Apiculture, an income generating activity not only contributes to the upliftment of the rural communities but also promotes biodiversity conservation through rendering vital pollination services. Organization has been involved in honey production and marketing through mountain communities for about 27 years and at present is working with ~20,000 households in six remotest districts of Uttarakhand such as Rudraprayag between 1200-2400 m.The ATI has developed a producer based enterprise which includes procurement, processing and marketing of honey processed from mountain farmers. The households were given training, knowledge and some infrastructural support including the construction of beehives and boxes. Depending on the interest taken in beekeeping initiative of ATI, a household is able to earn an average of Rs. 12,000 -15,000 per year.