We wish to support needy students from the Community for their education. A initiation is being taken by Seemant Welfare Association, Delhi (SWAD) to support bright and needy students for future growth. Student loans may also be introduced for students applying for professional courses where requirement is 12th standard. For example Medical, Engineering, etc.
In the hills of Garhwal, the two major passes to Tibet (China) are Niti and Mana. These two passes were used by traders of Tibet and India before 1962, which were closed later. These two beautiful valleys were developed due to trading and fertile atmosphere, which are at an elevation from 3000 m to 5800 m.
These valleys are surrounded by many beautiful snow covered mountains, trees, forests and rivers. Many small villages and temples can be seen in these mountains range.
The Rongpa community is a group of people living in the trans-Himalayan regions of India - Tibet border. The community name “Rongpa” derives from the words "Rung" and “Pa”. Where Rung means Valley and Pa means inhabitants. Rongpa can be referred as the community inhabit in the valleys (Niti and Mana) of District Chamoli of Uttarakhand.
Tibet is known as Bhot. Being connected with Tibet, Rongpas of Niti and Mana valleys were officially named as Bhotia.
The 24th Seemant Welfare Association Delhi (SWAD) Annual Function 2014 was held on 28th Dec'2014 at Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra, Sector 6, Noida. The cultural program started at 2 pm which was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Shri Udai Singh Rawat, Vice Chancellor, Shri Dew Suman Viswabidyalaya (SDSV).