Who We Are

Rural Development Action Cell (RDAC) came into existence in the year1989 and later in December’1990, the RDAC got registered under Society Registration Act 1860 as per Govt. of Orissa laws and in the year 1995 registered under FCRA Act of 1976 from Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. After Math RDAC have registered under Juvenile Justice care and Protection act -2000, Person with disability act-1995, Income tax-12A,80-G,Pan and Tan, and finally RDAC recognized by ISO.

The professionally trained youth joined with the RDAC and the organization has got its repute and excellence on implementation of programme for children, youth, women victim of Trafficking, Domestic violence, mentally ill persons and elderly, Livelihood Health and Family Welfare and Skill Development of rural artisan etc.

Award & Rewards

  • RDAC awarded Zilla Gramya Jangala Committee as “SABUJA BAHINI” in the year 2013.

  • Awarded by Collector & District Magistrate, Mayurbhanj for outstanding performance towards service for elderly in Mayurbhanj district on the eve of Senior Citizen’s Week’2017.

  • Awarded by Collector & District Magistrate, Mayurbhanj for Excellent Performance on Women Empowerment during the period of 2018 & 2019.

  • Awarded to RDAC-Swadhar Greh by Collector & District Magistrate, Mayurbhanj for outstanding Performance on Protection of Women Victim of Violence in Mayurbhanj district on the eve of International Women’s Day 2019.

Geographical Area of Operation

RDAC concentrates its activities in the hilly-drought prone Tribal populated Mayurbhanj, district of Odisha, which is Scheduled District with about 57.87% of scheduled tribe Population. It covers all the 26 blocks of the district and 4459 villages 382 Gram Panchayat. RDAC is assigned to work for 26,35,570 people as direct beneficiaries.


RDAC efficient management , achievement of successfully completion of the project, sincerity and committed staffs, transparency ant all level, and experience to handled the high risk programmes, Keeping in views of the credibility and capability RDAC has got recognition at Central, State and District and international level.

S. N. Name Authority Recognized to RDAC Nature of involvement
1 Governing Body Member in State Resources Centre, School and Mass Education Dept. Govt. of Odisha. Monitoring the Education and inclusion of elderly and Children.
2 District Rescue team Member Rights of child labour
3 General Body Member, Odisha State Council for Child Welfare, W&CD Dept. Govt. of Odisha Child care and Right based approached for children.
4 President All India Federation of Backward classes. Advocacy for upliftment of backward classes.
5 Draft Committee on Sexual Harassment, Govt. of India. Promote of legislation
6 Member, District Child Protection Committee, Mayurbhanj Care and Protection of Children.

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