Year End Review: Department of Youth Affairs


What is the news?

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has launched and taken part in several initiatives in 2021.

Several of these initiatives are:

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Programme (EBSB) 

National Youth Parliament Festival: It was organized to hear voices of youth through deliberations at district, state & national levels.

National Road Safety Month: It was observed by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) in coordination with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway.

The aim of the month long campaign was to create awareness among youth to improve and follow the safety measures on roads and provide opportunity to all stakeholders to contribute in road safety.

International Yoga Day 

Young Warrior Campaign: It was launched by CBSE together with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and UNICEF. The campaign aims to help the youth to assume a leadership role during a global pandemic, and instil a sense of strong leadership skills, empathy as well as social consciousness among the youth.

Namami Gange

Swachhta Pakhwada: It aims to create awareness about swachhta and facilitate implementation across the country and motivate youth in taking a lead role for undertaking cleanliness & hygiene campaigns by mobilizing local resources. 

Catch the Rain Campaign

Fit India Freedom Run 2.0: It was conducted by NYKS with the objective to encourage people to take up fitness activities such as running and sports in their daily lives and to  make people adopt a healthy and fit lifestyle. 

Constitution Day (Samvidhan Diwas)

Clean India Programme: It was organized by NYKS. The program is aimed at creating awareness, mobilization of people and ensuring their involvement in the Clean India initiative which is unique in terms of scale and participation.

Parakram Diwas 

Investor Education and Awareness Programme (Ministry of Corporate Affairs): Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) started a collaborative project.

The aim is to provide training on Investor Education, Awareness and Protection, Community Awareness to NYKS field functionaries and members of Youth Clubs to spread the message of Investor Education Awareness and Protection to the last mile.

Source: This post is based on the articleYear End Review: Department of Youth Affairspublished in PIB on 4th Jan 2022.

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