Empowering Women and Girls  

Divya Jyoti Mahila Vikash (DJMV) is a women led community based not profit organization working towards women empowerment, girl’s education, menstrual hygiene, organic farming and livelihood promotion. DJMV aspires to improve the living conditions of the poor and marginalized by adopting strategies through community initiative, participation and sensitization. Founded in 2000, the organisation has worked among backward communities in the interior unreached pockets of rural Odisha, identified as one of the most under developed states in India. Women self help groups have been taken as the base for all interventions and livelihood activities enabling them to contribute towards mainstream development process. DJMV received Change Agent of Odisha award from Yes We Can towards women empowerment.

VISION: We at DJMV envision a society where women have the guaranteed opportunities of development that enables them exercise their right to education, health, livelihood and social security.
MISSION: DJMV is dedicated for uplifting the status of women especially those from the marginalized section of the society through various development initiatives.


  • Women Empowerment
  • Menstrual Hygiene
  • Girls Education
  • Organic Farming
  • Livelihoods Security  


  •  DJMV is registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 vide number GJM No: 6260-21 of 2001-2002 on 9.05.2001.
  •  DJMV is registered under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act FCRA 1976 vide Registration Number 104910154 / 2009 dated 21/07/2009.
  • Registered under section 12AA(2) of Income Tax Act 1961 vide registration number 17/2009-10 dated : 16.06.2009
  • Permanent account number AAAAD5702F