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BARTI    |

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research and Training Institute

(An Autonomous Institute of the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra)

Special Projects

About the Department

As per the resolution passed unanimously in the Board of Governors meeting of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research And Training Institute, (BARTI), Pune dated 5th July, 2014 vide subject no. 20, Samtadoot project has been sanctioned consent. In accordance to the above decision “Samtadoot Pilot Project” is run by BARTI, Pune in the state of Maharashtra for 11 months time span to create consciousness, responsiveness and effective implementation of The Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989, to eradicate basically the caste bias system and the discrimination which follows it, to uproot the fundamental principles which creates casteism, ultimately leading to distress in society, and also to ascertain social equity and fraternity.


It is been considered that the social, educational and economical development cannot be achieved until and unless there exists a social perceptive, fraternity and social equity amongst the community. As indicated in the Constitution of India by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar it is of immense importance to furnish all relevant information of the fundamental principles of justice, liberty, equity, equality, fraternity etc and The Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989,  in order to spread wakefulness in every strata of society. Therefore this is the main objective behind implementing Samtadoot Project.


Following are the different programs under the department:

125 Birth Anniversary


 Samtadoots’ are creating awareness on the following subjects:

Making people alert regarding equity, liberty and values of brotherhood, democratic governance and federal system along with citizens’ rights and duties as mentioned in the Constitution of India.


  1. To create awareness regarding The Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989.
  2. To spread and develop scientific temperament along with eradication of superstitious beliefs by actual implementation of some practical’s.
  3. To communicate importance of character, truthful behavior, moral values and patriotism.
  4. To spread thoughts on equity of National Saints and great social reformers.
  5. To extend area of work for various acts related to women empowerment and gender equality.
  6. To spread schemes of skill development cell of BARTI.

Samtadoots’ used various ways to create and spread awareness such as street plays, individual preaching, group plays, songs on equity etc.


Samtadoots’ have done programs in samtadindi, kumbhmela and book distribution. Also they have done various programs at Diksha Bhumi, Nagpur on the occasion of Sanvidhaan Din.


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