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Recognising Global Healthcare Organisations at Elets Global Healthcare Summit and Awards

Recognising Global Healthcare Organisations at Elets Global Healthcare Summit and Awards

April 3, 2023: The healthcare industry has taken a monumental leap forward, thanks to the integration of cutting-edge technologies into its operations. And what better way to celebrate this game-changing transformation than through the Elets Global Healthcare Summit and Awards, presented by Elets Technomedia and eHealth Magazine! Held on the 20th of March 2023 at the Millennium Plaza Downtown Hotel in Dubai, this event recognised the outstanding achievements of the world’s leading healthcare organisations.

This awe-inspiring summit, themed ‘Opportunities in Healthcare and Technology,’ brought together the brightest minds in the healthcare sector to showcase the limitless potential of technology in transforming the industry. With thought-provoking discussions and insightful presentations from trailblazing innovators, this event was a platform for the game-changers, the rule-breakers, and the pioneers who are shaping the future of healthcare. And let’s not forget about the prestigious Elets Global Healthcare Awards, recognising the visionaries who are paving the way for a brighter and healthier future. It celebrated the efforts of healthcare organisations and technology providers who made significant contributions to the healthcare ecosystem.

Get ready to witness a healthcare revolution like never before!

Award Categories and Winners:

Healthcare Organisations:

Leading Public Health Initiative (NGO) – Smile Foundation
Excellent Work during Covid – Trichy SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre (Dr. Deodatt Madhav Suryawanshi)
Digital Technology for Doctor & Patient Support – HealthPlix Technologies
Excellence in Stroke Care – Jogo Health Pvt. Ltd.
Excellence in Digital Healthcare Technology Solution & Leading Medical Brand – Lupin Ltd
Healthcare Delivery Brand (Hospitals) – Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute
Digital Technology Solution for Hospitals, Excellent Work during Covid & Excellence in Patient Safety & Centricity – Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited
Leading Public Health Initiative – Apollo MedSkills Ltd.
Emerging Healthcare Delivery Brand – OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling and Neuroscience Center
Digital Technology for Patient Support – Prime Healthcare Group
Excellence in Heart Care, Excellence in Bone & Spine Care & Patient Centric Brand in Women’s Health – Jehangir Hospital
Excellence in Healthcare access and affordability – Zenplus Gulf Medical Response & Ambulance Service
Outstanding Pathology Services & Excellence in High-end diagnostics – SRL Limited
Outstanding Pathology Services – Lifenity International
Outstanding Home Diagnostics Services – U4RAD Technologies / XRAi Digital
Excellence in Healthcare Innovation – Zulekha Hospitals LLC
Leading Global Healthcare Startup – MediPocket
Outstanding Learning and Development Professional in Healthcare & Pharmaceutical industry – Dr. Ameya Ghanekar Consultancy
Excellence in Healthcare access and affordability – Access Clinics – Aster DM Healthcare
Excellence in Multi-Specialty Hospital in India, Excellence in Robotic Surgery, Excellence in Multi-Organ Transplant & Excellence in Quality & Patient Satisfaction – Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital
Excellence in Research and Development – WALTER BUSHNELL DRUGS PVT LTD
Healthcare Delivery Brand (Hospitals) & Excellence in Healthcare Innovation – KIMSHEALTH
Leading Public Health Initiative (Government) – ICMR, Headquarters, New Delhi. (Dr. Neha Kidiley)
Excellence in Cancer Care – Gulf International Cancer Center

Healthcare Leaders:

Leading Diagnostic Leader – Vijay Dhawangale, Founder & Chairman of Lifenity International
Finance Leader in Healthcare – Vineet Bhandawat – Chief Financial Officer
Leader in Patient Centricity – Dr. Rohit Kumar, Medical Director & Specialist General Surgery of International Modern Hospital

Corporates:

Outstanding Digital Health Investor – Govin Capital
Leading Health-tech Brand – Agatsa
Excellence in Pharma Innovation- Digital Marketing Solution – Doceree
Excellence in Digital Healthcare – Cloud Host
Excellence in Digital Print Solutions for Radiology – Accurate
Excellence in Patient Experience – Gotriage.com

We take great pleasure in praising the healthcare organisations for their incredible job. We congratulate each and everyone who received recognition at the Elets Global Healthcare Summit & Awards for their unique and excellent accomplishments.

