Library Project

  We are working to create the “Brahmapur Children’s Library” concept in collaboration with Jagannath Jogadham organization at Berhampur, Odisha. You can help us procure books for this non-profit, public library.   http://blog.prathambooks.org/ http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists/ncb http://www.reading.org/resources/booklists/childrenschoices.aspx http://www.scholastic.com/resources/collection/childrens-book-award-winners-for-2012/ A brief site visit report on a library we are trying to build up Read more…

Greening the Lights

Illumination efficiency of fuel-based lights (such as kerosene lanterns) has been observed to be >100 times lower than the solid-state WLED lights. It’s estimated that fuel-based lighting is responsible for annual energy consumption of 77 billion liters of fuel worldwide at a cost of $38 billion/year or $77 per household. Read more…

Computing for the Masses

India is the second fastest growing major economy in the world, with a GDP growth rate of 8.1% at the end of the first quarter of 2005–2006. The primary contributor of the growth has been the rapidly growing software sector: revenues from the information technology industry reached a turnover of Read more…