gramin mahila vikas sansthan - gmvs

Empowering Deprived and Vulnerable Communitities

Risk Mitigation Pilot Programme

risk-mitigationRisk mitigation pilot project is underway in three panchayat samitis of Ajmer district since February 2010. So far 2,570 people have been covered under the project.


  • To understand risks in the lives of SHG members and their families and make them understand the same
  • To identify risks of 750 to 1,000 SHG members, link them with micro-insurance and reaching information about social security scheme of the government


  • Awareness generation among members through insurance literacy camps
  • Imparting information about insurance instalment payment on the basis of risk being faced by members and motivating them for appropriate insurance cover
  • Associating family members other than SHG members with insurance
  • Linking members falling under social security scheme with the scheme


  • 1,100 people covered with insurance
  • 281 people filled forms related to widow pension, old age pension, disability pension, etc., under social security scheme. So far 46 people have got benefit of the scheme
  • Five people who died in the meantime got insurance benefit ranging from Rs 6,000 to Rs 48,000


Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Mumbai, and Centre for Microfinance, Jaipur

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Appeal for Donation

GMVS appeals to the concerned individuals to financially support part of its activities.