It is also working on the issue of gender rights of indigenous women and empowering them through Self Help Groups (on traditional agriculture produce and Non Timber Forest Produce) & capacity building programs.It is also working on the theme of environmental justice, biodiversity conservation and promotion and protection of traditional livelihood practices and culture. ASM is also engaged in improving education system for most underprivileged children and securing rights for Persons with Disabilities under PWD Act. It has expertise in grassroots actions, community mobilization, action researches ,organization building and collectivising, income generation programs, SHGs, rural development work, social actions, building & strengthening forum of marginalized ,evidence and data based people centric advocacy.
ASM believes and practices culture of transparency and participatory beneficiaries are well represented in decision making process .It also believes and practices peaceful and non violent means of social change
The apex decision making authority in the organisation is General Body followed by working committee. The three office bearers namely President ,Treasurer and Secretary are most active members and take decision on day to day basis .The Project Director/coordinator takes decision on day to day basis in consultation with office bearers .The senior staff and senior cadre also help Project Director and office bearers in decision making through providing inputs .Many of the operational decisions are taken in bi-monthly staff and cadre meeting with office bearers.
Staff & volunteers: Currently there are 23 full time staff .There are 318 community volunteers.