilities and strength. He pointed out that one should recognize one's own potential. Advocate Radhilu Chai Techi, Vice-Chairperson, VKV Alumini Association highlighted the life and messages of Sister Nivedita.
A special session called “Vijay Kshan” meaning “winning moment” was also conducted in which participants got the opportunity to get interacted with the great living personalities/examples like Dr. Joram Beda, IAS, Secretary, Tourism and Planning, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Dr. Tadang Minu, the first Lady Doctorate in Physical Health Education, RGU and Sri. Dekio Gumja, Dy. S.P., Where they shared their academic and life time experiences which inspired the participants to have determinationand hard work to achieve their goals. All opined that one should recognize one's own potential and field of interest to conquer the goal of life.
On 2nd October 2017, the shivir was concluded in the gracious presence of Sri. Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh as the Chief Guest. He stressed the role of youths in shaping the society and the nation. He emphasized about the rich culture of the state "Unity in diversity"and protect and preserve it's richness. Shri Gomar Basar, Shibir Pramukh presented the report of the Shibir. Shri Taba Tatup, Shibir Adhikari in his vote of thanks address suggested that the Shibir would be successful only if all the activities and information of the sessions are practiced in real sense.