Our methodology

Study of the scheme details:

i. Meeting the core implementation team either through a physical/virtual meeting to crystallise the requirements of the study,
ii. Study of the objectives, strategy, the physical and financial progress, implementation system, processes, and the outcome expected of the scheme/policy
iii. Study of implementation of similar schemes in other places to enable cross-learning

Finalising the research methodology

i. Sampling techniques – size and selection methods
ii. Preparing the Field survey formats to reflect the objectives of the study
iii. Mode of administration of the survey and list out persons for in-depth interviews

Data structure and IT system

i. The data about the scheme would be defined, and the data about the required data fields would be called for from the IE. This data would be analysed for adequacy and consistency.
ii. Designing IT tools, including mobile apps for data capture from the field
iii. Digital capture of the data from the field – use of data analysis tools
iv. Analysis of the data captured from the field for robustness, completeness, consistency and accuracy.
v. Comparing data with the secondary data for validation.

Field work and verification of the status on the field

i. Field visit by the members of CRISP for interaction with the stakeholders – it is expected that the members would stay in the field for in-depth understanding of the field level status, and to find ways for improving the same.
ii. Administering the surveys: The surveys would be administered by field level researchers under the guidance of the CRISP team assuring unbiased surveys.
iii. Getting insights from the stakeholder interaction which can lead to better systems for implementation.

Report writing

i. The entire team of CRISP would examine the evidence and discuss the suggestions for improvement
ii. These suggestions will be further field-tested on a random basis to ensure that they are practical and can be implemented
iii. This would be shared with the IE in exit meeting, for taking feedback
iv. The report would be finalised, and presented
v. The Report would be published in reputed academic journals, and other places for wider dissemination.