Hum Badlenge Apna Bharat, an ADR Youth Outreach Programme   

To motivate, inform and involve youth in the political & electoral reforms processes, ADR initiated a Youth Outreach programme called Hum Badlenge Apna Bharat (HBAB) in FY 2016-17The programme aims to educate Indian youths of the challenges faced by Indian Democracy today. With the support of our State Coordinators, we are committed to taking this programme to the maximum number of youths across the country. 

Means of Outreach:

1. Organize workshops/talks/lectures

ADR organizes a 1.5-hour workshop in schools and colleges where important points like Criminalization of PoliticsExpenditure on Election CampaignsFunctioning of Political Parties and Role of Youth in Strengthening Democracy are highlighted. On request of colleges and schools, we also organise a topic-centric workshop. The workshop trainers use videos, audios, quiz papers and other interactive materials to engage with the youth. ADR also conducts Training of Trainers Workshops for fellows in education-sector who can later conduct HBAB workshop in their network. Some of the workshops conducted in schools and colleges are listed below:
2. ADR Campus Ambassadors Programme

Eligibility: Anyone pursuing Graduate/Post Graduate regular course(s) with a passion to be a changemaker can be ADR Campus Ambassador. 

Training: The selected Campus Ambassadors are apprised about the issues ADR works on & their roles and responsibilities as ADR campus representative. 

Activities: The Ambassadors are required to organize at least 3 major activities like Panel Discussions, Quiz Contest, Film Festival, Street Play/Poster/Speech Competition etc. All the on-campus activities are approved, sponsored, assisted & supervised by the ADR Team. Some of the events organised by our Campus Ambassador are listed below:  

  1. Talk on Transparency in Democracy and Political Funding at Jamia Millia Islamia
  2. Online Essay Competition by Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College-ADR Campus Ambassador
  3. Online Essay Competition by BHU-ADR Campus Ambassadors
  4. Talk on Transparency in Democracy and Political Funding at Asian School of Media Studies, Noida
  5. Baithak at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
  6. Visit to State Election Commission, Maharashtra by the students of St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
  7. Talk on Informed and Ethical Voting- a Doorway to Good Governance at Jamia Millia Islamia

 To apply for our Campus Ambassador Programme, write to [email protected].  

3. Workshops for Future Leaders

To sensitize future leaders, ADR also conducts workshops on electoral and political reforms for youths who are part of a Fellowship Programme. We organised workshops for the Piramal Foundation's Gandhi Fellows located in Sujangarh & Gurgaon. We are also planning to reach out to the youths working in corporates.

4. Visits to ADR

ADR also accepts tour visits of students/other delegations to ADR office and briefs them on the electoral and political issues. You can read about the Visit by Afghan Delegates, here.


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