Mera Yuva Bharat : Approved

  • The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister of India has approved the
    establishment of an autonomous body Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat).
  • Mera Yuva Bharat is an autonomous body will benefit the youth in the age group of 15-
    29 years, in line with the definition of ‘Youth’ in the National Youth Policy.
  • In case of programme components specifically meant for the adolescents, the
    beneficiaries will be in the age group of 10-19 years.
  • It will help in Setting the focus of the Government on Youth Led development and to
    make the Youth “active drivers” of development and not merely “passive recipients”.
  • It will be launched on 31st October, 2023 on National Unity Day.
  • The primary objective of Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat) is to make it a whole of
    Government platform for youth development.
  • Under the new arrangement, with access to resources & connection to opportunities,
    youth would become community change agents and nation builders allowing them to
    act as the Yuva Setu between the Government and the citizens.
  • It seeks to harness the Immense youth energy for nation building.