Author: Swaniti Superuser

Global Conversation on Critical Minerals

Background Countries are rapidly moving to secure a critical minerals value chain which includes exploring uncharted territories and mining endeavors to uncover the full extent of their mineral resources, we need to focus on societal growth. Therefore, it’s critical that these efforts follow an inclusive approach that not only cultivates societal buy-in and trust of […]

Digitizing Government Offices for Improving Execution: Notes from Rampur village

The current government has launched a variety of schemes for the development of poor and rural communities. An expansive marketing strategy based on an adroit usage of social media has made the common man aware of these schemes. While every government frames policies after serious contemplation, the real challenge lies in their implementation. An increase […]

Angular 2: Reading the language of our times

I had been itching to learn a new computing language for quite some time, when a friend told me about Angular 2. I was aware of Angular’s existence for it has been universally praised, and more and more websites were choosing it as their front end language. Even Google has dedicated a team specifically for […]

Breaking the waiting game: Technological tools for increasing access

Delay is a constant road block to development in India. It plagues almost every area of the life of a common man – whether it be getting permits, licenses, justice in courts and so on, and also impacts administration, governance and the effective implementation of development programmes. We, in India, have become used to waiting. […]

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY): Bridging the perception gap

SAGY is an initiative by the Central Government of India in which honourable Members of Parliament adopt a Gram Panchayat and develop it into a model village or “Adarsh Gram.” As a SPARC (Supporting Parliamentarians in Analysis and Research in Constituency) Associate to honourable Member of Parliament Mr. Anurag Thakur from the parliamentary constituency of […]

DISHA- Putting Development on the right track

Do you remember the character Mushaddi Lal portrayed by the critically acclaimed actor Pankaj Kapoor in the famous TV series ‘Office Office’? The series took a dig at how government officials work and how projects and grievances of citizens keep moving around from one department to another via files. Having gone through similar experiences at […]

Dabbling with Data : Healthcare in Rajasthan

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Dabbling with Data : Healthcare in Rajasthan Only in an alternate universe would one have thought of Indian governmental institutions as lean business enterprises underpinned by interoperable information systems and robust business processes. However, the times are changing. The inexorable march of data and technology has transformed […]

Thinking Out Loud – Working with an MP

This is the season of weddings in Tamil Nadu, the time of the year when I meet my long-lost relatives and face their curiosity of what’s happening in my life. The most awkward moment in these interactions at family functions right now is to explain my job to my relatives. Usually, I start off by […]

Taking on the Development Challenge

Working for social impact, was an unfulfilled goal that I hoped I’d be able to do something about before I turned 30. Fortunately, it happened at 26. In November last year, when I got the opportunity to work with Swaniti Initiative, an organization working towards making the government administration more robust, I jumped at it.  […]