Press Meet for the EBSB Yuva Sangam Phase II

The Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) programme was initiated by the central government to enhance interaction & promote mutual understanding between people of different states and UTs. Activities are carried out which help in better understanding of a state’s culture in the areas of language, traditions, music, cuisine etc. In this regard the EBSB Yuva Sangam focusses on conducting exposure tours of students studying in higher education institutions, employed/self- employed youths from across the nation to various states in India. It will offer an immersive experience of many facets of life, developmental milestones, accomplishments, and a youth connection in the host State. During the visits, the youth will get multifaceted exposure under five broad areas of the host state – Paryatan (Tourism), Parampara (Traditions), Pragati (Development) and Paraspar Sampark (People-to-people connect), Prodyogik (Technology).

IIT Palakkad is delighted to be paired with MNNIT, Allahabad for the EBSB Yuva Sangam Program. IIT Palakkad will select 45 candidates from across Kerala and the UT of Lakshadweep for the program. The selected candidates will have an opportunity to visit MNNIT, Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh spending a week there which will promote better understanding of each other’s culture. IIT Palakkad will also host 45 students from Uttar Pradesh and provide an exposure to the State of Kerala. The itinerary of the program includes visit to Kaladay Sree Sankara Sthoopam (cultural), Kodanad Elephant Training Centre, Parambikulam, Kuthampully handloom village, Kalpathy heritage village, Malampuzha Dam, Pudussery Panchayat visit and interaction with the local people, industrial visit to BEML etc.