Source: https://ehealth.eletsonline.com/2023/04/recognising-global-healthcare-organisations-at-elets-global-healthcare-summit-and-awards/

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Tele-medicine Projects set example in Govt.-Corporate-Non-profit collaboration

Tele-medicine Projects set example in Govt.-Corporate-Non-profit collaboration

August 2, 2023; New Delhi: A single tele-medicine unit that began in May 2021 in Doha village of Haryana’s Nuh (Mewat) district grew into a project comprising of 10 units at Health and Wellness Centres in this only aspirational district of Haryana. Smile Foundation, in partnership with the Government of Haryana (District Health Administration) and supported by SBI Cards and Payment Services Limited, implemented the project in four blocks of Nuh, covering a population of one million.

The National Health Policy 2017 (NHP 2017) sets the goal of ensuring the highest possible level of health and well-being for all, through increasing access, improving quality and lowering the cost of healthcare delivery. The NHP 17 lays significant emphasis on leveraging digital technologies for enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of delivery of the healthcare services. The policy recommends a paradigm shift from the existing silos systems to a holistic and comprehensive health eco-system, founded on the latest digital architectures and technologies.

Tele-medicine is an important domain under the newly constituted National Digital Health Mission, thereby creating an enabling digital health ecosystem in the country. The National Health Authorities (NHA) has announced integration of National Telemedicine Service -eSanjeevani with its flagship scheme – Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM).

Smile Foundation, with invaluable support from the donor, decided to complement the efforts of the District Health Administration in Nuh. Developing a resilient primary healthcare system, wherein e-Arogya clinics with Tele-Medicine Kiosks, Medicine Vending Machine (MVM), training a cadre of Community Health Officers (CHO) on the grounds, and promoting the public healthcare mandates of the government were part of the collaborative project objectives.

Ten e-Arogya Clinics comprising of Tele-Medicine kiosks with Medicine Vending Machines (MVM)) were established under eight Primary Health Centres (PHCs), covering a target beneficiary of 10 lakh population in all the four sub-divisions of the district of Nuh, namely Ferozepur Jhirka, Nuh, Punhana, and Tauru.

Consultations with general physicians and specialist doctors, free distribution of medicines, screening of NCD (non-communicable disease) and referral to secondary and tertiary healthcare services are being made available to people at these e-Arogya Clinics. In addition, capacity building of the front-line workers and CHOs (Community Health officers) are facilitated by organizing need-based training programmes in consultation with Nuh district health administration.

The tele-medicine project was initiated in the district after fulfilling the infrastructural gaps through refurbishment of ten health and wellness centres, installation of solar power system ensuring round-the-clock electricity supply and internet facility supporting the uninterrupted tele-consultations. The e-Arogya clinics generate electronic health record (EHR) of the patients and also it keeps the record of non-communicable disease (NCD) that was shared with the government.

Until now, these 10 e-Arogya clinics have benefited over 35,000 individuals directly, of which 52 per cent beneficiaries are women. Community women, who could not think of going outside the village, have got the opportunity to take care of their health and wellbeing.  This has also created an enabling eco-system, encouraging the communities towards availing relevant health entitlements and affirmative action as mandated by the government.

“Smile Foundation and SBI Card were associated with us for these projects. The outcomes through these telemedicine centres, the 10 e-Arogya clinics, have helped patients to avail the services of specialist consultations without having to travel far. The OPDs increased with the e-Arogya clinics and was helpful for the NCD screening and data recording. Now the integration of these centres in e-Sanjeevani will lead to steady rise in tele-consultation ensuring availability, accessibility and affordability of healthcare services in the remotest areas. We welcome such joint collaborations improving the health indicators in an aspirational district like Nuh,” said Dr. Sarvjeet Thapar, Civil Surgeon, District Health Administration, Nuh.

“We are very happy with the outcome and the efforts. Now onward, we are integrating these initiatives within the government mechanism so that it is widely adopted by community people, benefits them continuously and it remains sustainable,” said Dr. Ravi Kant Sinha, Deputy Civil Surgeon (Family Welfare).

“We thank SBI Card for supporting this innovative project and we appreciate the District Health Administration, Nuh for showing confidence in Smile Foundation. I am glad that our collective effort has shown results in the area of ensuring healthy lives and promote well-being, as envisaged in the Sustainable Development Goals (SGD– 3),” said Mr. Santanu Mishra, Co-founder & Executive Trustee of Smile Foundation.

