12. Sadhana Foundation organized a 2 days' Workshop on RTI and Legal Literacy on 23rd and 24th August ,2013 at Lohia Academy ,BBSR .One hundred and fifty youths participated in this capacity building programme and discussed on Legal Rights ,Human Rights ,Women Rights, Citizen Rights and Leadership..

13. Sadhana Foundation presented " Sadhana Cultural Programme " at Himmat Nagar in Sabarkanth district of Gujarat on the occasion of Republic Day. The 32 member team performed Odishi and sambalpuri dance & drew a great applause from the Gujaratic audience including the Chief Minister.

14. A three days work camp under the programme of NEAC from 7th Feb. to 9th Feb. was organized by Institute for Youth and Disaster Preparedness grass root level organization of Sananayapally, khurda district which is working on Disaster Preparedness and Environment education in its field areas. The programme was supported by Sadhana Foundation .Total 27 youths and college students had participated in that camp. They developed the Herbal garden at sananayapally which was in a ruinous condition and exchanged ideas on various developmental models.The youths and local villagers in their feedback urged the organization as a matter of annual event for the holistic growth of the youths.

A Training programme on Right to Information was organized by Sadhana Foundation, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with Soochana Adhikar & Samajeek Samikshya Manch, Redhakhol on 25th July.2014 at I.B. of Redhakhol, sambalpur.

The objectives of the programme were as follows.
1- To provide the training on Right to Information Act, Odisha public Service Act & whistle Blower Act.
2- To promote socio- political interaction through use of effective tools by youths.
3- To provide them hands-on assistance for effective interaction.
4- To make them aware about different welfare schemes of the Panchayatiraj System.

Total 56 participants attended this training programme which continued fron 10am. to 5pm. Participants represented total 4 blocks such as Redhakhol,Jujumara ,N akti Deula & Maneswar of Sambalpur District . The programme was inaugurated by MR .Anjan Kumar Mishra . Mr, Suryakanta Mohapatra & Mrs. Sujata Mohapatra acted as trainer.

16. A report on the training programme on Active citizen & Accountable Governance.
With the support of "SADHANA FOUNDATION" a daylong training programme was organized by Gediapalli Soochana Adhikar Mancha, Khordha on DT. 17th August 2014 at Gediapalli Mancha Office was titled as "Active Citizenship & Accountable Governance."

The programme was inaugurated by Mr. Bhagabat Mohapatra, a social activist & retired Health Worker with the presence of Mr. Nishikant Mohapatra, Convener, OSAM, Mr. Soumya Ranjan swain, Executive Director of SADHANA FOUNDATION & Mr. Soumya Ranjan Mohanty, an Active Volunteer of AAP, Odisha State unit. Mr. Srikant Kumar Tripathy, on behalf of the Manch greeted everyone & shared the objectives of the congregation after a long time, where 4(four) trainees were already ready from three blocks such as Bolgarh, Begunia and Banki for the whole day breakstroming.

At first Mr. Soumya Ranjan Swain, The E.D. of Sadhana Foundation shared his ideas on the vision & mission of Sadhana Foundation that how it is committed to serve the poor and marginalized section of the society by getting access to the basic needs of life and there is need for qualitative and comprehensive work for development & Welfare of poor, neglected, marginalized, unprivileged sections of the people such as Children, women, aged, scheduled Caste, Tribes & other weaker sections of the people of the society.

Mr. Soumya Ranjan Mohanty has expressed his views on the movement and Role of Youth to fight against corruption and injustice by applying different tools like Right to Information Act: A moral weapon for the poor.

The theme session was explained by Mr. Nishikant Mohapatra on the scope for Active Citizenship and the importance of Youth Leadership now-a-days. According to him using Right to Information as a tool of transparency and accountability, it has thrived to expose corruption and to provide proper entitlements of various welfare schemes to the target groups. He also described the major salient features of R.T.I Act and its implementation against corruption with some examplarycase studies and success stories of Odisha.

