The Office of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Nongstoiñ,West Khasi Hills District through the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India in part to encourage the hard work of the youths distributed awards to the youths of West Khasi Hills District which includes those from different sports clubs of the area who have taken part in different services for the society.
One of the clubs selected for the award is the Mawrusyiar Youth And Cultural Club and the award is known as the District Best Youth Club Award,2021-2022, and the award was distributed by the Deputy Commissioner of West Khasi Hills, P.D Sangma.
The club of the youths from Mawrusyiar village also got another award known as State Level Outstanding Youth Club Award and the award was handed over to them by P.B.Nongbri, Assistant Director of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Meghalaya and also Chairman of the State Level Selection Committee.
The two awards include certificates and a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakhs cumulatively and and it is also said that the works of these youths have been sent to the authority incharge of the National Level Selection for entry in the National Level.
As a reminder the services that the youths took part in includes the Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund and Food Distribution at the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, the District Youth Convention, Fit India Freedom Run, Training on Youth Wellness and Positive Life Style and Fit India and other services.
On this topic, D.Rapsang, the Deputy Director incharge of District Youth Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Nongstoiñ said “We express our happiness that the youths of Mawrusyiar have achieved this goal to receive this award and this is a good example for many other youths of the area to follow what they have done, therefore we encourage and invite other clubs also to come forward and take part in a platform like this “, said the officer while speaking with media persons.