VichartaSamudaaySamarthanManch –VSSM, is a collective platform of members from Nomadic (Vicharata) and De-Notified (Vimukht) Tribes (Samudaay), individuals and organizations' empathizing with these communities. 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).
THE COMMUNITES OF NOMADIC AND DE-NOTIFIED TRIBES ATTAIN AND LEAD A LIFE WITH DIGNITY.
Ensure all the children from NT and DNTs enjoy their fundamental Right to Education.
Enable the communities of NT and DNTs avail their fundamental rights and entitlements.
Facilitate creation of alternate employment opportunities in lieu of the traditional occupations that have been rendered obsolete with time.
Ensure that the NT and DNTs acquire a roof, a place to settle and get an address of their own.
The various activities of VSSM are spread across 47 blocks of 9 districts of Gujarat. The following table describes the number of settlements and families reached by VSSM.