KAS-Joint Staff development program (JSDP)

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KAS-Joint Staff development program (JSDP)

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Germany

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is an international agency working for the upliftment of deserving sections of the population almost all over India through its partner organisations. Starting its journey in 1968, it has completed 50 years in this country. Its vision and mission were clear: bringing sustainable change in the life and living of the rural poor through leadership capacity building, initiating  meaningful programmes of various natures without disturbing the existing cultural fabric of the communities concerned, Its method of work was not to impose ideas but to help the partner organisations to go ahead judiciously or rationally with regard to the nature of interventions with regard to the nature of interventions, target groups, operational areas, methods of work and so on. The ultimate objective of the KAS is to see that programmes keep conformity with the economic and social development initiatives of the Government of India.

Besides organising various programmes through the partners. The Joint Staff Development

Current Programmes of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in India

It is the overall objective of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s Country Programme for India to facilitate the reform endeavours and the social changes resulting out of the transformation and modernisation process. The Foundation also aims at supporting India’s integration into the global economy and the process of globalisation. Specifically, the Foundation offers to contribute towards:

  • Assisting India in its process of social, structural and political transformation based on democracy, the Rule Law and secularism.
  • Strengthening of the economic reforms, the small and medium business sector and an effective market economy.
  • Intensifying the dialogue on international relations and security policies between Germany, Europe and India.

The current programmes of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung focus on the following areas of interest:

Social Changes/Law, Economic Reforms/Small and Medium Enterprises, Foreign and Security Policy, Poverty Alleviation /Local Administration, Media, Important Role of the Partner Organisations.

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1 IYD 1988 Kanyakumari Ecology and Environment with Special Reference to Western Ghats: Role of Voluntary Organisations
2 KALYAN 1991 Kolkata Report on Programme Activities by Partner Organisations
3 IYD 1993 Madurai Social Justice, Rural India: Problem and Need Assessment
4 VYK 1994 New Delhi Panchayati Raj, Economic Reforms and Future Strategies of NGOs ‘work
5 RMLP 1998 Orissa Youth and NGO
6 ICPRD 2000 Bhopal Training and Capacity Building for Transformation in the New Millennium
7 MMA 2001 Kodaikanal Women in the New Millennium
8 YVT 2002 Mount Abu Youth for Democracy and Development
9 IYD 2003 Goa Social Transformation: Role of NGOs
10 AISWACS 2004 Kolkata Poverty Alleviation: Role of Civil Society
11 PHDCCI 2005 Chokhidhani Future Society: Role of NGOs
12 CREATE 2006 Jim Corbett Evaluation and Monitoring: Technique, Perspective and Processes
13 KALYAN 2007 Darjeeling Panchayati Raj Institutions and Rural Development –Role of NGOs
14 VYK 2008 Manali Violence and Insurgencies in India
15 IIYW 2009 Aurangabad Global Economic and Financial Crisis – Specific Challenges for the Development Sector
16 MMA 2010 Puducherry Challenges for Emergent India – Role of NGOs
17 YVT &
2011 Ahmadabad Education and Holistic Development: New Demands of the 21st Century
18 IYD 2012 Bangalore Climate Change, Energy Security and Environment Policies of India with focus on Sustainable Development and Inclusive Growth
19 PHDCCI 2013 Chandigarh Youth and Inclusive Growth
20 MMA 2014 Trivandrum Effective Management of NGOs & Good Governance – An Instrument of National Transformation
21 CREATE 2015 Goa Vocational and Skill Development – Impact on Youth
22 SPJS 2016 Visakhapatnam Emergence of Smart Cities: Issues and Challenges
23 PHDCCI 2017 Goa NGO: Staying Ahead and Staying Relevant
24 VYK 2018 Dharamshala Reimagining India: Emerging Issues and Challenges
25 MMA 2019 Kodaikanal