CLIENTS & PROJECTS

Recent Market Surveys

Name of the Project Client Synopsis
Market feasibility of Hydroponics vegetables in Greater Kolkata region Arkanic Pvt Ltd Estimating the market size, price  across segments and perception of selected hydroponics vegetables
EV Bus Inter-city Service Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Ltd Survey among passengers of inter-city bus services to understand the facilities that should be provided and at what price for selected routes across the country
Trade Survey on T-shirts and Track pants in West Bengal Fitway Textiles Understanding consumer preference and trade terms among retailers of T-shirts and Track pants in selected cities of West Bengal
Location Specific Feasibility for setting  up Medium Scale Modern Format Retail Store in Salt Lake City Tai Industries Ltd Catchment Analysis to assess the market demand / potential as well as profiling the customers for setting up new store.
Feasibility Study For Electronic Billboards Tata Consulting Engineers (TCE) Preparation of feasibility report for installation of smart outdoor hoarding/billboards in Raipur Smart City, Chattisgarh.
Perception Survey in Schools St. Augustine’s Society, Barrackpore Gauge the perception of own schools as well as competing schools, determine the parameters which drive the USP of a particular school and to understand how to improve the overall image perception of the school.
Feasibility For A New KG-12 English Medium School in Andul, Howrah St. Augustine’s Society, Barrackpore Estimate the need gap for justification of setting up a new English Medium ICSE Board KG-12 school in the proposed location, with a final student strength of 2500.
Market Feasibility Survey On Setting Up a B Ed College In West Bengal Angel Education Society Estimate the number of students in the catchment area who would be keen to take up B Ed courses for 3 years and 1 year and estimate the number of seats on offer from other competing Institutes in the same area.
Survey Of Schools in and around Kolkata for Information on their Fee Structure for Students St. Augustine’s Society, Barrackpore The scope of the survey included collection of data on fees paid by students at each of the target schools. All classes, from Nursery till Class XII were covered by the survey. For schools which do not offer +2 level, the survey was limited to Class X.
Study of Remuneration Package of Teaching Staff in Schools in and around Barrackpore St. Augustine’s Society, Barrackpore Objective of the study was to understand the prevailing remuneration of teaching staff in various schools in Kolkata and Barrackpore so as to keep their own school competitive in attracting and retaining teaching talent.
Exit Poll – Lok Sabha 2014 News Nation Exit Poll in 180 Lok Sabha Constituencies, selected based on those Constituencies which show the maximum variation in voting pattern between the 2004 and the 2009 LS elections. Exit polls are used to collect demographic data about voters and to find out the parties for whom they voted. Information on these sensitive constituencies strongly indicated the direction of voting for the other constituencies.
Survey for Multi-Level Car Parking Facility at Alipore Wadia Techno – Engineering Services Ltd On Street-Off Street parking locations, no of available car parking slots and rates, vehicle accumulation at parking areas, information from parking users about purpose, duration, etc.,  traffic volume survey
Price Tracking Of Television and Camera Sets in the Trade, West Bengal Sony India Monthly Trade Monitor to capture MOP information from the network of the sample stores so that appropriate processes can be put in place to discourage damaging pricing practices.
Market Survey for Management Institute in Kalyani, West Bengal Angel Education Society Estimation of students keen to take up Bachelor’s courses, No of seats from Other Institutes, SWOT analysis, students’ & parents’ perspectives and key influencers, parameters affecting choice of Institute.
Rural Research Survey in Karnataka & Maharashtra Hindustan Unilever Questionnaire development (Household, Kirana Store, SHG, ASHA/ANM, Doctor and Village Panchayat/Local Teacher) for early intervention based preventive health business targeting in rural India.
Survey among HT Power Consumers in West Bengal and Jharkhand Bengal SREI To analyze quantum of power consumed, average tariff rates, satisfaction level with quantity and quality of power of major industrial units. Identification of present power supplier and problems with regards to electricity.
Study on Thermal Paper Products Yash Papers Ltd To analyze the present market of thermal papers, major brands availability and their market share, industry specific usage, pricing of different brands, import and export potential and projected growth rate by end user segment.
Consumer Study on Tea Tea Board, Ministry of Commerce To quantify domestic tea consumption behaviour into Product and User segments and to understand shifts in the consumer behaviour. To identify strategies to increase consumer base and tea consumption in domestic market.
Survey on Retailers and Consumers-Orissa and Assam Bycell Telecommunications India Pvt. Ltd. To identify Consumer’s Mobile usage pattern, market potential from non-user angle, demand estimation of different services and willingness/profile to become partners of ByCell.
Dipstick Study on ICICI Bank Customer Education Series ICICI Bank To educate customers on aspects of regulations, safety options, etc. and to promote more transparency in the way business is conducted by banks with respect to retail customers.
Customer Satisfaction Survey for Ferro-manganese and Manganese Ore Buyers MSTC LTD Measure the satisfaction level of the current customers, identify areas of weakness in the system and identify customers’ perception for further improvements.
Study on Brazing and Soldering Products Jagshaan Industries Total national market estimate of Brazing & Soldering products and projected growth rate by End-user segments, Import & Export data and Pricing of different products.
Study on Brazing and Soldering Fluxes Algorithm India Estimate total market for survey products, projected growth of Indian market, projected growth by end user segments, total market size estimates by end user segments, prices of major branded products along with material specifications
Concept Market Survey on Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Madhumita Construction Pvt Ltd To assess the feasibility of establishing the non-IT activities in the SEZ, market acceptance of different uses proposed, competition from other similar activities, potential for other activities.
Customer Satisfaction Survey ICICI Bank Customer satisfaction study to evaluate the perception of their customers on the services provided (Assets, Liabilities) acquired via the Bank channel. Perception of various Corporate relationships acquired by ICICI bank sales/relationship team on channel finance business.
Distribution Study For Tata Tele Services Tate Tele Services Dealer perspective evaluation, penetration level of RCVs and handsets, service quality & company support to dealers.
Principal Satisfaction Survey MSTC LTD Measure the satisfaction level of the Principals, identify areas of weakness in the system, explore Principal’s suggestions for further improvements as well as explore possibilities of taking on new business.
Market Research on Diamond Trade MSTC LTD Prepare marketing strategy for MSTC’s diamond trade in India.
Market Research for Tourism in Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Tourism Board, Government of Chhattisgarh Prepare marketing and tourism promotion strategy for Chattisgarh Tourism Board.
Satellite Radio Study (IDC) Pied Piper in nine major cities of India IDC Household survey in P3, P4, P5 cities and villages around P2, P3, P4, P5 cities

