History and Genesis

late Dr. Manibhai DesaiBAIF Development Research Foundation was founded in 1967 by late Dr. Manibhai Desai, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi. BAIF works on developing various approaches for providing gainful self-employment to the rural communities through sustainable use of natural resources.

BAIF MITTRA BHAVAN, NashikAs BAIF's programme spread to different parts of the country, various development organizations were promoted to intensively continue the work in different states. MIITRA was founded for undertaking rural development in Maharashtra on 9th February 1992.