Call for Applications: Agrasar Autumn School [Oct 9-11, Himachal]: Register by Sept 25


Agrasar Autumn School is a 3-day fully residential programme by the Agrasar Foundation to embed a sense of community engagement and entrepreneurship in travelers and youth.

The programme will include formal visits to social organizations and informal visits to places of tourist attraction in Dharamshala, Palampur, Bir-Billing and McLeodGanj.

Furthermore, it will present an opportunity to get involved in adventure sports such as paragliding and trekking.

Number of Candidates

15 candidates will be selected for the 2016 Himalayan Edition of Agrasar Autumn School on the basis of their achievements, social work and travel experience. These 15 candidates will be also provided with an internship opportunity at Agrasar Foundation and their experiences will be published on the Agrasar Blog.


Candidates will be required to report at Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) at 8 AM on 9th聽October, 2016聽and the programme will come to an end at 6 PM on 11th October, 2016.

Agrasar Autumn School is a 3-day life changing experience. Within a short span of 3 days, you will get an opportunity to experience scenic beauty of Himachal Pradesh, visit sustainable organizations, interact with inspirational change-makers, and network with a brilliant peer group. For adventure freaks, a truly eye opening experience awaits in form of paragliding. For others, community visits will prove to be simply overwhelming.

After this experience, you will realize the true value of people and things you take for granted in your life.

You will learn to question the status quo, find solutions to complexities of your life, and learn very precious life lessons. Not to mention, you will set the bar of travel and learning goals too high for yourself and your friends.

Come, experience true happiness with us! 馃檪


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Social Organizations

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Sahaj Foundation

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Sambhavanaa Institute

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Deer Park, Bir

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Aavishkaar, Palampur

Informal Visits

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Dalai Lama Temple

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Bhagsu Nag Waterfall

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Sobha Singh Art Gallery

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Bir-Billing Paragliding Centre

Topics of Discussion

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Role of Youth in Local Governance

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Media and (Mis)Representation of Minority Groups

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Women in Hilly Areas: Equal to Men?

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Can Free Speech and Restriction Co-Exist?

Keynote Presentations

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Public聽Accountability and Laws of Spending

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Self Management: Journey from Head to Heart

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Women Leaders: Inspiring Stories from Himalayas

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Environment and Climate (Development vs. Environment)

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