 

Wound Care Management, All India Indegene Life Systems Private Limited To understand the Wound Care market, prescription behaviour of the doctors in this market, perception mapping about the various brands in this market, etc.
Mother Horlicks Indegene Life Systems Private Limited To understand the market dynamics and to identify how the Nutritional Supplements segment works
Marketing of HPL LPG Global Consultancy Marketing of HPL LPG as an Automotive Fuel
Usage and Attitude study on Nimulid at Nepal Panacea Biotech Survey among Medical Practitioners / Patients in Nepal

Recent Consultancy Projects

Name of the Project Client Synopsis
Implementation of Resettlement Action Plan for flood packages under West Bengal Major Irrigation and Flood Management Project (WBMIFMP) West Bengal Major Irrigation and Flood Management Project (WBMIFMP), Irrigation and Water Ways Dept. Govt. of WB Improve the existing irrigation network in the DVCA within the state, to optimize conjunctive and sustainable use of ground and surface water across the DVCA in different irrigation seasons and to reduce the flooding in the Lower Damodar Sub Basin areas. This specific sub project is for the implementation of the RAP under the given project.
Road User Satisfaction Survey

 

Himachal Pradesh Road Transformation Project (HPSRTP) (World Bank Funded) The study comprised of a baseline study, mid-term survey and now an end line survey to gauge the changes in people’s perception over years. An affirmative change in the perception of the users over the Baseline and Mid-term gauges will be indicative of the success in the constant endeavors of HPSRTP / PWD.
Third Party Evaluation of the Schemes Implemented by Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

 

TRIOs Development Support (P) Ltd Depth Interviews with senior level officials and beneficiaries interview across the 8 states, i.e. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim to evaluate the Govt. Schemes.
Baseline survey, Monitoring and Evaluation and Concurrent Monitoring under World Bank assisted Assam Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project (ACCSDP) Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Private Limited Designing and executing project baseline survey, mid-term and end-line surveys. Developing robust baseline data was a priority during the first year of the project’s implementation. These surveys enabled independent tracking of the compliance with the key results specified in the results framework defined by the World Bank as well as broader parameters linked to the project’s outcomes.

 

Beneficiary Feedback Survey of CESC’s CSR Projects, (for the year 2017,2018 and 2019) CESC Limited The Perception Survey has been conducted in nine selected projects being supported by CESC with the aim to assess and understand the impression/perception of the Communities / beneficiaries targeted by CESC’s CSR projects.
Monitoring and Evaluation of Punjab Road User Satisfaction Punjab State Road Sector Project The study comprised of baseline study, midterm survey and endline survey to gauge the change in people’s perception over years.
Arunachal Pradesh Labour Welfare Cess Administration Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board under Department of Labour, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh Identify causes of low labour cess collection, develop system to stop leakages in cess administration and improve revenue
Monitoring of Setting up of  Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) in the districts of Nagaon, Kamrup, Nalbari and Sonitpur in Assam Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLP Developing and establishing the data base for organizing commercially viable Agriculture based producer organizations in the districts of Nagaon, Kamrup and Nalbari and Fishery based producer organizations in the districts of Nagaon and Sonitpur and to provide requisite data and information for developing sound business plans for these producer organizations and assist the producer organizations to develop and strengthen the linkages.

