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 16, 2013 03:17 PM
This practice termed as Community Led Total Sanitation Campaign (CLTS) addresses the problem of sanitation in rural areas of Bhiwani district in Haryana.
[Rural development] [Haryana] [Sanitation] [India] [South Asia]
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 12:50 PM The Hunger And Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI), launched in April 2013, ranks governments on their political commitment to tackling hunger and under-nutrition.
Apr 12, 2013 11:15 AM
Digital Green combines technology and social organization to improve cost-effectiveness and broaden the community participation of existing agricultural extension systems.
[Agriculture] [South Asia] [Technology] [India]
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]
Apr 10, 2013 07:00 PM
Transparent Chennai seeks to create access to urban spaces for the marginalised sections of the urban population. It empowers citizens with online interactive information about their city, including critical public services.
[Chennai] [South Asia] [Technology] [India]
Apr 10, 2013 05:20 PM
Madhya Pradesh Forest Department has utilised ICT initiatives to monitor its key activities in real time, both spatial and temporal, and to disseminate information to all stakeholders in an easy and visualised manner for facilitating social audits.
[Madhya Pradesh] [South Asia] [India] [ICT]
Apr 10, 2013 03:00 PM
Focusing on the restructuring of the auto rickshaw sector, EMBARQ (Centre for Sustainable Transport) conducted a comprehensive study to identify the most pertinent issues at hand.
[India] [Autorickshaw] [South Asia] [Gujarat]
Apr 10, 2013 12:00 PM
Water for People launched the Arsenic Mitigation Programme to remove arsenic from drinking water in West Bengal by employing local resources and partnerships.
[India] [West Bengal] [Water sanitation] [South Asia]