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YUVA- (Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors) Mentorship programme

31st May, 2021 Welfare schemes

GS PAPER II: Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections of the population by the Centre and States and the Performance of these Schemes; Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of these Vulnerable Sections.

Context: The Ministry of Education launched YUVA- Prime Minister’s Scheme For Mentoring Young Authors.

About YUVA Programme:

  • It is an Author Mentorship programme to train young and budding authors belows 30 years.
  • The YUVA (Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors) aim to encourage young writers to write about India's freedom struggle.
  • It will encourage young generation to write about freedom fighters, and incidents associated with freedom struggle.
  • YUVA is a part of India@75 Project to bring to the fore the perspectives of the young generation of writers on themes like Unsung Heroes, Freedom Fighters, Unknown and Forgotten Places.