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Young IndIa, arIse !


Southern Regional Youth Convention 2013

(Tamilnadu) Dates: 10, 11, 12 January 2013 (Thu, Fri, Sat) Information For Delegates For youth between 16 - 30 years, girls and boys Registration on first-come basis

Conducted by the Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Periyanaickenpalayam, Coimbatore 641020 Phone: 0422-269 2676/5451, e-mail:, web:
(a branch centre of the Ramakrishna Mission, HQ, Belur Math, W.B)

The Convention: The programmes will consist of devotional songs, meditation, yoga, guest-lectures by special invitees and speakers, paper presentation by delegates, question-answer sessions, games and cultural presentations. Purpose: To inculcate national consciousness among youth through spreading the message and ideals of Swami Vivekananda and other self-sacrificing role-models that have far-reaching appeal and relevance today. Proposed topics for talks, paper presentation or discussion:


Swami Vivekanandas message to youth of India Deeper understanding of Indian Heritage Narrowing down the gap and privileges among different classes of Society

Womens Empowerment and Development Rural development keeping intact ancient values of Indian Heritage Character Building among Youth and Value Education.

Delegates to note carefully the following: 1. Each person must bring simple bed-rolls (including pillow; bed-sheet; light warm clothing; torch-light; umbrella, (depending on weather); only normal cold water for bathing; self-help for laundry. 2. Dress-code: Dignified; traditional. No jeans or body-hugging dresses. Boys/Men: Pant-shirt (decent colours); Girls/Ladies: sarees/salwar, kameez, churidar. 3. Camp is completely residential. 4. Only vegetarian food will be served. 5. Discussion will be mostly in Tamil with a few exceptions. 6. Wearing ID-card (issued on registration) with photo is mandatory. 7. Relatives/friends and outsiders are restricted during the camp. 8. Using mobiles during deliberations is not permitted. 9. Delegates are responsible for their personal belongings. 10. Smoking / liquor / intoxicants / drugs, etc., strictly prohibited. Reception will begin on 9th January 2013 morning and continue till 7:00 p.m. Lunch, etc., will be served to the delegates from 9th January 2013 noon. Where to report: Boys/Men: Enter the Vidyalaya through Gate No.4; come to the College of Arts and Science Hostel Girls/Ladies: Enter the Vidyalaya through Gate No.9; come to the Polytechnic College building Route along Coimbatore-Mettupalayam Highway: CoimbatoreThudiyalurVidyalayaLMWPeriyanaickenpalayamMettupalayam About 19 km from Coimbatore Railway Station; 17 km from Mettupalayam. Bus numbers for coming to Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya (get down at Gate No.4 or Gate No.9): From Gandhipuram Town Bus Stand: 6A, 27, 32, 32F, 32G, 102, 104, S21, 124 From Coimbatore Railway Station: 6A, 27C, 32A, 32C, 32D, 32E, 32F, 32K, 104, 89A From Ukkadam: 4B, 4D, 32B, 32H, 89B, 102B From Town Hall: 6A, 32C, 89A, 102B From Mettupalayam: 7, 13 From Karamadai: 7, 13, 102A, 102B Camp closes on 12th January 2013 at 6 p.m. So, delegates can depart after the evening tea. Extension of stay will be allowed with prior permission only in exceptional cases where delegates may have to leave by the late-night buses or trains.