Udupi: The three-day State-level Regional Convention of Young Students Movement (YCS/YSM) concluded on Tuesday, October 20. The Three-day convention witnessed thousands of youth, from faraway places across the state enjoying the convention which closed on a colourful note.
The programme began with a welcome dance by students of St Francis Xavier English Medium School Mudarangadi. Dr Henry D’Souza, Chairman KRCBC – Youth Commission and bishop of Bellary Diocese, welcomed the gathering and said that youth should be filled with moral values and their dreams should be nurtured. He also said that youth should be motivated to help others and serve the society. Youth should have compassion in their eyes, dreams in their minds, truth in their words, love in their hearts and service in their lives.
Sudharshan Nayak and Jashwita Quadros presented their views on the Convention theme ‘Students’ Education in Modern Era’. A memorandum was submitted by the youth to the Education minister through the diocese of Udupi.
Diocese YSC/YSM directors, presidents were felicitated by Bishop Gerald Lobo. Bishop Henry D’Souza, Bishop Gerald Lobo, Fr Denis D’Sa, Fr Lawrence D’Souza and others were honoured by KRYSM.
In his presidential message, Rev. Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo said that youth are effectively involved in transforming society. The path of transforming society leads to personality development. Students today are relying more on scoring marks than gaining knowledge. The youth should dream big and should work hard to realise those dreams. Truth, values, patriotism and brotherhood leads to development of society. The education should emphasize personality development, he added.