Social Innovation Forum

Past Winners

1. Social Innovation by a Social Enterprise


"SimplEye" - Kriyate Design Solutions Pvt. Ltd


SimplEye is a solution that allows for simple and complete access to smartphone for visually impaired.



2. ICT led Social Innovation by a Not for Profit


Knowledge management of Small and Marginal Farmers through ODL Systems,Vidiyal


Vidiyal has developed an Open Distance Learning System that delivers information on livestock management using voice mails through mobile phones with the aim of empowering rural women.



3. ICT Led Social Innovation by a Corporate- Responsible Business


V 101 Housekeeping and F&B, The Lemon Tree Hotel Company


Lemon Tree has created a visual and sign language dictionary of technical words in the hospitality industry for employees who are persons with disability.



4. ICT Led Social Innovation by a Students, Individuals or Groups


"SOS Device" - Piyush Aggarwal, IIT Delhi.


An SMS based SOS device for women and children in distress.



5. ICT Led Social Innovation receiving a Catalytic Grant


SkillTrain, SkillTrain Training and Consultancy India Pvt. Ltd


SkillTrain is a social enterprise that leverages mobile technology to deliver quality vocational training to rural youth.


iGest, Enability Technologies


iGest is a kinematic sensor based system that captures gestures of children with cerebral palsy and converts them into a dictionary of sentences.


Kinect based applications for individuals with special needs, Tamana


The NGO Tamana, developed two Kinect games based applications aimed at improving the motor coordination, joint attention and cognitive skills of children and individuals with autism.



6. Certificate of Appreciation


Peace Mapping Solution, Sabrang Trust


Sabrang Trust has developed a peace mapping solution that maps build- up of violence and enables preventive action.


Mobile Early Detection and Prevention of Oral Cancer (mEDPOC), Biocon Foundation


A CSR initative, Biocon Foundation has instituted ‘Mobile Early Detection and Prevention of Oral Cancer’ (Medpoc), a mobile based management platform for cancer screening and surveillance.


"Solar Prahari" – ANDON System, Frontier Markets Consulting Pvt. Ltd.


Frontier Markets Consulting a social enterprise has developed Solar Parhari ANDON System a centralized monitoring system for all solar installation units to prevent energy theft in rural areas.


"EasyGas" – District Administration Kanpur Nagar.


EasyGas is a software solution that enables the online allocation of gas LPG cylinders to citizens in an automatic and free manner.