Introduction, History, Background

Shri Jagdamba Samiti is a non-governmental organisation working for the development of rural population in the states of Uttrakhand and Himanchal Pradesh. Shri Jagdamba Samiti was established in 1991 in the Himalayan valley of Bhilangana, district of Tehri Garhwal. It started with a voluntary group of economists, Management experts, Social scientists, villagers, and participatory development specialists to work for the locally available resource management and their optimum utilization for sustainable development of local people.

Vision & objectives

The vision of our organization is to uplift the small and marginal farmers of Uttrakhand and Himanchal Pradesh, by ensuring sustainable socio-economic development .We work towards developing of new source of support by advancing the new generation farmers and also to develop a network of agro procession enterprises through enthusiastic and committed community.

Shri Jagdamba Samiti was established in 1991 in the Himalayan valley of Bhilangana, district Tehri Garhwal. It started with a voluntary group of economists, management experts, social scientist, villagers and participatory development specialists to work for the locally available resource management and their utilization.

Operational areas of the organisation, at present, are in four districts – Tehri, Uttarkashi, Dehradun and Rudra Prayag of Garhwal Uttarakhand. The optimum utilization of locally available resources through indigenous & eco-friendly technologies is the basic philosophy of the organization. Thus the mission of the organization is “to bring prosperity to all, through sustainable development process, by involving the community in planning, implementation and management of locally available resources as per needs and opportunities’.