Berhampur: Gopalpur, 65 youth (man and women) has been participated the tow day long residential training on leadership and active citizenship under the Youth and urban government initiative under taken by Youth For Social Development (YSD) with the support from Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Assist-Asia. This initiative is a part of an award winning project by YSD on Youth Participation in Governance and Accountability in Berhampur from ADB.
Young people trained on good governance, social accountability and leadership and active citizenship by eminent state level expert trainers like Mr. Sri Som, Mr.PruthwiRaj and Mr. Rashmi Ranjan from Sports and Youth Services department, Govt. of Odisha and human rights activist Mr. Pradeep Pradhan trained young people how to engage with govt. to improve the living condition of slum dwellers and local governance and accountability in Berhampur city.
YSD team Chandan, Abhiram, Susmita, Pragati,Laxmi, Bala and Kanya Kumari supported the smooth implementation of the training programme. YSD has been working more than 500 young men and women in 20 slums in Berhamur city on issues related to youth participation in governance and development of slums in the city.