MAVIM working towards progress

On behalf of the Government of Maharashtra, the Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal (MAVIM) has taken up the cause of overall development of women - half the part of our society.

MAVIM has taken tireless efforts for over a decade to initiate, expand and establish the self-help group movement in Maharashtra. The progressive Government of Maharashtra has always supported the cause of women’s empowerment and has form time to time devised supportive policy mechanisms and assure them that even in the future the Government will continue to support them.


Livelihoods Asia Summit 2016


(Hon. VCMD MAVIM Receiving the Award)

Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal participated in Sitaram Rao Livelihoods Asia Case Study Competition. This forum is effective mechanism for bringing together the collective intellect of the sector to assimilate innovative solutions, good experiences and best practices. It helps practitioners to learn from mutual experiences and felicitates innovators. MAVIM sent case study on “Paving a new pathways in Paddy plantation”- improved farming techniques from Chandrapur district. This has been selected in 10 best case studies for Case Study Compendium that is released at the Livelihoods Asia Summit in December 2016.


Participation at Regional Consultation Organized by IFAD


IFAD organized a Regional Consultation in the preparation of the third global meeting of the Indigenous People’s forum. The theme of the workshop is Economic Empowerment of Indigenous peoples with focus on women and Youth. A case story on Ecologically Sensitive Approach to Livelihoods and sustainable approach, which was submitted by MAVIM and the story talk about Lac cultivation of Yeshaswi micro livelihood groups of Chandanmeta village of Gondia District under the Tejaswini Programme supported by IFAD. The above case study has been nominated as one of the best story at Asian country level. Smt. Vandana Uikey has been participated in third Global meet as a representation of her group on 22nd -25thNov 2016 at Cambodia. She shared about the economic upliftment gained from this activity.

E-Catering initiative

E-Catering initiative

E-CateringInitiative is a first pilot project by Self Help Group in India initiated by MahilaArthikVikasMahamandal established in Maher Loksanchalit Sadhan Kendra at Sawantwadi block of Sindhudurg district where SHGs federation will provide local delicious cuisine in train through e-Catering service of IRCTC.  National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) under LEDP project has provided fund to e-Catering. Lupin Human Welfare and Research Foundation, Non- Government Organization (NGO) has provided technical support to this project. Hon. Railway Minister of India Mr. Suresh Prabhu inaugurated this project on 3rd December 2016. On this occasion Shri. Rajendra Kulkarni - Hon. Chief General Manager of NABARD, Shri. Dr. A. K. Manocha- Hon. Chairman- IRCTC and Smt R. Vimala- Hon. Vice Chairman and Managing Director of MAVIM were present.

MAVIM and Tata trust joins hands for facilitate digital literacy in rural India

mavim & tata trust   mavim & tata trust

In the presence of Hon. Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri. Devendra Fadnavis along with Hon. Minister (Women and Child Development Dept) Smt. Pankaja Munde, Hon. State Minister (Women & Child) Smt. Vidya Thakur, Hon.Sir Shree Ratan Tata; TATA Trusts & MAVIM has signed a MoU today for “Internet Saathi” program.

This is a unique digital literacy programme for women in 1200 rural villages which will provide an access to information and knowledge through internet powered devices.


Success Stories

Making a difference in Asia and the Pacific pdf-icon

Worshipping Laxmi
The broom is an ordinary object of daily use but is essential to every household. It is such an ordinary thing that any literary piece beginning with the word broom might be mistaken to be as mundane.


Contentment of fruitful effort
The grapes of Nashik, the oranges of Nagpur, the bananas from Jalgaon, the chikoos from Dahanu, and ultimately, the Alphonso mangoes from Ratnagiri; all of these are known according to the cities that they are cultivated in.


Ghar Doghanche
The property rights of women in India are governed by a complex set of personal laws with separate provisions for Christians, Muslims, tribals and Hindus (which includes Buddhists, Sikhs and Jains).




विभागीय पातळीवर औरंगाबाद येथे विभागीय स्तरावरील तिसरा राजमाता जिजाऊ पुरस्कार ना. श्रीमती विद्याठाकूर (राज्यमंत्री-महिला व बाल कल्याण) यांच्या हस्ते माविम अंतर्गत लोकसंचलित साधन क्रेंद्र बीडचा एकता महिला बचत गट, बहिरवाडी मधील महिला व इतर मान्यवर. अधिक वाचा


  • Capacity Building Training
  • SHG Concept Training
  • Leadership Development training
  • Gender Sensitization Training
  • Functional Literacy
  • Panchayat Raj Institutions

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