School for Democracy

FDR started 'School for Democracy' at Hyderabad for providing training to concerned Citizens committed to the cause of democracy. The School started functioning in March 2007.

The training focuses on democratic principles, processes and nurturing genuine and sincere democratic leadership.

Leadership Training and Capacity Building

This project involves conceptualizing and organizing focused programmes for identified individuals towards enhancing their leadership and communication skills for advocating citizen-centered politics and leading citizens' efforts (at grassroots, intermediate and State-level) targeted at achieving desired political and governance reforms. (FDR/LOK SATTA has earlier successfully trained nearly 100,000 citizens in Andhra Pradesh under the 'Active Citizens' Training Programme' (2001-2004) to promote collective informed assertion. See for details).

These training and capacity building programmes will have the following as their key features: