Tagged: Janaagraha

Civics that Your Kid should Learn 3

Civics that Your Kid should Learn

According to me kids should be taught about their city and civics of their city very early. Unfortunately most of the school syllabus ignores that part of scial science. That is where BalaJanaagraha is trying to bring change. A very close friend of mine Sanjana has co-authored "Me and My City" for school...

Meeting Kris 4

Meeting Kris

Yes, it needs a post. This was my first ever meet with CXO level official at Infosys. Today some of us who took Community Empathy Sabbatical last year met Kris to share our experiences. He was patient, friendly and generally very nice. Some pictures from that meet. Number of Infoscions taking community Empathy...

Support Bribe Bandh 0

Support Bribe Bandh

We need laws similar to RTI for activists to fight corruption.I think unless we citizen ask for it we wont get it. I Paid a Bribe as part of Bribe Bandh is collecting one million signatures to influence the Indian Government to tighten its laws against corruption. BRIBE BANDH Go ahead show your...

Batch transliterating names into Kannada using Google API 3

Batch transliterating names into Kannada using Google API

Some times work at Janaagraha throws awesome challenges. Like as part of BEST project we are cleaning up voters list. Voters list in Karnataka will have names in both English and Kannada, Most of the volunteers have filled up only in English and hence we were left with transliterating names into Kannada. I...

So its out…. 7

So its out….

Just woke up now. I haven’t even read my mails yet, isn’t it kind of strange? iJanaagraha went live early today morning. Three months of hard-work is out for your eyes. Its no where near completion, we will stabilize and make it a much better system in days to come. Along with my...