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February 2016

Media Lab Asia participated in the event Destination North East 2016 during 12-14 February, 2016 at Pragati Maidan. The event was organized by Ministry of Development of North East Region (DoNER), Government of India. 

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September 2014

Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist had represented India on behalf of Media Lab Asia in a Workshop on 'Innovation in Information and Communication Technology and Productivity Growth: Sharing of Evidence from Service-sector Firms' at Seoul, Republic of Korea from 16-19 September 2014. He has presented a country paper and presentation on Innovative ICT models. The Workshop was organised by the Asian Productivity Organisation and implemented by Korean Productivity Centre. Total 12 Asian Countries participated in the workshop.

March 2014

Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia delivered a talk on ‘Technology Mediated Initiatives for Knowledge Delivery’ in the Policy cum Launch of Workshop on Technology Enhanced Learning in Agricultural Education at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad.


January 2014

Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia
was invited to deliver a lecture in the International Training Program on ‘IT Application for Agriculture Extension’ for the participants from ASIAN countries at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad.

November 2013

Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia delivered a Key-Note address in the inaugural session of the National Workshop on “Computational Intelligence for Agri-Informatics” at G B Pant Agricultural University, Pant Nagar.

Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist and Mr Anshul Porwal, Senior Software Developer, Media Lab Asia gave a presentation on “Interactive Information Dissemination System” at the National Workshop on “Computational Intelligence for Agri-Informatics” at G B Pant Agricultural University, Pant Nagar.

September 2013

Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia chaired a session on “Role of ICT in Decentralized Governance and Development” in the National Seminar on "Decentralized Governance and Changing Paradox of Development in Rural Areas" at Central University, Ranchi.

Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia
co-chaired a session on “Basic Service Delivery and Challenges to Development” in the National Seminar on "Decentralized Governance and Changing Paradox of Development in Rural Areas" at Central University, Ranchi.


August 2013

A training workshop on ‘Punarjjani’ was conducted on August 22, 2013 at Jeppiaar Institute of Technology, Sriperumbudur, Chennai in collaboration with Computer society of India. The workshop was attended by 123 special educators representing 39 special schools of Tamil Nadu. This brings the total no. of schools covered to 165 with around 350 special educators trained.


June 2013

Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia was invited as a panelist in the session ‘Soil Testing Process & Other Services through CSCs’ in the National Workshop on ‘CSCs: The Change Agents in Agriculture Service Delivery’ held by CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd at India International Centre, New Delhi.


July 2013

Media Lab Asia has implemented telemedicine facility at Community Health Centre (CHC), Chanderi and Distt. Hospital, Ashok Nagar (MP) under the CIIDP project dated July 01, 2013. The services of Telemedicine Operators placed under the close supervision of Chief Medical Officer CHC, Chanderi and Civil Surgeon Cum Chief Hospital Superintendent, Distt Hospital Ashoknagar.

Healthcare services under the telemedicine facility includes Data collection (EMR) of rural patients using ‘Tele Health Monitor’, Data transfer/Teleconsultation with speciality doctors and   Participation in the ‘Health Campus’  as and when organized by the local authorities.


Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia was invited as a panelist in the session ‘Designing and Delivering Innovative Services’ in  ‘CSC DIWAS’ held by CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd at India Islamic Center, New Delhi.

March 2013

Shri. V.K. Bhatia, Research Director, Media Lab Asia attended the inauguration of Media Lab Asia project "ICT in the schools of Mizoram" by Shri Lalsawta, Hon'ble School Education Minister, Govt. of Mizoram on 8th March, 2013. Media Lab Asia has supported the deployment of multimedia educational content for classes 8-12 in 150 rural schools in Mizoram in collaboration with Directorate of School Education, Govt of Mizoram.


Dr T S Anurag, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia gave a presentation on Media Lab Asia Technologies in the area of ‘ICT in Agriculture’ in the Strategy Formulation Meeting organized by IT Research Academy (ITRA) jointly with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) at NASC complex, New Delhi.


February 2013

Media Lab Asia participated in the “India-Canada International Conference on Open and Flexible Distance Learning (OFDL)” held at SNDT university, Mumbai during Feb 20-22, 2013. More than 200+ delegates from India, Canada, and UK participated in the conference. Shri. Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia demonstrated education technologies Viz. Shikshan™, Balshiksha™, e-vigyanshala™ and Ganitmitra™ through the stall at the event.

Shri. Naveen Kumar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Giridhari Kumar, Research Associate visited Jodhpur to present a lecture on Livelihood enhancement (SME and crafts) in state level workshop organized by DC handicrafts office from 20-21 Feb, 2013. The workshop was attended by various entrepreneurs, artisans, Ngo's, DC handicrafts officials.

