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YuWaah Platform launched

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  • September 24, 2020
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YuWaah Platform launched

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Welfare schemes

In news

  • Recently, the Government has launched YuWaah.
  • It is a multi-stakeholder platform to make young people career ready.
  • Launched by: The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • A ‘Statement of Intent’ has also been signed to establish Generation Unlimited in India (YuWaah).

Objectives of YuWaah

  • Providing career guidance support to young people through career portal.
  • Job-readiness and self-exploration sessions to make young people career-ready.
  • Supporting young people by providing entrepreneurship classes with successful entrepreneurs and experts.
  • Creating linkages with aspirational economic opportunities to connect young people with jobs or self-employment. For this, innovative solutions and technology platforms will be engaged to maximize the scale and reach.
  • Upskilling young people on 21st century skills, life skills, digital skills and supporting them through self-learning, for their productive lives and the future of work.

Important value additions

Generation Unlimited in India (GenU – YuWaah)

  • It was founded in September 2018.
  • Aim: To transform education, employment and entrepreneurial outcomes for young people around the world at a global and local level
  • It was launched by UNICEF at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

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