National Youth Awards

  1. The Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports(I/C) has conferred the National Youth Awards.
  2. The awards were conferred on individuals(aged between 15-29 years) and organizations for excellent work and contribution in different fields of development and social services.
  3. The objective of the awards is (a)to motivate young people to achieve excellence in the field of national development and social service (b)to develop a sense of responsibility to the community and (c)to give recognition to the outstanding work done by voluntary organizations working with the youth for national development including social service.
  4. The individual award comprises of a medal, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs.50,000/-.The award to a youth organisation includes a medal, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs.2 lakh.