Programmes and activities conducted by NYKS fall in three broad categories:
• Regular Programmes : Funded by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports through annual budget, these are the core activities aimed at strengthening the Youth Club network and capacity building of youth club members. These programmes are mostly common to all NYKs
• Special Programmes : Implementation of the Schemes of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to further the cause of Youth Development and their participation in nation building activities.
• Convergence Initiatives/ Programmes : Programmes and Schemes of other Central Ministries, UN agencies and other funding organizations to provide opportunities to youth to ensure their greater role in the process of national development.
• Programmes and activities to be undertaken by District NYKs and Zonal Offices : Programmes, Activities and schemes will be undertaken by District NYKs and Zonal Offices with the support of various Departments of State Government, Local Bodies, UN Agencies, CSR initiatives and other funding organizations to make their contribution through Youth development endeavours in the nation building process.