For the sustainability of e-Arogya clinics, all the 10 tele-medicine units under Ayushman Bharat – Health and Wellness centres are now integrated with e-Sanjeevani, the flagship National Telemedicine Service of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. These are being handed over to the district health department, Nuh. A two-day special training session has also been organized for all the Community Health Officers (CHOs) to ensure effective management of the machines and devices too.

Source: https://www.apnnews.com/tele-medicine-projects-set-example-in-govt-corporate-non-profit-collaboration/

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Tele-medicine Projects set example in Govt.-Corporate-Non-profit collaboration

Tele-medicine Projects set example in Govt.-Corporate-Non-profit collaboration

August 1st, 2023; New Delhi: A single tele-medicine unit that began in May 2021 in Doha village of Haryana’s Nuh (Mewat) district grew into a project comprising of 10 units at Health and Wellness Centres in this only aspirational district of Haryana. Smile Foundation, in partnership with the Government of Haryana (District Health Administration) and supported by SBI Cards and Payment Services Limited, implemented the project in four blocks of Nuh, covering a population of one million.

The National Health Policy 2017 (NHP 2017) sets the goal of ensuring the highest possible level of health and well-being for all, through increasing access, improving quality and lowering the cost of healthcare delivery. The NHP 17 lays significant emphasis on leveraging digital technologies for enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of delivery of the healthcare services. The policy recommends a paradigm shift from the existing silos systems to a holistic and comprehensive health eco-system, founded on the latest digital architectures and technologies.

Tele-medicine is an important domain under the newly constituted National Digital Health Mission, thereby creating an enabling digital health ecosystem in the country. The National Health Authorities (NHA) has announced integration of National Telemedicine Service -eSanjeevani with its flagship scheme – Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM).

Smile Foundation, with invaluable support from the donor, decided to complement the efforts of the District Health Administration in Nuh. Developing a resilient primary healthcare system, wherein e-Arogya clinics with Tele-Medicine Kiosks, Medicine Vending Machine (MVM), training a cadre of Community Health Officers (CHO) on the grounds, and promoting the public healthcare mandates of the government were part of the collaborative project objectives.

Ten e-Arogya Clinics comprising of Tele-Medicine kiosks with Medicine Vending Machines (MVM)) were established under eight Primary Health Centres (PHCs), covering a target beneficiary of 10 lakh population in all the four sub-divisions of the district of Nuh, namely Ferozepur Jhirka, Nuh, Punhana, and Tauru.

Consultations with general physicians and specialist doctors, free distribution of medicines, screening of NCD (non-communicable disease) and referral to secondary and tertiary healthcare services are being made available to people at these e-Arogya Clinics. In addition, capacity building of the front-line workers and CHOs (Community Health officers) are facilitated by organizing need-based training programmes in consultation with Nuh district health administration.

Tele-medicine Projects

The tele-medicine project was initiated in the district after fulfilling the infrastructural gaps through refurbishment of ten health and wellness centres, installation of solar power system ensuring round-the-clock electricity supply and internet facility supporting the uninterrupted tele-consultations. The e-Arogya clinics generate electronic health record (EHR) of the patients and also it keeps the record of non-communicable disease (NCD) that was shared with the government.

Until now, these 10 e-Arogya clinics have benefited over 35,000 individuals directly, of which 52 per cent beneficiaries are women. Community women, who could not think of going outside the village, have got the opportunity to take care of their health and wellbeing.  This has also created an enabling eco-system, encouraging the communities towards availing relevant health entitlements and affirmative action as mandated by the government.

“Smile Foundation and SBI Card were associated with us for these projects. The outcomes through these telemedicine centres, the 10 e-Arogya clinics, have helped patients to avail the services of specialist consultations without having to travel far. The OPDs increased with the e-Arogya clinics and was helpful for the NCD screening and data recording. Now the integration of these centres in e-Sanjeevani will lead to steady rise in tele-consultation ensuring availability, accessibility and affordability of healthcare services in the remotest areas. We welcome such joint collaborations improving the health indicators in an aspirational district like Nuh,” said Dr. Sarvjeet Thapar, Civil Surgeon, District Health Administration, Nuh.

