• Town Planning Colony, Dhenkanal, INDIA
  • +91-6762-228680
  • pmu.mission@gmail.com
  • Town Planning Colony, Dhenkanal, INDIA
  • +91-6762-228680
  • pmu.mission@gmail.com
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About Us

MISSION is non-government, on-political and non-profit development organization established in 2002 dedicating to enhance the quality of lives of rural and urban poor in Odisha. The strategic priorities are mitigating acute poverty and starvation, ensuring social inclusion and justice, good governance and citizen’s right. Sensitizing communities identify and initiate development measures. Being a strong believer of the thought people’s participation key to social reforms, we facilitate community to be engaging with different initiatives taken for their development. We are directly work with community and takes their issues into larger development forums for their accelerate growth. Besides the basic needs i.e. livelihood, health, education, habitation, emergency support, water and sanitation, we are analysing socio-economic issues, which prevent their growth. Our campaigns: on making alive of verbal tribal languages, saving indigenous seeds that are in endanger stage, cattle care movement are exceptional efforts to serve the society in differently.

Suffering of victims of devastating supper cyclone in costal belt of Odisha in the year 1999 and subsequently floods in 2000 and 2001 stimulated Mr. Prabodh Kumar Moharana to build a civil society organization to serve people. Those times gave an opportunity to realize that people need to take initiatives for their development and support mainstream agencies for overall growth of the society. It has been realized that there is a need to extend professional support from NGOs to the community and joint effort of GO and NGO is highly required in the state of Odisha for quick socio-economic growth of the state. Under the leadership of Mr. Prabodh, MISSION has formally registered in 2002 after two years of interaction and engagement with rural communities, with the mission to "energies involve and enable communities to realize their potential". We started by working with a few rural communities in Odapda Block of Dhenkanal District in the state of Odisha. Since its inception it has focused on Entrepreneurship Development , Capacity Building, Skill Development, Livelihood Promotion etc and have come a long way to being functional in 5 Districts.

An equitable society where people can realize and exercise their potential, and live in peace with dignity.

To endorse sustainable practices includes socially inclusive and gender equitable to enable hard-core poor and group of conscientised people or communities to enjoy a dignified quality of life.

  • Transparency & Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Gender Equity
  • Social Justice
  • Participatory Action
  • Peace & Harmony

Our Approach

Mission’s approach is holistic. It has ability to adapt to changing development context is what makes it unique and has sustained it for more than one decades. It support govt in terms of effective implementation of different development schemes and ensure public participation in monitoring and evaluation of the program. It also builds evidence at community through research to advocate for pro-poor policy.

Our Governing Body

Sri Byomojyoti Biswal serves to the organization as president. He is Master in Commerce and Master of Laws. He has more than 15 years of experiences in the field of entrepreneurship development. He has been putting his effort in motivating rural unemployed youth to establish their enterprises since 5 years with MISSION. He is the key mentor of the board members and staff.

Mr. Swedesh Ranjan Mohapatra is the member of board. He is a degree engineer and expert in estimation and civil planning.

Smt. Sukhada Soubhagyalaxmi holds the Vice-President position of MISSION. She is Master of Social Work and Master of Business Administration. She is an expert trainer in traditional cloth works. Her experience on NGO management and organizational development is very much beneficial for organization.

Ms. Sagarika Mohanty is the Treasurer of MISSION. She is very keen to social mobilization, capacity building and fund management.

Mr. Probodha Kumar Moharana is the founder and holds position of Secretary at MISSION. He brings along over 17 years of experience in Research studies, Program Design & Management, Partnership Management, and liaison. Possess expertise and cross-functional acumen in community centered initiatives focusing around, Livelihood, Health and Nutrition, Micro Finance, Health & Sanitation, Local Governance etc. He is expert in financial management and budget maintenance. He has excellent quality in team development, performance coaching, fund raising and organization development.

Mrs. Sudipti Sahoo is the member of board. She is Master of Arts. Her quality experience in institutional building and SHG management is quite exceptional.

Mr. Jiban Prakash Das is the member of board. He is expert in IT/ITES & Networking.

Our Supporters

Govt. of India:

  • Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  • Ministry of MSME
  • Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
  • Ministry of Labour & Employment
  • Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
  • Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports
  • Ministry of Textile
  • NABARD
  • MSMEDI
  • KVIC
  • NIN

Govt. of Odisha:

  • Department of Employment & Technical Education & Training
  • Department of Higher Education
  • Director of Industries
  • Department of Information Technology (OCAC)
  • Department of Panchayatiraj & Drinking Water
  • Department of SC,ST,OBC & Minority welfare (OSFDC)
  • Department of Schools & Mass Education
  • Department & Housing & Urban Development
  • Department of Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare
  • Department of Forest & Environment
  • Department of Health & Family Welfare
  • Department of MSME

Leadership Team

Mr. Probodha Kumar Moharana

Director

Operation & Management

Mr. Probodha Kumar Moharana is the director of MISSION. He brings along over 17 years of experience in Research studies, Program Design & Management, Partnership Management, and liaison. Possess expertise and cross-functional acumen in community centred initiatives focusing around, Livelihood, Health and Nutrition, Micro Finance, Health & Sanitation, Local Governance etc. He is expert in financial management and budget maintenance. He has excellent quality in team development, performance coaching, fund raising and organization development.

directormission@yahoo.co.in , +91-9861868192

Mr. Bikash Kumar Moharana

Deputy Director

Protocol & Liasoning

Mr. Bikash Kumar Moharana is Deputy director of MISSION. He has been involved with Mission since its inception. He has completed MBA and MSW. He is expert in formulating business proposal on non-firm and off-farm based micro enterprises, digitalization of program monitoring and placement link to trained youth. He has keen interest in building capacity of SHGs for their socio economic development. He is well tuned in managing Govt sponsored projects and keep team motivated to achieve the targets.

bikashmoharana@gmail.com , +91-9861087975

Advisor Committee

Mr. Deepak Kumar Tripathy

Mr. Deepak Kumar Tripathy is the additional director MISSION. He has 25 years of experience in development sector and has associated with MISSION since last 2 years. He has successfully performed his job responsibilities with different agencies in different capacities. He has served at various National level NGOs, International donors, bilateral agencies, Govt Department and Corporate Agencies. He has well managed programs in collaboration with Plan International, DFID, USAID, OFDA, Clinton Foundation CII and Tata Steel. He has also worked with JICA, CRS, CARE, Lepra, J.K Paper. He has quality overseas work experiences in Indonesia, Bangladesh and Nepal. His core competency area is “Poverty Analysis and Planning for hard core poor and minorities”. He well versed with social research, motivational training, mentoring, Participatory planning monitoring and evaluation.