3rd National Conference on Youth in Social Change
September 22, 2022
Manipal, September 19th, 2022: The 3rd edition of the National Conference on Youth in Social Change was organized by Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) on 17th September 2022 at Manipal on the occasion of the 87th Birthday of Dr Ramdas M Pai, Honourable Chancellor of MAHE. The conference aimed to encourage the concept of giving among the youth and to sensitize them towards bringing social change.
Dr Ranjan R Pai, President, MAHE & Chairman, Manipal Education, and Medical Group (MEMG) launched the event through a cultural element of Tulunaadu, wherein the pingara flowers signify growth and prosperity. Lt. General (Dr) M.D. Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education welcomed the gathering. The keynote address was given by Venkat Krishnan, Principal Trustee, India Welfare Trust on the topic “Youth in Social Change: Volunteering as the change catalyst”
Around 700 enthusiastic students from MAHE and Non-MAHE institutions participated in the conference, including talks and panel discussions with reputed changemakers from the developmental sectors. While the speakers spoke on diverse topics like