Planning and Implementing People Centric Programmes for making Bhubaneswar a socially smart City

Item Particulars

  • Slums of BTCD area through partner NGO, Humara Bachpan Trust.
  • Educational institutes of Bhubaneswar

Project Time Period

  • 2016-2018

Mode of Implementation

  • Partnership with UNFPA

Project Cost: - (in INR Crores)

  • 1.06

Features and Components

Promote people centric interventions through engagement of youth, especially women and girls with focus on the most marginalized to make Bhubaneswar socially smart.

  • Implement youth-centric and youth-led integrated social intervention
  • Promote safety and security of girls and women
  • Increase availability and accessibility of social, health and other development programmes for the vulnerable and marginalized population

Benefits to the citizens

It aims to help in improving public service delivery through citizen centric approach in reducing vulnerabilities, promoting social cohesion, increasing opportunities for citizen engagement , women empowerment decreasing social inequalities and safety of citizens ,especially children, women and elderly..

Present Status

  • 60 peer leaders trained to take leadership at community level
  • 120 ground level functionaries capacitated for effective implementation of govt schemes and provisions
  • 25 youths linked with skill training
  • 25 slums declared open defecation free by community groups and local stakeholders
  • 125 adolescent girls trained in self-defence techniques.

Implementing Agency

Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited

Implementing partner: Humara Bachpan Trust and Feedback Foundation for making BTCD slums ODF