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Rural development virtually means development of villages. It is a process of improving the living conditions of the people living in rural areas. It is a process of change in rural societies. The government of India has been adopted various policies and programmes for the development rural areas. The government of India launched ‘National Rural Livelihood Mission’ for the upliftment of life style of rural poor. The Village Organization is a component of this livelihood mission. Village Organization is a federation of SHGs in a habitation. It is a village level intermediary Organization between SHGs and government offices and banking. It plays very conspicuous role in systematizing SHGs. The basic objective of this study is to focus structure and functions of Village Organization. Both primary and secondary data have been used in this study. The study has been conducted in the Tiloi Nagar Gaon Panchayat under Khowang development block of Dibrugarh district of Assam, India. The study revealed that Village Organizations plays a very significant role in strengthening the SHGs by providing training, monitoring, guidance and facilitation support. Besides, Village Organization trace out the socio-economic problems in association with the SHGs and place these in the gram sabha for solving so as to rural development take place in reality.
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