Development efforts call for active involvement of individuals, groups and communities. In this process non-government organization play a vital role and render essential service in mitigating widespread poverty, destitution and deprivation, especially among the vulnerable groups – women, children and youth in the developing countries. As a step towards the cherished goal of participation, peace and development, PRATIKAR unfolds its saga of development for wider sharing with all those concerned with development of the underprivileged.
PRATIKAR being a state level organization has been working with people of the Odisha on issues of grassroots development and women empowerment since its inception. The organization works in different districts of the state. Initiated in 1998, the organization has recorded rapid strides in reaching the marginalized through its need-based and community-oriented training, services, extension, documentation and partnering with network activities, to emerge as a leading non-governmental, non-political and non-profitable organization.