Power of Youth
India, now aged at 65 is the largest reservoir of Youth population. Generally defined in the age group of 16-30 years constitute of more than 40% of India’s population; indeed being a large force. Excluding the youth, the population majorly comprises of senior citizens and children. If the youth power of a nation is activated, it can take all the countries forward tremendously. The power of youth must be harnessed properly to set society on the path of change. The youth has gained more importance today because of the on growing rate of the young population. India is in an advantageous position as a greater proportion of the population is or will be entering their productive age. If utilized the strength of the productive proportion of the population in an efficient manner, the process of the change will definitely accelerate.
‘Because you’re young, you’re torn between a world of hate and a world of dreams. So much to lose, so much to gain, so much to fight for, so much to change.’ The youth are spirited to discover the new things, experience the untouched and try out for something never done before. Our aim is to mobilize this spirit and use it for the betterment of the society. "If you have an aim in life, realize that spent time cannot be recovered," said Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, asserting that no youth today needs to fear about the future. The former president was addressing the students at the 12th Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) held with the theme of "India Imagine". Such a large proportion of youth can be decisive in the growth of any nation especially if youth lead the state from the front by actively involving himself in government of its respected country.