The theme of the National Youth Day 2020 is Channelizing Youth Power for Nation Building. It aims to inspire the youth generations and to educate them to behave properly in society.
The Indian Government first declared to celebrate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda as National Youth Day in 1984. Since then from 12 January 1985, it is celebrated as National Youth Day all over the country. The government aims to make a better future of India by motivating the youth of the nation through the way of their life and ideas of the Swami Vivekananda.