Governance &Leadership

Governance &Leadership

The organizational structure of the ISD for purposes of its effective Governance is carved out in adherence to the Memorandum of Association along with Rules and Regulation of the Society.

General Body -The General Body is the supreme decision making body of the organization which takes all policy decisions pertaining to the affairs of the organization. The General Body consists of 19 members at present giving representation to all sections of society. It meets annually to draw broad outline of the various initiatives to be undertaken in the year.

Governing Body- Governing body, which comprises of 9 members are elected on an annual basis. It is headed by the Director who is also the chief functionary of the organization. More than half of the members of Governing body are women members.

HUMAN RESOURCES

ISD has a dedicated team that works with commitment for the cause of the organization. Besides regular staff, the organization is also supported by various professionals who provide timely support and advice. Currently it has 20 full time personnels on board, comprising of Director,  State program coordinator, 4 district coordinators, 4 block coordinators, an accountant, 6 counselors, , 2 SHG promoters and 2 staff to take care of administrative needs of the Organisation.

List of Governing Body Members 2016-2017

Name : Mrs. Nibedita Pattnaik
Male/Female : Female
Position : Chairperson
Qualification: Post Graduate in Economics

Professional Background : She is completed her postgraduate degree in Economics from Ravenshaw College, Cuttack. After completed her post graduation degree she started her career in Media house like Arambha, Hindusthan Samachar, Pragatibadi and Corporate Odisha Etc. Right now she is working as a freelance journalist contributing articles and features on women and children issues to Odia dailies. For this work towards realization of Women’s and Children’s rights she has received Ladli Media award in the year 2012 followed by year 2015 from UNFPA. She has a vast knowledge of 10 years experience in conducting various research projects on violence against women issues. Institute For Social Development (ISD) recognize and acknowledging her contributions in bringing the positive change in the life of women.

Name : Pradeep Mohanty
Male/Female : Male
Position : Vice Chairperson
Qualification: MA LLB

Professional Background : M.A.LLB with more than 10 years of experience in social Sector. Working mostly on the issues relating to women, education, livelihood, health and sanitation, environment. He is the coordinator and founder member of Sarvodaya Samiti, Koraput.

Name : Subhashree Das
Male/Female : Female
Position : Director
Qualification: Masters in Social Work

Professional Background : She has been working in the field of women issues since last 11 years. A post graduate in social work having a lot of experience working with Gender issues. Right now she is the Director of Institute for Social Development. She is the convenor of one state level forum on shelter homes. She is also representing to various state and national level Networks.

Name : Bina Mallick
Male/Female : Female
Position : Joint Director
Qualification:

Professional Background : She has been felicitated by Governor of Odisha for the best Social Worker. She has been working in the field of women issues since last 11 years . A post graduate in political science having a lot of experience working with Gender issues. Presently she is the programme coordinator of ISD.

Name : Mrs. Itishree Pattanaik
Male/Female : Female
Position : Treasurer
Qualification: Bachelor of Arts

Professional Background : She has been working in the field of women issues since last 08 years. With a Bachelor of Arts degree, she is doing lot of social services. She is working mostly on the issues relating to women rights.

Name : Mrs. Meena Bhakat
Male/Female : Female
Position : Executive Body member
Qualification: MA Psychology

Professional Background : She is Masters in Clinical and Social Psychology. Presently she is working with ISD as a Counselor of Maadhyam women support centre , Bhubaneswar.

Name : Mr. Arabinda Khatua
Male/Female : Male
Position : Executive Body member
Qualification: Masters in Social Work

Professional Background : Master degree in Social Work with more than 10 years of experience in social Sector. Working mostly on the issues relating to women with specialist in watershed management.

Name : Ms. Sandhyabati Pradhan
Male/Female : Female
Position : Executive Body member
Qualification: M A in Geography

Professional Background : Masters of Arts (Geography) by Qualification. She is working mostly on the issues relating to women rights. And also a member in various national level networks.

Name : Ms. Mousumi Sethy
Male/Female : Female
Position : Executive Body member
Qualification: M Phill Psychology

Professional Background : M.Phill degree with Gold Medalist in Psychology from Utkal University having more than 8 years of experience in counseling to survivors of Women.

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