Ms. Moumita Poddar, Junior Web Designer, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Pradeep Kinger, Junior Web Designer, Media Lab Asia visited Mumbai and imparted training on CHIC CAD Software to Matrix Solutions. Pvt. Ltd. from 19-20 Feb, 2013.

Shri Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri. Naveen Kumar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Giridhari Kumar, Research Associate, Media Lab Asia visited Farrukhabad for deployment of egalla, ERP in district administration office,  and for the deployment of CHIC CAD in 4 CSC etc.

December 2012

Shri. Naveen Kumar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia visited 9th National Summit on Digital Society "Empowering Inclusive Knowledge Society" on Monday 10th December, 2012 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi.

November 2012

Sh. V.K Bhatia, Research Director, Media Lab Asia and Sh. Satya Vir Singh, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia presented Media Lab Asia's Healthcare technology in the 8th International Telemedicine Conference – Telemedicon’12, organized by Telemedicine Society of India from 29 November 2012 to 1st December 2012 at Coimbatore.

October 2012

Shri. Naveen Kumar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia participated in the 8th Convocation cum exhibition from 28-29 bOctober, 2012 at the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai. He showcased he Media Lab Asia technologies during the event.

Shri. Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri. Naveen Kumar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri Giridhari Kumar, Ms Moumita Poddar and Shri. Pradeep Kinger visited National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) at Noida on 18 October, 2012. They demonstrated the e-Galla and CHIC CAD software to NVTI faculty and students.

July 2012

Shri. Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Sandeep Bansal, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia participated in the mBillionth Award on 21 July, 2012 at Hotel Eros, Nehru Place. They showcased the Media Lab Asia technologies there.

June 2012

Shri Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri Naveen Kumar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri Pradeep Kinger, Junior Web designer, Ms. Moumita Poddar, Junior Web designer and Shri. Giridhari Kumar, Research Associate visited Moradabad on 12-13 June, 2012. Mr. Rishikesh Patankar & Mr. Giridhari Kumar imparted training to artisans on eGalla software while Mr. Naveen Kumar, Ms. Moumita Poddar & Mr. Pradeep Kinger imparted the training to artisans on CHIC CAD software.

Shri Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri Naveen Kumar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri Pradeep Kinger, Junior Web designer, Ms. Moumita Poddar, Junior Web designer and Shri. Giridhari Kumar, Research Associate visited Meerut on 6 June, 2012. Mr. Rishikesh Patankar & Mr. Giridhari Kumar imparted training to artisans on eGalla software while Mr. Naveen Kumar, Ms. Moumita Poddar & Mr. Pradeep Kinger imparted the training to artisans on CHIC CAD software. eGalla and CHIC CAD software have also been deployed there.

May 2012

Shri. V.K. Bhatia, Research Director, Media Lab Asia, Shri. Satyavir Singh, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Saurabh Sharma, Research Associate, Media Lab Asia participated in a workshop on "Use of ICT in ICDS" on 31/05/2012 and 01/06/2012 at Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India

April 2012

Sri Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Dr.T.S.Anurag, Senior Research Scientist, Sri Sandeep Bansal, Senior Research Scientist and Sri Sumit Gupta, Research Associate participated in 5th IFIP World IT Forum (WITFOR) at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi during 16th - 18th April, 2012. The technologies/activities were also showcased in exhibition area.

March 2012

Shri. Naveen Kumar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Pradeep Kinger, Junior Web Designer, Media Lab Asia visited Varanasi from 11-15 March, 2012. They deployed the CHIC CAD software there and imparted training to the artisans there.


Mr. Vishal Mane, Senior Research Scientist,
Media Lab Asia participated in the FICCI “India – Africa S&T Ministers conference & Tech Expo” on 1st & 2nd March 2012 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The theme of the conference was ‘Grand societal challenges in key economic sectors – eHealth: deployable solutions through innovation with public private partnership’

February 2012

Mr. Saurabh Sharma, Research Associate, Media Lab Asia
visited Suresh Gyan Vihar University (SGVU), Jaipur from 17th to 19th February 2012. He deployed the Shikshan technology there which was followed by an introduction about Shikshan and interactive session with the Vice-Chancellor and a few teachers of the SGVU. On the subsequent day complete Installation of Shikshan was carried out on the university's main server and training was provided to teachers and server administrator on usage of the application.


Mr. Vishal Mane, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia
participated in 8th National Conference on ‘Medical Informatics – Improving Health through IT’ 3-5 February, 2012 at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. The theme of conference was ‘Improving Health through IT’ and focus was on ‘Electronic Health Records – A Global Perspective’ including cloud computing in public health.

