Rural Technology Development and Delivery

RuTAG and Its Synergy with Other Initiatives

  • Subir Kumar Saha
  • M. R. Ravi
Conference proceedings

Part of the Design Science and Innovation book series (DSI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Past, Present and Future of Rural Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. S. U. Susha Lekshmi, Subir Kumar Saha, M. R. Ravi
      Pages 3-28
  3. Reviews of Technology Interventions at Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Raj Kumar Gupta, Davinder Pal Singh, Mangal Sharma, Sabyasachi Chatterjee, Subir Kumar Saha
      Pages 31-45
    3. R. P. Saini, S. K. Singal, Imtiyaz Ali, Ramesh Chandra Joshi
      Pages 81-94
    4. Bibhuti Ranjan Bhattacharjya, Saurav Sarmah, Sashindra Kumar Kakoty
      Pages 95-112
  4. Analysis of Rural Technology Interventions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Airin Dutta, J. P. Khatait, Subir Kumar Saha
      Pages 125-136
    3. Srijan Prabhakar, Prabhat Kumar, Subir Kumar Saha, D. Ravi Kumar, Deepak Kumar
      Pages 137-144
    4. Kohei Shimasaki, Sushil Raut, Mingjun Jiang, Takeshi Takaki, Idaku Ishii
      Pages 145-151
    5. R. Chattopadhyay, Subir Kumar Saha, Ankit Fatnani
      Pages 167-178
    6. Davinder Pal Singh, Ajit Kumar, Raj Kumar Gupta, Mangal Sharma
      Pages 179-190
    7. Davinder Pal Singh, Sangeeta Kohli, M. R. Ravi, Subir Kumar Saha, Mangal Sharma, Raj Kumar Gupta
      Pages 191-212
    8. Pramod Khadilkar, H. I. Somasekhar, Monto Mani
      Pages 213-221
  5. Design, Development and Dissemination of Rural Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. Davinder Pal Singh, A. K. Gosain
      Pages 225-235
    3. Prashant P. Tak, Dharma Teja Nuli, Siddhartha Ghosh, Anand B. Rao
      Pages 237-247
    4. Prashant P. Tak, Tanjum Haque, Anirban Guha, Anand B. Rao, Narendra Shah, Rupali S. Khanolkar
      Pages 249-261
    5. Vinod Kotwal, Santosh Satya, S. N. Naik, Abhishek Dahiya, Jyoti Kumar
      Pages 263-278
    6. Suraj Bhat, Naman Doshi, Chetanya Dev Bharadwaj, S. N. Singh, Younus Patel, Subir Kumar Saha
      Pages 279-285
    7. R. P. Saini, S. K. Singal, Imtiyaz Ali
      Pages 301-308
    8. Priya Sharma, Nirmalya Samanta, Shyamal Gan, Durga Bhattacharyya, Chirasree RoyChauduri
      Pages 309-322
    9. Prashant P. Tak, Tanmay K. Bhandakkar, Rupali S. Khanolkar
      Pages 323-333
    10. R. P. Saini, S. K. Singal, Imtiyaz Ali, Ramesh Chandra Joshi
      Pages 347-357

About these proceedings


This book comprises the proceedings of a rural technologies conference organised by the Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG), which was conceptualized and initiated by Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) to the Government of India R. Chidambaram in 2003–04. The book highlights case studies and research into providing science and technology interventions for the development of rural areas. Covering various aspects of research carried out in the area of rural technologies, it offers a valuable resource for researchers, professionals, and policymakers alike.


Energy RuTAG Transportation Crafts Water, Health and Sanitation Innovation to Enterprises Agriculture Livelihood Rural Industries and Entrepreneurship

Editors and affiliations

  • Subir Kumar Saha
    • 1
  • M. R. Ravi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-6434-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-6435-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2509-5986
  • Series Online ISSN 2509-5994
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