Young people are the prime segment of any society and the driving force in the process of nation building and development. They are not only the owners of tomorrow but the partners of today. Socially responsible, ethically conscious Youth are an integral aspect of ensuring prosperity, peace and harmony in a country.
The National Youth Development Bureau (NYDB) was established with the aim of developing and enhancing the capacities and skills of youth through proper guidance whilst empowering them in the aspects of education, employment, health and wellbeing, political and civic participation, sports, arts and culture.
Sri Lanka possess 4. 46 million young people between the ages of 15 -29 years, claiming 23.2% of the population. NYDB stands fully committed to uplift living standards and skills of young people, partnering with the government, non-government and inter-governmental organizations in creating an environment which fulfills the dreams and desires of our Youth.