NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, on 19th December organized a daylong Brain Storming Session in New Delhi to generate ideas for Youth Development and empowerment.
Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel inaugurated the Conference. Speaking on the occasion Shri Goel said India is one of the youngest nations in the world, with about 65% of the population under 35 years of age. He said, this ‘Demographic Dividend’ offers a great opportunity. He said, the challenge before the nation is to develop and empower its huge youth population as productive work force. This would, inter-alia, involve, providing to the youth the right education, necessary skills to make them employable, to develop them as entrepreneurs, to make them healthy individuals, to inculcate right social and moral values.
Symbolizing the significant role of the Muslim Youth in India’s Development in a conference for youth development, Amir took the baton to speak about the malign intentions of certain groups which seek to instill extremism in Muslim Youth.
social, or religious ideals and aspirations that reject or undermine the status quo or undermine contemporary ideas and expressions of freedom of choice. The outcomes of radicalization are shaped by the ideas of the society at large; for example, radicalism can originate from a broad social consensus against progressive changes in society
or from a broad desire for change in society. Radicalization can be both violent and nonviolent, although most academic literature focuses on radicalization into violent extremism whose outcome is destructive such as terrorism.
He was also able to critically analyse the causes of spread of such inhumane ideas such as lack of Education and poverty, spread of extremist ideologies, online aggressive promotion of extremist ideologies through Social Media, socio-economic inequities, unemployment, despair about the future.
He also highlighted untouched causes such as the sense of victimhood amongst a community.