About Secretary:
 

Name

: Smt. Minati Padhi
     
Qualification : M. A. in Rural Development from Xavier Institute for Social Service, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
     
Present Address

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Upahar Residency
Hilipatna, Berhampur
Odisha-760 005
Phone No. +91 680 22333462
Mobile +91 9437066362, +91 9556594377
E-mail: iwd1992@gmail.com
     
Work Experience

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From 1979 to 1983 worked as Spearhead Team Member in a National organization namely PIDT   in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Bihar and West Bengal and had  responsibility of  income generation  activities for tribal women and  organizing Adibasis and women  on issues relating to forest and land right,  Low wage  and increasing  access  to Govt. services and benefits.

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From 1983 to 1993 worked in Gram Vikas, Berhampur, Odisha as Senior Coordinator and involved in organizing tribal communities under different social and economic issues. Mobilizing women to form self help groups and get included in banking services, leadership building among women and mobilizing women to oppose gender discrimination practices, income generation through value addition of local product. Conducted training on leadership building, gender and gender base development for staff as well community members.

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From 1993 till date working as Secretary of Institute for Women’s Development (IWD). Besides Smt. Minati Padhi is associated with many net-works at state and national level which are engaged in protecting the interest and dignity of poor and women.

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