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December 11, 2018

Achievements of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy during 2018

Year End Review 2018 : Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

India attains global 4th and 5th positions in wind and solar power installed capacities; India now at 5th global position for overall installed renewable energy capacity

A total of 101.83 billion units of power were generated in the country during the year 2017-18 from renewable energy

The Government has declared the trajectory of bidding 60 GW capacity of solar energy and 20 GW capacity of wind energy by March 2020,leaving two years’ time for execution of projects.

Keeping in view our commitment to a healthy planet and our Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India made a pledge that by 2030, 40% of installed power generation capacity shall be based on clean sources, it was determined that 175 GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed by 2022. This includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from bio-power and 5 GW from small hydro power.

The substantial higher capacity target will ensure greater energy security, improved energy access and enhanced employment opportunities. With the accomplishment of this ambitious target, India will become one of the largest Green Energy producers in the world, even surpassing several developed countries.The Share of Renewable Energy in overall installed capacity in the country as on 31.10.2018 is given below:

Source Installed Capacity (GW) Percentage
Thermal 221.76 GW (63.84%)
Nuclear 6.78 GW (1.95%)
Hydro 45.48 GW (13.09%)
Renewable 73.35 GW (21.12%)
Total 347.37 GW (100%)
  • A total of around 73.35 GW of renewable energy capacity has been installed in the country as on October, 2018 from all renewable energy sources which includes around 34.98 GW from Wind, 24.33 GW from solar, 4.5 GW from Small Hydro Power and 9.54 GW from Bio-power. Further, projects worth 46.75 GW capacity have been bid out/under installation. The Government has declared the trajectory of bidding 60 GW capacity of solar energy and 20 GW capacity of wind energy till 31.03.2020. Projects worth each 30 GW solar power and 10 GW wind power capacity would be bid out each in the year 2018-19 & 2019-20.
  • This has given assurance to the renewable energy developers & investors community about long term commitment & planning of the Government in the RE sector encouraging them to make risk free investments in the country. Status of projects as on October, 2018 is given below:
Sector Target (GW) Installed capacity (GW) as on 31.10.2018 Under Implementation (GW) Tendered (GW) Total Installed/ Pipeline (GW)
Solar Power 100 24.33 13.8 22.8 60.93
Wind power 60 34.98 7.02 2.4 44.4
Bio Energy 10 9.54 0 0 9.54
Small Hydro 5 4.5 0.73 0 5.23
Total 175 73.35 21.55 25.2 120.1
  • India has 5th Global position for overall installed renewable energy capacity, 4th position for wind power and 5th position for solar power.
  • Registered lowest ever solar tariffs in India of Rs.2.44 per unit in reverse auctions carried out by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in May 2017, for 200 MW and again in July, 2018, for 600 MW.Registered lowest ever wind tariff of Rs.2.43 per unit in a tender of 500 MW project by Gujarat Government in the month of December 2017.
  • The cumulative renewable energy installed capacity has increased from 35.51 GW as on 31.03.2014 to 73.35 GW as on 31.10.2018 (increase of around 106% during last four &a half years). The capacity addition of over 37.84 GW grid connected renewable power has been achieved during last four & half years (2014-15 to 2018-19) which includes 21.7 GW from Solar Power, 13.98 GW from Wind Power, 0.7 GW from Small Hydro Power and 1.5 GW from Bio-power.The year wise capacity addition is given below-

GRID CONNECTED POWER

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OFF-GRID/CAPTIVE POWER (in MWeq)

