Wilfred D’Souza appointed New District Youth Coordinator of NYK
Udupi: Wilfred Dsouza, has been appointed as District Youth Coordinator of the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Udupi on deputation by the Director General, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), an Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs, Govt. of India and has Assumed charge of the said office from Jacintha D’Souza DYC Shivamogga who held the Additional Charge on 13th April 2017.
Wilfred D’Souza, prior to joining his new assignment was working as the only Public Relation officer of the prestigious Haryana State Tourism Development Corporation, Govt. of Haryana and was posted at Faridabad in the National Capital region, New Delhi. He was looking after the General Administration, Public Relations, VIP Protocol, Sales & marketing of the organization. He has also worked with senior officers of the Govt. of Haryana at the Haryana Tourism Head Quarters at Chandigarh. He carries rich work experience and is vastly experienced in Public Relation, Protocol & Liaison & Coordination works. D’Souza was one of the highest contributors for fundraising & handling VIP Protocol for the successful hosting of the world famous annual International Surajkund Craft Mela held every year at Surajkund, Faridabad, which is undoubtedly the best handloom & handicraft Mela in the country. He is a Graduate with Honours in Economics, Post Graduate in Public Relations & Advertising & has an MBA degree specializing in HRD Management & Training. Native of Sagar, Shivamogga Dist (Karnataka).
D’Souza is committed to carry out the objectives and Vision of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangthan (NYKS), wherein to involve the rural youth in nation building activities & to develop such skills and values in them with which they become responsible and productive citizens of a modern, secular and technological nation. NYKS has been working on various fronts of youth development with a variety of youth programmes of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and certain special programmes in coordination and cooperation of other Ministries.
NYKS Vision of the organization focuses on developing long term strategies for good citizenship and youth leadership at the grass root level. Youth Clubs are formed and encouraged to participate in sports, cultural and local development activities. Youth leadership is developed in the course of formation and sustenance of youth clubs. This leadership becomes highly useful in creating:-
1. Networks of volunteership.
2. Opportunities for participation in fundamental democratic practices of polity and development; and,
3. Instruments of empowerment of youth like skill-generation, awareness creation about health, life skills, and self-employment.
Considering the fact that almost three-fourth of the Indian population is rural, the development of the nation as a whole depends on their progress and development. Besides, the demographic dividend that the country has enjoyed because of the larger segment of youth population makes it almost mandatory for the largest youth organization like NYKS to take up more and more of such programmes that will promise empowerment of youth.
The office bearers of different Mahila Mandals, Youth Clubs of the District of Udupi are requested to contact Wilfred D’Souza, DYC, NYK, Udupi for organizing youth oriented programmes & Awareness camps in their respective villages & town. His address is as follows:
District Youth Coordinator
Nehru Yuva Kendra, Udupi
Rajathadri DC Office Complex