January 2012

Shri. Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Saurabh Sharma, Research Associate, Media Lab Asia visited Hyderabad regarding deployment of Shikshan technology. Shikshan was deployed at following colleges

  • CMR College(Campus-Technology), Hyderabad
  • CMR College (Campus-Mgmt), Hyderabad
  • ICON college, Bibinagar, Nalgonda
  • Osmania University (OU), Dept. of Business Mgmt.
  • OU, Dept. of Commerce
  • OU, Women's college - Dept. of MBA
  • OU, Women's college - Dept. of Commerce
  • OU, Nizam's College - Dept. of MBA
  • OU, Nizam's College - Dept. of Commerce
  • OU, PG College - Dept. of Commerce
  • Commerce Dept, Badruka College, Hyderabad

December 2011

Media Lab Asia participated in India Telecom 2011 at Pragati Madan from 7-9 December, 2011. Shri Rishikesh Patankar, Shri Sandeep Bansal, Shri Sumit Gupta and Shri Saurabh Sharma showcased the capabilities and innovation of Media Lab Asia. Team had received overwhelming response from the visitors who were keenly interested to know about the latest happening in the organization

November 2011

Mr Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia & Mr. Vishal Mane, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia visited Chanderi from 31st October, 2011 to 4th November, 2011 for implementation of ICT in education module in 10 schools; 3 madarsas & deployment of Element 6 kit in Chanderi CHC under CIIDP project.

In ICT in education module establishment of micro computer lab has been done with computer hardware (2 laptops in each schools) with educational contents & tools as Balshiksha- Primary teachers resource kit, e-Vigyansaala & Ganitmitra-web based contents for XI & XII class students. Mr Naveen Kumar demonstrated the software features to students & teachers in each schools & focus on the importance for its usage.

Mr. Vishal Mane & Mr Naveen Kumar also implemented the Element 6 tele health kit in Chanderi CHC with Mr Abdul Quereshi, Healthcarre coordinator & Mr Manoj Asati, IT coordinator, Ashoknagar hospital. Element 6 kit can be used in remote villages to perform basic medical tests as NIBP, SPO2, Sugar test, Spirometry, ECG etc. EMR of patients can be created from remote locations & sent to Ashoknagar hospital for providing medical consultation from doctors. A health camp was also organized by Media Lab Asia in Government school of Chanderi to perform medical test for school students using health kit.


September 2011

Shri. Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri. T.S. Anurag, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Ms. Moumita Poddar, Junior Web Designer, Media Lab Asia visited Meerut cluster along with NIESBUD officials on 6 September, 2011. Shri Rishikesh Patankar and Shri. T.S. Anurag demonstrated the eGalla technology and Shri. Naveen Kumar and Ms. Moumita Poddar demonstrated CHIC CAD technology to center students.


June 2011

Mr Naveen Kumar
, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia & Ms Moumita Poddar, Junior Web Designer, Media Lab Asia visited Kampilya & Farrukhabad resource centre from 22-25th June, 2011 where deployment of CHIC software has been done & training is going for artisans on usage of CHIC CAD software for khaka design making. They interacted with artisans/ students who have shown interest in software training & are involved in training activities on CHIC software & resolve their queries, difficulties in design making etc. They visited some workshops in kampilya & Farrukhabad cluster & also Shamshabad cluster near kayamganj, UP & interacted with about 150+ embroidery artisans there with demonstration of CHIC CAD software.


April 2011

Shri. Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia & Shri. Sandeep Kumar Bansal, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia attended Training Programme on 'IPR procedures and management issues in ICT Domain' at Electronics Niketan New Delhi on 19th & 20th April, 2011 and One day International Conference on 'ICT-IPR Trends and Challenges in Globalised World' at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi on 21st April, 2011.

Dr T. S. Anurag, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia has delivered a talk on Innovative ICT models for Agri communities in the session ‘ICT for Common Man’ at Elitex 2011 on 5 April 2011.

March 2011

Dr. G.V. Ramaraju, MD & CEO, Media Lab Asia, Shri. V.K. Bhatia, Research Director, Media Lab Asia, Shri. T.S. Anurag, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri. Hrishikesh Singh, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri. Gaurav Sharma, Reseach Scientist, Media Lab Asia, Shri. Shambhu Kumar, Research Associate, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Vinod Raghav, Research Associate, Media Lab Asia participated in the workshop ICT in Agriculture: Gaps and Way Forward held at NIRD Hyderabad on 25th March 2011.

