KARMI is a Non-Governmental, Non-political, Voluntary Organisation that has been working in Kalahandi District of Odisha since 1997 with the objectives to bring sustainable change in the socio-economic condition of rural, tribal, disadvantaged and oppressed masses in the community with a group of experience and trained social workers. The office of the organization is situated at Kadobhatta village of Mahaling GP in Golamunda block and Coordination office situated in M.Rampur and other project offices in concerned block. The main aim of the Organisation is to establish a just, sustainable and participatory society by utilizing local available resources and people organisation’s where each individual will live in dignity and self respect. KARMI has been registered under the Society Registration Act1860, FCRA by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India and Income Tax Act 12A and 80G. The major programme of KARMI for the sustainable livelihood based on agriculture and rural marketing as well development of primary education, community health, protection and up gradation of natural resources empowerment of the target community.


To establish a just, sustainable and participatory society by utilising the local available natural resources and services where each individual will live with dignity and self respect.

Our Programme

  • Education

    The education and awareness programme has remained the focus and mainstay of all the activities undertaken by KARMI. It has been firm believes that the right kind of education can able to build the character of the individuals and development combines educational inputs along with economic development of the community. KARMI have made systematic efforts for enabling primary education, women literacy, and vocational education for the all round development of the community.

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  • Agriculture & Livelihood

    The main programme of KARMI is the development of Agriculture based on rural livelihood through use of modern technology with climate justice, enhance production, capacity building of farmers and market linkage. Conduct impact study and assess their level of progress in terms of watershed development, sustainable agricultural practice, farming skill, market linkage and applied sustainable methods of farming by using green manure and popularized indigenous knowledge of diversion based irrigation, farm forestry, bio fertilizer, pest management and poison free cop growing.

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  • Community Capacity Building

    People organization acts as a platform where they can be identify, analyze their problems and find out the better solution by themselves to solve their problems. KARMI to achieve the objective given special emphasis on Villages committees promotion, formation of youth clubs and women organization, self-help groups and device a common platform and net working with their capacity building, from village to CLO and BLO level based on issues and provide training and inputs to became a full-fledged association to solve their local problems as well buildup a strong networking and empower on right and advocacy.

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  • Health

    KARMI has been undertakes activities based on community health management to mobilize the rural poor especially the tribal people, woman and children on community health awareness and preventive majors. So we takes projects and programmes for promotion of community health awareness, health camps, women and child care, promotion of kitchen gardening, and build up Para health workers and linked with government health programmes for sustainable health management in rural and tribal inaccessible pockets.

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