The contemporary age is witnessing environmental problems like very scanty rain, depletion of water and other natural resources and decaying bio-diversity. The menace has emerged as a result of the greed of human beings with blind use of natural resources. Nature’s reaction is evident in the form of misbalanced environmental equilibrium causing a serious threat to the very existence of ‘life’ on earth. The much talked about concept of ‘sustainable development’ also speaks of optimum use of natural resources and their preservation for the coming generations. In the development sector, innumerable efforts have been done to preserve the nature’s gifts. In this direction, the efforts of MSS can be few conspicuous but are significant because messages of MSS reach directly to the grassroots level. MSS, a passionate campaigner of environmental equilibrium, has been taking some micro steps to promote the various agriculture based issue in its focus areas. Various agriculture interventions of MSS are evident to augment the natural resource management and allied livelihoods, like:-
As a step further in this direction, MSS took up the following ventures especially for the small and marginal farmers of focus area.
It was in the year 1977 that, under the inspired leadership of Rt. Rev. Patrick Nair, Bishop of Meerut, Meerut Seva Samaj (MSS) was established. It was properly registered, under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 at Lucknow on July 1, 1977.
Meerut Seva Samaj