Recent Posts by Divya
EMBARQ India’s Data Visualization Challenge opens important data sets to the public, empowering citizens to change Indian cities’ understanding of urban transport. Photo by mydearboy/Flickr.
Open data benefits cities and citizens: A Q&A with Jyot Chadha
EMBARQ India spoke with Jyot Chadha, head of EMBARQ India’s Initiative to Catalyze Urban Innovations, about the launch of a new Data Visualization Challenge, which encourages citizens to use publicly released data to create data visualizations that shed light on ...
India’s ambitious new road safety bill, currently open for public comment, is expected to save lives, grow the country’s economy, and create one million new jobs. Photo by IamNotUnique/Flickr.
What India’s new road safety bill means for cities and citizens
Road safety issues have reached a pinnacle in Indian cities. In 2013 alone, 140,000 people died in traffic crashes, and many more were severely injured. These premature deaths and debilitating injuries put an intense burden not just on families and ...
Mysore is keen on developing a cycling culture in the city. Photo: Joseph Swaine
Cycling through Mysore, India
This blog post is a part of the Catalyzing New Mobility program, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation. Mysore, a historic city in southern India, is home to numerous palaces and ancient monuments and is the second largest city in the ...
Call for Applications: EMBARQ India 2013 Internship Program
Call for Applications: EMBARQ India 2013 Internship Program
EMBARQ India seeks applications for its 2013 Internship Program for project and research work on sustainable transport and urban development. EMBARQ India has been actively promoting the development of sustainable transport in a number of Indian cities. Its project and research ...
International Seminar on Road Safety
International Seminar on Road Safety
  Image source: Universidad de los Andes The International Seminar on Road Safety Research, held on 19th and 20th November 2012 in Bogotá, Columbia, was organized by Universidad de los Andes with support from the Corporación Fondo de Prevención Vial, the Latin ...
Girish Sant. Image source: http://electricitygovernance.wri.org
Call for Applications: Girish Sant Memorial Young Researcher Fellowship 2013
  Image source: electricitygovernance.wri.org   Prayas, a  non-governmental, non-profit organization based in Pune, India, working on initiatives in health, energy, learning and parenthood, has launched a Young Researcher Fellowship in memory of Girish Sant, a pioneering policy researcher and public interest ...
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