 

Evaluation Work under Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) in Jharkhand Jharkhand State Labour Welfare Society Assessment of the post-enrollment benefits generated among BPL households, enrollment process for the BPL households, quantity, value and quality of services rendered under the scheme.

 

Citizen Perception Survey in 40 ULBs under KUSP Programme Kolkata Urban Services for Poor (KUSP) To access the citizen’s satisfaction and attractiveness in all 40 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)
Bus Terminus Project at Rajarhat, New Town, Kolkata Bengal Greenfield Housing Development Company Limited Interaction with vendors and contractors to ensure execution of contracted work as per guidelines, communication with Consultants and Architects to resolve technical issues, suggestions of any material or process or technical improvements to improve quality.
Consultancy Services for Designing of Rehabilitation Township at Madhudanga and Madhabpur Integrated Coal Mining Limited Design of schematic layout of the villages with detailed drawing of housing blocks with toilet along with detailed breakup of cost for construction
Preparation of Techno Economic Feasibility Report for Railway siding at Lanka, Assam SREI/ Calcom Cement Identification of Private Investors, Demand Assessment, conducting feasibility study, Assessment of infrastructure, firming up of risk management plan, assisting in preparation of bid documents, drafting of advertisement, short listing of developers and selection of promoters.
Preparation of Techno Economic Feasibility Report for mining operation at Umrangshu, Assam SREI/ Calcom Cement Identification of Private Investors, Demand Assessment, conducting feasibility study, Assessment of infrastructure, firming up of risk management plan, assisting in preparation of bid documents, drafting of advertisement, short listing of developers and selection of promoters.
Detailed Project Report for coal based Thermal Power Plant in Bihar for IPCL SREI Interaction with Government departments for data collection, Preparation of tentative layout map for the plant, assessment of demand supply scenario of power in Bihar and estimation of cost for the plant.
Detailed Project Report for sustained growth in manufacturing and trade of Country Liquor and Spiced Country Liquor in Bihar SREI Analysis of issues relating to present manufacturing and trading practices of country liquor, assessment of market size, growth potential, existing policies and strategies in State, preparation of strategy for organized production and procurement.
Consultancy Services for completion & commissioning of NeST Towers at Technopark Campus, Trivandrum NeST Review of tender documents, identification of material requirement, elimination of unwanted materials, discussion and coordination of work with contractors and consultants & fixation of weekly completion targets.
Detailed Project Report for Integrated Steel Project G. M. Iron & Steel Company Limited To work out Detailed Project Report towards their new project of setting up of a new steel-making factory in Orissa
Corporate Diversification Strategy MSTC LTD Preparation of corporate marketing strategy.
Corporate Diversification Strategy Balmer Lawrie Ltd Undertake environmental scan, identify M & A, do sort analysis on targets, shortlist companies for acquisition.

Earlier Market Research Studies

Pilot testing of water purification kit – Hindustan Lever Ltd.

Derma fest Conference at Mumbai – Indegene Life Systems Private Limited

Project GERD – Indegene Life Systems Private Limited

APICON Conference at Hyderabad – Indegene Life systems Private Limited

Product feasibility in Nepal – Panacea Biotec

Feasibility of LPG as auto fuel – Haldia Petrochemical

Market research assessment of Telecom backbone demand for Optical Fibre Cable Infrastructure in Tamil Nadu – Infrastructure Leasing & Finance Services Ltd.

Project `TRIMS’ – To identify the after-market potential for Auto Trims of Maruti 800 & Esteem Models at Selected Centres – Birla Corporation Ltd.

Project FILAWOUND – Market Study on Filament Wound Composite Pipes – Strategic Engineers (Pvt.) Ltd.

 

Project “PLASTKAN” – Market Survey to assess demand for setting up of a growth centre at Jaipur in District Kanpur Dehat & Preparation of Marketing Concept Plan – U.P. State Industrial Development Corporation.

Market Study for Optical Fibre Connectors Cords & Ceramic Ferrules – Hoist Holding Pvt. Ltd.

Concept Development Test for Engine Oils and Petroleum Products – Caltex India Ltd.

Marketing Channel Studies for Carbonated Soft Drinks – Coca-Cola India Ltd.

Market Survey on Polymer Flocculent – Tomen

Market Survey on All Aluminum Alloy Conductors –Masha Cables & Conductors (P) Ltd.

Market Survey on Industrial Automation – Omron Asia Pacific Ltd.

Market Research & Analysis of Sulphuric Acid –Rajasthan State Mines & Minerals Ltd.

Project LAMI (Laminated Particle Board) – Study on particle board & MDF – Merino Panel Products Ltd.

 

Study on Technical Services – Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminum Research Development & Design Centre (JNARD & DC)

Market Survey on Décor Paper – The Simplex Mills Co. Ltd.

Market Survey on Duplex Board – The West Coast Paper Mills Ltd.

Market Study on Large Liquid Food Containers – Tetra Pak (India) Ltd.

