About Pro Sport Development

Pro Sport Development or ProSportDev is a sport development organisation that uses sport as a means for the holistic development of youth, especially within the underprivileged sections of society who lack the resources and opportunities to participate and compete in sport. ProSportDev not only promotes the sustainable participation of youth in sport, but also provides those with the ability and desire, a platform to excel and progress to an elite level.

About Khel Vikas

Khel Vikas, which literally translates to "sport development", seeks to provide the underprivileged and tribal youth in the state of Odisha access to participation in regular recreational sport. Moreover, Khel Vikas seeks to support highly talented and motivated athletes in their quest to achieve sporting excellence. ProSportDev is implementing the Khel Vikas project in partnership with globally renowned rural development organisation, Gram Vikas. Gram Vikas has over 35 years of experience in working with marginalised and underprivileged communities, and also runs residential schools for underprivileged tribal children in the Odisha. The project is currently working with youth in these Gram Vikas residential schools, as well as within several Gram Vikas communities.

About Gram Vikas

Gram Vikas, a multiple award winning NGO, has been working towards the betterment of poor and marginalised rural communities in the state of Odisha for over 30 years. Gram Vikas’ mission is to promote sustainable, socially inclusive and gender equitable practices among these communities, enabling them to realise a dignified quality of life. Through its work, Gram Vikas envisions to play a significant role in promoting an equitable and sustainable society where people live in peace and dignity, especially in the state of Odisha.