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Youth Club

Q. 1 What is Youth Club?

Reply : Youth Club is an association of youth who are striving towards the achievement of common goals and objectives. It is formed, managed and run by youth themselves for the growth and development of youth in particular and the community in general.

Q. 2 Why Youth Club ?

Reply  : Youth Club provides a platform for the youth in a particular area to come together, meet, discuss and plan activities for their own development as well as that of the society. Youth being the major human resource, their energies and potential should be channelized and mobilized for development of the nation through formation of Youth Clubs. Youth Clubs empower the youth.

Q. 3 What is the process of affiliation of the Youth Club with Nehru Yuva Kendra ?

Reply : Duly  formed  Youth Club may apply for affiliation along with the Memorandum of Association, Bye-laws, proceedings of the General Body meeting and list of members to NYK office. The application form for affiliation should be obtained from the District NYK.
The NYK will, after verification of all the documents, may issue Affiliation Certification number. The affiliation is reviewed periodically by NYK.

Q. 4 What are the key points for Sustaining Youth Club ?

Q. 5 What is the Management of Youth Club ?

Reply : In order to manage the Youth Club effectively, it need to have a Memorandum of Association, Byelaw, properly elected General Body, Executive Committee and other Subcommittees. The election of office bearers should be done in a democratic manner.

Q. 6 What is the suggestion of activities of Youth Clubs ?

Reply  : Activities of Youth Clubs can be broadly divided into programmes directly benefitting the youths towards their individual development and programmes benefitting the community. All the programmes of a club focus on either of them or both. Normally Youth Club thrive on their own programmes viz., the Youth Clubs themselves develop need based programmes and resources for conducting the programmes will be raised by themselves. Once a Youth Club is affiliated with NYK, the magnitude of programmes available for the Youth Club increases and they can be part and parcel of the NYK sponsored activities. On the basis of financial resource support or technical support to organize and activity, the programmes of a Youth Club can be classified into:

 Q. 7 What are the Self Assessment Tool for Youth Club ?

Reply  :  The functioning of Youth Club is not uniform everywhere. Some Youth Clubs are very active and are involved in multifaceted activities, whereas some engage only in sports or in arts. After one year of its existence, the Youth Clubs needs to assess itself to know where its stands and understand its strength and weakness. This will help the Youth Club to correct itself and work effectively.

Q. 8 Number of Youth Clubs affiliated with District Nehru Yuva Kendras in the country?

Reply:    As  per the  Youth Club  data  collection  exercise  carried  out during the 2012-13,   the  total number of   Youth Club are  2.62 lakhs. 

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