Aaranyak is a society for biodiversity conservation working primarily in North Eastern States of India since 1989 having its head office in Guwahati, Assam. The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology , Govt of India has recognised Aaranyak as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO). Aaranyak, since its inception, has been working to foster conservation of biodiversity in North East India through Research & monitoring , Environment Education, training and outreach and advocacy for legal and policy reform to usher a new era of ecological security. Aaranyak at present have 14 divisions which form the core of its conservation strategy .
Aaranyak’s efforts towards conservation of nature have won many accolades from different organizations and Govt. Deptt. around the globe . Aaranyak received the prestigious RBS ‘Earth Guardian Award 2011’ conferred by the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2011, Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Purashkar , by Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India in 2012, Institutional Award in the field of Science and Technology’ in 2017.
For more information, please visit www.aaranyak.org
Computer Shiksha is a non-profit organization, working towards computer literacy among the underprivileged. Their vision is to bridge the divide between haves and have-nots using technology. Their mission is to build an ecosystem for providing Computer Knowledge and Training with passion and commitment, to deliver value in the form of Computer trained people, who use this skill for the betterment of their lives in every possible way.
Their delivery model focuses on enabling partner schools to conduct classes by enabling teachers with resources in the form of self-learning videos to facilitate classes, enabling teachers with a rigorous 8 days training by which even a 10th standard pass person who may have never seen a computer in life can become a computer trainer and repair h/w and s/w problems. Also, by supporting schools in arranging the required hardware (computers, projectors etc), enabling and supporting schools to maintain all hardware and evaluating students to certify them.
For more information, please visit www.computershiksha.org
Outline India is a for-profit enterprise that works on social impact through data. Since 2012, OI's researchers have worked in over 7000 villages in 24 states and union territories. Outline India focuses on extensive research and data collection at the grassroots level and acts as a catalyst in the work done by renowned policymakers, think tanks, not-for-profits, and the government.
Our work represents the views and needs of 4.5 million Indians. Our research spans across a diverse range of sectors, namely, Education, Skill Development, Child Rights, Water and Sanitation, Health, and Gender, among others.
Our partners include academicians from the University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Toronto, University of Tokyo, as well as organizations such as Water Aid, Save The Children, British Council, Sesame Street, among others.