Youth Empowerment Programmes
Department of Youth Services is organizing various Youth Empowerment Programmes with the participation of youth like Youth Leadership Training Programmes, Youth Exchange Programmes, Youth Festivals etc.
District level competitions will be organized in the months of October/November. The First prize winners of District level competition will participate in the State level competition. The Winners of State Level Competitions will be sent to participate in the National Youth Festival which will be held in different states as decided by Goverment of India.
Youth Exchange Programmes
To facilitate the youth of one district to know about the culture and development of other districts, the Department of Youth Services so is organizing Inter District Youth Exchange Programmes every year. The Youth contingent from one District will be sent to another District to encourage them to visit various historic places, industries and other important Developments in the District. An amount of Rs. 25,000/- per District is allocated for the Youth Exchange Programme.
Apart from the above programmes, the Department is organizing from time to time, Youth Leadership Training Programmes, Seminars, Workshops, similarly Youth Exchange Programmes, AIDS Awareness Camps, Health Camps, Blood Donation Camps etc., are organized in association with active youth clubs and youth associations.
Presently there are 7 Youth Hostels in the state and located at Secunderabad, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal, Nagarjunasagar and Vizianagaram. Youth hostels are constructed by Government of India in every state. State Government provides 1.5 to 2.00 acres of land free of cost, amenities to the hostels like water, sanitary, approach roads, compound wall etc., accommodation are provided to the youth @ Rs.50/- per day per candidate.
Source: Telangana Government