Maa Ramachandi Foundation (MRF) is a national level development organization that works in most backward areas of all districts of Odisha on priority. Being registered under the Trust Act of 1888 in Bhubaneswar, it functions from Bhubaneswar with its extended branch offices in different locations of Odisha. Since its inception it has primarily focused on community based development with approaches of community participation, community based organization building and community empowerment. Ten members belonging to different occupations constitute the governing body of the Trust to look into the effective functioning of the Trust for which it was established.
The main objective of the Trust is to promote the socio-economic standard of the poor and marginalized in the backward areas of all districts of Odisha through implementation of need based development programmes with stress on communal harmony, protection of environment and ecology, promotion of livelihood opportunities, sustainable income generating activities, empowerment of women, health of the people, education of the children etc.
Over the years it has implemented significant programmes in the areas of health, cottage industries, promotion of Self- help groups for micro credit and micro enterprise programmes, promotion of organic fertilizer and sustainable agriculture etc.
The framers, women and children belonging to the weaker sections of the society have so far received benefits through the organization. The organization is committed to the promotion of sustainable agriculture among the farmers in all the districts and provides both farm and non-farm income generating opportunities to the aspiring groups towards their economic and social development.
The organization has an office complex at Mantra Manor, Gothapatna, Bhubaneswar. It has adequate infrastructure facilities for undertaking different activities of the organization. Besides the office bearers, the organization has a team of full time staff and a team of volunteers at the field level to assist in the execution of the work.