Uttarakhand was hit with floods following the heavy rainfall on 16-17th June 2013 during the peak tourist season. Thousands of people were stranded as the landslides which followed washed away the mountain roads. According to the official figures around 6000 people lost their lives.
Himmotthan initiated two major post disaster livelihood programmes – the Tata Strategic Group and the STAR TV consortium. The programmes, over a 3 year period, will cover 80 villages impacted by the June