Jagriti Yatra 2015

Jagriti Yatra 2016 - 15 days Entrepreneurial Journey

Last date to apply

September 30, 2016

About Jagriti Yatra

  • Jagriti Yatra 2016 is 15 days Train Journey which is being organized by Jagriti Sewa Sansthan since 1997, initially it was known as Azad Bharat Rail Yatra but later it was renamed as Jagriti Yatra in 2008.
  • The idea behind Jagriti Yatra is to identify youth over 20 years of age, who have the potential to lead change and bring about change in society by being an Entrepreneur.
    • The Yatra seeks to inspire individuals who have the potential and motivation to become an entrepreneur.
    • The aim of Jagriti  is to inspire young Indian to be Job Creators not Job Seeker by motivating them and providing required exposure required.
  • This Journey would be a 15 Days tour with 425 Participants and 75 facilitator and in all 12 destinations.
  • Jagriti Yatra Journey Dates - December 24, 2016 - January 8, 2016

Jagriti Yatra Route

Jagriti Yatra Route Map

  • Application Form: Participants interested in the journey have an option to fill either the online or the offline application form for Jagriti Yatra.
  • Jagriti Yatra Cost: There is no application fee and the total tour cost is Rs. 59,000.
    • There is also an option of Sponsorship for the Yatra and if candidate is selected they can avail partial or full sponsorship for the Yatra
  • The Important dates related to Jagriti Yatra are:

Event                

Date

Registrations close for Jagriti Yatra 2016- Deadline

September 30, 2016

Registration open for Jagriti Yatra 2017 (next year) September 30, 2016

Last date for cancellations to claim refund

November 30, 2016

Confirmed list of Yatris onboard

November 30, 2016

Yatra commences

December 24, 2016

Yatra Ends

January 08, 2016

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Jagriti Yatra Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age At least 20 years
Details
  • Nationality: Jagriti Yatra is open for Indians as well as International participation.
  • Age: Jagriti Yatra has 2 categories for participation and both have separate age criteria:
    • Participant: 20-27 years
    • Facilitator: 25 years & above.
  • Academic Qualification: There is no criteria for academic qualification as for Jagriti Yatra, abilities of the candidates are important than mark sheets.

Jagriti Yatra Reward

  • Journey: The candidates selected for Jagriti Yatra will become a part of 15 days long Train Journey, passing through 12 destinations covering a distance of 8000 kilometres and visiting 15-20 role models before the end of the journey.
  • Total 450 individuals will be a part of the Journey out of which 40 will be international candidates.
  • Scholarship: The candidates, who are not in a position to support themselves financially, will be provided with full or partial scholarships from the sponsors Coca-Cola 5by20 initiative, and 14 other sponsors.  
    • Either Partial or Full Scholarship will be offered to 300 candidates which forms 66% of the total participants.

Jagriti Yatra Application form and Process

The applications for the Jagriti Yatra 2016 can be made either online or offline depending upon the convenience of the applicants. The details of the application process are:

  • Application Form: The preferred application mode is Online but candidates who want to make offline application, can fill the offline application form and be a part of the Jagriti Yatra.

Jagriti Yatra Application Process

  • Details of the application process: The applications will be accepted for participants as well as facilitators. Depending upon the choices made by applicants, 375 candidates will be selected as the participants while 75 candidates will be selected as facilitators.
    • Section 1-Personal Details: Once the candidates have completed the registration process, they are required to fill the first section with their personal details such as Nationality, contact details, references etc.
    • Section 2- Enterprise Involvement: In this section of the application, candidates are required to answer some questions such as their role model in life, Challenge faced and Learning, Future Plans and Entrepreneurship initiatives.
    • Section 3- General Aptitude: This section requires answer to 3 questions related to :
      • Next big challenge for your locality/community.
      • Motivation to come on the Yatra
      • Achievements.
  • Submission: Those candidates who filled the online application form are required to complete the submission online while those candidates who filled the offline application form can send the form to the below mentioned address by post and mention ‘Registration Form’ in subject:

Jagriti Sewa Sansthan
B 5, Green Acres Housing Society,
Off Din Quarry Road, Panjarpole,
Deonar, Mumbai 400 088

  • Fee Structure: There is no application fee for filling the application form. Fee needs to be paid only if the candidate is selected for the Yatra. But if selected without scholarship, candidates will have to pay Yatra Fee of Rs. 59,000/- per person.
  • Scholarships will be offered to candidates who are unable to pay the Yatra Fee. Foreign Applicants are not eligible for any scholarship:

Yatri Type

Registration Fee

Yatra Fee

Total Fee

Sponsorship Level 1

 Rs. 5,000  Rs. 54,000 Rs. 59,000 

Sponsorship Level 2

 Rs. 5,000 Rs. 27,000  Rs. 32,000 

Sponsorship Level 3

 Rs. 5,000

-

Rs. 5,000 

International Yatri

-

-

1500 USD / 900 GBP

Jagriti Yatra Selection Process

  • The selection of the candidates will be done on monthly basis, a list of the candidates will be published on the website and each month names of 40-50 candidates will be added to the list.
  • The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the answers given by them in the application form.
  • The answers will be evaluated subjectively for raw entrepreneurial potential within a candidate by a selection panel of more than 30 experts spread across the globe.

Jagriti Yatra focus on the following 7 areas:

  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Arts & Culture & Sports.

Jagriti Yatra Address

Jagriti Sewa Sansthan
B 5, Green Acres Housing Society,
Off Din Quarry Road, Panjarpole,
Deonar, Mumbai 400 088

Jagriti Yatra Contact Details

Telephone: 022 64535354 / 022 25550936
Email: selection@jagritiyatra.com

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