Dive into the existence of

Antodya Chetana Mandal

Antyodaya Chetana Mandal team
Poor Lodha Tribal Girl and brother

Our Vision

Since inception, ACM envisions a poverty-free, self-sustainable, empowered, and democratic community, guided by the values of our beloved Mahatma Gandhi. We believe every living being should be treated with equity, accountability, transparency, inclusion, and respect.

Our History

Inspired by the Gandhian course of serving Mankind, ACM has been passionately working towards the upliftment of vulnerable, downtrodden, and backward communities in the tribal villages of Odisha for the past four decades.

ACM Gandhi photo

Our Core Values


Sheer commitment
towards the cause

Peace and Nonviolence

Peaceful and
Non-violent way of action


Decision making

Unbiased advocacy

Unbiased Advocacy
and Lobbying


Network & Coalition
building by Partnership


Community Participation
and Inclusion

Lodha Tribal faces

Our Mission

ACM’s sole purpose is to establish self-reliant communities in rurals where every individual would live a harmonious & healthy life with dignity, prosperity, justice, & sustainability, regardless of their race, ethnicity, and gender.

Leadership & Management

It is because of our strategic governance and responsive working policies, ACM has managed to impact the lives & livelihoods of thousands in the rural areas of Odisha. We greatly appreciate the collective efforts of our leaders and executive members.

Aditya Pattnaik

Impact Areas of ACM



At ACM, we believe that quality education can help reduce poverty and inequality and is a basic human right similar to food and shelter and it is also vital to protecting human dignity and liberty.


Forums & Networking

Empowering every individual and promoting community participation or involvement is the key to development in the Rurals. ACM has been conducting various forum-building and networking programs to empower organizations and ensure collective intervention of the people.

Training & Assistance

Training & Assistance

ACM has imparted a large no. of training & orientation programs for enhancing the knowledge, skills, and capacity of Youths, PRI members, Farmers, Doctors, Nurses, ASHAs, Women, Students, Volunteers, and others.

Sustainable home

Sustainable Livelihood Development

In the Tribal belts of Odisha, the Sustainable livelihood approach improves the living conditions of the poor and helps them in ensuring stability with Food, agriculture, and basic income. ACM has done a lot in its operational areas for Sustainable Livelihood development.

heart health

Community Health

ACM has been promoting health and hygiene conditions in its operational areas since its inception. With grit and determination, ACM conducts health awareness campaigns, out-reach medical screenings, free-medicine distribution, free eye health treatment for the unprivileged communities.


Relief & Rehabilitation

ACM has always come forward to help the poor at the time of emergencies like Flood, Cyclone, Drought, Social-Injustice, COVID-19, Fire accidents, Earthquake and other calamities. For us, Life is more important than anything else.

ACM Partners

Our Partners

Partnerships and strategic collaborations are the heart line of Antyodaya Chetana Mandal. Our partner ecosystem primarily involves Beneficiary communities, Frontline departments, Donor agencies, Corporates, Stakeholders from Civil Society, and wellwishers who align with our objectives.

 Financials & Policies

Transparency is the key to Trust. Hence our organization upholds maximum transparency in resource management and utilization. Take a look at our legal status, annual reports, organisational policies, audited financial statements, and foreign contribution receipts.


Be a part of our Sustenance

We are a sign of hope to those whose lives have been shattered by the sheer discrimination and economic gap in our society. We have been helping the needy and distressed ones in the tribal belts of Odisha for 40 years and will continue to serve them till we can.
Your generosity to contribute towards the weaker section of our society, can boost our motivation and help us in many possible ways.