Gramin Vikas Trust (GVT) is a National Level Organization established in 1999 by Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited (KRIBHCO) for bringing about a sustainable improvement in livelihood of the poor and marginalized communities, especially, the tribal population including women. Gramin Vikas trust is directed by a Board of Trustees from KRIBHCO, MoCF- GoI, and eminent Trustees from diverse background. Gramin Vikas Trust is registered under Indian Trust Act 1882, 12A and Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976.
GVT is an active development partner for project formulation, planning and implementation under and R&R and CSR activity for designing region specific development interventions through participatory approach.
In its journey of 21 years Gramin Vikas Trust (GVT) has worked in Development Sector involving 7 Thematic Areas for more than 250 projects and presence in more than 11 states (set to expand in more states) with a dedicated CSR research centre at National Livelihood Resource Institute (NLRI), Ratlam, MP. It has worked for development sector aiming at to improve the livelihood of poor and marginalised communities with an inclusive approach. In its vision to bring about sustainable improvement in living standards of rural poor and marginalised communities and empowering them to lead a dignified life it has taken initiatives in Natural Resource Management (NRM), Skill Development, Institutional Development, Developmental Studies, Education, Health and Sanitation besides Social Entrepreneurship and Market Access.