What a month it has been #InsideSocialCops! With the Prime Minister of India launching one of our projects, an action-packed townhall meeting, some really fun Diwali celebrations, and lots of traveling — it was no less than an absolute joy. Here is a roundup of what all went into making this October amazing.
Greetings of the festive season from the SocialCops team! 😊
What we have been up to lately
We could not be more excited to share this news! In what was a special moment for us, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched one of our projects — the DISHA Dashboard. It is the first national level platform that helps decision-makers in tracking 41 welfare schemes in real time. Read more here.
Our Research and Analysis team has been working on a data-driven approach to track and monitor progress towards the UN SDGs in an effective manner. We were in Philippines and Papua New Guinea to help businesses adopt it in order to accomplish the #Agenda2030.
#Throwback: Our co-founders Varun and Prukalpa sat down with EnSpace, IIT Bombay to discuss their journey since their win at the Eureka! 2013 (Asia’s largest business model competition). Read their conversation here.
In order to empower our partner organizations working on the most complex problems, our Deployments team conducted several capacity building and training sessions across India. Catch a glimpse below.
It has been a month of exciting updates on our mobile data collection app Collect! With the latest feature additions, Collect now supports videos questions, audio audits, and scale and rating questions. Learn more here.
What we are writing
A good pay and a big name, or impact, long work hours and a steep learning curve — what would you choose? Achyut Joshi from our team shares why he chose to experience the latter at SocialCops. This is his story!
What we are reading
Here are a few stories that we found inspiring and educating. We hope you enjoy reading them!
- To get more out of aid and investment, developing countries need to focus on data collection
- How Facebook’s VP of Product Finds Focus and Creates Conditions for Intentional Work
Who we are hiring
Our data intelligence platform is central to what we do! We are looking for a DevOps Engineer capable of managing and building upon the infrastructure that supports it. Think it’s you? Learn more and apply.