National Youth Week was celebrated from 12 – 18 January 2017, to mark the154th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda by NSS wing of Jain University.
The week-long event was a fitting tribute to the great spiritual personality who believed in youth power, and inspired them to improve themselves, and the country as a whole. The seven-day event was inaugurated by Dr. B A Vasu, Center Head, School of Commerce Studies, Jain University. The event was marked by a rally from Ramakrishna Matt, Bangalore where Jain University students actively participated and intoned the ‘motivational mantras’of Swami Vivekanada. The week-long event also included guest lectures from the well-known personalities like Mr. V Nagaraj, Social Worker, Honorary Secretary, Mythic Society, Bangalore, Dr. Som Datta Chatterjee, first generation entrepreneur, Mr. Tejasvi Surya, a prominent youth leader and lawyer who inspired students with their motivational talks.
Political personalities like Mr. B N Vijay Kumar, MLA, Jayanagar Constituency, Mr. Ramamurthy, Ex-Corporator, Vice President, BJP, Bangalore City, Smt. H C Nagarathna Ramamurthy, Corporator Pattabhi Ram Nagar Ward, Jayanagar also graced the occasion and shared valuable principles of Swami Vivekananda with Jain University students.