About Us

Nirman - An Initiative for Sustainable Development

About Nirman

Our Vision is promoting equitable, just, resilient and sustainable human-environment system

Nirman focuses on restoring the ecosystems with rich biodiversity and has specific intervention in agriculture, natural resource management and governance. The organization is concerned with issues relating to the negative impact of climatic variations and current development paradigm that has endangered the natural resources and traditional knowledge base. Thus, it yearns to have sovereignty over the seed, the soil, the land, water, the indigenous knowledge system and strives to achieve sustainable use of natural resources and democratize its governance pattern.

Nirman Legal Status

NIRMAN is a not for profit organization registered under the following Act

Society Registration Act, XXI of 1860

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Foreign Contribution Regulation Act,1976

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12 AA of the Income Tax Act 1961

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80 G (5)(vi)of Income Tax Act 1961

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Our Approach


Livelihood improvement through sustainable agriculture

Revival of Millets based bio-diverse farming system

Strengthening Human-environment system

Building community based Institution

Democratize Natural Resource Governance

Equity and Social Justice



Our Team

NIRMAN has a core team of professionals having extensive sectoral experience in sustainable agriculture, millets based farming system, rural livelihood, land and forest tenure, community empowerment and issues related to food security. The organization also hires the services of consultants/subject specialists as and when required

Our Executive Committee

NIRMAN is governed by its Executive Committee that provides visionary leadership & frames policy for the organization. The members who are nominated by the general body have rich experience on rural development, sustainable agriculture, strengthening livelihood, cooperatives, human-environmental system, natural resource governance& conservation of bio-diversity

Our Partners

Current Funding Partners

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