Though NIRMAN is an initiative by SEARCH and MKCL, today around 30 leading social organizations thinkers, activists, professionals are supporting this initiative. Together this group constitutes the wider NIRMAN Samudaay which believes in this dream of ‘solving social problems through nurturing youth leadership’.

Along with Dr. Abhay and Dr. Rani Bang (Directors - SEARCH) who are the conveners of NIRMAN Samudaay, some of the well known organizations and people associated with NIRMAN are:

  1. Vivek Sawant, Managing Director, Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited
  2. Dr. Anil Awachat, Author and Director -Muktangan
  3. Girish Sohoni, President, BAIF Development and Research Foundation
  4. Dr. Anand Karve, Director, ARTI (Appropriate Rural Technology Institute)
  5. Vijay Jawandhia, Agricultural Activist
  6. Dr. Anand Karandikar, Director, Metric Consultancy
  7. Dr. Suhas Kukarni, Director, Unique Features
  8. Prof. Ram Takawale, Ex vice chancellor University of Pune, YCMOU, IGNOU
  9. Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukathankar, Filmmakers
  10. Usha Rane, Director, PRATHAM
  11. Nanda and Vidyagauri Khare, Authors
  12. Arun and Sumangala Deshpande, Environmental Activists
  13. Ashok Bhargav, Nirog
  14. Dr. Ramesh Panse, Founder and Trustee, Grammangal
  15. Dr. Dileep Mavlankar, IIM, Ahemdabad
  16. Prof. Hitesh Bhatt, Faculty, IRMA (Institute of Rural Management, Anand)
  17. Dr. Milind Bokil, Author and Social Scientist
  18. Vijay Anna Borade, Water Expert
  19. Vishwambhar Choudhary, Social Activisit
  20. Dr. Anand Nadkarni, Director, IPH (Institute for Psychological Health)
  21. Kumar Ketkar, Senior Journalist
  22. Ashwini Kulkarni, Pragati Abhiyan
  23. Milind Murugkar, Social Activist
  24. Makarand Karkare, Vice President, Sure Prep
  25. Dr. Yogesh Kalkonde, Public Health Researcher and Neurologist, SEARCH