Market Study for Fluorinated HDPE containers – Bloom Finest Pvt. Ltd.

Opinion poll on attitudes towards Life Insurance – Life Insurance Corporation

Opinion Polls on Stock Market – Business India

Customer Satisfaction Study in Gujarat – State Bank of India, International Banking Department, Ahmedabad

Market Survey on Heavy Duty Industrial Chains – HDIC Capital Solutions (India) Ltd.

Market Survey on P.S.C. Pipes – Everest Engineering Works

Market Survey Report on Industrial Gases – Daurala Organics Ltd., New Delhi

T.V. Ownership Survey – Videocon

Market Study Report on Card and Stationery – RSVP  Ltd., Kolkata

Market Survey on Common Salt – Century Chemicals, Mumbai

Lakshadweep Heritage Tourism – A Market Survey Among Tourists – INTACH

Market Survey on Aluminum Extruded Products – Bihar Extrusion Company

Market Survey on Tissue Paper – Yatindra Papers Inds. Ltd.

Visual Blood Strip Study, All India – Indegene Life Systems Private Limited

Opinion Poll in Delhi and Maharashthra – A Media company

Derma fest Conference at Mumbai – To gauge perception of doctors

Mystery Caller Study – Kolkata, Vizag, Chennai & Mumbai – ORG PL

  Exploratory and Concept Development for Cooking Ranges – Quadra Advisory Services

Strategy Formulation and Brand Choice Studies – General Motors India Ltd.

Advanced Concept Test for New Brands of Cigarettes – Indian Tobacco Company, Calcutta

Market Survey on Docfile Iron & Docfile Iron span pipes – Project Black Beauty – KPMG India Pvt. Ltd.

Market Survey on Purified Iso Phthalic Acid & Phthalic Acid – Garware Chemicals Ltd.

Project Hot Chips – Market Survey on Semiconductor Integrated chips – Texas Instruments India Ltd.

Market Survey on Industrial Safety Products – Mallcom India Ltd.

Project Hifi- Market Survey on Global Communication System – Kirloskar Computer Services

Market Potential for Hi-Tech Products in Small Scale Industries sector – Project `LAGHU’ – Ministry of Industry

Assessment of the situation of small and medium enterprise in India & Assessment of Investment environment in India – Consulate General of Japan

Advertising/Communication Development for Women Contraceptives – Future Group/USAID

Market study on essential oils – Indian Natural Medical Products

Study on Concept Testing of Green Consumption covering 5000 Households and 50 Industrial Units –Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Market Survey on Indian Pipe Industry – Electrosteel Casting Ltd.

Customer Satisfaction study – Vizag Steel Plant Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.

Market assessment on Lube Oil Packaging in India – Tetrapak India, Balmer Lawrie-Van Leer Ltd.

Market Survey on Electronic Circuit Repairs & Service Tools in Selected cities in India – Chemverse Consultants Ltd.

Assessment of Services provided by Public Sector Banks – A survey among Account Holders – State Bank of India

Study on Traffic Flow and Attitude of Visitors Towards Proposed Ropeway at Pavagadh – M/s Usha Breco Ltd., Kolkata

An Assessment of Production, Marketing, Distribution and Availability of Textbooks for Elementary and Secondary Education – Rajasthan Department of Education and UNICEF

Report on Industrial/Commercial/Dealer’s Segment and Acceptability of Piped LPG among Builders – Gujarat Gas Company Ltd., Ahmedabad

Report on Survey Among Users and Non-users of the Ropeway at Hardwar/ Malampuzha – M/s Usha Breco Ltd., Kolkata

Project `BANDHAN’- Demand Assessment Study for various Brands of Cement in Karnataka State – Mysore Cements Ltd.

Customer Satisfaction Survey for National Bearing Corporation & Comparative Performance of major Bearing Players – Project “GRAHAK SANTOSH” –National Engineering Industries Ltd.

Study on Heavy Duty Industrial Fans – Fouress Engineering

Project Copper Cable – Research & Suggestion on Prospect of telecom cable in India/ Mktg. Strategy, possible areas of business concentration/ intervention in telecommunication – Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd.

Market Survey on Coirret and Pithplus – National Research Development Corporation

Market Survey on Carbon Dioxide & Hydrogen – Inox Air Products Ltd.

Brand Audit Study for a Pesticide Brand – Zeneca ICI Agrochemicals, Chennai

All India Market Survey on Tea Consumption Habits – Indian Tea Association

All India Insulin Market Study – Indegene Life Systems Private Limited

Survey of Petrol Retail Outlets on all major Highways of India – Reliance Industries Ltd.

