Small-scale mushroom cultivation

Mushroom Development Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation in Assam, supports small-scale farmers to cultivate, produce and market mushroom as a livelihood opportunity.   Despite agriculture being the mainstay of majority of the population, farmers in the north-east region remain the most exploited in the entire workforce. Lack of access to the organised market combined with the Read More …

Effective waste monitoring mechanism

Off-Site Real-Time Monitoring system, implemented by Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, leverages ICT to streamline waste collection, monitor on a regular basis and update data online.   The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has launched an Offsite Real-Time Monitoring system that leverages Information and Communication Technologies to streamline and monitor progress of waste management. The GPRS technology Read More …

Efficient solution for urban mobility

The Ahmedabad BRTS- or Janmarg- is aimed at enhancing efficiency in public transport system in order to provide a solution to increasing congestion and air pollution in the city.   Ahmedabad has a well established public transport system- the Ahmedabad Municipal Transport System (AMTS)- since 1945. Owing to resource and operational inefficiencies, public transport usage Read More …