IIRD Highlights

Yamunotri Trekking Route


Yamunotri Trekking Route is being improved upon by IIRD and GAIL's collaborative efforts to facilitate the pilgrims on their religious endeavours. Besides supporting sustainable development, the preservation of the environment is also a major aim of the project undertaken by IIRD which primarily has been initiated to support the Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) programme. Within this project, we have carried out the cleanliness drive of Yamunotri Trekking Route, constructed the toilets, installed garbage bins and bottle crushers to support the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan through our own initiatives. We also made provision for safe drinking facility by setting up RO for the pilgrims, along with setting up of hot water station for mules. There has been further facilitation of the pilgrims through the installation of benches, TV, coffee vending machines. All these support services also provide for the livelihood activities for the people whose presence and involvement in the completion of this project, giving them a platform to work for the welfare of people whilst sustaining themselves.