Jan Utthan Samiti is a non-profit voluntary organisation, based in Jharkhand, the mineral state of India. It is working with some of the most deprived people in Khunit district, adjoining the state capital Ranchi. Khunti district is one of the most backward regions in not only Jharkhand, but also in India. Through its interventions JUS has touched almost all issues that affect rural life.
Stories from the Field
- Khunti district is one of the twenty-four districts in South Chotanagpur division of the Indian state of Jharkhand. The district of Khunti was carved out of Ranchi district on 12 September 2007. As of 2011, it is the second least populous district of Jharkhand (out of 24), after Lohardaga. Khunti town is the headquarters of the district. It is historically known as the birthplace of Birsa Munda, and being the centre of activity of the Birsa... Read On