NYDHEE is a non-profit Social Development Organization have been serving to community since 18 years in sectors of Livelihood, Water & Sanitation, Health & Hygiene, Education, Nutrition sector with utmost commitment in the state of Odisha, Jharkhand & West Bengal, India.  We committed for developing a society where people relies on participation for good governance. Always strive to strengthen Community Level Institutions like Self Help Groups, Federations, Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO) and build their capacity to manage the program sustainable manner.

N Y D H E E (Network for Youth Development and Healthy Environment) is a registered non-profit and non – government organisation under the Indian Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. For the last 18 years, it has been working in Eastern India to eradicate socio-economic inequities through sustainable development approach. It works with community based groups and institutions to address the issues affecting the urban and rural poor, with a special focus on SC, ST, women and children.


Established in 12th January 2001, Nydhee has been a pioneer in promoting rural development with a mandate to meet the basic requirements of the marginalized households through the much used peoples’ platform - women SHG model.

The organization was conceptualized in 2000 to contain excesses through WASH, forestry, livelihoods and eco-friendly initiatives during the time Since then, it has been working for the improvement of rural & urban poor, tribal and dalit in the state of Odisha, focusing on women groups and their cooperatives as a means of holistic community development and empowerment. Youth and women SHGs and their cooperatives were promoted by Nydhee with an aim to initiate developmental activities through an institutional framework amongst target communities.

The innovative and unique intervention combining improved social capital with livelihood has indeed brought a dynamic improvement in people’s life. Today, Nydhee is known in the country for taking a lead role in women empowerment through its unique approach of improving social capital using improved livelihood practices as a means. The organization has also successfully demonstrated leveraging of financial services through bank linkages to set up micro enterprises in rural and semi urban settings.


Facilitating community institutions to anchor the process of sustainable development for uniform social order with an environment-friendly approach.


Building a prosperous and healthy society by upholding democratic values.


Mr. Prasant Muduli, Founder and Secretary of NYDHEE has over two decades of experience working with various communities at the state level with strong grounding in livelihood promotion, entrepreneurship development, capacity building, networking, programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. 

His clear understanding of the rural and urban developmental issues and experience with the community brings in solutions for the hapless backed by his exposure with national and international agencies.



  • To facilitate, promote and sponsor all activities for protecting and furthering the interest of disadvantaged groups - women, children, people with disabilities (PWDs) and minorities (socio-economical, racial & ethnic) both in rural and urban areas.
  • To focus on self-sufficiency in food productionwith ecological approaches and with disasterresilient capacities.
  • To facilitate platform for various individuals & organizations (Govt. & Non-govt.) – towards better achievement of common development objectives.
  • To facilitate institutional framework with potentiality for small innovative developmentinterventionsfor better livelihoods opportunities.
  • To provide professional excellence in social action research, studies, training, documentation anddeveloping alternate livelihoods options.

ACCREDITATION and Legal status

Guide Star India (GSN): 5863

CSR-IA, HUB, IICA: A000316

Validation under CAF, India: CAF/282/E-17/ 2016-17

In 2001, Nydhee was registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. Other registrations of Govt. of India and abroad were done to address the legal formalities and reinforce credibility.

Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, 2001 bearing Regd. No. 21341/145.IGR, Cuttack.

Registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976 (Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India) bearing Regd. No. 104830101.

Registration under Income Tax Act (India) to get non-profit status. Registration no is 97/2008-09.


TAN: BBNN00992F.

EPF NO: ORBBS1496397


  • Registration Certificate
  • 12A Certificate
  • 80G Certificate
  • FCRA Certificate