Conducting of National Youth Day on 12th January, commemorating the birthday of Swami Vivekananda is the annual feature of this department. Accordingly, the Directorate of Youth Services organised National Youth Day Celebrations on 12th January at Tummallapallivari Kshetrayya Kalakshetram, Vijayawada.
This year, the department has conducted competitions in all the districts in Essay Writing, Elocution, Debate, Quiz and Drama/Skit and the 1st prize winners at District level were invited to compete at State Level on 11.01.2020. Lodging and boarding facilities have been arranged to all the participants by the Department of Youth Services at Vijayawada. The 1st prize winners at State Level were given a memento and a merit certificate during the National Youth Day Celebrations on 12.01.2020.
Sri Muttamsetty Srinivasa Rao, Hon’ble Minister for Tourism, Culture, Youth Advancement, Government of Andhra Pradesh attended as Chief Guest. Sri Malladi Vishnu, Hon’ble M.L.A., Vijayawada (Central), Sri A.Md.Imtiaz, IAS., District Collector, Krishna District and Smt Padmasri Koneru Hampi attended as Guests of Honour and graced the occasion.