Top News: Govt’s new plan to instil nationalism, Chandan Mitra to quit BJP and Panama Papers fallout


Top News: Govt's new plan to instill nationalism, Chandan Mitra to quit BJP and Panama Papers investigation in India Top News: Govt's new plan to instill nationalism, Chandan Mitra to quit BJP and Panama Papers investigation in India The proposal targets students fresh of Class X and XII and, currently, enrolled in college. (Express Photo by Sahil Walia/File)

Govt proposes military training plan to instil discipline, nationalism among 10 lakh youth

In a bid to have a more “disciplined” and nationalist “force of youth,” the government plans to target 10 lakh young men and women every year with a military training programme, Ritika Chopra reports. The National Youth Empowerment Scheme or N-YES, aims at “optimising the Indian demographic advantage”, and proposes incentives like a fixed stipend for the year-long training and making N-YES an “essential qualification” for jobs in Defence,

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