Research and Studies

ARPAN is involved in many studies and research including national level study titled “Strengthening the participatory process in watershed development projects in India”.

Organization involved in study of 8 watersheds for 8 States of India. The project was funded by ICEF through WASSAN, Hyderabad based organization. ARAVALI was Nodal agency for this project in Rajasthan.

ARPAN was also involved in Mid Term Evaluation of watershed project sponsored by Ministry of rural development and Ministry of Agriculture. Recently organization has involved in midterm evaluation of watershed project of the 5 NWDPRA watershed project under 10th Phase. This evaluation conducted by ARAVALI in 13 watershed projects in Rajasthan.

Following are the details:

WASSAN PROJECT
TitleStrengthening the participatory process in watershed development project in India
Facilitator and Nodal agencyARAVALI
Funding agencyICEF through Channel of WASSAN
PeriodJanuary 2005 to December 2006
Program HighlightsOne staff was selected as a study team member for the whole study in eight-watershed project in Rajasthan.
Budget

2004-05

2005-06

 

Rs 12,795/-

Rs 7,532/-

 

MID TERM EVALUATION
Program HighlightsOrganization has involved in mid term evaluation in almost ten watershed project with ARAVALI and individual evaluator.
Funding AgencyRural dept., GOR through ARAVALI

ARPAN has also nominated for this project as a District level institute (DLI) for the supplementary observation mechanism project (SOM) for Nagaur district. This is supported and funded by Ministry of rural development, Government of India. ARAVALI is the state level institute for SOM.

Other Fast Facts of the research and studies conducted by us are:

SUPPLEMENTARY OBSERVATION MECHANISM PROJECT (SOM)
ObjectivesTo improve the pace and track of the watershed program.

Online monitoring of ongoing watershed by independent experts for improve the quality of the program.

HighlightsFurnished and updated the data of 25 watershed project on the SOM website.
AreaNagore district
Funding AgencyRural dept., GOR through ARAVALI

 

SITUATION ANALYSIS OF COMMUNITY LIFT IRRIGATION SCHEMES INSTALLED AT PRATAPGARH
TitleTo find the present status of CLIS installed at Pratapgarh by DRDA during past 15-20 Years.
Funding agencyTribal Area Development Department, Udaipur
Period2005-06
Program HighlightsDuring the Study it was critically analyzed the reasons behind the closure of CLIS and the non working condition.

Research team, after the situational analysis, compiled an excellent Project Report within 15 days.

The report extracted those non working CLIS which could be easily revived cost effectively.

BudgetRs 32,500/-

 

PROVISION OF URBAN AMENITIES IN RURAL AREA (PURA)
ObjectivesTo bridge the gap between rural & urban community
HighlightsA baseline survey of complete information regarding the future urban infrastructure in nearly villages.

Compile an excellent Project Report

AreaNavalgarh block of Jhunjhunu district
Funding AgencyRural dept., GOR through Zila Parishad
BudgetRs 1,18,163/-

 

HOUSEHOLD BASELINE SURVEY UNDER TSC
ObjectivesTo identified the facts of sanitation work for poor rural community
HighlightsA baseline survey of complete information regarding individual household

Compile an excellent Project Report for 2000 families within a limited time period

AreaJaswantgarh block of Jalore district
Funding AgencyZila Parishad, Jalore
BudgetRs 60,237/-