Organization Profile

Life Academy of Vocational Studies (LAVS) is a Society having its legal entity under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. It aspires to be a catalyst for change, change management and sustainable development impacting lives of communities through innovation, linkage, technology transfer, extension and customized solutions. It is an expanding platform of social development experts with rich expertise, pragmatic insight and strong commitment for results and impact. Inspired by the vision of the founders, it strives for excellence in whatever it does with an abiding mission to empower, enable and enrich youth and other sections of citizenry for scaling new heights of endeavor and success. It provides value added services, consulting support and turnkey implementation space to a host of clients including state and non-state actors committed to the cause of inclusive and sustainable development.
By virtue of long and diversified professional exposure, the organization is able to deliver value added services to a wide range of projects supported by clients including World Bank, DFID, UNDP, USAID, UNICEF, UNFPA, IFAD, ADB, State and Central Govt. Departments and ministries, State Government etc. Thematically, we have core competence in areas of Community Health, Education, Child Development, Sustainable Livelihoods and Good Governance.

Registration Details

  • Registered under Societies Registration Act -XXI of 1860 No-3710-384/91, Dated-28.11.1991

  • Registered under FCR Act 1976 bearing No-104830015 Dated-22.01.99

  • Registered under 12 (A) of I.T. Act

  • Registered under donation deduction Act 80 (G) of the IT Act 1961 Dated. 18.06.03

  • Income Tax PAN Number AAATL 3043 L

  • Registered under Goods and Services Tax Act vide No. 21AAATL3043L1ZW

  • Registered under NGO Darpan, NITI Aayog,Government of India, Unique Id-OR/2009/0005388

  • TAN No. BBNL00375E

  • Accreditations

  • Accredited with the UNCCD, Germany

  • Accredited with Credibility Alliance, India

  • Accredited with Guide Star, India

  • Accredited with Global Environment Facility (GEE)

  • Accredited with National CSR Hub, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

  • Empanelment

  • Empanelled with National Water Mission, Govt. of India to fulfill NWMís aim and objectives

  • Empanelled with International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

  • Empanelled with Odisha Primary Education Programme Authority, Govt. of Odisha

  • Empanelled with Small Farmersí Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC), Govt. of India as Research Institute for Promotion of FPOs and Technical Support

  • Empanelled with NCDS for SIA studies of different projects in state of Odisha

  • Empanelled with Odisha State Water and Sanitation Mission (OSWSM) for independent verification of Gram Panchayats for Open Defecation Free Status (ODF under SBM[Gramin])

  • Empanelled with State Institute for Rural Development (SIRD), Govt. of Odisha