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YSD meets for the Strategic Planning Workshop of “Centre for Local Government Budget and Policy Research”

YSD conducted the strategic plan workshop for the “Centre for Local Government Budget and Policy Research” on 1st October 2011. The workshop was aimed to review the Centre’s accomplishments and lay down a strategic plan for next five years. Together with the YSD staff, the ANSA-SAR team and two social development practitioners from local NGOs shared valuable insights and […]

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ANSA-SAR team visited field areas of PMGSY Rural Road Monitoring Project

Team of three led by Dr. Gopakumar K Thampi, COO, Nuzhat Jabin and Sarah Iqbal of  ANSA-SAR visited to learn from the field experiences of the on going PMGSY rural road monitoring project in Gajapati districts of Odisha and participated in two meetings with the communities in Chintapalli and Sindling village on 30 Sepetemebr 2011. […]

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Training on Right to Information for the citizen monitors conducted

Citizen Monitor’s training programme organised during 12 September 2011 on right to information. Selected citizen monitors from targeted villages of Rayagada block trained on RTI and its usage including framing questions, filling RTI, follow up to get information and also the usage of information to act on certain issues of transparency and accountability. More than […]

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‘Citizen Resource Centre’ Kainpur, Gajapati conducted its first consultation with youth on social accountability

Citizen resource conducted its first consultation with youth in Kainpur on 10th September, 2011. This includes identifying the issues of the youth and the locality. Team mobilised the interest of the youth by disseminating the objectives of the centre and its function. They were sensitised on various issues related to corruption and lack of accountability in […]

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Coalition Against Corruption and YSD organized peaceful protest in Solidarity to ANNA HAZARE.

Coalition Against Corruption and Youth for Social Development organized and participated in a peaceful protest on 16 and 17th August 2011 in solidarity with Anna Hazare. More than 150 people and Brahmapur Nagarika Manch, Dakshina Odisha Vikas Parishad, Patanjali Yoga Samiti and several other citizen groups joined in the two day peaceful protest against corruption. Anna […]

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YSD received the India NGO ward 2010 (EAST region)

In the award ceremony Mr.Bibhu Prasad Sahu of YSD received the Indian NGO award in India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on 5th August 2011 organised by the Resource Alliance and the Rockefeller Foundation. YSD won the regional winner in the small category in EAST region. The India NGO Awards acknowledges and reward the organisation which […]

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Citizen Monitor’s training programme on Right to Information and PMGSY

Youth for Social Development conducted Citizen Monitor’s training on Right to Information and awareness on PMGSY on 27 July 2011 at Sailada Village in Gajapati district. Two senior level officials from Rural development Department and Mr. Srikant RTI activist from OSAM participated as resources persons. 47 Citizen Monitor’s participated in the training programme.

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YSD Regional Winner (EAST) of INDIA NGO Awards 2010

YSD has been selected as the Regional Awardee from the EAST region in Small Category for India NGO award 2010 by the Resource Alliance and The Rockefeller Foundation. The National winners in each category will be announced at the Award Ceremony on August 5th, 2011 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Organizations has been evaluated on their effective […]

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YSD launched Citizen Resource Centre (CRC) in Koinpur

YSD launched Citizen Resource Centre (CRC) in Koinpur village in Rayagada block of Gajapati. The ideation in promotion of Citizen Resource Centre is to create a space for the citizens to play a proactive role to improve all spheres of their life e.g. social, economic and political particularly creating an identity as a citizen, supporting access to […]

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YSD accredited by Credibility Alliance

Youth for Social Development has been accredited by the Credibility Alliance (CA) on April 29th 2011which is given after a rigorous assessment of the self-governance mechanism.  With a set of norms emphasize disclosure, in keeping the principles of transparency and accountability. CA accredited YSD for “Minimum Norms” which has the mandatory norms i.e. identity, vision, aims, […]

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