ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Revisiting the National Youth Policy

A critical exploration of the National Youth Policy (1988 and 2003) to understand the ways in which the category "youth" has been imagined by the government, the role assigned to youth in society and politics, and if the policies reflect the needs of the youth in contemporary globalised times. While the 2003 policy is an advance of the earlier one in several aspects, it still stops short of according a role or responsibility to the various categories of youth identified by it.
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