The latest participatory methods and tools like PRA, POPP,
focus group discussion, etc. are used.
Some of the major studies
Impact Assessment Study of Rural Development Programmes in
Sambalpur District of Orissa, Sponsored by Government of
India, Ministry of Rural Development (Monitoring Division),
Five Year Prospective Plans under National Food for Work
Programme (NFFWP) in 2 District i.e. Balangir & Kalahandi of
Orissa, Sponsored by ORMAS, Govt. of Orissa, BBSR.
Forestry Database for the Directorate of Social Forestry
Project, Govt. of Orissa under the project “Quantitative
Assessment of Community Initiatives for Forest Management”.
Status of Hand Pumps of 2 Blocks in Kondhamal District of
Orissa, sponsored by UNICEF and District Administration.
Study on “Horror stories of Tribal women involved in Trade of
Local Brewing” Bihar, sponsored by Govt. of India.
A Base-line survey/Block-Plan of Champua Block, Keonjhar
District, sponsored by the Ministry of Rural Areas and
Employment Programmes, Govt. of India.
Evaluation of Old Age Homes and Day Care Centres in the State
of Orissa, with support of Ministry of Welfare, Govt. of
Preparation and Updation of Database for Project Affected
Persons (PAPs) & Eligible PAPs (EPAPs) displaced by 3 mines
projects of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd.(MCL), subsidary of Coal
India Ltd., funded by Coal India (World Bank Project).
Preparation of Semi-Annual and Annual Resettlement &
Rehabilitation Action Plans (RAP) and Indigenous Peoples
Development Plans (IPDP) for the mines displaced and
peripheral villages respectively for 3 mines projects of MCL,
at IB Valley Area, Jhasuguda District, Orissa.
Community and Forest a baseline study sponsored by
India-Canada Environment Facility (ICEF), New Delhi.
Socio-Economic Database of 2 nos. Gram Panchayat of Daspalla
Block, Orissa sponsored by MISEREOR, Germany.
Various studies for evolving Micro-Level Plans and Projects
for CART including health and education status of women and
children of 2 G.P.’s of Daspalla Block, Micro-Level Resources
Plan in 50 selected villages of Daspalla Block, identification
of community wasteland through resource mapping in Daspalla
Block, feasibility on watershed and integrated land based
programme in 10 selected villages of Daspalla Block and a
feasibility study on women’s involvement in agriculture,
horticulture and food processing practices.