The Prime Minister’s Mentoring YouthScheme launched to identify young writers. This is a guideline designed for young writers. The program was launched to empower young minds, nurture young learners for future leadership roles as well as commemorate India’s 75 years of independence. The Center hopes that the National Education Policy 2020 goal of creating a learning ecosystem through this program can be promoted.
The competition for this event started on June 4th. Interested young writers can register for the scheme. The competition ends on July 31. A total of 75 writers will selected through the All India Competition
The competition held on the MyGov portal. Visit mygov.in to participate in the competition. According to the MyGov website, young writers specialize in writing in a variety of genres such as fiction, non-fiction, travellogs, memoirs, drama, and poetry.so It encourages reading on an equal footing with other job options and to bring the writer into a preferred profession. The youth of the country take reading and knowledge as an integral part. It provides a positive psychological boost to young minds distressed by the impact of the recent epidemic.
How to get involved
- Visit the official website- Mygov.in.
- Go to the ‘Innovate India’ section.
- You can go to YUVA portal by clicking on Innovateindia.mygov.in/yuva/.
- On the left side of the page, click on the button that says ‘Submit to click here’.
- The login page will open. You must fill in the details required to register yourself.
- You will need to sign in using the ID password you received there.
- Continue and fill out the form Fill out the form.
There will be a direct link to apply.
Prime Minister’s Mentoring YouthScheme Selection Process
Therefore Competitors must be under 30 years of age A 5,000-word manuscript must submitted to be suitable for development as a proper book under the Mentorship Scheme. The selection made by a committee set up by the National Books Trust (NBT). A total of 75 authors will selected for the mentorship program.
Thus The names of the selected authors will announced on the occasion of Independence Day, August 15, 2021 Based on mentorship, selected authors prepare manuscripts for final selection under the guidance of nominated advisors. Winner entries will be ready for publication by December 15, 2021. Published books can launched on January 12, 2022 on Yuva Diwas or National Youth Day, with an announcement on the official website.
How to run a mentorship?
Firstly The mentorship program consists of two stages. The training period in the first phase is three months. The second phase will be a promotion over a period of three months. The National Book Trust, India (under BP Division, Ministry of Education, GOI) will implement the scheme at various stages. The National Book Trust, India runs a two-week online writers’ program for selected candidates. During this time young writers will trained by two eminent writers / advisors through NBT’s expert writers and writers team. After the completion of the two-week writers’ online program, the authors will given 2 weeks of training at various online / on-site national camps organized by NBT. In the second phase, the authors enhance their skills by interacting at various international events such as literary festivals, book fairs, virtual book fairs, and cultural exchange events.
Prime Minister’s Mentoring YouthScheme benefits
So At the end of the mentorship, the authors will given a consolidated scholarship of Rs50,000 per month for a period of 6 months (50,000 x 6 = Rs 3 lakhs) under the mentorship scheme. In addition, NBT, India publishes a book or series of books written by young authors. Therefore At the end of the mentorship program the authors paid a 10% royalty on publications of their popular books Their published books translated into other Indian languages.
So Ensures cultural and literary exchange between different states and thereby promotes Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat.