Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs felicitates schools for meritorious performance

New Delhi: The prize distribution function of the 55th Youth Parliament Competition, 2022-23 for Schools under the Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi, and NDMC was held yesterday at the Parliament House Complex, New Delhi. School of Excellence, Kalkaji, Delhi, won first prize in the 55th Youth Parliament Competition, 2022-23.

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Law & Justice, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, and Minister of State for the Ministry of Culture, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, gave away the prize to the winning team of students of the school of Excellence of Kalkaji, Delhi. Ten Schools are also awarded for their meritorious performance in the competition.

The list of the winning schools is given below:

  1. Little Flowers Public Sr. Sec. School, Shivaji Park, Shahdara, Delhi
  2. St. Giri Sr. Sec School, Pkt-25-27, Sec-3, Rohini
  3. G.S.K.V., B-3, Paschim Vihar
  4. Navyug Senior Secondary School, Peshwa Road, New Delhi
  5. Shri Guru Nanak Public School, Bungalow Road, Adarsh Nagar, Delhi
  6. S.V., Jaidev Park, Delhi
  7. Sarvodaya Co-Ed School, Gulabi Bagh, Delhi
  8. Kerala Sr. Sec. School, M-Block, Vikas Puri
  9. Jaffarpur Kalan- S (Co- Ed) V, New Delhi
  10. Govt. Co-Ed. S. S. S., Site 2, Sect. 6, Dwarka, New Delhi

The Minister, Shri Meghwal held an interactive session with the students during the program. The Minister exhorted while interacting with the students that the younger generation should learn and adopt the democratic values and ethics of democracy and devote themselves to promoting harmony and tradition in this largest democratic country in the world.

In his welcome address the Secretary of, the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs Shri G. Srinivas has given a clarion call to the students to popularise and ingrain the practices and process of Parliamentary proceedings.
On this occasion, the winning team of the School of Excellence, Kalkaji, Delhi presented an energetic repeat performance of Youth Parliament which was well appreciated by the august gathering.

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has been organizing Youth Parliament Competitions for schools in the National Capital Territory of Delhi for the past 57 years. Under the scheme of the Youth Parliament Competition for schools under the Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi, and NDMC, the 55th Competition in the series was organized during 2022-23 among 39 schools in the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

The Youth Parliament Scheme aims at inculcating among the younger generations the spirit of self-discipline, tolerance of diverse opinions, righteous expression of views, and other virtues of a democratic way of life. Besides, the scheme also acquaints the students with the practices and procedures of Parliament, techniques of discussion and debate, and develops their self-confidence, quality of leadership, and the art and skill of effective oratory.