NRLM is being implemented in Assam by Assam State Rural Livelihoods Mission Society (ASRLMS) with the objectives laid by NRLM for enhancing the social and economic empowerment of the rural poor of Assam. It is an independent and autonomous body under Society Registration Act XXI of 1860, and established by Panchayat & Rural Development Department, Government of Assam on 11th Nov’2011.
ASRLMS is led by its Governing body (GB) to provide overall policy guidance to the Society with Hon’ble Chief Minister, Assam as the Chairperson and Principal Secretary to the Govt of Assam, Panchayat & Rural Development Department as member convenor. The Executive function of the Society is carried out by the Executive Committee (EC) with Chief Secretary, Govt of Assam as Chairperson and State Mission Director as the Member Convenor. The day to day functions of the Society is being discharged by the State Mission Director and his functional teams at the State level viz. The State Mission Management Unit (SMMU). At District level, the District Mission Management Units (SMMU) is being headed by the District Project Manager under the overall guidance and supervision of the Project Director, DRDA and at block level, the Block Mission Management Unit (BMMU) is being headed by the Block Project Manger under the overall guidance and supervision of the Block Development Officer.