Nation-wide recognition through awards and accolades –
FED was one of the top three finalists in the Education category for the prestigious HCL Grant 2018. The shortlisted entities represent the most outstanding non-profit bodies working to bring critical change in Indian villages.
FED’s pioneering approach for education and development of adolescent and youth was endorsed by the planning Commission and systematically incorporated in the 10th, 11th and 12th Five Year Plans for the entire country.
Inspired by FED and drawing upon its rich experience, several partner NGOs from Rajasthan, UP, Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam, Orissa and MP have implemented similar proggrammes for adolescents.
FED’s movement for the liberation and rehabilitation of bonded labour has drawn national as well as international attention. It has been covered by BBC-Hindi for DD’s outstanding contribution in rehabilitation of bonded labour in Baran district.