- Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in collaboration with Ministry of Home Affairs today organised 14th Tribal Youth Exchange Programme for the development of Tribal Youth in New Delhi.
- The aim of the programme is to sensitize tribal youth to rich cultural heritage of the country and to enable them to appreciate the concept of unity in diversity.
- Its objective is also to expose them to development activities and industrial advancement and help the tribal youth to develop emotional linkages with their peer groups in another part of the country and enhance their self-esteem.
- 220 selected youth in the age group of 18 to 22 years are participating in the program from Left Wing Extremism-affected districts of Sukma and Rajnandgaon of Chhattisgarh, Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh, and Jamui of Bihar.
- The duration of each Tribal Youth Exchange Programme is of 7 days.
- Speaking on occasion, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur said that the vision of Prime Minister Modi’s Ek Baharat Shrestha Bharat must be taken forward and the government plans to send youth to different villages at the border so that they can spend at least a day there.
14th Tribal Youth Exchange Programme held in New Delhi
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