The way to expand from individual to universal consciousness is to share others’ sorrow and joy

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Frequently asked question

Who can be a Volunteer with SSRDP?

Anyone from any walk of life, any age group, with passion and desire to effect change rural India, is welcome to Volunteer with us. Our Volunteer base consists of people ranging from academicians to field practitioners, research scholars to grassroots innovators, technical professionals to agriculturalists.

Why Should you become a volunteer with SSRDP?

India is the fourth largest economy in the world and is expected to grow even larger in the coming years. Local Knowledge that lies in the traditional and grassroots level in India can help the country to become a world knowledge leader. A society when urban India and Rural India are in perfect sync for a better, greener, healthier and more abundant society. You can contribute in your own way:

  • By helping ideas and initiative from and for Rural India and find their space for expansion, fulfillment;

  • You can invest in green ideas which will help society as well as our lives;

  • If you have some innovative green idea, you can work with us to for make it grow and generate wealth;

  • If you are a scientist or technologist, you can pursue research yourself or guide your students to add value in local knowledge and innovations

  • If you are an entrepreneur, you can help is scale up some other innovator’s innovation,

  • If you are a student, you can work with us in augmenting grassroots innovations.

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Your Donation can transform many lives


Through the kindness of people like you, our work has made a difference in the lives of Rural India villagers. Your gift to Sri Sri Rural Development permits us to improve and change the future by giving them the opportunity to have a better life. With our projects, we aim to empower Rural India, by encouraging economic development, providing clean water and sanitation, giving solar lights to help them to work and study at night, rural women to be able to earn their livelihood.

Offline Payment Method

Bank Details

Account Name :- Sri Sri Rural Development Programme Trust
A/c No.- 64032164524
IFSC Code :- SBIN0040871

Bank :- State Bank of India
Branch : – Art of Living Branch Udaypura

Kindly send the following details to accounts@ssrdp.org

Sender’s / Donor Name
Website / Email Address
Contact No
Address of the Donor
Purpose of the donation
Type of donor – individual or Institutional
Amount transferred
Transaction ID

If you have any questions please call us at +91 (080) 28432966



“Get involved with SSRDP and sharpen your gifts and talents to transform lives”

SSRDP invites interns to join us in the cause of rural development by sharing their skills and experience for empowering people in rural areas. We offer an internship program for undergraduate and graduate students. This will be an exclusive opportunity for University students and recent graduates to participate in variety of our social initiatives.


  • Provides an opportunity to interns, to put into practice and deepen their theoretical knowledge of development issues

  • Provide the interns the platform to develop a more grounded understanding of Rural development

  • Give Interns an opportunity to learn our methodologies, researching, campaigning, networking skills and operating aspects of development work

  • Provide opportunities to strengthen, scale up and build volunteer programmes

  • Provide exposure for interns to take action in our cause


You need to submit the completely filled Internship Application form.
Download the form here.

Once filled, please specify the region you intend to intern in. To contact SSRDP representative to know more, Click here.


  • Should be above 18 years of age

  • Should be in college/ recent pass out

  • Should be able to put in a minimum of 3 months.

  • Should give full time and intensive commitment

  • Should believe in values of Art of Living- Respect for Human Dignity, Transparency, Innovation, Accountability, Secularism, Non Violence, Working in Partnership.

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