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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Vrunda  Pangam appointed as Environment and Forests Minister for State Youth Parliament

In order to bring forward various issues of the state through the youth, a state level youth organization was organized on 14th and 15th November 2022 at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai through Nehru Yuva Kendra and UNICEF

A total of 72 young men and women from Maharashtra were selected. Among the candidates standing for the post of youth parliament minister, Vrunda Prashant Pangam of Palghar district Vasai taluka won

the post of environment and forest minister for the state youth parliament with a majority and was appointed to the post. Her appointment as Minister of Environment and Forests for the State Level Youth Parliament has earned him appreciation everywhere in Vasai Taluka.

When asked about this election, Vrinda said that first of all I thank my parents because they planted the seeds of cooperation and social service in me and guided me on how to cultivate those seeds. The same result was seen today. I was in the habit of doing community service from my childhood. At the same time, I became interested in working as a need for other management. Participated in 20+ webinars on environment, waste management, mental health etc. and initiated social work through other activities like beach cleaning, waste management session and road safety campaign by NSS of SNDT Women’s University (Premlila Vitthaldas Polytechnic) on 19 August 2022. Internship with Bisleri International Limited (CSR Department).

I was awarded Best Road Safety Leader by United Way Mumbai in collaboration with Global Road Safety.

State Director, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangha (NYKS) Maharashtra, Goa. Organized by UNICEF, this state level parliament was conducted as a proper electoral process everywhere. I won the election with 70% votes in entire Maharashtra.

I was representing Palghar district and was appointed as Minister of Environment and Forests. In this program I visited Vidhan Bhawan and Ministry.

We met the Governor of Maharashtra His Excellency Bhagat Singh Koshyariji. I was felicitated by Mr. Tanaji Patil, Representative of UNICEF and Mr. Prakash Khat, State Director of Maharashtra and Goa. The guidance of Nehru Yuva Kendra District Youth Officer, parents and friends was invaluable.

Courtesy : In Conversation with Vrunda  Pangam at Thane , Maharashtra.