CSR White Paper

India’s first state “White paper on CSR” released in Odisha, written by Founder & Mentor of FIDR and Goa Livelihoods –  Mr Charudutta Panigrahi

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Training of Trainers

Urban Innovation


Capacity Building


The Odia Honour - book presented to Odisha CM

Book edited by Mr Panigrahi being presented to the CM of Odisha Sri Naveen Patnaik at Delhi. The book is titled The Odia Honour and is a rare collection of writings on Odisha state formation and Barrister Madhusudan Das, the Father of Odia Nationalism.

Felicitation June 2019

Mr Charudutta Panigrahi being Felicitated and Speaking on Climate change, Disaster management & Economic development in Delhi, 7 June 2019

Robotics After FANI

FIDR has started a Robotics training program for young students in Konark with the help of our US Chapter and interns from the US. This is an intervention to support the local communities in positive cognitive learning and development in the aftermath of disaster and devastation. The young students have immersed themselves completely in developing Robotics themselves.

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Meeting with the Education Minister of Odisha

FIDR Konark team with an intern from the US, meeting the Education Minister of Odisha

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Code A Future Training

Training (Computers, Coding, HTML, etc) is given to the rural youth of India at different centres in Andhra Pradesh, in collaboration with NASSCOM and Microsoft

LIB Sessions

Lab-In-A-Box sessions conducted for students in various schools in Andhra Pradesh.

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Review and Recommendations

Charudutta was a panelist at the National Consultation on ‘Fifteenth Finance Commission and Panchayati Raj : Review and Recommendations’ scheduled on the 20th of May at Deputy Speaker Hall, Constitution Club of India

Certificate of Recognition

Recognition for our Intern – Rishav Singh from USA for his community work in Konark, post FANI. Rishav participated in 2019 PUSD Leadership Symposium.

Media Coverage - Aaj Tak

India’s first civil society report on Mining, a Prudent Perspective released in Delhi by FIDR. Mr Charudutta spoke about the loss in livelihoods due to Mining Sector Stress. The Event was held on 23rd January, 2020 at IIC, Delhi. Video

Team At Work

Presenting the source book, 'Mining, A Prudent Perspective'

Charudutta Panigrahi Meets The Secretary To Government Of India, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Sri Srinivas Injeti IAS. Presents The Sourcebook “Mining A Prudent Perspective”. India’s first civil society report on Mining, a Prudent Perspective was released in Delhi by FIDR.

Shri Charudutta Panigrahi - Chief Guest in a workshop on ‘Sustainable Development and Public Policy: Recent Trends’.

The workshop was organised by The Central University of Odisha, Koraput. March 2020

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Charudutta presenting India's first White paper on CSR at Government of Odisha

Charudutta's Message on COVID19 (External Services Division of All India Radio)

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” The coronavirus is a serious thing, it is spreading quickly, there is no cure for it yet. The stronger is your immune system, the safer you are. Video!

Community Work Under COVID 19, Ganjam - Odisha!

With the Community during COVID 19