Vicharta Samuday Samarthan Manch is a non-profit organisation working to empower the nomadic and de-notified communities while striving to create an inclusive society as well as government policies for these extremely marginalised sections of our society.

VSSM as a collective was initiated in the year 2006 and was formally registered as an organization in the year 2010, with the mission to give social identity, citizen’s rights, education, health facilities, housing and livelihood options to the various communities of Nomadic and De-Notified Tribes (NT-DNTs)
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OUR INITIATIVES​

OUR VISION

The Nomadic and De-notified tribes attain identity and live a dignified life.

OUR MISSION

VSSM strives to create an empathetic social and political environment that is willing to enable inclusive growth of the Nomadic and de-notified communities.

Rights & Entitlements

Enable the communities of NT and DNTs avail their fundamental rights and entitlements.

Education

Ensure all the children from NT and DNTs enjoy their fundamental Right to Education.

Rehabilitating Vadia

The persistent efforts by VSSM has brought an unprecedented change in the lives of people here in Vadia Village.

Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation

Facilitate creation of alternate employment opportunities in lieu of the traditional occupations that have been rendered obsolete with time.

Vallabh Vidya Vihar

VSSM has visualized a one-of-a-kind cultural and educational enclave for nomadic and de- notified communities. A place they can call their own, a place for their children to acquire skill-based learning and basic education.

Employment

Facilitate creation of alternate employment opportunities in lieu of the traditional occupations that have been rendered obsolete with time.

Housing

Ensure that the Nomadic and De-Notified Tribes acquire a roof, a place to settle and get an address of their own

Participatory Water Management

The Participatory Water Management initiative was introduced with a hope to recharge and revive the ground water levels in the region.

Elderly Assistance - Mavjat

Ensure that elderly individuals of Nomadic and De-Notified communities have access to wholesome food, quality healthcare during medical emergencies        

Our Blogs

It is because of our well wishers we have successfully desilted 285 lakes…

Mittal Patel discusses water mangement When we started the work of water conservation we found it tough. We also had apprehension about whether …

VSSM were destined to become instrumental and enable Kokilaben to find her footing…

Mittal Patel with Kokilaben Magnanimity is an outcome of compassion, not riches! Recently, I had the opportunity to meet Kokilaben from Pilucha village, …

The once shy and fearful girl is now a confident 10th grader…

Mittal Patel visits Ganga and her family during herSurendranagar visit Ganga lives in Surendranagar’s Doodhrej. The school is a little away from her …

VSSM have been instrumental in building homes for Bharthari families in Raigadh village of Sabarkantha district

Bharthari women greets Mittal Patel We have been instrumental in building homes for 1600 families. This figure of 1600 is inconsequential considering that …

Vadia to gift the buffaloes to these daughters.

Vadia, a village tucked in a remote corner of Banaskantha has always been in limelight for numerous wrong reasons. Since more than a …

Water management work in Varan village receives great support from the local community…

We don’t know if mystical Parasmani was for real or a fable; we have all heard about this alchemist who turned anything he …

Support for Education

Support a child acquire skills for a poverty free future
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Support for Participatory Water Management

Support VSSM’s dream of a water sufficient and green Banaskantha.
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Support for elders

Provide meals to elderly and terminally ill nomadic individuals.
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Support for Housing

Help nomadic families build a house they have always dreamt of.
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