YUVAi, or “Youth for Unnati and Vikas with AI,” is an initiative by India’s National e-Governance Division and Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, in collaboration with Intel India. Aimed at students from 8th to 12th grade, it focuses on equipping youth with AI skills and fostering their understanding of AI technologies. The program progresses through three phases, involving teacher onboarding, online student orientation, and project development based on eight core themes like AI in agriculture, healthcare, and education. The initiative encourages participation individually or in teams and includes benefits like certificates, showcasing opportunities, and access to MeitY GENESIS. It represents a significant step in preparing the future workforce for an AI-driven economy and highlights the importance of collaboration among government entities, industry, and educational institutions.