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Useful e-links related to 'Design for Development' in India

  



International Resources

 Indian Resources:  

 Industry
       Artisans
       NGO's
      
Designers
       Technical Firms




 ICT Groups
     Bytes for All
     CSDMS - ICT initiatives
     TeNeT Group at IIT
         Madras
     Interfaces for All at IIT
         Bombay

     Impute
    


D'source

- resources on design in India - courses, examples, case studies, videos, etc.
 
 Organisations
      
Associations
          
InDeAs
      
Standards, IPR  

 Ministry
       Agriculture
       Agro & Rural Industry
       Rural Development










Innovation
National Innovation Foundation - guide and resource base for innovations at the grass roots level

Innovation links at Good News India


 



Writings

Business Standard writings on 'Development' in India

Preserving Traditional Skills

Rural Development - the disempowered

TARAhaat.com: Designing for Rural India

e-Chopat - Networking for Rural Transformation

Bringing IT to Rural India



e-Groups
Design India
e Governance
NID Folks
Sristi School
 Research Centres
       All Institutions
           MSSRF
           IGIDR
           CSDMS
           MSR India
           IRMA
           Morarka + more
       Museums
  MSSRF, Chennai
   . M. S. Swaminathan
     Research Foundation
   - Centre for Research on
     Sustainable Agriculture and      Rural Development

 
IGIDR, Mumbai
  . The Indira Gandhi Institute
     of Development Research
   . research on development
     from a broad inter-
     disciplinary perspective


CSDMS, Delhi
   . Centre for Science,
     Development and Media
     Studies
   . solutions with the use of
      ICT and GIS


  CSDS, Delhi
    .Centre for the Study of
     Developing Societies 
    - focus on expanding the
      discourse on development
      with reference to South
      Asia
 Design Schools
       All Schools
           IDC
           NID
           IICD
           Sristi, Bangalore
           DoD + more
       Museums
  IDC, IIT Bombay
    . 2 year Master of Design 
      (M. Des)
    . Doctoral Degrees (Ph. D)
    .  Admission through CEED +
      Entrance Examination +       Interview
 
  NID, Ahmedabad
   . 4 year Graduate Diploma
     Programme (GDPD) and
   . 2 1/2 year Post - Graduate
     Diploma Programme in
     Design (PGDPD) in Product
     and Textile Design, etc.
    . Admission through
      Entrance Examination +
      Interview

  IICD, Jaipur
   . 4 year Graduate Diploma
     Programme and
   . 2 year Post - Graduate
     Diploma Programme in
     Design in Craft Design
    . Admission through
      Entrance Examination +
      Interview 
  DCS - Sristi, Bangalore
    . 2 + 2 year Professional
      Diploma in Design for
      Community and Self

    . Admission through       Entrance Examination +       Interview
Webzines
i4D
Bytes for All
Crafts Revival
Eco. Political Weekly
e gov
Good News India
Human Scape India
India Resource Centre
India Social
India Together
Info-Change
Projects Monitor
Reporting People
Sarai
Tarahaat





NGO's
Avani - for people in Central Himalayas
Association for India's Development
Association for Rural Development and Action
    Research (ARDAR)
BAIF Development Research Foundation - Pune
Barefoot College - Social Work and Research Centre,
    Tilonia, Rajasthan
Development Alternatives - Delhi
HLL- Shakti - Bringing Interactive Services to Rural India
M.R.Morarka-GDC Rural Research Foundation - Jaipur

Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)
Council for Advancement of People's Action and
    Rural Technology
Myrada - Managing Rural Development programs in S. India
Sristi - Creativity at Grassroots level
Women's India Trust

Indian NGO's.com - Resources for NGO's


More Institutes:
Appropriate Rural Technology Institute - Phallan, Maharastra
Centre for Development Studies - Trivandrum
Center for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas
    - (CTARA) at IIT-Bombay

M.R.Morarka-GDC Rural Research Foundation - Jaipur
Rural Technology Institute, Gujarat - Gandhinagar


Organisations
 Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
 Housing Development Corporation, (HUDCO)
 Khadi and Village Industries Commission
 National Bank for Rural Development (NABARD)
 National Disaster Management
 Panning Commission
 Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment
    Council (TIFAC)


 International Resources: International Resources
International Webzines
 Business in Development
 Developments
 Global Envision
 Grassroots Online
 Renewable Energy
 SDCN - Communications


International Groups
 Architecture for Humanity
 Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability (DESIS)
 Design for the World
 Kick Start - tools to end poverty
 Millennium Village Project
 Social Design Network
 Path - sustainable, relevant solutions



People
 Amartya Sen
 Jeffry D Sacks
 Joseph E. Stiglitz

     

International Organisations
 Asian Development Bank (ADB)
 Asian Regional Information Centre (ARIC)
 Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD)
 International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 United Nations Development Organisation (UNDP)
 United Nations Millennium Project
 World Bank
 World Business Council for Sustainable Development
    (WBCSD)

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