Public Information System


‘Mahiti’ (translates to ‘information’ in Kannada) is a term that reverberates through the villages of Mysuru district, Karnataka. The term resonates most with women who have a quest for knowledge and are keen to access information on health, agriculture, economic opportunities, and public schemes. Different women have different demands and…


This presentation seeks to outline preliminary insights in integrating gender equality considerations into the design and development of information and data architectures for government programmes, with NRLM's information system as a test case. It focuses on:

- What we know about techno-design principles and gender justice
- The…


IT for Change has undertaken a project to frame gender-just design principles for the various components of information systems being used to implement public welfare schemes. This includes the design of citizen-facing applications, data sharing guidelines, and overall database design, among others.

With support from the Bill and Melinda…