Job in corporate world and settling in foreign country is dream of every man these days but Sidhanth Bhalinge, son of a business man was different. The Zeal to do something different for India made this entrepreneur to come back to India after graduating from California State Polytechnic University. Sidhanth Bhalinge wanted to stimulate a change in society with his vision. He wanted to make India Green. This idea gave birth to organization called Ugaoo.com. He travelled the rural Maharashtra to understand the landscape and agriculture scenario. His family was in Agro- Business for more than a century. He knew that a majority of people in Urban India loved freshness and greenery that is lacking in Urban. They dream of growing plants and farming in the little place that they possess like a small terrace of a small piece of land in the outskirts but what they lacked is knowledge and quality products for the same. The soil in urban are either not present due to concrete structures or is polluted and not applicable for gardening.
Ugaoo.com portal address all the needs of agriculturists, gardeners, landscape artists, hobby gardeners, interior decorators etc. It offers everything regarding agriculture and gardening like seeds for garden, tools o agriculture, mowers, potting mixture, organic fertilizers, pesticides etc. Sidhant leveraged his family business to source quality agricultural and gardening supplies. He caters the orders of his customers through Flipkart, Shopclues and Amazon. Ugaoo also participates exhibitions. Sidhant says that a majority of the business is from Metros and cities like Surat, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Pune, Hyderabad etc. The Ugaoo.com has warehouses in Pune and Mumbai from where it dispatches productsto all over India. Sidhant planned to have 10 experts on gardening and agriculture to assist and provide consultancy on best practices. Ugaoo aims to take investors on board and generate Rs10 Crs.