Monday, September 29, 2008
The Tech Museum Awards 2008
Each year, 25 Tech Award Laureates are honored at a black-tie Gala at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California. Laureates are recognized onstage and presented with an award trophy to celebrate their accomplishment. One Laureate in each award category receives a $50,000 cash prize. This year the celebration will be on November 12th.
Several Indian organisations figured in Tech Award Laureates 2008.
DESI Power helps poor villages in India build local power plants and launch micro-enterprises to alleviate poverty.
Digital StudyHall uses digital video technology to extend the reach of skilled teachers into underprivileged classrooms in India and Bangladesh.
In LifeLines India project, OneWorld South Asia employs telephone and database technology to connect poor farmers to critical agricultural information.
SKG Sangha fuses biogas and composting technologies, empowering women to earn money and live in healthier environments.