Odisha: Gopabandhu Fellowship For Young Social Change Agents

Bhubaneswar: Centre for Youth and Social Development (CYSD) launched a year-long Gopabandhu Fellowship programme for young professionals in an immersive programme as social change agents.

Young graduates from diverse academic backgrounds such as Humanities, Social Work, Social Science, Anthropology, Geography, Development Studies, Rural Development, Youth Development, Law, General Science, IT, Communication and Media Studies have come together to gain exposure to grassroots realities and prevalent social issues in the state.

Of the 300 applicants, 32 have been selected to participate in the Youth Leadership Development Camp for Gopabandhu Fellows, a three-day programme at CYSD.

The CYSD also released a book ‘Diary of a Social Worker’ by noted civil society activist Jagadish Pradhan, on the occasion of its 40th foundation day celebrations on March 9.

Leader and civil society expert Dr Bhagaban Prakash, founder and mentor of CYSD Jagadananda, unveiled the book during a special ceremony at the end of the three-day leadership camp.

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