The most prosperous land of our country is the Kokan region. The holy land of Parshuram is situated in the Sahyadri mountain range. By the grace of God, Kokan has world’s most diverse and virgin expanse of Sahyadri’s natural beauty which includes prosperous rivers, waterfalls, 720 Kms. of golden sand seashore, exhaustive beautiful backwaters, world famous delicious Hapus (Alphonoso) mangoes, cashew fruits, Garciniaindica fruits, coconut-betel nuts, black pepper, wealthy and natural sources of fishery and agricultural produce.
Kokan has an immense contribution made to the historical significance of the region.
The rich agricultural production is known as Mango, Cashew Nuts, Fishery, Spice crops, mineral wealth including all the wealth from natural sources. The core USP of Kokan is it is an untouched and virgin region which has immense opportunities from the perspective of development.
All these resources have been well planned and constantly help to establish the direction of further development.
All the fortified Kokan people will be united, and not only the country but also a rich foreign country can be created. Just image, if all the locals who hail from the Kokan region come together as one force, wouldn’t it help to project India and Kokan as the fastest growing prosperous region on the world stage. The intense and passionate efforts of the Kokan Bhoomi Pratishthan with the active support from its team members have started with this common objective and goal.
In the year 2002, the organization Kokan Bhumi Pratishthan was established. The organization was duly registered on 26-03-2008.
In the past 15 years, the Kokan Bhumi Prathisthan is contributing effectively to uniting the people and opportunities in the Kokan region from Dahanu to Vengurla and from Jawahar to Dodamarg.
All such discriminations such as Religion, Caste, District, Taluka should be forgotten by all the well-fortified native Kokani people and all of them should act directly for the development of Kokan region. They should have primary focus to develop a clean, village, taluka and district with the help of each other. For professional execution of these activities the organized and structures campaign has firmly commenced. Thousands of projects ranging from agriculture, plantations, fruit processing, tourism, rural tourism and fishery agriculture are intended to be started in the various villages of Kokan. These activities thereby will help and support millions of youth to generate employment for themselves and jobs in the Kokan region.
Kokan Bhumi Pratishthan is currently facilitating a campaign aimed to eradicate and liberate the age old Money Order system and creating prosperity for each other through local efforts and initiatives.
To facilitate this ideology through a well structured campaign Kokan Vision Conferences, Workshops, Training and Mentoring Camps, Study Tours etc.
The Kokan Bhoomi Pratishthan (Samrudhha Kokan Campaign) is a people’s movement launched by various native communities from Kokan region duly aimed to bring the youth from Kokan on platform with a clear objective towards their economic prosperity.
India's financial capital Mumbai is in Kokan. The process of development of Kokan region started with full enthusiasm and gathered a great deal of momentum since last decade.
Sewree-Nhavha Sea link, Mumbai-Goa four-lane extension process and national highway NH66, Panvel, Ratnagiri-Chipi Airport, Mumbai-Alibaug-Vengurla Dual Track of Kokan Railway, Coastal Highway of Tourism, Water Transport will be connected with the entire Kokan region and will be connected to Mumbai and with the world as fast as possible. According to experts, next 50 years belongs to Kokan region for progress. Native Kokan residents will actively participate in this development process. The Kokan campaign is already commenced to ensure a speedier progress towards set objectives.
The various efforts and initiatives by the Kokan Bhumi Pratishthan were positively supported and nurtured by many dignitaries and reputed people from various fields and industries. It is due to the full fledged support and guidance received from these dignitaries the organisation and its goals were further strengthened.
Kokan Bhumi Pratishthan is an integrated movement for the overall development of Kokan and the Folklore. Through this movement we are implementing various activities to enrich Kokan region which is blessed with natural resources.
Self Employment and Self sustaining projects were commenced through the active support of Kokan Bhumi Prastishthan which involves Tourism, agriculture and rural tourism, modern farming, hapoos (alphonso) mango, herbs, fruit processing, fisheries, forest resources using the resources of wealth, routine monitoring of numerous said projects in the Kokan region through the last 10 years.
Kokan Vision-2025 a growth chart of development of Kokan is prepared by the Prathisthan. In the next 10-15 years, development plan of development of Kokan can be developed on different subjects, with the help of expert experts. We are implementing the 'Global Kokan' International Festival in Mumbai, Kokan Vision 2020 Conference, various conferences, training camps, study courses, changing the mind set of Kokan and setting up a real project infrastructure for such activities.
Locals from Kokan region should refrain from selling their land pockets in Kokan. They should personally involve themselves in developing various projects for which Kokan Bhumi Pratishthan can provide guidance and network. Using faster mode of transport, railway, communication & internet the youth from Kokan will be able to get the employment itself in Kokan only without migrating to other towns or cities.
Professional training is provided to give inspiration for the Kokan residents to set up their own projects. Such projects and awareness should be extended and started in maximum villages of Kokan.