VARR has been honored as the Best Non-Govt. Organisation for its contribution to the global success of the International Year of Volunteers from United Nations (UNO) in 2001.
Received the Best Self Help Promotion Institute of the District from Minister of Women & Child Development, Orissa Mrs Pramila Malik at Bhubaneswar on 08.03.06.
The Pragati Farmer's Club facilitated by VARR received the Best Performing Farmer Club in the state of Orissa from Dr. P. Chidambaram, Honourable Finance Minister of India on behalf of NABARD for the year 2004-05.
The Regional Office NABARD Awarded Sabuja Farmers Club of VARR as the best Farmer's Club of the state of Orissa for the year 2007-08.
The Regional Office of NABARD Awarded Pragati Farmers Club of VARR as the best farmer's club of the state of Orissa for the year 2003-04