iKOnet was setup in 2006 by a set of professionals experienced in development research, decentralized planning and livelihood development.
iKOnet brings chowkis to workstations; choupals to convention-centres, haats to malls, nearer, linking the rural and urban, fastest, using latest technology for voice, video data collection using web, GPS mobile app, telephone, SMS..
iKOnet collects opinions, views, messages live, face to face in their own dialect! Surveying the “seen”, “heard” and “said”, connects grassroots “unofficial minds” with the “official documents”, pushing the bottom of the pyramid closer to the top. It connects intelligences, the human and the artificial, digitally for all (UNICEF, DFID, World Bank, WHO, ILO, large corporate houses, municipalities, international NGOs, gram panchayats)
A convergence of collective wisdom!
iKOnet is a social and development research and consulting company, linking in the Development, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability planners and implementers with the hands needing them the most.
It connects the rural and urban, fastest, using only the latest time tested technology for voice, video data collection using web, GPS mobile app, telephone, SMS. Intelligence connected, always!
It undertakes evidence based need assessments to develop appropriate local strategies, program design, monitoring and evaluation and its impact assessment. With the enthusiasm of the young iKOnet team guided by the wisdom of the experienced experts, supported by global network partner covering over 160 countries, and with a reach of most Asian nations, iKOnet provides a unique blend of service. iKOnet is the local human intelligence network with a global reach!