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National Youth and Sports Department.
General Information :
The Youth and Sports Ministry was established on 3rd May 1964 and was then known as the Culture, Youth and Sports Ministry. With the establishment of Cultural, Arts and Tourism Ministry on 20 May 1987, the Cultural functions has since been transferred to the said ministry.
In the year 2000, the National Youth and Sports Department was established. The Department is headed by a Director-General and assisted by three Deputy Director-Generals i.e. Youth Development Deputy Director-General, Sports Development Deputy Director-General and Rakan Muda Deputy Director-General. The Management and Support Services Unit is headed by one Director and assisted by 15 Youth and Sports Directors in each state and 116 District Youth and Sports Departments.
Competitive and United Youths with Exemplary and Healthy Values by 2020.
The National Youth and Sports Department’s strategies to achieve the objectives :-
1. Management and Support Services Division
This Division provides support services to all other divisions in the National Youth and Sports Department. It assists in the areas of management, administration, supplies and coordination with other departments under the Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia. It also acts as a catalyst to the various programmes and activities by National Youth and Sports Department.
2. Youth Development Division
The function of this Division is to perpetuate the development of social and economic achievements to fulfill the country’s vision. This Division also assists the Ministry in playing an important role to mould the future generation to be respectful leaders at regional and international levels.
3. Sports Development Division
The role of this Division is to create awareness and increase the community’s participation in all Sports related programmes in accordance with the National Vision.
4. Rakan Muda Development Division
The role of this Division is to be the catalyst to mould and instil identity, competitiveness, volunteerism and cooperation among Malaysian youths in the 15 to 25 years age range. Various programmes have been planned to uncover the potential of the young generation. Activities are planned, implemented and assessed in accordance to national aspiration as well as to produce youths who are skillful and dynamic with exemplary value who are able to contribute towards national development.
5. State Youth and Sports Department
The State Youth and Sports Departments’ roles complement the National Youth and Sports Department in ensuring the smooth working of its vision and mission in achieving the objectives in line with the national development of the country.
To achieve the above, we pledge the following :-
*Source: National Youth & Sports Department.