Activities on Mobile Vaani

‘Suno Suno’ campaign

24 Nov. 2012 – In collaboration with media partner Prabhat Khabar, Jharkhand’s leading Hindi daily, Gram Vaani this week launched the ‘Suno Suno’ campaign, which allows two way interaction between newspaper readers and mobile radio listeners. In the first interaction,…

Jharkhand Mobile Vaani

Jharkhand Mobile Vaani is the flagship deployment of our Mobile Vaani platform. JMV enables robust 2 way community interactions and information sharing with no specialized hardware required by users beyond a simple phone. In a short while, the service has…

Suno Suno! Jharkhand Media is listening

Mobile Vaani partner Panchayat Nama, the weekly supplement to Prabhat Khabar newspaper asked a few questions to Mobile Vaani listeners in Jharkhand. The paper is the widest circulated in Jharkhand, and the supplement is the only one tailored to local…

Water conservation campaign

As part of the ‘Suno Suno’ campaign with Prabhat Khabar, we completed an information campaign on water conservation run on our Jharkhand Mobile Vaani network. Over 20 stories on water conservation projects, lapses in running them, and success stories worthy…

Impacts from Jharkhand Mobile Vaani

Jharkhand Mobile Vaani has enabled citizens to share local issues, and others to take up these issues with the relevant development authorities so that they are resolved quickly. So far, there have been 53 reported issues resolved through the platform,…

Discussion on para-teachers strike in Jharkhand

A very active discussion was moderated on Jharkhand Mobile Vaani, on the para-teachers’ strike. Children, parents, the teachers themselves, and the administrators gave their respective viewpoints. This helped assess a complete picture of the issues of various people with reasons…

Vodafone mBillionth Award 2012

Vodafone mBillionth Award 2012

Jharkhand Mobile Vaani wins the mBillionth award 2012! This award is another milestone for the service as we look to expand and improve how it works. See the video announcement and Aaditeshwar’s interview

Mericity: Mobile Communication and Grievance Redressal

What happens when citizens can monitor and provide feedback to local government in real time? With our mericity.in project project we attempted to answer this question. fullcircle for development was configured to provide real time inputs on waste disposal from…

Voice Surveys Helping the Women of UP Weigh In

Through our involvement in the UNDP-Video Volunteers Saksham initiative, we were able to see the impact of our vSurvey tool. A survey phoneline running in Bhojpuri took inputs directly from the women of Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi district on how their…

Ring-in for rural change, toll free

One of the very first JMR coverage in newspapers. Original here Ring in for rural change, toll-free SANTOSH K. KIRO Ranchi, July 20: It’s a helpline that might have been a lifeline for people like slain MGNREGS activist Niyamat Ansari….