Meghalaya Government on July 19, 2021, gave its approval to the Meghalaya Youth Policy 2021.
It is a structure that visualises making the vision of designing pathways for youths of Meghalaya in fulfilling their potential and enhancing productive, skilful, accountable, and empowered members of the local community.
The Meghalaya Youth Policy will be published by the state government shortly. The policy is selected by the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Meghalaya and agrees with the government’s vision of reconstructing the state to be amongst the prime 10 states in the nation in 10 years in GSDP per capita and Sustainable Development Goals ranking.
Meghalaya Youth Policy 2021 aims at addressing major issues and concerns of the youth of the state based on 9 identified areas:
1. Health & wellbeing
3. Employment skill development & Entrepreneurship
4. Counselling & Mentoring
5. Cultural & creative industries
6. Environmental consciousness
7. Engagement & leadership.