YLTP (Youth Leadership Training Program)

Key Milestones Achieved

0 Himalayan States
0 Districts
0 Yuvacharyas (Pratinidhis)

The Art of Living has made Youth Leadership Training Program (YLTP) its vehicle for empowering communities through capacity building workshops, awareness campaigns, resource-building exercises, and by offering technical expertise.

The YLTP focuses on personal development and communication skills.Motivated youth are selected from the local communities and trained appropriately. These empowered youth, known as Yuvacharyas, act as change agents in their local communities. 

So far the YLTP base model has rendered remarkable success in areas as diverse as disaster management, promoting child rights, fighting HIV, spreading natural farming techniques and managing conflict.


List of no. of Pratinidhis in Himalayan states

No. States Districts No of Pratinidhis
1 Himachal Pradesh 12 441
2 Uttarakhand 13 1861
3 Sikkim 4 17
4 Arunachal Pradesh 25 534
5 Manipur 16 162
6 Tripura 8 342
TOTAL 78 3357


YLTP Across India

Trained over 2,03,220 rural youth

Reached 40,212 villages in India

55 model villages (in progress)

Planted over 2.3 million trees

2138 homes, 16,550 toilets, 1152 bore-wells and 904 biogas plants built

49,500 hygiene camps and 25,950 medical camps conducted benefiting 5.6 million people.

rajesh kumar

Rajesh Kumar

Overcoming Addictions, Rajesh Goes on to Train 3000+ Youth in YLTP

Himachal Pradesh: Rajesh Kumar from Him- achal Pradesh took to drugs and alcohol at a very young age. At a time when he should have been focusing on his studies and building his career, Rajesh was often found in a drunken stupor, engaging in meaningless brawls with his friends, neighbors, and family members.

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