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

News-CRUX-10     1st November 2023        
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Context: Recently, the Prime Minister Shri of India launched the 'Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat)’ platform for the youth of the country at Kartavya Path on National Unity Day.

Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat)’ Platform

  • About: It is an autonomous body that will benefit the youth in the age group of 15-29 years, in line with the definition of ‘Youth’ in the National Youth Policy. 

o Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat) is  'Phygital Platform' (physical + digital) comprising physical activity along with an opportunity to connect digitally.

  • Aim of the platform: to provide youth with an opportunity to play an active role in various Government programmes.
  • Vision: 'Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat)’ is envisioned as a pivotal, technology-driven facilitator for youth development and youth-led development, with the overarching goal of providing equitable opportunities.
  • It envisions a framework where the youth of our country can seamlessly connect with programs, mentors, and their local communities. 

Objectives

  • To make it a whole Government platform dedicated to the advancement of the youth. Its objectives include:
  • Leadership Development in the Youth
  • Improve the leadership skills through experiential learning by shifting from isolated physical interaction to programmatic skills
  • Investing in youth to make them social innovators, and leaders in the communities
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