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Vikalpdesign is located at Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. It was founded by Lakshmi Murthy, a graduate of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.

Our niche area is sexual and reproductive health communication for rural adolescents. Within this, we:

  1. Design and develop communication products
  2. Conduct workshops for rural audiences on sexual health
  3. Conduct training of health educators

Vikalpdesign's clients have included:

WSSCC - Water and Sanitation Collaborative Council (Geneva)
Aga Khan Foundation (Delhi - Nizauddin Basti Health Initiative)
UNFPA - IPD Project (Orissa)
UNFPA, (New Delhi)
UNIFEM (New Delhi)
Population Council (New Delhi)
Futures International, (New Delhi)
Jharkhand Health Society ( Jharkhand)
SWATI (Gujarat)
Samuha, People's Trust (Karnataka)

In Rajasthan

West Zone Cultural Centre
Seva Mandir, Prayatna Samiti, Prayas, ARTH
State Resource Cente, ICHAP, RCDCSSS & CRS
ISGP Indo Swiss Goat Project
Vidhya Bhawan Society
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, RUDA, Digantar

Vikalpdesign is also associated with education:

National institute of Design, Ahmedabad
Indian Institute of Craft and Design, Jaipur
Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad
Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad
Udaipur School of Social Work, Udaipur
Pearl Academy of Design, Delhi
Banasthali University, Newai, Rajasthan

Vikalpdesign's work has been showcased at International Conferences:

  • "Body Expulsions and Rural Community Health - Spaces, Perceptions and Management Systems" at the conference "Rural and Remote Resilience: Making the Priorities Possible" International Rural Network, Whyalla, South Australia. September 2012
  • "A fresh coat of paint: including people in planning health media" at the conference, "Power of Place" International Rural Network, Abingdon, U.S.A. June 2005
  • "Communicating for sexuality" at the conference "Taking Charge" Organised by the International Rural Network, Inverness, Scotland, June 2003
  • "The Art of Communicating for Health" at the Arts Design and Health World Symposium, Sydney, Australia, February 2003


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