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    ASIAN INSTITUTE FOR
    SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

  • Performed Assignments of AISD

    The research advisors of Asian Institute for Sustainable Development have developed expertise in several distinct areas, which are related to social, educational, developmental and economic research. It has a full-fledged Research and Consultancy Wing, which has been conducting various social, economic and psychological researches through its research advisors for past few years. The experiences of the research advisors vary from 5 to 25 years. Besides these, AISD is also imparting training on various research methodologies.

    Current Activities

    S.No. Description
    A Offering consultancy service for carrying various survey works related to people’s social, economic, developmental and psychological aspects.
    B Implementing community development projects to ensure holistic development of community.
    C Carrying out fundamental researches in the field of natural resources, health, education, and bio-medical instrumentation.
    D Providing training to trainers of trainees on sustainable resource use, health management, child rights, capacity buildings of stakeholders and livelihood based enterprise management.

    Recent Assignments of AISD

    Research and Planning

    S.N. Title of the Project Detailed description of the project Client Organisation Detailed description of actual services provided
    1 A study on the effectiveness of low cost irrigation technologies introduced by IDE Assess the effectives of low cost irrigational technologies with recommendations International Development Enterprises 1. Baseline report
    2. Gender report
    3. Annual impact report for 2006 and 2007
    2 Study on transition status in primary and upper primary schools in Jharkhand – Reason for and solution to low transition rate Assessed transition and drop out rate in Jharkhand from class I to VIII and analyzed reasons for low transition and high drop out rate Jharkhand Education Project Council (JEPC), Govt. of Jharkhand 1. Transition status from class I to VIII in 22 districts of Jharkhand
    2. Report on reasons for low transition and solution thereof
    3 Concurrent evaluation of Vitamin A supplementation programme (VAS) in Jharkhand Completed and rated as excellent Govt. of Jharkhand, MI & CINI 1. Assessment of VAS in 6 districts of Jharkhand
    2. Survey & Report writing
    4 Participatory village appraisal and preparation of Village Development Plan Conducted participatory appraisal in 120 villages in Ranchi and Gumla districts GVT, KRIBHCO 1.Prepared 120 Community problem analysis reports
    2.Prepared 120 participatory village plans
    5 Evaluation of Dular strategy in WestSinghbhum District Completed and rated as excellent ICDS, West Singhbhum & UNICEF 1. Assessment of Dular in West Singhbhum districts
    2. Survey & Report writing
    6 Assessment of gender dynamics in YARS project area in Jharkhand and West Bengal Conducted study on YARS RCH project impact Planned Parenthood Association of America – International (PPFAI) Report on impact of YARS project towards improvement in adolescent health
    7 Socio-economic study of 81 villages and preparation of CSR Action Plan Conducted socio-economic survey and prepared corporate social responsibility action plan for five years Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) 1.Sociometric and econometric data
    2.Village need assessment
    3.5 years action plan
    8 Midterm evaluation of HCDI’s community development programme in Hazaribagh Completed and rated as high quality HCDI Review report and recommendations
    9 Socio-Economic survey of project affected persons  and R & R action plan for Maithon Power Limited (Joint venture of TATA Power & DVC) Conducted socio-economic survey, and prepared   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan Maithon Power Limited (MPL) 1.Sociometric and econometric data
    2.Impoverishment risk analysis assessment
    3.Gender wise vulnerability analysis
    4.R & R action plan
    10 CSR need assessment for Maithan Power Limited (MPL) Conducted need assessment in 64 villages and prepared Village wise CSR plan for five years Maithon Power Limited (MPL) Five years CSR perspective plans
    11 Domestic Violence Against Women in Jharkhand Conducted assessment of nature and type of domestic violence against women in  Jharkhand OXFAM India 1.Nature and Extent of Violence
    2.Women’s Vulnerability to Violence
    3.Consequences of Violence
    4.Societal Response to Violence
    5.Issues Concerning Network Organisations
    12 Domestic Violence Against Women in Orissa Conducted assessment of nature and type of domestic violence against women in Orissa OXFAM India 1.Sociometric and econometric data
    2.Impoverishment risk analysis assessment
    3.Gender wise vulnerability analysis
    4.R & R action plan
    13 Impact Assessment of development interventions supported by BCCL, Jan Seva Trust in Palamau and Garhwa Districts in Jharkhand Conducted assessment of CSR activities in 40 villages of Palamau and Garhwa districts Bihar Caustic and Chemicals Ltd. (BCCL), Garhwa 1.Economic Self Reliance and watershed management
