District Rural Development Agency, Ahmedabad


Earlier, rural skills were limited to their areas only and approaching distant new markets was a difficult task. It affected the livelihood and quality of life of rural folks. Scenario changed with the launch of UDANT – a livelihood Portal by District Rural Development Agency, Ahmedabad in February 2012. It is the first of its kind on livelihood in India and stands for upliftment of SHGs, development of skills, awareness, network and teamwork. It enhanced the quality of life of each group be it SHGs, Joint Liability Groups, producers or farmers. With the help of UDANT, they avail the benefits like revolving fund, subsidies and micro-credit for betterment of sustainable livelihood.