Shri. Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Sumit Gupta, Research Associate, Media Lab Asia visited 16 Schools in Mizoram from 8-18 March, 2011 for Impact Evalution under the project "ICT in 100 schools of Mizoram"

December 2010

Dr T S Anurag, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia has presented a talk on Priorities for ICT in Agriculture at  XVIth National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians at IASRI, New Delhi on 24 December 2010.

November 2010

Dr T S Anurag, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia attended the Centenary workshop of CABI at NASC Complex, Pusa Campus, New Delhi on 29th and 30th November 2010.

Shri. Sandeep Bansal, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Gaurav Sharma, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia attended the 7th Covention of Grameen Gyan Abhiyan on 27-28 November, 2010 at Mumbai. Media Lab Asia gave presentation on Role of Research & Development using ICT

 

Media Lab Asia participated in the "6th Annual International Conference of "THE TELEMEDICINE SOCIETY OF INDIA (Telemedicon'10)" from 14-16 November 2010 at Bhubaneswar.  Shri. Vishal Mane, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Satyavir Singh, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia were present in the conference to discuss the Healthcare IT related activities.


August 2010

Sh. Naveen Kumar, Principal Investigator, CIIDP project and Sh. Vishal Mane, Program Coordinator (Healthcare), visited Chanderi from 2-6 August, 2010 and implemented eDhanwantri telemedicine system by connecting the existing primary level public health facilities in Chanderi with specialist doctors at District Hospital, Ashoknagar (MP). The telemedicine facility centre was inaugurated on 5 August, 2010 by Dr. Siddharth, Block Medical Officer (BMO), Chanderi in presence of Dr. Abdul Qureshi, Healthcare Cordinator, Chanderi and Mr. Manoj Asati, IT Cordinator, District Hospital, Ashoknagar. Mr. Abdul Qureshi and Mr. Manoj Asati will perform healthcare activities at both ends.


 

Shri. Sandeep Bansal, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Satyavir Singh, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia participated in eIndia 2010, which was held at Hyderabad from 4-6 August, 2010. They showcased the Media Lab Asia technologies in the event.

 



March 2010

Media Lab Asia participated in the National workshop "Use of IT & new Media in Science Education" organized by World Development Foundation. Mr. Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Mr. Sandeep Bansal, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia presented a paper on Content Delivery System there.

Media Lab Asia participated in the "1st International Conference on transforming Healthcare with Information Technology". Mr. Satyavir Singh, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Mr. Vishal Mane, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia demonstrated eDhanwanthari and HMIS softwares there.

February 2010

Shri Gaurav Takkar, Scientist 'B' and Shri Vishnu Dev Tiwari, Scientist 'B'participated in Techshare 2010 conference and exhibition held on February 15-16, 2010 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. A paper on "ICT based integrated assessment tool for MR children - Punarjjani" was presented and technologies in the area of empowerment of disabled exhibited.

Shri. Satyavir Singh, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Gaurav Sharma, Research Scientist,  Media Lab Asia attended the Health Fair on 14 February, 2010 which was organized by Adarsh Niketan at Buds Paradise Public School, Sant Nagar, Buradi


Mr. Rishikesh Patankar, Sr. Research Scientist, Media Lab asia and Dr. T.S. Anurag, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia participated in the "NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2010 which was  held from 09-11 February 2010 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.

 

January 2010

Sh S.N. Goswami, MD and CEO, was invited to deliver the key note address in the  Symposium:Geospatial for Development Sector at 13th Annual International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial Information Technology and Applications which was held on 21st January,2010 at Epicentre, Apparel House, Gurgaon. Dr TS Anurag shared the views of Media Lab Asia on behalf of the MD and CEO of MLAsia.


Paper authored by Sri S.N. Goswami, MD and CEO and Sri Rishikesh  Patankar, Sr. Research Scientist titled “Content Delivery for Inclusive Education” has been selected to be published in the Conference to be held at the Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh on 7 and 8 January, 2010.


Media Lab Asia participated in Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas 2010 during January 7-9, 2010 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Sri Gaurav Takkar, Scientist 'B' and Sri Gaurav Sharma, Scientist B   participated to showcase MLAsia's technologies, products and services at the exhibition.


Shri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, visited Colombo, Srilanka regarding the Education project in Sri Lankan schools during 3-5 January, 2010.

 

December 2009

Shri Rishikesh Patankar, Sr. Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia attended the ‘eRajasthan Summit’ held at Jaipur, Rajasthan on 18 December 2009.


Shri. Sandeep Bansal, Scientist 'B', Media Lab Asia attended WSME conference conducted by Milagrow on 16th and 17th December 2009 at 'The Lalit', Connaught Place, New Delhi.


