24 x 7 Metered Water: Improving water supply in rural areas of Punjab

Aiming to maximise coverage of villages availing water supply schemes, the 24×7 Metered Water Supply initiative has successfully involved the community in planning and implementation and metering water consumption for judicious use in Punjab. The nodal department, the Department of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation (DRWSS), Government of Punjab, has also introduced a novel pull-model Read More …

Intelligent Transport System: Improving urban public transport in Mysore

Launched in 2012, the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) in Mysore has involved Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to enable smarter transport networks that help traffic management, ensure real-time control and safety besides curtailing the growth of private vehicles. In doing so, it has resulted in several benefits to the people, such as improvements in safety, Read More …

NRHM Initiatives: Improving access to healthcare through strategic incentives in Assam

Aiming to improve the healthcare scenario in Assam, the state team of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) launched some innovative programmes in 2010 to promote health-seeking behaviour among beneficiaries and improve service delivery. Morom is one such initiative that provides cash incentives to in-patients at public health facilities. A total of 117,181 patients have Read More …