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UNDP Papua New Guinea: Sustainable Development Goals and PNG Businesses

“[D]ata and technology can be used to chart a more scientific (and measurable) approach to development. The dashboard we are working on here in PNG will help highlight where development activities businesses are engaging in and where. This will support partnerships with other businesses, government departments and all development partners.” In…
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Firstpost: Narendra Modi says India has no dearth of resources, only needs good governance for development

  He (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) also launched the DISHA portal, a smart-governance tool developed for MPs and MLAs for monitoring implementation of various programmes and schemes of different ministries in their respective constituencies through a single portal. We are excited to have the DISHA dashboard — one of our…
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Geospatial World: Centralized data intelligence-based planning necessary for sustainable development

Is centralized data intelligence-based planning crucial for #sustainable development? https://t.co/unIPbXG5y0 @Social_Cops @prukalpa — GEOSPATIAL WORLD (@geoworldmedia) August 31, 2017 Decision making at both national and international level is becoming data-driven. Data – spatial data to be specific is critical to solving a lot of national problems and data intelligence can,…
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Economic Times: How state govts across India are using data mining & dashboards for better governance

“We have seen that a large part of service delivery… it does not reach people at the end of the day, because the decision maker does not have full information.” (Poornima Dore, Tata Trusts) We partnered with the Tata Trusts to drive micro-targeted development in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra.…
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Using Data Intelligence to Track Progress Towards the UN SDGs

SocialCops was invited to speak at the #BusinessCoalition4SDGs Conference held in Papua New Guinea where we presented our work around tracking India’s progress towards achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) with the help of data intelligence. “The forum heard about an innovative web platform developed by a leading Indian…
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Economic Times: Why a clutch of young tech ventures are keen on projects for the government

Why a clutch of young tech ventures are keen on projects for the government https://t.co/lV664FAXQw @aphota @lucideustech @Social_Cops — ETtech (@ETtech) June 15, 2017 We’re excited that our work with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was featured in an Economic Times article about startups working with the government to…
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Analytics India: This Delhi-based Data Intelligence Company is using data to build fast, scalable and intuitive solutions to complex problems

‘Data intelligence, which is the essence of this startup, lets SocialCops’ partners use their platform to gain insights from the world’s most difficult data and make complex decisions feel effortless.’ We’re excited to be featured in Analytics India Magazine, which spoke to our co-founder Prukalpa about how SocialCops is making data-driven decisions easier, our…
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The Telegraph India: SocialCops Launches Fellowship for Entrepreneurs to Create Data-Driven Solutions for India

“SocialCops announces the launch of the Data for Impact Fellowship – a program that aims to bring together enterprising future leaders and experienced government decision-makers in solving some of India’s most critical problems through the power of data.” We’re excited to have our new Data For Impact Fellowship featured in The Telegraph…
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Economic Times: SocialCops Tackles Real World Problems with Data Intelligence

  We’re excited to be included in the Economic Times’ Do Big Stories, a series of videos about the best digital innovations being powered by Indian companies. Check out the video and article to learn about the biggest bottleneck in data-driven decision making in the developing world, how our platform is being…
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The Guardian: Data Pioneers Aim to Close the Development Gap in Rural India

“The problem [Prime Minister] Modi has is scale and limited resources. Prukalpa Sankar, co-founder of New Delhi startup SocialCops, believes the solution lies in open data. By using public data to create a realistic picture of social problems, Sankar says resources can be allocated more quickly and effectively.” SocialCops was…
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Brand Equity: Here’s how SocialCops’ Prukalpa Sankar is making a difference with data

Here’s how @SocialCop’s Prukalpa Sankar is making a difference with data. Read: https://t.co/lUJi7qCImg #KyooriusDesignyatra2016 @Kyoorius — Brand Equity (@ETBrandEquity) September 30, 2016 In September 2016, Prukalpa took some time away from the office to speak at Kyoorius’ Designyatra in Jaipur. While she was there, Brand Equity, an initiative of the…
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Youth Ki Awaaz: Want To Know The Status Of Education In Your District? Here’s A Cool Map To Help

“In the map, every district has been scored out of an average score of 10. As one navigates across the map, information regarding the infrastructure, the learning conditions, and the Member of Parliament to be held accountable is also available for every district. This information is provided in the form…
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The Huffington Post: 500 Startups and United Nations Invest in Big Data for Social Good

“Big data allows startups, companies, governments, and societies to gather unprecedented amounts of insights that could change the world for good. Recently, 500 Startups invested in SocialCops, which processes millions of discrete data points in the most remote locations in the world for industry and social sector leaders to make data-driven…
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Economic Times: Why Women Entrepreneurs Dominate Google India Head Rajan Anandan’s Portfolio

“In terms of scale, from his portfolio, Anandan is particularly bullish on SocialCops. He sees its five-year goal as being able to power products like Google Maps with social data, which should be useful for customers as diverse as Hindustan Unilever, Unicef and the Karnataka government, all current clients.” SocialCops…
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Economic Times: Technical Start-Ups Flourish on Deals With Indian Police Forces

“Another start-up looking at police as its key clients is Delhi-based data analytics firm SocialCops, which is in talks with Bangalore and Gurgaon traffic police. The firm performs analytics on crowd-sourced data obtained from NGOs, citizens and municipal bodies, to suggest, for example, the safest route for women to reach their…
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Economic Times: Internet of Things: Know All About the Top Technology for 2014

“Delhi-based technology data startup SocialCops also uses cheap smartphones to accumulate data public infrastructure and services. For instance, Google Maps tells us the quickest route home, but not the safest route home for a girl.” SocialCops was featured in Economic Times. Read the full article here. Watch out for SocialCops…
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TechInAsia: How 500 Startups-Backed SocialCops Gets to the Bottom of the Pyramid With Big Data

“Here is how SocialCops works: data from the people on a variety of issues that affect their daily lives – from pot-holes on roads to teacher-attendance in government schools – is crowd-sourced via low-cost internet-enabled mobile phones. It also deploys field workers to remote areas with no mobile connectivity. From…
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VC Circle: Delhi-Based SocialCops Raises $320K From 500 Startups, Rajan Anandan & Others

“SocialCops is taking Big Data in a direction that a few companies have been able to do, which is providing data and insights that can help solve real world problems.” SocialCops was featured in VC Circle. Read the full article here. [email protected]: Delhi @Social_Cops raises $320K from @500Startups @RajanAnandan http://t.co/OSof0MYSBT…
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Economic Times: SocialCops Raises $320K Seed From 500 Startups, Rajan Anandan and Manoj Menon

“SocialCops uses mobile phones – ranging from simple feature phones to high-end smart phones to source ground level data from citizens and non-profits, says a statement. Says co- founder, Prukalpa Sankar, ‘Even today, important national level decisions about issues like vaccinations and medication affecting millions of people are made based…
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Fast Company: Using Citizens as Human Sensors to Improve Public Services

“SocialCops is a social enterprise that recruits citizens to act as ‘human sensors’ around India’s capital. After only eight months, it’s already worked on several intractable city issues by creating a mobile platform that allows people to get involved in their area.” Read the full article on Fast Company.   Using citizens…
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