Lok Kalyan Samiti

The Lok Kalyan Samiti Amritsar, Punjab, India - is a group of youths and experts of different issues like sustainable rural development, Environment conservation, Human Health, youth development, and women empowerment among villagers, students, youths & women on environment and sustainable development .Lok Kalyan Samiti (LKS) is non profit organization which is registered under society’s registration act 1860 in the year 2002. The LKS have good and knowledgeable human resource to deliver their awareness & action activities under the direction of S.Jagmohan Singh Gill Founder of LKS

Vision / Mission
To promote all aspects of voluntary efforts to encourage sustainable development of a community in rural and urban slum areas..

Issues

Water Crises
Even after entering the phase of cultural development, we have used our water resources so blindly by not conserving it properly. As a result of which the Punjab water has become a great threat for itself. Out of 138 blocks, 108 blocks have become dark zones where the underground water has been extracted at a very large scale. 14 blocks, out of 16, has been declared dark zones in Amritsar Distt. which is known as a sacred place having no. of water resources. The water level in Punjab has gone down to such an extent that even modern water extracting motors are unable to pick up water. To get avenge of it, the submersible pumps have been introduced. If the water level goes on decreasing like this, One day will come when it will become difficult even for the submersible pumps to extract water.

Biodiversity Conservation
Biological diversity or biodiversity is the extraordinary variety of life on earth in terms of plants, animals and microorganisms from genes and species to ecosystem.

Activites

Water Conservation
LOK KALYAN SAMITI
(LKS) is leading on the way of recycling pond water and to make them fill up with fresh natural water through survey by finding the history and by giving relative information to the local people about the historical and scientific importance of these ponds. LKS under the Direction of S. Jagmohan Singh Gill founder of LKS has identified 24 traditional ponds in different villages of Distt Amritsar , Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran of Punjab. And working for filling these ponds with the participation of local people. By conducting CHAPPER BACHAO MOHIM a campaign for conserve the ponds for water conservation. All the ponds were used to fill up whether by rain water or by river. These ponds were used for agriculture or for some other household chores throughout the year. It is big source of recharge the underground water table. Even after entering the phase of cultural development, we have used our water resources so blindly by not conserving it properly. As a result of which the Punjab water has become a great threat for itself. Out of 138 blocks, 108 blocks have become dark zones where the underground water has been extracted at a very large scale. 14 blocks, out of 16, has been declared dark zones in Amritsar which is known as a sacred place having no. of water resources. The water level in Punjab has gone down to such an extent that even modern water extracting motors are unable to pick up water.

Services

Technical Service

Training Service

Studies and Research