The 11th BCS is likely to have the participation of 11 Union Ministers, 10 Assembly Speakers, 40 MLAs from different states, about 30 Thought Leaders and 60 Student Speakers.
Pune-based MIT School of Government on September 17 announced that the 11th edition of its flagship six-day Annual National Conclave, Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad or BCS (Indian Student Parliament) will be inaugurated by Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence followed by a special session with Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways on 23rd September 2021 at 11:00 am.
The six-day conclave will host the closing ceremony on 28th September 2021, with Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India and Devendra Fadnavis, Leader of Opposition, Maharashtra State Legislative Assembly & Former CM, Maharashtra giving the valedictory speeches. Ramesh Bias, Governor of Jharkhand, Dharmedra Pradhan, minister for education and skill development and entrepreneurship, and Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, Former Minister for petroleum and natural gas, law and justice, and Chief Minister, Karnataka will also be addressing various sessions over the period of 6 days. The conclave will also conduct two Youth to Youth Connect Programs to enable students lead the discourse on most pressing topics around nation building.
The MIT School of Government (Pune, esb 2011) that offers two-year Master’s degree is an experiential learning program in political leadership with the aim of creating future leader with support from the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India, Association of Indian Universities (AIU), and the UNESCO Chair of Human Rights, Democracy & Peace, Pune is organizing this mega event wherein 20,000 student leaders are expected to join various sessions planned over these six days.
The Topics to be discussed at the 11th Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad (Indian Student Parliament) are:
∙ Session 1 – Leadership Lessons: Nehru to Modi
∙ Session 2 – Priorities After Pandemic: What Young India Wants?
∙ Session 3 – Saving the Environment: Too Much Talk, Too Little Action
∙ Session 4 – Celebrities & Stardom: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
∙ Session 5 – Indian Economy: Beyond the Blame Game
∙ Session 6 – Social Media: The Emerging Superpower
∙ Session 7 – Declining Sanctity of Public Institutions – Fact or Falsehood?
∙ Session 8 – कृषि बिलों का विरोध क्यों?
∙ Session 9 – International Relations: Reconciling with Neighbours
∙ Session 10 – राजनीति में युवा – भ्रम और यथार्थ
Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad was founded by young educationist Rahul V. Karad, Founder of Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad and Chief Initiator of MIT School of Government.