What is Rastriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram Scheme?

  • The Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram Scheme is an ongoing Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and has been continuing since 12th Five Year Plan.
  • The Scheme aims to develop the personality and leadership qualities of the youth and to engage them in nation building activities.
  • The Scheme beneficiaries are the youth in the age-group of 15-29 years, in line with the definition of ‘youth’ in the National Youth Policy, 2014.
  • In case of programme components specifically meant for the adolescents, the age-group is 10-19 years.