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This Mumbai-based start-up's technique can even predict your area's water requirement. Here's how

They use IoT technology to create a solid water distribution schedule which helps in mapping valves and pumps to specific areas and can even predict water requirement!

Published on 26th August 2019
Dr Ramanjaneyulu

Agriculture is in a serious crisis and all of us are equally responsible: Dr Ramanjaneyulu GV, Centre for Sustainable Agriculture

Professor Ramanjaneyulu is currently working on public policy issues impacting food systems and farmers' livelihoods and a framework to ensure income security for them

Published on 13th August 2019
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This Madurai-based doctor couple quit their cushy private jobs to fight heart disease in rural India

The Little Moppet Foundation, which has helped over 200 children get free heart surgeries, also conducts monthly awareness programmes in remote towns across Tamil Nadu 

Published on 17th July 2019
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Union Budget 2019: 2 crore rural Indians are digitally literate under the Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, says FM

The Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan aims at imparting digital literacy to citizens in rural areas free of cost  

Published on 5th July 2019
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#GirishKarnad: Here are five of Girish Karnad's works that you should check out now

Girish Karnad was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974 and the Padma Bhushan in 1992. Considered a gifted litterateur, he was also awarded the Jnanpith award in 1998

Published on 10th June 2019
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This online live learning platform started by IIM Calcutta researchers is providing quality education to kids in rural West Bengal

NexConnect Ventures Private Limited, established on February 17, 2017, seeks to be a social business working at the bottom of the pyramid with rural underserved people

Published on 28th May 2019
Abhishek Swain

Watching this Odia director's black-and-white film, Life Drop, will change the way you use water every day

Young filmmaker Abhishek Swain's short film Life Drop is certainly raking in good reviews and accolades

Published on 10th April 2019
Aditi Prasad

Why Robotix girl Aditi Prasad believes that every girl can be a kickass coder

Aditi Prasad, who heads up Chennai-based Robotix Learning Solutions, talks about how she got girls to code without gender bias and barriers, ahead of her TED Talk

Published on 28th March 2019
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It will take India 87 years to have basic amenities in schools, RTE compliance, says report

Following U-DISE data the study goes on to say that India is far from being able to provide secondary education to all because there is a severe shortage of school infrastructure

Published on 13th March 2019
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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's learning app wins $125,000 prize in US-based XPRIZE Adult Literacy Competition

Amrita Learning App was awarded $125,000 after a 12-month study of low-literate adults in the US showed significant gains in reading skills for all learners through the app

Published on 22nd February 2019
Buzz India

This is how Buzz India's Uthara Narayanan is helping women in rural India learn financial planning

Buzz India's Self Shakti Program, a classroom-on-wheels for women at the base of the pyramid in rural communities, is unique

Published on 25th February 2019
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How experienced experts at Dirty Feet have been giving urban kids a crash course in understanding rural India

Dirty Feet conducts trips for young children, taking them across rural Telangana to expose them to the lifestyle and craftsmanship of rural folk. This leaves students in complete awe

Published on 6th February 2019
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This IITM start-up is lighting up villages in remote corners of the country

Cygni Energy, an IITM incubated company, is installing solar units in the foreboding terrains of Manipur, Assam, Meghalaya, Jammu & Kashmir

Published on 16th January 2019
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This Ahmedabad duo is making Social Sciences more attractive with their initiative Virasat-E-Hind Foundation

Jitu Mishra visited remote parts of rural India to understand the people and their culture

Published on 11th January 2019
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This planetarium on wheels is bringing space down to Earth for South India's rural kids

A planetarium on wheels — that's not something you hear too often, is it? We talk to the team behind this initiative that's bringing space down to Earth for South India's rural kids 

Published on 27th December 2018

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