Youth Parliament
Thur Dec 7 2017 , 13:28:16

नवोदय विद्यालय समिति

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

( An Autonomous Body Under MHRD ) Government Of India

जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Mandi

Youth Parliament

The Youth Parliament is a support organization for young people in India. It was established in July 2002 by social entrepreneur Ishita Chaudhry with support from the India Habitat CentreNew Delhi. In 2007, The Youth Parliament was legally incorporated 'The YP Foundation'- a charitable trust working with the express mandate of developing innovative ventures by young minds, facilitating leadership skills and thinking power and increasing awareness on issues of global importance amongst young people. The YP is a not for profit, non political, support and learning organization, committed to developing the uninhibited expression of young people with the aim of sustaining a platform that enables young people to be effective and expressive agents of change.

The organization funds and supports innovative work by young people, by providing young people between the ages of 13 and 28 years with a resource base to conceptualize and execute their own projects and initiatives working with socio-cultural, economic, legal and environmental issues they are passionate about. It has supported work in multiple fields through varied mediums such as community initiatives, the performing and visual arts, literary and research projects, interactive workshops, policy and government interaction and research and advocacy work amongst others.


In JNVs youth Parliament program is assigned by Samiti to some specific schools on rotation basis in every regions every year. JNV Bahraich got this opprtunitiy to conduct the program in the school

 The main motive of the program is following:

  • Education and development for young people in rural and urban India
  • Issues and platforms for the performing arts, mainly film, photography, music and theatre.
  • Substance abuse & the adolescent (India/South Asia focus)
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Disaster relief and rehabilitation (tsunami relief work/Kashmir earthquake relief work)
  • Community initiatives for underprivileged families in New Delhi.
  • The youth voter and India’s political system
  • Media, its ethics and social responsibility
  • Prevention and awareness/understanding the reality of HIV/AIDS
  • Peer pressure and its medical/social consequences for urban young people
  • Sexual reproductive health and rights awareness and advocacy
  • The young citizen’s right to information and the legal system of India.