Mar 06, 2014 08:30 PM
The survey was conducted by a team inspired by the book, ‘Lady You’re Not a Man -The Adventures of a Woman at Work’, by Apurva Purohit.
[South Asia] [Gender Sensitivity] [Indian women] [Corporate governance] [Gender Equality]
May 02, 2013 12:44 PM
At the book launch of 'Growth and Equity', which has experts like Kamal Nath, Nitin Desai and Jagdish Bhagwati contributing essays, the talk turned to the policy issues India faces and how consumers in India have now become more aware and are fighting for their rights.
[Governance] [India economic growth] [India] [C Rangarajan] [Government of India] [South Asia] [Growth] [Manmohan Singh]
Apr 17, 2013 09:00 AM
In Karnataka, the Department of Transport has implemented a technological solution to curb corruption in issuance of driving licences
[Department of Transport] [South Asia] [Karnataka] [Technology] [India]
Apr 16, 2013 11:00 PM
School report cards presents annual quantitative and qualitative information on all primary schools by tracking students’ overall performance, educational progress and infrastructure.
[South Asia] [Education] [India] [Technology]
Apr 16, 2013 09:00 PM
The Fire Alert Messaging System is a disaster management tool built by the Forest Department of Madhya Pradesh to identify fire sensitive zones in the forested areas. It is an ICT-led strategy to preserve natural resources and protect livelihoods.
[Madhya Pradesh] [South Asia] [India] [Disaster Management]
Apr 16, 2013 04:15 PM
Jhansi Jan Suvidha Kendra (JJSK) was developed by the district administration of Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. The programme allows any person to call in a dedicated toll free number and register their complaint pertaining to government.
[Grievance redressal] [South Asia] [Uttar Pradesh] [India]
Apr 16, 2013 03:43 PM
Initiated by the Government of Gujarat, the Biometric Bar-coded PDS Coupon system is an innovative model of service delivery that leverages ICT to improve the accountability and transparency of the Targeted Public Distribution System in the state.
[Technology] [India] [Gujarat] [Public Distribution System] [Governance]
Apr 15, 2013 08:00 PM
Tamil Nadu’s Department of Agriculture has successfully created an internet-based information network for 80 lakh farmers in the state.
[Tamil Nadu] [Agriculture] [South Asia] [Technology] [India]
Apr 15, 2013 05:23 PM
Project Nandini, a livestock information system implemented by the Government of Orissa, aims to provide extension services to cattle farmers in Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack and Mayurbhanj districts of the state.
[India] [Orissa] [South Asia] [Livestock]
Apr 15, 2013 10:00 AM
Rythu Bazar, established with the intention of eliminating middlemen, allows consumers to directly purchase good quality produce from farmers.
[Agriculture] [Direct marketing] [South Asia] [India] [Andhra Pradesh]
Apr 12, 2013 08:00 PM
Trash to Treasure is CHF International's initiative to strengthen the waste industry by regular collection, sorting and recycling processes. Efforts are also made to give recognition to waste pickers’ role in keeping the city clean.
[India] [Waste management] [Bengaluru] [Gender empowerment] [South Asia]
Apr 12, 2013 04:00 PM
JUSCO's initiative, in Jamshedpur, aims to connect the urban poor residing in the informal settlements to adequate water supply network at an affordable cost.
[Water supply] [India] [South Asia] [Jamshedpur]
Apr 12, 2013 10:14 AM
NERCORMP, a joint development project of IFAD and Government of India, works towards the objective of creating livelihood for vulnerable groups while contributing to environmental conservation.
[Environment] [India] [Northeast] [Livelihood] [South Asia]
Apr 11, 2013 11:00 PM
Nirmithi Kendra building centre was established during the massive floods that hit Kerala in 1985 to provide cost-effective and timely housing solutions to those whose homes were destroyed due to soil erosion.
[Microfinance] [South Asia] [Housing] [Kerala] [India]
Apr 11, 2013 08:00 PM
SAMS, a centralised e-admission system, initiated by the Department of Higher Education, Orissa, leverages ICT to enhance students' access and capacitate college functionaries to manage an easy and convenient process of admissions.
[South Asia] [Admission system] [Orissa] [India]
Apr 11, 2013 04:00 PM
Udyogini provides training to poor women and NGOs in remote and backward areas of India to build microenterprises and become entrepreneurs.
[Microenterprise] [South Asia] [Gender empowerment] [Women] [India]
Apr 11, 2013 12:56 PM
The community-based Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation Programme aims to conserve agro-biodiversity, and build self-reliance and livelihood security for communities involved.
[India] [Biodiversity] [South Asia] [Karnataka] [Agriculture]
Apr 11, 2013 09:00 AM
To facilitate implementation of Right to Information, the Government of Odisha has created a comprehensive web-portal to disseminate information, submit applications and monitor implementation in all departments at State, District and Block level.
[Odisha] [South Asia] [India] [RTI]
Apr 10, 2013 10:00 PM
Sulabh International, an NGO founded in 1970, addresses sanitation problems faced by low-caste and low-income groups in India.
[South Asia] [Sanitation] [Toilet facilities] [India]