About

SBI Youth for India is a fellowship programme initiated, funded and managed by the State Bank of India in partnership with reputed NGOs.  It is a movement for India’s best young minds who are passionate about fuelling positive change in India. It provides a framework for India’s best young minds to join hands with rural communities, empathise with their struggles and connect with their aspirations.

The Programme seeks to help India secure an equitable and sustainable growth path by:

  • Providing educated Indian youth with an opportunity to touch lives and create positive change at the grass root level in rural India.
  • Providing NGOs working on development projects in rural India with educated manpower whose skill sets can be used to catalyze rural development.
  • Promoting a forum for the Programme alumni to share ideas and contribute to rural development throughout their professional life.

Projects

The programme offers the Fellows a wide variety of projects to choose from. The projects will be located in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Below are the major thematic areas our partner NGOs work on:

  • Health
  • Education
  • Environment Protection
  • Food Security
  • Rural Livelihood
  • Traditional Art and Culture
  • Women’s Empowerment
  • Local Self Governance
  • Alternative Energy
  • Watershed Development
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology

For more detailed information please visit www.youthforindia.org

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