"Let New India arise……. out of the peasants' cottage……. out of the huts of the fisherman, the cobbler and the sweeper……. Let her emerge from groves and forests, from hills and mountains."
Looking into the vast rural and tribal areas of Odisha, Kendra felt the necessity of intensifying its MAN MAKING-NATION BUILDING" activities to build a developed and better rural Odisha with a focus in areas with higher concentration of depressed category population and higher incidence of rural poverty. Accordingly the Project "Vivekananda Kendra Odisha Seva PrakaIpa" has been launched on 11th September 2006