India 700k Project

Posted by in Asha for Eduction, Index, India/Kerala, Society

Objective: Bring rural development work done by Govt, NGO programs, individuals onto the same page by building an integrated webpage for every village, leaving no village behind

What is new?

  • 12/30 – Irlad village details added. Added several web-based administrative functions including rich-text editing.
  • 12/27 – Asha Colorado considering approval of Asha Honor Academy Fellowship for Harsha, Sathyapriya; Raj Rajaram from IDCA has come forward to support Harsha’s honorarium
  • 12/27 – Irlad village overview added. (Data from Harsha, Asha Mumbai)
  • 10/15 – Post Tsunami survey data added. (Data from Sathyapriya et al, Asha Honor)
  • 10/15 – Tamil Nadu population data added.
  • 9/24 – Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh population data added.
  • 9/22 – Andhra Pradesh population data added.
  • 9/22 – Admin interface to create datasets and add data is ready for testing.

What’s coming

(i) Structuring the data for Analytics Drive same look and feel across village pages Define Common vs Unique variables Define Must-have vs optional fields Must have Village priorities list – as ratified in townhall/panchayat meetings Get govt’s plan for the village Get plan of other NGOs working in the village Define Numeric, Y/N, Text, Pics, Sound, Video fields

required (ii) Build Model Village Pages Complete Maharasthra & Tamilnadu beta village pages by Jan 30th Add Sehgal foundation village pages (iii) Complete Analytics first pass What intelligence does the data offer? (iv) Present model at IDCA (India Development Coalition of America) conference in Chicago, June 2006 (v) Document feedback from villages How they have benefited from their village pages

What you can do Join the action

  • Work with us to get your village’s data and page up
  • Help with the website (PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS)