Ga# Founda#on A research and policy think-tank
Ga# Founda#on, a Dehra Dun, U0arakhand based organisa#on, is a research and policy oriented, evidence based think-tank. The founda#on has pledged to adopt a par#cipatory approach, engage with ci#zens, undertake policy research and facilitate be0er standards of governance.
Anoop Nautiyal Founder Chairperson
Ashutosh Kandwal Co-Founder
Prerna Raturi Sustainable Development
Rishabh Shrivastava Policy Analyst
Pyare Lal Community Outreach
Sachin Juyal Partnerships
Aman Kandwal Youth Connect
Working Areas Environment The founda#on works with the objec#ve of promo#ng the principles of sustainable development. Recently, the founda#on has been focusing on a range of issues like air pollu#on, clean energy, waste management, and water conserva#on.
Urban Governance Believing in the doctrine of an eco-friendly, and sustainable approach, we strive to evolve balanced and sustainable models of urban development, which lay stress on resource reduc#on. City leadership, urban mobility, ci#zen engagement, and urban laws and policies are some projects currently being pursued by Ga#, under this domain.
Public Health The founda#on assists exis#ng ins#tutes in enhancing their capacity and output, and promotes research in various areas of public health, while facilita#ng policy development and advocacy on public health related issues. Presently, Ga# is conduc#ng a study on understanding the impact of air pollu#on on human health and the environment.
An ini#a#ve of Ga# Founda#on
Under this ini#a#ve, Ga# Founda#on organises seminars, roundtable discussions, workshops, interviews, and panel discussions. Ga# Talks has been launched with the aim of bringing the government, policy-makers, academicians, researchers, the media, and ci#zens together, onto a common forum, and discuss issues concerned with the interest of public at large.
Our Publica#ons Working Papers
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Choked Doon: A Report on Air Pollution
Study ReportShishambada Plant: Cleaning up Our Act Swachh Survekshan 2018-: Data Analysis Report of Swachhta Application
Wasted Parks: Report on Social Audit of Public Parks in Dehradun
To i l e t M a n i f e s t o : Understanding Policy Outlook, Key Challenges and Opportunities in the Sector of Public Sanitation
Understanding the Levels of Air Pollution in Dehradun: A Report on Clean Air Campaign for Uttarakhand
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Road Safety Campaign 10 Day Challenge- A Campaign on Air Pollution
My City My Idea- A Campaign on Urban Governance