Western Orissa specially some pockets of Boudh and Bolangir are migration prone area .People from the particular area move to different States in search of livelihood .A major portion go to brick Klin of Andhrapradesh and Chennai .Youth migration in search of better livelihood is also a matter of concern .Migration can be said as the best coping mechanism as long as corruption, exploitation, atrocities, injustice are not associated with it. But most of the time people suffer due to lack of proper information , knowledge both at source and destination level. Keeping all these things in mind, Youth Council for development Alternatives (YCDA) has started the initiative on migration issues through the project called “Empowerment of Migrant Workers for sustainable Livelihood and Good Governance”, in Partnership with Sir Dorabji Tata Trust , Mumbai and technical support from Aajeevikab Bureau .The project started in February 2010.
Project at a glance
Project were piloted in 16 migration prone panchayat of Kantamal block in Boudh district.
|District||Name of the Block||Numbers of GP||Total numbers of village covered|
Status of Migrants
|Total number of House hold Surveyed||Total population||Total Migrants||% of Migrants|
The interventions would focus on the needs and plans of the following vulnerable sections:
Following specific objective will be achieved during the projects period;
To achieve the objective in the project following specific strategies will be adopted;
Mr. Rajendra Meher (CEO)
Youth Council for Development Alternatives (YCDA)
At/Po - Baunsuni, Tikirapada Road
Dist-Boudh, Odisha-76215, India
Tel- 9437194954/ 7750018377
Website : www.ycdaindia.org