The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is a branch of the Government of India which administers the Department of youth affairs and the Department of Sports in India. The ministry gives annual National Sports awards in various categories, including the Arjuna Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards
Application for IC-International Youth Exchange Programmes
The Department endeavours to create an international perspective among youth in collaboration with other countries and international agencies/ organizations on various youth issues. It helps in developing international perspective among the youth.
National Youth Awards are conferred every year on young individuals and NGOs for excellent work done for nation-building/ community service. A cash award of Rs. 50,000/-, a medal and a certificate of honour is given to each individual awardee.
Academic, Training and Capacity Building Programmes (RGNIYD)
Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) conducts a large number of training/ capacity building programmes (including training of trainers) catering to the need of youth across the country on various themes