• Hydrogeological mapping.
  • Identification/health monitoring of surface
    and groundwater source locations.
  • Smart water distribution system for the
    entire village.
  • Low cost sanitation/toilets.
  • Lake water desilting.
  • Design of storm water drains.


  • Solar power installation for emergency
    services (water, Medical etc.)

Women Development:

  • Teaching(middle school).
  • IT Training.
  • Vocational Training (DTP, Stitching,
    Handicrafts, Catering, Flower decoration etc).
  • Low cost diagnostics.
  • Online nutrition monitoring.


  • Tablets/e-books based teaching/learning.
  • Local knowledge in school curricula.
  • Spirit of scientific inquiry.


 Environment and Health:

  • Sanitation
  • Purified water for drinking.
  • Growing vegetation.
  • Solid waste management.
  • Vermi composting.




Information Technology:

  • Village Informatics Center.
  • Connectivity a must.

Entrepreneurship/Skill development


Will identify a village close to IITH shortly


Energy Key to Village Development

  • Invest in Distributed Solar for the adopted village.
  • Work towards developing a home /village based cottage industry.
  • Could look at traditional areas like stitching, weaving, etc.
  • Solar-LED lamps, low-end PCBs, etc.
  • CAD designs, etc.
  • Link village industry to markets.