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C-DAC’s new app helps survey malaria prevalence

The Times of India reports that Pune’s Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has developed a new app, called the Mobile-based Surveillance Quest using IT (Mosquit), which can be used by accredited social health activists (ASHAs) in villages to … Continue reading

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COEP’s Bhau Institute to encourage student-entrepreneurs to solve social problems

The Bhau Institute of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, setup in COEP by alumni (including Narendra Kale of Kale Consultants) runs an yearly program called Ignited Innovators of India (I2I) where students are encouraged to come up with innovative ideas for … Continue reading

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Visually Impaired students pass HSC with help of Pune-based NGO Niwant

Twenty visually challenged students from the Niwant Andh Mukta Vikasalaya passed their HSC examinations, with 10 students scoring a first class, reports DNA And excerpt from the DNA article: One student, Mangesh Raktate, who scored 51% in his HSC exams … Continue reading

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POCC Meet on Rohan Dighe’s story (SocialWebFactory / DealTadka) – May 7

Santosh Dawara writes: Rohan is an entrepreneur and Founder, CEO at Social Web Factory for over 3 years now. I met Rohan first in 2007 when he had just turned 22 years of age. It was impossible to miss the … Continue reading

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