Rev.Fr.Sebastian Panjikkaran, the founder director of Yuvakshetra, was born on 01-10-1944 at Puthenvelikkara,Thrissur. He was ordained priest on 13-03-1971. He has done his doctorate in youth Psychology. His dream and vision to develop the youth guided him to the foundation of Yuvakshetra. He is lover of youth activities and strives for the integral development of the youth.His vast experience of study and service in India and abroad is the internal inspiration behind all his activities.