GITAM Deemed to be University, with The Art of Living Foundation, hosts EduYouth Meet
VISAKHAPATNAM, Jan 31 (The CONNECT) – GITAM Deemed to be University, in collaboration with The Art of Living Foundation, hosted an electrifying EduYouth Meet yesterday with an Asia Book of Records feat. Over 50,000 students and educators united at the event, pledging their voices to a drug-free India and igniting a youth empowerment movement.
The charismatic presence of renowned spiritual leader and global humanitarian Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ignited the day. He ignited 50,000 young minds to take a groundbreaking pledge under the banner #SayNoToDrugs, solidifying their commitment to a healthier, brighter future. GITAM believes that wellness transcends campus walls, shaping this EduYouth Meet into a wave of empowerment for all students, not just our own.
“Mental health is a big global issue today,” said Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
“We need to remind ourselves that the world belongs to us, especially the youth. We can uplift the whole planet once we overcome hurdles like drugs and stress,” he pointed out.
M Sri Bharat, President of GITAM Deemed to be University, “we believe in empowering our students beyond academics. In partnership with The Art of Living, we’ve helped over 2,000 students and 100 faculty members experience the YES+ programme, promoting student leadership and well-being. We strive to equip our youth with the tools and values to navigate life’s challenges and forge a path towards a healthy and fulfilling future.”
Later, renowned rock band Jammers electrified the atmosphere with their performance.