Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Biju Yuva Vahini

The following questions have mostly come from the field and some of the questions have been included by the SPMU team.

The youth should get involved in Biju Yuva Vahini for the following reasons:-

  • Nurturing leadership and volunteerism
  • Promoting culture of sports & sportsmanship
  • Healthy living
  • Establishing vibrant youth connect platforms

This is a sub-scheme which has been designed under the ongoing flagship scheme of ‘Biju Yuva Sashaktikaran Yojna’

The online registration is open until it reaches 25 applications, post which the portal will not accept any further registrations.

No?

The following are the eligibility criteria:-

  • Individuals between the age group of 15 - 35 years
  • Candidates must be literate. Candidates with higher qualification are encouraged to apply
  • Office Bearers of Biju Yuva Vahini shall be of minimum matriculate standard (Class 10 pass)

This is a sub-scheme which has been designed under the ongoing flagship scheme of ‘Biju Yuva Sashaktikaran Yojna’

There is no salary for the members and office bearers, they are volunteers.

The activities are as following:-

  • Social Action Campaigns ( Sabuja, Sakshar, Sabala, Swasth, & Swabhalambi).
  • Promotion of Sports, Culture and Art.
  • MU Hero identification and recognition.
  • Participation in Youth Conclaves (Yuva Samabesh).

The Biju Yuva Vahini will be identified in the following manner i.e., Biju Yuva Vahini, name of the Panchayat/Ward Number or ULB name. There will not be names of individuals/Gods/Goddesses, etc. (Eg. Maa Mangala Biju Yuva Vahini).

The Biju Yuva Vahini will be identified in the following manner i.e., Biju Yuva Vahini –A/B/C….or 1/2/3…, Name of the ULB.

Yes, the BYV will be rewarded on performance basis where they will be ranked as Excellent (5 Points), Very Good (4 Points), Good (3 Points), Fair (2 Points) and Average (1 Point)

The Biju Yuva Vahini should open the bank account after completion of second meeting.

Funds are not required for opening the bank accounts. The BYV accounts will be zero balance accounts.

No, the bank accounts cannot be opened in this case. If they are opened, then they will be scrapped.

No, BYV documents cannot be scrutinized without the formation of the committees.

The contingency for the stationeries will be provided by the Department of Sports and Youth Services (DSYS).

The contingency for the stationeries will be provided by the Department of Sports and Youth Services (DSYS).

The candidate will be selected for the particular GP/ward for which his documents will be available.

The unregistered youth will apply separately to the BYV for their membership, post which the BYV officer bearers and all members will pass the resolution and then send the list of new applications to the District/Block level committees for their onward approval.

No, only one BYV will be constituted which will have an executive committee, comprising of 25 members, for execution of different activities of BYV..

For any support, please contact the toll free number 155335 or email at bijuyuvahini@gmail.com

Yes, the DSYS will provide Rs.1, 50,000 in a financial year under different activities as per the followings break-ups:-.

Sl. No Activities Amount (In Rs.)
1 Social Actions at GP/ULB 30000
2 Mu Hero identification & felicitation per GP/Wards at ULB level 20000
3 Promotion of Culture/Art & Talent 10000
4 Promotion of Sports 40000
5 Sports Equipments 50000
TOTAL FUND FLOW TO EACH BIJU YUVA VAHINI 1,50,000

The following roles and responsibilities have to be carried out by the Block Development Officers and Executive Officers:-

  • Forming of Block level Committees.
  • Appointing nodal officers for scrutinizing applications and presiding over second meeting of BYVs.
  • Facilitating opening of bank accounts of BYVs.
  • Clubbing of wards for NACs and Municipalities.
  • Providing sitting arrangement for Block Coordinators /Municipality/NAC Youth Coordinators.
  • Ensuring Block level sports and cultural competitions take place regularly.
  • Ensuring meetings of BYVs take place regularly.
  • Monitoring of different activities of Biju Yuva Vahini.
  • Facilitating and monitoring the activities of project staff working for BYV.
  • Organizing Youth Caravans in terms of logistics and youth mobilization in their respective Blocks / NACs / Municipalities / Municipal Corporations.
  • Ensuring performance based rankings of Biju Yuva Vahini.
  • Ensuring submission of Utilization Certificates (UC) of Biju Yuva Vahini.

District Sports Officers will be the link between the Department of Sports & Youth Services and district administration..

The project staff should submit the bills and vouchers to their respective district support agencies every month who will then submit the bills to DSYS for reimbursement.

Yes, they can participate in every social action intervention.

This decision will be taken by the districts for their respective sports events.