Samvada supports, sensitises and empowers disadvantaged youth to create a just, humane and sustainable world. Over the last 25 years, we have nurtured youth leadership, created alternative livelihoods and promoted youth work in Karnataka.

What we do

Our youth resource centres mentor young people in 8 geographies across Karnataka

We equip marginalized youth to enter and influence socially critical professions

We incubate youth resource centres in socially and ecologically sensitive areas

We build and share knowledge about youth and youthhood

Baduku Community College is announcing its upcoming courses. Click here for more details.

Samvada celebrated its 25 years with a series of events on the 9th, 10th and 11th of February, titled, Parise. These included a seminar, musical performances, youth summits and a staff reunion. Some glimpses of it below. To know more about the Parise, go here.

Workshop on Social Movements

The Youth Work Resource Center organised a four day workshop on Social Movements. The workshop included lectures, discussions, field trips and tree planting activities. The workshop was attended by youth from Samvada Bangalore YRC as well as the Yuva Samvada Kendras from different parts of Karnataka. Some glimpses of the workshop are below.

“World View” a foundation course in Film Appreciation.

Baduku Community College and Samvada Youth Resource Centre, Bangalore jointly organises “World View” a foundation course in Film Appreciation. The course starts from the 5th of August. On the first Sunday of every month there will be thematically conceptualized film (documentary, short film and feature film) screenings, followed by an appreciation session by subject experts from the film industry and film critics. To register send your CV to or contact 9739287217