Social Innovation Forum

NSIF 2016 Winners

  • Primary and Secondary Education- Mphasis Education Honours

    • 1. Supporting Improved Community Accountability


      CfBT Education Services


      A mobile based pictorial school score card that enables illiterate mothers to score local government schools on key performance indicators.



    • 2. Digi- Teach


      Humana People to People India (HPPI)


      A ‘digi-Teach’, is an innovative courseware framework designed for training of primary school teachers.



    • 3. Educate Girls Mobile Application


      Educate Girls


      Educate Girls has developed mobile applications that monitor field staff and provide visibility at the school level on learning outcome improvements.



    • 4. vChalk


      vChalk Education Pvt Ltd


      vChalk has developed a software platform aimed at tracking the progress and performance of students, as part of a larger school remedial program.



  • Skills and Employability- Genpact Reach Higher Honours


    • 1. Accessible Technology for Skilling and Livelihood of Differently Abled


      Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled


      Samarthanam provides vocational training and placement to disabled youth from disadvantaged settings and enabling them to live independently.



    • 2. Bringing employment and employability opportunities to fresher from Tier 2 & Tier 3 college


      Rankskills Knowledge International Pvt Ltd


      An online platform to connect graduates from Tier 2 - Tier 3 educational institutes to Start-Ups and SMEs.



  • Accessibility

    • 1. BrailleMe




      A low cost electronic refreshable braille reader for the visually impaired.



  • Health

    • 1. A novel device and system to screen newborns for hearing loss in resource poor settings


      Sohum Innovation Labs India Pvt Ltd


      Sohum Innovation Labs has developed a low cost device and system to screen and diagnose infants with hearing impairments at an early stage using brainstem auditory evoked response.



  • Women’s Empowerment

    • 1. Menstrual Hygiene Project


      Sukhibava Healthcare Solutions Pvt Ltd


      Sukhibhava has created a cloud based mobile solution to educate underserved women on the importance of menstrual hygiene.



  • Other Social Issues

    • 1. Mobile Vaani: A voice based social media for the underserved population,


      Onion Dev Technologies Pvt Ltd


      ‘Mobile Vaani’ is a voice based social media platform that enables knowledge sharing in underserved communities on relevant topics.



  • Youth Innovators

    • 1. Haqdarshak, P.R Ganapathy,


      Aniket Doeger and Mayank Garg


      ‘Haqdarshak’ is a mobile based solution that allows citizens to successfully search and avail of relevant Government schemes.