Aims, objectives & Activities:

  1. To function as a non-party, non-political, non-religious, non-caste and non-communal apex federation of trade union of agricultural laborers, small/marginal farmers and rural workers/artisans, fisher folk and forest workers (Adivasis).

  2. To promote the Welfare & Development of the rural poor informal workers.

  3. Educate the rural poor workers on the various government developmental schemes and MGNREGA.

  4. To enable the rural poor to optimally develop and manage land/water/forest resources.

  5. For ensuring that land, agriculture, livestock, forests, grazing lands and waste land development and value addition schemes address the issues of poverty, food, security, participation in the development of poor whose livelihood are dependent on them.

  6. Introduce environmental education among the rural mass and motivate them to work for the sound environment. To introduce an appropriate land use system conducive to the rehabilitation and sustainable development of dry lands by way of water conservation methods mixed cropping, salvage of seeds of local vegetation in the soil from erosion.

  7. To cooperate and coordinate with government and non-governmental organizations in implementing the rural development Programs.

  8. To help farmers particularly small and marginal farmers, rural artisans and agricultural labour by providing the integrated services and facilities for increasing the employment, production and income

  9. To work towards climate change adaptation & mitigation activities and promote bio- diversity based ecological/sustainable agriculture among small and marginal farmers

  10. To promote energy efficiency and use of renewable energy for rural development and for a cleaner environment.

  11. To educate the public about  tree plantation and to keep the environmental clean and green.

  12. To take up programs of gender concern and improve socio, economic, education and health status of Rural poor women.

  13. To strengthen and promote voluntary effort in rural development through building up of local leadership, local institutions and to train rural workers particularly amongst the weaker sections.

  14. To organize youth rallies, women and children conferences & cultural programs for their development.

  15. To assist, organize and undertake rehabilitation, reconstruction programs aimed at economic development of the people for areas affected by natural calamities like floods, cyclones, drought, earthquakes and take up rehabilitation work for the victims or human made atrocities all over India.

  16. To form groups for craft persons, organize skill development programs, organize exhibitions to create publicity to their craft productions, to provide medical facilities, educational facilities, housing facilities, sanitation facilities, develop the access with the Government Institutions, Banks and other Financial Institutions and also organize the workshops, trainings to solve their problems as well as upliftment of the craft persons.

  17. To do all such things which are necessary for the achievements of the above.


  1. Educated the rural poor about government various food security schemes under the Supreme Court Guidelines. As a result, they mobilize the schemes to address the food in security in the families.

  2. 13500 bonded labourers are released from Brick-kilns and rehabilitated them in collaboration with the government labour department.

  3. APVVU involved in educating the informal workers on Forest Rights Act and motivated them to applied for claims as per the Law.

  4. APVVU is one of the organizations that campaigned Employment Guarantee Act, Right To Information Act, Forest Rights Act and Unorganized workers social Security Act -2009. Follow up action for the effective implementation of these Acts. Enrolled 8, 75,500 rural workers for NREGA. Promotion of Rural Employment Guarantee programs in the entire state of Andhra Pradesh. Involved in Social Audits. Identified areas of corruption and followed up through correction action. Collaboration with the Govt of AP in implementation of NREGS in APVVU working villages.

  5. In collaboration with government of AP, 855000 rural workers are enrolled into MGNREGA in 14 districts of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh and educated them to make use of 100 days employment and there by stopped the distress migration.

  6. Conducted training for NREGA workers to make use of the program and promoted Srama Sakthi Sangas at each village level to assist the government for better implementation. 

  7. Educated the rural workers on social legislations to make use of the available spaces for their betterment. For instance, when government of Andhra Pradesh decided to distribute the lands to landless poor in 6 phases, rural poor are educated to apply for government land. As a result, 184500 acres of land is assigned in the names of rural poor women agriculture workers. All the waste lands are converted into cultivable using MGNREGA and brought under cultivation developing seed banks with native drought resistance seeds.