It was the third consultation in the series of ‘‘Mobile Phone as a Tool for Social & Behaviour Change” programme, a joint effort of UNICEF India and Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) that aims to explore various projects where women, adolescent girls and youth have effectively used mobiles in areas of health, education, sanitation, environment and monitoring and training of frontline workers. Trying to examine the prospects of how mobile phones are bringing social and behavioural changes among frontline workers, DEF and UNICEF India are organizing five consultations in five states of the country. The first two consultations were organized in Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu). This consultation in Uttar Pradesh tried to delve on scope in departments like Planning and Labour also, apart from citizen service delivery.
UNICEF India and Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) organized the third state consultation “Mobile Phones: A Tool for Social & Behaviour Change” on 28-29 August at hotel Clarks Avadh in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.