Bhumija was registered as a non-governmental organization under the Society Registration Act, 1860 and Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950. Bhumija has been involved in addressing issuer of urban and rural poor communities primarily in areas of housing, living environment, livelihood and quality of life. Its area of expertise includes socio-economic survey poverty mapping community development programs urban and regional planning,environmental and management services, capacity building and provision of technical services to various pro-poor development project. Bhumija staff consists of professionals in the field of Architecture, urban and regional Planning, Engineering, Social work and rural development. Apart from its core group, Bhumija also draws upon the services of groups of experts who assist and render their expertise to Bhumija in the field of development.