IRDMS: Primary Education for Tribal People in Orissa

Project Brief: IRDMS - Primary Education for Tribal Peole in Orissa
Project Type: Formal Schools (description)
Primary Focus: children of dalits/tribals (description)

Secondary Focus: to go to formal school

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Stanford
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Shilpi Gupta
Project Partner(s): Brahmanand Rout
Other Contacts: Mohit Saigal
Project Address: , 10 most backward villages of Belghar area of,Tumudibandh Block of the district,Dupi, Pagarapadi, Susbabhata,
Tel: 91-0674-2546413
Stewarding Chapter: Stanford
Feb 2009StanfordUSD 2855
Sep 2008StanfordUSD 1
Sep 2008StanfordUSD 1784
Mar 2008StanfordUSD 1784
Jun 2007StanfordUSD 2550
Nov 2006StanfordUSD 2550

Total = $11524

The project is located at Tribal district Kandhamal in
Orissa state of India. The project will be implemented
in 10 most backward villages of Belghar area of
Tumudibandh Block of the district.

Main Objective: All the school going age children
(approx. 188 children) will enroll, attend and
successfully complete primary
education by 2010.
• To aware the community about the utility of education and bring their participation in developing educational standard of the villages.
• To ensure total enrolment and full attendance of all school going children in the village based education centers.
• To create opportunity for the eligible children to use their potential to successfully complete the standard of primary education.
RDMS was formed in 1994. It is registered as a society under Societies Registration Act of 1860 on February 1995 bearing Registration No. 622-699 of 1995-96. Subsequently, it is registered under Foreign Contribution Regulations Act, Government of India and under Income Tax Act. It is also recognized by Ministry of Forest & Environment, Government of India.
Mission – The mission of IRDMS includes promotion of a sustainable process towards a dignified quality of life of concretized rural communities characterized by opportunity for secured livelihoods, ecologically sound upgradation of natural resource base, access to basic education and primary health care, access to safe drinking water and hygienic living conditions and enhances self-reliance and self-esteem.
Full list of towns in affected by the project: