A three-day district level NSS youth leadership training programme began at SR & BGNR Government Degree and PG College here on Saturday. The programme is being organised under the aegis of the NSS wing of the Kakatiya University.

Speakers at the inaugural function called upon the students to develop leadership qualities and strive to realise their full potential. They emphasised the role of the NSS in moulding the students into responsible citizens with a sense of commitment to render selfless service to the society.

The college principal S Madhava Rao, who presided over the ceremony, said the NSS training programmes were designed to transform the students into highly integrated, resourceful and responsible citizens.

The NSS offers a unique opportunity to the students to unravel their potential and channelise their energies towards the noble task of nation building. Head of NSS Regional Centre (Hyderabad) R Gokulkrishnan, NSS State Liaison Officer P Ramachandra Rao, NSS Programme Coordinator B Suresh Lal and others spoke.