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Regd. Date:    17-09-1983 vide Regd. No :    966/1983-84

Chief Functionary : Aranya Ranjan

Located in City : New Tehri of Uttarkhand State, India.
Address NGO Address : Jagriti Bhawan Khadi, P.O. Jajal Tehri Garhwal Uttarakhand- 249147

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Phone Phone : 01378-214211
Mobile Mobile : 9412964003
Email Email : ujjs_jagritisansthan@hotmail.com
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NGO Activities : The history of UJJS goes back to CHIPAKO MOVEMENT. Where its founder members were actively involved. After this experience founder member were felt in need of an overall development of the area. So in order to provide a platform for ensuring an all round development of the people of this region, few of them decided to have an organization. Thus came into being UTTARAKHND JAN JAGRITI SANSTHAN. UJJS focused on women empowerment, natural resource management, water conservation & restoration, save and clean environment, strengthening of local self governance, disaster management & its mitigation and ensuring rights of unprivileged and migrated people. UJJS works with the strategy of mass mobilization and creative development of the area. UJJS had established a big number of village level women organizations. In its efforts these village level organization around 25 villages has collectively open a forum particularly known as Uttarakhand Mahila Jagriti Parishad (UMJP). This forum is acting as a platform to discuss on larger issues affecting all the villages and derive common action plan on take issues particularly to raise their voice against injustice and advocacy & lobbying on issues. UJJS has provided an enabling atmosphere to take groups to come forward and fight for their rights for e.g. these women organization strongly fight against the liquor shops and sell of illegal liquor, agitation for supply of drinking water, campaign against drudgery of women save trees campaign. In the area UJJS widely initiate many innovative and new techniques for better life style of mountain peoples. UJJS had started mass movement for smokeless ovens, village sanitation campaign. After this intervention local peoples initiate thinking about using toilets. UJJS also provided innovative techniques of harvesting rain water. Over 200 rain / roof water harvesting tanks has been constructed with contribution and involvement from local beneficiaries. Local self governance has been a focal area of UJJS. From the very first Panchayat election after enactment of 73rd constitutional amendment, UJJS actively involved in raising awareness among people, capacity building of elected representatives particularly of women representatives. In both the elections of PRIs, UJJS motivated women groups to fill their candidate particularly of reserved category on reserved as well as unreserved seats. Many of them challenged the traditional leadership and most of them own. Voting percentage and no. of rejection of votes were reduces with result of massive voter awareness campaign. UJJS also actively working in watershed management, RCH programme, training and capacity building programme.UJJS had working in all region of Uttarakhand. UJJS is covered 50 villages Chamba and Narendra Nagar block of Tehri Garhwal. UJJS is formed 80 SHGs and 50 MMDs. UJJS reached among 2000 households
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