The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) has partnered with UNICEF to strengthen the Government of India’s resolution to mobilise 1 crore youth volunteers to attain the goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat. To promote volunteerism among the youth of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has signed a Statement of Intent with YuWaah (a multi-stakeholder platform formed by the UNICEF).
The partnership between the two will also help the transition of youth of India from education and learning to productive work, skilling and being active citizens. The partnership will support the young people in co-creating and implementing the solutions at scale while tackling education, skilling and unemployment challenges for young people in India. YuWaah in partnership with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports will help youth of India in building and leading their own agendas and thrive.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports: Kiren Rijiju.
- Executive Director of UNICEF: Henrietta H. Fore.