Social Innovation Forum

Past Winners

Winners 2013

1. ICT Led Social Innovation by a Government Body


"SAKSHAM" - Scholarship management system, National Informatics Centre, Lucknow


'Saksham' or eScholarship is an IT based initiative for electronic transfer of scholarships directly to the bank account of beneficiaries.



2. ICT Led Social Innovation by a Corporate (CSR or Responsible Business)


YES Money Domestic Remittance Service,YES Bank


Migrant workers in cities waste precious time, often a full working day, standing in long queues to send money home. YES MONEY is about offering convenient domestic remittance service to the masses.



3. ICT Led Social Innovation by a Social Enterprise


Winner - Okekey, Eko India Financial Services Pvt Ltd


A secure mobile phone based mechanism of transacting that only requires the user to be number literate, made the security as foolproof as possible and still do it extremely cheaply.


Certificate of Appreciation: Education Micro Clouds,Zaya (Formerly Teach a Class)


NomadEDU is an all-inclusive education wireless Micro-cloud that contains a vast repository of education content and a tool that classrooms need.



4. ICT Led Social Innovation by a Not for Profit Organization


Certificate of Appreciation: Homelink, Don Bosco Forum for Young at Risk


Homelink Network System is an online comprehensive Child Tracking System for effective data management, monitoring and reporting of care, protection and development of children.



5. ICT Led Social Innovation by an Individual or Group


Winner - "Stipator", Anuj Jain, Ratnesh Desai, Richa Yadav and Sivaraman Krishnan


A mobile app that lets a commuter be tracked while on the road, posting the location details at regular intervals on popular social networks which helps the commuter’s family keep track.


Certificate of Appreciation: Mango Reader, Jagdish Repaswal


A platform to express and share knowledge, collaborate on creating and distributing interactive content and use existing and new content from various sources for curation to better organize and develop it.



6. CT Led Social Innovation by a Multi Stakeholder Partnership


"Livelihood 360", Concept Waves Software Solutions & Naandi Foundation


Livelihoods 360 is a comprehensive produce management technology solution designed to be universally accessible using a basic J2ME mobile (costing $20).



7. ICT Led Social Innovation Concept by a Student


The D Labs", Devesh Kumar, Deepali Sinha, Amit Kumar Sharma and Abhishek Kumar, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (Deoghar Campus)


A software + eye tracking hardware combination that maps everything that a child is doing, whether he’s moving his hand or writing a sentence.



8. UNICEF Special Recognition Award – 'Innovation for Children'


IVRS based daily monitoring system, Mid-Day meal authority, UP


The IVRS based Daily Monitoring System of Mid Day Meal Scheme in U.P. is a unique process innovation through which real time, grass root level data is collected systematically from over 1,50,000 schools spread throughout U.P. on a daily basis.




MEDIA Covarage


The Financial Express – Online edition - NASSCOM Awards: Technology for Social Good – 6 Feb, 2013
Articles on winning innovations at NSIH 2013, by Your Story, media partners for NSIH
E Gov Reach – Online media – Saksham wins NASSCOM awards
EFYTimes – Online Media - Indian IT-BPM Industry Embraces The New Age ‘Social Thinkers’
Information Week – Online Media - NASSCOM Foundation announces winners of Social Innovation Honours 2013

NSIH 2013 Winners in the news


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