Urban Setu, an initiative of Kutch Nav Nirmav Abhiyan
Kutch Nav Nirman Abhiyan, popular as Abhiyan, is a collective of grass root local NGOs and was founded as a response to devastating cyclone in Kutch in 1998. The objective of the network is to synergize human knowledge, physical and financial resources to collaborate towards Development which is governed by community initiatives. The network encourages self – help development, especially within marginalized communities, integrates traditional wisdom with new technologies and innovates and balances issues of human rights with human responsibilities.
Urban Setu established in the year 2010 is an initiative of Abhiyan. “Setu” in Gujarati means “a bridge”, it summarizes well the role of this program which aims primarily to bridge the gaps between the citizens and the government departments as well as mobilize the communities.
Urban setu facilitate and empower urban citizens with information with regard to:
- Government entitlements
- Government schemes
- services delivery at various government departments
- NGO contacts and links
It also contributes in building a platform through community mobilization for various stakeholders having interventions in Urban Slum regions and facilitate formation, knowledge sharing and empowering the citizen based groups.
Contact Address :
Setu Office Address :
Nr. Sarpat Gate,
Bhuj-Kutch (370001), Gujarat, India.
Ph. No. +91 99789 97234
Setu is inatiative of Abhiyan
Abhiyan Address :
Setu Resource & Support Centre,
Kutch Nav Nirman Abhiyan,
Plot No. 70-3, Gate no. - 3,
Bankers Colony, Bhuj-Mundra Road,
Opp. Jubilee Ground,
BHUJ-KUTCH- 370 001
Ph. No. 02832 225 771 -225 772