Opinion Poll in Chhattisgarh – A Media company

APICON Conference at Hyderabad – Indegene Life Systems Private Limited

Project GERD – Phase II & III – Indegene Life Systems Private Limited

Perception study of Anti-Asthma Inhalants – I & II, all India – Indegene Life Systems

Earlier Monitoring and Evaluation Studies

Monitoring and Evaluation of Himachal Pradesh Road User – Himachal Pradesh Road Transformation Project (HPSRTP) (World Bank Funded)

Baseline survey, Monitoring and Evaluation and Concurrent Monitoring under World Bank assisted Assam Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project (ACCSDP) – Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Private Limited

Monitoring and Evaluation of Punjab Road User – Punjab State Road Sector Project (World Bank Funded)

Monitoring of Setting up of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) in the districts of Nagaon, Kamrup, Nalbari and Sonitpur in Assam – Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLP (World Bank Funded)

Evaluation Work under Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) in Jharkhand – Jharkhand State Labour Welfare Society

Monitoring and Evaluation of CESC’s CSR Projects, 2017 – CESC Limited

Monitoring and Evaluation of CESC’s CSR Projects, 2018 – CESC Limited

Monitoring and Evaluation of CESC’s CSR Projects, 2019 – CESC Limited

Midterm Evaluation MNGO and FNGOs under NRHM/RCH-II Programme – NRHM, Orissa

Evaluation study of SDT/ VCTC & Blood Bank for CGSACS, Chhattisgarh – Project Director Chhattisgarh Health Society

Evaluation of Targeted Intervention in the State of Chhattisgarh – Project Director Chhattisgarh Health Society

Monitoring and Evaluation Studies for South Asian Foundation for Human Initiatives (SAHFI), a NGO

Evaluation of Urban Community Development Programme in Cuttack city – Govt. of Orissa

Study on Evaluation of National Social Assistance Programme – Ministry of Rural Areas and Employment

Study for Evaluation of Road Safety Programmes conducted by NGOs – Ministry of Road Transport and Highways / Central Institute of Road Transport, Pune

District Level Monitoring of Rural Development Scheme – Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi

District level Monitoring of MoRD Schemes – Phase II – Ministry of Rural Development

Monitoring & Evaluation Study of Rural Water Supply Schemes in M.P. and U.P. – Ministry of Rural Areas & Employment

PMRY Evaluation in West Bengal – Directorate of Cottage and Small Scale Industries, GoWB,

PMRY Evaluation in West Bengal – Directorate of Cottage and Small Scale Industries, GoWB,

Quick Evaluation of TRYSEM Programme – Ministry of Rural Development, Delhi

Concurrent Evaluation of Schemes of APSC Finance Corporation – AP SC/ST Finance Corporation, Hyderabad

Evaluation Study of Targeted Public Distribution and todays Anna Yojana – Department of Food and Public Distribution, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Evaluation of Woolen Carpet Weaving and Production Centers – Indext-C, 18/4, Udhyog Bhavan, Sector – 11, Gandhinagar

Evaluation of Incentive Schemes for Handicraft Co-operative Societies – Indext-C, 18/4, Udhyog Bhavan, Sector – 11, Gandhinagar

Evaluation Study of Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) TD – Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India

Evaluation of Community Based Water Quality Surveillance Project in Medinipur (West Bengal) – UNICEF, Kolkata

Impact Evaluation of Rural Sanitation Programme in West Bengal – State Institute of Panchayat and Rural Development, GoWB, Kalyani, Nadia (West Bengal)

Evaluation of Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting Component of the GOI-UNICEF Child’s Environment Prog. – UNICEF, New Delhi

Impact Evaluation Study of Maharashtra Rural Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation Project – PPMU, Water Supply and Sanitation Department, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai

Study on Evaluation of Water Users Association in Karnataka – Public Affairs Centre

Evaluation of Environmental Protection – Water Resources Management Project – UNICEF, New Delhi.

Evaluation of Computerization of Land Records in   Karnataka – Public Affairs Centre

Evaluation of First National AIDS Control Project – National AIDS Control Organisation, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi 

Evaluation of PNGOs implementing TI programme among selected population sub-groups vulnerable to HIV AIDS in Eight District of Orissa – State AIDS Cell, Dept of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Orissa

Evaluation of TI Projects in Manipur – Manipur State AIDS Control Society

Impact Evaluation of the Campaign for Promoting HIV / AIDS Behavioural Change in Low Prevalence states of North India – A Qualitative Research – BBC World Service Trust, New Delhi

Mid-term evaluation of the targeted intervention projects – Arunachal Pradesh State AIDS Control Society

Impact Evaluation For Promoting HIV/AIDS Behavioral Change in the Low Prevalence States of North India – BBC World Service Trust, New Delhi

Rehabilitation and Resettlement

Conducting baseline socio-economic survey, advocacy, counselling with PAPs on their rights as far as R&R policies are concerned.

Coordination with NHAI, Civil Contractors, and Supervision Consultants, M&E team, local administration, land revenue offices, community and the project affected people.

Identification of Project Affected People / Family, issue of Identity Cards and assessment of their losses due to expansion of highways.

Preparation of Micro plans and disbursement of money to the PAPs against their individual losses.

