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Government to bring new National Youth Policy

New Delhi, Jan 7 : The government will soon bring a new National Youth Policy with a view to empowering the country's young to achieve their full potential, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Jitendra Singh said Tuesday.


"The government of India through the new National Youth Policy, also intends to promote social entrepreneurship as an attractive employment proposition and to create an enabling policy regime for setting up of venture funds and provide angel investment that the social entrepreneurs require," Singh said.

He was speaking at the "Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014" event here, organised jointly by the ministries of Overseas Indian Affairs and Youth Affairs, and managed by industry chamber FICCI.

The new policy will focus, among others, on developing the youth into a productive work force by providing the right education and skills and promoting entrepreneurship. It will seek to develop a strong and healthy generation through effective healthcare and promotion of a healthy lifestyle and sports, and facilitate their participation in governance process, said Singh.

--IANS (Posted on 07-01-2014)

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