Media Lab Asia participated in the Manthan Award South Asia 2009 from December 18-19,, 2009 at NCUI Campus, opposite Sri Fort Auditorium, August Kranti Marg. Shri. Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, Shri. Satyavir Singh and Shri. Gaurav Sharma, Scientist B, participatied in the event to showcase MLAsia technologies, products and services at the exhibition.


MLAsia participated in 6th Convocation of Grameen Gyan Abhiyan event at National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi from 20-21 December 2009. Mr. Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, Mr. T.S. Anurag, Mr.Satyavir Singh and Shri. Hrishikesh Singh participatied at the event to showcase MLAsia's technologies.

 

November 2009

Shri. S.N. Goswami, MD and CEO, Media Lab Asia visited Pune in Telemedicon 2009 conference and took a session on "Contribution of Media Lab Asia in Healthcare in particular Telemedicine"


CRS at CCS HAU was inaugurated by Shri. Bhupinder Singh Hooda, CM of Haryana on 29 November, 2009. Shri. Gaurav Sharma, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia was there on the inauguration.


Sri Rishikesh Patankar, Sr. Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Shri. Gaurav Takkar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia participated in 2 day National seminar on e-Learning and e-Learning Technologies (ELELTECH INDIA 2009) held at Hyderabad during 5-6 November 2009. They showcased the Media lab Asia's initiatives in e-learning for education and special education.


The 3rd Project Review and Steering Group (PRSG) meeting for the project "Installation and Commissioning of Computerized Braille Transcription System at 40 Blind Schools throughout the country" was held on 3 November, 2009 in the WML office, Kolkata under the chairmanship of Shri. S.N. Goswami, MD and CEO, Media Lab Asia. Shri. V.K. Bhatia, Research Director, Media Lab Asia was also present in the meeting.



September 2009

Shri. Gaurav Takkar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia participated in "Sikitex 2009 - a two day IT fair and Exhibition" held on 17 and 18 September 2009 at Gangtok, Sikkim and presented Media Lab Asia technologies in the field of Empowerment of Disabled.


Shri Rishikesh Patankar, Sr. Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia attended the INET Asia Regional Conference on 17 September 2009 held at Delhi. The theme of the conference was " Towards an Enabling Internet Access Environment".

 

August 2009

Shri. S.N. Goswami, MD and CEO, Media Lab Asia, will be chairing the sessionon Digital Inclusion through telecentres: Converging old and new in eIndia 2009 on 26 August, 2009 at Hyderabad.


Media Lab Asia participated in 4th World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) in Ha Noi, Vietnam from 26 to 28 August 2009. Dr T S Anurag, Research Scientist represented Media Lab Asia as a speaker and present a paper on  e-Sagu: An IT based Personalized Agro-Advisory System and Intigrated Agri Services Programme of Media Lab Asia.

 

July 2009

Mr. Gaurav Takkar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia attended the first PRSG (Project Review and Steering Group) meeting of the project entitled Information Technology assisted Sign Language and Vocabulary Learning Software for children with Hearing and Speech impairments residing in the state of Sikkim" held on July 7, 2009 at WML (Webel Mediatronics Ltd.), Kolkata. In the meeting he apprised the honorable chairman and other members of the PRSG about the Sign Language course generated in a studio and broadcasted through Edusat based channel "Navshikhar" by Media Lab Asia under a project in collaboration with RCI (Rehabilitation Council of India). He further informed PRSG that the course has also been made available through portal "Punarbhava" (www.punarbhava.in ) setup under the same project. He also offered with permission of chair that the Sign Language and Vocabulary Learning Software, which WML is developing under the current project sponsored by DIET (Department of  Electronics and Information Technology), MCIT, Govt. of India, may be uploaded on portal for its wider reach and availability. The idea was supported by PRSG.


Shri. S.N. Goswami, MD and CEO, Media Lab Asia delivered a lecture on ICT-enabled Knowledge for building Community Centric Climate Adaption Strategies on 16 July, 2009 at Magnolia Hall, I ndia Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

 

June 2009

Media Lab Asia participated in the Indian Youth Science Congress (IYSC) at Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development, Sriperumbudur - Chennai, 05 - 07 June, 2009.


Media Lab Asia showcased MLAsia projects/technologies in the field of Healthcare, Agriculture, Education and Disability during the conference at stall No. 01, IYSC, RDNIYD, Sriperumbudur.

Media Lab Asia participated in a launch workshop on NAIP project on 12 June, 2009.


May 2009

Media Lab Asia participated in the workshop on "ICT support for universalisation of Secondary Education" on 27 and 28 May 2009 at New Delhi.


Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist Participated in the Human – Computer Interface workshop held at IIT, Delhi on 25 May 2009.

 

April 2009

Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended an International Roundtable – V on Assessment, Standardization and Certification of Educational Multimedia Materials held at IIC, New Delhi on April 2-3, 2009.

