International Programme partners:

American India Foundation (AIF), USA

They are implementation partners for the MANSI project, in collaboration with Tata Steel Rural Development Society (TSRDS), the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Jharkhand and SEARCH. The project has been ongoing since 2011.

Government Programme partners:

Dist. Administration, Gadchiroli, India

In the dawn of prohibition, and social awakening in various states of India, a Social experiment is to start in the district of Gadchiroli, by a district level committee under the chairmanship of the Collector, Shri. Ranjit Kumar. This is to effectively implement the ban on alcohol and tobacco and create awareness against the rising ill-effects of their consumption in Maharashtra.

National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Government of Maharashtra

Mobile Medical Unit (MMU), a Public-private partnership with NRHM, went live in SEARCH in February 2012. The initiative has encouraged trust of the tribals as primary health care facilities have reached the corners of tribal habitation.

Government Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, India

GDC Nagpur is supporting the dental set up in the Tribal Friendly Hospital of SEARCH.


Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

SEARCH partnered with the ICMR, New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, for Malaria Control in Tribal Area.

Integrated Tribal Development Programme (ITDP), India

The ITDP for Gadchiroli has partnered with the Aamchi Nirogi Ashramshala Project of SEARCH, a school health project for tribal residential schools in Gadchiroli district.


Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOH&FW), Government of Health

SEARCH works with MOH&FW for the National Health Policy.

National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC)

NHSRC and SEARCH partnered for the ASHA training programme.

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, India

Nagpur University is reinforcing the sports events and coach training of the tribal and non-tribal youth of rural Gadchiroli, an initiative by Life Skill Education.

Gondwana University, Gadchiroli, India

The National Service Scheme cell of Gondwana University helped the surveys on alcohol and tobacco.


Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal (MAVIM), India

MAVIM is working with the Alcohol Tobacco Deaddiction Control for oral health check-up of women to identify pre-cancerous symptoms, in two Community Managed Resource Centres of Gadchiroli. Another collaborated programme holds SHG for 12,000 women.


Indian programme partners : CSR/ NGOs/Educational institutes

Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust (NRTT), India

They have partnered with us and are determined to make Alcohol and Tobacco Cessation Campaign in Gadchiroli a success and a huge difference in the lives of the people of the district.

Tata Steel Rural Development Society, India

SEARCH has been the training partner in the implementation of the Home Based Maternal, Newborn and Child Care programme by community health workers under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in the rural and tribal regions of Saraikhela block of Jharkhand. Called project MANSI, it was a joint venture of AIF, TSRDS, and Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Jharkhand.

Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL), India

SEARCH collaborated with MKCL in 2008 to propel the work of NIRMAN to identify, nurture and organize the young change makers.

Pragati Abhiyan, Nashik

Pragati Abhiyan committed to fighting against rural poverty, has partnered with NIRMAN.

Maharashtra Knowledge Foundation

MKF is a Public Trust established by Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd and has been a huge support to the workings in NIRMAN.


Smt. Kashibai Navale College of Physiotherapy, Pune

Navale College of Physiotherapy is helping us in taking care of patients going through surgery. Students & staff members help patients with post-surgical recovery.