Setting up of Rural Women Technology Park at Basani, Varanasi :

Implementing Agency


  • Sai Institute of Rural Development (SIRD)-YGVS

Basani, Baragaon (Near Airport), Varanasi- 221204

Legal Status: Societies Registration Act 21, 1860 and Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 1976


  • Digital India Corporation (Formerly Media Lab Asia)
  • 708-723, 7th Floor, Devika Tower, 6 Nehru Place New Delhi, India 110 019

Contact No:  01126443266
Legal Status: A Section 25 company, DeitY, MCIT, GOI

Target Area:

Blocks of Varanasi - Badagaon, Pindra, and Harhua

Women Technology Park (WTP) will help in development of three Lok Sabha area (Varanasi Sadar, Chandauli and Machli Shahar), three Vidhan Sabha area (Pindra, Sewapuri and Ajgara) and three development blocks (Badagaon, Pindra, and Harhua) and wide category of women may be benefitted with the establishment of WTP.

Target group:
Women artisans, retailers, students, farmers etc.
Project Centre

Yuva Gramya Vikas Samiti

Basani (Near L.B.S. Airport), Varanasi - 221204, (U. P.), INDIA

General Objective:

(Only 5 – 6 focused objectives that can be observed, measured or clearly assessable – select amongst the general objective given below which are specific to your location)

1) Provide technology for sustainable utilization of natural resources-for livelihood generation : Food Preservation.

2) To provide technological solutions to location specific problems faced by women : Healthcare awareness, eGalla.

3) Serve as a common platform for the cause of developing or deploying location specific technologies for women along with S&T institution local and elsewhere and wider dissemination of these technologies : craft designing, eGalla.

4) To establish inter linkages with R&D institutes for promotion & development of appropriate technologies. : designing, marketing, retail, accounting

5) To organize discussion/workshop on women’s problem. Health awareness camps etc.: Heathcare awareness

6) To develop individual and group entrepreneurship. Eg. SHG creation, eGalla CHIC-CAD, Handicraft items etc

7) To create network of women groups and facilitate income generation programmes. SHG creation, microfinance.

Technologies selected for dissemination (Training Courses)
  • Food processing: The food processing sector is critical to India’s development, for it establishes a vital linkage and synergy between the two pillars of the economy— Industry and Agriculture.

  • eGalla- A Retail Management System: It is a retail management system for small & medium retailers which would encompass a host of services involving software components for increase in efficiency of livelihood enhancement and social development by propagating improved methods of trade, inventory management, billing, account management, collaborative social network of shops etc.eGalla is focused and designed for the lower mid-segment of the Indian market.

  • Healthcare: : For Health awareness among Women/ students and their families especially from minority community will be benefitted by the software’s and awareness programs developed by Media Lab Asia/Health ministry/others.


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