“We are very happy with the outcome and the efforts. Now onward, we are integrating these initiatives within the government mechanism so that it is widely adopted by community people, benefits them continuously and it remains sustainable,” said Dr. Ravi Kant Sinha, Deputy Civil Surgeon (Family Welfare).

“We thank SBI Card for supporting this innovative project and we appreciate the District Health Administration, Nuh for showing confidence in Smile Foundation. I am glad that our collective effort has shown results in the area of ensuring healthy lives and promote well-being, as envisaged in the Sustainable Development Goals (SGD– 3),” said Mr. Santanu Mishra, Co-founder & Executive Trustee of Smile Foundation.

For the sustainability of e-Arogya clinics, all the 10 tele-medicine units under Ayushman Bharat – Health and Wellness centres are now integrated with e-Sanjeevani, the flagship National Telemedicine Service of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. These are being handed over to the district health department, Nuh. A two-day special training session has also been organized for all the Community Health Officers (CHOs) to ensure effective management of the machines and devices too.

Source: https://mycsrindia.com/tele-medicine-projects-govt-corporate-collaboration/

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Tele-medicine Projects set example in Govt.-Corporate-Non-profit collaboration

Tele-medicine Projects set example in Govt.-Corporate-Non-profit collaboration

August 01, 2023, New Delhi: A single tele-medicine unit that began in May 2021 in Doha
village of Haryana’s Nuh (Mewat) district grew into a project comprising of 10 units at
Health and Wellness Centres in this only aspirational district of Haryana. Smile Foundation,
in partnership with the Government of Haryana (District Health Administration) and
supported by SBI Cards and Payment Services Limited, implemented the project in four
blocks of Nuh, covering a population of one million.


The National Health Policy 2017 (NHP 2017) sets the goal of ensuring the highest possible
level of health and well-being for all, through increasing access, improving quality and
lowering the cost of healthcare delivery. The NHP 17 lays significant emphasis on leveraging
digital technologies for enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of delivery of the healthcare
services. The policy recommends a paradigm shift from the existing silos systems to a
holistic and comprehensive health eco-system, founded on the latest digital architectures
and technologies.


Tele-medicine is an important domain under the newly constituted National Digital Health
Mission, thereby creating an enabling digital health ecosystem in the country. The National
Health Authorities (NHA) has announced integration of National Telemedicine Service –
eSanjeevani with its flagship scheme – Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM). 
Smile Foundation, with invaluable support from the donor, decided to complement the
efforts of the District Health Administration in Nuh. Developing a resilient primary
healthcare system, wherein e-Arogya clinics with Tele-Medicine Kiosks, Medicine Vending
Machine (MVM), training a cadre of Community Health Officers (CHO) on the grounds, and
promoting the public healthcare mandates of the government were part of the collaborative
project objectives.


Ten e-Arogya Clinics comprising of Tele-Medicine kiosks with Medicine Vending Machines
(MVM)) were established under eight Primary Health Centres (PHCs), covering a target
beneficiary of 10 lakh population in all the four sub-divisions of the district of Nuh, namely
Ferozepur Jhirka, Nuh, Punhana, and Tauru.


Consultations with general physicians and specialist doctors, free distribution of medicines,
screening of NCD (non-communicable disease) and referral to secondary and tertiary
healthcare services are being made available to people at these e-Arogya Clinics. In addition,
capacity building of the front-line workers and CHOs (Community Health officers) are
facilitated by organizing need-based training programmes in consultation with Nuh district
health administration.


The tele-medicine project was initiated in the district after fulfilling the infrastructural gaps
through refurbishment of ten health and wellness centres, installation of solar power

system ensuring round-the-clock electricity supply and internet facility supporting the
uninterrupted tele-consultations. The e-Arogya clinics generate electronic health record
(EHR) of the patients and also it keeps the record of non-communicable disease (NCD) that
was shared with the government.


Until now, these 10 e-Arogya clinics have benefited over 35,000 individuals directly, of
which 52 per cent beneficiaries are women. Community women, who could not think of
going outside the village, have got the opportunity to take care of their health and
wellbeing. This has also created an enabling eco-system, encouraging the communities
towards availing relevant health entitlements and affirmative action as mandated by the
government.


