In Brief

We are on ground in 151 villages in and around two major Eco - Systems. Tropical Hill Ecosystem of Shimilipal Biosphere Reserve & Eusterine / Coastal Ecosystem of Bay of Bengal in Balasore District of Orissa in India.

Our Motto

Let Us Live & Act Together
Since it's inception PRAVA has received the honorable patronage of reputed regional, national and international Funding agencies and Institutions like
Associates Over the Period
* Ministry of Environment and Forest, GoI, New Delhi.
* Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi
* Council for Advancement of Peoples & Rural Technology (CAPART),Action and GOI,New Delhi IE2,BBSR.
* Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (SPWD), New Delhi
* Broederlijk Delen & Solid, Brussels, Belgium.
* Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS), NewDelhi/ERO,Kolkata
* Action-Aid , Bhubaneswar
* Action for Food Production (AFPRO)
* World Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF-I), New Delhi
* Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
* RDC, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur.
* Indian Institute of Bio-social Research and Development (IBRAD), Kolkata
* Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata
* Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, MP
* Vikram Sarabhai Centre for Development Interaction (VIKSAT), Ahmedabad
* MANAGE, Hyderabad

Our Current Partners

* Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI), Odisha
* National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), DPMU, Balasore

A list of our networking at different levels are:

* Two regional Forest Protecting Federations in Nilgiri forest range of Balasore district and Kaptipada & Udala forest range of Mayurbhanj District of Orissa, India.

* Orissa Jangala Mancha (A state forum of forest protecting groups) for advocacy.

* Executive Member of SANHATI, a State alliance of NGOs of Orissa.

* Founder Member of ODMM, a state forum for Disaster Mitigation and Management.

Apart from the agencies & Network PRAVA partnering with all stake holders of Need Areas of North Eastern Odisha, India


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