National Youth Foundation (NYF) is a nationwide organisation that works in the area of childrens education, higher education, healthcare services, youth and womens welfare, rural sanitation, advocacy and more in India. They are active in 18 states in India.
Their activities in 2010-11 include:
UJAALA Literacy Programme: NYF continued with their endeavour to educate and rehabilitate destitute children through their UJAALA Literacy Programme. Under this programme they identify and establish UJAALA Centres in backward and remote areas where there are no proper facilities of education, food and rehabilitation for children. UJAALA Centres comprise of a minimum of 25 children who are provided with education, study materials, counselling, physical development activities, medical care and vaccinations. The Foundation has enrolled 74 children in four UJAALA Literacy Centres in Lucknow.
National School of Management and Governance: The Foundation launched a ‘National School of Management and Governance’ in Lucknow with the aim of imparting comprehensive and value-based education in management and governance at subsidised rates for youth from the rural and semi-urban parts of the country. A total of 54 students were extensively trained and prepared through their Accounts Foundation Programme in 2010-11. They also tied up with a leading university to promote subsidised professional programmes across India through NYF’s local chapters. The programmes are to be duly approved by the Distance Education Council, Government of India.
Computer Training Programme for Youth: A 3-month Computer Training Programme for youth was launched on 19th June, 2010, the third anniversary of the Foundation. The aim of organising this activity was to impart basic computer knowledge amongst youth hailing from nearby villages. A total of 12 batches were organised during the programme, with each batch lasting 15 days and training 20 people at a time. 240 youth benefited from this programme.
Additionally, the local chapters promoted by the National Youth Foundation accelerated their efforts and promoted various social welfare activities, awareness drives and campaigns. NYF received 33 applications from NGOs across the country for empanelment in 2010-11.
Income Rs35 lac
Expense Rs35 lac
Source : Audit Report 2013
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