About Us



Rural Development Organisation At/ P.O Kanpur, Dist РCuttack, Orissa is established in the Year 1994 at Kanpur under Narasinghpur Block of Cuttack district. Rural Development Organisation shortly known as RDO which is comming from the word Rudo. Rudo means a group of people or a gang of youth who are sitting together, working together and comming together for civil activities.

It is a non-profit making, non-political, non-religious. non-governmental voluntary organisation working since 1st Jan 1994 at the field of tribal and Rural Development.


RDO’s intervention is to satisfy the basic need of the poorest of the poors. Development of human and material resource within the weaker sections, comparing them by creating self-confidence, leadership quality is the main mission & vision of RDO. The important tool for RDO is to create awareness among the target group for their social, economic change. Rural Development Organisation objectives to establish peoples Organisation which will be help in empowering them to work for collective action with more self-confidence for their own Development.


The focal group are the poorest of the poor which includes ST, SC, children, women, landless laborers, rural artisan, small and marginal farmers and other weaker sections of the society


RDO has registered under The Societies Registration Act (XXI) of 1860 and FCRA under the Ministry of Home affairs, Govt. of India and 12AA under I.T. Act from the com-missioner of I.T, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.


The head office is located at Kanpur. Dist-Cuttack, Odisha.


  • The major programmes undertaken by RDO for integrated development are :-
  • Social Forestry.
  • Health
  • Innovation Primary Education.
  • Micro-Credit activities.
  • Agriculture Development activities.
  • Income Generation activities.
  • Construction activities


  • Formation of village level people’s Organisation.
  • Step against exploitation and blind faith.
  • Plantation
  • Sustainable Natural Farming.
  • Agriculture Development and checkdam construction.
  • Creation of village forest.
  • Kitchen Garden.
  • Vocational Training for Youth.
  • Steps for village sanitation.
  • Motivation against child labour abolition
  • Innovation Primary education.
  • Training for leadership Development among rural Youth and women.
  • Promotion of rural sport among the youth.
  • Carryout support service (training, Plane Monitoring, evolution etc.)
  • Carry out different survey, study and documentation.
  • Carry out income generation programme Ike weaving, polutry diary, vegetable cultivation, food processing.
  • Micro – credit activities.
  • Health and Nutrition.
  • Small family norm & population control activities.


RDO has special focus to develop human resources through training among the Grass root level organisation in rural areas.

  • Leadership development.
  • Organisation Building
  • Community Development Training.
  • Participatory Rural appraisal.
  • Planning, Monitoring and Evolution system.
  • Project Formulation.
  • Training of trainers.
  • NGO Management.
  • Income Generation activities.
  • Research methodology.

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