Salient Features of Planning Monitoring Evaluation And Research Section
- SRSP approach to Planning Monitoring Evaluation And Research differs from conventional approaches of monitoring and evaluation. It seeks to engage project stakeholders, especially rural communities, proactively in assessing the progress of the programme activities and achievement of their results.
- Though the programme context is complex, diverse, highly interrelated and strategic in nature, nonetheless, SRSP Planning Monitoring Evaluation And Research system is simple, unwieldy and affordable.
- The tools used encourage dialogues and discussions, problem identification, analysis, and implying an appropriate action to solve it for meaningful development results.
- Voice and views of the rural communities, local needs, priorities, aspiration and local resources are given more importance; investment plan or portfolio of opportunities.
- Integrates the more formal, data-oriented side together with the informal monitoring and communication.
- Participatory exercises (semi-structured interviewing, stakeholder analysis, mapping, drawings), collection of baseline (based on PRA and rigorous economic analysis) are few of the techniques employed to monitor results.
- ‘Not simply believing in information collection’ rather emphasizing a positive approach to learning and improving performance through adaptation, innovation and flexibility.
- A continuous process of learning, framework for action, a vehicle for programme development, diversification and improvement.
- Collection of Gender disaggregated data reflecting needs of poor, vulnerable and marginalized especially women.
- Assessment based on standard operating procedures and processes for various programme (micro finance, micro infrastructure development, social mobilization) components.