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GRAM SEWA SANSTHAN GSS

Regd. Date:    29-05-1991 vide Regd. No :    124

Chief Functionary : Mr Mohan Deo Dhaundiyal

Located in City : Rishikesh of Uttarkhand State, India.
Address NGO Address : Gram sewa sansthan New Colony, Near Water Tank, Ward No-04, Banda wali Road, Dhalwala, Po-Munikireti, Rishikesh, Uttrakhand 249201 Mail

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Phone Phone : 0135-2444077
Mobile Mobile : 7895184168
Email Email : gss.charity@rediffmail.com
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NGO Activities : major activities gss is working with different programmes as natural resource management rural institutions development monitoring and evolution environment education afforestation and protection health sanitation and child environment social evils eradication advocacy dulit upliftment emergency relief gss believes working in collaboration with the proper support we are paying attention to know more about your organization give pleasure to mark us and send your project guidelines and others supporting papers. with greatest respects achievements from the very beginning gss has a series of campaigns to root out various social evils from this region besides organizing masses for forest protection water conservation and watershed management. the efforts of gss resulted in the stopping of naach tradition that degraded females. in 1986 gss initiated chipko movement in dwari and the administration was compelled to review the forest policy. with the support of the mmds voluntary restrictions were imposed upon lopping and felling of trees in the surrounding forests and a massive afforestation drive was undertaken to revive the forests. these initiatives paid dividends and appreciably good oak forest has come up in the region. the advocacy of gss has borne fruits at present the jungles in the surrounding villages are managed by the mmds and lopping is regulated and done systematically so that the forest gets ample time to regenerate. these a forestation measures resulted in enhanced water resources in the region. many new springs have appeared at the slope break below the jungle while many seasonal springs have become perennial. gss from the very beginning appreciated the traditional measures taken by the people for resource management in the region. and it was amongst the admirers of traditional chaals (water harvesting recharge enhancing structures) and with the support of forrad it built 50 chaals (traditional recharge pits) in this region for enhancing recharge of groundwater and thus to increase the yield of the springs. from the very beginning gss has been deeply conceded about the drudgery of women of the region who shoulder most of the workload of agricultural and allied operations besides taking care of the household. the female groups mahila mangal dais (mmd)) as these are called over here, are established in almost all the villages of the region to gamer support of the females who comprise majority of the labour force in the hills due to the out migration of able bodied men folk. mmds were first organized in gona and bhatgaon in 1978 and it was followed by mmd at lodas in 1981. since then there has been no looking back and at present gss has organized 30 mmds in the region.
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