Assisting the PAPs to identify suitable resettlement sites in coordination with the local administration and the client.

Skill assessment of the PAPs and providing Income restoration training program in association with competent trainers.

Implementation of IEC on HIV/AIDS along the highways and local school

Consultancy Services for Designing of Rehabilitation Township at Madhudanga and Madhabpur – Integrated Coal Mining Limited

Evaluation and Monitoring of suitable Annuity schemes for the PAPs under R&R Policy – West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation

Consultancy Services for Evaluation and Monitoring Support for Implementation of Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) for Construction Packages IVB, IVD, VA and VC, under Third National Highway Project – SAFHI  (World Bank Funded)

Consultancy Services for Evaluation and Monitoring Support for Implementation of RAP for Package IVB, IVD, VA, VC in the States of Bihar and Jharkhand under TNHP – SAFHI (World Bank Funded)

Consultancy Services for Monitoring & Evaluation of Implementation of RAP of 4-Laning and Strengthening of Various Sections of NH 8B, NH 15 & NH 14 in Gujarat – SAFHI (World Bank Funded)

Consultancy Services for Uttar Pradesh State Roads Project – Project Coordinating Consultants (PCC) Services  – SAFHI (World Bank Funded)

Consultancy services for Rehabilitation Action Plan and Supervision of Implementation of RAP for Vadodara-Halol Road Project – SAFHI

Consultancy services for Rajasthan Stage Highway Project – Phase IA, Louis Berger Int. Inc. New Delhi – SAFHI

Consultancy services for Social Impact Assessment and Preparation of Rehabilitation Action Plan for PCC Services for Rajasthan State Highways Project – Phase I and IA – SAFHI (World Bank Funded)

Consultancy services for Socio-Economic Survey & Preparation of RAP for PAPS of Baghua Sub-project, Dept of Water Resources, Bhubaneshwar – SAFHI

Consultancy services for Socio-economic Baseline Studies & Preparation of RAP for Indravati Irrigation Project – SAFHI

Baseline Surveys – Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Socio-economic Baseline Studies and preparation of IPDP for 6 Irrigation Sub–Projects in Orissa – World Bank

Socio-economic Baseline Studies for Tamil Nadu State Highway Project – World Bank

Socio-economic Baseline Studies and preparation of IPDP for nine coal mines of Mahanadi Coalfields and Central Coalfields – Mahanadi Coalfields

Socio-economic Baseline Study – Upper Penganga & Majalgaon Irrigation Projects

Slum Upgradation Study in Baroda and Surat as part of World Bank assisted Gujarat Urban Development Project – World Bank

Projects on Rural Development

Baseline survey (Agriculture & Fishery) covering 5600 farmers, wholesalers/ commission agents / retailers across the four districts of Nagaon, Kamrup, Nalbari and Sonitpur in Assam to assess the marketable surplus and to determine the price buildup in the value chain of the identified crops / fish – Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Private Limited

Study on Socio-economic Impact of Kutir Jyoti Programme in Rural Areas – REC Ltd., New Delhi

Study on Utility of Kissan Passbooks in Gujarat & Rajasthan – Ministry of Rural Areas & Employment

Poverty Alleviation in Aurangabad – Ministry of Rural Areas & Employment, New Delhi

Beneficiary Survey of REGP – All India – CAG, New Delhi

Status of Panchayati Raj Institutions – Ministry of Rural Development

Situational Analysis of Complex Dev. Issues of villages of Khattra Block – Bankura Dist. – CARE India, Kolkata

Study on Self Help Groups in AP – Dept. of Rural Development, Govt. of AP, Hyderabad

Baseline Survey for Implementation of Women’s Dairy Co-op. Leadership Programme in Five Selected Unions in India – National Dairy Development Board, Anand

Survey of Balance between Poverty Reduction & Social/Eco Infrastructure Development – Nippon Koei Survey Team, Bhopal

Food Insecurity & Vulnerability Profile of Rajasthan & Jhabua (MP) – World Food Programme, New Delhi

Mobilization of Tasar Farmers in favour of MP Sericulture Project – Consultancy Team for MPSP, Nippon Koei Co. Ltd., Japan

Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Dairy Industry under WDCLC Programme – National Diary Development Board, Anand, Gujarat

Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Profile for Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh Ph I – World Food Programme, New Delhi

World Food Programme Phase II & III – WFP, New Delhi

Baseline Study of CASHE Project TIER-I (Household/ SHG / NGO Level) in A.P, Orissa & WB – CARE India

Study of Consumption Habits of SHG members in MYRADA Project Areas – MYRADA and Sanghamitra Financial Services

Impact of SHG on the Social / Empowerment status of women members in Southern India – MYRADA, Bangalore

Feasibility study on Diversification and Linkage possibilities for Zari Cluster of West Bengal – SIDBI

Baseline Study on Community Based Drought Response Programme in Orissa – CARE, Orissa

