Jagriti Yatra or the 8000 kilometers accross India for youth leaders!

Are you looking for a challenge?

Are you looking for a crazy adventure?

Do you want to meet new people and get inspired by role models, change-makers and leaders?

Most importantly,

Do you want to do all this while traveling 8000 kilometers across the length and breadth of India by train?

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Jagriti Yatra is a 15-day long, national train journey which takes selected entrepreneurial youth to meet the role model social and business entrepreneurs who are developing unique solutions to India’s developmental challenges. Jagriti Yatra attracts thousands of registrations every year of which 480 of the best are selected for the journey.

Youth from all over the world are welcome to take part in Jagriti Yatra. Participants will be exposed to role models who are building India through enterprise, and through them, they can find inspiration to undertake their own journey building.

Each year this phenomenal journey begins on Christmas Eve for 15 days till 8th January covering 12 locations and thousands of people in the process. This year the Yatra is scheduled between 23rd December 2016 to 8th January 2017. The Yatris (nickname given to participants) selected for the Yatra can apply either as a ‘Participant’ or as ‘Facilitator’:

  • Participants – young adults between 20 and 27 years who want to ‘be the change they want to see’ and have the potential to become entrepreneurs and change-makers.
  • Facilitators – experienced professionals, between  25 and 45 years of age, who are keen to join the movement for Enterprise-led development. They may be entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs or other professionals.

Essential characteristics of each participant include being fired up by the idea of social or business enterprise and have the right mix of passion, perseverance, resilience and positive attitude.

International Yatris need to pay an all inclusive 1500 USD or 900 GBP as Yatra fees and are responsible for their travel to Mumbai. There are no charges for applying. The relevant Yatra fees is applicable only if you’re selected.

Be a part of this life changing journey, bring back the knowledge and the ability to analyse challenges and ideate solutions. You will not only have the chance to discover India as a country with diversity and huge potential, but also to understand the challenges of a developing nation. Experience the Indian culture as well as varied cultures across the world.

Sign up today!

For registrations please follow this link. If you are interested to learn more about Jagriti Yatra visit their website and see some of the moments caught on camera here and here.

Applicants representing YouthProAktiv will received special consideration during the selection process! If you are willing to apply and you would like to have our endorsement, write us at ypa@youthproaktiv.org. 

Last date of application for the candidate is 31st July 2016.