Maintain information base in OSA website regarding opportunity in higher education, research and scholarships in North American universities.
Assist with resources for standard tests (GRE, GMAT & TOEFL). Collection and distribution of books, journals, and CDs for libraries in educational institute/universities in Orissa.
Maintain OSA member contacts in USA/Canada in Academics and Research with whom students, research scholars, faculties of Universities in Odisha can directly contact for information, collaborative work & visit to the institutes. OSA member contact can serve as mentor for various higher education initiatives in state.
Develop mechanism to help technical institutions to avail information on technology trends and how to benefit out of it.
Coordinate OSA members visit to institutions in Orissa for seminars and short courses in various disciplines in institutes/universities.
Organize Higher Education Seminars/Webinars in US/Canada & Odisha
Encourage and facilitate OSA members to adapt a primary school in their village/city or area of their own choosing and facilitate development activities with long-term impact.
Setup some process/activities for encouragement, awareness, competitiveness in the field of science and arts among primary school students.
Communication, Recognition and Funding Resource
Facilitate consolidation of OSA member’s volunteering efforts in OSA website, enabling effective communication between different organization/individuals and optimal resource utilization to aid educational activities.
Recognition of individual and groups for their contribution and explicit achievement (e.g., funding a chair position in an Orissa University, training, infrastructure development activities) for educational development of Odisha, via OSA web, newsletters etc.
Coordinate and provide information on funding sources to apply for scholarship (i.e. www.ffe.org) and fund raising specifically for educational development in Odisha.