Data and Research
The National Youth Council of Indian recognizes the primacy of research, data and information dissemination to comprehensive development, empowerment of young people and their full integration in national affairs.
Strategies for Data and Research
a. Promote the collection, analysis, dissemination and use of socioeconomic and demographic data on youth development, in particular data pertinent to the implementation of this Policy;
b. Ensure that data collected and analyzed on youth issues are disaggregated by age, sex, geographical area and other attributes;
c. Promote relevant policy-oriented research on key youth issues;
d. Establish and continuously update statistical database and information system on youth development at both national sub-national levels;
e. Meaningfully involve all youths and in particular youths with disabilities, young women and young people in rural areas in the planning, generation and dissemination of data;
f. Promote a culture of reading and seeking information among youth;
g. Promote the exchange of ideas and information on regional and international youth issues.