VLE name-: Arvind Chavda
Village- Gaga, Kalyanpur, District- Devbhumi Dwarka, Gujarat
Arvind Chavda ’s story is an interesting one as it reflects his great attitude towards entrepreneurship. He was running mobile shop, but due to financial issues at home and loss in the business, he was unable to continue it. There was a huge demand for G2C services in Gaga, Kalyanpur , Devbhumi Dwarka, Gujarat. Arvind was aware of this fact. He came forward to take up the challenge and decided to become a VLE in February 2018. He quickly acclimatized to the CSC ecosystem, and also developed IT skills. He worked very hard to set up CSC. Today, he has a successful business and is an example for many others in his village. Arvind is delivering services of LPG Gas booking, PMGDISHA, Ujala LED lamps, DigiPay.
Twenty nine year old Arvind, who was struggling for livelihood opportunities at one time, now earns Rs. 35,000 per month. He says, “My family’s financial condition was not good at all. I wanted to help my family overcome their difficulties. CSC helped me achieve this dream. It not only gave me employment but also a platform for sustainable livelihood.”