About Organization

UDYAMA” (www.udyama.org) refers to keeping on steady walk for “what next” despite being un-successful till to reach the root causes of poverty, hazards and vulnerabilities in rural, coastal and urban setting.

Our Mission  
To attain the vision, Udyama embraces integrated and convergent actions embedded into the community-led programmes promoting innovation and inclusion.  We facilitate networking among people for collective actions towards reducing disaster risks (Natural, Climate and Human made) and achieving livelihood, gender rights, and equitable and sustainable development.

Our Vision
Ensure improved quality of life of vulnerable and marginalised small holders through livelihood enhancement and enhanced resilience for risks reduction. 
Our Belief
We believe in translating the actions through continued reflection and mutual learning, and adopting sharing as a principle of development and change management. Udyama believes that safe, secured, specific, scale, smart and sustainable (6’S) efforts can bring about the desired change in promoting Resilient Communities.

Strategic Approaches

Udyama follows four strategic directions towards fulfilment of it’s stated Vision and Mission:
•    Program diversity with value based assurance and insurance
•    Creating enabling environment for micro-macro linkages
•    Institution Building , Process Development  & Partnership
•    Promotion of alternative and local-specific development processes

Program Focus Areas for UDYAMA:

  • Food, Water, Environment and livelihoods as right to protection and promotion
  • Youth, Women, Child Health Education, Sanitation , Hygiene & Nutrition as right to development.
  • Risk and Vulnerability reduction and climate governance & justice in mitigating Drought, Disaster and Combating Desertification as right to Participation


Since inception the UDYAMA has made a small walk towards the implementation of  diversity of action Programs that has reflected in ground.  Creation of enabling Environment for community action, improving the capacity of participating community for drought mitigation thru regulated water management, forest preservation protection and utilization is the prime activity of UDYAMA. 

The following are the actions and reflections narrated:

  • Strengthening people's organization
  • Facilitating youth association
  • Capacity building of micro-institutions
  • Forest protection and conservation
  • Distress migration and distress sale
  • Environmental awareness campaign
  • Construction of cross bund
  • Drought mitigation programme & Water user society
  • Renovation of community tank
  • Non-Formal Education
  • Health and Sanitation
  • Techno managerial support to NGOs on livelihood options, watershed management, sustainable agriculture
  • Consultancy on watershed conservation and rehabilitation
  • Appraisal, Monitoring , Evaluation and feasibility study of development projects

Actions and reflections at UDYAMA are grouped under the following broad thematic areas:

  • Citizen action and advocacy for climate justice & End Water Poverty Campaign and right based approach
  • Behavioral Change for accelerating governance & undertaking responsibility and accountability Rural and urban livelihoods (entrepreneurship development)
  • Capacity building for Change Management 
  • Youth, Women and child development focusing Health, sanitation and education
  • Techno managerial support to NGOs on livelihood and development diversification and Waste recycle, reuse, and management 
  • Deepening Governance & Mainstreaming
  • Effective networking and partnering with CSOs and resource institution for mitigating hazards all forms and DRR with reference to enhancing community adaptation and resilience.
  • Techno-managerial support to PRIs, Government, NGOs CSOs, INGOs corporate, institutes on feasibility study, EIA, post evaluation
Committed faculties at UDYAMA are exposed to community development and capacity enhancement with national and international development and management training backdrop. This is the institution with multifarious skill base having varied expert team members. The organization is staffed with a team of professionals with diverse backgrounds including disaster mitigation, Gender, Health and Hygiene, WATSON, livelihoods management, rural development and disaster planning, environmental resource management. The organization has well-equipped base-offices in Titlagada (Hottest Place in India) for KBK, Nayagarh and coordination office Bhubaneswar the state capital of Orissa.  All three offices are capable of catering training and exposure programs on specific themes, with modest amenities and contributing healthy learning environment. The offices have basic infrastructure for training, including computers, printers and other audio visual aids. UDYAMA has established good rapport with institutions and individuals, government corridor within and outside the state to make resource pool and organize capacity building programs, studies and program monitoring on demand.
UDYAMA has tremendous ability to organize and work in diverse geographical and cultural scenarios even in critical and conflict areas, abilities to provide innovative strategies at the policy level and also swiftly form camaraderie with the community are assets that UDYAMA nurtures .Now UDYAMA has a different space not only facilitating organization of CSOs  in development corridors but an enabling one too. UDYAMA is representing one of the lead member-organizations  in Orissa State Disaster Management Authority , Our relentless work has brought us more pride to become one of the participating partner organizations of Global Network of Civil Societies for Disaster Risk Reduction, SPHERE-India, Ending Global Poverty ,Water, Sanitation and Climate Change, Campaign for MDGs, UN-Climate CAUCUS,NGO Gateway ,ProVentionWeb ,Development from Disasters Network - Signatories, and one of the enlisting members of UN ECOSOC, Corporate Disaster Resource Network(CDRN),National Alliance for Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction(NAADRR)
UDYAMA envisages to contributing and providing solutions to the development organizations/practitioners within Orissa and beyond towards accelerating Responsiveness to Social development and change management, environmental richness and safety as right based approach. UDYAMA has proven track record towards development initiatives particularly resource conservation and mobilization working with  networks and various stakeholders This overall approach is aimed at empowering the vulnerable communities to participate, negotiate, change, and hold accountable the institutions that affect their well-being and improved capabilities in the long run. With its steady walk UDYAMA is responsive to commitment furthermore to:

Brief Profile of UDYAMA

Name of the Organization - UDYAMA (www.udyama.org)
Legal Status :
Registered under Societies Registration Act, XXI of
1860 (Registration No.746/44 - 1997-98, dated 7th
Whether registered in Ministry of Home Affairs under FCR Act :
Registered under FCR Act (No-105180003, dated 18.05.2001)
Address of Organization :
•    Registered Office: C/o Sri Krushna Chandra Mohapatra Gandhi Marg, Near Park,–Nayagarh-752069,Orissa, India
•    Western Orissa Project Office :High School Pada,Pattanaik Niwas, Titlagada-767033,Bolangir, Orissa, India
•    Central Coordination Office:Plot No- HIG-140, K-6/ Kalinga Vihar,Patrapadapost-,Bhubaneswar7510019- , Orissa,India
•    KBK project Office: C/o Sri Panchu Parida,( Retd Head Master ,Paadahandi, Nabarangpur, Odisha.
Name of the Banker :
State Bank of India
ADB- Code-3944,Nayagarh Branch,Nayagarh-,Orissa,
Pin 752069, Orissa, India
State Bank of India,Titlagada-767033, Bolangir, Orissa
UTI , Bank, Satyanagar Branch, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
Indian Overseas Bank, IRC village Nayapalli Bhubaneswar.
Tax  exemption registration :
Registered under 12AA  no-
80G under tax exemption act no-
TAN - BBNU00532A
Responsible contact person and Designation : Pradeep Mohapatra, Secretary

Communication contact :
Phone :0674-2475656; Cell :91+9437110892

Co-ordination office

Pradeep Mohapatra

Team Leader

"No Work Is Small , Small Is Big", Scale for Sustainable Communities"

HIG-140/K-6/Kalinga Vihar, Bhubaneswar 751019,

Orissa, India

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