I.A.S (Retd.)
Union Minister of State For Water Resources River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs Government Of India New Delhi.

YOUTH AFFAIRS AND SPORTS

Question No - 1576
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Answered Date : 03-08-2010
Subject : STATUS OF NEW NEHRU YUVA KENDRA

 

Will the Minister of YOUTH AFFAIRS AND SPORTS be pleased to state:-


(a) the number of Nehru Yuva Kendras (NYKs) functioning in the country, State-wise, district-wise; 

(b) the number of posts lying vacant at various levels at NYKs alongwith the reasons thereof and the action taken to fill these posts, State-wise; 

(c) the present status of expansion of NYKs to be set up in all the districts of the country alongwith the steps taken in this regard; 

(d) the present status of new scheme “National Youth Corps” (NYC) which is to be rolled out during the current financial year; and 

(e) the steps taken by the Government to recruit district youth coordinators in all the States?
ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH AFFAIRS AND SPORTS (SHRI PRATIK PRAKASHBAPU PATIL) 

(a) As on date, 501 Nehru Yuva Kendras (NYKs) are functioning in different districts and States, throughout the country as per the details Annexed. 

(b) 431 posts are lying vacant in NYKS at present. Posts lying vacant at various level at Nehru Yuva Kendras have recently been regularized by the Competent Authority. Vacancies in the grades are being filled up by promotion, transfer on deputation/ contract in accordance with the Recruitment Rules. Posts earmarked to be filled up by promotion/ deputation have recently been filled up. Similarly, the process of filling up vacancies to be filled up through direct recruitment /contract is being taken up. 

(c) It is proposed to seek the approval of Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) for opening of 122 new Nehru Yuva Kendras in the uncovered districts of the country. 

(d) The Government has launched the new Scheme ‘National Youth Corps’ (NYC) during the current financial year 2010-11. Under the Scheme, till date, 9315 volunteers have been selected, trained and deployed in different districts including new 122 Districts where District Kendra Offices are yet to be opened. 

(e) All State Governments have been requested to recommend name of suitable officers of the State Government/ Autonomous Bodies of the State Government or Government Colleges for consideration for their appointment as District Youth Coordinators (DYCs) on deputation basis. Further, process has also been initiated as per the provisions of Recruitment Rules for appointment of District Youth Coordinator (DYCs) on the basis of direct recruitment/ short term contract.