Genesis and introduction of the Organization
A group of like-minded social activists formed an association in the year 2005 to bring some meaningful change in the society. This association eventually became a formal organization – OCEAN in the year 2006. OCEAN is a non-religious, non-political voluntary organization. The organization has developed a good rapport with targeted communities, district administration, local NGOs and CBOs, media and other civil society actors in Himachal Pradesh over the last 9 years. OCEAN has a total staff strength of 14 full time staff and 7 part time staff. The project staffs are from all walks of life including social development professionals, local educated youth, social activists and researchers.