Uttarakhand Young Thinkers Forum

‘Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful- committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.’ – Margaret Mead

Uttarakhand Young Thinkers Forum


A vibrant and a developed Uttarakhand that becomes a model hill state for all. To foster a platform for likeminded citizens to share their idea and experiences.

Uttarkhand was created as a hill state in 2000. 86% of the total area is mountainous and 65% is recorded as forest. The basic objectives of creating a new state were:

  1. To foster development of the hilly areas
  2. Recognize the unique culture of the hill people.

However, 20 years after the creation of the state the above two objectives have not been realized. It is exemplified by the following facts …


What we do?

Build connections 

Connect with individuals, pressure groups etc. working in Uttarakhand at the grass root level

Effective research 

Provide timely, accurate research on key policy issues

Superb Communications —

 Effectively market our findings to primary audiences