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The Safe Delhi Campaign - Creating An Inclusive City

Apr 04, 2013 09:00 AM The Safe Delhi Campaign aims to create an inclusive city where women do not have restrictions on their mobility and can access public spaces freely. It seeks to do so by partnering with civil society organizations, the police and the government.
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Radio Ujjas - Giving voice to the women of Kutch

Apr 03, 2013 04:03 PM Radio Ujjas is a successful community radio initiative that works to sensitize the people of Kutch on local issues, particularly on matters related to women.
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Small-scale mushroom cultivation encouraged in Assam

Apr 03, 2013 03:17 PM Mushroom Development Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation in Assam, supports small-scale farmers to cultivate, produce and market mushrooms as a livelihood opportunity.
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Decentralised, participatory planning launched in Kerala

Apr 03, 2013 03:01 PM The People's Plan Campaign in Kerala is the largest decentralisation programme in India where a participatory approach was followed successfully to devolve financial powers upto the panchayat level.
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Community Solar Power Plant Project in Uttar Pradesh

Apr 03, 2013 01:05 PM The Community Solar Power Plant project in Jhansi district, Uttar Pradesh illustrates how the use of solar energy through participatory processes can transform rural India.
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Tech-based traffic management system in Bangalore

Apr 03, 2013 12:47 PM BTRAC 2010 was started as a five year programme (2006-2011) by the Karnataka Road Development Corporation (KRDC) to address traffic congestion in Bangalore by employing the latest traffic management technologies.
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Online grievance redressal system in Odisha

Apr 03, 2013 12:15 PM Sanjog Helpline facilitates access to public information and acts as a central grievance redressal system for all citizens in Odisha through a call center.
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Capacity building for women leaders in panchayat

Apr 02, 2013 06:05 PM The Panchayati Raj Campaign, initiated by The Hunger Project, is a comprehensive programme to empower women leaders in panchayat to strengthen their participation in the decision-making process.
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Sustainable development in northeast India

Apr 02, 2013 03:47 PM 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.
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SMS technology helps farmers in marketing

Apr 02, 2013 11:10 AM Fasal Intuit is a free SMS-based service that connects rural farmers in Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh with buyers; provides them with real-time price information to make better market decisions and earn profit.
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Pancha Tantra Online System in Karnataka

Apr 01, 2013 03:49 PM Pancha Tantra Online System is an innovative ICT-based innovation aimed at improving the functioning of gram panchayats in the state of Karnataka through an automated process of accounting and budgeting of rural expenditures.
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eDisaster Management Plan in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra

Apr 01, 2013 03:32 PM Gadchiroli District Administration has implemented an ICT-based comprehensive and effective solution to respond to recurring disasters in the area. The technologies used are accessible, affordable and appropriate.
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Yantradoot: A farm mechanisation initiative in Madhya Pradesh

Apr 01, 2013 02:30 PM The Yantradoot Village Scheme seeks to increase agricultural productivity in Madhya Pradesh through dissemination of information and know-how on improved agricultural technologies among farmers in the state.
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Ending Corruption? How to Clean Up India

Jan 11, 2013 12:35 PM N Vittal’s book ‘Ending Corruption: How to Clean Up India’ provides a valuable insight into the political, official, commercial dimensions of corruption, writes former Indian ambassador G. Parathasarthy.
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Building a breakout nation

Aug 16, 2012 01:50 PM Ruchir Sharma’s Breakout Nations underlines that if China, Brazil, Russia and India don’t innovate with new, productivity-oriented reforms in the economy, these economies won’t graduate to the high income category, says MK Venu, Managing Editor, The Financial Express, in his review for the Governance Knowledge Centre.

Politics and prosperity

Jan 10, 2012 04:50 PM Arun Sinha's book Nitish Kumar and the Rise of Bihar traces the journey of the Indian state of Bihar through changing ideologies and governance to become one of the fastest developing states.
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Ushering good governance in India

May 25, 2009 05:45 PM Social Watch India’s report on Governance and Development 2008-09 explores the intrinsic relation between effectiveness and legitimacy in achieving a stable democracy. To maintain a balance between the two, the performance of the institutions of governance becomes significant.
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Modern cities and governance

Mar 20, 2009 03:40 PM State of the World’s Cities 2008/2009-Harmonious cities, a report by the United Nations Habitat emphasises the importance of harmonious urbanisation in the developing world. It points out the need for inclusive and equitable urban development and the support of global community in strengthening the governance in cities.
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In pursuit of good governance

Mar 17, 2009 03:50 PM Speaking out: How the voices of poor people are shaping the future is a compilation of papers by Oxfam Great Britain, bringing together experiences on the theme of 'right to be heard'. It highlights the importance of people’s voices and their participation in shaping policies for good governance.
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