Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal

Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal (MAVIM) is the State Women’s Development Corporation of Government of Maharashtra, established on the 24th February,1975 on the occasion of International Women’s year. MAVIM has been declared as a Nodal agency by Government of Maharashtra on 20th January 2003 to implement various women empowerment program through Self Help Groups (SHGs).

Mission of MAVIM

The mission of the corporation are “To bring about gender justice and equality for women, investing in human capital and the capacity building of women, thus making them economically and socially empowered and enabling them to access sustainable livelihoods.” The main objectives of MAVIM is to:

  • Organization women through Self Help Groups
  • Build the overall capacities of women
  • Enhance self confidence amongst women
  • Entrepreneurial development of women
  • Synchronize employment opportunities & market linkages
  • Promote women’s initiative for equal opportunities, prosperity & participation in governance.
  • Build grassroots institutions over SHGs as a way forward to sustainable development.

To know more about the Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal, please visit their website at http://www.mavimindia.org/ PDF FileExternal Link:This will open in new window.