“Smile Foundation and SBI Card were associated with us for these projects. The outcomes
through these telemedicine centres, the 10 e-Arogya clinics, have helped patients to avail
the services of specialist consultations without having to travel far. The OPDs increased with
the e-Arogya clinics and was helpful for the NCD screening and data recording. Now the
integration of these centres in e-Sanjeevani will lead to steady rise in tele-consultation
ensuring availability, accessibility and affordability of healthcare services in the remotest
areas. We welcome such joint collaborations improving the health indicators in an
aspirational district like Nuh,” said Dr. Sarvjeet Thapar, Civil Surgeon, District Health
Administration, Nuh.


“We are very happy with the outcome and the efforts. Now onward, we are integrating
these initiatives within the government mechanism so that it is widely adopted by
community people, benefits them continuously and it remains sustainable,” said Dr. Ravi
Kant Sinha, Deputy Civil Surgeon (Family Welfare).


“We thank SBI Card for supporting this innovative project and we appreciate the District
Health Administration, Nuh for showing confidence in Smile Foundation. I am glad that our
collective effort has shown results in the area of ensuring healthy lives and promote well-
being, as envisaged in the Sustainable Development Goals (SGD– 3),” said Mr. Santanu
Mishra, Co-founder & Executive Trustee of Smile Foundation.


For the sustainability of e-Arogya clinics, all the 10 tele-medicine units under Ayushman
Bharat – Health and Wellness centres are now integrated with e-Sanjeevani, the flagship
National Telemedicine Service of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. These are being
handed over to the district health department, Nuh. A two-day special training session has
also been organized for all the Community Health Officers (CHOs) to ensure effective
management of the machines and devices too.

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Smile Foundation mulls AI-integration and more Digitization in Mission Education

Smile Foundation mulls AI-integration and more Digitization in Mission Education

NEW DELHI, DELHI, INDIA, July 13, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — Smile Foundation, an Indian development organization, is known for its life-cycle approach of development centered around children and their families. The organization has been piloting projects focused on integrating relevant technological applications in the areas of child education, especially in remote rural areas and underserved urban communities.

The recent pandemic might have brought devastation and uncertainty across the globe. However, it did fast-track some disruptions and prepone significant opportunities which might have taken longer time to be adapted. India seems to have gained the most from the disruptions, most prominently in the area of education.

In the meanwhile, estimates have put India as the world’s most populous country. This has also brought up the necessity to harness the demographic dividend. It begins with children, and their education.

India seems to have found a homegrown, new formula. Digitization and the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 have every potential to further the reach and efficacy of child education in India. With 1.5 million schools and 250 million children, India’s education system is one of the largest in the world too.

The government in India swiftly and diligently responded to the COVID-19 induced lockdown and used digital wherewithal to ensure continued schooling for children. The Indian government also launched a plethora of apps, channels, portals and other tools to facilitate online learning.

Smile Foundation, like a few other civil society organizations, also explored and researched the available options in government and private sectors, with an objective to complement the governmental efforts. Undoubtedly, digitization in education continued to find prominence in the endeavour to create access as well as efficacy for quality education in a revolutionary way.

Digitization of education in India is going to be in the scheme of things in the realm of the future of learning. In the meantime, the Government of India has defined different channels and taken several initiatives to disseminate educational and pedagogic means and sources across the country.

Even the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 emphasizes digitization as well as the use of technology in education. Another focus is on education technology for further training, especially in rural areas. This initiative is primarily meant to provide quality education, especially within tier-2 and tier-3 towns, and villages. What looked like a distant dream in the recent past seems to be a reality soon.

Even though digital mode of education in India is booming, there are a few major challenges that might come on the way of its growth. Places with low internet connectivity may find it difficult to access the facilities. Training the teachers swiftly in such a large country may need more resources and collaboration. Only those teachers and administrators who are technically sound can conduct digital classes and also make it effective for the students. Uniformly and quickly, all schools require to have proper facilities for digital classrooms too.

However, on the brighter side, there is a way forward for the future of digital education in India. Developing e-content in local languages would help teaching and learning more effective, going by the diversity of the linguistic map. Virtual labs and skill development courses may also be added to schools. Priority will gradually be given to getting access to digital education anytime, anywhere. In order to get the best e-learning resources; however, teachers have to upskill themselves accordingly.

“Application of AI (artificial intelligence) in the areas of personalization of education and experiential learning in the near future will bring exciting outcome,” opines Santanu Mishra, Co-founder & Executive Trustee of Smile Foundation. He adds, “Government-corporate-civil society collaboration in the area of education is going to be more synchronized and need-based in the coming days as child education will continue to remain a common cause and one of the national priorities.”

