About the Organizers



Post Graduate & Research Department of Social Work, Sacred Heart College was established in the year 1979 as the first Post Graduate Department of Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, Vellore Dt, It was then affiliated to University of Madras. It was the dream initiative of the Founder Director Rev. Fr. Joe Arimpoor SDB. The mission was to give priority to training rural students in Professional Social Work who would cater to the needs of their communities.


Don Bosco Youth Animation South Asia is (DBYASA)

Don Bosco Youth Animation South Asia is (DBYASA) is the South Asian Regional Office of Salesians of Don Bosco situated in New Delhi. The Organization coordinates all the Salesian Provinces with regard to various youth services carried out in the region. Keeping in mind its goal of holistic youth ministry, the centre has a team of experts in various dimensions of Salesian Youth Ministry. It carries out research on youth issues, develops youth policy for Salesian settings, creates network for youth services and youth development in South Asia. With a motto of ‘Educating, Engaging and Empowering’ young people the Centre prepares and trains Youth animators and Leaders to help the young to become stakeholders of their own development!



FSL-India, (Field Services and Inter-cultural Learning - India) is a youth development organisation focused towards Inter-cultural Learning through Voluntary Services set up to promote Global Understanding by providing opportunities to the youth to work in different cultural contexts to appreciate Inter-cultural learning. Thereby, reducing boundaries and bringing people to work together in harmony by understanding the Inter-cultural aspects focusing towards development of people and society through youth mobility and volunteerism.