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Welcome to Youth for Social Development’s new WEBSITE!

  In celebration of release of our website, we decided to use this as our opportunity to launch the second iteration of our website. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to update the entire website, our first revamp in nearly 6 years! If you’re a regular reader of our site, then you may feel […]

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“Community Sensitization and Public Hearing” of Anganwadi Centers (ICDS) organized

“Community Sensitization and Public Hearing” of Anganwadi Centers (ICDS) was being organized in 5 slums in Brahmapur city under the anti-corruption project phase-III by Citizen’s Against Corruption team of YSD. In constructive engagement with the CDPO of ICDS programme public hearing was organized. Under this programme a details of service delivery, roles and responsibilities of […]

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Citizen Monitors checked 8 completed PMGSY roads in Gajapati

Thirty-two (32) citizen monitors in Gosani and Rayagada blocks checked eight (8) PMGSY roads completed in the last five years with aim to monitor post-bidding construction and maintenance of rural roads by the contractors. The checking process involved verifying the agreed bill of quantity with actual work through onsite observation using monitoring tools such as […]

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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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