ADARSA is a voluntary organization working for sustainable improvements in the quality of life of poor and marginalized communities in Odisha. It was registered under Societies Registration Act in the year 1995 and Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) in 2004. Since its inception, the organization dedicated its time, skill, knowledge towards the development of poor and marginalized sections of the society and has grown to have significant outreach covering 5126 families, 384 villages,9 Bocks and 1 Districts of Odisha. ADARSA maintains its head office at Gourpara (Farm Road), Sambalpur as well as 2 field offices at Kuchinda & Charpali with a staff of 39 employees and 44 volunteers.
The major thrust of the organization is to initiate field based intervention for sustainable changes in the socio-economic conditions. In micro level we organize training /seminars / workshop for other CBOs to highlight various common issues and facilitate grass root actions.