Governing Body

The Governing Body of the PHDMA is constituted as follows

1. Development Commissioner - cum -
Additional Chief Secretary and Chairperson
2. Secretary, Agriculture Member
3. Secretary, Finance Member
4. Secretary, Food Supply & Consumer Welfare Member
5. Secretary, Forest & Environment Member
6. Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Member
7. Secretary, Housing & Urban Development Member
8. Secretary, Panchayati Raj Member
9. Secretary, Rural Development Member 
10. Secretary, School & Mass Education Member
11. Secretary, ST & SC Development Member
12. Secretary, Women & Child Development Member
13. Director, Economics & Statistics Member
14. Member-Secretary, PHDMA Member Convenor

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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...