Youth Parliament
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नवोदय विद्यालय समिति

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

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

जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय, धार

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Dhar

Youth Parliament


                The youth Parliament is a support organization for young people in India. It was established in July 2002 by social entrepreneur Ishita Choudhary with support from the India habitat Centre, New Delhi. With view to strengthen the roots of democracy, inculcate healthy habits of discipline, tolerance of the views of others and to enable the students community to know about the working of Parliament. Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs in constitution with NVS introduced the scheme of National Youth Parliament competition in NVS. Youth Parliament has a special importance in developing an insight in the young students. Thus, the purpose of having youth Parliament in NVS is :

  • To make students understand the parliamentary procedure.
  • To develop in students an insight into the working parliament.
  • To make students consider public issues and form their opinion on them.
  • To train students in the technique of group discussions.
  • To develop in them respect and tolerance for the views of others respect for rules and to train them in group behavior.
  • To make students aware of various problems being faced by our society and the country.
  • To develop in students the qualities of leadership.
  • To make students understand the common man’s point of view and express it in an articulated manner.

               Regional office will identify 4 new Vidyalays every year in addition to the 4 already identified Vidyalayas for the conduct of youth parliament competitions in the region every year. These 8 identified Vidyalayas are to conduct youth parliament competition for two continues years in their respective Vidyalayas. Based on the judgment of a jury of judges at Vidyalaya level one best team will identified at the regional level to competing at the National level. The best performing Vidyalaya at the National level competition will get an opportunity  to witness the proceedings of the parliamentary sessions. The best performers both at the Regional and National level will get trophies and mementoes from the Ministry of parliamentary affairs.