Nature is bountiful – and Odisha as a state, has received so much from nature. If one travels across the state – the change in the weather, landscape etc. is palpable. The other change that can be noticed, is the change in people – their living conditions, economic stability, socio-political scenario – everything changes so drastically.
Mayurbhanj is one of the largest districts in Odisha and is famous for its places of interests, mining & agricultural options and lush forest areas. However, in spite of all the opportunities, Mayurbhanj has been categorized as one of the country’s 250 most backward districts.( Ministry of Panchayati Raj, 2006)