Kumaon Agriculture and Greenery Advancement Society Pithoragarh (KAGAS)
SECTOR: Development
SUB SECTOR: Comprehensive
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 29 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Uttarakhand
Issues Addressed:
Rural Community development; access to potable water; vocational training; women empowerment; etc.
Supported by:
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation ; Usha International
Key Trustees:
Ms. Neelam Rawat, President Ms. Saroj Joshi, Vice-President
Dr. Ravish Joshi, Secretary Mr. Prem Joshi, Treasurer
Ms. Rekha Bisht, Member Ms. Shikha Thapa, Member
Ms. Sapna Nagi, Member
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.6% Highest: 100.0% Lowest: 9.5%
Average: Rs86 lac Highest: Rs9 cr Lowest: Rs45,032
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Dedicated to the Development of the Kumaon Rural Community
  • Kumaon Agriculture & Greenery Advancement Society (KAGAS) was registered in 1992 working in the hilly regions of Kumao, Uttarakhand, India. Their focus is on working for community development, income generation and a progressive change in the lifestlye for the people living in the rural villages of Kumaon.
  • Programs: i) Rain Water Harvesting: In collaboration with ONGC, KAGAS implemented 20 harvesting tanks for the purpose of meeting with the community's daily water usage needs. The locals have also been trained for the maintenance and utilization of the installed rain water harvesting construction. ii) Usha Silai School: With the support of Usha International, for women empowerment and their financial independence the NGO has taken on the responsibility of training women by imparting sewing skills. By the end of the training each women is provided with one sewing machine.
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Source : Audit Report 2019