District Youth Section
About the Department and its activities
The students & youth are the most vibrant, hard-working, impulsive and dynamic forces of a society. The Department of Youth Services & Sports has undertaken some positive programmes for the benefit of youth of our society in order to lead them to the right path enabling them to serve the nation by building strong moral character and developing their mind for healthy thinking. Development and Promotion of Sports throughout the State of West Bengal is the main focus of the Department of Youth Services & Sports in order to achieve this primary objective and rank the top in the Indian sports arena. The Department of Youth Services & Sports has taken up a number of initiatives for improving the sports infrastructure within the state besides providing financial support and other logistic help in organizing sports competitions.
Scheme offered by the department with key features
Student-Youth Festival The Student-Youth Festival is one of the major programmes for identifying the budding talents of our state in the sphere of culture. Such a big event in the cultural arena of our state is seen very rarely. The festival has two aspects. One is Cultural Competitions and the other is Cultural Programmes. In our state, this festival is organized in three tiers. The first tier is Block/Municipality. The second one is District Level and the third is State Level. The successful candidates of the Block/Municipal level competitions get the opportunity to participate in the District level competitions. Again, the successful competitors of the District level competitions are sent to compete at the State level competitions.
Youth Computer Training Centre The Youth Computer Training Centres run by the Department of Youth Services & Sports in collaboration with different private organizations play an important role in providing low cost computer training to the student-youth across the state enabling them to prepare themselves fit for employment.
Distribution of Sports Goods Department took decision to provide footballs to all the registered clubs. Football distribution programme was given a more extended shape to popularize football all over the state.
‘KHELASHREE’ scheme Extending Financial Assistance to Clubs/Organizations for the development of Sports & Sports Infrastructure.
Development of Play Ground To extend financial assistance to various clubs/ organizations and schools-colleges & universities for developing play grounds under their control.
Assistance for Setting up of Multi Gym.
Assistance for Setting up of Mini Indoor Games/Recreation Complex.
Financial Assistance to Coaching/Training Camps.
Vivek Chetana Utsab
Youth Hostels: Three (3) Youth Hostels are functioning under this district.
To avail the facility of online booking, one has to log in to : www.youthhostelbooking.wb.gov.in
Eligibility for availing those scheme: www.wbsportsandyouth.gov.in
OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT YOUTH OFFICER, BIRBHUM
Room No.7; 3rd Floor Prashasan Bhavan : SURI : BIRBHUM : PIN-731101
E-mail address: dyobirb[at]gmail[dot]com; Ph No. 03462-255756