Rumble-strips in the Last Mile. NGOs leveraging te...

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AI-driven initiatives may soon be overhauling the collective social initiatives in Rural India. A roundtable with Hysea CSR group and CSR leaders, academia and NGOs explored challenges and possibilities for new tech to catalyze rural transformation in key sectors. A roundtable

Raj Reddy Center: Where Technology, Innovation And...

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A thought-provoking conclave of great minds drawing from the government, industry, academia, non-profit sector and many others fittingly marked the inaugural Conference on Science and Technology at the formal unveiling of the Raj Reddy Center for Technology and Society. For

IIITH To Develop Early Oral Cancer Screening Tool

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The automated solution, arising out of a collaborative effort with Grace Cancer Foundation and BioCon Foundation, requires just a smart phone. It aims to flag abnormal oral lesions before they progress into advanced stages of cancer.  A blue-coloured bus trundles

AI to catalyze technology-driven social change in ...

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IIITH’s Raj Reddy Center for Technology and Society (RCTS) is leading the way toward a tech-savvy rural India. A think-tank is going glocal, percolating the essence of emerging technologies in public health and grassroot education, to solve societal problems at

Mapping An Industry-Academia Collab Via Tech Clust...

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A brainstorming session with various industry heads was held at IIITH recently on challenges that exist in industry-academia partnerships, and the scope of technology clusters in dealing with them. Here’s a brief summary.  Not too long ago, universities worked on

Intelligent Technology to Help India Leapfrog that...

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There’s good news in the pipeline for India’s rural healthcare system. A roundtable on ‘Technology to address the last mile in Healthcare’, hosted by IIITH’s Raj Reddy Centre for Technology & Society, grappled with challenges in the rural Medicare system