Dr. Megha Phansalkar


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Name: Dr. Megha Phansalkar
Organization: World Bank ; Micro ; Independent
Title: Consultant and Director
I Like Innovating and Learning my country - india Reduction in rural urban divide Experience of working with World Bank in Nepal and India on varied assignments related to water and sanitation , rural development , institutional and policy support . Experience as Knowledge Management Specialist with the Water Supply and Sanitation Department, Government of Maharashtra, India for four years between (July 2003 to Sep 2007). Past experience include working as development professional on multidisciplinary assignments since the year 1999 and. The educational qualification includes Doctorate in System Design for Resource Planning and Management with National UGC fellowship (1997 ) Masters in Planning (Urban /Regional Planning) (1992) from Center from Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), Ahemdabad

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"Tisser" is a French word meaning 'to weave'. Tisser aims to weave a rural livelihood network to support sustainable economic development of weavers from the poverty stricken sections of society. Tisser is synonymous with indigenous,fair-traded, eco-friendly fabrics and apparels.

Tisser (Weave) is weaving a product network for the like minded people to support Girl Child Education of weavers , porters , handicraft makers by purchasing the products. A respectable way to support the skilled poor rural manufacturers. It include product development , marketing and cause.

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Promote mobile as open tool as which can be just plugged to any project based requirement.The Idea is to make this ICT tool user friendly so that any external interface is not required to use the same. It would act as a handy tools for data /information collection in any project.

The Idea is to create a happy space in form of an amusement park, designed for the members coming from special communities- it would include blind, handicapped and mentally challenged. The idea is to see the radiance, sparkle and light on their faces by providing a day of fun and freedom.

The business sector had significant changes as a result of economic reforms. It has improved the job prospects but only for skilled; but there is reduction in jobs for unskilled workforce. We are targeting at such chronic unemployment by developing skills in Information & Communication Technologies like Mapper through Community Service Centres, and NGOs.