Who We Are

ama adh!kar is a pioneering non-profit and civil society organisation registered in 2004 under Societies Registration Act, 1860 bearing the registration no.- 22396/124. We are a progressive Civil Society of the State of Odisha committed to improve up the quality of life of marginalized section. ama adh!kar  has been undertaking various philanthropic activities and programmes in backward section of the society. We are giving more emphasis on protection of constitutional rights, human rights and civil rights of the individuals. We are trying to enable citizen to know these rights and their duties for all round development of the society at large. For which, we are conducting various thematic capacity building programmes for different stakeholders associated with development. It is the only organization who instigated Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI) in Odisha before its commencement; and organized various awareness generation programmes to popularise RTI in the State of Odisha. For details on our activities, please visit our page ‘What We Do’.

Mission & Vision

ama adh!kar envisages a society based on values of equity, happiness, justice, peace, self-reliance and sustainability where no space for violation of human rights & dignity. To bring about social transformation and human revolution through a value based people’s movement with representative of every corner of the society.

Core Values

  • People centered and right based approach
  • Accountability and transparency at all levels
  • Partnership with the people at local, national and international levels
  • Sustainable development of poorest of the poor

Focus Area

  • Human Rights
  • Child Labour
  • Women's Rights
  • PESA & Forest Rights
  • Right to Education (RTE)
  • Right to Information and Right to Public Services
  • Capacity Building Programme
  • Sustainable Livelihood & Community Development