AKRSP(I) started its operations in Gujarat in 1986 in the then districts of Surendranagar, Bharuch and Junagadh. Over the years, the programme has expanded and entered newer geographies and is now active in 15 districts of the state. The work in Gujarat is in 3 distinct regions: the coastal saline region with its headquarters in Mangrol, the drought-prone region with its headquarters in Sayla, and the tribal South Gujarat region with its headquarters in Dangs and Netrang.

Major interventions in Gujarat include
  • Drinking water and sanitation
  • Dairy and agriculture based livelihoods
  • Natural resource management: irrigation, watershed etc
  • Micro Enterprise Development
  • Solar energy for irrigation and drinking water pumping
  • Improving local Governance (Panchayati Raj Institutions)
  • Early childhood development and primary education, Skills development and vocational placement for youth
  • Certificate Course on Development Management (CCDM) for tribal youth