Technologies & Models for Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas
Urban infrastructure and services should be provided in rural hubs to create economic opportunities outside of cities. The speaker proposes urban infrastructure and services to be provided in rural hubs to create economic opportunities outside of cities.
Physical connectivity by providing roads, electronic connectivity by providing communication networks, and knowledge connectivity by establishing professional and technical institutions will have to be done in an integrated way so that economic connectivity will emanate.
Ashok Das, Founder CEO, SunMoksha, provides insights on products and consultancy services in and implementation of sustainability and clean technology solutions to villages. The session provides a stronger focus on rural and suburban applications.
It develops and implements novel solutions for energy access to village communities including the flagship product Smart Nanogrid, also solutions developed and implemented for energy & water management, conducting data analytics, and implements energy/water efficiency and renewable energy solutions to reduce bills and achieve sustainability.
The talk also provides an overview to become a ‘zero energy, water, waste’ model. and also include information on solar PV & thermal, bio-energy, bio-fuel, waste-to-energy, energy efficiency, smart microgrid, and green building domains.
Ashok Das, has worked with international development agencies such as the World Bank, UK-DFID, KfW, ADB, Ashden. Mentoring clean technology companies under USAID/CTI-PFAN Program (http://cti-pfan.net).
Urban infrastructure and services should be provided in rural hubs to create economic opportunities outside of cities. The speaker talks about how physical, electronic, and knowledge connectivity can be integrated to result in economic connectivity