The Zillapanchayaths in the state are implementing the following Youth welfare and Sports schemes:
Youth rallies are organised for the members of Youth Groups to show case their inherent talents in Folk Arts and other cultural activities.
To encourage youth to involve themselves in community development programmes, acquire leadership qualities; and for Entrepreneurship Development for Self Employment and to hone in their Soft Skills, the department is conducting Yuva Chetana, Yuva Prerana and Yuva Samvahana training programmes.
Yuva Karnataka - A Departmental monthly Magazine is published every month which provides a constructive platform to bring out the hidden talent in the youth. It is the mouth piece of the Youth of Karnataka
In recognition of the services rendered by individual youths and youth organisations in the fields of community development and welfare the youth awards are being conferred every year.
Scholarship of Rs.600.00 is given to the High school boys and girls who have won medals at the state level and national level sports competitions.
National Youth Festival programme is organised by the Govt. of India during National Youth Week. Under this programme District and State youth festival are organised by the State Govt. to select the state contingent to participate in National youth festival. This annual mega event gives an opportunity to the youth to participate, interact, perform and excel in different cultural events organised under it. The participation has been promoting not only the hidden talent of the youth coming over all the states and union territories of India, but also infusing in them the sense of harmony and national integration through closer interaction that the occasion of this national festival provides.
To encourage and maintain linkages with the student youth, identify their talents and provide vocational guidance etc the department appoints Student Welfare officers in colleges.
A centre with best of facilities for nurturing young talents and acquiring knowledge; develop useful and interesting hobbies; a hub of activities and programmes which empower youth with skills, knowledge and attitude;
It is a voluntary organisation dedicated to inculcate discipline and a sense of service among the students at primary, middle and High School level through scout's movement. It is a grant-in-aid institution of the department.
Bharath scouts and guides is a voluntary organisation dedicated to inculcate discipline and a sense of service among the Girl students at primary, middle and High school level through Guides movement. It is also a grant-in-aid institution of the department.
To organise and conduct seminars, conferences, and work shop of Youth to encourage them to acquire knowledge and skills on various issues of national importance.
To recognise and provide encouragement to Youth Clubs, and youths engaged in promotion of welfare activities District Youth Awards are conferred.
In this programme, Ekalavya awards, legislature sports meet, Govt. employee's sports and all India Rural, Women, and civil service sports programmes will conducted.
With a view to identify, nourish and develop sports talents in rural and urban areas in the State, and to give scientific training so as to train them to become national and international sports persons.
It is one of the grant in aid institution, conducting State level, National level and International level sports programmes and coaching camps etc., through state sports associations.
It is one of the grant–in-aid institutions of the department. This academy organises various adventure sports, such as Trekking, Rock Climbing, Para sailing, Canoeing, Kayaking, White Water Rafting, Mountaineering expeditions, Orientation Training, Nature Study, Week -End -Camps Etc.,
Mass sports, sports materials to rural sports clubs, inter youth club tournaments and sports awards are being given to encourage Sports in Rural areas.
Publicity of Departmental programmes and activities to Youth community through literature films, tableau, handouts brochures, pamphlets etc., and the publicity have also been taken up through publication of Yuva Karnataka monthly magazine.
To develop sports infrastructure in the state, Indoor Stadia and Swimming Pools are being constructed at District.