Monthly Archives: March 2014

PSI Toilet Prototypes in Bihar

A CKS team is in Bihar visiting PSI trying to see how Design and Innovation approaches can accelerate toilet adoption.

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Delhi Makers Meet

On the 4th of March, we hosted the first ever Delhi Makers meet at the Vihara Innovation Campus. The meet brought together a group of people interested in various forms of making – 3d printing, diy electronics, paper making, pottery, … Continue reading

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DP5 in Shots

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People at DP5!

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Breakouts Converge: A Live Account of Public Presentations

5:19 pm: Aditya starts the session wherein the thought leaders and decision makers critique and review public presentations made by each of the breakout sessions. An open dialogue ensues.

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Are we ready for Social Innovation Exchange-India? Tracking the progress of Working Group-I

The Social Innovation Exchange is a global organization with several regional hubs, such as SIX Asian in Hong Kong. What if there were to be a SIX India? What would be its mandate? What activities and goals should it pursue? … Continue reading

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Outlining an Ecosystem for Civic Innovation

How do a group of designers, entrepreneurs, development sector professionals and policy specialists attempt to define the organizational structure of a Civic Innovation Lab? What existing models do they follow? How do they begin to attribute structure to the concept … Continue reading

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Configuring the Constitution of Civic Innovation Lab

The session piloted by Namit Arora, looked at the operational side of the Lab and find answers to questions like- What should the lab do? What should be the seven core activities of the Lab? What is the right organizational … Continue reading

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Civic Innovation: Three Steps for a Safe and Convenient Public Transport System

A sustainable transport system must meet the needs of commuters. However, the state of urban transport currently seems to suggest a different reality. The structure of transportation in most Indian metropolitan cities is rapidly failing because of the increasing travel … Continue reading

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Humanizing the Urban Waste Disposal Cycle

Overflowing garbage on the road sides, en number of unofficial dumps, no ownership of waste, absence of an end to end system, no segregation of waste, not knowing who deal with one’s waste and the social stigma attached to the … Continue reading

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