PSD has partnered with Gramin Shiksha Kendra (GSK) as part of a co-learning program that is supported by the Global Fund For Children (GFC). As partners in GFC’s global initiative Partnership to Educate All Kids (PEAK), PSD and GSK will undertake a co-learning exercise as part of which facilitators from PSD will visit GSK to understand various aspects of GSK’s programming and the methodologies leveraged. During this visit, PSD’s facilitators will conduct a 2-day capacity building workshop for GSK’s staff on leveraging sport-based approaches for the holistic development of young people.

Duration: April 2024 - February 2025



PSD has partnered with Gram Vikas to conduct a series of capacity-building workshops and monitoring sessions aimed at empowering youth leaders of Gram Vikas to effectively deliver sport-based sessions in their local communities in Mohuda, Odisha.

Duration: February 2024 - Ongoing



For Sahbhagi Shikshan Kendra (SSK), PSD implemented a series of workshops to build the leadership capacities of the youth part of SSK’s project in Japla, Jharkhand. PSD partnered with PRIA and the Martha Farrell Foundation for this engagement.

Duration: May 2023 - March 2024



PSD was commissioned by Mahila Jan Adhikar Samiti (MJAS) to develop a handbook on safe sport experiences for participants and coaches of their Football for Freedom, Unity, and Solidarity for Girls program in Rajasthan.

Duration: March 2023 - October 2023



PSD partnered with Azad Foundation to train youth leaders and team members associated with their Men for Gender Justice and Azad Kishori programs on sports facilitation and leadership skills. The first training took place in Jaipur, Rajasthan in February 2023, while the refresher training was conducted in New Delhi in July 2023. As part of this partnership, PSD also created a curriculum for Azad Foundation.

Duration: February 2023 - July 2023



PSD partnered with the Social Action for Knowledge Building & Awareness Raising (SAKAR) to train female youth leaders on sport facilitation and leadership skills. The training took place in January 2023 in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh.

Duration: January 2023



In February 2023, PSD led the Fit for Life Funshop, organized by UNESCO New Delhi, in partnership with Manav Rachna Educational Institutions, and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), in Faridabad, Haryana. The Funshop built the capacities of 34 sports leaders from across India on how to use sport for social good.

Duration: February 2023



PSD partnered with the ITTF Foundation to develop a ‘Table Tennis for Development’ (TT4D) Handbook, as part of the ITTF Foundation’s ongoing collaboration with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). The handbook is for coaches and young people demonstrating exercises, sessions and case studies using table tennis for contextualised social development outcomes such as health, education, gender equality and life skills training.

Duration: August 2022 - September 2022



PSD created a training program for the member organizations of Girls Not Brides (GNB), to train youth workers from organizations on using sport-based initiatives to tackle gender stereotypes. Workshops were held in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand for GNB’s member organizations from these states.

Duration: January 2022 - November 2022



PSD has been implementing a series of training workshops for female youth leaders part of Mahila Jan Adhikar Samiti’s (MJAS) football program in Ajmer district, to build their capacity as coaches in order to reach a greater number of female participants within their communities for future programs.

Duration: September 2018 - January 2023



PSD partnered with the Milaan Foundation, a human rights-based organization, for their project on changing narratives that perpetuate violence against young women and girls in public spaces in rural India, to design a sport-based curriculum to combat gender-based violence, champion human rights and develop soft skills.

Duration: September 2021 - December 2021



PSD partnered with FARE Network to conduct a hybrid workshop on building awareness and sensitivity on queer issues in football and sport for Participatory Research In Asia (PRIA), Martha Farrell Foundation (MFF), and Anantapur Sports Academy (ASA). Along with the workshop, PSD developed a resource - Tackling Homophobia in Sports, highlighting terminologies, facts and issues relating to queer rights. The resource also shed light on the prevalence of homophobia and the need to tackle it in football and other sports.

Duration: October 2021 - November 2021



PSD produced an online resource "Sport Against Gender Inequality (SAGI)" in collaboration with the Martha Farrell Foundation (MFF) and the Commonwealth Secretariat. The SAGI online resource was designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure availability of online sport for development resources to practitioners. SAGI aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Agenda, addressing SDG 5: Gender Equality. The resource builds the capacity, resilience and confidence of adolescents, girls and boys, to recognize, resist and take action on gender-based violence in their own families, communities and local institutions. You can access the resource here:

Duration: June 2020 - July 2020


PSD’s multi-sport curriculum has been designed to deliver a comprehensive movement skill and multi-sports program for children between the ages of 5-16 years, allowing them to master basic physical literacy and experience multi-sports through a series of progressive games that will teach them the basics of athletic development and well-being. The curriculum also ensures that participants learn various soft skills and sporting values through the different activities designed.



PSD redesigned the curriculum for the KBC programme in collaboration with the Martha Farrell Foundation (MFF) and PRIA. PSD led the design for the sports-based methodologies in the curriculum, which were used in sections such as self-awareness, understanding peer pressure, self-esteem, leadership, teamwork, and gender stereotypes, among others.

Duration: June 2019 - October 2020



PSD, in collaboration with Harsha Trust and the CSR arm of Paradeep Phosphates Limited, organized a 3-day training workshop for their youth facilitators in Paradip, Odisha. The workshop focused on building the capacity of the facilitators to effectively deliver PSD’s physical activity and multi-sport curriculum to school children from class 1-3.

Duration: Feb 2020 - July 2020



Between 2016 and 2018, PSD conducted various training workshops with coaches, PE teachers and community trainers associated with Anantapur Sports Academy across the district of Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh. These workshops built the capacities of facilitators to help them deliver more effective sports programs to children and youth. The workshops focused on aspects such as effective communication, leadership, gender, first aid as well as nutrition and well-being.

Duration: April 2016 - May 2018


PSD provided curriculum development support to Sportism, a private sport development organization, to help them initiate and set up a young children's multi-sport program in residential colonies in Chennai. PSD assisted them in developing age and skill appropriate multi-sports curriculum for young children between the ages of 5-12 years.

Duration: January 2016 - February 2016


PSD provided curriculum development, training and monitoring and evaluation support to Monkey Sports, a sport for development organization based in Patna, in order to initiate and implement a physical literacy program for young children in schools across Bihar and Jharkhand.

Duration: June 2018 - November 2020


Through a series of workshops, PSD supported the training and development of CYSD’s (Centre for Youth & Social Development) rural youth leaders and anganwadi workers across 5 districts in Odisha, to build capacity and empower them to implement a sports-based program with children and youth within their own communities.

Duration: August 2018 – December 2019


PSD provided curriculum development and training support to Greenshoots Sports to help them initiate and set up a young children's health and fitness program in New Delhi and NCR. PSD's work included:

    1)  Undertaking market research to gauge the interest of and demand from different stakeholders relating to young children's sports programs.
    2)  Developing an age and skill appropriate sports and fitness curriculum for young children between the ages of 5 and 12 years.
    3)  Training of coaches and trainers employed by Greenshoots to implement the curriculum.

Duration: January 2015 - January 2016


PSD delivered high-quality physical education and multi-sport curricula to several educational institutions, as well as successfully trained their teachers and coaches to deliver these programs effectively and efficiently. Partner schools included Sherwood Public School, Heritage Valley School, and Sri Aurobindo International School in Hyderabad.

Duration: February 2015 - June 2015