Gramin Samassya Mukti Trust is a registered, non-profit, secular, voluntary organization established in year 1991 and actively working in the field of rural and urban development since past 30 years. It has been established with the specific objectives to solve the livelihood, health and educational issues, which are greatly interlinked. Organization is working with most ignored, socially and economically oppressed communities towards making sustainable development with special emphasizing on women empowerment.


The concern areas include empowering community-based organizations; working With them for sustainable development, notably by managing local resources and Mobilizing people into establishing their rights over natural resources such as non-timber forest produce (NTFP), promote sustainable agriculture practices among the farmers and build inclusive value chain to enhance the bargaining power of the small holder farmers. Beside this GSMT is one of the leading civil society organizations involved in the formation of the ecological awareness group in Vidharba — Nisarg Mitra – which takes up issues of joint forest management and the livelihood rights of tribal.


GSMT has always believed in adopting a holistic approach to ensure sustainable and overall socio-economic growth for the rural and tribal communities it works for! Therefore, the programmatic interventions are spread over diverse thematic areas.  GSMT has focused in the areas of livelihoods, health, education, empowerment, advocacy and governance.



“Healthy, Self Reliant & Self Governed Community”



“Capacity building of Panchayatraj institutions and community based organizations for sustainable development regarding Livelihood, Health and Education”

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“We are Accredited by Credibility Alliance under Desirable Norms”


Particulars Details
Name of Organization Gramin Samassya Mukti Trust   (GSMT)
Reg. Office

At. Jalka, Post. Maregaon, Dist. Yavatmal, Maharashtra 445303


Head Office Gramin Samassya Mukti Trust (GSMT) 19, Vishal Nagar, Moha, Dhamangaon Road, Yavatmal, Maharashtra – 445001 India

Fax with STD Code 0091-7239-225347
Web Site
Name of Chief Functionary Dr. Kishor Moghe, Chairperson
Contact mobile No



Registration Details
SN Registration under Registration No. Year
1 Societies Registration Act 1860:  2319 1990
2 Bombay Public Trust Act 1950: 2219 1991
3 12 A 12A/17/9596/G-546 1995
4 FCRA 084010011 1996
5 80G 80 G/G-9/0506 2006
Thrust area of the Organization Livelihood, Health, Education and Women Empowerment


  • To enhance the capacities of Village Panchayats and community based organizations to accelerate the process of sustainable development.
  • To organize the farming community for secured and sustainable management of agriculture and coordinate with government and other Institutions for the same.
  • To strengthen the community based organizations for efficient forest management to promote livelihood based on forest produces.
  • To build the capacities of community based organizations to encourage community to be healthy through safe behavior and safe life style.
  • Mainstreaming underprivileged children from rural, tribal & slum areas in education to make them responsible citizens.  
  • To organize and strengthen women to actively participate in development process related to Livelihood, Health and Education


Strategy of Work


  1. Partnership with Panchayatraj institutions and Community based organizations
  2. Association with voluntary organizations, government departments
  3. Study and research by involving community
  4. Empowerment of action groups at various levels

We Work With


 Tribal, farmers, labors, women, children, people with disability & youth, MSM, FSW, Migrant People


Our Key Thematic Area


  • Building Self Governance (Rural & Urban)
    • Empowerment of PRI especially Gramsabhas, Ward sabhas & CBOs by enhancing their skills as planning, resource mobilization, execution, monitoring and advocacy
  •  Natural Resource Management and Livelihood
    • Watershed development with major focus on water and soil conservation
    • Participatory Irrigation through diversion based irrigation.
    • Promoting the economical stability and sustainability of the farmers
    • Creating value addition and reducing cost of cultivation by emphasizing on ecological practices in agriculture production
    • Improved conditions for labors
    • Policy advocacy and campaigns relating to institutionalization of responsible credit, insurance and market policies.
    • Sustainable Forest Management with generating agro and forest based Entrepreneurship.
    • Community Based Rehabilitation for PWDs
  •  Community Health
    • Health Intervention for FSW, MSM, Migrant and vulnerable community
    • Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Promotion
  • Child Rights Protection
    • Mainstreaming underprivileged children
    • Anand Balsadan
    • Late Laxmibai Moghe Vidyalaya
  •  Women Empowerment
    • Women Self Help group, their federations and Entrepreneurship
    • Women in PRI and Development


Core Expertise:


GSMT works with an objective to improve the livelihood options of the small farmers with sustainable and profitable farming systems. The core competencies of the organization are –

  • Social organization and institution building
  • Organizing large scale agriculture production
  • Agriculture extension
  • Watershed management
  • Value chain development
  • Expertise in market linkages
  • Facilitating convergence with Government and other agencies