Peace building, reconciliation and communal harmony(CA-2008-12)

VICALP has been actively involved in peace building and supporting the victims right from December 2007 communal unrest in Kandhmal, Kalahandi and Gajapati districts in association with 14 partner NGOs based in the local area. This peace building and reconciliation initiative leading towards ensuring communal harmony and promoting greater alliance and coexisting between the traditional ethnic communities, involved and engaged affected communities in 1194 villages in 80 Gram Panchayats of 7 blocks in the districts of Kandhmal, Gajapati and Kalahandi. In the process this intervention has included development aspects focussing on accessing government development schemes and programs and ensuring benefits of MGNREGS, FRA and other welfare programs.