 

March 2009

Mr. Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Mr. Pradeep Kinger, Junior Web Designer, Media Lab Asia visited Chanderi Weavers ICT Resource Centre (CWICTRC) in Chanderi, MP from 17 March, 2009 to 31 March, 2009. The purpose was to manage and coordinate center activities and to impart ICT based training to students of local community.


Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist delivered a paper on “Disability Studies and ICT” at the National Seminar on Disability Studies organised by National Center for Disabilities Studies, IGNOU, New Delhi on 5-6 March 2009.

 

February 2009

Media Lab Asia participated in "Edu Convex 2009 - A conference on innovative Educational and career pathways for success" which was held on 6th and 7th February at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.


Mr. Vishal Mane, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia participated in the International Conference on Medical Electronics at FICCI, New Delhi on 19-20 February, 2009.

 

January 2009

Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended a workshop on Community Radio for Agricultural Universities, KVKs, ATMA and NGO (15-16 January, 2009) at NASC, New Delhi.


Media Lab Asia organized a two day workshop on 15 and 16 January, 2009 on the topic "Community Radio for Agricultural Universities, KVKs, ATMA and NGOs at National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)".


Mr. Gaurav Takkar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, attended a meeting of expert committee on 23rd January, 2009 to suggest strategies for conducting teleconference programs on disability issues.

 

December 2008

Mr. Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia visited Chanderi from 11-12  December,  2008 regarding CHIC and Carpet CAD deployment. He visited Chanderi's Bunkar Vikas Sanstha and its Multimedia center and make a review of textile based activties for software deployment with training activites for weaving community in Chanderi.


PRSG meeting for the project Shruti-Drishti was held on 12 December, 2008 which recommended installation of the system.further in 14 schools. Shri. V. K. Bhatia, Reseach Director, Shri. Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Shri. Sandeep Bansal, Research Scientist and Shri. Gaurav Takkar, Research Scientist attended the meeting.

 

October 2008

Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended a consultative workshop on “Telecentre Networks for Strengthening the Capacity of Telecentre Managers”, October 1-2, 2008 at NASC, New Delhi organised by telecenter.org and MSSRF.


Mr. Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Mr. Vishnu Deo Tiwari, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia attended Indian Carpet Expo 2008 at Taj Hotel, Varanasi from 18 -20 October 2008. They also attended meeting with Director, IICT, Bhadohi and demonstrated the Carpet CAD software which can be used for making carpet designs.

 

September 2008

Mr. Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Mr. Vishal Mane, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia visited IIT Kharagpur from 22 September, 2008 to 01 October, 2008 for the purpose of transfer of technology of Multimodal Participatory Tutoring System for rural children project. They understood the working system of the software technology which can be deployed in schools for participatory tutoring.

 

August 2008

Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist delivered a lecture on “Gyanpedia- Bottom up content portal” in the National Program on pedagogy of e-Learning, 11-13 August 2008 held at NUEPA, New Delhi where more than 30 teachers participated from all over India.

 

July 2008:

Mr. Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, MLAsia attended a VAS ASIA 2008 4th Internatinal Conference and Exhibition held at Le Meridian on July 11, 2008 which was organised by OnMobile. The conference was held with focus on various Mobile VAS players doing innovative work in the area of mobile value added services.

 

June 2008

Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended roundtable on “Assessing ICT4D impact: Disseminating Learning’s from the BCO impact assessment process” organised by One World South Asia on 26 June 2008 at IIC, New Delhi.


Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended an International Roundtable – III on Assessment, Standardization and Certification of Educational Multimedia Materials held at IHC, New Delhi on 09 June 2008.

 

May 2008

Mr. Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, MLAsia attended a National Seminar on Grassroots Level Informatics Development and growth: People, Process, Technology and Information on 9th May, 2008 which was held at NIC, CGO complex, Lodhi road, New Delhi.

 

March 2008

2nd National Rehabilitation Science Congress on theme RRROC ( Rights, Responsibilities, Rehabilitation Opportunities and Challenges) was held on March 1-2, 2008 at Auditorium, Maulana Azad Medical College, 2 Bhadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 2. The conference was convened by IARP (Indian Association of Rehabilitation Professionals) and was attended by more than 1,200 participants from NGO's, Government Universities and Institutes of repute from across the country. Media Lab Asia supported the conference. Sri S.N. Goswami, Managing Director and CEO, Media Lab Asia chaired the 4th Scientific Session of the conference which was on "Support Services, Spirituality and Disability". In the session it was urged that professionals and affected families to practice spiritualism in its true sense to enhance their coping skills.

