Swara Session at the SRUTI Saathi Sammelan in Maangaon, Maharashtra

Earlier this year (Feb) we were invited to the SRUTI Saathi Sammelan to talk about how to use communication and technology (including but not limited to Swara) to participate in democracy.

We took along a portable Swara IVR server and did a day long session with the participants. The SRUTI folks were kind enough to give us a mention on their website AND take some pictures.

The pictures are here:

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Re-posting from the SRUTI website

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