Youth Parliament
Thur Dec 7 2017 , 13:28:16

नवोदय विद्यालय समिति

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

( An Autonomous Body Under Ministry of Education ) Government Of India

जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय, बल्लारी

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ballari

Youth Parliament

1. Objective of the Youth Parliament Competition Scheme
With a view to strengthening the roots of democracy, inculcate healthy habits of
discipline, tolerance of the views of others and to enable the student community to know
something about the working of Parliament, the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs have
decided in consultation with the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti to introduce a scheme of
National Youth Parliament competition in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas throughout the
country and to hold annually competition of ‘Youth Parliament’ among the Jawahar Navodaya
2. Eligibility for entry into the Competition
The scheme would be applicable to all the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in the
country. The selection of participating Vidyalayas will be done by the Navodaya Vidyalaya
Samiti and intimate to the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. The number of vidyalayas for
participation during each year will be decided in consultation with the Ministry of
Parliamentary Affairs.
3. Period during which the competition will be held
The Competition will be held every year during a period considered to be convenient to
the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti and the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.
4. Duration of Youth Parliament sitting
The duration of the sitting of the ‘Youth Parliament’ should not exceed 55 minutes. Out
of this 10-12 minutes may be devoted to Questions and the remaining time be utilized for
discussion on Bills, Motions or Resolutions etc.
5. Subjects for discussion at the Youth Parliament
It would be desirable that the matters raised in the Youth Parliament may relate to the
subject as of welfare activities, defence of the country, social justice, social reforms,
economic development, communal harmony, health, student’s discipline, information
technology etc. No direct or indirect remarks may be made in the speeches so as to cast as
persons on the political parties or leaders/persons etc. It is suggested that particular stress
may be given on the concept of human rights and at least one item of business on this
subject may invariably be included.