With an objective to increase environmental awareness and to encourage student’s participation in issues related to bio-diversity conservation an exclusive intervention was taken up this year. The intervention covered a total number of 10 upper primary and Secondary level schools of Rajgarh and Thanagazi Panchaayt Samaitis of Alwar district. The specific actions points include were identification, collection and documentation of medicinal plants, shrubs and herbs exists in Aravali hiily regions.

As an outcome, an informatory book titled “ Aravali parvatmala ki jari-bootiyan” was developed besides establishment of “Herbal-Banks” in targeted schools. The intervention was supported by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, GoI in association with the Center for Environment Education, Ahmedabad.


The activity was implemented in two villages namely Chaurandi and Rampura. The chief objective of the activity was generating awareness among the masses on and around the issues related to pollutions. A large number of rural populace attended the awareness camps. The support for this activity was extended by the Central Pollution Control Board-New Delhi along with the Ministry of Environment and Forest, GoI.


Like every year, a series of women awareness camps was also organized under "National Environment Awareness Campaign". The objective of this activity was to mainstream women participation in environmental issues. To demonstrate the Vermin Composting work was also taken up in the village Bapi and Rampura in association with the ministry of Environment and Forest – New Delhi.


The Eastern Rajasthan Package programme started five years ago in 1998 with the help of Christian Aid, U.K. and CASA, New Delhi. The programme got over in 2002, this year farm field bunding has been completed in 16 hac. of land. The total of 27 families are benefited by growing vegetable in 5hac. Of land. The number of seven farmers planted about 400 grafted fruit plants and 19 farmers prepared 19 compost pit of motivate other farmers in organic farming.

During the last five years of programme three earthen dams were constructed. The total of 5222 seedlings have been distributed to plant. 206 hac. Of land have been leveled as well as farm field bunding have been done. In 12 hac. Of land we put fertile soil on the degraded land and 49 compost pit have been prepared. The total of 28 agriculture wells have been deepened and renovated as well as one public well have been constructed in Banjara village. The total of 47 issue based and capacity building programme have been organized.


In comparison of men women are mostly busy in domestic and occupational chores in their day to day life in rural area. Considering their active participation in agricultural activities the organization planned to work with these women and make them aware about environment conservation like plantation, preservation of local seeds. Community Aid Abroad has given financial support to our organization through DCNC Trust for this intervention.


The Ministry of Environment and Forest has supported GVEPS to run this program. Under the program we make students and teachers aware about the environment activities. 27 government schools of Dausa and Jaipur Districts were covered the project.


Villagers have apt Knowledge of using the traditional method of treating diseases by medicinal plants. But due attraction of quick relief and easy availability of Allopathic medicines, the herbal Ayurvedic medicines are being neglected. Some of the plants are at the edge of diminishing. GVEPS started some interventions of conservation and cultivation of medicinal plants with active collaboration with W W F INDIA, New Delhi for one year.


A project entitled “joint NGO action Drought Relief Programme in Rajasthan” was implemented in the village Basadi and Ramjipura (Dangarwada) by the financial assistance from Jaipur based voluntary organization CECOEDECON. Under the project, deepening and repairing of old village ponds were completed with active participation of rural community. Total 1240 men-days were created for the work.

Looking into serious drinking water problem, GVPS repaired and deepened five community drinking water wells in the villages Boroda, Binawala, Basadi, Banjara Dhani and Rampura with active participation and assistance of local community.


Interventions in the field of Soil and Water conservation are taken in the areas affected by the drought. Under this intervention mostly the labor intensive works were undertaken. The activities undertaken were instrumental not only in up upgrading the resource base of the partner communities but also generated the employment opportunities for the partner communities at the time of drought. The activities were carried out with the support form the Indo Germen Social Service Society, New Delhi. Under this program two ponds have been deepenend and venerate, farm field bonding took place in 210 Hac. of land and the total 4.5 Hac. of pastase land have been developed.

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