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Public service

I have listed few below.

Awards

World Bank India Development Marketplace Award
2007
World Bank India Development Marketplace Award 2007 for the project "Human-power based lighting solution for nomadic and tribal people".

We innovated and provided the human-power based lighting solution "Swavalamban Mono Wheel Generator" to nomadic and tribal people in more than 120 rural locations in India from 2007 to 2009. The award grant was $20,000 and most of the installations were in tribal residential schools. Other members of the team are Mr.Harshad Kamdar of Save Bombay Committee and Mr.Yogesh Kulkarni of Vigyan Ashram.

Press. Press release. Final performance report submitted to World Bank. A video detailing some of the work done.

In 2013, the initiative was improved by one of the team members, based on the success and past learning, to again win the World Bank India Development Marketplace Award 2013 with an award grant of $100,000.

Nomination for Green Leaf Award
2007
One among the 3 nominated for the Green Leaf Award in the "Best Social Worker" category at Clean India 2007. These awards are given to those who have made notable contributions in Solid Waste Management.
Initiatives

Voter India
2013
started the 'Voter India' initiative with the belief that the healthy voter lists is one of the prerequisites for a vibrant democracy. Daily door-to-door voter verification, new voter enrollment and online submission of new voters' registration forms are the key activities of the initiative.

Currently a pilot project is being executed in the Malkajgiri Assembly constituency where thousands of new voters are being enrolled by the daily door-to-door activity from morning to evening by the 'Voter India' team.

HyCity.in
2012
Started HyCity.in, the Internet-based citizen-driven governance observatory for the Hyderabad city in 2012.

Talks

Harvard India Conference 2013, Boston, United States
2013
Talk on politics at the Harvard India Conference 2013 organized by the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School at Boston, United States in 2013. The topic was "Politics as a vocation: Pathways for young people to ennoble Indian politics".

Press. Press coverage detailing my message.

India Development Coalition of America 7th International Conference, Illinois, United States
2009
Talk on Swavalamban Mono Wheel Genset (SMWG) at India Development Coalition of America (IDCA) 7th International Conference held at Illinois Institute of Technology, Illinois, United States.

Presentation.

Clean India 2007, Hyderabad, India
2007
Talk on solid waste management at Clean India 2007 held at Hyderabad, India.

International Conference on Urban Planning and Environment: Strategies and Challenges, Elphinston College, Mumbai, India
2007
Talk on sustainable urban development at International Conference on "Urban Planning and Environment: Strategies and Challenges" held at Elphinston College, Mumbai, India in 2007.

International Conference Economic Globalization and Environmental Policy, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland
2006
Talk on effects of globalization and urbanization in transitional economies at 3rd International Conference Economic Globalization and Environmental Policy held at Warsaw School of Economics (Szkola Glówna Handlowa w Warszawie), Warsaw, Poland in 2006.

Details of my talk can be found here and here.

12th International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Hong Kong
2006
Talk on sustainable development at 12th International Sustainable Development Research Conference 2006, held at Hong Kong in 2006. Chairperson for sessions on "Regional Planning", "Case Studies of Sustainable Development" and "Sustainable Cities". The proceedings can be found here (1.56 MB).

9th Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium, Sharjah, UAE
2006
Talk on ordered development and territorial entities at 9th Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium (SUPS 9) held at Sharjah, UAE in 2006.

7th World Congress on Recovery, Recycling and Re-integration, Beijing
2005
Talk on solid waste management at 7th World Congress on Recovery, Recycling and Re-integration (R'05) at Beijing, China in 2005. Details of my talk can be found here.

 
Discussions

World Forum - Cities and Quality of Life, Geneva
2006
Participated as topical expert in Round Table discussions and other events of World Forum - Cities and Quality of Life held at Geneva, Switzerland in 2006. Received scholar grant from Office of External Affairs, City of Geneva.

S-Dev Geneva '05, Geneva
2005
Participated in discussions on Sustainable Development in S-Dev Geneva 05 International conference held at Geneva, Switzerland in 2005. I was sponsored by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

 
Invitations

Jeddah International Urban Forum & Exhibition JIUFEX, Saudi Arabia
2006
Invited to talk on sustainable urban development at Jeddah International Urban Forum & Exhibition JIUFEX held at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2006.

ORBIT 2006 International Conference on Biological Waste Management, Germany
2006
Invited to talk on solid waste management at ORBIT 2006 held at Weimar, Germany.

 
Papers

Risk Securitisation - A Few Notes
2005
Download (258 KB) my paper in the field of risk securitisation, titled "Risk Securitisation - A Few Notes", published at 7th Global Conference of Actuaries, held in 2005 by Actuarial Society of India (ASI), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and International Actuarial Association (IAA).

View the paper in html format.

 
Tours

Prakruti Kolhapur-Satara-Sangli Districts Organic Farms Yatra
2005
Tour of Kolhapur, Satara and Sangli districts of Maharashtra State in February 2005 as part of activities of the NGO, Prakruti, to interact with both institutions and individual farmers practising and promoting organic farming.

 
Software Projects
Few of my projects done as part of the curriculum of Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science in India.

Tshape – A Traffic Shaping Module
2003
Kernel Module that manages bandwidth allocation for different hosts in a network.

Developed as an intern at Network Administration Center, Aircraft Research and Design Centre, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bangalore.

Veto
2002
Veto, acronym for Value Enhanced To Outlook,  is an e-mail client used on Linux platform. It attempts to introduce the utility of Microsoft Outlook over the basic mail clients used in Linux like mail, elm, pine, etc. Veto offers both a GUI and a command-line interface. To provide a comprehensive coverage to mail management, Veto also incorporates PHP-driven web-based mail managing facility. Other project members: Darshan A, Madhusudhan and Raghuram.

Screenshot of GUI of Veto. Screenshot of command-line interface of Veto
Download the PowerPoint Presentation of Veto (904 KB)
Download the Project Report of Veto (191 KB)


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