Mobile information technology for Rural Advancement -MITRA

2006-2008

Information technology has been used for multiple projects by PEDO and the major one has been in the elaborate Microfinance operations. Ministry of information Technology-Government of India and UNDP supported PEDO in introducing IT based accounting system. PEDO termed it as MITRA or Mobile information Technology for Rural Advancement. The Project’s concept was to develop a Mobile Phone based management information System for women’s Empowerment through Microfinance. This project established a transparent and easily accessible Management information system (MIS) to develop and ownership of Women’s institution. This concept was later adopted by the Government of Rajasthan and been applied statewide for micro-finance project.