Social Audit of RIDF supported Gokul Gram Yojana – NABARD

Projects on Water and Environmental Sanitation

CRSP in West Bengal & Gujarat – Ministry of Rural Areas & Employment

Technical Audit for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation in Uttar Pradesh – MDP Consultants Pvt. Ltd

Baseline Survey for SIDA assisted project in Puri, Orissa – UNICEF, Bhubaneswar

Baseline Survey for SIDA Assisted Project in Tehri Garhwal District of U.P. – UNICEF, Lucknow

Baseline Survey for SIDA assisted project in East Singhbhum, Bihar – UNICEF, Patna

Baseline Survey for SIDA Assisted Project in Sehore District of M.P. – UNICEF, Bhopal

Baseline Survey for SIDA Assisted Project in Tonk District of Rajasthan – UNICEF, Jaipur

Implementation of the Bangalore Public Fountain Survey – Common Wealth of Australia

Public Fountain Survey – Stage II – Australian Managing Contractor, Australia

KAP Study on Safe Water Use Practices and Diarrhoeal Diseases in West Delhi – Population Services International, New Delhi

Projects on Water Resources

Study on Watershed Mgt. Plan for Catchment Treatment of Upper Indravati Project – Indravati Development Division, UIHEP. Khetiguda.

Environmental Assessment Study for Extension of Right & Left Canal System of UIIP – Indravati Development Division, Irrigation Dept. Govt. of Orissa.

Stake Holders’ Analysis for FSR in HP – International Institute for Environment & Development, London

Estimation of Sediment Yield & Mgt. of Sediment transport for the proposed Alumina Project at Rayagad – Larsen & Toubro Limited, Mumbai.

Project Appreciation Exercise for M&E System Development for NERCRMP – AE for M&E – NERCRMP, Shillong

M&E System Development for NERCRMP – NERCRMP, Shillong

Study on Income Generation for Women, Landless & Other Disadvantaged Groups – Watershed Management Directorate, Dehradun

Biomass Assessment Study in Bharatpur District of Rajasthan – Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited

District wise Biomass Assessment Study in 34 Districts of Maharashtra – MNES New Delhi

Apex Institute for Biomass Assessment Study – Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources, New Delhi

Consultancy Support on Training Needs / Impact Assessment of CUSIP – DFID, Cuttack

Strengthening of Watershed Programme in Andhra Pradesh – Rural Development Department, GoAP, Hyderabad

Feasibility Study for Food Processing Options of Horticulture Produce from Coochbehar, Jalpaiguri & Darjeeling – The Project Director, The North Bengal Terai Development Project, Phase III, Jalpaiguri

Survey on Entertainment Parks – Hyderabad Entertainment and Amusement Developers Pvt. Ltd.

Survey on Resorts – Shree Mitra Estates Pvt. Ltd.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Studies

Independent Review and Consolidation of Environmental & Social Assessment Process on the East-West Corridor (World Bank Funded)

Socio-economic Baseline Studies for Tamil Nadu State Highway Project (World Bank Funded)

Socio-economic Baseline Studies and preparation of IPDP for 6 Irrigation Sub-Projects in Orissa (World Bank Funded)  

Socio-economic Baseline Studies and RAP for Upper Penganga & Majalgaon Irrigation Projects

Social Impact Assessment Studies for Tamil Nadu State Highway Project (World Bank Funded)

Socio-economic survey and formulation of RAP for six open cast mines in Madhya Pradesh

Socio-economic Study of Slums in the Peri-urban Areas of Eastern Kolkata

Study on Improving Basic Services in Selected Slums of Cuttack, Orissa

Study on Low Cost Sanitation Scheme in West Bengal

Consultancy Projects for providing Technical and Supervisory Services to South Asian Foundation for Human Initiatives (SAHFI), an NGO

  1. Agriculture related projects for Self Help Groups
  • Partner Organisation: Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of West Bengal in the districts of Burdwan, 24 Parganas(S), Birbhum and Hooghly, West Bengal.

 

  • Scope of work: ORG has provided Consultancy Services towards formation, supervision and monitoring of SHGs set up by SAFHI.

Through the implementation of Swarnajayanati Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY), SAFHI has formed 650 Self Help Groups in districts of West Bengal and about 70 percent groups are involved in agriculture and allied activities. OLIVE has arranged support services to enable the SHGs to improve quality of life and increase income. SHGs have passed 1st (some of them passed 2nd gradation) and received the revolving fund, which is a major achievement in the state. ORG is also involved in the revival of erstwhile DWCRA groups to enable them to start economic activities by providing all necessary support and arrangement of credit linkage and marketing assistance in 24 Parganas (S) district.

