About Us

Who We Are

The Uttarakhand Mandal of America (UMA) is a non-profit, voluntary organization. Our mission is:

  • To nurture a strong network of people around the rich and diverse heritage of Uttarakhand.
  • To develop and implement meaningful programs in Uttarakhand state based on the consensus and contributions of the members.

Our History

Although the close knit Uttrakhandi community of the San Francisco Bay Area has been organizing several community events for more than a decade, the formal organizational setup of UMA was formed in 2006. Since then, UMA has taken up several exciting projects and challenges, including an ambitious scholarship program for the poor and brilliant children of Uttarakhand and implementing a support model for sister organizations working in Uttarakhand.

While the core efforts are centered around Uttarakhand heritage, we very much welcome participation of our greater Bay Area community.