Vimarsh Development Solutions provides services for qualitative and quantitative research, management and implementation of projects related to health, nutrition, elementary education, rural development, natural resource management, poverty alleviation, livelihoods, micro-enterprise development and water and sanitation.  Over the years we have developed expertise in qualitative and quantitative research especially management of large surveys, project planning & management, institutional development, monitoring & evaluation, human resource development & capacity building at different levels. In its 26 year history, Vimarsh has successfully completed over 250 projects across India.

VDS operates in multiple sectors and provides a host of development services

We have in depth experience of working in coordination with Government of India and several state governments. Vimarsh has developed linkages with a network of organizations spread in several states of the country for project implementation at the local level. Apart from our core team, we also have empanelled a large number of consultants to provide strategic support and work in tandem with our core team practically in all areas of development.



Areas of Focus

In 1987, Vimarsh began by specialising in the health and family welfare sector but has since acquired expertise and reputation of successfully executing projects for many other development sectors. Today, Vimarsh has a strong team and over 25 years of experience in the following development sectors:

Social Research

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research
  • Large Scale Surveys
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Impact Assessment Studies
  • Social Audit

Social Development & Policy Formulation

  • Gender
  • Women And Child Development
  • Nutrition & Micro-Nutrient
  • Education
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Tribal Development

Livelihoods & Poverty Alleviation

  • Micro-Credit
  • Micro-Enterprise Development
  • Employment Generation
  • SME Management

Communication & Capacity Building

  • Communication Strategy
  • Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Programmes
  • Digital Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Research
  • Institutional Capacity Building (urban and rural)
  • Training Design and Material Development
  • Community Mobilisation

Natural Resources Management

  • Agriculture Development
  • Organic Agriculture
  • Watershed Management
  • Environment
  • Forestry
  • Water Resources

Urban Planning & Transport

  • Urban Development
  • Urban Transportation
  • Water
  • Housing
  • Regional Planning


  • Panchayati Raj
  • Decentralization