YUVA SANGAM (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Schemes)

News-CRUX-10     27th November 2023        
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Context: The Ministry of Education kick-started the 3rd phase of Yuva Sangam with a delegation of 50 students belonging to diverse parts of Madhya Pradesh traveling to West Bengal for a cultural cum education tour.

Yuva Sangam

  • About: Yuva Sangam initiative endeavors to promote experiential learning and introduce youth to the rich diversity of our country. 
  • Aim: To provide an immersive experience into the unique facets of life, development landmarks, architectural and engineering marvels, industrial progress and recent achievements in the host state with the focus being on people to people connect.
  • Part of: Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat

  • About: The initiative ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ was announced by Hon'ble Prime Minister on 31st October, 2015 on the occasion of the 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. 
  • Ministry: Ministry of Education.
  • Aim: To enhance interaction & promote mutual understanding between people of different states/UTs through the concept of state/UT pairing.
  • Activities: Each state and union territory in the nation will be matched with another state/union territory for a designated period, during which they will engage in organized interactions encompassing language, literature, cuisine, festivals, cultural events, tourism, and more.