    2.Education and capacity building
    3.Health and family
    14 Socio-economic impact assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  BALCO’s Mainpat Mining Project  in Chhattisgarh Conducted socio-economic survey, and prepared   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan BALCO, Chhattisgarh 1.Sociometric and econometric data
    2.Impoverishment risk analysis assessment
    3.Gender wise vulnerability analysis
    4.R & R action plan
    15 Impact assessment of CSR activities during 2000-2008 & need assessment for 5 years CSR perspective plan in BALCO’s operational area Conducted socio-economic survey, and prepared   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan BALCO, Chhattisgarh 1.Impact assessment report
    2.Five years CSR perspective plans
    16 Socio-economic impact assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  ESSAR Coal Mining Project  in Jharkhand Conducted socio-economic survey, and prepared   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan ESSAR, Jharkhand 1.Sociometric and econometric data
    2.Impoverishment risk analysis assessment
    3.Gender wise vulnerability analysis
    4.R & R action plan
    17 Socio-economic impact assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  ESSAR Power Project  in Chandwa in Jharkhand Conducted socio-economic survey, and prepared   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan ESSAR POWER, Jharkhand 1.Nature and Extent of Violence
    2.Women’s Vulnerability to Violence
    3.Consequences of Violence
    4.Societal Response to Violence
    5.Issues Concerning Network Organisations
    18 Socio Economic Survey of Project Affected Families and Preparation of R & R Plan for Different Hydrostructure Sites at River Atem, Rehar and Confluence Point of Atem & Gej in Surguja District of Chhattisgarh Conducted socio-economic survey, and prepared   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan IFFCO, ICPL, Chhattisgarh 1.Sociometric and econometric data
    2.Impoverishment risk analysis assessment
    3.Gender wise vulnerability analysis
    4.R & R action plan
    19 Need assessment for 5 years CSR perspective plan in BALCO’s operational area Conducted need assessment in 25 villages and prepared Village wise CSR plan for five years VAL, Bidhanbag, W.B. Five years CSR perspective plan
    20 Impact analysis of CSR programme of Vedanta Aluminium Ltd. Conducted impact assessment study of CSR intervention Vedanta Aluminium Ltd. (VAL), Lanjigarh, Odisha Impact assessment report
    21 Social Economic and Anthropological Study of Dongria Kondh Conducted socio economic and anthropological study of Dongria Kondhs Vedanta Aluminium Ltd. (VAL), Lanjigarh, Odisha Socio economic and anthropological status of Dongria Kondhs
    22 Need assessment for 5 years CSR perspective plan in ESSAR Power Tori project Conducted need assessment in 5villages and prepared Village wise CSR plan for five years ESSAR Power, Jharkhand Five years CSR perspective plan
    23 Socio-economic impact assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  BALCO’s Taraimar Mining Project  in Chhattisgarh Conducted socio-economic survey, and prepared   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan BALCO Korba-Chhattisgarh 1.Sociometric and econometric data
    2.Impoverishment risk analysis assessment
    3.Gender wise vulnerability analysis
    4.R & R action plan
    24 Socio-economic impact assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  Gagan Power Project  in Dumka,  Jharkhand Conducted socio-economic survey, and prepared   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan Gagan Power Ltd., Dumka,  Jharkhand 1.Sociometric and econometric data
    2.Impoverishment risk analysis assessment
    3.Gender wise vulnerability analysis
    4.R & R action plan
    25 Socio-economic impact assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  JSPL Project  in Dumka,  Jharkhand Conducted socio-economic survey, and prepared   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan Jindal Steel & Power Ltd., Dumka,  Jharkhand 1.Sociometric and econometric data
    2.Impoverishment risk analysis assessment
    3.Gender wise vulnerability analysis
    4.R & R action plan
    26 Need assessment for 5 years CSR perspective plan in Gagan Power Project in Dumka Conducted need assessment in 11villages and prepared Village wise CSR plan for five years Gagan Power Ltd., Dumka,  Jharkhand Five years CSR perspective plan
    27 Need assessment for 5 years CSR perspective plan in JSPL Project in Dumka Conducted need assessment in 29 villages and prepared Village wise CSR plan for five years Jindal Steel & Power Ltd., Dumka,  Jharkhand Five years CSR perspective plan
    28 Social inclusion of gender and deprived section: Study of UNICEF initiated development projects Compiled case studies UNICEF, Jharkhand Documentation of case studies on social inclusion
    29 The External Evaluation EA-28/2008, Bihar floods Emergency Phase of the Program Field survey & report writing CARITAS INDIA – New Delhi Evaluation Report assessing Relief aid with Recommendations.
    30 Evaluation of Technology Mission of Horticulture Field survey & report writing Govt. of Meghalaya Evaluation report with physical and financial achievement with constraints and recommendations on  Technology Mission of Horticulture
