Solar power not only tripled the sales of this petrol pump, it is also saving the Rs 16,000-Rs 20,000 paid towards monthly electricity bills.
Knowledge-sharing WhatsApp groups across rural Indian are helping cattle rearers manage their cattle’s health and improve cultivation.
Ashwani Sihag, an agriculturalist from Haryana, has designed a mini GPS tracker that uninterruptedly tracks any person or object it is attached to.
In Haryana’s Kapadwas village, bad internet is forcing people seeking ration to climb up to the rooftop of the ration depot to verify their fingerprints.
Sixty-five families with leprosy patients in Indira Chakravarti on the outskirts of Karnal in Haryana haven’t received ration since last month.
Uttar Pradesh police are implementing Saakshi, a software that sends court summons via SMS, which will bring relief to the short-staffed department.
Sarpanch Dilip Kumar Tripathi has turned Hasuri into a smart village with public Wi-Fi, CCTV cameras, a website with GIS maps, the works.
The tables have turned in Rohtak. City residents are reporting policemen breaking the law by sending in photographs and videos via WhatsApp.
Chhattisgarh engineer Pankaj Agarwal has designed a wearable anti-fever jacket that works on the fundamentals of refrigeration. He’s working to make it commercially viable.
Teacher Pooja Singh of Government Primary Girls’ School in Dobh village of Haryana’s Rohtak district has introduced an audiovisual teaching model and shows students educational YouTube videos on her smartphone.
A digital literacy initiative, launched by IT for Change branch Prakriye, is empowering adolescent girls in Mysuru district’s Attiguppe village.
Pappu Kabeer and Ratna Das of Aaideo Talkies take a makeshift pandal along with plastic chairs to places in rural Assam where there are no auditoriums or theatres.
Firasat Ali’s innovation — a smart streetlight sensor — saved the Shahjahanpur municipal corporation in Uttar Pradesh Rs 2 lakh in 2016.
A Good Samaritan’s initiative to help the poor has been elevated to the next level since he took to Facebook to share his work with the world.
Watch the stories of Naveen from Himachal Pradesh and Gajanan from Vidarbha — both have benefitted from the communities forged by WhatsApp groups.
A FactorDaily-101Reporters story has resulted in a women-led development model from Haryana’s Bibipur village being replicated in 100 other villages in the state.
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Jyoti Rani, 36, from Rori village in Sirsa district, has panchayat samiti member Nitasha Sihag to thank for taking the …
Policemen in Durg, Chhattisgarh, are using ‘body-worn cameras’ — cameras strapped to their uniforms — for effective monitoring of traffic violations.
Pashmina artisans from Jammu and Kashmir want the government to spread the word about how these shawls are certified and also want more laboratories set up for certification.