Nowadays , the Indian youth has been increasingly provoked to extreme violence whereas, the productive energy embedded in them has lost its channel to flow. Understanding the importance of this issue , NEI TAMANA organised NTSYMPOSIA , a symposium for social change on the topic ‘Increasing Violence in Indian Youth : Causes , Consequences & Solutions ‘ on 23 January 2016 at Sahoday Sr Sec School .The event began with lighting the ceremonial diya by special guest Sr Joyce. Nei Tamana President, Aakash Pawar, stressed on ‘ the need for youth to come forth with ideas which can really make difference and contribute in making a better place for us to live ‘ in his welcome note .
46 students from various schools and universities across Delhi – NCR took part in the symposium. The main causes put forward were- lack of space , over catered or under-catered needs , media influence etc and consequences ranged from lack of self control , depression , drug addiction to learning disorders .Witty speakers also suggested some prudent solutions which included moral education , introspection , therapies , meditation etc .
The judges were Mrs Rekha Gulabani , Director Resource , Indian Cancer Society and Citizen Journalist & Columnist Himadrish Suwan who adjudged Anshul Nagpal from Gargi College & Ankita Ojha from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College as the 1st & 2nd best speaker respectively . Paritoshika Singh from Bal Bharati Public School , GR Marg & Nitesh Kotach from Kirorimal College won consolation prizes . Winners would be presented with vouchers worth Rs 25 ,000 and Certificates of Excellence . Aakash Pawar finally brought the curtain down by presenting a warm vote of thanks .
Nei Tamana organised a joy session for underprivileged children from Shahpur Jat and nearby areas on 24 January 2016 at DDA RWA Panchsheel Park , which marked the end of its three day initiative ‘ TRANSFORMATION : THE WORLD NEEDS IT ‘ . Children presented beautiful dances , songs , prayers etc and were also engaged in various games . This brought a wave of happiness for numerous children .