Hyderabad: Students, NSS volunteers and alumni of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) received online training on constitutional duties and rights framework on Wednesday organized by ComMutiny, a youth collective supported by Unicef.
The training is organized by ComMutiny in collaboration with Unicef India, and Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) as part of its partnership with Unicef titled “Social leadership for change”. Around 180 volunteers participated in the first day of the training.
The two-day training program ‘Samvidhan Live! Be a Jagrik’ started with a survey of constitutional awareness among the participants.
Led by Ms Arty and Ms Shalini of ComMutiny, an association of more than 100 youth-engaging organizations based in Delhi, the training included games and toolkit. It was supervised by Ms. Seema Kumar of Unicef and Prof. Mohammad Fariyad of MANUU.
Commenting about the training, Ms Arty said that it offers powerful leadership experiences to young people. The training is aimed at facilitating leadership journeys for adolescents and young people to build their capacities and knowledge leading to enhanced action-taking by them.
As part of the training, participants would be provided a unique toolkit, which is available in 7 languages and provided to youth platforms such as NSS, NYKS, KGBV, Vikas Mitras etc. across 11 states. The tool is being digitized by UNICEF, said Shalini.
When participants were asked about their impactful social action in last 180 days, Manzar Aman said that he organized webinars to motivate and inspire the UPSC aspirants; Maqsud Alam said he spread awareness about Covid19 precautionary steps; Md Ismail said he donated blood to two persons during Covid 19; Abdus Shakur said tutoring small children of his village; and Mohammad Faizan said he has created a social organization named ‘Youth for Change’. (INN)