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Yuva Scheme 2.0 | Rs. 50,000 Per Month | Government of India Job | Anyone Can Apply |

Hi Young Leaders! There is fabulous news if you want to become MENTORING YOUNG AUTHORS  and you’re a Good Writer then it’s your great opportunity Launched by the Government of India. For more details about this challenge, stay with us till the end of the post.


Given the significant impact of the first edition of the PM-YUVA Scheme with the large-scale participation of young and budding authors in 22 Indian languages and English, PM-YUVA 2.0 is being launched on 2nd October 2022.

National Education Policy 2020 has emphasized the empowerment of young minds and creating a learning eco-system that can make young readers/learners ready for leadership roles in the future world. India is considered to be a ‘young country’ because 66% of its total population is young and can be tapped for capacity and nation-building.


The Theme of PM-YUVA 2.0 is Democracy (Institutions, Events, People, and Constitutional Values)

  • Institutions
  • Events
  • People
  • Constitutional Values

The scheme will help to develop a stream of writers who can write on various facets of Democracy in India encompassing the past, present, and future. Besides, the scheme will also provide a window for aspiring youth to articulate themselves and present a comprehensive outlook of Indian democratic values on domestic as well as international platforms.

The Theme is specific to Democracy in the Indian context only to give a fillip to research and documentation about various aspects of the Indian democratic system.


This proposal of mentorship of young authors is in tune with PM’s vision of Global Citizen that needs to be launched to train young and budding authors up to the age of 30 years to promote reading, writing, and book culture in the country, and project India and Indian writings globally.

To comprehensively understand the concept of the evolution of democracy and its trajectory in India it needs to be studied under various subheadings like the constitution, women, youth, religion, history, human rights, education, nationalism, culture, etc. which would be the primary aim of the PM-YUVA 2.0 mentorship Scheme.

Implementation & Execution

The National Book Trust, India (under BP Division, Ministry of Education, GOI) as the Implementing Agency will ensure phase-wise execution of the Scheme under well-defined stages of mentorship.

Selection Procedure of Young Authors:

  • A total of 75 authors will be selected through an All India Contest hosted on the MyGov platform.
  • The selection will be made by a Committee to be constituted by NBT.
  • The Scheme will be launched on 2nd October 2022
  • The Contest Period will be from 2nd October to 30th November 2022.
  • The contestants will be asked to submit a Book proposal of 10,000 words. Therefore, the division is as per the following
    • Synopsis: 2000-3000 words
    • Chapter Plan: Yes
    • Two-three sample chapters: 7000-8000 words
    • Bibliography and References: Yes
  • The Evaluation Period of the Proposals will be from 1st December 2022- 31st January 2023
  • The Meeting of the National Jury will be in the first week of February 2023
  • The names of selected authors will be announced in the last week of February 2023
  • The Mentorship duration would be from 1st March 2023- 31st August 2023
  • The Publication of the First set of books will commence on 2nd October 2023


  • Applicants who had qualified for the PM-YUVA scheme 2021-22(final Result only) are not eligible for PM-YUVA 2.0 scheme 2022-23.
  • Contestants should not have any personal, professional, or academic obligations that interfere with the mentorship schedule during the PM-YUVA 2.0.
  • The maximum age of the contestant should be exactly 30 years or below as of 2nd October 2022.
  • The submissions of the manuscript will be accepted through MyGov only till 11:59 PM on 30th November 2022.
  • The genre of the entry of the PM-YUVA 2.0 scheme should be Non-Fiction only.
  • The change of topic of the Book Proposal will not be allowed after submission.
  • There should be only ONE entry per person.

Mentorship Schedule –Six Months:

  • The National Book Trust, India will organize a Two-Week Writers’ Online Programme for the selected candidates.
  • During this, the young authors will be trained by two eminent authors/mentors from NBT’s panel of accomplished authors and writers.
  • In addition, eminent authors/mentors under NBT’s Advisory Panel and other eminent authors from various languages will mentor and guide them on how to exercise their literary skills.
  • The eco-system of publishing–how content is created, authors are mentored, the editorial processes that take place, and literary agents spot creative talent would be an integral aspect of the program.
  • The authors will get to expand their understanding and hone their skills through interaction at various international events such as Literary Festivals, Book Fairs Virtual Book Fair, Cultural Exchange Programmes, etc.

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Disbursement of Scholarships:

  • At the end of training and mentorship, a consolidated scholarship of Rs. 50,000 per month for six months (50,000 x 6 = Rs. 3 Lakh) per author will be paid under the Mentorship Scheme for the books developed under the scheme.
  • A royalty of 10% will be payable to the authors on successful publications of their books at the end of the Mentorship Program.
  • The books thus published under the scheme may be translated into other Indian languages ensuring the exchange of culture and literature between different states of India and thereby promoting Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat.
  • They will also be given a platform to promote their books and also to propagate the Reading and Writing culture on a national scale.

The outcome of the scheme:

This scheme will ensure the creation of a pool of authors in Indian languages as well as English who are ready to express themselves and project India on any international platform, as well as it will help in projecting Indian culture and literature globally.

It will make sure to bring reading and authorship as a preferred profession at par with other job options, making the youth of India take reading and knowledge as an integral part of their grooming years. In addition, it will bring a positive psychological push to the young minds given the impact and effect of the recent pandemic on the mental health of the youth.

India is the third largest publisher of books in the world, this scheme will give a boost to the Indian publishing industry, by bringing in a new generation of authors writing for a national and international audience.

This program will thereby be in tune with the PM’s vision of Global Citizen and Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat and establish India as a Vishwa Guru.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q-1: Till what time the submissions will be accepted?
Answer: The submissions will be accepted till 11:59 PM on 30th November 2022.

Q-2: Can I write in any Indian language?
Answer: Yes, you can write in English and also in any of the following languages as listed in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution of India:
(1) Assamese, (2) Bengali, (3) Gujarati, (4) Hindi, (5) Kannada, (6) Kashmiri,
(7) Konkani, (8) Malayalam, (9) Manipuri, (10) Marathi, (11) Nepali, (12) Oriya,(13) Punjabi, (14) Sanskrit, (15) Sindhi, (16) Tamil, (17) Telugu, (18) Urdu,(19) Bodo, (20) Santali, (21) Maithili and (22) Dogri.


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