From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : YuWaah
Mains level : Various initiatives for Skill development in India
UNICEF has informed that they have launched ‘YuWaah’ Generation Unlimited in India.
- YuWaah in is a multi-stakeholder alliance which aims to facilitate youth to gain relevant skills for productive lives and the future of work.
- The target age group of YuWaah includes adolescent girls and boys and its key mission is to promote access to foundational, transferable and 21stcentury skills for youth inside and outside formal education systems.
- This includes defining foundational skills, life skills and flexible learning and identifying and scaling impactful delivery models.
- It intends to create platforms to guide youth to market opportunities (career guidance, mentorship, internships, apprenticeships) and facilitate integration of career guidance in school education.