We’re
reimagining
livelihoods
at scale

We exist to identify and support scalable social innovation in the livelihoods space

Upjeevika’s mission is to create an ecosystem that can provide promising social enterprises with the skills, technology, community support, and market linkages they need to scale their impact.

The pandemic
revealed our
greatest
vulnerability

0 %
informal workers
lost their jobs
0 %
salaried professionals
lost their jobs
0 %
contraction in
India's GDP

If we are to emerge stronger from this crisis and be ready for the next one, we need to

build resilience.

Logistics
Livelihoods
Challenge

Applications Open

Last Date to Apply
25th October 2021

Partners in enabling sustainable social change

News and Perspectives

Can a Not-for-Profit Incubator Change India?

India is the land of philanthropy. Indian children grow up with stories of mythical kings who donated their kingdoms as acts of self-sacrifice. Religious and charitable institutions have been working to uplift people for centuries. We even have success stories of cooperatives like Amul which have existed since the 1950s. But even with this rich

Making telemedicine a success will take much more than good tech

COVID-19 has presented us with an opportunity.  Yes, it’s an unprecedented challenge, and our country has had to face dreadful horrors. But, it also brings us an opportunity to finally provide adequate, equitable access to healthcare for all. It also brings us an opportunity not just to save lives but also to create new livelihoods. 

Next revolution of telemedicine in India hinges on its ASHA workers

How has your life changed in the past year and a half? Are you now working from home? Did you have to cancel travel or holiday plans? Any disruption will seem minor against disruptions seen in the health sector.  Throughout the world, health services collapsed under the burden of COVID-19. In India, regional disparities made

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Meet the Jurors

Prabha Narasimhan
Executive Director - Home Care at Hindustan Unilever
Dilip Chenoy
Secretary General,
FICCI
Bhavna Chopra
Head Skills at Confederation of
Indian Industry
Gayathri Vasudevan
Chairperson & Co-Founder at LabourNet
Lokendra Sethi
VP HR - India HR Lead
at DXC Technology
Shama Karkal
CEO, Swasti Health Catalyst
Rajeev Gowda
Ex-Member of Parliament,
Rajya Sabha
G Shainesh
Professor - Marketing at IIM Bangalore
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