After lunch break the practical session was started with fill up of Form (A) by which a citizen can seek information from the different public authorities. All the trainees had practiced the same and participated in the question framing session actively. A doubt clear session was held that time and they shared their local area problems freely that how they can solve it.

In the interim of the session, Mr. Soumya Ranjan Mohanty sang a revolutionary song as an energizer for the trainees.

Then all the trainees had developed an action plan for future activities in their Panchayat area and village level on different issues and problems with the presence of all resource persons. And they also decided to come Mancha Office from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. of every Sunday for R.T.I filing and discussion on other developmental issues.

At last, Mr. Srikant Ku. Tripathy has given the vote of thanks to everyone on behalf of his forum for a whole day warmly contribution in order to a transparency nation building and then the Programme ended at 5 p.m.

17. Sadhana dance and music festival, 2014: A foray into cultural youth leadership
Sadhana foundation organized the cultural youth leadership programme on 4th December at rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar. The first annual event drew a packed audience and it was a huge success in terms of performance and arrangement. Eighty-seven artists from the back ground of dance and music showed their talent and took the stage to a new height. The music direction by the emerging music director Mr Anil Kumar Mohapatra and the Choreography by Odissi dance guru Mr Rinku Sahu drew critical appreciation from the public as well as the veterans in the field. Apart from the two, Odishi duet by Aniket and Niroj; Pooja and Mitali also drew heavy applause from the audience. Gotipua dance by the Aradhana dance group and Sambalpuri dance by the Sambalpuri Kalaparishad were the high points of the programme.

Hon'ble minister of sports and youth services, SC/ST development (T.W.) Odisha Mr Sudam Marandi, Eminent singer Mr Prafulla Kar, Odishi dance Mrs Minati Mishra, Eminent director and actor Mr Ashrumochan Mohanty, Regional Manager, Oxfam India Mr Akshya Kumar Biswal and Secretary , aaina Mrs Sneha Mishra graced the occasion and encouraged the artists and the organizers for a better cultural regime.
This programme was sponsored by: Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd., NALCO, Paradip Port Trust, Hotel Sanduine, Graphitech and LiveLife.

18. YOUTH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT program at Banasingh,Dhenkanal from 21st March 2015 to 24th March 2015.
Sadhana Foundation organised a Four day long YOUTH LEADERSHIP program at Banasingh,Dhenkanal from 21st March 2015 to 24th March 2015.
The main objective of this program was to empower the youth by providing the training program on RTI & Citizen Service Act, Prevention of Drug abuse, Panchayatiraj System, Disaster Management, Food Security & Social Audit, Politics & Constitution, Motivation, Social Media, and Cultural Program etc.
Nearly 60 persons participated in the Youth Leadership Training Programme from different dist from all over Odisha.

Resource Persons:
Ms. P. Yasodhara, Head of the deptt. Of Woman study, NISWAS.
Mr. Raj Kishore Mishra, Advisor to Supreme Court.
Prof. Rabi Narayan Panda, Convener, Institute for Youth & Disaster preparedness.
Mr.Niradbaran Khuntia, Social Activist.
Mr.Lingaraj Pradhan, Eminent Activist and Farmer's leader.
Mr.Sambit Nanda, SCB Medical College.
Mr.Nishikanta Mohapatra,RTI Activist.
Mr.Madhu Sudan Das,Convenor,NYP(Odisha).
Er.Kanhu Charan Behura, Secy. Adarsha Foundation.
Mr.Ashok Mangaraj, Director, Brain Strain.
Sr.Adv. Mr Shyamananda Mohapatra, High Court, Odisha.
Mr.Shishir Satpathy, Executive Editor, Jagrat Odisha News paper.
Dr.Basant Pati, Gynecologist, SUM Hospital.