S. No. Sector Cumulative
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2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 Capacity(as on 31.10.2018)
1. Waste to Energy 12.00 14.13 12.21 5.50 3.13 175.28
2. Biomass Gasifiers 6.76 12.54 4.30 0.92 0.00 163.37
3. SPV Systems 60.00 87.67 115.50 216.63 96.11 767.51
  • A total of 101.83 billion units of power were generated in the country during the year 2017-18 from all renewable energy sources as compared to 61.78 billion units generated in 2014-15 (increase of around 65% during last four years). Share of renewable energy in terms of overall power generation has reached to around 8% from 5.5% in 2014-15
  • Further, 62.66 BU of energy is generated during 2018-19 upto August 2018.Year wise details of renewable energy generation are given in following table:-
Year Overall Generation (in BU) Renewable Generation (in BU) % share of RE
2014-15 1110.18 61.78 5.56
2015-16 1172.98 65.78 5.60
2016-17 1241.38 81.54 6.56
2017-18 1303.37 101.83 7.81
2018-19(up to Aug 2018) 590.04 62.66 10.62
  • On 14thJune, 2018,the Ministry of Power has notified the long term RPO trajectory from 2019-20 to 2021-22. The year-wise RPO levels are as under:
Long term RPO trajectory 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
Non-solar 10.25% 10.25% 10.50%
Solar 7.25% 8.75% 10.50%
Total 17.50% 19.00% 21.00%
  • Issued guidelines for procurement of solar and wind power through tariff based competitive bidding process involving reverse e-auction.
  • Issued order on waiving the Inter State Transmission Systems charges and losses for inter-state sale of solar and wind power for projects to be commissioned by March 2022.
  • Notified standards for deployment of solar photovoltaic systems/devices.

SOLAR ENERGY

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  • The Government has revised the target of Grid Connected Solar Power Projects from 20,000 MW by the year 2021-22 to 100,000 MW by the year 2021-22 under the National Solar Mission.
  • The country currently has the fifth highest solar installed capacity in the world with total installed capacity of 24.33 GW as on October, 2018 against a target of 100 GW by 2022. Further, 22.8 GW capacity is under implementation or have been tendered out.
  • The Ministry plans to bid out remaining solar power capacity in 2018-19 and 2019-20, so that bidding gets completed for entire 100 GW capacity additions by March 2020, leaving two years’ time for execution of projects.

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  • The tariff for grid-connected solar power projects is determined through competitive bidding process involving reverse e-auction.  This has helped in bringing down the tariff significantly. The lowest solar tariff discovered as on date is Rs. 2.44/kWh in July 2018 in ISTS based bidding of solar projects in India. The solar tariff has come down from around Rs 18/kWh in 2010 to Rs. 2.44/kWh in 2018 due to various factors like economies of scale, assured availability of land and power evacuation systems etc.
  • Solar Parks are being set up in the country. 47 solar parks of aggregate capacity 26,694 MW has been approved in 21 States up to November, 2018.Over 1,00,000 lakh acres of land identified for various solar parks out of which over 75,000 acres have been acquired. Solar projects of aggregate capacity 4195 MW have been commissioned inside various solar parks.
  • The Ministry is also taking up projects for new emerging technologies such as floating solar power.

WIND ENERGY

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  • The country currently has the fourth highest wind installed capacity in the world with total installed capacity of 34.98 GW as on October, 2018 against a target of 60 GW by 2022. Further, around 9.4 GW capacity is under implementation or have been tendered out.
  • The Ministry plans to bid out 10 GW wind power capacity each year for 2018-19 and 2019-20, so that bidding gets completed for entire 60 GW capacity additions by March 2020, leaving two years’ time for execution of projects.
  • The recent assessment conducted by National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) indicates a gross wind power potential of 302 GW in the country at 100 meter above ground level.
  • The capacity additions till 2017 were through Feed in Tariff (FiT) mechanism. Subsequently, the tariff regime has been shifted from Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) to bidding route.
  • The Government has issued ‘Guidelines for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process for Procurement of Power from Grid Connected Wind Power Projects’, vide Resolution notified on 8th December, 2017, with an objective to provide a framework for procurement of wind power through a transparent process of bidding. This has resulted in discovery of lowest ever tariff for wind power.
  • The National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy was issued in May 2018. The main objective of the policy is to provide a framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar PV hybrid system for optimal and efficient utilization of wind and solar resources, transmission infrastructure and land. The wind – solar PV hybrid systems will help in reducing the variability in renewable power generation and achieving better grid stability.
  • A bid for setting up of first 1200 MW Greenfieldwind solar hybrid project was floated by SECI.
  • The National Offshore wind energy policy was notified in October 2015 with an objective to develop the offshore wind energy in the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) along the Indian coastline.
  • Initial studies carried out by NIWE indicate offshore wind energy potential off the coasts Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.
  • LiDAR was commissioned on the monopile platform in November 2017 at Gulf of Khambhat, off Gujarat coast for wind resource assessment.
  • NIWE floated Expression of Interest (EoI) for establishment of 1 GW offshore wind farm in Gulf of Khambhat region off Gujarat coast. 35 parties (both national and international) showed interest.
  • National targets for offshore wind capacity additions of 5 GW by 2022 and 30 by 2030 declared.
  • The expansion of the wind industry has resulted in a strong ecosystem, project operation capabilities and a manufacturing base. State-of-the-art technologies are now available in the country for the manufacture of wind turbines.  All the major global players in this field have their presence in the country. Over 24 different models of wind turbines are being manufactured by more than 12 different companies in India. Wind turbines and components are being exported to the US, Australia, Europe, Brazil and other Asian countries. Around 70-80% indigenization has been achieved with strong domestic manufacturing in the wind sector.

