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Focus: ‘Mobiles for social and behavior change’
Date: August 28-29, 2014
Venue: Clarks Avadh, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Consultation Objectives:

  • Reflect on the reach, access, use and potential of mobile phones amongst women, adolescent girls, boys and other stakeholders for Social & Behaviour Change (SBC) in Uttar Pradesh;
  • Understand some of the models being implemented using mobile phones for social and behaviour change – information/knowledge dissemination, monitoring and tracking to enhance performance and accountability, training and skill support to front line workers, and inter personal communication;
  • Assess the potential of the different interventions to be adopted for implementation and scale up;
  • Explore the scope of partnership building and collaborative work amongst government, private, bilateral agencies, CSOs and others in mobiles for SBC in Uttar Pradesh.

DAY 1: AUGUST 28, 2014
10.00 AM – 10.30 AM : Registration of delegates & participants
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Tea
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM: WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
This session gives an overview of the objectives of Consultation and the expectations from the deliberations. It sets the context and background to the Consultation.

11.00 AM – 11.05 AM Welcome & Introduction by Digital Empowerment Foundation
11.05 AM – 11:15 AM Introduction of Invitees, practitioners and participants
11.15 AM – 11:25 AM Consultation overview
Nilofer Pourzand, Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Office of Uttar Pradesh
11:25 AM – 11:35 AM Role of ICT and mobile phones for Citizen Service Delivery
Mr. Amod Kumar, Chief Minister’s Office at UP Government
11:35 AM – 11:45 AM Understanding the Scope & of the use of mobile phones in health sector
Mr. Arvind Kumar, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
11:45 AM – 12:05 AM Keynote address
Mr.Naveen Chandra Bajpai, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
12:05 PM – 12:20 PM Discussion & Recommendation points

12.20 PM – 1.15 PM WORKING SESSION I
STATUS OVERVIEW: MOBILE REACHABILITY, ACCESSIBILITY, USABILITY & POTENTIAL IN UTTAR PRADESH

12:20 PM – 12:35 PM Reach and Access of Mobiles in Uttar Pradesh
Presentation by: Mr. Kamlesh Kukreti, DGM, BSNL, Uttar Pradesh Telecom Circle
12:35 PM – 12:50 PM Mobile Usage & Potential [Content + Context]in Uttar Pradesh
Presentation by: Mr. Osama Manzar, Founder- Director, DEF
12:50 PM – 1:15 PM

Q&A Session and Discussion
1.15 PM- 2.15 PM

LUNCH BREAK
2.15 PM – 3.30 PM WORKING SESSION II
LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCES: USE OF MOBILE PHONES FOR 1) INFORMATION DISSEMINATION & 2) MONITORING/TRACKING FOR ENHANCING ACCOUNTABILITY IN UTTAR PRADESH

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Case Study presentations: Use of mobile phones for Monitoring and Tracking

  • Mobiles for Health- Presented by: Mr. Sudhanshu Tripathi, Project Name: IVRS based Daily Monitoring System (DMS)By: Mid-Day Meal Authority, Location: Uttar Pradesh
  • Mobiles for Health- Presented by: Starlene Sharma, Project Name: mSwasth, By: Spatial Ideas, Location: Maharashtra
  • Mobiles for Giving people Voice- Presented by: Aditya Vashishtha, Project Name: CGnet Swara, Location: Chattisgarh
  • 3.15 PM- 3.30 PM

    Discussions
    3.30 PM – 3.45 PM Case study presentations: Use of Mobile phones for Information Dissemination

  • Mobiles for Education- Presented by: Vartika Gupta, Project Name: The Radiophone Project, By: Sesame Workshop India, Location: Uttar Pradesh
  • 3.45 PM- 4.00 PM

    QnA Session and Discussions
    4.00 PM- 4.15 PM

    Tea Break
    4.15 PM–4.45 PM Group Work and Sub-Group Discussions
    4.45 PM–5.00 PM Summary of Day 1
    DAY 2: AUGUST 29, 2014
    9.30 AM – 9.45 AM : Recap of Day 1
    9:45 AM – 10:15 AM: Sub-Group Presentations
    10:15 AM – 1:15 PM: WORKING SESSION III
    LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCES: USE OF MOBILE PHONES FOR SKILL SUPPORT TO FRONTLINE WORKERS

    10:15 AM – 11:30 AM Case Study presentations: Use of mobile phones for Support to Frontline Workers

  • Mobiles for Health- Presented by: Mr. Girdhari Bora, Project Name: mSakhi, By: IntraHealth International, Location: Uttar Pradesh
  • Mobiles for Health- Presented by: Satish Shrivastava, Project Name: ReMiND, By: Catholic Relief Services, Location: Uttar Pradesh
  • Mobiles for Health- Presented by: Alka Malhotra, about Ammaji Mobisodes by UNICEF, Location: Jharkhand, Orissa, Gujarat
  • 11.30 AM- 11.45 AM

    QnA Session and Discussions
    11.45 AM- 12.00 PM

    Tea Break
    12.00 PM- 12.30 PM

    Group Discussions
    12.30 PM- 1.00 PM

    Group Presentations
    1.00 PM- 1.15 PM

    Conclusion & Recommendations by UNICEF Moderator
    1.15 PM- 2.15 PM

    Conclusion & Recommendations by UNICEF Moderator

    2:15 PM – 4:00 PM PLENARY SESSION
    EXPLORING THE USE OF MOBILE PHONES FOR SBC: PARTNERSHIPS, NEXT STEPS AND WAY FORWARD