National Institute of Women, Child and Youth Development (NIWCYD) was established by development workers with Gandhian orientation in 1982 and registered under the Society Registration Act 1860 in the year 1985. The organization is of an all India character. Presently it is working in four states viz. Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhatisgarh & some part of Uttar Pradesh. NIWCYD had started its journey of development work from 14 remote villages of Madhya Pradesh and is presently, working in more than 5000 poorest villages of Central India. Over the past 32 years, NIWCYD has been working on the five basic themes of development, i.e. livelihood enhancement, community organization, women empowerment, Child Rights and Education, Water and Sanitation, environment, Disaster Management and Coordination & Networking with various stakeholders including government departments.