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Distribution of alcohol during elections should be stopped..concerns were raised during Youth Parliament

Block level Youth Parliament was organised by Nehru Yuva Kendera. NYK Parliament is a simulation of Indian Parliament where people from slums,urban villages from south Delhi will participated to represent fellow youth and debated and discussed the issues related to young people at block level. The one day event  acquainted youth between the ages of 18 to 30 years about the functioning of India’s representative institutions and give them a first-hand experience of policy-making processes. The event aimed to make the youth aware about parliamentary procedures and develop in students an insight into the working of the parliament. The objective of the event is to sensitize the youth of the Mehrauli block about crucial alcohol policy issues and its implications at grass root level. Mr.Suneel Vatsyayan Social activist and Chairperson Nada India along with Ms.Pallavi of Pehchaan Radio club coordinator facilitated the session. Mr.Vatsyayn firstly talked about importance of such youth parliame…

International Youth Day was celebrated on 12 August

International Youth Day was celebrated on 12 August. Early life presents a wealth of opportunities for NCD prevention, as behavior patterns related to NCDs, including unhealthy diets, tobacco use and smoke exposure, physical inactivity, and harmful use of alcohol, are often initiated during childhood and adolescence. In addition, early life influences such as maternal under- or over-nutrition, low birthweight, secondhand tobacco smoke exposure, and newborn overfeeding increase the risk of obesity and other NCDs later in life.Despite this, children and young people are all too frequently omitted from NCD policies and plans. Read more