“Education technology and digitization of education has given us an opportunity to reimagine the teaching-learning process within Mission Education initiative of Smile Foundation.” says Seema Kumar, Education Specialist at Smile Foundation. “Education technology and digitization of education have the potential to transform the way we approach education by enabling personalized learning, expanding access to education, and promoting collaboration and creativity. These will play a crucial role in the future of education, and it will likely continue to evolve and shape the way we teach and learn in the years to come.”

Smile Foundation has been working in 26 states of India, benefitting more than 1.5 million children and their families every year through various welfare projects focusing on children, their families and the communities.

Sandip Nayak
Smile Foundation
+91 11 4312 3700
[email protected]

Source: https://www.asiapacificnewsjournal.com/article/644334423-smile-foundation-mulls-ai-integration-and-more-digitization-in-mission-education

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Smile Foundation mulls AI-integration and more Digitization in Mission Education

Smile Foundation mulls AI-integration and more Digitization in Mission Education

NEW DELHI, DELHI, INDIA, July 13, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — Smile Foundation, an Indian development organization, is known for its life-cycle approach of development centered around children and their families. The organization has been piloting projects focused on integrating relevant technological applications in the areas of child education, especially in remote rural areas and underserved urban communities.

The recent pandemic might have brought devastation and uncertainty across the globe. However, it did fast-track some disruptions and prepone significant opportunities which might have taken longer time to be adapted. India seems to have gained the most from the disruptions, most prominently in the area of education.

In the meanwhile, estimates have put India as the world’s most populous country. This has also brought up the necessity to harness the demographic dividend. It begins with children, and their education.

India seems to have found a homegrown, new formula. Digitization and the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 have every potential to further the reach and efficacy of child education in India. With 1.5 million schools and 250 million children, India’s education system is one of the largest in the world too.

The government in India swiftly and diligently responded to the COVID-19 induced lockdown and used digital wherewithal to ensure continued schooling for children. The Indian government also launched a plethora of apps, channels, portals and other tools to facilitate online learning.

Smile Foundation, like a few other civil society organizations, also explored and researched the available options in government and private sectors, with an objective to complement the governmental efforts. Undoubtedly, digitization in education continued to find prominence in the endeavour to create access as well as efficacy for quality education in a revolutionary way.

Digitization of education in India is going to be in the scheme of things in the realm of the future of learning. In the meantime, the Government of India has defined different channels and taken several initiatives to disseminate educational and pedagogic means and sources across the country.

Even the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 emphasizes digitization as well as the use of technology in education. Another focus is on education technology for further training, especially in rural areas. This initiative is primarily meant to provide quality education, especially within tier-2 and tier-3 towns, and villages. What looked like a distant dream in the recent past seems to be a reality soon.

Even though digital mode of education in India is booming, there are a few major challenges that might come on the way of its growth. Places with low internet connectivity may find it difficult to access the facilities. Training the teachers swiftly in such a large country may need more resources and collaboration. Only those teachers and administrators who are technically sound can conduct digital classes and also make it effective for the students. Uniformly and quickly, all schools require to have proper facilities for digital classrooms too.

However, on the brighter side, there is a way forward for the future of digital education in India. Developing e-content in local languages would help teaching and learning more effective, going by the diversity of the linguistic map. Virtual labs and skill development courses may also be added to schools. Priority will gradually be given to getting access to digital education anytime, anywhere. In order to get the best e-learning resources; however, teachers have to upskill themselves accordingly.

“Application of AI (artificial intelligence) in the areas of personalization of education and experiential learning in the near future will bring exciting outcome,” opines Santanu Mishra, Co-founder & Executive Trustee of Smile Foundation. He adds, “Government-corporate-civil society collaboration in the area of education is going to be more synchronized and need-based in the coming days as child education will continue to remain a common cause and one of the national priorities.”

“Education technology and digitization of education has given us an opportunity to reimagine the teaching-learning process within Mission Education initiative of Smile Foundation.” says Seema Kumar, Education Specialist at Smile Foundation. “Education technology and digitization of education have the potential to transform the way we approach education by enabling personalized learning, expanding access to education, and promoting collaboration and creativity. These will play a crucial role in the future of education, and it will likely continue to evolve and shape the way we teach and learn in the years to come.”

