The 2nd National Conference on Youth in Social Change was held at the Dr. TMA Pai Halls in Manipal on the 25th and 26th of August. The main aims of the conference were to encourage the concept of giving among the youth and to promote DaanUtsav, the nationwide festival of giving.
Former District Collector of Kozhikode Prasanth Nair, who has been involved with the relief operations following the Kerala floods, interacted with the press and public in separate sessions at the venue of the National Conference on Youth in Social Change on Sunday. Nair talked about the operations following the disaster and initiatives during his time as the DC.
The sixth edition of the annual kite flying festival, Tarang, saw innumerable people reliving their childhood memories flying kites at End Point. The event, which also served as a social awareness campaign, had people from all walks of life come together to celebrate the joy of living and giving.
For organizations and clubs like VSO, Rotaract, EWB, Scio, RedX, Echo Manipal, and Akshay Urja, serving the community is of utmost importance.
The third annual, International day of Yoga was celebrated all across the world on the 21st of June. Manipal was no different, seeing about 200 participants flocking to the MIT Food Court despite the rains.
The 5th edition of what many called Manipal’s Kite Festival took place on 2nd April of this year seeing participation of more than 5000 people from Manipal and around. Unlike the previous editions, it wasn’t just a kite flying event this time. Tarang had much more in store for all its attendees.
The country felt the aftereffects of Demonetization rather harshly and carrying forward his mission of Digital India, the Prime Minister of the country, Shri Narendra Modi launched VISAKA. Under the tagline of #LetsGoCashless, it sought student volunteers from all across the country to lead the country’s digital orientation. Manipal was no different as it celebrated and welcomed the digital age into the university town!
Daan Utsav, a nationwide ‘festival of giving’, sees enormous participation every year from all sections of the society. The fest bypasses all barriers of communal, religion, and regional divide to vocalize the concept of charity and giving-back. Here’s what happened over the last few days of Daan Utsav.
Daan Utsav, a nationwide ‘festival of giving’, sees enormous participation every year from all sections of the society.