Assimilation of technology and human effort
Operation ASHA trains local CHWs rigorously and empowers them, at every step, with various technology applications. These applications have been developed in collaboration with target
communities, CHWs, beneficiaries, technology experts and psychologists. eCompliance application was the application, which was developed in collaboration with Microsoft
Research. It was based on laptops. In 2014, Operation ASHA’s in-house technology team migrated to tablets and also developed all other applications. All hardware is off-the- shelf.
The applications are highly reliable and secure. Security parameters of one application have already met the requirements of National Informatics Center of the Indian Government. Each technology application is briefly discussed below.