Observatory Elements

Observatory elements provide a unique and an immensely valuable opportunity to volunteers to better understand the society, culture, history, politics and economics of the region they are serving. Our key observatory elements comprise:

  • Arts and crafts of Kangra district
  • eGovernance
  • Himachal festivals and fairs
  • Himachal traditional marriage
  • Himachal traditional kitchen and cooking
  • Hydro Power Generation
  • Kangra School of Painting
  • Lokmitra Kendra
  • Panchayati Raj System
  • Polyhouse farming
  • Public Distribution System
  • Mahila Mandals (Women Self-Help Groups)
  • Slate mining community
  • Tea Plantations community
  • The Kuhls of Kangra
  • Tibetan Community (arts, crafts, music, food, festivals)
  • Tribal communities of Himachal
  • Yuva Kendra (Youth club)