 

  • Details of SHGs:
District No of SHGs No of SHG Members Villages
Burdwan 329 3,744 144
Birbhum 77 873 48
Hooghly 147 1,673 63
24 Parganas (S) 97 706 35
  650 6,996 290

 

 

 

 

  1. Water Management Project for Upgradation in Agricultural Activities

 

  • States: Orissa & West Bengal, Karnataka

 

  • Districts: Ganjam, Dhenkanal & Angul of Orissa, Birbhum of West Bengal and Bangalore of Karnataka

 

  • Partner Organisation: Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India, European Commission, Water Resou0rces Dept., Govt. of Orissa (GoO), DRDC Birbhum district, West Bengal (GoWB). Client SAFHI.

 

  • Scope of work: ORG has provided Consultancy Support to SAFHI in methodology, instrument development, training and supervision for the projects detailed in the following table.

Participatory Rural Assessment, community mobilization, technical guidance on agriculture & related activities, formation and nurturing of Water Users Associations (WUAs), Capacity building of WUAs for smooth handing over of the canal system, Facilitating awareness generation, participatory planning and survey, capacity building of Communities, formation of Users’ Group (UGs), water Committee (WC), technical guidance to UGs.

Name of the Project Client Year Beneficiaries
Community Organization support to MI Schemes Located in Balugaon & Berhampur Clusters European Commission & Water Resources Dept., GoI. 2004 Farmer  families
Community Organization support to MI Schemes Located in Phulbani and Nayagarh Clusters European Commission & Water Resources Dept., GoI. 2004 Farmer  families
Support for Rehabilitation of Kantiokateni and Kantapal MIP, Dhenkanal District, Orissa. European Commission & Water Resources Dept., GoI. 2004 286 farmer families (OC-11, BC-191, SC-82, ST-2 & Male-273, Female-13)
Comprehensive Hamlet Development Programme of SC/ ST at Boothivizhy Hamlet. Attappady Hill Area Development Society, Agali 2004 125 households comprising 750 persons within the hamlet
Implementation of Watershed programme under DPAP at Muraroi I Block covering around 3,200-hectare area. District Rural Development Cell, Birbhum. 2005 Small & Marginal  Farmers of  Santoshpur, Banarampur, Dalimba & Moloypur  Watershed  area of Murai 1 block of Birbhum District, West Bengal

 

  1. Other Agriculture Project Consultancy Services to SAFHI
Name of the Project Client
Year
Beneficiaries
Neem Plantation, Processing & Marketing in Tribal Villages of Puruliya District National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development 2009-2014 Tribal Women
Capacity Building Training through Agriculture related Programmes

 

CMU, KUSP- DfID, NHAI, District Rural Development Cell, NABARD, SIDBI, Dept. of Science & Technology, GoWB, Panchayats & Rural Development Department, SBI 2004 250 identified unemployed youths at Gayeshpur Municipality, Nadia
Rural Industries Programme for Jangipur Subdivision in Murshidabad District, West Bengal Small Industries Development Bank of India 2009 -Ongoing 850 Identified rural youth

 

 

  1. Baseline Survey Research Project Consultancy Services to SAFHI

 

Name of the Project Sponsoring Agency
Socioeconomic Impact of Mobile Phones IIM, Ahmedabad
Survey on Child Labour in South 24-Parganas district Dakshin Chabbish Parganas Sishu Shramik Punarbasan Samity

 

Baseline Survey for Water Purification Kit IPHE
A Socio Economic Enquiry on Arts & Culture in India, (All major towns in India) Ford Foundation
Sample Survey for Technical Assistance Project for the Asian Development Bank and Calcutta Municipal Corporation EGIS Consulting, Australia
Beneficiary Needs Assessment for Rural End-use Applications of Small to Medium (3.5 HP to 15 HP) Multi-purpose Internal Combustion Engines at Akola Savanthvadi & Thanjavur Partha S. Ghosh & Associates Private Limited, Calcutta.

 

 

 

Institution Building – Capacity Building Training

  • Livelihood opportunity to 250 identified unemployed youths at Gayeshpur Municipality, Nadia for initiating and sustaining economic activities / reorganising their traditional skills to help them achieve a better living through alternative livelihood options
  • Identify required training to 300 municipalities staff for up gradation of their skills through Training Need Assessment under 8 municipalities of West Bengal
  • Rural Entrepreneurship Development Program (REDP)

Consultancy for Rural Industries Programme under the auspices of SIDBI

This is an innovative programme designed by SIDBI for promoting entrepreneurship among the Rural Youth.

The client implementing the project was SAFHI. The consultancy support by ORG India covered

  • Identification of viable industrial ventures
  • Identification of technical and managerial support institutions for development and support to rural entrepreneurs
  • Identification and motivation of rural entrepreneurs, including non IRDP functionaries in rural and semi urban areas
  • Helping in upgrading skills of entrepreneurs
  • Assistance in preparing project reports and secure bank finance
  • Assistance during the disbursement and implementation stage of projects
  • Assistance in marketing
  • Training and motivation

 

The coverage of the program was Burdwan and Murshidabad districts, West Bengal.

Period of the programme was from November 2003 to October 2006 for Burdwan district, and from February 2009 to September 2014 for Murshidabad district.