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Convergence under MGNREGA to promote Namdonga as a Organic Village
Gramya Vikash Mancha (GVM) is a non-profit organization working with the excluded Section of society in rural areas of Assam with a vision “To create a peaceful, Prosperous, egalitarian and exploitation free society in every village”. The organization has been working with a mission “to empower rural community, particularly underprivileged and women to take control over social institutions, thereby create a society where these people can live with dignity. This is being achieved through creating opportunities for gainful self employment, enhancing social justice, peace, progress and sense of brotherhood.”
GVM was registered under Society registration Act XXI of 1860 on the 14th day of September, 2000 in Guwahati. Besides, the organization has Registration under FCRA, 1976 and has of all legal formalities under Income tax Act, 1961. Main supporting agencies of the organization are, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Sir Jamsetji Tata Trust, Actionaid India, National Foundation for India, National Council of Rural Institute, Child rights and You, MoRD, NABARD, UNICEF, IGSSS, FADV, NEDFi etc. The organization has been actively working in Nalbari, Kamrup, Barpeta and Baksa district of Assam.
“Gramya Vikash Mancha envisages a peaceful, prosperous, egalitarian and exploitation free society in every village”
GVM exists to empower the rural community particularly the under privileged and women to take control over the social institutions and to improve their quality of life; thereby create a society where these people can live with dignity. This is being achieved through creating opportunities for gainful self employment, ensuring sustainable livelihood, enhancing social justice and sense of brotherhood, assisting and encouraging in their peace, progress and needs.
Gramya Vikash Mancha is a non-political, secular, non-profit and professionally managed people oriented developmental organization. GVM wants to undertake its mandate with a belief in-
Goal: 1: To accelerate economic growth of 15000 families by 50% of existing level.
Goal 2: To ensure safe and healthy existence for 20000 vulnerable families.
Goal 3: To promote indigenous culture, inculcate scientific temper in social culture.
Goal 4: To ensure blissful existence and development of 15000 children.
Pin: 781351,Nalbari, Assam
Village & P.O: Barkhala
District: Nalbari (Assam)
An Initiative to empower community for ensuring Child Rights.
Diversion based Irrigation
Digital Literacy Programme
An Integrated Approach to Technology in Education
Highly Skilled and motivated Human Resources:
GVM is actively associated with different regional, national and international network of civil society, working for creating opportunities for gainful self employment, ensuring sustainable livelihood among excluded section of society, enhancing human rights, social justice, sense of brotherhood, peace and progress in society, influencing decision makers and different stakeholders for adopting and executing pro-poorer policies and initiatives.
GVM is a non-profit Organization, who put its effort to optimize the development process of excluded sections of the communities with support from different like minded individual/s, organizations and well-wishers. The main resource that we have developed during the course of time is a cadre of committed volunteers who have a common vision and zeal to realize the vision in mission mode.
GVM welcomes student / interns of different discipline related to rural development. For internship at our organization, please send a mail to : firstname.lastname@example.org
GVM is an open platform for all development practitioners, thinkers, students and youth committed to contribute and in turn optimize the development process of the underprivileged sections of the community. GVM welcomes every person who believes that collective contribution can optimize the development processes of the underprivileged sections of the community- to use the available resources, capacities and reaches of GVM and extend services voluntarily towards the community through participation, learning, planning and translating ideas and innovations into action. We also sincerely welcome everyone who with their vast knowledge, experiences and defined vision can contribute towards organizational development and institutionalization processes of GVM.
Cart Distribution of Internet Saathi
Internet Saathi at Global Citizen India concert 2016
ITE Student Camp
District: Nalbari, Assam
District: Kamrup - R
State: Assam, India
Ghogra Chowk, Tamulpur
State: Assam, India
Prithibhusan Deka, Director
Dibakar Deka, Secretary
Gramya Vikash Mancha, Head office is located in village kardoitola, Near Barbari, 3 KM away from Balilecha Temple (Kali Mandir). Balilecha Temple is a landmark known to most taxi/auto drivers
Local Travel from Nalbari Town to GVM
The approximate distance from Nalbari Town to GVM Office is 10 KM. An auto stand is located near Debiram Pathsala Higher Secondary School, Nalbari from where one can reach GVM campus and auto service is available from 6 AM to 7 PM.
Nearest Airport from GVM is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Barjhar, Guwahati. The approximate distance from Airport to GVM Office is 80 KM via Rangia. It is always advisable to take a pre-paid taxi from the Airport.
From Nalbari Station: The Approximate Distance from Nalbari Railway Station to GVM is 10 KM.
From Rangia Station: The Approximate Distance from Rangia Railway Station to GVM is 22 KM.
From Guwahati Station: The Approximate Distance from Guwahati Railway Station to GVM is 75 KM.