उत्तराखंड देव भूमि अनेको प्राकृतिक संसाधनों से समृद्ध है
Yes ! Uttrakhand is biologically rich state. Various and thousand species of flora and fauna are easily observe here, but due to human intervention and unsystematic use of natural resources this going to extinct,
knowing this we organized 5 days Hareet pathshala workshop(green classes) at very remote biodiversity rich region - DAYARA BUGYAL located around 10000ft height. The program especially design for Gujjar's family residing there with their livestock. Our aim to organize this kind of workshop is to aware Gujjar population for sustainable utilization of Natural resources,& conservation of pastures biodiversity.
We also taught them very basic things related to their daily need like ; First aid kit, Water pollution,
common diseases, water loss and soil erosion due to heavy grazing.
We also provide scientific literature,books,painting materials to children's and taught them basic Maths, Hindi,Science etc. Overall the program was highly successful and achieve its goal, with the catalyzed and support of Department of science and technology -DST, Govt. of India, Government P.G.College Uttarkashi,and tremendous enthusiastic participation of Gujjar's.
We also learn and note down Gujjar's Ethno-botanical knowledge about plants. The workshop organized in month of June 2011 from 12june to 16 june. This program was organized by Mr. Sanjay Kumar, RAJAT JAYANTI VIGYAN SANCHARAK FELLOW, DST GOVT .OF INDIA
Photos: DAYARA HAREET PATHSHALA.