Vision & Mission


By 2025, the rural people of Odisha live in a state of wellbeing and free from all forms of poverty and have the capacity to cope with all types of vulnerability.


Ensuring sustainable livelihoods for the rural through improved access to financial, livelihood and other support services, with institutions of the poor playing a catalytic intermediating role. OLM implementation is in a Mission Mode. This enables (a) shift from the present allocation based strategy to a demand driven strategy enabling the districts to formulate their own livelihoods-based poverty reduction action plans, (b) focus on targets, outcomes and time bound delivery, (c) continuous capacity building, imparting requisite skills and creating linkages with livelihoods opportunities for the poor, including those emerging in the organized sector, and (d) monitoring against targets of poverty outcomes.