Programmes for Youth Development

Sarbananda Sonowal
Sarbananda Sonowal

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has said that the following programmes are being implemented for promotion of youth development in the country : –
Sl. No. Name of the Scheme
1. Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS)
2. National Service Scheme (NSS)
3. National Youth Corps (NYC)
4. National Programme for Youth and Adolescent Development (NPYAD)
5. Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD)
6. International Co-operation including Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP)
7. Promotion of Scouts and Guiding
8. Youth Hostel (YH)
9. National Young Leaders Programme (NYLP)
10. Sports Authority of India (SAI)
11. Laxmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior (LNIPE)
12. Special Cash Awards to Medal Winners in International Sports Events Including
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
13. Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons
14. Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs)
15. Human Resource Development in Sports
16. National Sports Development Fund
17. Urban Sports Infrastructure Scheme (USIS)
18. Anti-Doping Activities [National Anti Doping Agency (NADA); National Dope
Testing Laboratory (NDTL); Scheme for contribution to World Anti Doping
Agency (WADA)]
19. Promotion of Sports among Disabled
20. SAI Stadia Renovation
21. National Institute of Sports Science & Sports Medicine
22. National Institute of Sports Coaching
23. National Physical Fitness Programme Resource Centre at LNIPE, Gwalior
24. Scheme for Identification & Nurturing of Sporting Talent in the Country
(INSTALL)
25. Enhancement of Sports Facility at J&K
26. Sports University in North-East
27. National Sports Talent Search System Programme
28. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA) 

He said, funds are being provided for implementatio n of the above programmes all over the country. The programmes for encouragement and development of youth are open for youth across the country including new, hilly and backward states. The programmes are implemented through various implementing agencies. Out of the above programmes, National Service Scheme (NSS) and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA) are Centrally Sponsored Schemes, under which funds are placed with State Governments. RGKA was introduced by restructuring the erstwhile Panchayat Yuva Krida aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA) Scheme and the same is being implemented since 2014-15. The details of the funds released under NSS and PYKKA/RGKA to States/UTs are given is:

Grants released to States/UTs under NSS programmes
S.No. Name of the State/UT Grants Released (in Rs.)
2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
1 Andaman & Nicobar 347700 — —
2 Andhra Pradesh 53914431 49333909 47073962
3 Arunachal Pradesh 3206250 3206250 3462750
4 Assam 11906046 11831063 —
5 Bihar — 8725457 —
6 Chandigarh 3161125 3107959 5283067
7 Chhattisgarh 17379554 23191875 23191575
8 Dadar & Nagar Haveli 252700 410310 470250
9 Daman & Diu 356250 621637 621637
10 Delhi 7861583 525000 53,70,900
11 Goa 4848682 — —
12 Gujarat 26667720 40162344 43366313
13 Haryana 17410920 — —
14 Himachal Pradesh 3228631 22923689 23501314
15 J & K 6898564 — —
16 Jharkhand 8446497 5300780 —
17 Karnataka 43637909 54035561 86342615
18 Kerala 28651137 44239125 44175074
19 Lakshadweep 356250 456758 —
20 Madhya Pradesh 21818761 42522431 36932362
21 Maharashtra 60738373 115052752 94854216
22 Manipur 5121023 5258250 —
23 Meghalaya 9486802 9426375 9426375
24 Mizoram 8229375 7406438 7598813
25 Nagaland 2261689 2340563 —
26 Orissa 16392916 26658188 —
27 Puducherry 3319182 2833362 2858026
28 Punjab 24837751 — 36035694
29 Rajasthan 29091976 47263375 —
30 Sikkim 4145382 4181063 —
31 Tamil Nadu 61269259 — 94576135
32 Telangana** — 33241688 32741915
33 Tripura 8249681 8208000 —
34 Uttar Pradesh 73066876 65748922 54900650
35 Uttarakhand 19915088 12362155 —
36 West Bengal 15515727 25236750 25236750

Details of funds released under PYKKA during 2013-14 and under RGKA during 2014-15 and 2015-16In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today the Minister said, in addition, funds are also released to State Governments under some components of National Programme for Youth and Adolescent Development (NPYAD), the details of which are given is:

(in Rs.)
Sl. Name of the State/UT 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
No. Released upto 30.11.2015
1. Andhra Pradesh 72700000 30561024 27450000
2. Arunachal Pradesh — 6800000 —
3. Assam — 12700000 —
4. Gujarat — 58370000 —
5. Haryana 51500000 30522318 —
6. Himachal Pradesh 38200000 17960000 7242949
7. Jammu & Kashmir — 11324700 —
8. Jharkhand — 2550000 —
9. Karnataka 130600000 59056993 —
10. Kerala — 41669356 —
11. Madhya Pradesh 372000000 88495641 —
12. Maharashtra — 51836656 —
13. Manipur — 14180470 4710000
14. Meghalaya 5500000 9888875 —
15. Mizoram 49100000 13325383 1774950
16. Nagaland 60000000 — —
17. Odisha 78000000 46960000 39012926
18. Punjab 15800000 34880000 11182664
19. Rajasthan — — 18487500
20. Sikkim 7900000 6060000 —
21. Tamil Nadu 154700000 — 3526000
22. Tripura 52100000 14456304 —
23. Uttar Pradesh 60700000 132475574 —
24. Uttrakhand 240400000 16978503 —
25. West Bengal — 51095703 —
26 . Telangana — 76000000 —

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