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eSLA Monitoring System for time bound public service delivery
Apr 09, 2013 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.
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India plans satellite mapping to monitor slums
Feb 15, 2010 The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation will introduce satellite mapping to help governments discover new slums and prevent their illegal spread. It will employ the geographical information system to make effective analysis on slum communities, providing them sanitation and other amenities, and relocating them to suitable areas.
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India gets a solar desalination system
Apr 09, 2010 The Bhabha Atomic Research Cenre in Mumbai has developed a solar energy based desalination system. It is a community level Reverse Osmosis unit which will cater to the drinking and cooking requirements of 3-4 families and addressing issues related to the adverse impacts of climate change.
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Nepal: Sparse teledensity needs attention
May 25, 2010 Nepal's total teledensity which stands at near about 27 per cent is the lowest in South Asia. In absence of any drastic change, it will fall short of meeting the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) targeted at increasing countrys’ tele penetration.
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Conclave on clean technology
Aug 30, 2011 A two day conclave will be held on clean technologies, taking into perspective India's role in green businesses, in New Delhi on October 14, 2011.
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Meltdown melts clean tech investment
May 12, 2009 It does not augur well for the UN climate change conference to be held later this year in Copenhagen that the clean energy projects around the world have taken a backseat. According to a UK-based think tank, investments in wind, solar and other renewable energy projects don’t look very promising.
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India's disabled face mobility challenges
May 28, 2009 While technology in locomotion and mobility for the disabled has taken great strides worldwide, India continues to use antiquated tricycles and wheelchairs. Designing user-friendly appliances would ameliorate their conditions.
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Farmers to get online advice on fertilizer use
Aug 14, 2012 Farmers can now get online information on the amount of fertilizers that they must apply to a particular kind of soil and crop. This will help them overcome the problem of over-use of fertilizer that is eroding soil health.
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Carbon capture is attractive, but is it viable?
Sep 19, 2011 TIME magazine’s environment and energy correspondent Bryan Walsh reveals the extent to which the world economy relies on carbon-intensive coal for energy and argues against the use of Carbon Capture and Storage technology.
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Web portal for enhancing people's participation in MP
Apr 09, 2013 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.
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SMS technology helps farmers in marketing
Apr 02, 2013 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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Leveraging simple technology for financial inclusion
Apr 04, 2013 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.
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Aarogyam: ICT-based digital health mapping programme
Apr 08, 2013 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.
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Nemmadi - Rural telecentre project in Karnataka
Apr 08, 2013 Nemmadi telecentre project is a public-private partnership model that has contributed immensely to enhance the delivery of all e-governance services in the state of Karnataka and also in promoting effective governance using ICT as a tool.
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Yantradoot: A farm mechanisation initiative in Madhya Pradesh
Apr 01, 2013 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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Hospital Management Information System (HMIS), Gujarat
Apr 02, 2013 The Government of Gujarat (GoG) launched the Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) in 2006 for streamlining the day to day operations and enabling real-time monitoring of government hospitals across the state.
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AIIMS Prepaid Cash Card Seva enhances healthcare access
Apr 03, 2013 The Prepaid Cash Card Seva in Cardiothoracic and Neurosciences Centre, AIIMS is a unique innovation which integrates technology with social welfare. It provides the patients with a one stop window for paying fee charges of all services.
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E-Health Point: Transformation of rural health care
Apr 04, 2013 E-Health Points (EHPs) are units that provide rural and peri-urban households across five districts of Punjab with access to clean drinking water, medicines, diagnostic tools, and facilities for efficient and timely healthcare.
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Transparent Chennai: Maps, Data and Insights on urban spaces
Apr 10, 2013 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.
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‘Countries like India key to sustainable development’
Jul 09, 2012 According to science journalist David Dickson, Rio +20 summit held in Brazil, has made it clear that the key to global sustainable development does not lie in the logical arguments coming from proponents in the developed world, including its scientific communities, however passionately they are delivered. Instead, it is the political leadership of the developing countries which will drive the world towards global sustainable development, he writes.
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"Financial inclusion is a channel that helps get people into the financial mainstream, connecting them with opportunity"
Jul 12, 2012 Being one of the leaders in the electronic money market, for MasterCard, financial inclusion through entrepreneurship is the best way to help the under-privileged. Patricia Devereux, Group Head, Corporate Philanthropy and Citizenship for MasterCard Worldwide, talks to OneWorld South Asia about MasterCard's Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives and philosophy.
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Social media set for a bigger role in humanitarian assistance
Jul 18, 2012 According to Raymond Palatino, a member of The Philippines House of Representatives and the South Asia editor for Global Voices, while mainstream media often reported on the news of a disaster, citizen journalists were able to provide valuable background information that could impact humanitarian policy. "Reporting a disaster or an emergency is as critical as reporting the events leading to it. How did people react just before it happened and so on," Palatino said.
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Portal to provide housing solutions to rural India
Jul 17, 2012 Constructing a house in rural India might have become a tad easier. IIT-Delhi along with the Ministry of Rural Development launched the Rural Housing Knowledge Network portal on Monday for sharing of information between various stakeholders on rural housing.
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Nepal’s farmers not gaining from research: experts
Aug 09, 2012 Farmers in Nepal are not benefiting from agricultural research, policy experts have warned. Agriculture contributes up to 35 per cent of Nepal’s national wealth or gross domestic product (GDP), and supports the livelihood of over 60 per cent of its largely rural people, but farming research receives little attention.
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Automated driving test track introduced in Karnataka
Apr 17, 2013 In Karnataka, the Department of Transport has implemented a technological solution to curb corruption in issuance of driving licences
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Market for disability products in India pegged at Rs 4,500 cr
Feb 20, 2014 There has been little attention to exploiting technological advances to assist the disabled in India.
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Combating climate change with ICTs
Mar 02, 2009 Produced by OneWorld South Asia, Fixing the Climate with ICTs summarises the e-discussions of the Global Knowledge Partnership’s virtual forum held last year. This advocacy guide captures the role of ICT in creating knowledge partnerships and networks to adapt to and mitigate climate change effects.
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Mobile technology for global health
Mar 09, 2009 mHealth for Development, published by Vodafone and United Nations Foundations, surveys the benefits of mobile technology to improve healthcare. Highlighting various projects from across the world, the report says that mHealth is creating new pathways for sharing health-related information in the remotest and resource-poor environments.
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Enriching community media
Mar 27, 2009 Internews has released a new guide: The business of changing lives. It focuses on the growing popularity of citizen journalism and integration of technologies in community media. The publication also talks of its role in meeting the MDGs.
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Interactive media for effective communication
Apr 27, 2009 Come on In. The Water‘s Fine published by Brotherton Strategies explores the opportunities and challenges presented by new interactive media tools under Web 2.0 technology. The report seeks to help organisations in reaching out to a wider audience to drive their grantmaking.
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