'Darbar Sahitya Sansad' (DSS) is a people's court for social justice, on a platform of young and literary people. DSS has focused on livelihood promotion for poor women, farmers and youth in coastal parts of Orissa. Besides that Disaster management has been another area of intervention in the recent past.
DSS works in around 150 villages in 3 districts of Odisha focusing on livelihood promotion and disaster management. It has taken up programs like micro financing, Self-Help Group (SHG) promotion, entrepreneurship development, training and capacity building, disaster relief, rehabilitation, disaster preparedness, promoting agro based women cooperatives, etc.