Uttarakhand Stories

People

Great souls have taken birth in the divine land of Uttarakhand who have done tremendous work for the betterment of the state, its people, economy and stature. Learn about such noble people and feel proud to be a part of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand lad Pawandeep Rajan won ‘The voice of India’

Uttarakhand lad Pawandeep Rajan won ‘The voice of India’

Pawandeep is the son of famous Kumauni singer Suresh Rajan. He won 'Voice of India' singing reality show title on August 30, 2015. Pawandeep Rajan...
Manorama Joshi: Changing Many Lives

Manorama Joshi: Changing Many Lives

Her differently-abled students participated in Special Olympics held in China in 2007 and Greece in 2011. She has Changed lives of over 50 children by...
Sudha Gunwant: A Farmer and Environment Emancipator

Sudha Gunwant: A Farmer and Environment Emancipator

Since 2003, she is practicing protective irrigation, started own seedlings before the monsoon, and cultivate exotic, high-value crops like the Kiwi fruit. She is a...
Citizens for GREEN Doon: A hope for change

Citizens for GREEN Doon: A hope for change

Currently, they are protesting against state's decision to allocate 60 acres of reserved land of Mussoorie Forest Division, Raipur for 'unplanned' development. Dehradun which has...
ROSE Kanda: A Success Story on Eco-Tourism

ROSE Kanda: A Success Story on Eco-Tourism

Currently, they are building a community centre for village people whose houses are in a bad state due to the flash floods and mud slides....
Maletha Movement: A Success Story

Maletha Movement: A Success Story

All of us know about the Chipko Andolan or Chipko Movement in India, which started in April 1973 because of the deforestation in the Grahwal...
Reviving the legacy of Old Tehri with Gambhir Singh Chauhan

Reviving the legacy of Old Tehri with Gambhir Singh Chauhan

Uttarakhand has been home to many environmentalists from Jim Corbett to Sundar Lal Bahuguna and Chandi Prasad Bhatt. Uttarakhand is aptly the land of Gods,...
An Inspiring Documentary that people of Uttarakhand must watch

An Inspiring Documentary that people of Uttarakhand must watch

Lifelines - A short video portrait from the Himalayas About Lifelines Uttarakhand State has one of the highest unemployment rates in India. People of Uttarakhand...
Nain Singh Rawat – Explorer of the Himalayas

Nain Singh Rawat – Explorer of the Himalayas

Pandit Nain Singh Rawat was one of the first pundits who explored the Himalayas for the British. Born in 1830 in Milan, Pithoragarh, Nain Singh...