BIO POWER

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  • Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has been promoting programmes to promote Biomass Power and Bagasse Cogeneration in the country with an objective to utilize country’s available biomass resources like bagasse, rice husk, straw, cotton stalk, coconut shells etc. for power generation.
  • Waste to Energy projects are also being set up for generation of Energy from Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Waste / Residues such as municipal solid wastes, vegetable and other market wastes, slaughterhouse waste, agricultural residues and industrial wastes & effluents.
  • A total capacity of 9.54 GW ofgrid connected bio-powerhas been installed in the country as on October 2018 against a target of 10 GW bio-power by 2022. This includes 8.73 GW from bagasse cogeneration, 0.68 GW from non-bagasse cogeneration and 0.13 GW from waste to energy.

SMALL HYDRO POWER

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  • A total capacity of 4.5 GW of grid connected small hydro power has been installed in the country as on October 2018 against a target of 5 GW small hydro power by 2022. Further, 126 no. of projects of capacity 0.73 GW are under various stages of implementation.

ENERGY STORAGE

  • Energy Storage is one of the crucial & critical components of India’s energy infrastructure strategy and also for supporting India’s sustained thrust to renewables and electric mobility.  With an objective to strive towards leadership in the energy storage sector by creating an enabling policy and regulatory framework, a comprehensive National Energy Storage Mission (NESM) has been developed. The Mission focuses on demand creation, indigenous manufacturing, innovation and necessary policy support for proliferation of Energy Storage in the country.

OFF-GRID RENEWABLES

  • The Ministry is implementing off grid and Decentralized renewables programme for meeting energy demand for cooking, lighting, motive power, space heating, hot water generation, etc.

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  • The Ministry also supports deployment of decentralized solar applications like solar lanterns, solar street lights, solar home lights, solar pumps, etc. in the country.As on October, 2018, over 40 Lakhs no. of Lantern & Lamps, 16.72 lakhs no. of Home Lights, 6.40 lakhs no. of Street Lights, 1.96 lakhs no. of solar pumps and 187.99MWp Stand Alone has been installed in the country.

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

  • The MNRE has decided to scale-up its RD&D effort to Technology Development and Innovation Programme. The focus is on promoting application oriented innovation, integrated with research and development for for commercial applications and testing and standardization for quality and reliability assurance in renewable energy sector. A Technology Development and Innovation Policy (TDIP) is also being finalised. It is based on a robust ecosystem for support for research, innovation and validation for technology development and demonstration, testing and standardization, awards for innovation linked with start-ups.

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

  • As part of HRD programme of the Ministry, a robust RE education and training system is developed. SPV lighting systems, Solar Thermal systems, SHP have been incorporated in the regular syllabus of 2 years certificate programme for seven trades i.e Electronics, Electrician, Machinist, Welder, Carpenter, Fitter and Plumber. Course modules and Modular Employable Skilling programme (MES) of NCVT have been developed. Parallelly, through Sector Skill Council of Green Jobs NOSs/QPs have been developed for various job roles in Renewable Energy sectors and regular training programmes are being organised for these job roles with the support of MNRE or MSDE as per National Skill Development Policy 2015.