    31 Way Forward – Implementation Of Programs In Line With Convention On Rights Of Children Specific To Jharkhand Process documentation & field survey UNICEF, Jharkhand Policy document on the status of children in Jharkhand titled “All Rights for all Children- ensuring child rights in Jharkhand”
    32 End line evaluation of  RISHTA programme of TSRDS under Packard Foundation Collection of data & process documentation TSRDS, East Singhbhum, Jharkhand Evaluation report on RISHTA programme of TSRDS
    33 Evaluation of Flood Rehabilitation Work under CARITAS Field survey & report writing CARITAS, Delhi Assessment of Rehabilitation measures provided to the flood affected people in Bihar and recommendations for improved performance in future relief and rehabilitation aid policies and programmes.
    34 Socio-economic Impact Assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  JSPL Steel Plant Project  in Potka, East Singhbhum, Jharkhand Conduct Socio-Economic Survey, Need assessment survey and prepare Corporate Social Responsibility Action Plan for five years and prepare   R&R action plan Jindal Steel and Power Ltd., Potka, East Singhbhum 1.Socio-economic Impact Assessment report
    2.Five years CSR perspective plan
    3.RAP
    35 Socio-economic Impact Assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  JIPL (UMPP) Power Plant Project  in Tilaiya in
    Hazaribagh, Jharkhand
    Conduct Socio-Economic Survey, Need assessment survey and prepare Corporate Social Responsibility Action Plan for five years and prepare   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan JIPL,(Reliance) Hazaribagh 1.Socio-economic Impact Assessment report
    2.Five years CSR perspective plan
    3.RAP
    36 Social Impact Assessment (SIA) of Project Affected Families of Ganeshpur Coal Block, Latehar for Tata Steel Ltd -Adhunik Power & Natural Resources Limited Conduct socio-economic survey, and prepare   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan Tata Steel- Adhunik Power Natural Resource Ltd., Jharkhand 1.Socio-economic Impact Assessment report
    2.Five years CSR perspective plan
    3.RAP
    37 Socio-economic Impact Assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  JIPL Coal Block Area in Keredari, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand Conduct Socio-Economic Survey, Need assessment survey and prepare Corporate Social Responsibility Action Plan for five years and prepare   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan JIPL, (Reliance) Hazaribagh 1.Socio-economic Impact Assessment report
    2.Five years CSR perspective plan
    3.RAP
    38 Documentation of community’s perception, views opinions and practices on polio and routine immunization in Sadar block of Pakur, Jharkhand Process documentation & field survey UNICEF, Jharkhand Documentation of community’s views and perception with regards to routine immunization and polio program
    39 To review the National and State level (Jharkhand) policy documents on technical guidelines /protocol and budgetary documents that include that references to SRH and its role in meeting MDGs especially 3,4,5 and 6. Review of policy document FPA India Review of Health and MDGs in Jharkhand
    40 Consultancy on Process Documentation of Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Govt. of Jharkhand Process Documentation on schemes of DDWS Dept. of Drinking water and sanitation, Govt. of Jharkhand Process Documentation on schemes of DDWS
    41 Need Assessment & CSR Plan for Tubed Coal Mines Ltd (TCML) Need Assessment Study TCML, Latehar 5 Years CSR Plan, Tribal Development Plan
    42 Impact assessment of Jharkhand Mahila Samakhya Program Comparative analysis of phase wise growth of the program and the Impact assessment of Jharkhand Mahila Samakhya Program on beneficiaries JMSS, Govt. Of Jharkhand Report on Impact assessment of Jharkhand Mahila Samakhya Program
    43 Review of First Area Strategic Plan Cycle of Child Fund India in Malkangiri, Orissa Review of ASP- Phase I ChildFund India, Malkangiri, Orissa Review report on Area Strategic Plan of ChildFund India in Malkangiri, Orissa
    44 Socio-economic Impact Assessment and preparation of Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan for  for Gare pelma IV/5 Block, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh Conduct socio-economic survey, and prepare   Rehabilitation & Resettlement Action Plan Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh Socio-economic Impact Assessment report and RAP
    45 Social Impact Assessment (SIA) of Project Affected Families of Manoharpur sub division Conduct socio-economic survey, and prepare   Rehabilitation & Resettlement action plan Electrosteel Steel Ltd. Socio-economic Impact Assessment report and RAP
    46 “Rapid Assessment of Yashodas in Orissa Assess the effectiveness of Yashodas in 16 district hospitals of Orissa Medica Synergie, Odisha Assessment of the effectiveness of Yashodas in 16 district hospitals of Orissa
    47 Implementation status and impact of MGNREGS in Jharkhand Review the status of implementation, study impact of MGNREGS and identify strengths and weaknesses in selected districts ISI, Delhi 1.implementation status of MGNREGS in Jharkhand

