Research, Surveys & Studies Capability Statement

The Centre for Advanced Research & Development (CARD) has been established to promote action research and to apply its findings for the protection and development of the society and its environment. CARD’s area of operation is nationwide as for as research and studies are concerned. CARD has in the past operated in the states of Uttranchal, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujrat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jharkhand. But the field implementation (action research) projects of CARD are limited to Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh states. In all with its Head Quarters at Bhopal it has field offices at 15 locations across the Central India.

CARD specializes in conducting impact assessment and perception studies using both conventional and innovative research tools. In case of impact assessment studies for the programmes of Central Government the main objectives are to see the implementation of the programme as per the set guidelines, the overall impact of all the programmes on villages in general and on the population below poverty line in particular, the role of the Panchayati Raj institution in programme implementation and the survival of assets created under different schemes. The conventional survey tools are used for such studies but with innovation and adoption. In case of research studies and perception studies modern tools like Micro Planning and Modified Quantified Participatory Assessment (MQPA) are extensively experimented.

Details of Evaluation / Survey Projects / Studies
Study / Assignments Period (Year) Development Partner
The Readiness Study of the Introduction of Injectable in the Goverment Family Planning Programme
2017
FPAI, Bhopal
To review prevailing situation of family Planning in Madhya Pradesh
2016
FPAI, Bhopal
Constraints in NTFP Value Addition Case Study of Blocks of Mandla and Dindori Districts
2015
UNDP, New Delhi
Study Regarding Impact of Implementation of Constitutional Provision over Schedule Tribal Community Concerning their Protection(MP)
2015
Tribal Research & Development Institute, Department of SC & ST, Government of MP
Study Regarding drop out tendency of Tribal students both Boys and Girls in Tribal sub plan area for the year 2010-11 to 2014-15
2015
Tribal Welfare Department
Reasons for non-usage of toilets, An assessment study of Balaght district of Madhya Pradesh
2015
WaterAid, MP
Study regarding CSR activities of JK Tyre Industries, Morena
2015
JK Tyre, Morena
Baseline survey report concerning farmer producer organisaion for Bhichhia and Ghugri Blocks of Mandla District
2014
SFAC, New Delhi
Baseline survey report regarding rehabilitation of families affected by Leprosy for Dhar District
2014
Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
Need Assessment and Perception Survey for BORL (Bharat Oman Refinary Limited) CSR works in Bina, District Sagar (MP)
2014
BORL (Bharat Oman Refinary Limited), Bina
Impact Assessment of BADI Pariyojna in Betul District
2014
PMPSU State Planning Commission, MP
Need Assessment and Perception Survey for CSR works in Dewas (MP), Sirhind (Punjab) and Vadodara (Gujrat)
2013
United Way of India / John Deere
Mapping of Child Care Institutions in 25 districts of Madhya Pradesh
2012
Catalysts for Social Action (CSA) Orissa
Assessment of Present Status of Animal Husbandary in the State with Special Reference to Milk Production
2011
Department of Animal Husbandary Chhattisgarh
Assessment of NREGA Activities for Improving Agriculture Water Management Scenario in MP
2010
IWMI
Assessment of Decentralized Rain Water Harvesting (Rewa Sagar/Khet Talab) Model for Agricultural Water Management in Madhya Pradesh.
2010
IWMI
Region-wise profile of Madhya Pradesh State : Livelihood mapping
2010
FAO
Potential and Future Scope of AWMs (Agriculture Water Management Solutions) in Madhya Pradesh: An Environmental Scan of Madhya Pradesh with a focus on Agro-climatic regions
2010
IWMI-FAO
Socio-economic Survey: BPL Pilot
2010
Govt of MP
Impact Assessment of ICDS M.P. (along with Sambhodhi – Rural & Urban)
2009
PMPSU, M.P. State Planning Board
C-DAP preparation for ten districts of Mahakaushal Region (Jabalpur and Narmadapuram divisions
2009
Department of Farmers Welfare & Agriculture Development,
Participatory value chain development in NTFP activities among women
2008
World Bank
Livestock Sector Policy Process Documentation
2008
IC-CALPI, CARD
Policy Document: Chhattisgarh livestock development program Sponsored by CALPI & AHD.
2007
SDC-CALPI, CARD
Impact Assessment of NREGA
2007-08
Ministry of Rural Development
Mid-term Evaluation of Watershed Projects & Evaluation of Watersheds Projects
2008
Rajiv Gandhi Mission for Watershed Management
Impact assessment of watershed programmes in MP
2008
M.P. State Government
Preparation of District Perspective Plan-National Food for Work Programme
2008
Zila Panchayat, Bhind
Backward Region Grant Fund
2007
Zila Panchayat, Dhar
Impact Assessment of NFFWP
2007
Ministry of Rural Development,New Delhi
Livestock & Poultry Sector in Chhattisgarh: Present Status and Approach for Future Development
2005-07
Department of Animal Husbandry, GoCG, CALPI, CARD & NCAEPR
Five Year Perspective Plan Under NREGS
2005
Zila Panchayat, Sidhi
Preparation of District Perspective Plan-National Food for Work Programme
2005
Zila Panchayat, Dewas
Study on Incentive Based Mechanisms for Changes in Land Use and Hydrology under Bhoj Wetland Project, Bhopal
2004-05
Wincrock, International & University of NewCastle, UK
Impact Assessment Study of Sarda Sahayak Pariyojana in 15 districts of Uttar Pradesh.
2004-05
Planning Commission, New Delhi
Impact Assessment of Pani Roko Abhiyaan in 15 districts of MP
2004-05
UNICEF & Wincrock, International
First concurrent evaluation of projects under Samanvit Gram Vanikaran Samriddhi Yojana  (SGVSY)
2003-04
NAEB, Ministry of Environment & Forest
Sample Checks for plantation
2002-03
NAEB, Ministry of Environment & Forest
Impact Assessment Study of All Rural Dev.  Programmes in Selected districts of MP
2000-01
Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi
Impact Assessment Study of Watershed Development in 30 districts of MP
2001-02
Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi
RGM Evaluation Studies in Madhya Pradesh in selected districts of MP
2001-03
Rajeev Gandhi Watershed Development Mission, Bhopal
Quick Intensive Mid Term Evaluation of Watersheds in selected districts of MP
2002-03
Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi
Concurrent Evaluation of Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana  (SGSY) in 30 districts of MP
2002-03
Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi
Concurrent Evaluation of Special Project under SGSY in selected districts of MP
2002-03
Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi
Impact Assessment Study Of All Rural Development Programmes in selected districts of MP
2002-03
Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi
Quick Evaluation of Selected MORD Schemes in Selected districts of MP
2000-01
Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi
Present Education System Vis-à-vis People’s Perception / Aspirations in Selected districts of MP.
1999-00
Aide-Et-Action
Process Evaluation of Leprosy Elimination Programme in Selected districts of MP
1999-00
Danida-Danlep