- First ever all Odisha Navodayan Alumni Meet held on 20th December 2015 at Bhubaneswar
- NAAO’s first ever volunteer meet held at Bhubaneswar on 20th March 2016 and unanimously decided to form an independent state association as NAAO(Navodaya Alumni Association of Odisha) as union of all 31 JNV school alumni association in Odisha.
- First ever state level medical cell meet was held at three places (Cuttack, Berhampur and Sambalpur) on same day by inviting all alumni doctors.
- NAAO supported the cause of Tapan Jani, a Navodayan alumni from JNV Deogarh, who was in need of medical and financial help and alumni of all JNVs across Odisha supported the cause. Our NAAO medical cell doctors, volunteers stood with him and Alumni across Odisha donated for his successful treatment. Now he is doing fine.
- NAAO’s first regional meet cum career counseling of present JNV Students at Sambalpur held on 12th June 2016.
- NAAO Executive committee Meeting was held on 3rd July, 2016 at Rotary club, Bhubaneswar and members from all school alumni association participated and unanimously formed our NAAO constitution democratically.
- Presentation of NAAO to all principals of JNVs of Odisha, Chhattisgarh and MP in presence of deputy commissioner and ASST. commissioners under Bhopal region.
- NAAO successfully organized its first ever Annual Meet on 13th November 2016 at Utkal Mandap, Bhubaneswar and around 1500+ alumni from across Odisha plus eminent guests, our current/retired Navodayan commissioner, Principals, Teachers and alumni from other states joined and made this event truly colorful. It was the first ever biggest Navodayan alumni gathering in India.
- Many more services had been provided to our alumni family and society through many initiatives of NAAO and its members in areas like medical, education, job, environment, social services etc.