Youth gather in occasions, rather chatting jokes or pressing like button on their Facebook account in their phone, they discuss the issues that affected commonly in their area; sometimes it would be their drinking water, interests, activities, hobbies etc. all has a common goal and interests.
Beginning of a Youth Club
Gradually this informal discussions turned into serious discussions with increased members becomes a formation of group that has a common goal to achieve. They realize the solution is there if they stand together. This is the beginning point of a club. If someone come forward and commented to make youth club, it will be the occasions a youth club formed informally with the consent of others.
Converting Informal Group Into Youth Club
Meet an elderly person in the area (Village Pradhan, Panchayat members, School teachers, Post Master, Anganvadi workers, Residential Association Office Bearers or any other knowledgeable person in the area) with the help of a youth worker for having a discussion about the formation of youth club in the particular area with its activities, intentions, advantages etc.
Starting A Youth Club - Steps
A common goal that addresses a long standing need of the society or area helps to unite youths from the locality. If you find this common goal and at-least 7 members actively interested in the activity, follow the steps given below to get your dream youth club becomes true, registered and affiliated Youth club with NYK.
- Formation of Youth Club Ad-Hoc Committee with the help of Youth worker and a repute person from the locality.
- Contact District Youth Coordinator of NYK and inform the intention of forming a youth club.
- Launch membership campaign, enroll youths from the age group of 13 to 35 years including differently abled.
- Elect Executive committee and office bearers from the enrolled members after convening a general meeting on a date convenient to the District Youth Co-ordinator of NYK and village head / leaders / repute person.
- Formation of an advisory committee is also recommended to get the involvement of the local elders.
- Develop a Memorandum of Association, Rules and Regulations and Code of Conduct for the Youth Club. It can be prepared by either executive committee or a sub-committee which is executed only for this purpose.
- Convene a meeting of executive committee for approval of the Memorandum of Association and the Rules and Regulations.
- General Body meeting for Final approval of the Memorandum of Association and the Rules and Regulations.
- Apply for the registration of Youth Club under Societies Registration Act, 1860 or other corresponding Act of the State.
- Apply for the affiliation of the Youth Club with the District Nehru Yuva Kendra.