NATIONAL YOUTH CENTRE, GADPURI

 

LOCATION:

The National Youth Complex of the Bharat Scouts & Guides is situated at Village Gadpuri on Delhi-Mathura Road in Palwal District in the Southern fringe of the State of Haryana-the land of God’s Chariot at a distance of about 50 kms from Indian Capital. The National Youth Complex is almost at an equi-distance both from Ballabgarh and Palwal. Palwal is a District Headquarters, is an emerging sprawling Industrial and Agricultural Estate. It is a newly created District on 15th August 2008.

 

The National Youth Complex is spread in 8.70 sq. acres of land having 02 Camping Sites namely LALIT PARK and ADVENTURE VALLEY with camping facilities for 1000 participants. The Camp site is fully well equipped with modern training amenities and facilities not only to organize National level events but International level events too.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

 

(I)                  CLIMATE: The area is at a height of 700-900 ft from the sea level and a climate is of a pronounced character, hot in summer and markedly cold in winter with two well marked seasons of rainfall.

 

(II)                HOW TO REACH GADPURI: There are regular EMU Train Services (Local Trains) from Old Delhi Rly. Station/New Delhi Rly Station and Hazrath Nizamuddin Rly Station and also frequent Bus Services from ISBT Kashmere Gate and ISBT Sarai Kale Khan to reach Ballabgarh/Palwal. From Ballabgarh/Palwal, National Youth Complex, Gadpuri is at a Distance of 10 KM. Auto Rickshaws are available to reach Gadpuri at a nominal rate of Rs 5/- per head. The Capital Bus Service also connects Delhi to Gadpuri and back directly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMENITIES & FACILITIES:

 

  • The Complex has a vast area of 8.70 sq acres of land with large ground.
  • Good quality Indian Tents and imported tents are available to accommodate participants in cemented platforms/tent bases.
  • 24 raised cemented platforms/tent bases in Lalit Camping site of the upper ground and 49 raised cemented platforms/tent bases in Adventure Valley camping site.
  • 12 Permanent Huts with Vertified Tile flooring are available to accommodate Staff.
  • A Mini Stadium with Permanent Stage in the middle with kota stone flooring is available to accommodate about 500 participants during Camp-fire and other Cultural programmes.
  • 04 RCC Round Huts two in each camping site is available as lounge to conduct training sessions during programme and events.
  • Well furnished Dinning Hall is available for dinning of the participants and staff with fixation of permanent Dinning table and other modern amenities.
  • A permanent Kitchen with store is available with covered shade as a central mess for cooking.
  • Permanent Sanitary Blocks earmarked for Ladies and Gents separately with separate common facilities in the administrative block.
  •  Wash Basins having adequate no of taps is available for washing utensils to facilitate the participants.
  • Good quality blankets are available to facilitate the participants during winter.
  • Sufficient Utensils are available for cooking and dinning.
  • Water Supply is available from PHED Supply as well as from our tube-well boring.
  • One 18 KVA Generator and another 02 KVA Generator are available to meet the Load Shedding.
  • Fogging Machine is available for anti mosquito spray.
  • Administrative Block cum Training & Production Centre.
  • P.A. System with all latest technology. Mega Mike system to meet any emergency.
  • Telephone, Computer and Internet facility for emergency only.
  • Equipment Store to cater the need of the Scouts & Guides.
  • Recreational, Adventure and Fun activity.
  • Over-Head projector and other audio visual aids for Adult Leaders Training and Courses.

 

 

                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTIVITIES:

 

The National Youth Complex is a peaceful camping site with its greenery all around and for its scenic beauty. Various Regional and National Level events, Courses and Training Programmes are conducted here for Cubs/Bulbuls, Scouts/Guides, Rovers/Rangers and Adult Leaders through out the year. Big gatherings of National level events like Rashtrapati Scout/Guide/Rover/Ranger Award Rally, P.M. Shield Rally, National Cub/Bulbul Utsav and Golden Arrow Award Rally, National Integration Camps are also conducted here. It is also to put on record that a Trainers Meet “ SANDHAN” and SAARC Camp is conducted at this centre. 

 

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES:

 

Apart from various training programmes and activities, The National Youth Complex, Gadpuri is well equipped to organize Adventure Programme for the Youth. Activities like Artificial Rock Climbing, Rappling, encountering various obstacles bases, trekking, hiking, Night Scouting, Back woods man Cooking, Nature Ramble and different fun base activities are available for the activities of our youth.

                                                                           

 

DOCUMENTATION CENTRE:

 

Documentation Centre of Bharat Scouts & Guides, National Headquarters is established at National Youth Complex, Gadpuri which is well equipped with the Past memories of Scouting/Guiding stalwarts by displaying various photographs from its inception of the Scouting Organisation in India till date. The Documentation centre is having all the literature related to Scouting/Guiding and other valuable information. The centre is also displayed with various pioneering skilled based project and with different Mementos and Photographs of events which speaks about the History of Scouting In India.

 

RECREATIONAL FACILITIES:           

 

The National Youth Centre has a well furnished Library, Multi Purpose Dinning Hall, Colour T.V. Set, V.C.D. Player, P.A. System and well maintained camping site with natural sit-upon the logs all over along side with Adventure & Fun base activities.

 

EQUIPMENT SHOP:

 

The National Youth Centre has its own equipment shop caters to the need of Scout & Guides with availability of Uniform parts as per requirement, different literature on Scouting/Guiding and some gift items and souvenirs to depart with cherish memories after the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACCOMMODATION:

 

Tent accommodation is provided to the participants on raised cement platforms. Two Ground-Sheet, One Bucket, Mug and Broom is supplied in each tents. As per the requirement and demand, Blankets are supplied to the participants during winter. Staffs are accommodated in Permanent Huts with facility of full bedding to each individual. Every day Anti Mosquito Spray is done in the evening.

 

SANITATION:

 

Permanent toilet blocks are provided separately to male and female participants and staff. Staff toilets are well furnished with modern amenities. Regular cleaning and spray is done in all the Toilet Blocks.

 

CENTRAL MESS:

 

Permanent Kitchen with Provision store is available for the purpose to run Central Mess. Nutritious cooked food with balanced diet is served to the participants and staff from the Central Mess keeping in view the food habits of all parts of the Country. Only vegetarian food is served. It is also taken care of the fasting participants accordingly as per intimation well in advance to the Quartermaster of the camp.

 

MEDICAL FACILITY:

 

Services of Govt. Doctor with staff are available round the Clock during the event at National Youth Complex, Gadpuri with the support of Health Department, Govt. of Haryana, Palwal. To meet any emergency, First-Aid booth is well maintained at the Complex itself. Nearby Private Doctors, PHC & CHC with Civil Hospital facility available at Palwal and Ballabgarh respectively.

 

OTHER FACILITIES:

 

The National Youth Complex, Gadpuri is located on Delhi-Mathura Highway where transportation facility is available round the clock to reach Bus Stand and Railway Station. Police Station, Gadpuri is located just outside the complex. Services of Private Doctors are available at a stone’s throw from the Complex. For minor purchase of  camping stationeries, facility of PCO/STD/ISD Phones, requirement of fresh fruits, any eatables and drinks like tea, coffee, Mineral water, cold drinks are available just outside the campus of our National Youth Complex.

 

OTHER ATTRACTION:

 

Participants coming to National Youth Complex can visit the historic city of Taj i.e. Agra and see Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and in-between one who desire may visit holy cities of Mathura-Brindaban “The Birth Place of Lord Krishna” which have a serene and spritiual atmosphere etc. On the other side nearby is the India’s Capital Delhi with it’s past grandeur and present glory has much to offer to a tourist. The historical Red-Fort, majestic Qutab Minar, architectural Humayun’s Tomb & Jama Masjid, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple any many more. The nerve centre of people aspiration i.e. the Raj Ghat, the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House, Central Secretariat etc. Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi a must for every visitor specially transporting in Delhi Metro for a cherish memory.