The full form of NAPM is National Alliance for People’s Movement. It is an organisation of organisations.
Various movement groups struggling on specific issues are constituents of this organisation which coordinates the activities of a large number of people’s movements in our country. NAPM started as a process in 1992, amidst the impact of Ayodhya incident and globalisation spree, and took a definite shape in 1996, after a long national tour of 15 states by senior activists.
NAPM is a group of diverse people’s movements and organisations and like-minded people that struggle across India against injustice and exploitation. It also fights against communal, ethnic, caste and "gender-based discrimination.