National Youth Corps - NYC
In the year 2002, the NYC ushered a different orientation to the National Youth Service Council (NYSC), one of the largest government youth training institutions of that era, by focusing on training in discipline, personality development and jobs oriented vocational training. Established by Parliament Act No.21 of 2002, the National Youth Corps, under the purview of the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, today is the main training institution of the state, for Personality Development and Vocational Training of Youth.
Currently Col. S.R.P.Ratnayake is Chairman/Director of NYC and earlier the NYC was enriched by the services of former Directors Col. H.C.P. Goonetileke, Col. W.M.R. Wijesundera, Commodore. R.S. Jayatilaka, Commodore S.K.P.Kularatne and Col. S.R.P.Ratnayake, Mr. Nalinda Illangakoon, Brigadier B.V.D.P Abeynayaka (USP), Brigadier N.I.De Silva (RSP), Mr.J.M.S.L.Bandara and Brigadier N.L.K.Samarasinghe.
With the aim of boosting discipline, leadership and personality of the youth spread out throughout the country, the annual training of the National Youth Corps comprises 02 six month sessions and is effectively implemented with the annual education plan well linked with the relevant syllabuses.
Subjects such as Career Guidance, Personality Development, Leadership Training, English, Information Technology, Tamil, Esthetic, Drill Squad and Adventure Based Training have been profitably and experimentally included in the syllabus.
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