National Tribal Youth Exchange Programme

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News: 12th National Tribal Youth Exchange Programme was inaugurated in Puducherry

Facts:

About National Tribal Youth Exchange Programme

  •  It is organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) along with state/UT government
  • Aim: To ensure development and empowerment of the tribal youths

Objectives:

  • To expose tribal youth to the technological and industrial advancement that has taken place in different states
  • To sensitize the tribal youth about their rich traditional & cultural heritage
  • To provide exposure to industry and Skill Development programme

Additional Information:

Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS)

  • The scheme of Nehru Yuva Kendra for each district in India started in 1972.
  •  It functions under the Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports
  • Objective: providing rural youth avenues to take part in the process of nation building and opportunities for the development of their personality and skills.