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National Youth Awards on International Youth Day

Current context: Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports conferred the National Youth Awards on the occasion of International Youth Day on 12th August 2019.
National Youth Awards on International Youth Day 
  • The award has been conferred on individuals (aged between 15-29 years) and organizations for their contribution to areas of social service and development like health, community service, etc.
  • The Objective of the award is to encourage young people to develop responsibility to the community, inspire them towards national development and social service and improve their own personal potential as good citizens.
  • During the event, Kiren Rijiju also inaugurated a Photo Exhibition on “China through Eyes of Indian Youth - 2019” which showed a collection of photos taken by youth delegates who participated in the Youth Exchange Program to China.
  • A cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-, a medal and, a certificate is given to individuals, a youth organization includes a medal, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 2,00,000/-.
  • 3 awards were also given to individuals for the Photo Exhibition on “China through Eyes of Indian Youth - 2019”.

Question: 

Q.1 National Youth Award is conferred by which department/Ministry of Government of India?
a. Ministry of Labour and Employment
b. Ministry of Human Resource Development
c. Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports
d. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise
National Youth Awards on International Youth Day National Youth Awards on International Youth Day Reviewed by Neha on August 13, 2019 Rating: 5

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