Taking technology to the public by engaging with various stakeholders such as students, researchers, experts, government officials, civil society, and social entrepreneurs
Encouraging conversations on the role of technology for sustainable development
Exploring ways of utilizing technology for inclusive development and expanding access to knowledge
Creating a startup ecosystem in rural areas and strengthening rural supply chain
Analyzing problems in technology diffusion and finding avenues to make technological interventions more responsive to the needs of the people
Applying technology as a tool of mitigation during pandemic like Covid-19 and natural disasters
SIDDHI - Self-reliant India: Discussions & Dialogues for Humane Innovations. The objective of the SIDDHI Webinar series is to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary. Gandhi emphasized swaraj - self-reliance, self-sufficiency, social development, self-governance, and development of all sections of India.
SIDDHI is a collaborative endeavour with faculty, researchers, students involved with projects sponsored by Government of India under SPARC, VAJRA and socially relevant projects approved by the Government of India such as Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and New India Internship.
SIDDHI is coordinated by the Office of Global Engagement, IIT Madras.