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About MITTRA

A non-profit development organization promoted by BAIF, implements multi-pronged comprehensive rural development programmes in different parts of Maharashtra. MITTRA, which is an acronym for "Maharashtra Institute of Technology Transfer for Rural Areas", also means 'Friend' in Marathi MITTRA is also the ancient Sanskrit name of the Rising Sun, which brings new life to the world.

Our Mission

Our mission is to create opportunities of gainful self-employment for rural families, especially disadvantaged sections, ensuring sustainable livelihood, enriched environment, improved quality of life and human values. This will be achieved through development research, effective use of local resources, extension of appropriate technologies and upgrading of skills and capabilities with community participation.

MITTRA is a non-political, secular and professionally managed organization.