2nd GLOBAL Re-INVEST

Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet and Expo (2nd Re-Invest)

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  • The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy hosted the First Assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA), 2nd Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Energy Ministerial Meet and 2nd Global RE-Invest Meet & Expo from 3rd to 5th October 2018 at the India Expo Mart, Greater NOIDA.
  • The three-day event saw participation of over 20,000 delegates including representatives of over 77 countries out of which 40 were at ministerial level.
  • This Meeting provided a platform for experts to discuss energy needs within the region, identification of hurdles in cooperation and coordination among concerned agencies. The event also witnessed the cementing of ties between the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) and ISA in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

International Solar Alliance (ISA)

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  • The International Solar Alliance (ISA) became first international intergovernmental organization headquartered in India on 6th December, 2017. ISA is part of India’s vision to provide clean and affordable energy to all. So far 71 countries have signed the Framework Agreement of the ISA. Out of these,48 countries have ratified the same.
  • The First Assembly of the ISA was held on 3 October, 2018 in India. 37 ISA member Countries, including India and France, attended the Assembly. In addition, 25 countries that have signed the Framework Agreement of ISA but yet to ratify; 13 Prospective Member countries that are yet sign the Framework Agreement of the ISA; and 3 Partner countries that are beyond inter-tropical zone attended the Assembly as Observers.
  • In the First Assembly inter-alia India’s resolution for amending the Framework Agreement of the ISA for opening up the ISA membership to all countries that are members of United Nations was adopted.
  • India has recognized ISA’s judicial personality by entering into Headquarter agreement with ISA.

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Achievements of Department of Youth Affairs during the year 2018

Year End Review 2018- Department of Youth Affairs

The Youth which represents the most vibrant and dynamic segment of the population has been given a new hope through Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram (RYSK) of the Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports during the year. Series of initiatives taken by the Deptt. of Youth Affairs have resulted in greater participation of youth in the Nation Building.

Restructuring of the Schemes of the Department of Youth Affairs

The Schemes of the Department have been consolidated and restructured into 3 compact schemes, w.e.f. 01.04.2016, as follows:

1.   Eight Schemes are merged into a new ‘umbrella’ Scheme called “Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram (RYSK)”.

2.   National Service Scheme (NSS)

3.   Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD)

The major achievements under the above Schemes/ Sub-Schemes during 2018-19 are given below:

1. Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram (RYSK)

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        – Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS):

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NYKS, with about 36.22 lakh youth enrolled through 1.68 lakh youth clubs, has been working all over the Country to develop the personality of the youth and to engage them in nation-building activities.

Some significant initiatives/ achievements of NYKS during the year are as follows:

  • 8.47 lakh saplings were planted by NYKS volunteers.
  • 13,432 units of blood was donated by NYKS volunteers.
  • 1,764 education in basic vocationsand soft skills programmes were organised, involving 51,508 youth.
  • 1694 Youth Club Development Programmes were organised, involving 83,514 youth.
  • 1336 Sports Meets at Block level were organised, involving 1,77,688 youth.
  • 8126 Programmes were held to celebrate days of national and international significance, involving 11,05,136 youth.
  • 230 District Youth Conventions were organised, involving 1,84,5024 youth.
  • International Day of Yoga on 21st June 2018 was observed by NYKS at 38,356 locations across India by involving 23.68 lakh youth.
  • Swachhta Programme was conducted at 1,15,437 locations involving  12,07,686youth for cleaning of  8,577 Schools / colleges, 7,797 Hospitals and 21,905 statues.
  • Water Conservation  – 13,757 awareness creation programmes were conducted by involving  3.9 lakh youth; 2430 new water bodies were created and 3437 water sources were maintained.
  • Inderdhanush Programme   – in which 59,961 children were immunized with the help of service providers.
  • National Unity Day and Run for Unity Programme was conducted by district Nehru Yuva Kendras  in India wherein  2.6 lakh youth were involved.
  • Swachta Hi Sewa Campaign in East Champaran – Swachta Hi Sewa Campaign was launched by district Nehru Yuva Kendra, East Champaran (Bihar) from              14th September to 25th September, 2018 in which more than 300 youth participated. Different types of activities such as Cleaning of Moti Jheel, Cleanliness drive to clean streets, Railway Station and common places.
  • Clean Ganga – NYKS is working with National Mission for Clean Ganga to spread awareness for cleanliness & sanitation in villages along Ganga River.  Ganga Vriksharopan Saptah (Plantation Week) was carried out in 53 selected blocks of 4 States of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal.  82,819 sapling were planted in collaboration with Forest Department and National Mission for Clean Ganga from  9th July to 15th July 2018.
  • Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat is being organized Inter State Youth Exchange Programme in 15 pairing States.  So far, 4 such programmes have been completed in the states of Telangana, Punjab, Kerala and Chhattisgarh in which 401 youth from pairing States participated.
  • Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyan Programme – NYKS was the major partner for implementation of Poshan Abhiyan programme across the country.  Different types of activities such as Gosthi, seminars and Discussions, Lectures by Eminent Resource Persons on Focus Areas of Poshan Maah viz. pregnancy care, right age of marriage, child care, birth spacing, immunization, breast feeding upto 2yrs and complimentary feeding and Maintenance and adequate sanitation facilities in the village, etc were organized.  Besides these,  Door to door campaigning in the village focusing on Focus Areas of Poshan Maah, Rallies, Run, Padyatra, Cycle Yatra were organized. The efforts of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and NYKS were appreciated at the highest level. Ministry of Women and Child Welfare awarded for the exemplary work.
  • Parakram Parv, 2018 – NYKS has organised various programmes and activities and participated in events to mark the Second Anniversary of Surgical Strikes during 28th September 2018 to 30th September 2018, organised by the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India in various locations across the country.  More than 1786 youth & officials of NYKS participated in the programme & activities across the country.
  • Health Mela– With the support of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Heart Care Foundation organised 25th Perfect Health Mela on 23rd October, 2018 in Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi. In this programme, 1000 youth from NYKs participated.  Well known Artists, Specialists, Doctors and Social Workers were also present.

International Cooperation:

This Department seeks to operate international Youth exchange programmes with various countries to develop international perspective among the youth and also to collaborate with various international agencies on youth development. Some significant achievements during the year are as follows;

Visit of 38 member Indian Youth Delegation to Nepal from 4-11 April, 2018
Visit to 50 Member Palestine’s Youth Delegation to India from 1-7 October, 2018
Visit to 15 Member Kyrgyzstan Youth Delegation to India from 5-12 October, 2018
Visit of 19 Member Indian Youth Delegation to Tunisia from 1-6 Oct 2018
Visit of 193 Member Indian Youth Delegation to China from 3-10 July, 2018
Visit to 10 Member Vietnam Youth Delegation to India from 8-15 Sept, 2018
Visit to 100 Member Bangladesh Youth Delegation to India from 24 March to 1stApril, 2018
Visit of 2 Indian Youth Delegation to Argentina to attend Y 20 Summit from 12-18 August
Visit to 25  Member Indian Youth Delegation to S.Korea from 25 July to 2 August, 2018
10. Visit of 18 member Indian youth delegation to S.Africa to participate in BRICS Youth Summit from 16-20 July, 2018.
11. Visit of 5-member Indian Youth Delegation to Cambodia from 11-13 April, 2018 to attend 2nd International Youth Education and Cultural Festival
12. Visit of 27 Member Sri.Lanka Youth Delegation to India from 8-15 October, 2018

National Programme for Youth and Adolescent Development (NPYAD):

  • National Programme for Youth and Adolescent Development (NPYAD) along with other Schemes of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has been merged into one ‘Umbrella Scheme’ called Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakarm (RYSK) for providing support to Government/ non-Government organisations for undertaking activities for development of adolescent and youth.
  • During financial year 2018-19, financial assistance has been given to 5 Voluntary Organisations including All India Level Organisations.
  • Youth Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas will be held on 21st January, 2019 at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  • The 6th North East Youth Festival was organized at Agartala, Tripura from 15th to 18thNovember, 2017.
  • This Year Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2017 was conferred to 10 (Ten) Awardees for adventure in Land, Water, Air and Life time Achievements.

