Friday, June 4, 2010

Who Says RSS is not popular In Educated Youths?

25 doctorates among 881 Swayamsevaks at RSS training camp

Nagpur: There are 25 doctorate holders among the 881 'Swayamsevaks' attending the month-long third year officers training camp (OTC) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) here.

Speaking to reporters, RSS Akhil Bharatiya Bauddhik Pramukh, V Bhagaiyya said the trainees included 203 post-graduates, 412 graduates, 105 undergraduates, 128 who had completing their schooling and eight were in school. Age-wise, the highest number, 242 are from the 21-25 age group, while 160 are from the 36-40 group, 170 from the 31-25 group, 234 from the 26-30 group and 75 from the 18-20 group.

Of those attending, 563 are employed, 188 are students, 140 are full-time workers, Bhagaiyya said. Among those employed, 172 are teachers, six are doctors, six engineers, 23 lawyers, 77 farmers, four journalists, one chartered accountant, two from other professions, while 132 were self-employed, he said.

The 881 trainees are from various states of the country and speak 19 different mother-tongues, he added.

Volunteers of the camp undergo three phases, or 'years,' of training. The first year and second year training camps are held all over the country, but the third year training is imparted only at Nagpur, the headquarters of the organisation.



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