Gram Vikas

gram vikas

Gram Vikas is a social development organisation working in Odisha and Jharkhand since 1979. The organisation works with Adivasi communities and the rural poor to help them lead a dignified life by building capacities, strengthening community institutions, and mobilising resources. Gram Vikas has worked with more than 6,00,000 people in 1,700 villages, with a focus on water, livelihoods, sanitation and hygiene, habitat and technologies, education, and mitigating effects of natural disasters.


Articles by Gram Vikas


people working on a piece of land with digging and ploughing tools in Terangasil, Odisha-NREGA in Odisha

July 20, 2021
Left high and dry
Without any work under NREGA, migrant workers and their families are left without their sole income source during India's second wave of COVID-19.
photo3-woman sitting with her family and child playing

May 19, 2020
Photo essay: Fears and aspirations in times of COVID-19
Ground realities captured from across Odisha give us insights into how communities perceive the pandemic.
sanitation in india

February 5, 2019
Sanitation efforts must focus on quality, equity, and social inclusion
Important learnings from rural Odisha that can inform future sanitation policy and practice.
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