The National Bank Trust (NBT), India, under the Ministry of Education has been made the implementing agency for YUVA 2.0.
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The Education Ministry on Sunday launched the Pradhan Mantri Yuva Writer Guidance Scheme Yuva 2.0. It aims at young and emerging Writers It has to be trained to promote reading, writing and book culture in the country. A senior ministry official said, Youth 2.0 Project (Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav) to bring forth the vision of the younger generation of writers on the theme of Democracy (Institutions, Events, People, Constitutional Values – Past, Present and Future) ) is part of.
The official further said that this scheme will create a group of writers who can write on diverse subjects to promote Indian heritage, culture and knowledge system. He further said, ‘India tops this category with 66 percent youth population. These people are waiting for the opportunity to build the nation. There is an urgent need for us to take initiatives at the highest level with the intention of guiding young writers. In this context YUVA 2.0 will go a long way in laying the foundation for the future leaders of the creative world.
The plan will be implemented phase-wise
The National Bank Trust (NBT), India, under the Ministry of Education has been made the implementing agency for YUVA 2.0. Its task is to implement the scheme phase-wise under the mentioned phases of mentorship given to the Yuva Yojana. The books prepared under this scheme will be published by NBT.
Ensuring exchange of culture and literature, the book will also be translated into other Indian languages, which will promote ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’. Selected young writers will interact with some of the best writers in the world. Apart from this they will participate in literary festivals etc.
This plan will help in creating a chain of writers who can cover the past, present and future on various aspects of democracy in India. In addition, it will also provide a window for the youth to express themselves and present a broader vision of Indian democratic values in domestic and international fora.
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