Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors (YUVA) 2.0


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    • The Prime Minister’s Scheme for Mentoring Young Authors – YUVA 2.0 was launched .

    About Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors(YUVA) 2.0

    • The launch of YUVA 2.0 is in tune with the Prime Minister’s vision to encourage the youth to understand and appreciate India’s democracy. 
    • The National Book Trust (NBT), India, under the Ministry of Education as the Implementing Agency will ensure phase-wise execution of the Scheme under well-defined stages of mentorship.
    • It aims to promote reading, writing, and book culture in the country. 
    • Significance : It will help to develop a stream of writers who can write on a spectrum of subjects to promote the Indian heritage, culture, and knowledge system.
      • It will also provide a window to the aspiring youth to articulate themselves and present a comprehensive outlook of Indian Democratic values at domestic as well as international platforms.