Exposure visit to Odisha
Team Foundation for Social Transformation along with our group of change makers, youth leaders and CBO members recently had an exposure visit to Patang – a Non-Government Organisation working for youth development based in Sambalpur district of Odisha. The exposure visit is aimed at giving a brief idea about the youth development and youth engagement in the development areas pertaining beyond North East India. The exposure visit team consists of youth leaders from different states of North East region under North East Youth Leadership Development Programme and member from Community Based Organisation (CBO) partner of Foundation for Social Transformation. The exposure visit was a 3 days programme from 16th to 18th October, 2017. The visit gave a brief idea about the different aspects of youth development and intervention of Patang in the youth development sectors as well as a brief idea about effort of rural youth in conducting advocacy for rights and entitlements in Panchayati Raj System and working towards effective implementation of rights to Education Act.