    2.impact of MGNREGS on Socio –Economic life

    48 Situational analysis study for the CCCD Plan India Project running in 15 villages of Churchu block of Hazaribagh District and 15 villages of Khutpani block of East Singhbhum District Assessment of the ground situation of the children in context and status of child deprivation NBJK/ Plan India, Hazaribagh Situational assessment report on CCCD Plan India Project running in Churchu block of Hazaribagh district and Khuntpani block of W. Singhbhum district
    49 Preparation of Socio economic survey and preparation of Rehabilitation Action Plan of Gare Palma sector II (GP II) coal block in the state of Chhattisgarh Preparation of Socio economic profile of PAFs, Preparation of Rehabilitation Action Plan and Tribal Development Plan LANCO, Mahatamil Mining and Thermal Energy Ltd, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh 1. Impact Assessment report
    2.Tribal Development plan
    3.RAP
    50 Research Study on Vulnerability of Migrant Children (Jharkhand) Engaged in Brick kilns of West Bengal 1.Pattern of migration mapping and its causes
    2.Migrant’s accessibility of essential services with respect to education, early childhood care and development and health
    3.Availability of government measures to curb migration4.Road map to curb migration
    Save The Children, India, Jharkhand Report on Assessment of vulnerability of children in two blocks – Bero and Itki of Ranchi district with special reference to children engaged in brick kilns with regard to child protection, education and health services.
    51 Impact Assessment of the Project on “Intervention in Decentralized Water Resource Development (Phase II) in 16 villages in Bundu block of Ranchi district, Jharkhand, under the Central India Initiative impact assessment on Project outcomes of enhancing livelihoods of tribal community with interventions on (i) revival and renovation of old pond structures; (ii) construction of dug wells and Lift Irrigation Schemes; (iii) stabilizing Kharif Crop and promotion of vegetable cultivation; and (iv) capacity building of CBOs KGVK/ CINI, Jharkhand Impact Assessment report of the Project on “Intervention in Decentralized Water Resource Development (Phase II) in 16 villages in Bundu block of Ranchi district, Jharkhand, under CINI
    52 Socio Economic Study (SES) of Project Affected Villages (PAVs) and preparation of Rehabilitation Action Plan of Rohne Coal Block in Barkagaon block Preparation of Socio economic profile of PAFs, Preparation of Rehabilitation Action Plan Rohne Coal Co.,Hazaribagh, Jharkhand 1.Socio-economic Impact Assessment report
    2.Five years CSR perspective plan
    3.RAP
    53 Impact Assessment for the Project “Improved Tribal Livelihood Options Through Watershed Management in Khatghara and Bandla Bera Nala Watershed, Gola block, Ramgarh  District, Jharkhand. Conduct Impact Assessment Study against the broad objectives as defined in the Project SRSMM/CINI(SRTT Funded) Impact Assessment Study Report for the project.
    54 Impact Assessment for the Project ‘Livelihood Promotion of Tribal Families in Hazaribagh through Development of their Land and Water Resource under Central India Initiative (CINI) Conduct Impact Assessment Study against the broad objectives as defined in the Project SUPPORT Hazaribagh/ CInI (SRTT Funded) Impact Assessment Impact Assessment Study Report for the project
    55 CSR Need Assessment and preparation of Five Years Perspective Corporate Social Responsibility Plan of villages falling within 10 km radius of Bihar iron ore mines and Ghatkuri iron ore mines, Saranda Division Forest, Noamundi, West Singhbhum, Jharkhand CSR Need Assessment Ms. Nirmal Kumar Pradeep Kumar CSR Need assessment and Five years CSR perspective plan
    56 Social Impact Assessment (SIA) study of Project Affected Families (PAFs)and CSR action plan for Seregarha Coal Block, Balumath, district Latehar, Jharkhand SES & CSR study Seregarha Mines Limited(JV of Arcellor Mittal & GVK) 1.Socio-economic Impact Assessment report
    2.Five years CSR perspective plan
    3.RAP
