EOI for Empanelment of NGOs for Implementing Training Programme in JHARKHAND


Expression of Interest has been invited by the Department of Panchayati Raj, Government of Jharkhand, for Empanelment of Non-Governmental Organizations as agencies to support in implementing the training programme of the elected representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions and functionaries of the Panchayati Raj Department.

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Last date of submission of Hard Copy of Proposal: 19-07-2022 up to 3.00 PM

To nurture the Panchayati Raj Institutions as a grassroot democratic institution and to enable those institutions to function effectively for achieving SDGs and other development objectives requires comprehensive Capacity building efforts. Imparting effective and quality capacity building of elected representatives (ERs) and Panchayat Functionaries (PFs) require engagement and support of multi stakeholders of diverse areas and expertise.  

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Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) is one the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS), along  with other state sponsored schemes, to address the capacity building and training needs of the elected representatives thereby Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRJs) could function effectively.

Department of Panchayati  Raj, Government of Jharkhand intends to empanel  reputed non-governmental organization having  prior experience in Capacity Building and Training of Elected Representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions i.e. Ward members/Muhkiya/Panchayat Samiti members/Parmukh/Up-parmukh/Zila Parishad members/Zita Parishad Adhyksh/Upadhyksh, Field Level Workers (FLWs) i.e. Aaganwadi Workers/Sahiyyas/Jal Sahiyyas/Cluster Resource Person, and Community Based organizations i.e. Women Self Help Group/Adolescent Group etc.

Scope of Work of the empanelled NGOs:      

  1. The empanelled agency will support in providing training to the elected representatives and functionaries of  Panchayat  on  core  issues as well  as  thematic  issues  as  planned  by the department.
  2. The empanelled agency  will  provide  handholding    support  to  Panchayats  in  regularizing mandated Gram Sabha, special Gram Sabha,  Gender Training to EWR and will be responsible for identifying issues  which need advocacy and can be taken up at Gram Sabha meeting.
  3. The empanelled agencies may be assigned other works to strengthen the internal governance of the Panchayati Raj Institutions and create replicable model in the state.
  4. The  empanelled  agency  may  be assigned  to  conduct  Training  Need  Assessment  (TNA), Develop   Training   Module  and  Reference  Materials   for  the  elected   representatives  of Panchayat  Raj Institutions  and  functionaries  of the  Panchayati   Raj Department  and other concerned relevant departments.

Eligibility Criteria:

The agency must fulfill the following Eligibility Criteria:

i.   Should be an organization working in Jharkhand.

ii.  Should be a “not for profit” organization

iii. Should have in legal entity, and eligible to enter into agreement/contract with any of the government department/agency.

iv. Should have in legal existence on the date of the publication of the advertisement.

v.  Should have core capability and demonstrated evidence in the field of preparation, design, implementation and supervision of Capacity Building & Training, in addition the agency should have experience to conduct following areas:

a.    Working  experience to facilitate participatory planning.

b.    IEC/ Communication  strategy.

c.    Developing training modules  and other reference materials.

vi.   Should have successfully completed at least  four assignments of similar nature;  two with the support of the Ministry  of Panchayati Raj, Government of lndia or any government  department in any of the states in India and another two with support of any bilateral/multilateral/international/ national/private funding agency in the last five years preferably in the field of Capacity Building and Training.

vii.  Should have requisite number of professionals with relevant experience and qualification.

viii.  Should  have minimum average annual  turnover of INR 25 Lakhs in the last 3 completed financial years.

ix.   Should have empanelment  in the  NGO Portal  Darpan.

x.    Should have a base office in Jharkhand.

xi.  NGOs I Agencies,  empanelled with the Department of Panchayati Raj, Government of Jharkhand, who did not accomplish the assigned work during last empanelment period, are not eligible to apply for this empanelment.

xii.  Should  have  neither  been  blacklisted  nor  debarred  currently  by  any  Government department/ government agency/public sector institution/ agency etc.  in last 5 years.

Technical Criteria for Empanelment:

NGOs which qualify  in every aspect of the basic criteria will be considered for technical criteria. The technical criteria will consist of the following sections upon which the technical scoring will be evaluated.  This section must be included in the technical proposal in form of presentation.

i.    Understanding the scope of work of the participating agency/institution

ii.   Approach towards imparting  training  methods/IEC

iii. Experience  of preparing training module

iv. Thematic  area specializations  I focused work

V.  No of training  conducted in last 5 years

vi. No of Master Trainers (MTs) and Human Resource available

Application Process:

The Application  Format, Declaration/ Undertaking and other forms are annexed with this Eol. The application for Expression oflnterest (Eol) in the format provided at Annex-I of this document along with all other relevant documents must be submitted in the hard copy along  with the a soft copy of the application in a pen drive to the following address on or before 21 days from the date of publication of this Eol  latest  by 1500 hrs.

Joint Secretary, Department of Panchayati Raj Government of Jharkhand, 2nd Floor,  FFP Building, Dhurwa, Ranchi – 834004, Jharkhand

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