AchievementThis young, dynamic woman from Chalappali in Andhra Pradesh is our community champion. She literally spearheads  “Be the Change” initiative,transforming the lives of the youths in Chalappali region in AP. Lalitha is a well known Change Maker of the entire region. A Masters in Social Work, Lalitha works with FIDR.



1India’s first state “White paper on CSR” was released on 17th May 2016 by the Government of Odisha. FIDR had authored the white paper. CSR white Paper a research based solution showcased the value, economic impact, and contribution of Different Corporate towards sustainable development of Odisha.




2Ananya, the e-Portal, was launched by the Honourable Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik at New Delhi on 6th January, 2017. Popularly known as the eBay for women artisans of Odisha,  Ananya, an initiative under the aegis of the office of the Chief Resident Commissioner, New Delhi, is an online platform and a virtual marketplace to enhance and promote the products of women artisans of Odisha, in a seamless global market.

3Knowledge Partner for Prabasi Odia Conclave, the biggest congregation of Odia diaspora in India, so far and inaugurated by the Honourable Preisdent of India, Sri Pranab Mukherjee, Honourable Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik and Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, (Minister of State – Independant Charge), Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government Of India.

4bd6b49d-7db5-4538-bbee-333197a9ca1aIn the last two years livelihoods program among tribal women of Jajpur district has resulted in an increase of household income by 3X.