Q. 1 What is YES?
YES stands for Youth Engaging Society.
Q.2 What is a YES
A YES Centre develops and delivers the Award to young
Indians by offering the Programme to the community
beyond the four walls of the institution.
Q.3 How does a YES
YES Centre partners with National Award Authority (NAA) and collaborates to
provide training in order to further the Programme.
Q. 4 What is the
criteria for participation through a YES Centre?
Young people in the age group 14-25 are welcome to do
the Programme through a YES Centre of their choice, if
they do not have access through school, college or an
Award unit. 14 years is the minimum age for the registration to the Programme and 25 years is the upper limit of age when a participant can achieve an Award.
Q. 5 How are YES
Centres connected with the NAA?
The Centres develop resources to support the schools in
their respective region and encourages the participants to register
with the nearest Award Unit to take part in the Award Programme.
Q.6 Are regular
school hours counted for participation?
No, regular school timetable work does not count for
Award participation. What matters is work and
contribution outside the curriculum.
Q.7 How will a YES
YES Centres can evolve by building participation and
generating resources during the course of their work
with the community.
Q. 8 How can a school
become a YES Centre?
A school cannot become a YES Centre unless they register
with the NAA office, and further commit to build the Programme beyond the school.
Q. 9 Can an
individual, private enterprise or NGO become a YES
Individuals, Social bodies and enterprises can register
as a YES Partner only. NAA is the sole authority to approve such applicants for the YES Centre as per rules and regulations.
Q.10 What is the
essential difference between a YES Centre and a YES
The focus of YES Partner is marketing of the Award
Programme, while the Yes Centre focuses on building
participation to the desired levels.
Q.11 How can a YES
Centre participant be motivated?
YES Centres give the participants freedom to do what
they like, how they like and with whom they like.
Q. 12 Do the
Participants have to find time for the Award.
The Award identifies and rewards young people who find
time for the Award.
Q.13 What is the role
of NGOs in the IAYP structure?
The NGO gets a license to partner with IAYP India
and offers the Programme to the youngsters who work with
Q.14 How does a YES
Centre finance its projects?
The YES Centre possesses resources and shares them with
IAYP India, as well as collaborates with them, to
develop the Award in a sustainable manner.
Q.15 Who tracks the
progress of a YES Centre Participant?
The Centre provides support to the participants with Award Leaders.
Q.16 How much is the
entrance fee for a YES Centre Participant?
The Participation fee for one level of the Award is Rs.
Q. 17 How can the
IAYP India support a YES Centre?
IAYP India provides training to the Award Leaders of YES Centres,
in order to build the Award.
Q.18 Who can assess
an activity carried out at home?
An informed assessor or an individual identified by the
participant and recognised by the Award leader can assess an activity carried out at home.
Q.19 What is the aim
of IAYP India?
IAYP India hopes to reach out to an aggregate target of
1,00,000 people over 5 years while maintaining the
quality of the Award. We draw together and connect people, institutions and generations with the common purpose of youth development and inclusion. `
Q.20 Who exempts the
fee for a Participant?
The Participant fee can only be exempted after the head
of the institution certifies the inability of the
individual to pay the fee, with due acknowledgement from NAA.
Q. 21 How many
participants, must a YES Centre register for the License
The goal of a YES Centre is to reach out and offer
access to a minimum recommended 500 participants in the
three year license term.
Q. 22 How can a YES
Centre reach out to a large number of people?
YES Centres can reach out through their channels of
communication and interactions within the community.
Q. 23 Is there a
geographical limitation for YES Centre?
YES Centres are open centres and have no fictional
Q. 24 Can YES Centres
run Special Projects?
YES Centers are welcome to partner with IAYP India to
run Special Projects.
National Award Authority
Priyank Kumar Gupta
Head YES Communication Projects
The International Award for Young
First Floor, 86/1 Shahpur Jat,
August Kranti Marg, Near Asian Games Village,
New Delhi - 110049, INDIA
Mobile: +91.97194 08779