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Core Programme

Annual Action Plan 2020-21: NYKS Core Programme

Nationwide Declamation Contest on “Patriotism and National Building”, 2020-21
(As part of Republic Day Celebrations 2021)”

THEME – Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas (Together we grow, Together we prosper, together we build a strong and Inclusive India).)

Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) has been organizing National Level Declamation Contest since 2015-16 for consecutive 3 yrs for ensuring mass participation of youth in the Celebration of Republic Day. From the current financial year i.e. 2020-21, the Declamation Contest has been added in the list of core programme under Annual Action Plan.

Declamation Contest provide opportunity to the youth in the age group of 18-29 yrs to exhibit their presentation skills and art of speaking in public on one hand and create the desired environment among the entire youth community on the other by sparking healthy positive conservation amongst youth in India and also activate social media, yield potential Youth Leaders for awareness creation, popularization and facilitate implementation of National Flagship Programme of Govt. of India & further ignite Patriotism & Nationalism. It would also facilitate them to develop & refine their leadership qualities.


Target Group and Eligibility

Geographical Coverage

5898 blocks approximately, 623 District NYKs, all States & UTs and National level.

Level of Contests & Prizes

Block Level - Screening Contests without prizes

District Level -1st Prize:- Rs. 5,000/-, 2nd Prize:- Rs. 2,000/-, 3rd Prize:- 1,000/-

State Level- 1st Prize:- Rs. 25,000/-, 2nd Prize:- 10,000/-, 3rdPrize:-5,000/-

National Level – 1st Prize:- Rs. 2,00,000/-, 2nd Prize:- 1,00,000/- 3rd Prize:- 50,000/-

Consolation Prizes of Rs. 10,000/- each for all participants except 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize winner of National level.

Time Line

Mid November 2020 to end of Dec, 2020 upto State level and well before 26th January 2021 at National level.

Detailed Guidelines to further elaborate implementation modalities and strategies will be shared in due course.