CYSD (Centre for Youth and Social Development) is a non-government and non-profit organization established in 1982, working to improve the quality of lives of tribal, rural and urban poor in Odisha, India with a primary focus to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, ensuring social inclusion and justice, good governance and citizens rights. Core areas of work include helping communities identify and initiate development measures; providing training and other capacity-building support to pro-poor organizations and individuals; and carrying out research and advocacy in favor of underprivledged and tribal people. 


  • General Contact
More info
  • +91 674 230 1725 | +91 674 230 0983
  • +91 674 230 1226
  • E-1 Institutional Area
    Gangadhar Meher Marg
    Bhubaneswar - 751013

Area of Expertise

  • Analyzing budget making policies and practices in Odisha
  • Tracking state budgets in different sectors from the perspective of the poor
  • Analyzing macro issues of public finance such as debt, state revenue generations, and fiscal management
  • Tracking of flagship federal programs
  • Citizen's advocacy with legislatures and media on budget and human rights issues


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Major Current Activities