DDU GKY -

Odisha Rural Development and Marketing Society (ORMAS) is an autonomous professional body under the aegis of Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha engaged in Livelihoods promotion, Marketing of Rural Products and Placement linked Skill Development.

Objectives:

Livelihoods promotion through cluster development with focus on producers’ collectives (SHGs and Producers’ Groups).Provide a platform for sale and display of rural products by organizing and participating exhibitions (inside and outside state).To up-grade skills of rural youth in different trades as per market demand and provide placements in organized sector.

Activities of ORMAS

Livelihoods Cluster promotion under NRLM MahilaKisanSashaktikaranPariyojna (MKSP) under NRLM. Implementation and monitoring of DDU-GKY and Roshni Program of MoRD, GoI. Marketing of Rural Products through Tie-ups and participation in marketing events Organization and participation in exhibitions

ORMAS is ensuring marketing support to the Producers’ Groups by establishing marketing tie ups, organising exhibitions and providing technical support.