Brief Profile: HARELA(Hands Applying Reconciliation Ecology through Local Archetypes). “Harela” the word symbolizes greenery with prosperity in its root. It is one of the major festival in Uttarakhand to mark the advent of rainy season and new harvest by planting trees. A non-profit organization based in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India. It was registered (2/2012-1013) under society registration act 1060E, as a society in April 2012 aiming to work nationwide on environment issues. Harela Society presently works in Uttarakhand, Delhi & Hyderabad.
Harela Society focuses on to develop, encourage and support local models of nature and environment conservation. It believes in the approach of Reconciliation Ecology and continuously working on building spatial relationship and environment for local communities, wildlife and its habitat in Himalayan region with the support and partnership with different communities, organizations and governments across the country.
Trying to revive Local stream called ‘Rai’ in Pithoragarh and actively involved in public awareness and legal issues related to upcoming Pancheshwar Multi Purpose Dam Project, Uttarakhand.
Individuals within the organisation: Manoj Matwal