Case Studies

Agro Processing –Cum-Animal Feed Unit

Livestock rearing is an integral part of life in Uttarakhand and this also supplements the mountain agriculture and horticulture by enriching the soil of mountain. Nourishment of livestock always remains a challenge due to lack of quality animal feed in mountains and there is...

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Tata Trusts’ Himmothan Pariyojana tackles rural poverty in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh

The people of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh are highly dependent on forests and local livestock. Himmothan Pariyojana initiatives focus on improving the agro-ecosystem and thereby people's lives...

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Power tiller improves livelihood for Hardai Devi

Hardai Devi wife of Sharad Singh Bisht, age 38, belongs to a poor family of village Ginwala, Block Agastymuni of Rudraprayag District is one of the members of Jai Chandika Self Help Group. She has a family of five members where the livelihood ...

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Using Renewable energy to enhance access to Potable Water: A Community-Owned Intervention in Chureddhar village in Uttarakhand

The source of water in the village of Chureddhar, a habitation of 356 people, was a hand pump. By summer of 2002, the hand pump in Chureddhar had dried up. A natural spring, over 1.5 kilometres away, was the only other available source of water. In the face of water scarcity ...

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Reviving Farming in Disaster Impacted Areas

On May 28, 2016, flash floods due to heavy rainfall triggered a series of landslides resulting in burying of fertile agricultural fields with mud, rocks and debris in Silyara cluster of Tehri District. The flash floods have destroyed standing crops, nurseries, vegetable gardens, homes, markets and schools. Himmotthan has piloted a post-disaster agriculture revival project in ...

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Promotion of Indigenous, native bird based Poultry

The use of native birds for rural backyard poultry production has been practices in Uttarakhand since ages, however the genetic potential has not be fully utilized. Indigenous breeds are well known for their adaptability and disease resistance, while their plumage color helps in protecting themselves against predators. In India a good number of breeds/varieties have been documentated some of these include ...

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Empowering Women

Rural women are leading substantially better quality of lives due to the community led enterprises. The income through marketing and sale of Tata products has helped the women contribute to their family income and lead better quality of lives. It has also ...

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A step towards sustainability through Women led Cooperative

Village Rengal is situated in the remote area of district Almora in Uttarakhand. Rengal is around 42 Kms away from the district headquarter and mainly comprises of mixed caste of population. The inhabitants depend mainly on livestock as their primary occupation. The village women used to prepare “Khoya”, a dairy product made by...

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Ray of Hope

Pawan Kumar is a student of second standard with hearing and speaking impairment. He is an enthusiastic Child with zeal to learn and gain new skills. In October 2015, it was for the first time that Kavita Kapil, Baal Sikshika, Govt. Primary School, Ramgarh noticed Pawan. He was although enrolled ...

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Convergence with MNREGA: Backyard Poultry

Rajendra Singh Shah is a resident of Village Chepdon in one of the hilly blocks of District Chamoli. In the year 2014, Rajendra started poultry business as one of the sources of income for his family. To start the poultry, Himmotthan Society in collaboration with Sankalp Samiti...

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Convergence with MGNREGA: Livestock Management

Smt. Rajeshwari Devi and her husband of Village Gwaad were totally depended on their cows for the entire earning of their family. The family was facing hardship as the cows were not of good breed and despite of all the hard work, it was difficult ...

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Post Disaster Livelihood Restoration: Asha- Ray of Hope

On June 2013 all this changed within a few hours, when disaster struck the valley. The seamless uninterrupted flow of tourists suddenly disappeared. The resultant socio-economic and psychological impact of this disaster was both immediate and long term. Anil Singh of village Kaviltha the sole bread earner of the family was at Rambara with his ...

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Reverse Migration- Community Para Vets

A mountain agriculture system is a judicious mix of agriculture, horticulture, livestock and Non-Timber Forest Produce (NTFP). When all these factors work harmoniously, an agrarian mountain agriculture based family can sustain itself. However in the event of failure of any ...

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Convergence with MNREGA: Dairy Business

Smt. Kamla Devi W/o Soban Singh of Village panchayat Tungeshwar were rearing cows and earning of their family was depend a lot on the cow rearing. The family was facing hardship as the cows were not of good breed and despite of all the hard work, it was difficult to...

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Himmotthan Head Office

193, Vasant Vihar, Phase-2

Behind Shri Guru Ram Rai Public School


Uttarakhand, India - 248006

Contact Number : (0135)- 2760728, 2761796

Himmotthan WATSAN Office

41, Vasant Vihar, Phase-2


Uttarakhand, India - 248006

Contact Number : (0135)- 2762966

Himmotthan Regional Offices
1. Kumaun Region-Almora

(Mohalla Talla Galli, Jakhan Devi, Almora, Uttarakhand India, 263609)

2. Garhwal Region Office- Chamoli

Near Petrol Pump, Gopeshwar,District Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India

3. Garhwal Region Office- Jadipani

Gram Saud, Jadipani, Chamba Block, District Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India

4. Himmotthan Society/Tata Trusts PMU Leh

C/o Advocate Otsal Wangdus near Postal Colony
Housing Colony Leh - 194101 (Ladakh), India
Tel: 01982-253553

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