[BangPypers] BangPypers Digest, Vol 81, Issue 11

Venu Murthy venu.murthy at thoughtworks.com
Mon Jun 2 17:38:07 CEST 2014


Hello Jessica,

While I am waiting for some more projects to listed here, I thought of
sharing with you the Social Impact Projects that my friends in ThoughtWorks
has undertaken in India.

  About the project

Built using

For more info

Vikalpsangam is a  platform that showcases and shares stories of
Alternatives to current model from Ecology, Environment, Schooling,
Transport, Settlements, Politics, and so on. A collective of NGOs
supporting more environment friendly practices.

Mezzanine (CMS), Python, Django

http://www.vikalpsangam.org/

Rural IndiaOnline is an archive and living journal of oral and visual
history of Rural India.

Most of it is in Django

http://www.ruralindiaonline.org/

Renovating the Website ArvindGupaToys.com

Mezzanine (CMS), Django

arvindguptatoys.com


Best regards,
Venu

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*“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high
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> Hi folks,
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> Some of you may know me as a Director for the Python Software Foundation or
> from PyCon North America.
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> I'm gathering examples of Python being used to do great, uniquely
> *regional* work.
> Do you have suggestions for cool, impactful projects that use Python in
> India, for India? They might, for example, be related to local
> conservation, culture, science, education, sports, or politics.
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> Regards,
> Jessica
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> Date: Fri, 9 May 2014 23:23:24 +0530
> From: Bibhas Ch Debnath <me at bibhas.in>
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> Hi Jessica,
>
> It's nice to see you here. I think this topic is the perfect place to talk
> about what me and my friends do.
>
> We are a small non-profit called Karnataka Learning Partnership(
> http://klp.org.in/) with the target of better education for all children
> in
> Karnataka. We gather data from (almost) *all* the primary schools in the
> Karnataka state from various sources including govt provided data and the
> open data available out there. These data are usually unstructured. So we
> put efforts to clean them up, connect unrelated data(with both automated
> softwares and manual efforts), and derive useful information out of them.
> We then publish those information in two ways. 1. Reports in printable
> format and 2. through API. We send the printed reports back to the Member
> of Parliaments and other govt officials who needs these data to make better
> decisions and we open the API to the public.
>
> And we do *all* of this using Python. We've been doing this for years. For
> our webapps, we have used web.py for a long time. Now mostly using Django.
> All our data migrations tools, automation scripts, web apps etc are built
> with Python. You can see it all at https://github.com/klpdotorg
>
> Any feedback is welcome. :)
>
>
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> Thanks,
> Bibhas Debnath
> http://bibhas.in
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> On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 9:49 PM, Jessica McKellar <
> jessica.mckellar at gmail.com
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> > Hi folks,
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> > Some of you may know me as a Director for the Python Software Foundation
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> > I'm gathering examples of Python being used to do great, uniquely
> > *regional* work.
> > Do you have suggestions for cool, impactful projects that use Python in
> > India, for India? They might, for example, be related to local
> > conservation, culture, science, education, sports, or politics.
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> > Regards,
> > Jessica
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