Expressions of Interest (EoI) are invited for preparation of District Human Development Reports (DHDRs) four Districts: Baragarh, Bolangir, Jagatsinghpur and Rayagada of Odisha.

Interested Organizations / Institutions of proven track record having thorough understanding of Human Development issues and good experience in undertaking in-depth research studies are encouraged to submit their technical and financial proposals in two separately sealed envelopes.

The notice for Invitation of EOI and detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) for preparation of DHDRs may be downloaded:

Last date for submission of EOI: Within fifteen days from the date of publication of this advertisement in the News Paper.

Our Focus Area

  • Human Development
  • Change Management
  • Evaluation of Programmes
  • Livelihood
  • Poverty Tracking
  • Research Studies

DHDR Summary

A Poverty Reduction Action

PHDMA has made an effort to reduce poverty by way of demonstrating alternative livelihoods options for poor and vulnerable people of Odisha through a pilot livelihood model “Odisha Fund for Development Initiative (OFFDI)”. This programme created noticeable impact on living standards of the targeted poor weaver communities and gatherers of non-timber forest products of Odisha. More...

Innovative Efforts

Shri Prafulla Meher of Bandhapali, Bargarh district, innovated an advanced power driven machine to enhance capabilities of weavers in winding yarns. This saves a lot of working time and also helps raise their income. This initiative was supported by PHDMA under OFFDI. More...