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Finalist in the Ashoka Changemakers’ competition, 2011

Finalist in the Ashoka Changemakers’ competition, 2011

GRINS was a finalist in the Ashoka Changemakers’ 2011 competition. Zahir gave a detailed interview on how community radio stations all across India are using GRINS. Original source here Just for GRINS: An Interview with Gram Vaani’s Zahir Koradia A…

Ring-in for rural change, toll free

One of the very first JMR coverage in newspapers. Original here Ring in for rural change, toll-free SANTOSH K. KIRO Ranchi, July 20: It’s a helpline that might have been a lifeline for people like slain MGNREGS activist Niyamat Ansari….

vAct gets heavy press

Our community driven complaint management system for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), vAct, was featured heavily in the press in The Hindu, the Times of India, Hindustan Times, and Governance Now. Below is Governance Now’s feature: IVR avatar for…

Winners in the Economic Times Power of Ideas 2010

Winners in the Economic Times Power of Ideas 2010

Gram Vaani is among the 34 finalists from over 16,000 applicants to win a grant in the Economic Times Power of Ideas competition! The list of winners is here. This has been very useful to help us connect with investors…

GRINS featured in Mobile Active

Mobile Active brought out a large feature on the use of mobile technologies in community radio stations. Original source can be found here Mobile tech in community radio Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Jul 06, 2010 In 2008, Bruce Girard concluded…

Radio Gaga: GRINS featured in the Hindustan Times and Mint

Anika Gupta from HT did a fantastic half-page article on GRINS and how it is enabling community radio stations to run exciting programs. Original source is here Radio gaga Anika Gupta, anika.gupta@hindustantimes.com Right now, nothing is going on. We are…

Juror’s distinction in the Manthan Awards 2009

Juror’s distinction in the Manthan Awards 2009

GRINS won a juror’s distinction in the 2009 Manthan Awards! Watch the entire team lined up for the award. The original source is here. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Gramin Radio Inter Networking System (GRINS) is an enhanced automation system for community radio…

Gram Vaan is born: Winner is the Knight News Challenge 2008

Gram Vaan is born: Winner is the Knight News Challenge 2008

We won the Knight News Challenge 2008! This gives us $200,000 to start Gram Vaani in India. The original announcement is here. We will use this to build a low-cost technology solution to set up community radio stations in India.