National Institute of Women, Child and Youth Development (NIWCYD) was established in 1982 and registered under the Society Registration Act 1860 in the year 1985. Presently, Organization is working in three states Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The major programmes of the organization cover tribal pockets of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
NIWCYD's vision is to be an instrumental for tribal and rural development through the process of complete empowerment of the communities to become self sufficient, thereby reducing or eliminating their dependence on external support for any issue or difficulty they may face.
The guiding philosophy of NIWCYD's efforts has been to utilize natural resources - real and potential, those are available locally and enable sustainable development and empower the community based organizations to fight for the local issues to safeguard the rights of the poor and the tribal.