Biju Yuva Vahini (BYV)
Biju Yuva Vahini (BYV) is a demonstration of commitment toward the youth of Odisha establishing a standard for other states to follow. To unite the youths under a single banner and use them in social development works along with their self development was the goal of the programme. The Biju Yuva Vahini released under the flagship programme of “Biju Yuva Sashaktikaran Yojna” envisaged towards nurturing leadership and volunteerism, promotion of culture and sports, establishment of vibrant youth connecting platform. The programme was designed with the broad objective of promoting leadership and spirit of volunteerism through social action and promotion of sports, art, culture and scientific temper to ensure holistic development of youths. As a District Programme Management Unit (DPMU), WOSCA had facilitated the Biju Yuva Vahini (BYV) Programme in Cluster-D comprising of Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Bhadrak and Balasore district of Odisha. The programme had intended to promote talents from grassroots level by identifying and nurturing hidden talents in rural areas. The programme had successfully achieved the vision of creating a holistic development of youths to realise their own potential and use their energy in building an ideal prosperous society.