Development Awareness & Management of Natural Resources (DAMAN)

Dignity of a person should be upheld. Contribute towards government and civil society’s efforts in enabling the disadvantaged and backward communities to be healthy, literate, environment conscious politically aware.

Our recent activities

Planning & progress review meetings

DAMAN has developed some mechanism in the organization to review the integreated planning and progress of projects on regular basis for most appropriate and timely implementation of programmes. Planning and progress reviews during the year 2015-16 are as under:

Labours Day Celebration

DAMAN, for showing solidarity with labour, to discuss, appreciate and slam the labour related issues celebrated International Labour Day on 1st May-2016, at Hyderabad and arranged a walk in favour of peasant/labour from Old Campus to Press Club Hyderabad. And to show unity and cohesion with victims of human rights around the world and to condemn inhuman acts, violence, attack and assaulting of innocent humans, a walk on International Human Rights Day was arranged at Nangarparkar and the day was also celebrated at Rasani-Jo-Wandio Nangarparkar on 10th of December-2016. 

Death Anniversary of Amar Rooplo Kolhi celebrated

For making aware the targeted community about the sacrifices and contributions of their heroes and folk-men, DAMAN celebrated the 157th death anniversary of Amar Shaheed Rooplo Kolhi on 22th August-2015, at Nangarpakar, Tharparkar. The activity was organized to pay tribute to the freedom fighter and recalling the chapter history of the era 1859, and to make aware the people of the community about their sacrifices for the homeland and for the community.

Through this event, the targeted community was made aware about history of their hero and realized the value and importance of such celebrities in changing mindset of the future-generations.

Advocacy and Networking

DAMAN has strengthened its credibility being member organization of Hyd Civil society Network and Marooara coordination council and Chre pak.

During this year DAMAN conducted a series of advocacy meetings with elected representatives, parliamentarians (including minority MNAs/MPAs & Senators), Secretaries and high government officials to highlight the issues of religious minorities on the issues of forced conversion, brutal killing, kidnapping & sexual harassment with minority girls & women, Hindu Marriage Bill, job quota, implementation of BLAA 1992, Tenancy Act 1950 & related laws. Several meetings were also arranged with MNA & MPA from Matiari district on the issues of Jandwara (an indigenous tribe) & sanitary workers, working at Taluka Municipal Officer (TMO) Matiari in order to resolve their issues.

Ms. Krishna Lal remained member of National Lobbying Delegation (NLD) of CWS for Minority Rights during the reporting year. The delegation team conducted meetings with many MPAs, MNAs, provincial and federal ministers from all provinces and Senate members of the Country about the concerned topic.


S. No Activities Beneficiaries Quantity Venue
1 Advocacy meetings with community 395 participants 5


Village Baravo, Garantiyari, Akli, Sokhru, Rarkwa & Sootlayi of Taluka Nagarparkar
2 Lobbying meetings with media representatives   1  
3 Lobbying meetings with elected representatives   1  
4 Consultation meetings with DVCs (District Vigilance Committees) DC Tharparkar, District Bar Association Thar, Police Officials of Mirpurkhas, DC Hyderabad, Civil Society of Hyderabad. 5 Offices

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