Mera Yuva Bharat

Mera Yuva Bharat

This article covers “Daily Current Affairs” and the topic details “Mera Yuva Bharat”. This topic has relevance in the Government Policies section of the UPSC CSE exam.

For prelims:

  • Mera Yuva Bharat
    For mains:
  •  General Studies-02
  • Government Policies and Plans
    Why in the news?
  •  Recently, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister approved the setting up of an autonomous body named ;Mera Yuva Bharat (MY India).

Key points:


  • It seeks to serve as an all-encompassing technology-driven mechanism for youth development and youth-led development, as well as to realize
    youth aspirations by granting them equal access and creating a developed India across all facets of government.

Age group targeted:

  • Young people between the ages of 15 and 29 will benefit from it, according to the National Youth Policy’s definition of ; The target audience for program elements created especially for teenagers will be people between the age group of 10-19 years.


  • It will involve youth, and the principles of a whole of government approach; (activities supported by all branches of government) will serve
    as a guide for their empowerment.
  • The primary objective of Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat) is to make it a whole of Government platform for youth development. Under the new

arrangement, with access to resources & connection to opportunities, youth would become community change agents and nation builders allowing them to act as the Yuva Setu between the Government and the citizens. It seeks to harness the immense youth energy for nation- building. Mera Yuva Bharat Need:

  • In order to engage youth and empower them in a rapidly changing world characterised by high-velocity communications, social media, new digital opportunities, and emerging technologies, the government has decided to establish an overarching enabling mechanism in the form of a new Autonomous Body, namely Mera Yuva Bharat (MY Bharat) Expected impact
  • Under the new system, youth will become community change agents and nation builders thanks to access to resources and opportunities, allowing them to act as young people’s liaisons between the public and the government.
  • Improve the leadership skills through experiential learning by shifting from isolated physical interaction to programmatic skills
  • Communities will have leaders and social innovators if they invest more in youth as active forces for development. Young people will be able to
    participate in development as ;active drivers; as opposed to just passive recipients; if there is a focus on youth-led development.
  • It aims to better synchronize community needs and aspirations for young people
  •  In addition, it will bring in increased efficiency through a combination of current programs and serve as a one-stop shop for youth and ministries.
    Source: PIB

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    Preliminary Exam Questions-
    Q.01 Consider the following statements regarding Mera Yuva Bharat:
    1. Recently, approved the setting up of an autonomous body named Mera
    Yuva Bharat(MY INDIA) under the chairmanship of the Defence Minister

2. In line with the definition of youth: given in the National Youth Policy, youth in the age group of 15-29 years will benefit from it.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a) Only 1
b) Only 2
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer – B
Question-02. With reference to Mera Yuva Bharat, consider the following statements:
1. It aims to act as a comprehensive enabling mechanism driven by technology for youth development and youth-led development
2. It will engage the youth and their empowerment will be guided by the principles of  whole government approach (activities supported from all
sections of government).
3. The main goal of My India is to make it a holistic government platform for youth development. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a) Only 1 and 2
b) Only 2 and 3
c) Only 3
d) All of the above.
Answer: (D)
Main Exam Question-
Q.03- Examine the significance of, Mera Yuva Bharat youth will be able to be community change agents and nation builders due to access to resources and opportunities

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