MPVHA is registered as a secular, non-political and non-profit making organization, under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. It is registered under Section 12-A and 80-G of Income Tax Act and also under EPF, TDS and FCRA. The organization is governed by a 9 member team, elected by the General House, known as the Governing Board of the Association. The Governing Board is assisted by two committees i.e. Program and Finance Committees. The Governing Board of MP VHA meets from time to time, to review, suggest new changes, steer the activities and to take policy decisions, in order to achieve the desired goal of the Association. The Executive Director of MP VHA is the Chief Executive, responsible for execution of all the affairs and activities, including day-to-day administration. He is also an Ex-officio member of the Governing Board and one of the signatories for bank operations. The organization has a well developed Personnel as well as Finance Policy.
Madhya Pradesh Voluntary Health Association (MPVHA)
MPVHA is registered as a secular, non-political and non-profit making organization, under Madhya Pradesh Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. The organization is also registered under Section 12-A and 80-G of Income Tax Act, EPF, TDS and Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). TDS and Professional Tax are deducted as per the Income Tax Rules. It is also registered under “NITI Aayog” – Darpan Portal of the Government of India.
It has its presence in almost all the districts of Madhya Pradesh state through its large network of member organizations (including community and rural development organizations, women organizations, hospitals, dispensaries and health centres) and also through various projects being implemented in different geographical areas of Madhya Pradesh.
The main office of MPVHA is located at Indore and the Project Offices are located in different project areas. Offices are well equipped with basic amenities required to run it in a professional manner.
The organization is governed by a nine member team, elected by the General House of MPVHA, known as the Governing Board of the Association. The Governing Board is assisted by two committees, i.e., Program Advisory and a Finance Committee. The Governing Board of MPVHA meets from time to time, to review, suggest new changes, steer the activities and to take policy decisions, in order to achieve the desired goal of the Association. The Executive Director of MPVHA is the Chief Executive, responsible for execution of all the affairs and activities, including day-to-day administration. He is also an Ex-officio member of the Governing Board and one of the signatories for bank operations.
MPVHA’s team includes a wide range of professionals, such as Medical Doctors, Social Workers, Trainers, Finance and Accounts personnel and Administrative staff. The organization has multicultural setting, in which staff members belonging to varied fields and expertise, are rendering their services (full as well as part-time) to achieve the desired goals of the organization. The organization has a well-defined HR Policy/Staff Service Rules and Finance Policy. The staff working in M VHA has a long experience varying from 3 to 30 years, in the fields of health and development.
Areas of Expertise
Training and Capacity Building
It is one of the core areas of the organization. MPVHA is involved in building capacity of top, middle and front-line functionaries of voluntary and Government organizations on health, development and enforcement of laws.
Liaison and Networking
Having been one of the largest health and development network in the state, conscious efforts are being made towards strengthening its network, by involving like minded groups, health and non-health organizations, individuals and other important national and international agencies working in health and development sectors.
Facilitation & Campaign on Important issues
It has been an integral approach in its four decades of health promotion, for making people more observant and conscious towards their health needs and rights.
This is a continuous process in which MPVHA is involved through member organizations and its innovative projects.
Research & Studies
MPVHA conduct research and other studies in various fields of health.
This has also been included to abridge the gap between service seekers and providers and cater the needs of poorly served areas.
Large number of need-based publications like newsletters, booklets, books, posters, stickers, audio-visuals have been produced, which are acknowledged and procured by both the Government departments as well civil societies. Latest technologies have been integrated for dissemination of information.
MPVHA implementing innovative health and developmental programmes/projects, in urban and rural pockets of the state.
Presence in Important Committees
- State PC & PNDT Advisory Committee, Government of Madhya Pradesh
- State Tobacco Control Committee, Government of Madhya Pradesh
- State Forum for TB Control
- District PC & PNDT Monitoring Committee, Indore
- Child Rights Observatory, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal
- Academic and Extension Unit of Kasturbagram Rural Institute, Indore
- Institutional Research Ethical Committee, Govt. College of Dentistry, Indore