Designing for equality - The model village project

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by gayatri rao on Friday, January 23, 2015

Section
Design

Session type
Debate

Technical level
Intermediate

Objective

Designing a model village which promotes sustainable development through
a) Investment in infrastructure (health, education, water and sanitation etc)
b) Creating sustainable livelihoods
by addressing the socio-cultural challenges through design of services and building awareness among people.

Description

The session brings out the challenges faced in the rural context and how innovative design coupled with technology can enable access to all for health, education and sanitation.

Speaker bio

I am currently working with HAS Universal solutions. HAS is a start-up venture rendering specialized Advisory Services to the Healthcare, Agribusiness and SMEs focused on the underserved areas of North East of India.