 

February 2008

Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended a workshop on “ICT for Vocational and Educational training in SSI Sector” on February 28-29, 2008 held at CEC, Ahmedabad in collaboration with NABARD.


Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended a workshop on “ICT for Vocational and Educational training in Healthcare and Paramedical Sector” on February 23-24, 2008 held at PGIMER, Chandigarh


Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended a workshop on “ICT for Vocational and Educational training in Retail Sector” on February 20-21, 2008 held at Academy of Retail Training , Ahmedabad


Media Lab Asia recieved NASSCOM Innovation Awards 2007 on February 14, 2008 in Mumbai in the Market facing Innovation category - Emerging Companies for the project Sanyog - an augmentative and alternative multilingual communication system for the children affected with cerebral palsy and speech impairment.


Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended a National Consultation on building a policy for ICT in school education on 13 February 2008 organized by Dept. of SEL, MHRD, Govt. of India.

 

January 2008:

Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended Follow up roundtable to deliberate on developing framework for school-based quality management, and ICT integrated learning for quality improvement in school education held at IHC, New Delhi on 29 January 2008.


Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist presented MLAsia’s views on Vocational & Educational Training (VET) at the “National consultation meet on VET for drafting curriculum framework” held at IIC, New Delhi on 24 January 2008 organized by NIOS.


Ms. Mara, Research Scientist and Mr. Gaurav Takkar, Scientist ‘B’ exhibited Media Lab Asia projects in the area of empowerment of persons with disabilities in national exhibition ‘Samarthya’ organized by NIEPMD (National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities) from 4th – 7th January 2008 at Trichy, Tamil Nadu. The projects ‘Sanyog’ and ‘Vaani’ exhibited were appreciated by visitors.


Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2008: January 8 and 9: MLAsia participated in the event “Overseas and Indian facilitation Centre Market Place” on Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2008.  Sh. Rishikesh Patankar (Sr. Research Scientist) and Sh. Satyaveer Singh (Research Scientist) manned the Philanthropy desk.  Sh. V.K. Bhatia made a presentation at Vigyan Bhawan on January 8 and 9, 2008 regarding MLAsia’s activities and possible collaboration with NRIs.

Elitex – 2008: January 17 and 18, 2008: MLAsia participated in Elitex-2008, an Exhibition-cum-Seminar organized by DEIT, held during January 17 and 18, 2008 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi with a theme of “Securing Indian Cyber Space”.  During the exhibition MLAsia showcased several of its technologies/products and organized a talk on “Digital Innovation for Inclusive growth”


Media Lab Asia organized a workshop on “Vocational Education and Training for Media and IT sector” at Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, in collaboration with consortium for Educational communication. Sh. V.K. Bhatia, Research Director, MLAsia made a presentation on MLAsia’s activities in the workshop. Sh. Rishikesh Patankar, Sr. Research Scientist, MLAsia highlighted the projects in ICT for Education and Sh. Pradeep Kinger, Junior Web Designer, Media Lab Asia also attended the workshop.

 

December 2007

Media Lab Asia organized a workshop on “Vocational Education and Training for Use of ICT in Hospitality and Tourism was held on December 14 and 15 2007 with NITHM, Hyderabad. Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended the workshop.


Sh Rishikesh Patankar, Sr Research Scientist and Sh Sandeep Bansal, Research Scientist participated in the workshop on “Building a Roadmap: Policy Consultation for e-content Development” on December 19, 2007 at National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), New Delhi.


Dr T S Anurag and Sh Vishal Mane, Research Scientist participated in the workshop organised by TIFAC for Scientific Instruments Industry Cluster of Ambala and Agriculture Implements Industry Cluster of Karnal on December 19, 2007 in NIT, Kurukshetra. TIFAC has initiated a programme for upgrading of SME’s cluster towards, making them globally competitive by giving them access to information about the current market scenario, and requirements, new technologies, helping them to adopt new technologies etc

 

November 2007

The first Consultative Meeting held regarding “Deployment of CAD services for Indian Crafts” at Electronics Niketan, Department of  Electronics and Information Technology (DEIT), New Delhi, on November 06, 2007 under the Chairmanship of Mr. O.S. Pasricha, Managing Director, TCNS&W. Representatives from NIFT, Pearl Academy etc along with the Dr G.V. Ramaraju, Principal Research Director, Sh Chetan Sharma, Consultant and Sh. Vishnu Deo Tiwari, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia attended the meeting.


Mr. Gaurav Sharma, Research Scientist attended the seminar “Connecting the Next 500 Million: Telecom Roadmap for the 11th Five Year Plan 2007 – 12” organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 22nd November 2007.


Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended an International Conference on “Universal Quality School Education” held at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi on 21-23 November 2007.


