Rahul Daspattanaik

86 Rahul_Daspattanaik

Placed at:   Sundergarh, Odisha

Education: BA (Honours) Sociology, Ravenshaw University Odisha and MBA (Rural Management), Amity University Uttar Pradesh

Prior work experience:

  • Rahul Daspattanaik has worked with the Panchayati Raj Department of the Government of Odisha and was responsible for the training and capacity building of different stakeholders. He also designed training modules and calendars for different stakeholders and coordinated with state and national level institutes. He was also nodal officer for rural housing schemes and conducted periodic training need assessment of stakeholders.

One key work during fellowship

  • In most of the cases unawareness about different programs and schemes causes people deprivation from rights and entitlements

What was done:

  • Using the walls of Gram Panchayat to communicate people about the benefits under different scheme.
    Displaying the names of beneficiaries under different programs at GP level to ensure transparency.
    Capacity Building of PRI members.


  • More informed Communities
    Increased Participation of people in Palli Sabha and Gram Sabha
    Proper implementation of Schemes and Programs.