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  project name ~ 2009-ManshiAsher-Saathiship

category ~ Saathi

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

2009-ManshiAsher-Saathiship

  NGO

 

Programme for Social Action

  Category

 

Saathi

  District

 

Kangra

  State

 

Himachal Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 204000

 

  Year Approved

 

2008

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Deepak Tirumalasetty

 

Dallas

 

  Caption

 

 

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  Summary

 

 

Manshi Asher is currently based in Himachal Pradesh and is associated with camapigns working on sustainable livelihoods, ecological security and environmental justice in the state, providing consistent support to the various movements and community actions in their struggle with issues of land grabbing, compensation, rehabilitation, violation of livelihood rights, destruction of their common properties and environment as a result of mega development projects like Hydro-power, Cement mining, Mega tourism projects and SEZs being pushed in a blatant manner.

She also lends a hand and works with specific struggles against SEZs (in different states) that need support with lobbying, documentation and information extraction and dissemination. She is also co-moderating an egroup called ‘seztrack’ and helps with running the ‘stoposco’ blog as a part of the anti-Posco solidarity initiative.



 
 

  Achievements

 

 

The Saathiship funding for Manshi Asher has been approved in Dec. 2008 and activity reports and updates will be posted in six months

 

  Goals

 

 

Providing support to struggles/campaigns against unfair SEZ set ups in the form of: * Direct action like strategic planning, petitioning, organisning solidarity actions and pushing for just legal action • Research and documentation – fact findings, field investigation, extraction of information through RTIs, compilation and dissemination of information through reports, papers and articles • Media advocacy – writing stories on the issues in print media as well net based fora , feeding local and national media with stories

 
 

  


 
 
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