People of Kalap

In Photos: The Resplendent Colours Of Spring In A Himalayan Village

Kalap is a tiny hamlet in the upper Garhwal Himayalas along the valley of River Supin close to the popular trekking destinations of Har-Ki-Doon and Kedarkantha. Untouched and unexplored, it offers a memorable escapade complete with subtle views of the Himalayas and a taste of the local culture and traditions. As spring arrives after a chilly winter the moods of the village are a treat to behold scripting a true Himalayan experience.
Mamta at the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering

Seeing Her Own House Getting Washed Away Did Not Stop This Young Girl From Saving A 1000 Lives!

On June 16, 2013, one of the worst cloud bursts struck the state of Uttarakhand. Millions were rendered homeless and many lost their lives. It’s been almost a year now and yet the process of rehabilitation and relocation of many is a question mark. Amidst this, here is an inspiring story of a young brave heart from Bankoli village in Uttarkashi district, one of the worst affected districts during the floods.
The Chennai Doctors Team and their friends managed to procure a heavy duty washing machine to ease the lives of these children

From Easing Laundry Duties To Treating A 3-Year Old Burn Victim – The Incredible Work of This Committed Team of Doctors Continues!

Soon after the massive 2013 Disaster in Uttarakhand, a group of volunteer doctors from Chennai came together, planned, and successfully conducted a week long Medical Camp for the disaster affected people at a remote Bhatwari village in Uttarkashi Distt. The incredible story of relief work and cooperation by the Good Samaritans as narrated in TBI Uttarakhand Diaries won over many hearts from across the world. Buoyed by the encouragements, they went on to perform few commendable follow up actions too. We revisit them almost six months later to catch a glimpse of what they have been up to.