Under mission youth government is trying to empower the young generation especially in the rural areas. Recently the government said that transforming the youth of J&K into ambassadors of innovation, peace and development is must.
Mission Youth is a holistic program to bring the interests and empowerment of youth to the centre of policy making.
Mission Youth has been established as a specialized agency by the J & K Government aimed to simultaneously achieve the twin goals of harnessing the rich demographic dividend and transforming youth of J&K into ambassadors of innovation, peace and development through various interventions for Youth Engagement and Outreach.
All the interventions rolled out under Mission Youth are specially customized for the youth, conceived on modern, novel lines and implemented through innovative techniques so that these interventions are able to strike a chord with the youth. Mission Youth, thus, has been perceived by the youth as a beneficial initiative with which they are enthusiastically engaging.
Under Mission Youth, the Government has launched a Youth data Portal for creating a database of youth so as to map their support requirements as per their needs and aspirations. 10 District Youth Centres have been approved for youth engagement at district level. Furthermore, Super 75 scholarship scheme for both girls and boys has been initiated under which a scholarship to the tune of one lakh is being provided to meritorious students from BPL background. A provision for assistance of youth in reputed coaching institutes for upsc and state psc exams under the aegis of Parvaaz Scheme has also been established under Mission Youth.