2. National Service Scheme (NSS)

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NSS, with about 4.13 million student youth enrolled in 42958 NSS units spread over through 451 Universities/ +2 Councils, 17996 Colleges/Technical Institutions and 12,827 Senior Secondary Schools across the country, has been working for development of personality and character of youth through voluntary community service. Some significant initiatives/ achievements of NSS during the year are as follows:

  • NSS has been restructured as a Central Sector Scheme w.e.f. 1.4.2016. The Scheme is now a Central Sector Scheme.
  • NSS Volunteers have been actively participating in Swachh Bharat Mission activities across the country.  During the Swachh Bharat Pakhwada observed by the NSS Volunteers, they cleaned 2276 Hospital, 1713 Dispensary, 1665 Community  Centres, 534 Old Age Homes, 554 Historical Places, 236 Orphanages, 263 Centres for Disabled, 748 Railway Stations, 3660 Bus Stops, 1339 Statues and 801 Archeological Sites and Tourist Places.  Film making and Essay Competition was organized by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in collaboration with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports for NSS Volunteers.
  • Approximately 27000 NSS volunteers participated in 100 Hours Swachh Bharat Summer Internship Programme Organized by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
  • On the occasion of International Day of Yoga (21.06.2018), about 25.78 lakh NSS Volunteers participated in various yoga programmes across the country.
  • 18,79,675 saplings were planted by NSS volunteers.
  • 1,91,581 units of blood was donated by NSS volunteers.
  • 9402 health/eye/Immunization camps were organised, in which 464622 NSS Volunteers participated.
  • 38,710 Awareness programmes/rallies were organised on issues of relevance to the community, in which 25.89 lakh NSS Volunteers participated.
  • 62.50 lakh volunteer-hours of Shramadaan was undertaken by NSS volunteers during the year.
  • 34,728 NSS Volunteers were imparted Training on Self -Defence.
  • Awareness on GST and Digital payments were organized by NSS Units throughout the country.

3. Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD)

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  • During the period, 162training/capacity building/ workshop, conference and other programmes were organized involving 6,663participants including NSS Officers, NYKS Officials, Faculty/ Teachers, Officials from State Govt. industries department & executives from NGOs etc.
  • Out of the above programmes, 35ToTprogrammes were organized through which  1023 functionaries of NYKS and other officials of NSS were trained on themes such as Environment Education, Employability Skills, youth health, peace building, ICT based entrepreneurship for young rural women, education policies and programmes, life skills etc.

Youth Development Index:

RGNIYD recently brought out the India Youth Development Index and Report – 2017 as part of its documentation activity of the National Youth Resource Centre.
As per the mandate of the Institute to disseminate youth related information among the key stakeholders and as suggested by the Executive Council of RGNIYD in its recent meeting, three Regional Dissemination Workshops on India Youth Development Index – 2017 were organised for the key stakeholders in the field of Youth Development as per the details provided below:

1. Northern Eastern Regional Dissemination Workshop on India Youth Development Index – 2017 held on 20 August 2018 at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati

2. Northern Regional Dissemination Workshop on India Youth Development Index – 2017 held on 17 September 2018 at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi

3. Dissemination Workshop on India Youth Development Index – 2017 for Southern, Eastern and Western States held on 26 October 2018 at RGNIYD, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu

  • Constituency Management System for JK-11 Sonawari Constituency,  Jammu and   Kashmir
  • Orientation Training Programme for newly inducted NSS Program Officers

International Programmes

  • Maldivian Youth Delegation Visit
  • CIRDAP-RGNIYD Collaborative Exposure Visit for Officials and PGDRD Students of RDA
  • Visit of the Director General, CIRDAP, Bangladesh to RGNIYD
  • Entrepreneurship and Rural Development: An exposure visit for delegates from 19 Countries
  • Sri Lanka Youth Exchange Delegation Visit to RGNIYD
  • International Youth Exchange Programme between India-Sri Lanka
  • National Conference on Gender and Development
  • Sri Lanka Student Delegation Exposure Visit-cum-Orientation Programme in India

Other Achievements

  • RGNIYD has funded 18 Major Research Projects and 8 Minor Research Projects to the various Universities/Institutes.
  • In the Academic Programmes, 182 Students enrolled for the Academic year 2017-18 and 2018-19 where most of the states are represented
  • B.Voc Programme on Apparel Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship and Fashion Design and Retail started in collaboration with Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC), Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India is being run in 19 ATDC Centres with total 663 students enrolled in these campus.

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