Jagriti Yatra is a national platform that inspires 500 youth every year through an innovative train journey of 15 days and 8000 km to become entrepreneurs. Since 2008, Jagriti Yatra has inspired more than 5000 youth across the country, resulting in 1200 plus enterprises. The vision of Jagriti Yatra is to inspire young Indians living in the middle of the Indian demographic diamond to lead development by taking to the enterprise. By doing so, they turn from being job seekers to job creators.
Todays Challenge- Youth employment has been the biggest challenge for India which needs to create 10-15 million jobs per year for the next decade to provide gainful employment to its young population. Accelerating entrepreneurship and business creation is crucial to creating these jobs.
Employment and livelihood are going to be a huge issue in the coming years. Jagriti Yatra over the past 11 years, has built a strong platform in Tier 2 & 3 towns to enable entrepreneurship. A community of 5000+ youth has been created, 28% of them turning into entrepreneurs. In 15 days we are able to create transformational impact in the youth through our unique experiential leadership program.
Shift mindset of the people for job seekers to Job creators Successful creation of the enterprise in the first 3 years of participation of the program. The conversion rate being 28% 24% of a partnership formed within the Alumni community ( Ecosystem post yatra) 10% of people are employed in the development sector. 9% are employed in government and Public sector.