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Mr. Pradeep Mahapatra


Secretary & Chief Executive



About my work

Am a Development Catalyst with 30 years of experience in managing human relationships, environmental & development initiatives especially on Community Resilience linking Water-Culture-Nature-Life style &addressing Climate Change & Disaster Vulnerabilities along with rejuvenating social, ecological capital . Am spearheading UDYAMA, as founder , undertaking citizen-action on minimizing DRR ,END-WATER-POVERTY-campaign, Deepening-Governance & Capitalizing-Mainstream resources-impact-towards food , livelihoods & Community-Disaster-Resilient-process.With our steady and sustained effort on disaster resilient development process, UDYAMA has bagged UNECOSOC status, Accredited to UN-Global compact, UN-CONGO, UNISDRR, 10YFP-UNEP,CTCN-UNEP, UNROAP, UNFCCC, GEF, UNCCD,CIVICUS, ESP, WOCAT, UNURBAN GATE-WAY, Global Citynet ,GWP , stakeholders ’forum, NIOS, , TISS-CSR HUB, IICA, FICCI, CII, Water Climate Coalition, weAdapt,CANSA,GNDRR, ACCCRN, WSSCC, EWP,S2S,C4C, SAMHITA, SWA, CAF, CDRN, AADRR

Areas of expertise

Sectors of activity

Agricultural and Fishery, Environmental Services, Water, Consumer Goods, Buildings and construction, Culture and recreation, Education, Forestry, Energy, Food & Beverage, Public Procurement, Tourism, Transport


Asia / Pacific