Poachers turned protectors fight for their survival
Locals who protect the migratory birds that come to Chilka lake in Odisha struggle to make a living as the lake has shrunk, thereby shrinking their revenues from fishing. Posted on 23 Nov, 2014 01:46 PM

Nature and wildlife can be better conserved if local communities are duly educated and motivated. Nearly 70 km south of Bhubaneswar, the Mangalajodi village on the edge of Chilka lake, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon, is a testimony to that argument.

Chilka lake, Odisha
More people power equals more progress
Cuttack, in Odisha, overcame the bane of open defecation, dirty water and unclean surroundings thanks to participation and involvement by the locals. The 'Silver City' is now truer to its name. Posted on 20 Jan, 2014 09:42 AM

Clean surroundings, clean water and a clean toilet – as much as Cuttack, in Odisha is a thriving centre of trade and commerce, it lacked these three basic necessities. An exploratory survey was conducted in 2009 to understand why the city hadn't reached a better state of cleanliness.

Community based management (Source: NFI)
Environment Ministry withdraws controversial amendment
Policy matters this week: Environment ministry withdraws amendments to waste rules, Odisha sanctions 12 crores for water in slums and the NGT halts dam construction in Manipur. Posted on 19 Nov, 2013 11:48 AM

Environment Ministry withdraws amendment to waste rules

New amendment to waste rules withdrawn (Wikimedia)
Invitation to a State level traditional seed exhibition, Breakthrough Appropriate Technology Transfer Network (BAT NET), Bhubaneswar
An exhibition where organizations, consumers and farmers are welcome to bringtraditional paddy seeds for display.
Posted on 18 Sep, 2013 03:47 PM

For more details on the one day traditional seed exhibition, please see the brochure attached below.

For more information on Alliance for Sustainable & Holistic Agriculture (ASHA), a partner in this exhibition, please click here.

Applications invited for the post of Civil Engineer, Livolink Foundation, Bhubaneswar
An organisation committed to enhance the socio-economic status of the vulnerable and marginal communities across the country wishes to appoint a Civil Engineer for its national DBI programme.
Posted on 05 Sep, 2013 10:35 AM

For more information on the organisation, Livolink Foundation, please click here.

To view details on the vacancy, please see attachment below.


Livolink Foundation invites applications for the post of Civil Engineer for its national Diversion Based Irrigation programme - Apply by January 31, 2013
Posted on 12 Jan, 2013 10:29 PM

Livolink- Logo

Place of work

The position will be based in the office of Livolink Foundation, Bhubaneswar, with extensive travel to project locations of the partner organizations across the country. Candidates must be willing to stay in the project/rural locations on short term basis, as and when required.

About Livolink Foundation

Livolink is committed to enhance the socio-economic status of the vulnerable and marginal communities across the country through promoting appropriate prototypes, design technologies related to development and popularizing their application in the field and involved in monitoring and implementation of new and innovative developmental projects financed by government and donor agencies.

The organization assists development agencies at the grassroots by offering know-how, technical guidance, managerial and organizational development support in the areas of poverty alleviation, rural livelihoods, natural resource management, irrigation, habitat and environment and other intervention sectors for the purpose of promoting sustainable and self-reliant social, economic, ecological and human development.

For expanding initiatives of the DBI Secretariat, the organization wishes to appoint a Civil Engineer for its national DBI programme.

Livolink Foundation invites applications for senior exceutive for its Diversion Based Irrigation programme, Bhubaneswar- Apply by August 30, 2012
Posted on 13 Aug, 2012 02:23 PM



Livolink Foundation is a registered body under the Indian Trusts Act 1882. Based in Bhubaneswar, the organization is currently involved in development programmes spanning 14 states of the country.  Livolink Foundation is governed by an eminent board of trustees from various parts of the country with rich experience in the social development sector.

Water crisis management under changing climate, Gugly Centre for Biological Research, November 16-17, 2012, Bhubaneswar-Call for papers, submit by August 20, 2012
Posted on 06 Aug, 2012 06:36 PM

Organiser: Gugly Centre for Biological Research

Gugly Centre for Biological Research,
Plot No. L-IV-146, 
Dumuduma H. B. Colony
Bhubaneswar, Odisha


The Gugly Centre for Biological Research (GCBR) is one of the front line organization facilitating Biological and Environmental research in the state of Odisha. The online readers enjoy browsing various segments of GCBR that encompasses a holistic approach to identified areas of activity. Climate and Atmospheric science, Agriculture and Natural resources, Bioethics, Bioinformatics, Biology, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Cell biology, Cognitive Science, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Immunology, microbiology, Molecular Biology, Aquatic Science, Environmental Auditing, Budgeting and Legislation and above all integrated farming systems are some of the areas of interest.

School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) invites applications faculty positions at the level of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor, Bhubaneswar
Posted on 02 Aug, 2012 04:17 PM

Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar came into existence in July 22, 2008, inheriting the brand name IIT. This fact itself charges the Institute not only to be worthy of its inheritance but also to be distinctive and distinguished on its own by scripting a path towards novelties. Presented below are the statements for Vision, Mission, Goals & Strategies (to achieve the Goals) and the Core Values of IIT Bhubaneswar.

Ph.D. with first class or equivalent in the preceding degree in appropriate branch with a very good academic

Physical Meteorology, Climate modeling, Air-Sea Interaction, Ocean Modeling, Physical Oceanography (with observational experience), Oceanographic/Meteorological Instrumentation (with observational experience), Remote Sensing and GIS (related to Ocean & Atmosphere)