Who we are
Started by a small group of friends in 1991, with a common vision for working in the area of physical and mental disabilities, GASVS has grown to be a respected name in these two fields in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India.
GASVS is a not-for-profit and ‘for – purpose’ organization based in sausar block of Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. The organization works in the domain of public health specifically in physical disabilities and mental health. In these two main aspects of health, GASVS attempts to ensure that people not only understand but also have access to information and services.
A society where marginalized, vulnerable people and those with different type of disabilities have equal rights, a supportive environment to grow and fulfil their needs, potentials and dreams
To strengthen community for creating equal opportunities for marginalized, vulnerable communities and persons with disabilities (PwDs) for their participation in the development process
- To conserve, protect, promote and develop the culture of the tribal and other backward communities; identify issues confronting them and devise plans for sustainable solutions
- To facilitate the holistic development of women, adolescents and children
- To work for the eradication of stereotypes and myths in the society regarding disability and mental illness
- To ensure the inclusion of PwDs – PlwMI in mainstream of society by influencing and developing systems and processes at policy level and its implementation within these communities rehabilitate CwDs – PwDs – PlwMI through community-based approaches
|Act||Date||Place of Reg.||Reg. Number||Renewal||Validity|
|M.P. Soc. Reg. Act– 1973||23–03–1991||Bhopal||MP – 25307||-||Lifetime|
|NGO DARPAN (NITI Aayog)||2009||New Delhi||MP|2009|0005584||-||Lifetime|
|12A||05–09–2003||Jabalpur||915||Dated 23-09-2021 AAATG5607KE20025||22-09-26|
|80G||08–09–2010||Jabalpur||1745||Dated 23-09-2021 AAATG5607KF20213||22-09-26|
|FCRA (Renewal)||26-05-2004||New Delhi||063190014||Dated 01-11-2016
|Dept. of Social Justice (disability)||30–03–2013||Bhopal||162||In process||-|
|Department of Women and Child Development||03–07–2013||Chhindwara||WCD|2000||-||Lifetime|
|U/s 50 & 51 of RPwD Act – 2016||07–02–2019||Chhindwara||642||Dated 07-02-2022
|Registration of entities for undertaking CSR activities||26 – 05 – 2021||Delhi||CSR00006802||Lifetime|
---We Believe in---
A – Responsibility
GASVS shares in the responsibility with the people we serve; their families; peers; friends and other organizations, to always safeguard the health, well-being and personal journey of PwDs – PlwMi towards a better life
B – Trust and Respect
We recognize these as the most important tools to achieve our objectives. Respect for PwDs – PlwMI and safeguarding their dignity are paramount
Continuous quality monitoring and improvement is at the center of every activity
D – Doing and creating something very important
AT GASVS, we are passionate about our work and we take our legacy and future very seriously and approach it with honesty and reality
Ms. Chanda Bute
Ms. Hemlata A. Patankar
Vice – President
Ms. Bhagvati S. Gohite
Adv. Ajaykumar Dhawale
District of Chhindwara – Madhya Pradesh
Chhindwara is one of the poorer districts of Madhya Pradesh. 18% of the population of district is tribal. It shares borders with Nagpur district of Maharashtra in the south. Hoshangabad and Narsinghpur districts of M.P. are to the north, Betul district to the west and Seoni district to the east.
Chhindwara district is divided into three main regions:
- The plains near Nagpur region comprising Sausar and Pandhurna blocks
- The central region comprising of Chhindwara, southern Amarwara and northern Sausar region
- The northern region (a hilly terrain)
As per the Census of India – 2011, Chhindwara district had a population of 20,90,922. The tribal include Korku; Gond; Pardhan and Bharia.
District of Sukma – Chhattisgarh
Sukma district begins 05 kms prior to Tongpal as soon as the Jeeram Ghat concludes. There are many tribal communities living in this district with unique cultural lifestyles. Gond; Muriya; Doria and Halba are the main tribal communities. Paddy is the main crop cultivated by the farmers of the district.