Welcome To VICALP

GENESIS (Home Page) Registered as a society in 1995, VICALP is a grass-root NGO working in 12 districts covering 84 blocks in the State of Odisha - India. Starting its journey in Gajapati district and in course of time expanding its direct operation to Kandhamal, Jharsuguda and Jajpur districts, VICALP also is present today in Ganjam, Rayagada, Kalahandi and Puri districts through campaign and network activities. Additionally, VICALP has taken up rural entrepreneurship development in 12 districts of the State. The organization was founded by and is staffed with members/workers who are basically from tribal and Dalit villages/ communities in the area of engagement and have experience working for various people’s organisation, local/Indian NGOs in the region.

Developmental Interventions

Food Security and Land Claim

  • VICALP and HELP partnership began with an initiative in just 30 villages in 1997 and over more than 16 years it has spread itself into 150 village communities with wider and growing levels of collaboration & cooperation among communities & peoples.More

Dalit Empowerment

  • Commencing in 2000, VICALP and 50 partner villages were engaged in an animation project concerning Dalit Rights.In course of time the process of Dalit Empowerment emerged into an autonomous state level Dalit People’s Platform known as More

Human Rights Campaign

  • VICALP with the support from EU/EIDHR/CA implemented Adivasi-Dalit atrocity monitoring programme in Kandhamal, Gajapati, Rayagada, Ganjam and Puri districts in Odisha.VICALP organised and promoted a Tribal-dalit lawyers forum involving 15 More

Peace Building,Reconciliation & Communal Harmony

  • VICALP has been actively involved in peace building and supporting the victims right from December 2007 communal unrest in Kandhmal, Kalahandi and Gajapati districts in More

Vocational Skill Development for Tribal-Dalit Youth

  • Vocational Skill Development for tribal-dalit youth in south Odisha-India (Christian Aid and Netherland Embassy, New Delhi: 2011- on going).VICALP initiated market relevant employment More

Inclusive Economic Development–IED

  • Inclusive Economic Development –IED (Scottish Govt./CA: 2010- on-going): VICALP in collaboration with Christian Aid, New Delhi and Scottish Govt.International Development Fund, UK, is implementing a project titled Inclusive Economic More

Poorest Area Civil Society Program(PACS)

  • Poorest Area Civil Society Program (PACS), 2011-Ongoing: VICALP with the support of DFID/Christian Aid has initiated poorest area civil society program in September 2011.More

Promoting Network of Rural Entrepreneurship in Collaboration with TATA

  • VICALP with the support of DFID/Christian Aid has initiated poorest area civil society program in September 2011.More

Promotion of Advanced Agricultural Practices through SRI

  • VICALP with the support of DFID/Christian Aid has initiated poorest area civil society program in September 2011. VICALP, through a 4 member NGO network process, is implementing More

Centre for Research and Development Solidarity(CRDS)

  • VICALP in collaboration with Dr. Dip Kapoor- Professor-Alberta University-Canada, has promoted a research institution named “Centre for Research and Development Solidarity”-CRDS,More

Disaster Response/Humanitarian Assistance

  • For the first time VICALP with support from Christian Aid-New Delhi entered in to Humanitarian Relief and Rehabilitation activities in 2011-12 and started a package titled as More

Eakta Abhijan

  • VICALP as a catalyst grass-root based non-Government organization representing the perpetually marginalized, oppressed and socially excluded indigenous groups of Orissa, has always kept protection and promotion of the interests More


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