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Technology and Development Solutions Cell is a resource center for providing technology-based solutions for the development sector.  TDSC provides resources and services to undertake projects that deliver outputs via academic research outputs, consulting, outreach modules, entrepreneurship guidance, etc. TDSC not only aims at delivering solutions to external stakeholders but primarily uses the academic platform to engage students directly in development-related problems and solutions. The resources of the center can be leveraged by faculty and students of IIT Bombay and other colleges to provide solutions to the community and various development stakeholders.
Mini-governing note for TDSC as written at the inception of the project can be found
here.

TDSC brochure is here and a poster is here

News:

  • January 2020: 4 days course delivered to students of PGD(WASH) at TISS Tuljapur.
  • December 2019: Deonadi Project Phase I completed.
  • November 2019: One day workshop on "Regional Water Balance, Usage and Management: Contextualizing Recent Floods in Kolhapur-Sangli-Satara", Jointly organized by: Walchand College of ENgineering, Sangli, Center for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas, CTARA, IIT Bombay Mumbai and Center for Policy Studies, IIT Bombay, Mumbai on 16th  November 2019. 
  • January 2019: Training for MJP engineers on "Tutorial on JalTantra tool for optimization of piped water schemes" at Amravati
  • August 2018: Taluka level training for water budget calculation and village plan preparation for Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan (year 2018-19) in Palghar district
  • April 2018: TDSC to collaborate with Zilla Parishad Palghar towards the revival of Pathardi water supply scheme 
  • April 2018: Compendium on Design and Analysis of Piped Water Supply Schemes released by Hon. Chief Minister of Maharashtra (link)