Meghalaya Cabinet approves ‘Meghalaya Youth Policy 2021

NewsDesk    20-Jul-2021
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Meghalaya cabinet approved the Meghalaya Youth Policy 2021, which aims to create a pathway for the youths in achieving their fullest potential and becoming engaged, skilled, creative, responsible, and empowered members of the state and country. The policy aims to address major issues and concerns of the youth based on nine identified key thrust areas that include Education, Health & Wellbeing, Counselling & Mentoring, Employment Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Sports, Cultural & creative industries, Engagement & Leadership, Inclusion and Environmental Consciousness. According to the report, 31% of Meghalaya’s population falls in the 15-29 years age group.