Cluster Pulse (CP), a not for profit, professionally run, economic development agency working with many global donor agencies like USAID, World Bank, UNIDO, GIZ, DFID, The Commonwealth Secretariat etc for knowledge empowerment & handholding support to companies & businesses in industrial and artisan clusters across India,  USA and 20 other countries. 

Cluster Pulse works with rural enterprises, start-ups & MSMEs on projects of competitiveness, international market access, Energy efficiency, technology upgradations and technology transfer across the globe and has a huge knowledge infrastructure of experts across India, USA and globally in 20 countries. It has worked in 102 clusters across 23 countries, including India and USA.

List of 79 parameters to be covered in diagnostic study of each smart village:

Area of village Maternity / child welfare Public call office ( PCO )
Population TB hospital Mobile phone coverage
Number of Households Ayurvediccentre Internet café / CSC
Male / female / Children / youth / elders Dispensary Courier service
Preprimary school Veterinary Bus service
Primary school Family welfare centre Train service
Middle school Medicine shop Highway
Secondary school Treated Tap water Pucca road
Engineering school Uncovered well Kucchha road
Medical school Hand pump Footpath
Management school Tube wells Cooperative banks
Polytechnic River / Canal / Check Dam ( Irrigation ) ATM’s
Vocational training institution Drainage Agro Credit society
School for disabled Community toilet Banks
Post office Telephone land lines Self-help groups
Primary Health center Mobile phone lines ( Smart phones ) Public distribution system
Mandi ( agri market place ) Solid Waste to power (potential) Weekly haat ( mart )
Renewable energy sources Anganwadi ( For kids ) Safety / security
Community centre Citizen to Government connectivity Sports field
E Governance Cinema hall Sources of Government info for people
Public library Water availability & wastage of water Newspaper supply
Solid Waste to power (potential) Assembly polling station Renewable energy sources
Birth death registration office Power for domestic use Safety / security
Citizen to Government connectivity Power for industry / commerce E Governance
Power for agriculture Sources of Government info for people MSME industry data and employment
Water availability & wastage of water List of companies / clusters Solid Waste to power (potential)
Water availability and wastage of water