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First Batch Of NRI UK Youngsters Under ‘Connect To Your Roots Scheme’ To Visit Punjab From August 6 To 17

State Government’s Ambitious Scheme Aims At Connecting The Youth Between Age Of 16-22 Years With Motherland Of Their Ancestors

5 Dariya News

Chandigarh , 25 Jun 2018

As a part of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's personal endeavour to connect the youngsters settled abroad with the motherland of their  forefathers under the ‘Connect to Your Roots (CYR)’ scheme, the first batch of NRI young boys and girls from UK would visit Punjab from August 6-17,  2018.Sharing the details, Principal Secretary NRI Affairs SR Ladhar stated that this group would consist of 10 young boys and girls between age group  of 16-22 years. He said that preference would be given to the boys and girls who were visiting Punjab for the first time however those who had visited  earlier may also apply. Mr. Ladhar said that the state government would bear the entire expenditure regarding boarding and lodging of these  youngsters.The Principal Secretary further said that the Punjab Government has appointed UK based NRI Varinder Singh Khera as Local Coordinator  for CYR scheme who would coordinate with visiting batch and Officers of NRI Affairs Department of the state government. Khera had been asked to  furnish all details regarding the visiting group by 30th June, he further informed. 

Mr. Ladhar said that the group would be taken to Sri Harmandir Sahib, Jallianwala Bagh, Wagha Border (Indo-Pak Border) and War Memorial at  Amritsar, Jang-e-Azadi Memorial Kartarpur (Jalandhar), Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh Memorial Banga, Khalsa Heritage Complex Anandpur Sahib,  Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Punjab Civil Secretariat, Punjab & Haryana High Court besides stay in their ancestral village for a day or two and attending  Independence Day celebration at one of the district headquarters are part of program. He said that the group would also be entertained with the  traditional Punjabi cuisine and delicacies adding that depending upon the availability of the time, the youth may also be taken to the Punjab Agricultural  University Ludhiana, Bhakra Dam Nañgal, one or two Industrial hubs of the state etc.It may be recalled that Punjab government’s unique `Connect with  your roots’ (CYR) programme launched from London (UK) in September, 2017 by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, where he exhorted  young boys and girls, especially those who had never visited India, to participate in the two-week programme, which would provide them a platform to  strengthen their roots within the country.


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