The Department of Political Science, Economics and NCC of St Agnes College(Autonomous), Mangaluru celebrated National Youth Day 2020 in the college campus. National Youth Day (Yuva Diwas or Swami Vivekananda Birthday) is celebrated with the great joy and enthusiasm in India every year on 12th of January. It is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, maker of the modern India. Mahesh Nagesh Nayak Rtd Commander of Navy and Rahul Shindhe,(IAS) Thahasildar of Puttur were the chief Guests of the programme . Sr Dr M Jeswina A.C. Principal of St Agnes College was the president for the programme.

Cdr Mahesh Nagesh Nayak said “it is the aim of great importance of distributing the ideas and ideals of the Swami Vivekananda among the youths of India. It is the great way to wake up the eternal energy of the youths as well as their big efforts to make the country developed”. Rahul Shindhe ,IAS addressed by quoting Swami Vivekananda’s words “Arise,Awake and stop not until the Goal is achieved”. He also motivated the students to take part in all the activities of the country and to have positive attitude in life. Sr Dr M Jeswina A.C Principal in her presidential address enlightened students regarding the responsibility of the youth for the better tomorrow .Staff ,Students of various Stream, NCC Cadets were the vibrant audience for the programme.