OPELIP will work closely with a various State Government departments and agencies, especially Health, Women and Child Development, Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development. The programme will facilitate convergence of the programmes/ activities of various departments through the MPAs. In view of the importance of nutrition, the Department of Women and Child Development will work closely with the Special Officer, for co-ordinating/ implementing nutrition related activities.

In addition to funding by IFAD and Govt. of Odisha the programme will converge with various schemes such as SCA to TSP, article 275, CCD, MGNREGS, IAY, NHM etc.