Financial Assistance for Promotion of Youth Activities and Training (FAPYAT)

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has various schemes to assist the youth and encourage them to promote national integration and eradicate social evils.

The scheme of FAPYAT will have the following sub-components:

  1. Vocational Training: The objective is to develop leadership qualities, to prevent the migration of rural youths to cities by making them realize the importance of agriculture, and to enable entrepreneurs to learn modern methods of training.
  2. Entrepreneurship Development: The aim is to promote an understanding of the process of entrepreneurship among the youth, to equip the youth with skills for designing and planning projects, and to help unemployed youth.
  3. Exhibition: The objectives are to project the contributions made by youth in development activities, to channelize active participation in nation building activities, and to provide a platform for displaying their skills.

Under the scheme financial assistance would be provided under normative pattern.

The age criteria for youths to join these training programmes are between 15-35 years.

The eligible NGO will submit its application along with requisite documents, with the recommendations of any of the following:

State Government, UT Administration, District Collector/DM, NYK, NSS Regional Centre.

Application must be sent to: Deputy Secretary/Director (Training), Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi