Dr. Ambedkar Sheti Vikas Va Sanshodhan Sanstha (ASVSS) (Dr. Ambedkar Agriculture Development & Research Institute) was established in the year 1987. It is registered under Society’s Registration Act 1860 and The Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 to address and resolve the issue of Dalits especially agriculture and issue related to dignity of Dalit communities. The focus of the organization is to sustain the food security and developing safer livelihood means for Dalits and other backward communities. The organisations primary targets are women, youth and children.
The organisation believes that the atrocities are happening due to caste system, therefore, focuses on to address the issue of Dalit atrocities. It also believes that there is a need to create proportionate Dalit Budget to develop infrastructures and support structures.