UNDP in Odisha

About Odisha

The state of Odisha, located on the east coast of India, was created on 1 April 1936 as a province in British India by carving out certain portions from the provinces of Bihar, Orissa and Madras. The state, however, took its present shape only in 1949 with the merger of the princely states including Mayurbhanj. more

Status of Projects

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been working with the government, civil-society and the peoplele of India since 1951 to help them find their own solutions for global and national development challenges.

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UNDP in Odisha

  • Access to Clean Energy (2009-2012)
    Access to Clean Energy

    The project, in partnership with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, aims to enhance access to clean and renewable energy for livelihoods in remote un-electrified villages in the selected seven United Nations Development Assistance Framework states of India.more

  • Support to National Response to Mainstreaming HIV (2008-2012)
    Support to National Response to Mainstreaming HIV

    In partnership with the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), the project aims to expand coverage and impact of the national HIV response by mainstreaming HIV in selected ministries; to enhance capacities of civil society groups to protect human rights of PLHIVs and of government officials to effectively manage National AIDS Control Programme (NACP-III).more

  • Financial Inclusion (2009-2012)
    Financial Inclusion

    In partnership with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, the project aims to increase financial inclusion of the poor by developing appropriate financial products for them and increasing awareness on available financial services and strengthening financial literacy, particularly amongst women.more

  • Natural Resources Conservation Outside Protected Areas (2009-2012)
    Natural Resources Conservation Outside Protected Areas

    The project, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, supports community-initiated conservation efforts outside designated protected areas in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Odisha. This includes strengthening the capacity of communities to monitor and sustainably manage their resources.more

  • Capacity Development for Local Governance (2008-2012)
    Capacity Development for Local Governance

    In partnership with the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India, the project aims to strengthen the capacities of elected representatives and officials, institutions and processes at various levels to improve service delivery through training, networking and knowledge sharing.more