It was in the year 1991-92,
time of social/communal upheaval necessitating to being
about harmony for social and developmental change in the
society. For this purpose, like minded voluntary organizations
informally came together.
The issues related to ground
ability of new Panchayat Raj Legislation took place. It
was a follow up effort of 73rd Constitutional Amendment.
UPVAN with other voluntary action groups took it as a
challenge for establishing people’s governance in reality.
As a part fulfillment of procedural formality to intervene
with the government, UPVAN was registered as a state level
network at Lucknow, in January 1994.