Celebrating India's most powerful voices on social issues.

Every day, Youth Ki Awaaz users publish inspiring stories that grapple with tough questions and engage with some of the most pressing issues of our times. Many of these stories have had tremendous impact, resulting in policy changes, fuelling nationwide movements, as well as creating mass awareness among millions of young people across the country.

The Youth Ki Awaaz Awards seek to celebrate these passionate change makers who have used the platform to speak up and champion issues.

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Best Article

If you have that one powerful article under any of the above categories on YKA.


Cause Champion

If you've consistently spoken up about an issue throughout the year on YKA.

Submit Your Entries

Deadline: November 25


Yes, you can. To be considered for the Awards, begin publishing on YKA. You can start now - here. Articles must be published before November 10 to be considered for this year's awards.

The Best Article Award will be given to the single best article under the given categories, whereas Cause Champion looks at multiple articles under a single category, to judge how well you've been advocating the issue.

Yes, you can. However, you would have to submit different entries for each category. There is no limit to the number of awards you'd like to apply for.

This is the inception of Youth Ki Awaaz Awards. Hereon, it will be hosted annually.

The Award winners will be announced in the first week of December and the Award ceremony will take place during the YKA Summit on December 20-21 in Delhi.

No, in the spirit of keeping the Awards accessible to every user on YKA, we're receiving submissions free of charge.

Yes, we're extremely happy to host Award winners at the Youth Ki Awaaz Summit! For winners living outside Delhi, while we won't be able to pay for travel and accommodation, we'd be happy to suggest budget-friendly options.

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