AARDI is an organization registered under the Indian Trust Act. It carries out research studies in the Economic and Social spheres by itself, as well as through collaboration, creates and disseminates information through publications as well as through electronic networks, and creates platforms for negotiating and arbitrating in the rural domain. AARDI envisages wider networks with individuals and organizations to achieve sustainable growth and development through value-chain development.
AARDI aims to be an interface between social and economic actors, helping to establish linkages through the dissemination of information and knowledge, for those who look for development avenues.
AARDI undertakes research studies, organizes seminars, conferences, as well as art and cultural programs.
AARDI establishes and maintains a committed and professional group of volunteers, to carry out research and development projects.