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