    57 Impact Assessment of the JANANI Project Assess interventions of fertility regulation, RTI /STI prevalence, maternal and child health, awareness on ANC /PNC care, institutional delivery, family planning measures, child health services, adolescence health and care, safe sex practices, immunization services etc ORRISIS, Sambalpur, Orissa Impact Assessment report of the JANANI Project
    58 CSR Need Assessment and preparation of Five Years Perspective Corporate Social Responsibility Plan of villages falling within 10 km. radius of Serajuddin iron ore mines, in Champua Sub-division, Keonjhar, Orissa CSR Need Assessment Serajuddin iron ore mines, Keonjhar, Orissa CSR Need Assessment and preparation of Five Years CSR Plan
    59 Social audit of CSR Activities for Adhunik Power & Natural Resources Limited (APNRL) Impact assessment of CSR activities APNRL, Saraikela Kharswan, Jharkhand 1.Assessment of CSR activities & impact on local community Assessment report
    2.Identification of implementation gaps
    3.Recommendations for decision makers in the company.
    60 CSR Need Assessment and preparation of Five Years Perspective Corporate Social Responsibility Plan of villages falling within 10 km. radius of Thriveni & Orewin Granite mines, in Chitoor district, Andhra Pradesh CSR Need Assessment Thriveni Consultancy Services (TCS) CSR Need Assessment and preparation of Five Years Perspective CSR Plan
    61 Social Impact Assessment (SIA) study of Project Affected Families (PAFs)and CSR action plan for Tiruldih Power project, district Saraikela, Jharkhand Preparation of Socio economic profile of PAFs, Preparation of Rehabilitation Action Plan and CSR perspective plan. Tata Power Ltd. 1.Socio-economic Impact Assessment report
    2.Five years CSR perspective plan
    3.RAP
    62 Concurrent assessment of impact of Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram in the selected dist/ states of H.P, Rajasthan, Tripura, Kerala, & Maharashtra Assessment of ongoing Janani Programme in 5 states Medica Synergie Ltd., Kolkata Assessment Report of  Janani Shishu Suraksha Programme in 5 states
    63 SIA study of Intake Pump House and Weir at Chandil Dam, Chandil, Saraikela Kharsawan Preparation of Socio economic profile of PAFs Tata Power Ltd. Socio economic study report & impact of the Project on the community
    64 End line Study of the Janani Project, Jharsuguda, Orissa Final Assessment of the Janani project ORRISSIS, Odisha Assessment Report of the Janani project
    65 Training Program on Sustainable Development Hindustan Copper Ltd., Kolkata
    66 SIA study of Project affected families (PAFs) of Moitra Coal Block Preparation of Socio economic profile of PAFs, Preparation of Rehabilitation Action Plan NECO Jayaswal, Nagpur 1.Socio-economic Impact Assessment report
    2.Five years CSR perspective plan
    3.RAP
    67 Training on CSR & Sustainability for the Officers and Manager of HCL at ICC, KCC and MCP Hindustan Copper Ltd., Kolkata
    68 Tribal Development Plan (TDP) for core & peripheral area of Tiruldih Power project  Preparation of TDP for the affected PAFs Tata Power  Tribal Development Plan
    69 Baseline Survey at each of the three units of HCL i.e. KCC (Rajasthan), MCP(M.P.) and ICC (Jharkhand) To assess the present socio economic condition of the villages in the area of ICC as well as within 20 km. radius around its mining areas Hindustan Copper Ltd., Kolkata Updating Baseline information for areas around the three mining units
    70 Socio Economic Survey/SIA Report of the Project Affected Families of North -West Quarry (PB-A Block) of Pakri Barwadih Coal Mining Project, Hazaribagh district, Jharkhand  Comprehensive Socio- Economic study NTPC, Hazaribagh  Socio-economic assessment report
    71 Assessment of the Socio-Economic status of the villages in the 3 mining districts of Joda circle, Keonjhar district, Koira circle in Sundergarh district and Baripada circle of Mayurbhanj district  Assessment of the Socio-Economic status of areas coming under EZMA Eastern Zone Mining Association (EZMA), Barbil, Odisha  Updating Baseline information for areas around the three mining units
    72 SES/SIA of Ghoraburhani- Sagasahi Iron Ore Block at Koira Sector in Sundergarh, Odisha Comprehensive Socio- Economic study Essar Steel India Ltd. Socio-economic assessment report

