Apurva Joshi

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The Multiple Mice project demonstrated the financial [1] and learning [2] benefits of enabling students in resource-constrained schools to share one computer. In India, the lack of Multiple Mice authoring tools coupled with teachers' low computer proficiency means little or no customized content is created. This is problematic as the capability to create(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The plant Jasminum sambac L. (Oleaceae) is cultivated throughout India. The leaves and roots of the plant are used traditionally in the treatment of inflammation, fever and pain. The leaves of the plant have been reported to posses significant anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities. OBJECTIVE To scientifically validate(More)
The present investigation is an attempt to scientifically validate the traditional use of the roots of the plant Albizzia lebbeck in Ayurvedic system of medicine for curing wounds. The study included phytochemical standardization of the ethanol root extract of A. lebbeck, which was further subjected to oral acute toxicity study. Wound-healing activity of(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Leea macrophylla Roxb. ex Hornem. (Leeaceae) commonly known as Hastikarnapalasa is mainly distributed throughout the tropical parts of India. Traditionally, the plant is found to be effective against guinea worm, ringworm and is applied to sores and wounds. AIM OF THE STUDY The present study aims to validate traditional(More)
Nowadays web services technology is widely used to integrate heterogeneous systems and develop new applications. Here an application of integration of hotel management systems by web services technology is presented. Digital Hotel Management integrates lots of systems of hotel industry such as Ordering System Kitchen Order Ticket (KOT), Billing System,(More)
Data tracking and analytics methods for organizations operating in rural locations are cumbersome -- particularly for the many that continue to use traditional, non-electronic methods. To evaluate effectiveness and productivity, these organizations are being asked to adopt data and analytics methodologies that are technology oriented in nature. Today,(More)
In this paper we take further the experimental work on the use of multiple-input devices for developing regions and describe the process involved in creating a ready-to-deploy multimedia CD for English, as a second language, in vernacular-language-medium Indian schools. We briefly explore three areas here – first, we discuss the choice of learning English(More)
Teachers become increasingly engaged in computermediated instruction when they have control over the content. This engagement is critical for the effective use of computers in education. In India, however, two related prevailing conditions limit teacher engagement in computer-mediated learning. First, the low level of teachers' computer proficiency means it(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India (API) is a unique book of standards describing the quality, purity and strength of selected drugs that are manufactured, distributed, and sold by the licensed manufacturers in pan India. It is developed in two parts; the part one comprises of mono-monographs of medicinal substances of(More)
In Ayurveda, Leea macrophylla Roxb. ex Hornem. (Leeaceae) is indicated in worm infestation, dermatopathies, wounds, inflammation, and in symptoms of diabetes. The present study aims to determine the antioxidant and antibacterial potential of ethanolic extract and its different fractions of Leea macrophylla root tubers using phytochemical profiling which is(More)