19. A 3 days residential Youth Leadership Training Programme from 5th May to 7th May
A 3 days residential Youth Leadership Training Programme from 5th May to 7th May was organised by sadhana Founadation at Shramik Bhawan , Paradeep , Jagatsinghpur with the support of AITUC,Paradeep.Total 43 youths from the district of Kendrapara,Jagatsingh pur and Jajpur participated actively and learnt on many topics.Eminent resource persons and social activists from various fields interacted with the participants and also provided hands on training on Panchayatiraj system ,various Govt.schemes ,Right to Infotmation Act,Food secutity and social Audit ,communication and leadership ,social medial,women and violence ,role of youth in health services with the support of various skills and methodologies.

20. A 4 days residential leadership training programme from 30th may to 2nd June 2015
Sadhana Foundation organized A YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM at Bandhagada,Kandhamal from 30th May-2nd June,2015.Youths numbering 45 from FIVE southern districts of Odisha had participated in the training. During these FOUR day long training camp, the participants got a strong picture of different Welfare Schemes(Govt.Programs),the role of Panchayati raj system and the need of good governance which ensures the benefits of these schemes reach its intended beneficiaries. The sessions were also devoted to educate the trainees on PESA Act, the Forrest Rights Act, the Right to Education Act.AS the Sadhana Foundation strongly believes in Gender Equality, thus deliberation on issues and challenges of Gender was one of the objectives of this training program. Youth Leaders were trained to use various accountability tools, RTI, and other legal provisions effectively to check CORRUPTION and bring TRANSPARENCY into the SYSTEM. The participants were encouraged to show their CREATIVE part through cultural activities performed by the participants only.

21. A 4 days residential leadership training programme from 23rd June to 26th June 2015
We have completed our fourth residential youth leadership training programme successfully at Baripada Stadium, Baripada, and Mayurbhanj. 53 youths from different remote areas and colleges i.e. Baripada college, Udala College, Bhogarai College, M.P.C College Mayurbhanj and Betnoti College has participated actively. Total 13 no. of girls and 40 no. of boys participated in this training programme. The participants got oriented on religions and caste by Mr. Ramshankar, Right to Information Act by Mr. Nishkanta Mohapatra, Panchyati Raj System and social welfare Schemes by Mr. Ranjan kumar Sahoo, Superstition and Dogmatism by Mr. Nirod Baran Khuntia, Right to Education Act by Ms. Monarama Badapanda, communication, leadership and personality Development by Mr. Sishira Sathpathy, youth problems and solutions by Mr. Gopabandhu Babu during these days. Different methodologies like lecture ,lecture cum discussion ,focussed group discussion,play,Role play ,question answer session and by using different prop ,trainers have took the sessions in a participatory way. A small cultural programme was also followed by the youths during the sessions. The trustees of Sadhana Foundation assisted the trainees in different activities during the session.

Mr. Braja Bihari Pati,NSS Programme Officer,R.I.H.S college,Bhograi,Rajesh Kumar Ray,Seemanta Engineering College,Baripada,Gopabandhu babu,Batnoti College,Betnoti,Ashok Priyadarshi,Baripada College,Partha Sarathi sarangi ,Associate Professor,Mr.Bijay Kumar Dash were our beloved guests during the programme. They helped and cooperated a lot in logistic support and necessary arrangements.

Mr.Suryakanta Mohapatra, Treasurer, Mr.Soumya Ranjan swain, Executive director and Mr. Sujata Mohapatra, Secretary were coordinating the whole programme at Baripada Stadium.

The participants drew out an action plan to use the training inputs after they go back to their places.

22. A Cultural Foray in to Youth Leadership on 8th October, 2015
Sadhana Foundation organized "Sadhana :A Cultural Foray in to Youth Leadership" on 8th October, 2015, at Rabindra Mandap ,Bhubaneswar to encourage young cultural leaders from Odisha amidst the cultural slide all around.

12. Cultural Exchange Programme at Bhavnagar, Gujarat By SADHANA FOUNDATION
Cultural Exchange Programme at Bhavnagar, Gujarat By Sadhana Foundation on the eve of Republic Day.Special thanks to Sakhyam , Distristct Administration,Bhavnagar, Rinku Kumar,Smrutipuspa,Dillip Kumar,Anand kumar and Team.The new revolution has already started in the field of art and culture.

