White Paper : Assessing Positive Public Health Management - A Healthcare Pilot Project in Meghalaya
In January 2022, the Government launched a 6-month pilot of PPHM in the Bhoirymbong block of the Ri Bhoi district of Meghalaya to understand how it would be implemented and received by rural populations. The Pilot was conducted in partnership with the Smart Village Movement (program facilitators), http://MayaMD.ai (healthcare technology partner); KRSNAA Diagnostics (Lab diagnostics) and UC Berkeley (consultation & analysis). During this pilot, 2,087 people were screened across 45 villages.
White Paper : Assessing the Impact of Trailblazer Labs A New Model for Education in Rural Meghalaya
This paper was commissioned in January 2023 to understand the first two centers’ impact on their communities and provide recommendations to improve opportunities and support the scaling of this program
Business Innovation & Analytics Program Project Book
In partnership with the Smart Village Movement, The Center for Growth Markets at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business is offering a program in Business Innovation & Analytics to Indian students. This program helps students build skills in innovation, entrepreneurship, and data science both through lectures and by completing a self-directed project that involves proposing a solution to and creating a business model for real-world challenges faced by villagers in rural India.
5 Journeys of Smart Village Initiative for Rural Economic Development
We have proposed an ecosystem approach where all participating firms deploy their solutions and will work together toward a specific mission in selected village clusters to showcase a measurable impact.
What is Open-Innovation and How Does it Help Resolve Challenges in the Rural World?
The Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation brings together scholars and practitioners—from executives to students—to understand Open Innovation and overcome the unique challenges of openly innovating in large enterprises. Smart Village Movement is founded on the same collaborative principles.
Rebuilding India Initiative
Over 40 global corporate leaders spent 3 days together in August 2020 at the first virtual Berkeley Innovation Forum dedicated to the topic “Rebuilding India Post COVID”. This report is prepared at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business for NITI Aayog for evaluation and input, creating a roadmap that will be implemented by the government of India. Significant to Smart Village Movement is their focus on healthcare, agriculture, and financial inclusion to promote the well-being and empowerment of people especially those in rural areas where almost 70% of India’s population resides.
HBR Case Study: How to Build Scalable Smart Villages
The case focuses on the development of a Smart Village in Mori, Andhra Pradesh (AP), India. The Chief Minister of the state, N. Chandrababu Naidu, completed a series of visits to rural villages in his state of 60 million residents, 35 million of whom live in rural areas. CM Naidu seeks to create a new policy mechanism to address the many unmet needs of his constituents in AP. He decided to launch an experiment called Smart Villages. The case describes the many unmet needs of rural villagers in India
HBR Case Study : Prototyping a Scalable Smart Village to Simultaneously Create Sustainable Development and Enterprise Growth Opportunities
This case focuses on the development of a Smart Village in the village of Mori, in the state of Andhra Pradesh (AP), India. The chief minister of the state, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has recently completed a series of visits to rural villages in his state of 60 million residents, 35 million of whom live in rural areas. Minister Naidu seeks to create a new policy mechanism to address the many unmet needs of his constituents in AP. He has decided to launch an experiment called Smart Villages. The case describes the many unmet needs of rural villagers in India, and also discusses some of the approaches that the Chief Minister had tried in an earlier period, before his party lost power. Back in office as Chief Minister, he is now motivated to try something new.
UC Berkeley Student Completed SVM Projects in Business Innovation and Analytics Program
The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business comes with qualified resources in research and students who help SVM co-innovate solutions through resourceful educational programs like Business Innovation and Analytics Program. This particular program helps students build skills in innovation,entrepreneurship, and data science through lectures and by completing a selfdirected project.