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The CHETANA is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization based in Dhenkanal district of Odisha, India. It aims at facilitating the establishment of a just and healthy society in which the poorest of the poor have the power to attain a better quality of life with equal access to and control over resources. Since its inception The CHETANA has been committed to the implementation of social justice and the development of marginalized sections of society. It operates in the most remote and inaccessible areas of Central Odisha, where the land is tribally dominated and more than 80% of the population reside below the poverty line. Its development initiatives cover more than 5.2 million underprivileged persons, including women, children, small farmers, rural artisans, the elderly, the disabled, and the destitute.......

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Director “The Chetana” Sri Subodha Kumar Panda Is Receiving “STATE YOUTH AWARD” From Hon’ble Chief Minister, Sj. Naveen Patnaik, on 29th August 2014 at Jayadev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar for its outstanding voluntary work rendered in the field of National Development and Social Work.



DSSO, Dhenkanal INTRACTED WITH IRCA PATIENT



BENEFICIARIES TAKING REST IN SENIOR CITIZEN HOME FOR ELDERLY WOMEN



DOCTOR VISIT FOR OPD & IPD IN IRCA



DSSO DISTRIBUTED SAREE TO THE INMATES IN SENIOR CITIZEN HOME FOR ELDERLY WOMEN



DSSO INSPECTION ABOUT MEASURES TAKEN ON COVID 19



DSSO INTRACTED WITH INMATES IN SENIOR CITIZEN HOME FOR ELDERLY WOMEN



DSSO INTRACTED WITH IRCA PATIENT



INMATES SENIOR CITIZEN HOME FOR ELDERLY WOMEN



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MAINTENANCE OF SENIOR CITIZENS' HOMES FOR ELDERLY WOMEN


With the financial assistance from the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, the Senior Citizens' Homes for elderly Women is functioning at Chudakhiakateni in Dhenkanal district. With an intake capacity of 50 beneficiaries, during the reporting period total 50 elderly women from different part of the district were provided free accommodation, food, clothing, shelter, vocational training, health services, counseling, recreational support etc. Out of 50 inmates provided services over the year 2019-20. For rendering effective services to the residents, counselor, part time doctor and centre superintendent has been appointed. The officials from the local line department are monitoring the progress of the activities and the program is running smoothly.

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INTEGRATED REHABILITATION CENTRE FOR ADDICTS:


With the support from Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, The Chetana is implementing a project named The Integrated Rehabilitation Centre for Addicts (IRCA) at Kolhua PO. Bainsia of Dhenkanal which is considered as a stepping stone in the social reform activities of the organization. The centre is a 15 bedded facility equipped with necessary infrastructure and facilities providing multifaceted activities for prevention of alcoholism & substance abuse. During the reporting period both outdoor and indoor services were provided. In 2019-20 total 463 persons were registered in out door and 164 provided indoor services. To its credit 82 patients are now free from addiction. Necessary steps being taken for the rehabilitation of relapsed cases in family/communities. Besides, in its outreach activities awareness camps organized in different locations of Dhenkanal district focusing on drug abuse, its prevention and drug abuse related problems including HIV and AIDS.



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