YDF has been igniting the young minds since last seven years. To empower young people by imparting required skills & exposures and also provide them an opportunities to achieve their fullest potential. To create an environment where young people are involved, valued, respected and listened to. We want them to be agents of positive social change and the torchbearers for a better tomorrow.
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  • Education

    YDF has taken up a massive education support initiative in partnership with Educate to Empower and various corporate houses.YDF has been supporting grass root educational initiatives to strengthen the critical need of quality education. These can be organising a training programme for the teachers, providing a wheel chair to a differently able child or providing volunteering opportunity to be a reader for a blind student. More... »

  • Governance

    Youth Development Foundation believes in decentralized democratic governance with a sheer display of sincerity, commitment and responsilility. While the major policy decisions on the broad thematic areas and partnerships are taken in its annual general body meeting attended by the representatives of the Youth Collective from Association of Youth for Social Action. The day to day activities are looked after by More... »

  • Entrepreneurship

    In a state like Odisha, it is very important to create an ecosystem which provides favourable socio economic determinants that harbour social entrepreneurship ventures in Odisha. A centre dedicated to inspire young people having entrepreneurial mindset who have started off in their journey to make it really big and sustainable is the need of the hour where they are mentored by social entrepreneurs from various sectors to harness...More...»


Odisha Yuva Jagaran Yatra
An initiative towards empowering the youth of odisha
An initiative towards empowering the youth of odisha
  • Creating an ecosystem 

    Odisha Yuva Jagarana Yatra-2012 & 2013 is an effort to create that ecosystem which creates favourable socio political determinants which harbour social entrepreneurship ventures in Odisha. A half yearly Bus Yatra involving 30 young people having entrepreneurial mindset who have started off in their journey to make it really big and sustainable. They are mentored by renowned development workers and social entrepreneurs...More... »

  • Area of exploration

      Agriculture
      Sustainable Rural Energy
      Quality Elementary Education
      Primary Health Care
      Sustainable and Responsive Tourism More... »

  • Vision and Mission

      Creation of an ecosystem where innovations in social entrepreneurship thrive and led by young people.
      To empower youth with opportunities.
      To enlighten them with power of ideas.
      To provide exposure to young people on models of social entrepreneurship.
      To design curriculum, modules for students in schools and colleges on entrepreneurship. More...»


Dhool Ke Phool
Giving Wings to the Aspirations of Children and Youth living in Urban Poverty
To Nurturing Talents among Children and Youth living in Urban Poverty
  • DKP Seasion-1

      To Nurture talents among children and youth from the slums of Bhubaneswar followed by other cities.
      Creating a platform for them to showcase their talent, promote their creative skills in the process with professional training and guidance provided by experts.
      Dhool Ke Phool has attracted many philanthropists, developmental organisations, corporate citizens to eye at the budding talents staying in urban poverty and striving for excellence.More... »

  • DKP

      To Nurture talents among children and youth from the slums of Bhubaneswar followed by other cities.
      Creating a platform for them to showcase their talent, promote their creative skills in the process with professional training and guidance provided by experts.
      Dhool Ke Phool has attracted many philanthropists, developmental organisations, corporate citizens to eye at the budding talents staying in urban poverty and striving for excellence.More... »

  • DKP Seasion-2

      To Nurture talents among children and youth from the slums of Bhubaneswar followed by other cities.
      Creating a platform for them to showcase their talent, promote their creative skills in the process with professional training and guidance provided by experts.
      Dhool Ke Phool has attracted many philanthropists, developmental organisations, corporate citizens to eye at the budding talents staying in urban poverty and striving for excellence.More...»