Gramin Kshetra Vikash Samiti is a non-government organization that works with communities in the hill state of Uttarkhand.
The Society was formed under Indian society registration act 1860, Sec XXI. Society Registration No-758/13236 D dated 24th
June 1999.when a group of young people started development works in the area of Tehri district. The young group's main thrust
was on empowerment and drudgery reduction of poor people with special focus on women. This would be crucial to their effort
for restoration of rights to these marginalized communities. When young people started this society, the status of women was
very miserable due to heavy workload and poor sanitation.
These young people decided work for sanitation, fodder development & provide drinking facilities. This was achieved by training to various Department village Water Sanitation Committee, constructing low cost toilet, fodder pot & Ferro cement tank with help of Unicef & IFAD. Now society works in two state Himachal pardesh & Uttarakhand for empowerment of women.
Although the society was registered in June 1999 but its length of service is quite long. It has been carrying out its social
services in rural areas of Uttarakhand. Society was registered with basic aim of providing Training & social services to all
community particularly to youth, women, children and disabled persons residing in rural areas of Uttarakhand.
Experience society has been carrying out activities for the welfare of Rural People. These activities include training to organization of awareness camp, vocational training program family planning & construction of low cost toilet, rain water harvesting tank & fodder pot etc. The society has been experience able to achieve this work by joining hands With HRD Cell UP JAl NIGAM Lucknow,UNICEF, Swajal, Jalshanshthan, LIPH,IFAD,Ministray of Social Justice ,ATI Nainital, Ministry of Rural Development & TSC. As a result The society has acquired good experience in this field. So far, it employs 25 people on full time basis and has a training hall that accommodates 300 participants. Residential capacity for 100 people & it has 5 office of which three are rented & two are own. Society has two vehicles & 10 computers. Society has published an advertisement for recruiting new staff for the project.