Social enterprise start-up Innovant in collaboration with The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Future of Mobility and Transport Panel and Aeris, has launched the Phase 1 of Project IMPACT (Innovative Mobility for People Advancement through Communications and Technology) aimed at improving the livelihood in rural India and increase the living index parameters.
IIT BHU is the Incubation Partner and Saraswati Seva Foundation is the Social Impact partner for the project. At the event, Innovant also showcased its e-rickshaw project, a sustainability initiative that is enabled with IoT kits and other functionalities for rural India.
As a principal sponsor of the IoT technology, Aeris will support Pilot Phase of Project IMPACT in the eastern region of UP with Saraswati Seva Foundation (SSF) and Innovant International. SSF is a non-profit organisation with a vision to reduce poverty and encourage social justice by empowering women, protecting the children, enabling the youth and supporting the farmers.
The company will back the project with complete mobile application development for the healthcare, agriculture facilitation, policy dissemination and skill development tracks including the tools to communicate and analyse data with its data management platform. As part of the project, Aeris will also implement a fully-operational, tested and optimised IoT solution for healthcare and vehicle tracking incorporating connected hardware devices and data connectivity.
Speaking at the launch of the project, Vivek Singh said, “e-Mobility could truly be a game changer for rural and semi-urban skilling and employment. Project IMPACT is an effort towards wrapping the best-breed technologies with sunrise industries such as e-Mobility to create supply-chain linkages, e-health diagnostics, Government policy dissemination, Farm facilitation.”