The National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards were presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
The National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards launched with a theme “Be the Voice of New India” and “Find solutions and contribute to policy” by Sports and youth affairs minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on January 12 to encourage youth (18-25 years) to engage with public issues.
The National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards were organized by the National Service Scheme (NSS) in collaboration with Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.
The National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards winners from the national level competition are:
1stposition- Shweta Umre from Maharashtra
2ndposition- Anjanakshi M.S from Karnataka
3rdposition-Mamta Kumari from Bihar
The “Khelo India” app, which has been developed by Sports Authority of India was also launched at the event. It provides services such as locating the sports facilities in the country, their availability, rules of the games and checking the fitness levels of users.