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PRI Representatives joined Dissemination Workshop on Social Audit of PMGSY Rural Roads

A one-day dissemination workshop with PRI elected representatives was organised on 30th April 2012 in Parlakhemundi, Gajapati. The main objectives of the activity are to demystify PMGSY scheme and guidelines to the PRI members and disseminate the process and findings of the social audit of PMGSY rural roads. It also aimed to come up with […]

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Coalition Against Corruption conducts training workshop on RTI and Consumers Rights

The Coalition Against Corruption under its “Nagarika Dakshyata Brudhi Karyakrama” conducted a training on Right to Information and Consumer Rights Act on 22 April 2012 at Ananda Marga Jagruti in Brahmapur. More than 30 common citizens(mostly senior citizens, students and social activists) were trained on the use of RTI and the provisions under the Consumer […]

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YSD shares Social Audit of PMGSY rural roads to Local NGOs

The findings of the social audit of PMGSY roads were disseminated to local NGOs through a workshop conducted at the RMC conference hall in Parlakhemundi on 21st April, 2012. Representatives from twenty NGOs and three intellectuals from Gajapati participated in the workshop and resolved on an 11-point action plan to advocate for the early completion […]

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YSD releases social audit findings of PMGSY to media in Parlakhemundi

CAC called a Press Meet on March 20, 2012 in Brahmapur to address its plan of activities in the fight against corruption and citizens engagement. Members of the print media and three electronic media representatives were present to covere CAC’s objectives, actvities and methods in its continuing fight against corruption. All members of the coalition […]

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Coalition Against Corruption meets the media in Berhampur

CAC called a Press Meet on March 20, 2012 in Brahmapur to address its plan of activities in the fight against corruption and citizens engagement. Membersof the print media and three electronic media representatives were present to covere CAC’s objectives, actvities and methods in its continuing fight against corruption. All members of the coalition were […]

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YSD released Toolkit on Anti-corruption

Mr. R. Suresh, Director Public Affairs Centre, released a toolkit published by Youth for Social Development titled “Winning the Fight Against Corruption in Public Service Delivery: A Toolkit” in the PTF-PAC cluster workshop in Bhubaneswar on Feb. 25, 2012. The Toolkit is an effort to compile ways of combating corruption in public service delivery. It […]

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YSD organized the Training on ICDS Service Delivery Norms and Accountability of AWWs

The Youth for Social Development organized the Training Workshop of ICDS Workers in collaboration with the Office of the Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) – Berhampur on 17 February 2012 at Ganjam Kala Parishad. The purpose of the training workshop is to reorient the ICDS workers on their roles and responsibilities, raise their awareness on […]

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One World South Asia team visited ANSA-SAR supported PMGSY rural road social accountability project

OneWorld South Asia team visited Odisha to document the ANSA-SAR supported project of YSD Citizen Monitoring of the PMSGY Rural Road Project on 18-20 February 2012. OneWorld works in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for sustainable development and human rights. It disseminates relevant and topical information to audiences worldwide on development issues, makes technology […]

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Citizen Monitors participated in social auditing of PMSGY rural roads in Gajapati district

As part of Citizen Monitoring of the PMSGY Rural Road Project 32 trained citizen monitors conducting social audits with the help of road monitoring tools of 18 PMGSY rural roads in Gosani and Rayagada block of Gajapti district during December 2012. This auditing of PMGSY rural roads involves checking of bill of quantities and compliance with the […]

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Training Programme on Monitoring PMGSY Rural Roads for Citizen Monitors held in Parlakhemundi, Gajapati

The Youth for Social Development (YSD) organized a three-day training programme on PMGSY rural road monitoring for citizen monitors in Parlakhemundi, Gajapati last 22-24 November 2011. Thirty-one (31) citizen monitors selected from Gajapati district and 12 local NGO representatives participated in the intensive practical training. Mr. Chaudhury, Junior Engineer of Rural Works- Parlakhemundi, Retired Engineer […]

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