Project name:

People Centered Governance

Project Title:

PRIs, Good Governance and Social Justice

Partners and their address:

KFA (Koraput Farmers Association) Goutam Nagar, 1st lane Po – Koraput Dist - Koraput.Orissa. 764020 Tel 91 6852 252849. E-mail:

EKTA, 1st Lane, Goutam Nagar,Koraput – 764 020 (Orissa) 06852 250842,Field Office At:Duruguda, PO: Dumuriput Dist: Koraput –764021, Phone-06852 201770, Fax-06852 252606,,,

FARR (Friends Association for Rural Reconstruction) Muniguda Dist-Rayagada,765020,Ph-06863212187,

OPDSC, (Orissa Professional Development Service Consultants ) Post Box No. 17, At.: Raniguda Farm,Po./Dist.: Rayagada, Orissa, India, Pin : 765 001,Ph.No. :+91-06856 – 222516, 224571 (Mobile No: 9437404459),E-mail: Web :

LNSRD (Lakshman Nayak Society For Rural Development), At: - Sargiguda,Po:- Tikiri,Via:- Kashipur, Dist:- Rayagada, Pin – 765001,Phone / Fax – 06856 – 286118, email –

MGYS (Maa Ghumura Yubak Sangha), C/o-Mati Maa Mahila Morcha,At/Po-Daspalla, Nayagarh,Odisha

JAGRUTI, Daringabadi, Kandhamal, Orissa, India – 762104 Phone- (06849) 245406 Fax- (06849) 245388E- ,

SWATI (Social Welfare Agency & Training Institute), At-Malerimaha, Po-Paburia, Dist-Kandhamal, Odisha-762112

Project field area: no. of the villages, name of the GPs Block, District etc.
Org. Total Villages & GPs Block District Beneficiaries
KFA 16 villages from Kumargandhana village

11 villages from Tikarpada GP
Lamtaput Koraput 1556
EKTA 15 villages from Mahadeiput GP

11 villages from Padampur GP
Koraput Sadar Koraput 942


FARR 18 villages of Singari GP

12 villages of Pujariguda GP
K.Singhpur Rayagada 795

OPDSC 6 villages of Jatili GP

5 villages of Akhusingh GP
Padampur Rayagada 770

LNSRD 29 villages of Seriguma GP

14 villages of Sikarpai GP

K.Singhpur Rayagada 1185

MGYS 25 villages of Solaguda GP

13 villages of Gochhapada GP
Phiringia Kandhamal 1021

JAGRUTI 19 villages of Partomaha GP

15 villages of Badabanga GP
Daringbadi Kandhamal 922

SWATI 10 villages of Guttingia GP

11 villages of Paburia GP
Tikabali Kandhamal 1074

Total project period and starting date:

Total project Period is 3 years. Project Duration: 1st January2011 to 31st Dec2013

Total approved budget and budget for the present year:

Total Costs

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Rs.2,32,06,297 (approx) Rs.72,14,723 Rs.92,14,183 Rs67,77,391
Project Objective / overall Goal and Expected Results:

Overall Objective:Empowering PRIs to further Good Governance by ensuring Sustainable Development and Social Justice

Specific Objectives

Ensuring Rights & Entitlements of vulnerable communities through enhancing the accountability of PRIs towards effective implementation of Acts/policies and development programmes

Enabling the PRIs to advocate for actualizing Devolution of Powers and Enforcement of PESA

Strengthening state level collective advocacy actions for - (i) Actualising the spirit of devolution as laid down in 73rd constitutional amendment and PESA enforcement

INTERMEDIATE RESULT (1) : Panchayat annual development plans prepared by the people in 16 Panchayats find a place in district development plans

INTERMEDIATE RESULT 2: Marginalised people in 230 villages from 16 GPs in 3 districts exercise their rights and entitlements under sustainable livelihood and social security schemes.

INTERMEDIATE RESULT 3: Panchayat and block level PRIs (16 Panchayat of 8 blocks) functioning in a transparent and accountable manner in accordance with the existing State Panchayat Acts and PESA.

INTERMEDIATE RESULT 4: Panchayat and block level PRIs (16 Panchayat of 8 blocks) functioning in a transparent and accountable manner in accordance with the existing State Panchayat Acts and PESA

INTERMEDIATE RESULT 5: PESA rules for the state framed and shared with the Government

Major achievements till date:

Village Development Plans are developed in a participatory approach in the 230 project villages.Village and Panchayat level Institutions (Village Development Committees, Task Force, Wage seekers’ associations etc ) are formed and are being strengthened .

Base line data of the villages are collected to identify the most vulnerable families who are to access the social security schemes.

Capacity building of the staffs and Task Force members are done on Village Development plan preparation, FRA, MGNREGA, Revenue land laws and other social security schemes.

Advocacy actions are being initiated at panchayat and block level. Community member’s united representations on delay in wage payment, electric bills without giving connection, Paper miller’s ban on bamboo cutting in CFR applied forest etc are being heard of by the local administrations.

Concerned staff member:

Mr.Saroj Ku Jena, Senior Programme Officer ,

Dr.Bharati Mishra. Programme Officer



Significant learning till date: Not Applicable

Registered Office

Address: 12-13-438,
Street No.1, Tarnaka,

City : Secunderabad
Pincode: 500 017.
State : Telangana.
Country : India.

Phone : +91-40- 2701 8257

Fax : +91-40- 2700 5243

Email :

Bihar Resource Centre (BRC)

H/o. Mr. Binod Kumar Jha,

Address: Road No. 15F,
Ground Floor, Rajiv Nagar

City : Patna
Pincode: 800 024.
State : Bihar.
Country : India.

Email :

Jharkhand Resource Centre (JRC)

C/O Manju Singh
29/A, Hume Pipe Area
Besides Civil court, Sakchi
Jamshedpur - 831 001
State : Jharkhand
Country : India

Phone : +91 0657-2231101

Email :

Odisha Resource Centre (ORC)

H.No.283-B, Duplex, Near Kalyani Plaza

City : PO : Patrapada, Bhubaneswar
Pincode: 751 019.
State : Odisha.
Country : India.

Phone : +91 0674-2471514

Email :

Tamil Nadu Resource Centre (TNRC)

D.No.5/5, Ground Floor,
Arunachalam Garden,
Devi Nagar, Karambakkam

City : Porur
Pincode: 600 116.
State : Chennai.
Country : India.

Email :

Telangana Resource Centre (TRC)

Address: 12-13-438,
Street No.1, Tarnaka,

City : Secunderabad
Pincode: 500 017.
State : Telangana.
Country : India.

Phone : +91 040-2701 6038

Fax : +91-40-2701 6038

Email :

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