• Met Hon'ble President of India

  • Regional Conference, NEIR of YMCAs

  • Regional Conference SWIR of YMCAs

  • Dedication Ceremony of Birmingham Hostel

  • APAY NGS' Conference

  • National Students' Assembly

  • Regional Conference SEIR of YMCAs

  • International Work Camp with YMCA Taichung

Welcome to YMCA India

The YMCA Movement originally began in post-Industrial England of 19th century in London in the drapery establishment of M/s Hitchcock and Rodgers in which a young apprentice of 21, George Williams, took the initiative in organizing Bible classes in his bedroom in the nature of a mutual edification of the society which brought in a cohesive group of 12 of his co-workers from equal number of denominations of the christian church to form the Young Men’s Christian Association on June 6, 1844. The National Council of YMCAs of India was formed in Madras on February 21, 1891 through the initiative of David McConaughy. The headquarters shifted to Calcutta in May, 1902. In 1964 it shifted to New Delhi, its present location.

APAY NGS' Conference

Attended the APAY NGS' Conference during July 12-14, 2016 in Myanmar.  The Vision and Strategic Plan of the Indian YMCA Movement was presented and the same was received with great appreciation by those present.   A total of 12 NGS' from different countries participated.  Bishop Geevarghese Mar Kurilos from India was present as a resource person at the NGS' Conference.  NGS also visited YMCA Yangon and met  Mr. Sunny, General Secretary, who showed interest in entering into a partnership with the Indian YMCA Movement.

National Students' Assembly

The National President, Dr. Lebi Philip Mathew, inaugurated the National Students' Assembly held during July 12-14, 2016 in Kanyakumari almost after 9 years with a record participation of some 129 students from YMCAs across five Regions of the NCYI.  The KM Philip Kendra lived upto its reputation of hosting mega events by extending the facilities and creating the ideal atmosphere for the congregation of students for those three days of action-packed and fun-filled activities.  Mr. Ch.R.P. Manikumar, NGS, was present in their midst and was able to experience the youthful dynamism which such programmes inject into the National Movement from time to time.