Together Towards Tomorrow...


Nehru Yuva Kendras (‘Nehru Youth Centres’) were established in the year 1972. The organization is headquartered in Delhi. Later in year 1987 under Rajiv Gandhi Government it became Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) (‘Nehru Youth Central Associations’), an autonomous organization under Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, within the Government of India. This organization works to awaken the spirit of nation building and patriotism in the youth, especially in the rural areas.
It is largest and unique grassroot level youth organisation in the world, which integrates power of the youth based on the principle of voluntarism, self-help and community participation. By organizing 2.25 lakh activities in a year, the organization reaches out to more than one crore youth. The organization has formed a network of more than 80,000 active youth clubs and millions of activists are working in all the districts of the country. Every year 12000 workers are selected, trained and recruited and 20 to 30 workers are scattered in every district of the country.

Together towards tomorrow...

Founder: Government of India

Foundation Year: 1972

In the year 1987-88, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan(NYKS) was set up as an autonomous organization under the Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, to oversee working of these Kendras. NYKS is the largest grassroots level organization.


There are two main objectives of NYKS:


Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan has been working in various fronts of youth development with a variety of youth programmes of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and certain special programmes in coordination and cooperation of other ministries. Main focus has been on developing values of good citizenship, thinking and behaving in secular ways, skill development and helping youth to adopt a productive and organized behaviour.

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