Cabinet approves formation of Biju Yuva Vahini


Bhubaneswar:  Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday approved a sub-scheme Biju Yuva Vahini under Biju Yuva Sashaktikaran Yojna to reach out to youth at grass root level.

In this scheme, Youth will be encouraged to undertake various sporting activities at grass root level and also be encouraged to creatively involve in cultural programmes at Panchayat level to ensure a quality ambience for all-round growth. The programme would attempt to inculcate traits of good citizenship, develop leadership qualities, national character, comradeship and personality development among the youth. Youth in the age group of 15 to 35 can be an applicant to join the ‘Biju Yuva Vahini’. The total membership in one “Biju Yuva Vahini” should ideally range around 25 members. It will channelize the immense youth energy of the state towards nation-building activities. It intends to promote youth for volunteering and encourage them to be part of various social action projects and community engagement activities.