GUNJAN Organisation for Community Development – established in the year 2003 is actively providing community services in the domain of Public Health i.e. HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, Support and treatment; Drug and Alcohol Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation of people addicted to drugs; services for senior citizens; Empowering Women; Education of Women and Children.
The organisation is designated as Regional Resource and Training Centre North Zone – II by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India under the Scheme of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance(Drugs) Abuse for the states of Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, and Jammu and Kashmir.
The key strength of the organization is the hands-on experience of working at grass root level in the region. The organization has been implementing targeted interventions projects for high risk population groups and also providing services through community support centres for care, support and treatment for PLHIV.
“To mobilise and harness the power of children, youth, women and community at large to combat illiteracy, ignorance, gender discrimination, health issues (especially STI/RTI and HIV/AIDS) and the evil of drug & alcohol addiction with an ultimate aim of crime prevention”.
“To challenge the social inequalities and empower the vulnerable by enabling them to help themselves”