Shramajivi Mahila Samity is a civil society organization was started in 1995 and itself registered as a non- government organization under Society Registration Act. Gradually Shramajivi Mahila Samity tried and made attempts to find its foothold as a body of like-minded people striving for human causes especially for women and thus made a beginning towards women development. This has led to discover its own identity. SMS took pledge to initiate some beginning towards the development of these women, improve the status of women and bridge the gap between the gender i.e. man and woman. With strong resolution, SMS started its journey from East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand state. Shramajivi Mahila Samity had earned footage in the area of forming women based organizations and capacitating them since 1987 to 1994. Since its inception the organization is the field of development and acceptance after it was registered as a voluntary organization in the year 1995.
SMS has taken the community participation approach to work on its theme of social exclusion. The key theme on which we are working is combat poverty through food right and livelihood development. Farming and resource right of women, skill development on NTFP and FRA, local governance and PESA, enhanced participation of women in democracy, Digital literacy and digital livelihood and child & Girls right etc. The organization is on its continuous strive to work for the development of single women, schedule caste and scheduled tribe, and backward class of marginalized and downtrodden women.
Besides the role of SMS is to organize excluded community (especially women) for capacity building, massive skill development, land and & livelihood right, SHG’s & economic development, Artisan Panchyats, rights for single women & humanity.
During the long phase of journey Shramajivi Mahila Samity has a deep learn and grown from root to stem gradually and is able to stand distinctly with more stability, updated vision and line of thinking. The frequent change in the environmental situation has constantly made us to reorient ourselves and make relevant intervention towards improving the quality of lives of the focused group. SMS in the present phase plans to concentrate on creating a conducive environment for the grassroots women headed NGOs, livelihood promotion, women empowerment and poverty alleviation and thereby ensure an equitable social set-up.
The prime aim of the organisation is to enable tribal and other women to become self-dependent in the socio – economic spheres, motivating women groups to be part of the decision making process and ensure participation in natural resource management and sustainable development.