Leveraging technology to provide reliable and timely information on Public Distribution System

The e-PDS portal (http://pdsportal.nic.in/main.aspx) of India, owned by Department of Food & Public Distribution, was conceived, developed and designed by National Informatics Centre (NIC) and was launched in October 2012 to act as a platform for providing all PDS related information in a standardized format at a central platform. The portal has been developed under Read More …

Leveraging ICT to build a transparent and accountable public service environment

A look at key legislations, like the Right to Information, Right to Education and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee, passed in India over the last decade indicates a shift towards the adoption of a rights based approach in governance. A crucial recent legislation in this direction is the Right to Service (RTS) Act being Read More …

Partnering for Rural Prosperity

Under the tagline of Partnering for Rural Prosperity, OneWorld Foundation India has partnered with Shri Jagdamba Samiti to organise two conferences of about 200 people each and four roundtables of about 50 people each to promote smart agriculture. Supported by StichtingHet Groene Woudt and Fresh Food Technology from the Netherlands, the knowledge events focussed on Read More …