Smile Foundation has been working in 26 states of India, benefitting more than 1.5 million children and their families every year through various welfare projects focusing on children, their families and the communities.

Sandip Nayak
Smile Foundation
+91 11 4312 3700
[email protected]

Source: https://www.americanewsobserver.com/article/644334423-smile-foundation-mulls-ai-integration-and-more-digitization-in-mission-education

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1. Smile Foundation collects information from the users in a number of ways, for example when the user:

  • Makes a donation
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2. While forwarding a donation for Smile Foundation the well-wishers have to submit some personal information as it would help us ensuring genuine contributions:

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3. Smile Foundation does not collect or record the user’s personal information unless he/she chooses to provide it.

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1. General browsing of Smile Foundation website is anonymous and it does not register the user’spersonal information except the time, date and place of visits and the name of internet service provider. This data is used only for statistics and diagnosis.

2. By signing up for various services offered by Smile Foundation, the user explicitly authorizes us to collect information based on the user’s usage. The information is used to help provide a better experience to the user and is used as per the user’s specified instructions.

3. Smile Foundation keeps the user information strictly confidential and this information is secured safely. All relevant information collected through Smile Foundation website is handled and used by internal and/or authorized officials only. It is nevershared with any external agencies or third party individuals.

4. Smile Foundation uses the information givento it in the following ways:

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2. Several layers of built-in security, including an advanced firewall system, encryption of credit card numbers, and use of passwords, protect the collected information.

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1. Smile Foundation uses a number of external web services on its site to display content within its web pages. For example, to display video it uses YouTube. As with the social media buttons, Smile Foundation cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on the user’s consumption of the content embedded on its site.

2. The Smile Foundation website contains links to other websites for the benefit of its visitors. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such other websites.

3. Smile Foundation is not expressly or impliedly responsible for, or liable to any loss or damage caused to a user by the collection, use and retention of Personal Information by such website in any manner whatsoever. It is important that the users review the privacy policies of all websites they visit before disclosing any information to such websites.

Changes to Privacy Policy

1. As and when the need arises, Smile Foundation may alter its privacy policy in accordance with the latest technology and trends. It will provide you with timely notice of these changes. The users may reach out to Smile Foundation if they have any queries about any changes made to its practices.

2. If you have any questions at all about Smile Foundation’s privacy policy, please write to us at: [email protected]

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Welcome to this web-site of SMILE FOUNDATION. We make public our policy on refund and cancellation of donations received for the social cause on payment gateway as under:-

  • No refund/cancellation for the donated amount by any donor will not be entertained, the online donations through the online payment gateway.
  • No cash or refund of money will be allowed.
  • If any in-kind support received by the donor from any where the material will be reached to the poorest of the poorer communities.
  • Once received the donation for a cause will not be refunded to the donor. No cancellation to be made. The donation will be used for the community development, children education or women’s empowerment.
Terms and Conditions

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SMILE FOUNDATION reserves the rights to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified. You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the site by any third party.

This site and the information, names, images, pictures, logos regarding or relating to SMILE FOUNDATION are provided “as is” without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied. In no event will SMILE FOUNDATION be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from the use or in connection with such use or loss of use of the site, whether in contract or in negligence.

SMILE FOUNDATION does not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.

Copyright restrictions:

Commercial use or publication of all or any item displayed is strictly prohibited without prior authorization from SMILE FOUNDATION. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license by SMILE FOUNDATION to use any item displayed.

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SMILE FOUNDATION takes no responsibility for the content of external Internet sites. Other websites that we link to are owned and operated by third parties and SMILE FOUNDATION has no control over them. The fact that we include links to other websites does not mean that SMILE FOUNDATION approves of or endorses any other third party website or the content of that website. We accept no liability for any statements, information, products or services that are published on or are accessible through any websites owned or operated by third parties.

Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of the site including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary information. If there is any conflict between these terms and conditions and rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on this site relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.

These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of India.

If these terms and conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this site must be terminated immediately. SMILE FOUNDATION for Social Welfare Service is a registered at

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Yusuf Sarai Community Centre
New Delhi-110049
Phone : +91-11-43123700

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EDUCATION

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
National Education Policy
Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
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Skill India
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HEALTH

National Rural Health Mission
Universal Health Coverage
National Digital Health Mission
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Anaemia Mukt Bharat
Poshan Abhiyan
Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan
Anganwadi Strengthening