India’s Youth are her Greatest Resources! Over 30% of the population today are youth and the number is rising. Unemployment among youth has tripled since 2012. With not enough jobs available, youth need to turn their aspirations towards becoming leaders in the local economy.
YuvoUdhyami sets out to
Inspire youth to be entrepreneurs and problem solvers in their community
Prepare youth to start-up with multiple opportunity pathways & know-how
Nurture an ecosystem where risk-taking is encouraged and supported
What do the Youth need to
(to jump start their abilities)
Structured skill-based learning curriculum
Curated content for group or self-learning
Opportunities to learn and earn
Assessment of entrepreneurial qualities
(over a course of time)
Inspiration to solve problems in society
Mindset to look for opportunities
Skills to build and capitalize on the opportunities
Ability to make clear choices & decisions
(in starting anenterprise)
Incubation of ideas, structurally
Setting up of formal businesses
Fundraising for bigger ideas
Scale-up through accelerators
(growth outside program)
Creating peer networks
Introducing market connections
Our Focus Areas
Scale Innovative Solutions
GAME aims to identify best Youth Entrepreneurship based solutions in the country that can be amplified and replicated through its alliance partners.Some of the main parameters that would be looked at would be Innovativeness of the Solution, Ability to Scale up, Scope for replication and Identification of White Spaces that can give rise to newer innovations as well.
Learn through Experiments
GAME, along with partners, will run pilot experiments of different Youth Entrepreneurship models in Karnataka and Punjab.
The partner consortium will tweak existing models to focus on building sustainable young entrepreneurs in the region. Through these experiments, the partner consortium aims to demonstrate scalable models that can be replicated elsewhere.
Create Place-based Models
Aim is to focus on one particular District and work on all relevant Youth Entrepreneurship models in that region.This will aid in observing the cumulative impact of engaging youth in a district.
Build Vibrant Ecosystem
Aligning with the mission of GAME, the whole objective is to mobilize and keep up the momentum in the Ecosystem to boost Entrepreneurship.Through webinars, newsletters, convenings and other equivalent platforms, the plan is to convene the ecosystem participants to boost and facilitate knowledge sharing and foster collaborative work.