Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust (HIHT)
Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust (HIHT) was registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860 by Dr Swami Rama in 1989. The aim of the trust is to serve under-privileged sections of the society. It is working in the areas of health care, education, training and research. Rural Development Institute (RDI) has been promoted by HIHT, to execute various programs in the development sector. It was established in 1991 and is working in the area of Water & Sanitation, Natural Resource Management, Health, Education and Livelihood sectors. The institute has covered more than 1200 villages. The organization has constructed more than 200 Water Supply Schemes & 12000 Sanitation Units in Uttarakhand region. Its work has been recognized by the Ministry of Water & Sanitation and has ranked at the fourth place. Some important projects executed by the trust for various funding agencies are given below: a) Swajal Project (World Bank and GoUK), b) Sector Program (SWAp) (World Bank and GoUK) c) Swachh Bharat Mission/ NBA/TSC (Govt. of India), d) National Rural Drinking Water Program (Govt. of India).
Proposal: Hans Jal Dhara_Pauri (April 2016 – March 2017)
The overall goal of the project is to improve quality of life through sustainable water supply, sanitation facilities and improve health & hygiene in 16 villages of Pauri Garhwal. It will implement an integrated project to provide safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, rain water harvesting and spring recharge treatment in 16 villages of Pauri Garhwal. The approach of the project will be demand-responsive, need based and community driven. It will ensure the active participation of community. It will be achieved through execution of three Community Action Plans, Technical Plan, Community Empowerment Plan and Contribution & Management Plan. These plan accords greater decision making powers to communities in the management of their schemes.