MERA YUVA BHARAT (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Government Scheme)

News-CRUX-10     13th October 2023        
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Context: Recently, the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister of India has approved the establishment of an autonomous body Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat).

Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat)

  • About: MY Bharat is an autonomous body.
  • Establishment: 2023.
  • Ministry: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
  • Aim: It will serve as an overarching enabling mechanism powered by technology for youth development and youth-led development.
  • Objective: The primary objective of Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat) is to make it a whole Government platform for youth development.
  • Beneficiaries: Youth in the age group of 15-29 years, in line with the definition of ‘Youth’ in the National Youth Policy.
  • In the case of programme components specifically meant for adolescents, the beneficiaries will be in the age group of 10-19 years.
  • It will provide equitable access to youth to actualize their aspirations and build Viksit Bharat across the entire spectrum of the Government.
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