Uttarakhand Encyclopedia : उत्तराखण्ड ज्ञानकोष अपना उत्तराखण्ड आइये, जाने, समझें और जुडें अपने पहाड़ से, अपने उत्तराखण्ड से मेरा पहाड़ फोरम तब नहीं तो अब गैरसैंण, अब नहीं तो कब गैरसैंण राजधानी से कम मंजूर नहीं
Women Empowerment and Lashkar

Women Empowerment and Lashkar

As it is said that where there is a will there is a way.This has been true for some women of Uttarakhand. They have made a Village Dairy Cooperative Movement in Uttarakhand for empowering women. This movement is becoming an effective method in bringing about a turnaround in the fortunes of women who outnumber men is several districts Tribune India says. The dairy cooperative movement was started in Garhwal and Kuamaon regions with the establishment of the Milk Production Cooperative Association at Haldwani in 1949. Later, Cooperative associations were set up in Almora and Dehradun in 1954 and 1955.

Memory,travel and himalayan Tracking

Read today’s story of Himalayan Tracking.

Tall and moustachioed, with a perpetual grin, Jagdish, too, stands out in this region. As well as being the porter, he’s the cook for our small expedition, always ready to give me more chapattis, more dahl, another spoonful of rice, more yams with my lentils. He’s also a social networker par excellence. When we stop on a hillside in the afternoon, Jagdish disappears over a garden wall for a conversation with an elderly couple and comes back cradling an armful of guavas.

I have named him Mr Have-a-chat because our walk is punctuated by the chirrup of his mobile phone, which rings with pulsating Bollywood-style music. The mobile phone has transformed communication in Kumaon. Where a line-based telephone network would be impractical, mobile phones provide instant links with sons and fathers working in India’s big cities.