UNICEF Orissa programme is based on United Nations Development Action Framework (UNDAF) and Government of India –UNICEF Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP). UNICEF’s work is mostly concentrated with children from neonatal stages to adolescence. There is also a special focus on social inclusion in the entire programme for women and children in the state. UNICEF consistently works with government, civil society organizations and other partners to strengthen their capacities to deliver the quality services to all its citizens. One of the major activities of UNICEF is to influence policies and programmes with respect to the rights of children and women through advocacy. UNICEF is one of the knowledge centers on children rights and related development issues. UNICEF Orissa periodically also undertakes various research and studies on different topics related to children in Orissa.




KIIT School of Rural Management (KSRM), KIIT University, Bhubaneswar was conceived with a vision to show path of eradicating rural backwardness by opening multiple windows of opportunity in rural sector. KSRM was conceived keeping in view the current rural development needs of the country with particular reference to eastern India which, happens to be the poorest region of the country.

KSRM’s vision is to strive to become a leading global academic institution in the field of Rural Management and show the path of eradicating rural backwardness. The school’s mission is to catalyse the process of sustainable and holistic rural development and minimize existing rural-urban divide by generating, disseminating and applying relevant knowledge innovatively in solving problems of rural sector.






KISS – A Home away from home…..

Kalinga School of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar, the largest residential institute for the tribals in the world, provides accommodation, food, health care, education from kindergarten to Post graduation and basic amenities of life absolutely free with a job assurance after completion of education and vocational training.

  • Humble beginning in 1993 with 125 children
  • 15,083 children (60 % boys and 40% girls)
  • Students from 62 tribes of Odisha