Project Dharamshala

Project Dharamsala is a University of Denver International Service Learning program that combines service work with academic study in Northern India during Winter Interterm. The program is based in Dharamsala (where students spend about three weeks volunteering), but the group also tours Delhi, Agra, and other points of interest in Northern India.

Students interact with Tibetan and Indian people and are engaged by speakers from organizations based in Dharamsala. The goal of the program is for students to study the history and culture of India and of Tibet in Exile, with special insights gained through service work in the community.

An IT professional for 17 years, based in the US since the last 12 years. Founded NGO My Himachal and then Himachal Media Pvt. Ltd.. A Himachali forever. Always trying to bring together people whose hearts beat for the state.

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6 Comments

  1. says: Vivek Sharma

    Well, I am working as a Sr. Consultant in a Business Research firm in Gurgaon, Haryana and off the job I am working on a Deforestation Advertising for Himachal Pradesh. I was born in Dharamshala and studied up to my graduation there only and left for Delhi to complete my Masters program in Business Administration.

    I want that the beauty and peace remains constant there in Himachal so I am really working on some other projects for Himachal only.

    One of my consideration is to stop the internal brain drain and Iw ant all the alumnis beloging to Himachal to come back and develop their own state.

  2. says: Vivek Sharma

    Interacting with people and studying exiles is not going to help to develop himachal. required is a study of root cause analysis as to how make himachal economy boom. THis requires a minute study on the industries and the potential people serving those industries. A method which includes blockage of talent to other states and grooming talen inside the home state.

  3. says: varun gupta

    i think this is a very helpful project and also helps in increasing the tourism in dharmshala.but the main thing is people are not aware about it.general awareness is very important in such type of projects among the local people and others.

    secondly if any kind of help is required i am always ready for any kind of contribution of mine.i have done B.tech in Mechanical engg.

  4. Hi friends,
    i am monitering that many of himachali’s are working out of himachal and willing to relocate in himachal. they all are not feeling well, working out of their nearest and dearest. But i dont know who will help us regarding matter.
    we cannot intend the mind of our govt. by only write testi or scraps here. we have to take some strong steps/actions. so that we can work here with in our family and at our own heaven Himachal.
    so any body let me know that our govt is also monitoring this site and will do some thing for us.
    i want to suggest to all for union. so please make more openions. so we can attract the mind of our govt.
    i would like to do the thanks to creaters of this sites, who are doing this incredible work for all himachali’s.
    Thanks a lot My Himachal.

    Regards:
    Sanjeev Panjaria
    Sr. Software Engineer
    Siemens IT Services And Solutions.
    Tower – B, Plote No. – 6A, HUDA – Area
    Maruti Udyog Vihar – Surgaon HR India

    Contact: 09953237452

    1. says: vishal bhatia

      sir ,
      i m basically from dhramshala and last year i done my graudtion and i m
      interstead to join your project or open a ngo for devlopment of himachal.
      u contact me;
      vishal bhatia
      narwana bazar,yol cantt.
      dhramshala,kangra(h.p)
      pin code 176052
      contact no 09882224147

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