With the support of Yusuf Meherally Centre, Odisha Chapter, Sadhana Foundation organized a day long programme on “Youth Leadership” on 14 th October 2016 at YMC premises. Around 50 participants attended the programme and discussed on various topics i.e. Panchayatiraj System and Social welfare Schemes, Right to Education, Communication, Leadership & personality development through different methodologies.

Mr. Banambar Sahoo, Mr. Ranjan Kumar Sahoo, Mr. Srikant Kumar Tripathy & Ms. Anupama Sethy coordinated the programme very nicely.

Mr. Kalyan Anand, Mr. Prashanta Ku Mishra, Mr. Sisira Ranjan Satpathy, Mr. Ramashankar Ram, Mr. Nishikanta Mohapatra were the guests of that event.

24.Dt.16/11/2016 – Skill Development Programme, SWATI, Bandhagarh
Sadhana Foundation, Bhubaneswar, Odisha had organized a Skill Development Programme on 16 th November 2016 at Bandhagarh, Kandhamall in collaboration with SWATI (Social Welfare Agency & Training Industries) Kandhamaal. Nearabout 45 trainees from 8 Districts – Kandhamal, Boud, Nayagarh, Koraput, kalahandi, nabarangpur and Deogarh trained on skil;l Development (Leadership & communication, Influence and persuation in Leadership, Essential Management Skills for Emerging leaders, Negotiation Skills: strategies for increased effectiveness).

Er. Harishankar Rout, Secretary, SWATI whole heartedly supported this programme and also team. SWATI was the part of this programme.

25.Dt. 21/11/2016, 22/11/2016- Youth Development Programme
We organized a “Youth Development Programme” at Gandhi Labour Foundation premises with the support of Lokashakti Abhijan, Odisha, 52 Youths (both male and female) from different districts of Odisha joined there and discussed on various issues of Odisha till late night as it was a residence programme there. Members of civil Society Organization, Women forum, Some youths participated actively and discussed on various topics like Right to Information, Right to Education, Panchayatiraj System, Govt. Schemes and facilities for Youths, understanding democracy & mainstreaming Gender etc.

The objectives of this programme were: To improve the lives of the children and adolescents by meeting their basic physical, developmental and social needs and by helping them to build the competencies needed to become successful Adults.

Mr. Prafulla samantara, Chief of Lokshakti Abhiyan, Mr. Lingaraj, Socialistic Leader, Mr. Sudhis Pattnaik, a dynamic writer, Mr. Madhusudan Das, state Convenor of National Youth Project (NYP) trained to our youths on the above mentioned topic.

26.Dt.21/12/201 –Awareness Programme on Women Empowerment, Kandhamaal
Sadhana Foundation with the support of SWATI, Paburia had organized an awareness Programme on 21 st December 2016 at Paburia Gram Panchayat Office premises. Mr. Prashanta Kumar Satpathy, Chairman of SWATI inaugurated the programme and shared the objectives among the crowd. The Saropanch of Paburia Gram Panchayats was the Chief Guest of that day and discussed the initiatives taken by the Government for women empowerment.

Around 100 women participated there and shared their views on women empowerment. Mrs. Sujata Mohapatra, Secretary of Sadhana Foundation facilitated the programme and planned with them to organize some programme in their local areas.

27.Dt.12/02/2017 – Youth Camp on Right to Information.
Awareness cum Assistance Camp on Right to Information was organized by Sadhan Foundation at Lohia Academy, Bhubaneswar on 12 th February 2017. 120 participants from different wards of Bhubaneswar joined there and became aware on the objectives, discourse, sections, Articles, fees, fines, forms, salient features, fine and compensations, Role of PIO, FAA, State Informaton Commission etc.

All were filled up the RTI application form and set some questions with a group discussion on government facilities.

The participants learnt how to fill up the forms and the modalities of question setting. Their queries were discussed in the forum and addressed by our resource person.