    Developmental Programme Implementation

    1. Livelihood Reconstruction through Sustainable Agriculture Project in Lanjigarh of Kalahandi District,Orissa State

    Project is aiming to enhance the annual household income of poor tribal of Lanjigarh Block by 300% in three years time by ensuring year round livelihood through sustainable agricultural practices, cultivation of medicinal plants and processing and marketing of NTFP. Project has assisting nearly 150 households to practise double cropping in 250 acres in the first year itself. Project covered 900 acres of land in 81 villages under sustainable agriculture and 914 farmers were benefited in three years time.

    Besides agriculture project is promoting commercial cultivation of medicinal plants with drip irrigation system, marketing and processing NTFP and Strawberry cultivation. Project is supported by Vedanta Alumina Limited.

    2. Resettlement and Rehabilitation of Project Affected Households by Orissa Power Generation Limited’s 1000MW Super thermal Project and Livelihood Reconstruction of PAPs

    Project in the first phase will resettle and rehabilitate 161 project affected households in their newly allocated colony at Manhorpur in Sundargarh district of Orissa. Besides this project will also look at the following aspects:

    • Construction of houses as per people’s convenience
    • Providing basic civil amenities like, roads, power connectivity, cultural and religious strictures, drinking and other water sources, drainage, etc.

    In the second phase project will assist around 600 persons to find out sustainable alternative livelihoods. Project is supported by Tata Power.

    
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