Apr 10, 2013 10:00 AM
To equitably distribute water and resolve problems of water scarcity, the local administration of Jalgaon has linked various water channels across the region. The initiative has helped to channel water for drinking and irrigation purposes.
[River linking] [Maharashtra] [Water scarcity] [South Asia] [India]
Apr 09, 2013 09:00 PM
Yuva Maitri, a gender sensitisation programme in Maharashtra uses innovative youth-friendly communication tools to promote a healthy dialogue among young men on sexuality, masculinity, patriarchy and related issues.
[Gender sensitisation] [Maharashtra] [South Asia] [India] [Gender equality]
Apr 09, 2013 08:00 PM
The Malkapur 24X7 water supply project is the first public sector initiative to ensure safe water provision to the entire town and check inequalities in water distribution.
[Water distribution] [India] [Maharashtra] [South Asia] [Public sector]
Apr 09, 2013 04:39 PM
National Cooperative Union of India (NCUI) has encouraged and empowered women to start managing a cooperative on their own, and has also started to address the issues that the poor farmers in the village were facing.
[Cooperative] [Gender Empowerment] [India] [Orissa] [Agriculture]
Apr 09, 2013 03:00 PM
The Electronic Service Level Agreement (e-SLA) monitoring system successfully leverages ICT tools to facilitate the efficient implementation of the Delhi Right of Citizen to Time Bound Delivery of Services Act, 2011.
[India] [Technology] [Delhi] [Public services]
Apr 09, 2013 12:00 PM
Ideas for CM (www.ideasforcm.in) is a web-based application through which citizens can participate in policy making by posting their ideas for good governance and development from any part of the world.
[Chief Minister] [India] [Madhya Pradesh] [Technology]
Apr 09, 2013 10:35 AM
The Government of Odisha's exclusive task force executes search and rescue operations during natural and man-made disasters in a timely and reliable manner.
[South Asia] [Odisha] [Disaster Management] [India]
Apr 08, 2013 09:00 PM
The Gender and Space project was undertaken by Partners for Urban Knowledge Action and Research (PUKAR) to identify gendered dimensions of public spaces usage by examining infrastructural setups, cultural environments and ideological terrains.
[Women] [India] [Urban planning] [Gender Empowerment] [South Asia]
Apr 08, 2013 03:00 PM
The Bihar Right to Public Services Act, 2011 aims to enable citizens to demand services from the state government and its agencies within a stipulated time frame.
[India] [Bihar] [Public services] [South Asia]
Apr 08, 2013 12:00 PM
MPOnline is a public-private partnership model that has contributed significantly in improving the delivery of public services in Madhya Pradesh and in promoting effective governance, using ICT as a tool.
[Public services] [Public-Private Partnership] [Madhya Pradesh] [India] [ICT]
Apr 08, 2013 10:06 AM
Aarogyam is a unique community-based reproductive and child health related service delivery programme based on end-to-end usage of information and communication technology tools.
[Uttar Pradesh] [India] [Technology] [Healthcare] [South Asia]
Apr 04, 2013 09:00 PM
In Ahmedabad, Gujarat, SEWA Bank has introduced a micro-pension scheme to extend old age retirement benefits to women employed in the unorganised sector.
[SEWA] [India] [Gujarat] [South Asia] [Financial inclusion]
Apr 04, 2013 06:00 PM
Punjab National Bank's ICT for the Financial Inclusion programme utilises a confluence of simple technologies to extend benefits of formal credit to the unbanked poor masses in India.
[Banking] [India] [Technology] [South Asia] [Financial inclusion]
Apr 04, 2013 03:32 PM
TARA Akshar Plus (+) is an innovative computer based functional literacy programme that trains rural women to read and write in Hindi, and carry out basic mathematical calculations.
[Women] [India] [Gender Empowerment] [Education] [South Asia]
Apr 04, 2013 10:00 AM
The Third Eye project, initiated by Gurgaon Traffic Police, utilises an innovative mobile phone application to capture images and track traffic rule violators in the city.
[Gurgaon] [Mobile technology] [South Asia] [Traffic management] [India]
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.
[Women] [Gender Equality] [South Asia] [India] [Delhi]
Apr 03, 2013 06:22 PM
Deloitte Global Center for Corporate Governance came out with a report that looks at 25 countries and their efforts at increasing the number of women in corporate boardrooms.
[Business] [Women] [Corporate governance]
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.
[Women] [Gender Empowerment] [Gujarat] [Radio] [India]
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.
[Agriculture] [Assam] [Small-scale cultivation] [Northeast] [India]
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.
[Kerala] [Decentralisation] [Governance] [Planning] [India]