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Welcome to RGVN
Established in April 1990 Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi, popularly known by its acronym RGVN was established as an autonomous, non-profit organization / non-government organization (NGO) registered under the Society’s Registration Act of 1860 and headquartered in Guwahati, Assam. RGVN’s founding sponsor, IFCI Ltd., provided the initial set-up support and with time IDBI, NABARD and Tata Social Welfare Trust (TSWT) became its sponsors.

RGVN is a national level, multi-state development and support organization working in 13 states in India, with a focus on sustainable livelihoods for the rural poor, especially women, in Northeast India. RGVN supports grassroots initiatives through financial and non-financial assistance to promote sustainable livelihoods, empower women, and build strong communities.

Contact us:
Dr. Amiya Kr. Sharma
Executive Director, RGVN
House No. 55, Rajgarh Main Road, Guwahati, 781003, Assam, India.
Email: rgvnho@gmail.com.
Phone: 9435118871

Latest News

Barmanipur Village Gears Up for Sustainable Livelihoods with Azim Premji Foundation’s Support

In a bid to bolster sustainable livelihoods and economic resilience in Barmanipur village, Marigaon district, the Azim Premji Foundation (APF) has extended its support to Project Samartha. A Community Mobilization …

Meeting with NHRC

Meeting cum Open hearing session with National Human Rights Commission Chairperson Justice Arun Kumar Mishra and Chief Secretary of Assam Paban Kumar Borthakur at Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati on …

RGVN: SHG Meeting held at Pahari JFMC

Weekly meeting of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) at the Prahari Joint Forest Management Committee (JFMC), under Dhemaji Division was held recently. The meeting was conducted by PISA (Project Implementation Support Agency) …

Children’s Day Celebrated Across RGVN Project Areas, Fostering Joy and Creativity

November 14, 2023, witnessed vibrant celebrations of Children’s Day across various RGVN project zones, encapsulating moments of joy and creativity in multiple locations. In the Chusokoni project situated in Byrnihat, …

Celebration of World Environment Day, 2023

Free Eye Screening and Check Up, in collaboration with Lion’s Eye Hospital held in Hograpara, Assam

A Free Eye Screening and Checkup Camp was held on 14th May 2023 at Hograpara, Assam in collaboration with Gauhati Lions Eye Hospital and Sreemanta Sankar Mission, Guwahati as a …

RGVN celebrates it’s 33rd Foundation Day

RGVN celebrated its 33rd foundation day on 20th April 2023 at NEDFI with great enthusiasm and fervor. Paving a hallmark in uplifting marginalized communities by enhancing their rights and livelihood, RGVN …

District level Stakeholder and Community Level Meeting 

Meeting was conducted with stakeholders from Banks, Post office’s, Gaon Panchayat, Common service center at Nogaon and Darrang district of Assam on March 28,2023. Under the RGVN-CRISIL-FOUNDATION PROGRAMME- Moi Pragati …

Counselling for child labourers held at Byrnihat

A counselling programme for child labourers was held at Byrnihat, Assam on February 24,2023. The programme was part of “Chusokoni” project by RGVN, KNH. About 15 children participated in various …


RGVN (ASSAM)-KKS- BMZ project has done a great job in marketing the farm produce(Organic) in urban market without involving middlemen. The farmers are selling vegetables in Guwahati market which is 120 Kms away from the project villages.They have established linkages in Guwahati markets since August 2018. The producers are very satisfied and encouraged because they are getting high price for their produce. Presently, the producers sell 1 tonne of organic vegetables on daily basis. There is incremental growth in sales Month on Month (MOM) basis.

What We do?

Institution Building

RGVN builds grassroot institutions and offers support in the form of need assessment, capacity development and strategic business development of the organizations.

Livelihood & Food Security

RGVN introduces sustainable agricultural practices and ensures post-project sustenance.

Skill & Capacity Building

RGVN’s capacity building activities comprise grassroot level institutions, SHGs, NGOs, Cooperatives and Famers’ Clubs.



RGVN has relentlessly worked in the field of exploring and supporting sustainable livelihoods, promoting individual and community initiatives and building local capabilities in its pursuit to improving the quality of life of the poor and the under privilieged.


Care about people to transforming their lives and exudes a positive Impression to believe.