UDAN helps unemployed tribal youth become skilled masons
Young women and men from tribal habitations learn masonry to chart out new careers with higher incomes in the construction sector. KNOW MORE
Higher yields and incomes at lower costs of cultivation for Kantabania farmers
Farmers in Kantabania village adopted the Improve Package of Practices for rice cultivation thereby increasing yields and incomes at lower costs. KNOW MORE
Nutrition gardens enable dietary diversity while conserving water
Two years back, Saraswati started growing vegetables in her kitchen garden. Now, the surplus produce sold in the local market helps her earn extra to support her family. KNOW MORE
Farmer Producer Company transforms the lives of marginal farmers
Membership in a farmer producer company helps small farmers to move beyond subsistence farming, and earn better from farming. KNOW MORE
Community Champions enable safe and dignified migration in rural Odisha
A network of Community Champions support safe and dignified migration for migrant workers from remote villages in Kalahandi, Odisha. KNOW MORE
Job cards help returnee migrants find work during COVID-19
80,403 households across rural Odisha learn about social protection schemes, and 21,194 access its benefits during COVID-19.
Overburdened Community Health Centre receives support from Gram Vikas staff
Gram Vikas staff step in to assist community health centres in crowd management, sensitisation, and raising vaccine awareness.
Tech-enabled Learning Centers bridge the digital divide in rural Odisha
39 technology-equipped Learning Centers in four districts are helping students continue education during the school shutdown.
Fighting misconceptions to promote COVID vaccination uptake in Rayagada district
Gram Vikas staff conducted meetings with local villagers in Gunupur block on vaccine efficacy.
WhatsApp Groups in 13 languages take COVID awareness to Adivasi communities
WhatsApp Groups in 13 local languages bridge COVID information gap among Adivasi communities.
Gram Vikas volunteers drive vaccinations and strengthen COVID management
Gram Vikas trained volunteers support the frontline health workers during the door-to-door COVID-19 surveillance in their villages and encourage eligible individuals to take vaccines.
Smart Community Interface technology enables online learning possible in no network zones
First generation learners study at technology equipped Learning Centres in remote Odisha during COVID lockdown.
Understanding COVID-19 – situation and effects – numbers from remote, rural Odisha
A second round of assessment was done in six districts of Odisha covering 15,595 households in 281 villages, 72 Gram Panchayats, 21 blocks to understand the COVID-19 situation and effects.
Gram Vikas COVID-19 Response June 2021 Progress Update
Gram Vikas has reached out to about 45,000 households in 1043 habitations in 116 Gram Panchayats across 8 districts in the five weeks since the COVID-19 Response started in May 2021.
Grassroots community volunteers lead the fight against COVID-19 in remote rural Odisha
Community Volunteers trained by Gram Vikas are working to reach half a million people across 12 districts in Odisha to register them for vaccination on CoWIN.
Gram Vikas COVID-19 Response May 2021 Progress Update
Gram Vikas has reached out to about 30,000 households in 668 habitations in 88 Gram Panchayats of 22 Blocks of Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Kandhamal and Kalahandi districts from first week of May 2021.
Gram Vikas sets up COVID Care Centre in remote rural Odisha
A cluster-level COVID Care Centre set up by Gram Vikas is augmenting the local healthcare infrastructure in one of the poorest parts of the Kalahandi district in southwest Odisha.
COVID-19 Response: Migrant workers and families receive food and essential kits
Gram Vikas and CMID ensures access to food and essential materials for migrant workers and their families from Odisha stranded outside the state during the lockdown.
COVID-19 vaccination drives to ensure 100% registration in 106 Adivasi habitations in Odisha
Gram Vikas teams help tribal communities overcome vaccine hesitancy through community outreach, information dissemination, dispelling misinformation, and help with registration on CoWIN website.
Adivasi communities register for vaccination slots on CoWIN
Gram Vikas trains community volunteers from tribal habitations in Odisha and Jharkhand to support India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive.