RGVN (North East) Microfinance Limited, has its roots from Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi-the Society which was promoted by Mr. S.M. Palia, former Executive Director, IDBI, in the year 1990 with initial corpus contribution from IDBI & IFCI and later from NABARD and Dorabji Tata Trust with the mission of developing and nurturing NGOs and Community Based Organizations in Northeast India, with headquarters in Guwahati. In the year 1995, RGVN-Society started microfinance activities under the aegis of Credit & Savings Programme with the initial Revolving Fund assistance of Rs.1 crore from Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI). Once the activities of CSP grew, a public limited company styled as RGVN (North East) Microfinance was registered and obtained NBFC license from RBI in August 2010.
Headquartered in Guwahati, RGVN(NE)MFL as at present a network of 103 branches in 5 Northeastern States viz. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim covering around 2 lakh borrowers.