Aug. 13, 2019

The Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju conferred the National Youth Awards 2016-17 upon the following 20 individuals and 3 organizations.


  • Given by: The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Department of Youth Affairs. 

  • Recipients: The awards were conferred on individuals (aged between 15-29 years) and organizations for excellent work and contribution in different fields of development and social service, such as health, promotion of human rights, active citizenship, community service etc. 

  • Objective of the awards: To motivate young persons to achieve excellence in the field of national development and social service. 

  • Cash prize: The individual award comprises of a medal, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-. The award to a youth organisation includes a medal, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 2,00,000/-. 

Source : PIB