Author Archives: Kartik Guleria

How do you Deploy Innovation to Serve Public Interest?

‘Why do we see government as an entity outside the innovation processes?’- was a question that Sita Shankar raised at the very start of the session. Till the time they are seen as outsiders they will remain so. For any entity … Continue reading

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Community – An integral aspect of radically improved MCH

‘…Ghar main bahun ke hotein saas kam karegi to log kya bolegein.’ (‘…What will the community say if in-spite of a daughter-in-law (DIL) the mother-in-law (MIL) does the household work’)

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Oh Father, Where are thou?

OH FATHER… WHERE ART THOU? We looked here, we looked there, But he was nowhere to be found. We went to his home We looked for him in the fields He was absent all around. Oh father where art thou? … Continue reading

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Records for Life : Crowd Sourcing of the Design of Health Information

A crowdsourcing competition may not be seen as a significant step towards addressing life changing concerns in health care but BMGF partnered with CKS and took this leap of faith to address challenges around perception and tracking of immunizations, drop-outs … 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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Decoding Governance Innovation

Innovation in governance is a modern concept which holds immense potential in bringing about the much needed paradigm shift that our polity requires. Arndt Hussar rightly describes governance as one of the most complex systems and thus a single dimensional … Continue reading

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READ-nalysis: A discussion on Early Grade Reading

Reading proficiency amongst children at an early age is an important indicator of their ability to understand and comprehend various aspects of their everyday life. Our esteemed chairperson and distinguished panelists engage in a revealing dialogue around the needs and … Continue reading

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