News Updates Odisha Environment Congress 2015 22nd , 24th December 2015


HDF centre for Development Action and Research (cDAR) is committed and dedicated to contribute towards improving the Human Development Continuum (Survival-Development- Participation) based on the priorities of the National Five-Year Plans and Millennium Development Goals.

About HDF cDAR

Development Action and Research (HDF-cDAR) is a not-for-profit organisation striving to excel in its aspiration of being a think and action tank with a humanitarian spirit. It originates from Human Development Foundation Trust founded by a group of young professionals, registered in 2007 with a view to addressing the problems relating to socio-economic development of the state and the country as a whole. Originally the HDF Trust was operating under two wings, such as Academic Programme Wing with a Management of School (SoM) and Centre for Development Action and Research (cDAR) having different activities such as development actions, research, advocacy, training and capacity building in the areas of health, education, livelihood and governance respectively. Subsequently the cDAR wing of HDF got itself registered as separate Trust in the year 2013 December.


HDF- cDAR conforms to the r e q u i r eme n t s o f p r o g r amme participants, sponsors, users of services and society at large by channelizing its efforts in creating human resources through teaching and training, and developing “Think Tanks” through research, studies, model initiatives and evidence-based advocacy. It is committed to continual improvement of services, processes a n d r e s o u r c e s f o r e f f e c t i v e conformance to the requirements of all stakeholders.

The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Rules 2015.

ODISHA ENVIRONMENT CONGRESS 2015 - Theme Environment Health & Nutrition FOR ODISHA.  23rd & 24th December 2015