Project Asha

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Using design thinking for integrated development issues

2019-09-06T21:38:21+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

The MD and CEO of Siemens India expands on how the company’s Project Asha is addressing the severe development deficit in rural India. Mokhada Block, Palghar district, Maharashtra, a complete tribal belt is around 130 kilometers north of India’s financial capital Mumbai. The nearest town is Wada, 27 kilometers away. The village lacked basic amenities that city-dwellers take for granted. Every year, during monsoon, most of the villages in Mokhada would be cut off from the rest of the world [...]