(The Gist of PIB) National Youth Awards

    (The Gist of PIB) National Youth Awards

National Youth Awards

  • The Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju conferred the National Youth Awards 2016-17 upon the following 20 individuals and 3 organizations. 

Key highlights 

  • It was given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Department of Youth Affairs. 
  • 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 service, such as health, promotion of human rights, active citizenship, community service etc. 
  • To motivate young people to achieve excellence in the field of national development and social service. 
  • 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. 2,00,000/-. 


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