Organization working since 30 years in the field of social and rural development.

Bhartiya Gramotthan Sanstha is a registered organization working since 30 years in the field of social and rural development. Employment generation is the main objective of the organization.

For achieving its target the organization emphasizes on local raw material based employment. Apart from this, the other working areas of the organization is handicraft, handloom(wool, cotton, jute), jute carpet, giving commercial training to the women self help group (SHG) for income generation, helping SHG in marketing of their products, imparting technical knowledge, forestation, non formal education, environment related programme, cultivating medicinal plants, implementing various health programme based on Indian medical system with the participation of the mob is the major objective of the organization.

Late Shri P. M. Chandola - Former President Bhartiya Gramotthan Sanstha

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VISION OF THE ORGANISATION :
Overall development of the community of garhwal hills in the issue of their health, education, habitat and livelihood for the betterment of their lifestyle.

MISSION OF THE ORGANISATION :

Self-sustainable development of handicrafts through community improvement.
Integrated development of the community through women and child development.
Implementation of the programme for the overall socio-economic development of weaker section.

To provide trainings to the weavers, artisans and women beneficiaries so as to make them self-reliant. The organization has organized the women of this area into self help groups (SHGs) and is providing them trainings so that they can turn in to entrepreneurs. BGS has credit linked many of its SHGs with different banks and provided loans to the women for self employment opportunities. At present approx. 3000 women beneficiaries are linked with the Sanstha through its SHGs who have been availing handicrafts and handloom trainings provided by the Sanstha.

The organization has provided trainings to the women beneficiaries in making handicraft products with the local raw material available in the villages. The local raw material includes bheemal and nettle fiber. These fibers are available abundantly in the forests and in the vicinity of the villages. The women have been taught to make slippers, curtains, footmats, tablemats etc out of these local and natural fibers.

The organization is also associated with National Jute Board, Kolkata. The NJB had provided jute based trainings to the women beneficiaries which include jute bags, shopping bags, file folders and other utility products. Many of these women beneficiaries have started their own unit in making jute bags. This has increased their source of income, which in turn has raised their economical condition.

Fair Trade Policy :

Many women beneficiaries who are unable to set up a unit in their homes come to the training cum production centers (TCPC) of BGS. They work here at piece rate/wages BGS is having a fair trade policy where in each beneficiary whether men or women, are given equal opportunity to raise their voice against an issue on which they have any query. A transparency is maintained in providing the piece rate/wages to the beneficiaries. The achievements/ shortcomings are also discussed with the beneficiaries. The relationship between the management and the beneficiaries are very cordial. There is a majority of women employee in BGS. They are free to discuss any matter with the governing body members whenever they feel so.

A highlight on various projects and programmes being run by the organization are as follows :

Common Facility Centre (C.F.C) Jute Service Centre Shg Formation And Bank Linkage
Free Training To Women's Awareness Programme On Environmental Issues Road Safety/ Transport Programme
Jan Shree Bima Yojna Exhibitions Awareness Camp On Cottage Industries & Financial Management On 04-11-2014
Awareness Camp On Panchayati Raj Skill Development Training Business Counseling /Marketing Centre
World Environment Day Awareness Camp Free Health Camp & Medicine Distribution Weavers Welfare Programme
Distribution Of Medicinal Plants At Village Level Organic Farming & Environmental Awareness U.P.N.R.M. Project
Conference On International Women's Day Block Level Local Youth Parliament & Development Programme Silver Jubilee Day Celebration


Contact our Program Administrator -- Mr Anil Chandola +91 7351009107 , 01352433658 , Or Email : bgsuttranchal@rediffmail.com



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