To empower the underprivileged by increasing their participation in the development process, ensuring proper utilization of resources within the community, raising the level of literacy and improving access to healthcare.


The CHETANA’s development initiatives are based on community participation. With a goal to enhance public participation in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of our programs, the strategic approach of the organisation consists of the following :
1. Public Education & Awareness
2. Development Counseling
3. Public Health & Awareness
4. Skill Training
5. Promotion & Usage of Local Resources
6. Networking
7. Research
8. Policy & Advocacy


The operation area of The Chetana spreads across the state of Odisha though presently activities of the organization are being concentrated at Dhenkanal district. Apart from Dhenkanal we have expanded our operational area to neighboring Angul and Jharsuguda districts. The organisation focuses on rendering quality services for the marginalized people of Odisha. This group includes scheduled tribes, scheduled castes, destitute women, children and families from resource poor community, elderly persons, people with disabilities, small farmers, and persons who are unable to stand at their own feet.