Jan Vikas Sansthan was formed on April 14, 1998, by Dalit youth residing in Jaunpur district. These youth were suffering from discrimination, exploitation, injustice and poverty at casteist, religious and social levels under Indian social system and were making efforts with some casteist, religious and social organisations like Nehru Yuva Kendra for freedom form them. All the victim youth and women were brought to one platform by Rajamani Bhai and Jan Vikas Sansthan formed.
Ever since inception, Jan Vikas Sansthan is making efforts for socio-economical-cultural development, land entitlement and human rights so as to ensure education, health and dignified life for marginalised sections of the society. At present JVS has an identity of Dalit friendly organisation in community, government, media and voluntary sector