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.

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

VSSM thanks government officials for providing BPL Ration Card to 84 families of Gandhinagar…

Mittal Patel handed over BPL Ration Card tonomadic families   This is about the marginalised families residing in Gandhinagar’s Chraada, Aajol, Ridrol, Delwada… As …

VSSM’s support helps Melakaka Raval expand his own buisness…

Mittal Patel meets Melakaka at his kiosk  Melakaka lives in Gandhinagar’s Aajol village. I was at Aajol recently, Melakaka insisted I visit his …

Nomadic children studying at VSSM comes out with flying colours…

Asha and Sanjana in studious mood Asha arrived at our hostel with aspirations to become a doctor one day, she secured 93.47 percentile. …

Devipujak families of Ablouaa village in Patan district received residential plots…

Mittal Patel visited devipujak families of Ablouaa village  My work brings me in contact with numerous individuals and families living a life of …

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

VSSM’s tree plantation programme is successful with remarkable contribution of the VrukshMitra…

Mittal Patel with VrukshMitra Amratji visits tree plantation site ‘Chhod ma Ranchhod’ (God is in nature around us), this statement is always spoken …

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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