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Bharosa centre to study social media’s impact on youth

The state of Maharashtra recently announced that ‘Bharosa Centre’ would be launched in the state to monitor the impact of social media on youth. The proposed Centre would comprise a psychologist, woman police officer and counsellor in the Raigad district of the state to monitor the impact of social media on youth. The announcement was ..

International Mountain Day 2019

The International Mountain Day was adopted in 1992 as a part of the action plan Agenda 21 of the conference on Environment and Development. In 2002, the United Nations declared the year as United Nations International Year of Mountains, following which to further increase the attention to the importance of mountains among the people across ..

Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award

To recognize the spirit of adventure in the youth of India, the Government of India hands out the Tenzing Norgay Adventure Award every year. What are the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure awards? The Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards are awarded every year to acknowledge the achievements of citizens in adventure and risky activities. These awards ..

Short Note : Kaushal Yuva Samwaad

To commemorate the World youth Skills Day which falls on July 15 and celebrate the 4th Anniversary of the Skill India Mission, a “Kasuhal Yuva Samwaad” has been launched by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. This youth dialogue will be organized between July 8th and 10th and aims to create a dialogue with ..

Pocial initiative ‘#PowerOf18’ launched by Twitter India to boost youth engagement for 2019 General Elections

Twitter India has recently launched a new social initiative #PowerOf18, which aims to encourage youth to contribute in public debates and participate in civic engagement for the 2019 general elections. The #PowerOf18 will serve as a resource for young Indians to find more information about the elections, support social causes they are passionate about and ..

Free higher education to students who bring honor for the country in Sports events: Government

Government will provide free higher education to students from Universities and Colleges who bring recognition for the country at International and National level Sports events. Various guidelines in this regard have been approved and universities concerned will make special efforts in terms of completion of syllabus and attendance of the sports person due to loss ..

India’s anti-ragging portal unveiled

Government of India launched an anti-ragging website ‘www.antiragging.in’ which will facilitate students of various universities, colleges and professional institutes to register online complaints against ragging or harassment and seek quicker action. The portal will be managed by UGC. The portal has been built by the Aman Satya Kachroo Trust in collaboration with Rajendra Kachroo, father ..

“Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan”: Sports Ministry apportions Rs 77 crore

The Sports Ministry granted Rs 77 crore to 26 states for organizing annual sports competitions under the Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA) scheme.  The states include Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. The Scheme has so far covered around 52,000 village panchayats and ..