Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports


The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, a branch of the Government of India, which administers Department of youth affairs and Department of Sports in India The ministry also overlooks the organisation of Commonwealth 2010 games As of July 2016, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports is the Minister of State Independent Charge Vijay Goel234

The ministry also gives the annual National Sports awards in various categories, including the Arjuna Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards5

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Department of Youth Affairs
    • 21 Definition of Youth
    • 22 Organisations
    • 23 Programmes
  • 3 Department of Sports
    • 31 Organisations
  • 4 Ministers of Youth Affairs and Sports
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Historyedit

The Ministry was set up as the Department of Sports at the time of organisation of 1982 Asian Games New Delhi Its name was changed to the Department of Youth Affairs & Sports during celebration of the International Youth Year, 1985 It became a separate Ministry on 27 May 2000 Subsequently, In 2008, the Ministry has been bifurcated into Department of Youth Affairs and Department of Sports under two separate Secretaries6

Department of Youth Affairsedit

Unlike the sports department, many of the functions of the department are related to other ministries, like Ministry of Education, Employment & Training, Health and Family Welfare thus it functions largely as a facilitator for youth building

It gives two awards, Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award and Indira Gandhi NSS Award7

Definition of Youthedit

The United Nations defines "Youth" as 15–24 years8 and in the Commonwealth, it is 15–29 years In order to use a definition more in line with these international standards, the Draft NYP 2012 changes the definition from 13–35 years to 16–30 years9 The draft NYP 2012 plans to divide the age bracket of 16–30 years into three groups10

Organisationsedit

  • Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan 11
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development12

Programmesedit

  • Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram: Merge of schemes National Youth Corps, Youth Hostels etc
  • National Programme for Youth and Adolescent Development NPYAD: introduced 2008-0913
  • National Service Scheme NSS
  • National Youth Corps 14
  • International Youth Exchange Program 14
  • National Youth Festival 15
  • Urban Sports Infrastructure Scheme USIS: a pilot project in 2010–11 to provide funding for infrastructure and improvements16
  • Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan17
  • Promotion of Scouting & Guiding: The national headquarters of The Bharat Scouts and Guides BSG is recognised by the Government of India as the apex body in the field of Scouting and Guiding in India14
  • Youth Hostels 14

Department of Sportsedit

The department also gives away the National sports awards, including Special Awards to Medal Winners in International Sports Events, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy, Dhyanchand Award for Lifetime achievement in Sports and Games, Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar181920

Organisationsedit

  • Sports Authority of India 21
  • National Anti Doping Agency NADA 22
  • Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education 23
  • National Dope Testing Laboratory NDTL 24

Ministers of Youth Affairs and Sportsedit

  • Mamata Banerjee 1991 – 1993
  • Uma Bharti 7 November 2000 – 25 August 2002
  • Sunil Dutt 2004 – 200525
  • Mani Shankar Aiyar 2005 – 2009
  • M S Gill 28 May 2009 – 18 January 2011
  • Ajay Maken 19 January 2011 – 28 October 2012
  • Jitendra Singh 29 October 2012 – 25 May 2014
  • Sarbananda Sonowal 20 May 2014 – 23 May 2016
  • Jitendra Singh 23 May 2016 - 5 July 2016
  • Vijay Goel 5 July 2016 – present

See alsoedit

  • Ministry of Sports

Referencesedit

  1. ^ http://indiabudgetgovin/ub2017-18/eb/stat3apdf
  2. ^ "Council Of Ministers_Who's Who_indiagovin"
  3. ^ "Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports" Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  4. ^ "Portfolio of Modi government ministers: Vijay Goel appointed as the new Sports Minister", The Financial Express, 5 July 2016 
  5. ^ "2013 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards" Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports 22 August 2013 Retrieved 2014-08-04 
  6. ^ "Introduction" Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  7. ^ "Awards" Department of Youth Affairs Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  8. ^ "Youth" UNESCO Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  9. ^ Prasad Joshi 13 February 2013 "Draft National Youth Policy 2012 seeks a shift in youth age bracket" Indian Express Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  10. ^ "Draft policy redefines 16-30 age group as youth" Deccan Herald 31 May 2012 Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  11. ^ "Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan" National Portal of India Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  12. ^ "About RGNIYD" Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  13. ^ "Grants to NGOs" Press Information Bureau, Government of India 27 July 2010 Retrieved 26 June 2014 
  14. ^ a b c d "Promotion of Scouting & Guiding" Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Archived from the original on 14 August 2014 Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  15. ^ "About Department" Department of Youth Affairs Archived from the original on 14 August 2014 Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  16. ^ "Urban Sports Infrastructure Scheme" Government of India, Press Information Bureau 21 August 2012 Retrieved 26 June 2014 
  17. ^ "Objectives of PYKKA" Government of India, Press Information Bureau 11 March 2013 Retrieved 26 June 2014 
  18. ^ "Awards" Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Archived from the original on 14 August 2014 Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  19. ^ "National Sports Awards to be Presented on 31st August, 2013" Press Information Bureau, Government of India 30 August 2013 Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  20. ^ "C&W: Cricket News" wwwcricketandwicketcom Retrieved 2017-06-05 
  21. ^ "Sports Authority of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports" Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  22. ^ "NADA: National Anti Doping Agency" Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  23. ^ "LNIPE Gwalior MP" Archived from the original on 20 October 2014 Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  24. ^ "National Dope Testing Laboratory NDTL" Retrieved 2014-08-13 
  25. ^ "Current Lok Sabha Members Biographical Sketch" Webarchiveorg Archived from the original on 12 November 2007 Retrieved 2013-07-12 CS1 maint: Unfit url link

External linksedit

  • Official website

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