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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)


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About the Department

Email ID:- [email protected]

Publication Department

Publication Department of BARTI is trying to spread thoughts of Great Social Reformers like Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Mahatma Jotirao Phule, Savitribai Phule, Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj, Annabhau Sathe etc on Social Justice, Equity, removal of caste bias, brotherhood, removal of superstition, woman empowerment etc. through distribution of Books written on these subjects by well-known authors or by Social Reformers themselves. Publication Department of BARTI distributes the books to various types of Beneficiaries in all over Maharashtra for e.g. Schools, Colleges, Libraries, Gram Panchayat, Participants of various training programmes, workshops conducted by BARTI, students, private organizations, Common people etc.

Distributed various books based on Social Justice & Equity including the books on

  • Great Social Reformers like Bharatratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Constitution of India (Bilingual), Rajashri Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj, Mahatma Jotirao Phule, Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule, Sant Gadgebaba, Sant Rohidas, Bhagwan Gautam Buddha, Basaweshwar etc.
  • Books on removal of caste bias, brotherhood, removal of superstition, woman empowerment etc.

Distributed above books by giving 85% discount to various stakeholders in the Society during various events

Provided set of books free of cost to all Grampanchayats, Residential Government Schools, Colleges, Political Representatives, NGO, Youth Mandals and Social Activists in Maharashtra

Initiated the Project of Translation of Pali Tripitaka into Marathi in collaboration with Pali Department of  Savitribai Phule Pune University

Provided extensive support to NGO for making 100% literate Village about Indian Constitution named Laveri , Tal- Bhor, Dist - Pune

Conducted various State Level Quiz, Poem, Singing, Drama, Elocution, Lectures, Workshops & Writing Competitions etc to make awareness of the work done by Various Great Social Reformers for establishing Social Justice & Equity in society.

Celebration of Social Reformers Birth Anniversary by organising various cultural activities as well as organising book distribution stalls. 

Provided Youth Leadership Development training to 660 candidates successfully.


Following are the different programs under the department:

Special Cell

Project 1 – Domestic Worker Training 

The main objective of this training program is to uplift the living standards of unorganized / unskilled women workers as well as unemployed women of Scheduled Castes. Barti "Domestic Worker" training is the first of its kind in India. In the year 2016-17, this training program was first implemented on an experimental basis in Pune. Since then, in the year 2017-18, ten batches have been successfully completed in Pune, Nashik, Nagpur, and Aurangabad in which 460 women have been trained and employment opportunities have been provided.

The training program provides women with personality development, physical hygiene, equipment handling etc. Information as well as free medical checkup of women, Rs. 1500/- per trainee, kitchen kit and certificate have been given.

Project 2 – Self Help Group Workshop

The purpose of this training program is to guide the women belonging to the Scheduled Caste Self Help Groups to develop their business by guiding them on business personality development and marketing strategies. In the year 2016-17, a self-help group registration meet was organized at Aurangabad through a special cell. At that time 3000 savings groups have been registered. Also, a one-day workshop on Personality Development and Marketing Policy for Self Help Group Presidents was held in 2017-18 at Pune and Aurangabad. The benefit of this workshop has been taken by 150 self-help group presidents.

Project 3 – Training to newly elected corporators  

In the year 2017-18, training programs were organized for the newly elected corporators at Pune Municipal Corporation, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation and Solapur Municipal Corporation. The main objective of this workshop is to implement the schemes implemented for the people of Scheduled Castes in Barti. Such a scheme was to reach out to the people at the grassroots level through the corporators and get their benefits. The training workshop was attended by 80 corporators.

Project 4 – Right To Education (RTE)2009 ACT

In the academic year 2017-18, help centers were set up on an experimental basis by Samatadoots at Pune and Aurangabad through Barti offices. During the academic years 2017-18 to 2020-21, offline and online applications of deprived children were filled through Samatadoots all over Maharashtra. A total of 75,689 children were surveyed offline. Also, online applications of 64,807 children were filled through Samatadoots. Out of these, 16,227 children have benefited.

Publication & Publicity Department

Publication of Books:-

List of Books published by BARTI is as follows:

  1. Mahadcha Muktisangram, written by Prof. Zumberlal Kamble
  2. Dhammapad, written by Bhadant Anand Kousalyayan and Translated by Narendra Bokhare

Some Books are in the process of Translation from Marathi into English and publishment through BARTI. For e.g.

  1. English translation of Bhakti and Dhamma written by Dr. Ravsaheb Kasbe
  2. Samadhi Marg written by Dharmanand Kosambi
  3. Sarvottam Bhoomiputra written A. H. Salunkhe
  4. Ashoka written by Charles Allen.
  1. Translation of Pali Tripitak into Marathi:-BARTI have taken precious project of translation of Pali Tripitak into Marathi from the year 2016-17. 25000 pages will be translated into Marathi under this project within coming 5 years.
  2. Celebration of Jayanti and Smrutidin of great Social Reformers as well as other major events related to Great Social Reformers by arranging awareness programmes in all over Maharashtra:- This Department arranges cultural activities like State level competitions, Street plays, dramas to aware people about the work done by great socialreformers in the area of Social Justice and Equity. For e.g. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj] Mahatma Jotirao Phule, Savitribai Phule, Annabhau Sathe etc.
  3. Publicity of schemes of BARTI and Objectives of the the Institute:- Publicity Department of BARTI works for giving publicity to the work done by various departments of BARTI in the area of Research, Training, empowerment of weaker sections in the SC Communities through providing educational support and livelihood opportunities etc. It also works to spread Objectives of BARTI as well as thoughts of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar regarding Social Justice & Equity. BARTI uses all kind of print, electronic and social Media for the Publicity work for e.g. Daily Newspapers, leaflets, pamplets, posters, banners, T. V. Channels, Radio Channels, Facebook page and Website of BARTI etc.

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