‘WHERE DOCUMENTATION BECOMES INTERVENTION AND DEMAND FOR DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE AND GOOD GOVERNANCE LEADS RESEARCH-BASED ACTION.’

10000
Barefoot Researchers trained
1000000
People reached
400
Communities engaged MMR

PROJECTS

Current Project

Partner: Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative   Key Words: 73rd Amendment, Local Democracy, Last Mile Governance and E-Governance (Digital Literacy), Women’s leadership through SHG, livelihood   Context: In the current information age, Internet, with its enabling, facilitating and wealth creating potential, it has become a powerful enabler to enhance the quality of life by brining equity in many spheres. The key barriers to digital inclusion are lack of affordable access ,…

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Past Project

October 2015 to September 2018 Supported by Azim Premaji Philanthropic Initiative    In the current information age, Internet, with its enabling, facilitating and wealth creating potential, it has become a powerful enabler to enhance the quality of life by brining equity in many spheres. The key barriers to digital inclusion are lack of affordable access , poor  quality or absent last mile infrastructure, lack of digital literacy, and lack of…

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Past Project

Ford Foundation Palghar was carved out of Thane district and  was recently minted (August 2014)  as a tribal district in state of Maharashtra that is located  about 120-140 KMs north of Mumbai city along the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway.  Skirted by Gujrat on the north and northwest  and Nasik and Thane on North East and Northwest, Palghar is home to landowners belonging to Agri and Kunabi ethnicity (OBC) and tribal (Adivasi)* who…

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PARTNERS

LOCAL PARTNERS
Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives, Indian Institute of Bombay, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM),
Urban Development Research Institute (UDRI)
GLOBAL PARTNERS
BMW–Guggenheim Foundation, The Ford Foundation, University of California-Berkeley