SUVIDHA abbreviated as Society for the Upliftment of Villagers & Development of Himalayan Areas is a non-profit, rural development and voluntary organization founded in the year 2004 which aims at eliminating poverty, unemployment, poor health and illiteracy for 60% of citizens who still live in the backward areas of the nation. With over 19 years of experience in managing government/private sector projects, Suvidha is well equipped with the manpower and expertise to deliver holistic solutions in the field of Agriculture, Rural development, Women Empowerment, Education and Health.
Suivdhas’ pioneering research on the hazards of chemical farming, the costs of industrial agriculture and the risks of genetic engineering have led to a paradigm shift. This research has proved that contrary to the dominant assumptions, ecological agriculture is highly productive and is the only lasting solution to hunger and poverty. Since last 18 years, SUVIDHA is engaged in the promoting of organic and sustainable agriculture in India especially in the states like Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Odisha, Assam, Bihar, Meghalaya, Andaman & Nicobar, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. SUVIDHA has facilitated establishment of nearly 256 producer groups and contract production projects in some of the above mentioned states. read more
With continued emphasis on “Pro Poor- Pro Environment” initiatives, which encompass women empowerment, promotion of livelihoods as well as systematic fight against Climate Change, SUVIDHA initiated ‘Project Prayaas’ (An initiative to counter Climate Change) registered under “Gold Standard Foundation- Switzerland” 'Project Prayas' which is the first project of its kind in Northern India to counter Climate Change, aims to cut carbon emissions in Nainital District of Uttarakhand by working on carbon retention and judicial use of natural resources. Under the project, SUVIDHA has till date commissioned more than 2821 Bio-Gas units at the households of marginal farmers, who were using wood as source of energy. read less
All these years of Suvidha’s constant hard work in carrying out its social and community based development projects in different parts of nation has made us what we are today. The experience from the field, working with different communities has been enriching our knowledge and harnessing out skills. Slowly and gradually we are becoming more efficient with every passing day. Our work is getting recognized in all spheres by Govt. and our donors. I am proud to announce that we have been awarded as “Number One Service Provider” by the Dept. of Horticulture, Odisha and our hardship has been also accolade with Excellency Award National Social Activity in Delhi. I would like to thank Govt. of India, our donors for giving us the opportunities to bring about the change we believe in and my team of highly qualified and committed patrons who work day and night to bring glory to the organization. Deepak Pandey President, Suvidha