3rd Slum Yuva Daud (Download PDF)

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3rd Slum Yuva Daud was flagged of by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel which was started from Cross River Mall, Karkardooma and ended at Yamuna Sports Complex under Slum Campaign initiated of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan.

Key Facts

  • Around 5000 youth were participated in the marathon.
  • Slum Yuva Daud is aimed to encourage young players and utilize their skills and support to improve it.
  • Objective of Government behind it is to create model slums and create groups of youth so they can work as agents of change to work for the development of their respective slums/areas.
  • The Slum Yuva Daud is highlights pro-people schemes of the government across masses.
  • “Adopt a Slum” campaign involves groups such NSS, public schools, RWAs, NGOs and rotary clubs etc.
  • Total 11 Slum Yuva daud was planed and from that 3 were successfully completed.
  • The Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan has adopted slums among the 11 districts for their overall development with young volunteers.

Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan

  • Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) was founded in 1972 as an autonomous organization of the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports which works under Government of India.
  • Its main aim is to provide rural youth opportunity in building nation and to encourage their personality and talent.

- Published/Last Modified on: July 4, 2017

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