Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Republic of India

07/08/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/08/2019 04:02

National Youth Corps

National Youth Corps (NYC) is a scheme of the Department of Youth Affairs implemented through Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS). National Youth Volunteers (NYVs) are engaged under the scheme National Youth Corps (NYC) initially for a period of 01 year extendable upto 02 years on an honorarium of ₹ 5,000/- per month. Total number of applications received, NYVs selected and those hailing from SC, ST & Other Backward classes during the last three years are as follows:

Year

No. of applicants

Total NYVs selected

NYVs from different categories

SC

ST

OBC

2016-17

63916

10081

1509

986

2832

2017-18

67695

11191

1932

1381

3871

2018-19

71696

8294*

1682

1207

3605

* 1st year volunteers continued in the 2nd year

This Information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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