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About Vikash

Vikash has come a long way as a Non-Governmental Organization in Odisha, working towards Sustainable Development and Protection of People’s Rights through community involvement, keeping in view the Sustainable Development Goals(SDG) since 1986.

Since inception, Vikash is working to uphold the ethos of determination,and dedicationconfidence for an all round development of thecommunity. We believe that development can take place when the community realizes its own strength. In the process, we strengthen and support community structures and local institutions. We believe in human initiative, strength and innovative spirit, rather than charity.

We believe “small is beautiful” but at the same time we realize that small things can perish if they are not a part of the whole. Like streams coming together to form a river, the growth of great civilizations comes from a network of small initiatives. Here at Vikash, we have designed our line of action to work in large areas while maintaining the beauty and sanctity of small things.

Vikash worked with  leprosy-affected persons for their rights from 1986 and has expanded to the following areas:

Legal Status

     1.  Registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860

         Regd.No.1249-137 of 1986-1987, Date: 04/09/1986

      2. Registered U/S 139A of Income Tax Act, 1961 for PAN Card

           No.AAAAV0954D

      3.  Registered U/S 12 AA of Income Tax Act, 1961

             Regd.No.98/1999-2000, Date: 05/01/2005

      4.  Registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010

            Regd. No. 105020071, Date: 21/4/2016, Valid up to 31/10/2021

      5. Registered U/S 203A of Income Tax Act, 1961 for TAN Card

           No.BBNV00295B,Date:11/11/2009

      6. Registered in DARPAN portal of NITI Aayog

            Unique ID- OR/2017/0152669

      7. Registered under Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

            Regd.No.200/SSEPD of 2010, Date: 23/06/2010, Valid up to 22/06/2024

      8. Registered under the National Trust Act, 1999

            Regd.No.OVIK16512283345, Date:17/03/2016,Valid up to 14/04/2026

       9. Registered under Employees Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

            Code No.ORBBS0016174000, Date: 03/02/2012

      1o. Registered under Employees State Insurance Act, 1948

             Code No. 44000239300001099, Date: 09/12/2019

Organisational Structure

Our Presence

Board of Management

Sl No. Name of the Members Occupation Position held in the Governing Body
1 Dr. Hussain Rabi Gandhi Poet Chairman
2 Mr. Bibekananda Mishra Social Service Secretary
3 Mr. Ashok nanda Social Service, Educationist, Thinker Member
4 Mr. Sankarsan Hota Social Service Member
5 Mr. Ajit Das Advocate Member
6 Mr. Tushar Ray Social Service Special Invitee
7 Mr. Pradeep Patnaik Activists Special Invitee
8 Mrs. Chandrakala Sunani Woman Activist Member
9 Mrs. Sunamani Runguda Woman Activist Member
10 Mrs. Renubala Majhi Woman Activist Member

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