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    Community Meeting in Rehabilitation Colony for colony management issues

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    SHG Development Program

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    Navjeevan Cooperative "General Body Meeting" In progress

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    Students visit to Regional Science Centre,Bhubaneswar

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    Exposure Visit of SHG members

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    Navjeevan Cooperative's 52 member stitching unit inauguration

Research :


Renaissance operates as a business unit in disseminating the acquired knowledge from the field level operations and research as well as from consortium of experts to address developmental issues attached in general to social, economic, political and cultural development and specific to infrastructure projects. The domain expertise includes among other things the following:

  • Social & commercial research;
  • Involuntary resettlement & rehabilitation of project affected people;
  • Periphery Development & Corporate Social Responsibilities;
  • Natural resource based livelihoods;
  • Public-Private-Peoples partnerships in social and rural sectors;
  • Poverty reduction & social development;
  • Public Health & education;
Title of the Project
Situation Analysis for promotion of Sustainable rural based Livelihoods Alternatives among the vulnerable households residing in 65 villages in Kashipur block of Rayagada District, Odisha : Strategy & Resourced Implementation Plan.
Funding Agency
Disha, Bhubaneswar
Project Period
December 2009-May-2010(Six Months)
Objective of the Project
a) Analysis of current livelihoods practices.
b) Devising alternate livelihoods strategies leading up to sustainable improvement of their living standards for 3,500 households residing in villages in and around Kashipur block of Rayagada district.
Key Output from the Project
a) Detailed analysis of livelihood pattern and its synergy with their assets and socio-economic status.
b) Micro and Macro livelihood intervention Plan for the area. Land, livestock and non-farm enterprises for different sections of populace and villages were identified.

Title of the Project
Religion & Development Research
Funding Agency
University of Bath, UK
Project Period
September 2008-November 2008(Three Months)
Objective of the Project
The aim of the study is to bring out relationship between religion and development.
Study was conducted at two sites viz. rural site comprising 662 households (Mendhasal village, Khurda), Urban site comprising ~2000 households (Tinikonia Bagicha, Cuttack)
Key Output from the Project
Wellbeing of the populace at both the locations was qualitatively ascertained on following parameters
a) Material Wellbeing
b) Relational Wellbeing
c) Subjective Wellbeing

Title of the Project
Assessment of livelihood pattern and development of livelihood action plan, Rural Development Institute (RDI)
Funding Agency
Rural Development Institute (RDI)
Project Period
1st December, 2009 to 10th January, 2010
Objective of the Project
To have an assessment of the livelihood pattern of farmers and to develop a livelihood plan based on micro plot in 4 districts (Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Koraput & Gajapati) of Odisha
Key Output from the Project
a) Detailed analysis of livelihood pattern and its synergy with their assets and socio-economic status.
b) Micro and Macro livelihood intervention Plan for the area.

# Evaluation of e-Governance initiatives of Government of Orissa's various line departments

As part of its mid term evaluation of e-governance initiatives recommended and funded by Government of India to various states, the National e-Governance Program invited ASCI and Renaissance to conduct on its behalf an evaluation cum impact assessment of e-governance initiatives taken up by Orissa Government. The primary objective of the study was to assess whether such initiatives benefited the common man.