Gramin Vikas Sansthan

Vision, Mission and Approach


Attainment of a healthy and self reliant community through a process of a nurturing integration, unity and peace


Empowerment of vulnerable families, especially women, through health, education, HIV and AIDS prevention and micro finance so that they are able to achieve higher level of self-reliance and match mainstream of the society.


The approach adopted by GVS is to promote participation directly and involve the community through better rapport building, awareness building, training and organising the community. GVS believes that the rural poor are capable of determining and building their future, provided that they are supported and facilitated properly.

Organisation Based

  • Training
  • Survey
  • Documentation
  • Advocacy meeting with government and non-government staff
  • Need assessment
  • Selection of programme staff

Community Based

  • Relationship building with gram panchayat
  • Formation of programe stakeholder groups
  • Issue sensitisation of motivation through meeting and training
  • Cultural activity of songs, street play, puppet/video, magic show and rally
  • Follow-up
  • IEC material of poster, banner and pamphlets
  • Advocacy, meeting and networking

Health Camp

  • Programme participant based
  • Home visit, trainings, meeting and exposure visit
  • Distribution of IEC material and resource promotion
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • One to one and one to group, focus group discussion
  • Patient referral
  • Cultural activities, event, audio and video film show


Secondly GVS establishes a relationship with the community as a facilitator. Facilitating different backward communities and women groups to take care. GVS works with dalit communities, women and children of backward communities. At present GVS works in two ways one is directly involving the community members as beneficiaries focusing on women, children and youths.