An Eventful Saturday!

It’s gives a reason to celebrate when some team members attend public events and represent the organization. Two of our team members did that today and we certainly couldn’t have asked for a better Saturday! Our research associate Anila Kumar Panda attended a learning session conducted by YouthBank International at Gram Vikas Conference Hall. Using […]

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What is the status of cold storages in Odisha?

Did you know that more than 1.45 lakh tonnes of fruits and 4-5 lakh tonnes of vegetables go waste in Odisha every year? Cold storages play a key role in increasing the production of fruits and vegetables. They extend shelf life of produce, maintain quality, prevent oversupply, reduce transport bottlenecks, and period of marketing during […]

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What is the leprosy prevalence rate (PR) in Odisha?

On January 30, 2018, as the world observed the Leprosy Eradication Day, Odisha had to face some tough questions. The Hansen’s disease, which was declared to be eradicated in 2006-07, is now back in the eastern Indian state with a high prevalence rate (PR). As per the data from the Union Ministry of Health and […]

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