A meeting was held on November 13, 2007 with the delegates of Nokia Inc. Finland to investigate a possible ICT initiative and support in Education (Content Development) and Livelihood generation (Development) at the MLAsia’s Delhi office.   


Dr T S Anurag, Research Scientist presented a paper tilted “e-Animal Farm - An ICT based personalized Advisory system for livestock” in a National Workshop on digital inclusion on development in rural India with an emphasis on livestock and poultry sector organized by National Informatics Centre on 24.11.2007 at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai.

 

October 2007

Dr. Hemlata, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Mr. Gaurav Takkar, Media Lab Asia visited IIT, New Delhi on October 1, 2007 for the review of the project Smartcane.


Mr. Rishikesh Patankar, Sr. Research Scientist attended a workshop on Assesment Standardisation and Certification of Educational multimedia materials Roundtable – 2, held at ICSSR, New Delhi on October 11, 2007 organised by Common Wealth for Learning (COL).


Dr. G.V. Ramaraju, Principal Research Director and Ms. Mara, Research Scientist, MLAsia visited ASSOCHAM Conference “Climate change and Sustainable Development – A Global Perspective” organized by ASSOCHAM held on October 15, 2007 at Hotel Oberoi, New Delhi.


Mr. Naveen Kumar, Research Scientist, MLAsia, organized a PRSG meeting at IIT, Delhi for 4 MLAsia Projects viz: (1) “Self-Confiturable Adhoc Networks in application to wireless sensor networks” (2) “Low cost computing  technologies” (3) “Making Legacy Documents available on the web” (4) “Multilingual Interface to Gramchitra” being implemented by Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.


Dr. Hemlata, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Mr. Gaurav Takkar, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia had a meeting with Mrs. Poonam Natrajan, Chairperson, National Trust on October 16, 2007 to discuss the possibilities of collaboration on disability related issues.

 

September 2007

MLAsia organized a workshop on ‘Vocational and Educational training in Agricultural sector’ at MANAGE, Hyderabad on September 03-04, 2007.  Sh. V.K. Bhatia, Research Director, MLAsia put the vision of MLAsia on ICT for Vocational education and training.  Dr. T.S. Anurag, Research Scientist, MLAsia gave the presentation on Vocational and Educational training in Agricultural sector.


MLAsia organized a workshop on ICT for vocational Training and Educational Training in School Education along with IGNOU, on September 07-08, 2007.  Sh. S. N. Goswami gave the presidential address.


PRSG meeting for the Projects being implemented in the state of Mizoram, viz: (1) “IT Education in rural Districts utilizing district Computer Education Centre” (2) “ICT in Rural Schools in Mizoram” was held on September 12, 2007.  Both the projects are progressing satisfactorily.


Media Lab Asia participated in Manthan Award 2007 on September 21-22, 2007. Media Lab Asia has got this award under e-enterprise and Livelihood category.


Dr. Hemlata, Sr. Research Scientist, Mr. Rishikesh Patankar, Research Scientist, Mr. Sandeep Bansal, Research Scientist and Mr. Gaurav Takkar, Research Scientist, MLAsia, participated in the workshop organized by ‘National Trust on Technology for persons with disabilities’ on September 27, 2007 at Vishwa Yuva Kendra, New Delhi.  Dr. Hemlata and Mr. Sandeep Bansal jointly made a presentation on MLAsia’s initiative for persons with disabilities.  In the workshop, they also exhibited “Sanyog” and “SAFA” to around 200 delegates from different NGOs working in disability areas.


PRSG on the project implementation of visually impaired women, held at C-DAC, Pune and the status of implementation of the project was reviewed on September 28, 2007.

 

August 2007

Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist presented a paper titled “Empowerment of Disabled” in the National Seminar on empowering rural health through ICT Aug 19-20 2007 held at Amethi, Sultanpur, UP


Mr. T.S. Anurag, Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia and Mr. Vishnu Deo Tiwari participated in an interactive meeting held at FICCI on August 7, 2007 with Hon'ble Minister for Investment, Republic of Sudan, Mr. H.E. Elsimah Elsideeg Alnur regarding presentation on doing business with Sudan.

 

July 2007

Media Lab Asia participated as an exhibitor in e-India 2007 event which was organized from July 31, 2007 to August 2, 2007. Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist presented a paper titled “Learning Management System- ICT for VI” in “digitalLearning eIndia 2007” Conference held at Taj Palace, New Delhi on 31 Jul 07.

 

May 2007

Sri Rishikesh P, Sr. Research Scientist attended National Consultation and Workshop on “Content in School: Enabling School Education in India through content Creation and Outreach” held at Science Centre, CSIR, New Delhi on 15 May 2007.

 

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