The Visakha Jilla Nava Nirmana Samithi (VJNNS) was established in 1972 at Visakhapatnam and then shifted its headquarters in 1980 to Narsipatnam, an agency gateway, to work with rural population in general and tribals in particular. The organization is firmly founded on secular principles without any political overtones. Sri A.L. Narasimha Murthy, the pioneer conceived the idea of establishing a service society after being inspired by the Gandhian concept of “Grama Swaraj”. The multi-sectoral activities, which the organization aims at include economic development, social upliftment, improving health, sanitary conditions and literary status besides protecting the environment with all its bio-diversity. To begin with, VJNNS undertook activities related to Khadi and Village Industries. Later on; the organization extended its activity towards ensuring water supply besides land development. The organization is privileged to enrich itself through its partnership with 22 international and 20 local agencies, which include the Govt. of India for laying the foundation of various development and welfare activities, which are in tune with the basic objectives of the organization.