The central government is planning to launch a new National Youth Empowerment Scheme for the youth. Under this N-YES scheme, Govt. Will provide 1 year compulsory military training (with stipend) to all 10th and 12th pass candidates. This training will be an “essential qualification” after class X and XII to secure jobs in defence, police and paramilitary forces. This PM scheme is expected to enroll 10 lakh youth for training every year.
Modi government. Wants that Indian youth should inculcate the spirit of “Nationalism” and contribute in fulfilling the dream of “New India by 2022”. In addition, the N-YES scheme will also focus on providing a “disciplined” and nationalistic “force of youth”.
This scheme will also result in optimization of the “Indian Demographic Benefit”. Modi government. There are also plans to provide incentives to students who have just passed class 10th and 12th and have enrolled themselves in a college.
Modi N-Yes Scheme – 1 Year Compulsory Military Training
The important features and salient features of National Youth Empowerment Scheme (NYES) are as follows:-
- Modi government. The N-Yes is considering a proposal to enroll 10 lakh youth annually in the military training program under the scheme.
- N-YES scheme will fulfill the objectives of having disciplined, dedicated, hardworking and nationalistic “power of youth”.
- All the youth will be given military training for a period of 1 year. Along with this training lasting 12 months, all the participants will also get a stipend.
- The N-YES scheme will be an “essential qualification” for all those who want to get jobs in defence, police and paramilitary forces.
- Most importantly, N-YES will inculcate the values of discipline, nationalism and self-respect in the youth. This scheme will especially benefit those Indians who belong to rural areas, especially women.
- All the youth will also be taught concepts of disaster management, vocational and IT skills, Ayurveda, Yoga and ancient Indian philosophy.
- The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had already held a meeting on the proposed plan in the last week of June 2021.
- Representatives from Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) and Ministry of Defense participated in the meeting.
According to the Modi government, this proposal is a necessary step towards making India a “Vishwaguru” and fulfilling the PM’s dream of New India 2022. Will also consider another proposal which pertains to strengthening the existing National Cadet Corps (NCC).